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[9 May 2019 | 5 Comments | 1,606 views]
LED ZEPPELIN OFFICIAL DOCUMENTARY DUE/ ROBERT PLANT US TOUR DATES/ LZ NEWS/DEBORAH BONHAM BAND IN US/TBL KNEBWORTH 40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT/TBL ARCHIVE ATLANTA & TAMPA 73/PF OF LZ CLIP/MILES DAVIS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE -SPURS!

Official Led Zeppelin documentary due:
This very exciting news broke yesterday – this one via the Uncut website:
Led Zeppelin have confirmed that their new career-spanning documentary film, directed by American Epic’s Bernard MacMahon, is currently in post-production and poised for release later this year as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations.
It features brand new interviews of Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones, as well as rare archival interviews with the late John Bonham – the first and only time the band have participated in a documentary in 50 years.
“The …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[25 Apr 2019 | 12 Comments | 1,367 views]
50 YEARS OF DL MUSIC PASSION/THE ROCK MACHINE TURNS YOU ON/LZ NEWS/WALKING INTO CLARKSDALE 21 YEARS GONE/ THE DESTROYER/VIP VICTORIA RECORD FAIR/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

It was 50 years ago – 50 years of DL music passion 1969 – 2019:
I ran this piece last week to celebrate this personal music milestone  – here it is again with some additional content.
It all acts as prelude to a series of DL Celebrates 5o Years of Music Passion postings that will appear throughout the year. The first of which, The sampler Albums – The Rock Machine Turns You On follows this introducionary piece
50 years ago around the Easter period, The Beatles released their first single of 1969. Get Back …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[16 Apr 2019 | 3 Comments | 1,465 views]
STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN LZ MASTERS HAMMERSMITH LONDON REVIEW/ LZ NEWS/ PAUL RAYMOND RIP/ TBL ARCHIVE PAGE & PLANT BUXTON 25 YEARS GONE & HAMMERSMITH ODEON 31 YEARS GONE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE – 50 YEARS OF DL MUSIC PASSION

Stairway To Heaven – Led Zeppelin Masters
Hammersmith (Odeon) Apollo
April 14, 2019
The good lady Janet and myself were due to attend Sunday’s show but were unable to make it.
Long time TBL friend and contributor Michaela Tait was there to file this on the spot report:
The last time I was at the Hammersmith Odeon (I know it’s the Apollo now, to me it’s always the Odeon!) was to see the premiere of the Celebration Day film, an event attended with my son and friends from all over the UK and beyond. Last …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[1 Apr 2019 | 2 Comments | 1,465 views]
JOHN PAUL JONES 100 CLUB RESONANCE FM GIG REVIEW/LZ NEWS/JIMMY PLAYS STAIRWAY /TBL ARCHIVE -1971 BBC IN CONCERT & PRESENCE /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

My thoughts on…
John Paul Jones, Thurston Moore & Steve Noble – a benefit concert for Resonance FM: 100 Club, London, March 28, 2019:
John Paul Jones was reunited with ex Sonic Youth guitarist Thurston Moore for the first time in a decade last night – back in 2009 they collaborated on the score for the stage show Nearly Ninety to celebrate choreographer Merce Cunningham’s 90th birthday
They linked up again for special benefit performance to aid the annual fundraising efforts by community radio station Resonance FM. The non-profit station has been broadcasting …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[26 Mar 2019 | 6 Comments | 1,644 views]
JOHN PAUL JONES RESONANCE FM 100 CLUB GIG -TBL MEET/LED ZEPPELIN I – IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO/ ROY HARPER REVIEW /PAGE & PLANT MAD MONTH OF MARCH 1998/STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN LZ MASTERS INTERVIEW/SCOTT WALKER RIP/ TBL 45/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

