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[21 Sep 2017 | 4 Comments | 1,067 views]
REMEMBERING JOHN BONHAM 37 YEARS GONE…/ LZ NEWS/ROBERT PLANT FOR 2018 BYRON BAY BLUES FESTIVAL/CARRY FIRE UNCUT REVIEW/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Remembering John Bonham 37 years gone… 
On the week of the 37th anniversary of John Bonham’s passing, there is some exciting news to report on plans for the long awaited permanent memorial in his home town of Redditch.
This story via the Redditch Advertiser:
REDDITCH rock legend John Bonham could finally be honoured with a statute in the town centre, the Advertiser can exclusively reveal.
Plans have been put forward for a large bronze memorial depicting the Led Zeppelin drummer in Mercian Square, off Church Green.
Ros Sidaway, from The John Bonham Memorial Fund (JBMF), said the …

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[13 Sep 2017 | 6 Comments | 1,327 views]
EXCLUSIVE GLENN HUGHES INTERVIEW AND BCC IV ALBUM REVIEW/LZ NEWS/JIMI HENDRIX AND MARC BOLAN REMEMBERED/TBL ARCHIVE  – A CELEBRATION BOOK LAUNCH AND 02 REUNION PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
The Return of Black Country Communion:
TBL ISSUE 43 PREVIEW:
‘’There’s a lot of commitment from everybody – we have never had so much fun working on a BCC record ‘’
As Black Country Communion re- group for a fourth chapter, Dave Lewis catches up with Glenn Hughes
It was quite a surprise when news broke back in 2016 that Black Country Communion were re grouping to record a fourth album. The Anglo American supergroup comprising vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes , Jason Bonham on drums, Derek Sherinian on keyboards and guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, had seemingly …

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[4 Sep 2017 | 21 Comments | 1,446 views]
DL AT 61/LZ NEWS /TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL – BLUEBERRY HILL AT 47/WALTER BECKER 1950 – 2017/ FREE IN FINLAND/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

DL AT 61: ON THE OCCASION OF MY BIRTHDAY…
61…how did that happen!
61 is the new 21!
As usual when a birthday rolls around , it’s a good time to quantify what I do, what I like and take stock…
Firstly some timelines:
I was 7 years old when I first saw a live concert (The Dave Clark Five show)
9 when I first saw Tottenham Hotspur play
13 when I first heard Led Zeppelin
15 when I first started work at British Home Stores (sadly now gone)
15 when I first saw Led Zeppelin live at the Empire …

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[29 Aug 2017 | 4 Comments | 1,304 views]
YARDBIRDS ’68 RELEASE/ TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL – MTV UNLEDDED 23 YEARS GONE PART 2/LZ NEWS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Yardbirds ’68 Forthcoming Release Details:
The official Jimmy Page website has now officially announced the forthcoming release of Yardbirds ’68.
Available now for the very first time, Yardbirds ’68 presents an 18-track double album produced by legendary guitarist and producer Jimmy Page.
This special album features re-mixed live recordings from the Anderson Theater in March 1968 alongside Studio Sketches recorded in the same era and the album features music from The Yardbirds members Jim McCarty, Chris Dreja, Jimmy Page and Keith Relf.
“We thought this might be lost forever, but we’ve rediscovered it, re-mixed …

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[24 Aug 2017 | 8 Comments | 1,513 views]
TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL – PAGE & PLANT MTV UNLEDDED 23 YEARS GONE /YARDBIRDS ’68 RELEASE ANNOUNCED/LZ NEWS/02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE TBL LONDON MEET PLAN/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Jimmy Page & Robert Plant – MTV Unledded – 23 years gone….TBL Archive Special:
23 years ago this week, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant reunited for two performances filmed by MTV at the London TV Studios for their Unplugged series. Appropriately dubbed Unledded, this saw the pair roll back the years with an inspiring re-evaluation of the Led Zeppelin catalogue.  I was lucky enough to attend both days filming – indeed I was involved in supplying the TBL database for the ballot of ticket distribution. Looking back It was an incredibly …

