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Dave Lewis Diary, Headline, TBL News »

[13 Feb 2019 | No Comment | 813 views]
TBL ISSUE 44 OUT ON THE STREETS/TBL ISSUE 1 AT 40/ LZ NEWS/EVENINGS WITH LZ COMMENTARY 3/ TBL ARCHIVE 1975/VALENTINES DAY/GORDON BANKS RIP/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
TIGHT BUT LOOSE ISSUE 44 – HOT OFF THE PRESS …AND OUT ON THE STREETS:
TBL issue 44 is hot off the press and out on the streets…
I’ve been extremely busy in the TBL distribution centre (our dining room actually!) sticking on stamps and labels and packing the pre -orders ready to leave here.
TBL distribution update:

All UK pre-orders left here on Tuesday and are now in transit – they should begin to arrive over the next two or three days. A bulk of the overseas copies are also now in transit – I hope to have all …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[5 Feb 2019 | No Comment | 1,530 views]
JPJ FOR 100 CLUB/ROBERT SAVING GRACE WITH FAIRPORT/TBL KNEBWORTH 40 YEARS GONE EVENT/TBL ISSUE 44/ROCK CANDY/LZ NEWS/GET THE LED OUT/JIMMY PAGE TELECASTER/BEDFORD VIP RECORD FAIR/QUIREBOYS/HAPPY BIRTHDAY MR FOY/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Robert Plant and John Paul Jones gigs announced:

John Paul Jones, Thurston Moore & Steve Noble – a benefit concert for Resonance FM: March 28, 2019 – 100 Club 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 composer, arranger, and producer across genres ranging from pop to opera …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[30 Jan 2019 | 5 Comments | 1,351 views]
TBL ISSUE 44 ON THE WAY SOON/ROCK CANDY MAGAZINE/JOHN BONHAM -A CELEBRATION II FESTIVAL DETAILS/ EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN COMMENTARY PART 2 1970/ 7 NIGHTS WITH ZEP IN 1977/THE BEATLES/BUDDY HOLLY/PLANET ROCK/VIP FAIR/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TIGHT BUT LOOSE ISSUE 44 – ON THE WAY SOON:
40 years ago in January 1979, I was busy handwriting the first Led Zeppelin TBL magazine in my bedroom. I had already run a couple of adverts in Sounds and NME and the initial orders were filtering in. It was scheduled to be published on February 10,1979.
40 years on, here I am in early 2019 – just as I was in early 1979, ready to publish another issue of the magazine I created to form a platform of communication between Led Zeppelin fans across the …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[23 Jan 2019 | 3 Comments | 1,774 views]
LED ZEPPELIN 1 – IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – 1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/ TED McKENNA RIP/MARK BLAKE EVENT/BBC RADIO LONDON/VIP RECORD FAIR/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Led Zeppelin 1 – it was 50 years ago this week.. to mark the 50th anniversary of the debut Led Zeppelin here’s some facts, figures and thoughts on it all…
January 20, 1969 – Led Zeppelin debut album released:
Despite often being attributed to either Sunday, January 12, 1969 or Friday, January 17, 1969, the correct “official” release date of the debut album might well have been Monday, January 20, 1969. As Mike Tremaglio flagged to me – this release date was referenced in an Atlantic Records memo accompanying white label advance LPs …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[9 Jan 2019 | 3 Comments | 1,989 views]
JIMMY PAGE ON THE OCCASION OF HIS BIRTHDAY/LZ NEWS/NEW ISSUE OF CLASSIC ROCK /DAVID BOWIE THREE YEARS GONE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
Jimmy Page on the occasion of his birthday….
Jimmy Page is 75 today (January 9th)
In a career that has spanned over six decades, he has more than made his mark when it comes to the art of rock guitar playing.
From monolithic riffing to bombastic solos. From simple acoustic beauty to vast guitar instrumental orchestration. Jazz, classical and Eastern influences, blues, 50s rock’n’roll and psychedelic – he has turned his hand to all these varying styles over the years.  Always inventive and with a brilliant ear for production values, Jimmy Page is the epitome of …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[20 Dec 2018 | 10 Comments | 1,708 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 | 1,802 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 | 1,698 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 | 1,570 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 »

[21 Nov 2018 | 8 Comments | 1,865 views]
TBL CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS / EARLS COURT BOOK BLACK FRIDAY OFFER/LZ NEWS/ JIMMY PAGE AT ABBEY ROAD/PETER GRANT 23 YEARS GONE/ELECTRIC MAGIC 47 YEARS GONE/EMPIRE POOL WEMBLEY 1978/ 1971-ROCK’S GREATEST YEAR? / DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL GIFTS FOR CHRISTMAS – ORDER NOW…
Black Friday Offers/Christmas Offers:
To coincide with Black Friday, here is a round up of TBL Product on offer this Christmas –all orders will be processed and dispatched as received. Note overseas buyers – order as soon as possible to ensure pre Christmas delivery.
Fed up with receiving the same old tired gifts for Christmas each year? Why not give your loved ones a nudge in the direction of the TBL ordering page and get them to invest on your behalf –let them really know what …