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[16 Jan 2019 | 2 Comments | 2,040 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 | 1,727 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 | 1,481 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[20 Dec 2018 | 10 Comments | 1,765 views]
SEASONS GREETINGS FROM ME TO YOU/ ZEP AT ALLY PALLY CHRISTMAS 1972/LZ NEWS/EVENINGS WITH LATEST/RADIO 2 SPECIAL/ A TBL CHRISTMAS CAROL FROM 1979/BEGGARS BANQUET/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

So this is Christmas…so here’s some Zep related Christmas memories….
TBL Retro Christmas Reflection:
 Christmas always bringing with it that air of nostalgia, so here’s a seasonal TBL retro reflection from 1972:
ALLY PALLY 46 YEARS GONE:
46 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[12 Dec 2018 | 4 Comments | 1,912 views]
RADIO 2 ROCK SHOW LED ZEPPELIN SPECIAL – CLASSIC ROCK RADIO INTERVIEW / LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – GOLDEN LION REUNION 1981/MICK WALL BOOK/PETE SHELLEY RIP/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

A couple of important radio shows to announce:
Radio 2 Rock Show – Led Zeppelin Special:
BBC Radio 2 Monday December 17, 2018 – 9pm-10pm
Here’s the info:
Led Zeppelin is 50 years old this year! So what better way to celebrate than a special show featuring some of the biggest names in rock paying homage to Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and the late great John Bonham.
Hear Brian May, Roger Daltrey, Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott and ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons all chat about their own appreciation of rock’s ultimate four-piece. Plus, …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[4 Dec 2018 | One Comment | 1,778 views]
EVENINGS WITH LZ BOOK PUBLISHED IN THE US/ THE CAT CLUB LED ZEPPELIN IV EVENT /LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – CODA 35 YEARS GONE /1971 RETRO CHART/ THEY COULD NOT CONTINUE AS THEY WERE / DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Evenings With Led Zeppelin book latest:
The Evenings With Led Zeppelin book is officially published on December 6 this week in the US.

The initial reaction to the book has been fantastic – this is a book every Led Zeppelin fan will love and don’t just take our word for it – here are some satisfied readers comments…

‘’The contents, layout and production is stunning. This book will be a “must have’’ for every Led Zeppelin fan.’’
Cliff Hilliard
‘’I have over 100 Led Zep books, this is the best Zep book I have, ever seen – simple as …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[27 Nov 2018 | 5 Comments | 1,615 views]
THE CAT CLUB PRESENTS LED ZEPPELIN IV CLASSIC VINYL ALBUM EVENT /LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – LED ZEP IV – GOALDIGGERS AND MM AWARDS 1979/EVENINGS WITH NOW ON US AMAZON/VIP VICTORIA RECORD FAIR/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

The Cat Club Presents a Classic Vinyl Album Led Zeppelin IV Event: Tap & Barrell,Pontefract: 
Tomorrow night (November 28) I will be appearing at The Cat Club Classic Vinyl Album night presenting Led Zeppelin IV at the Tap & Barrel in Pontefract.
The event is already sold out I look forward to meeting all those in attendance. Many thanks to Kevin Reynolds and Chris Madden for their help and assistance.
Here’s the info:
We here at The CAT Club are delighted to welcome one of the leading authorities on all things Led Zeppelin.
DAVE LEWIS founded the Zeppelin magazine, …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[14 Nov 2018 | 2 Comments | 2,229 views]
JOHN BONHAM A CELEBRATION FESTIVAL RAISES £21,000, LZ NEWS /EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN LATEST/THOUGHTS ON THE BEATLES WHITE ALBUM/ LED ZEP I RARITY/BOY GEORGE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Here’s some very good news:
JOHN BONHAM A CELEBRATION FESTIVAL RAISES £21,000 FOR TEENAGE CANCER TRUST
A one day music event held in Redditch town centre, Worcestershire has raised £21,000 for Teenage Cancer Trust. The John Bonham A Celebration Festival, held on 22nd September 2018 was created to celebrate the life and legacy of the legendary Led Zeppelin drummer’s on his 70th birthday year.
A stellar line-up of Rock/Blues artists and special guests, all with a connection to the Led Zeppelin family, took to the stage as part of a full …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[7 Nov 2018 | 7 Comments | 2,145 views]
PETER GRANT BOOK REVIEW/EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN LATEST/LZ NEWS/ LED ZEP IV TBL ARCHIVE/BOB DYLAN MORE BLOOD -MORE TRACKS/BEDFORD VIP RECORD FAIR/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

My thoughts on…
Bring It On Home: Peter Grant, Led Zeppelin and Beyond: The Story of Rock’s Greatest Manager by Mark Blake
Firstly, I have a bit of a vested interest in this book as I’ve been in touch with Mark Blake a fair few times as he has been writing it. I was also one of the many people he interviewed for the book. Knowing of Mark’s past work with books on Pink Floyd and Queen, I was pretty certain he would make a very good job of documenting the …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[30 Oct 2018 | 8 Comments | 1,980 views]
ROBERT PLANT & SSS AT BLUES FEST/ EVENINGS WITH BOOK LATEST/LZ NEWS/MARQUEE BOX SET/ MICK WALL EVENT /THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME & REMASTERS TBL ARCHIVE/ FREDDIE MERCURY FILM/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters – Blues Fest 2018 – Friday October 28 – The 02 London:  

Following a consummate set from Van Morrison, Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters took to the stage and displayed their intent to delight the crowd from the off.
A welcomed set opener of Ramble On led into a tough and rocking Turn it Up. May Queen and Rainbow were both early crowd pleasers. It was good to hear Black Dog again inspiring memories of that night of night’s… here in this venue eleven …