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Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[7 Mar 2018 | One Comment | 1,762 views]
JIMMY PAGE & ROBERT PLANT WALKING INTO ISTANBUL -20 YEARS GONE/LZ NEWS/DEMISE OF THE NME/BILL TURNBULL/RUSS SOLOMON RIP/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL :JIMMY PAGE & ROBERT PLANT LIVE IN ISTANBUL – 20 YEARS GONE…

Now this one is a bit of an epic.  This was first published in TBL 13 – It’s an road chronicle of the TBL crew’s adventures in pursuit of Jimmy Page and Robert Plant across the and month of March 1998. This took in two dates in Istanbul – something of a zenith in my own ‘’Crazy things I’ve done in the name of Zep’’ portfolio, followed by the superb Shepherds Bush Empire gig which in …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[1 Mar 2018 | 8 Comments | 1,836 views]
RECORD STORE DAY RELEASE – SOME DL THOUGHTS/PHYSICAL GRAFFITI 43 YEARS GONE – TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL/ 1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/ LZ NEWS/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

RECORD STORE DAY x LED ZEPPELIN = COLLECTING JOY: 
…AND STILL BIGGER THAN ANYONE ELSE…
Some DL thoughts…
The announcement of the Led Zeppelin Record Store Day special limited edition single on Tuesday, was met with what has become a familiar mixed bag of comments – some for, some very much against.
Call me a fool, but a limited edition single with two unreleased mixes of two of their finest achievements on yellow vinyl? Come on, what’s not to like!
Yes, the strategy of Record Store Day is by no means perfect – too many releases now …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[21 Feb 2018 | 14 Comments | 1,766 views]
PHYSICAL GRAFFITI TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL – 43 YEARS GONE/1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/LZ NEWS/ ROBERT PLANT REVIEW/WHISTLE TEST/ MOJO & PLANET ROCK MAG/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Physical Graffiti Covers City! New Led Zeppelin album released…
Physical Graffiti 43 Years Gone:
To mark the 43rd anniversary of the release of Physical Graffiti, here’s a round up of thoughts and views from the TBL archives – commencing with a look back to the 40th anniversary re issue of three years ago:
The Reissued Graffiti: Physical Sequencing with no cherry picking required……
To backtrack 40 years: In the scheme of things the timing on the recording of this album was just so right.
There was nothing like the pressure they had in following Zep …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[24 Jan 2018 | 10 Comments | 2,561 views]
HOW THE WEST WAS WON REMASTERED RELEASE – OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT /LZ NEWS/ LED ZEPPELIN JANUARY 1975 SNAPSHOT/JIM RODFORD RIP/DAVID ‘KID’ JENSEN-NEIL DIAMOND /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

TBL Celebrates Led Zeppelin at 50…
LED ZEPPELIN OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT 3pm – WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 24, 2018: 
LED ZEPPELIN
Live Album How The West Was Won 
To Be Reissued With New Remastering Supervised By Jimmy Page 
Including The Album’s Debut Release On Vinyl And Blu-ray Audio, 
Along With Super Deluxe Boxed Set, CD, And Digital Versions
 On September 7, 1968, John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant first took the stage together in Gladsaxe, Denmark. Then billed as “The New Yardbirds,” the band would assemble in the studio for the first time later that month …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[3 Jan 2018 | 2 Comments | 1,673 views]
JOHN PAUL JONES ON THE OCCASION OF HIS BIRTHDAY/HAPPY BIRTHDAY RICHARD COLE/LZ NEWS/ROBERT ELLIS PHOTO BOOK/ THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME UK SCREENING/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

John Paul Jones on the occasion of his 72nd Birthday:
John Paul Jones is 72 today (January 3)…
Throughout the past 12 months, John has again moved effortlessly between differing projects and collaborations. He made several cameo appearances – notably with Donovan at the Adoration Trilogy launch, with the Amores Pasados Band at the Swalesdale Festival, Minibus Pimps in Paris and Tres Coyotes in Helsinki.
To mark his birthday, firstly here are some extracts from the interview John conducted with me in 2016, for publication in TBL issue 41:
DL: So let’s start with the present and your opera …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[21 Dec 2017 | 2 Comments | 1,715 views]
SEASONS GREETINGS FROM ME TO YOU/ ZEP AT ALLY PALLY CHRISTMAS 1972/LZ NEWS/ MARTIN POPOFF ZEP BOOK REVIEW/A TBL CHRISTMAS CAROL FROM 1979/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