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[11 Aug 2017 | 6 Comments | 1,306 views]
KNEBWORTH 38 YEARS GONE – MORE MEMORIES AND RECOLLECTIONS /LZ NEWS/GLEN CAMPBELL 1936 -2017/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive Special – Knebworth August 11th 1979 – Then as it really was…38 years gone…
To mark the 38th anniversary of the Knebworth August 11th performance here are further extracts from the Led Zeppelin Then As It Was  -At Knebworth 1979 book:
Book Extracts:
This is the original text written for Tight But Loose, issue number 3.Whilst much of it bathes in a rose tinted glow, it certainly succeeds in capturing the pure wonderment of the event as seen through the eyes of a starry eyed twenty two year old fan eager …

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[25 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 1,360 views]
THEN AS IT WAS – LED ZEPPELIN AT KNEBWORTH 1979 BOOK RELAUNCH/ LZ NEWS/CLASSIC ROCK BATH FESTIVAL 1970 FILM STORY /ELVIS BOOK EXTRACT 2/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE/

Led Zeppelin Then As it Was – At Knebworth 1979
To mark the forthcoming 38th anniversary of the Led Zeppelin Knebworth concerts I am relaunching the Then As It Was Led Zeppelin at Knebworth book.
The book is available at a bargain price of £10 plus postage and packing.
If you have yet to indulge here is a full background of the contents:
Led Zeppelin Then As it Was – At Knebworth 1979 Written and compiled by Dave Lewis.
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The contents…
Hardback style book in the same size as the Feather In The Wind book …

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[28 Jun 2017 | 3 Comments | 1,508 views]
FEATHER IN THE WIND OVER EUROPE 1980 BOOK EXTRACT/LZ NEWS/ TBL ARCHIVE – HOW THE WEST WAS WON & US TOUR 1977 PART 2 /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Feather In The Wind – Led Zeppelin Over Europe 1980 book relaunch:
This week marks the 37th anniversary of the final Led Zeppelin tour – a low key 14 date trek taking in Germany, Belgium, Holland, Austria and Switzerland.
To celebrate this anniversary, I am relaunching the Feather In the Wind book – the price is a bargain £10 including postage and packing.
Note – stock of the book is now running down so if you have yet to check out the book now is the time!
This is a fantastic opportunity to invest in the definitive account of the tour …

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[21 Jun 2017 | 4 Comments | 1,476 views]
FEATHER IN THE WIND OVER EUROPE 1980 BOOK RELAUNCH /LZ NEWS/ TBL ARCHIVE 2003 DVD FEEDBACK AND LA FORUM 1977 / CHRIS CHARLESWORTH ELVIS BOOK/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Feather In The Wind – Led Zeppelin Over Europe 1980 book relaunch:
This week marks the 37th anniversary of the first dates of the final Led Zeppelin tour – a low key 14 date trek taking in Germany, Belgium, Holland, Austria and Switzerland.
To begin a month long celebration of that final tour, I am relaunching the Feather In the Wind book – the price is a bargain £10 including postage and packing.
Note -stock of the book is now running down so if you have yet to check out the book now is the time!
This is a fantastic opportunity …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[7 Jun 2017 | 8 Comments | 2,124 views]
LONDON TERRORIST ATTACK/TBL ARCHIVE 1- THE LED ZEPPELIN 2003 DVD RELEASE – TBL ARCHIVE 2 STORYTELLERS 2002/JPJ IN CHURCH/ROBERT ON BBC RADIO/ LZ NEWS/SGT PEPPER AT 50/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

LONDON TERRORIST ATTACK:
I watched the first news reports of the terrible terrorist attack in London late on Saturday night and then woke on Sunday to hear the full extent of the horror that unfolded around London Bridge and Borough Market – totally shocking.
Thoughts and a prayers go out to all those affected by yet another senseless attack….
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TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL 1 – THE LED ZEPPELIN 2003 DVD RELEASE –  14 YEARS GONE:
It’s now some  14 years ago that Jimmy Page unlocked the Led Zeppelin film archive to present the five hour double DVD set simply …