This Thursday…
John Paul Jones, Thurston Moore & Steve Noble – a benefit concert for Resonance FM 100 Club London: March 28, 2019:
To re-iterate the details of this gig taking place on Thursday at the 100 Club in London:
A unique musical meeting of three of the most inventive performers of our time – for perhaps the only time – all to benefit Resonance FM! As co-founder and legendary multi-instrumentalist with Led Zeppelin, John Paul Jones needs no introduction. A restless and radical musical innovator for over half a century – as …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[27 Feb 2019 | 5 Comments | 1,910 views]
ROBERT PLANT SAVING GRACE IN ST ALBANS/DL INTERVIEW/LZ NEWS/LZ PLAYLIST PROGRAMME LAUNCHED/PHYSICAL GRAFFITI 44 YEARS GONE/MARK HOLLIS RIP/CODA BEDFORD GIG/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Saving Grace featuring Robert Plant-  The Alban Arena Friday February 22, 2019…
TBL on the spot report:
Saving Grace – Back To The Future…
Dateline : September 25,1999:
The Priory of Brion – The Boardwalk, Sheffield.
From backstage right Robert strides on as Kevyn Gammond strikes up the moody intro of Season of the witch
‘’When I look out my window
Many sights to see’’
Those are the words Robert Plant utters as he walks up to the mic
It sounds so right Simple as that it’s evident from the first note that Robert’s voice is as powerful an instrument …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[20 Feb 2019 | 3 Comments | 1,816 views]
ROBERT PLANT SAVING GRACE IN BATH/TBL ISSUE 44 LATEST/LZ NEWS/GLASGOW 1972/ EVENINGS WITH LZ COMMENTARY PART 4 /ZAVVI RETAIL TEN YEARS GONE/HARLEQUIN RECORDS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Saving Grace featuring Robert Plant –Saturday February 16, 2019
The Forum, Bath
TBL on the spot report by Rob Whitmarsh:
Less than a month ago an unknown band called Saving Grace performed their debut gig at a very low-key show at Bishop’s Castle on January 25th 2019. Their line-up sounded very promising though, as the band consisted of: Suzi Dian (vocals), Tony Kelsey (guitar and mandolin), Matt Worley (banjo), Oli Jefferson (percussion), and Robert Plant (vocals).
I’ve heard of that male singer before and have been following his musical reinventions for decades, so when …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[16 Jan 2019 | 2 Comments | 2,031 views]
CLASSIC ROCK MAGAZINE/CLASSIC ROCK RADIO INTERVIEW/LZ NEWS/EVENINGS WITH LZ COMMENTARY /MICK BONHAM RIP/RADIO LONDON /CODA IN MK/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

The new issue of Classic Rock:
As mentioned last week, on the occasion of Jimmy Page’s Birthday last Wednesday – how fitting it was to see this new issue of Classic Rock on the newsagent shelves.
This new issue of Classic Rock has a supplement Led Zeppelin The Birth of A Legend 50th Anniversary Special. This includes a feature on their early days and the making of Led Zeppelin 1 by Mick Wall and an introduction piece that sets the scene about their impact on the US by Mike Tremaglio and… myself …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[2 Jan 2019 | 2 Comments | 1,723 views]
JOHN PAUL JONES ON THE OCCASION OF HIS BIRTHDAY/MARK BLAKE BOOK EVENT/HAPPY BIRTHDAY RICHARD COLE/ IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO/HMV IN ADMINISTRATION/MOTT THE HOOPLE/TBL DATES FOR 2019/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

John Paul Jones on the occasion of his 73rd Birthday:
John Paul Jones is 73 today (January 3)…
John’s activity over the past 12 months included attending the Festival of Writing and Ideas at Borris House in Ireland on June 8 and 9, performing with Julie Felix at her 80th birthday concert in London on June 17 and with his a new line up Snoweye at the Varangerfestivalen in Norway on August 11. Commenting on his long awaited opera The Ghost Sonata John said “My background has been in classic and in …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[28 Dec 2018 | 7 Comments | 1,476 views]
HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM ME TO YOU/ LEMMY 3 YEARS GONE / TBL 2018 SUMMARY/DL BEST OF THE YEAR LISTINGS  /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
So that was the year that was….2018…
It was the 50th Anniversary of the formation of Led Zeppelin and there has plenty to celebrate – reissues for How The West Was Won and the Soundtrack From The Song Remains The Same, the Record Store Day Rock And Roll single, and the publication of the official Led Zeppelin By Led Zeppelin book
There was no shortage of other Zep related books with Chris Salewicz’ Jimmy Page The Definitive Biography and Mark Blake’s  truly excellent Peter Grant biography garnering much press coverage.
As for me, well it’s …