So this is Christmas…
TBL Retro Christmas Reflection 1:
 Christmas always bringing with it that air of nostalgia, so here’s a seasonal TBL retro reflection from 1972:
ALLY PALLY 45 YEARS GONE:
45 years ago on Saturday December 23rd  1972, I was lucky enough to be in attendance at the closest gig Led Zeppelin ever played to Christmas in the UK. It was a cold  dank day and the walk up Muswell Hill to the Alexandra Palace was a bit of a trek. All worth it of course, as this very impressionable 16 year old was …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[29 Nov 2017 | No Comment | 1,284 views]
LED ZEPPELIN O2 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE TBL EVENT LATEST/ROBERT PLANT AND SSS IN PERTH/ LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – GOALDIGGERS AND MM POLL AWARDS 38 YEARS GONE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

”Ahmet We Did it”:
Led Zeppelin 02 Reunion Ten Years Gone TBL Anniversary Celebration Day Event Update:
This is all shaping up to be a great day out
Tickets to the event are now on sale – please note you can also pay for entry on the day if that is more convenient. 
We are now running the event one hour earlier so we kick off at 1pm and run though to 9.30pm 
Guest speakers lined up are Legendary Led Zep author Luis Rey will be in attendance talking about his Led Zeppelin Tape Documentary book
Plus  Former Melody …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[22 Nov 2017 | 2 Comments | 1,754 views]
ROBERT PLANT UK TOUR REPORTS/ LZ NEWS/ TBL 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE EVENT/BLACK FRIDAY- CHRISTMAS OFFERS/ELECTRIC MAGIC 46 YEARS GONE/MALCOLM YOUNG AND DAVID CASSIDY RIP/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Robert Plant UK Tour Reviews – pic here taken at the Wolverhampton Civic Hall by DL

Here are three first hand report from the first week of the Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters UK tour.
Marcus in Plymouth:
Plymouth Pavilions – November 16, 2017:

Setlist:
The Lemon Song
New World…
Turn It Up
The May Queen…
That’s the Way
All the King’s Horses
In the Light
Gallows Pole
Carry Fire
Rainbow
Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You
Little Maggie
Bluebirds Over the Mountain
Funny In My Mind (I Believe I’m Fixin’ to Die)
Misty Mountain Hop
——————–
Satan Your Kingdom Must Come Down
Whole Lotta Love

Don’t want to give too much …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[8 Nov 2017 | No Comment | 1,387 views]
LED ZEPPELIN 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE TBL EVENT LATEST/LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME 1976 PREMIERE/ SCANDINAVIA MARCH 1969/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

”Ahmet We Did it”:
Led Zeppelin 02 Reunion Ten Years Gone TBL Anniversary Celebration Day Event Update:
Tickets to the event are now on sale – to ensure entry it’s advisable to pre order a ticket – details are below.
 Former Melody Maker editor and author Chris Charlesworth is coming along to talk about his time on the road with Zep – he will also talk about and have copies available of his new Elvis Presley book Caught In A Trap: the Kidnapping of Elvis.
To re- iterate all the details:
Dave Lewis and Julian Walker …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[1 Nov 2017 | 6 Comments | 1,801 views]
AHMET WE DID IT LED ZEPPELIN 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE TBL ANNIVERSARY EVENT – FULL DETAILS/LZ NEWS/ TBL ARCHIVE – REMASTERS AND CELEBRATION DAY FILM/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

”Ahmet We Did it”:
Led Zeppelin 02 Reunion Ten Years Gone TBL Anniversary Celebration Day Event
We are now ready to announce this previously mentioned event – here is all the information…
Dave Lewis and Julian Walker Present:
‘’Ahmet We Did it’’: Led Zeppelin 02 Reunion Ten Years Gone TBL Anniversary Celebration Day Event
Sunday December 10, 2017
Venue: The Atlas Pub
Upstairs Function Rooms
16 Seagrave Road,
Fulham,
London,
SW6 1RX
0207 385 9129
http://www.theatlaspub.co.uk/
From 2pm to 9.30pm
Nearest tube: West Brompton (District Line, London Overground, and Southern train services)

The venue:
The pub is about four minutes walk from West Brompton …