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Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[10 Jul 2019 | 4 Comments | 1,107 views]
TBL ISSUE 45 AT THE PRINTERS/TBL 40TH ANNIVERSARY ATLAS GATHERING/ CHRIS FARLOWE SPOTTED!/LZ NEWS/OVER EUROPE 39 YEARS GONE/LIVE AID/BRIAN JONES & THE ROLLING STONES – IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL issue 45 – a design wrap and at the printers… 
The forthcoming TBL issue 45 is now a design wrap and is at the printers. The pic here was taken on Monday afternoon at StudioMix as TBL designer Mick Lowe and myself signed off the proof. We spent a fair few hours over the past few days overseeing the final design layout and checking of the text. It’s a big relief we have finally got to the finishing line…
At 64 pages this is the largest TBL magazine ever produced. It …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[3 Jul 2019 | 3 Comments | 1,378 views]
WORLD EXLUSIVE NEW INTERVIEW WITH JOHN PAUL JONES FOR TBL 45/ TBL ATLAS KNEBWORTH 40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT/LZ NEWS/OVER EUROPE 39 YEARS GONE/ROBERET PLANT PICTURES AT ELEVEN/CASSETTE FEEDBACK/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
TBL World Exclusive new interview with John Paul Jones for TBL 45:
The forthcoming TBL issue 45 due out August, will feature a world exclusive new interview with John Paul Jones
In an interview I did with him on the phone last week exclusively for TBL, John talked about the Resonance FM 100 Club gig, Tres Coyotes, his projects ahead and his memories of Led Zeppelin at Knebworth 40 years on…
In effect, it’s an exclusive catch up with the world of John Paul Jones in the summer of 2019…and …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[26 Jun 2019 | 7 Comments | 1,549 views]
IN PRAISE OF THE CASSETTE/OVER EUROPE 1980 39 YEARS GONE/ JIMMY AT KERRANG AWARDS/LZ NEWS/I WAS THERE CHRIS C REVIEW/BILLY KULKE BOOK/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
Dave Lewis – Celebrating 50 years of music passion 1969 – 2019: Post number 3:
In praise of the cassette…
In his recent excellent book A Fabulous Creation, author David Hepworth notes the rise of the popularity in the cassette format during the late 70s/early 80s. This was inspired by the launching of the Sony Walkman and the fact that many music lovers (this writer very much included) took ownership of their listening habits by taping albums and creating compilations and mix tapes.
The earlier tape format the Eight Track Cartridge never really …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[19 Jun 2019 | 2 Comments | 1,307 views]
LED ZEPPELIN OVER EUROPE 1980 – 39 YEARS GONE/HOWARD MYLETT REMEMBERED/LZ NEWS/LISTEN TO THESE 77 LA NIGHTS/ PF CLIPS/SLADE BOOK/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Led Zeppelin over Europe 1980 -39 years gone…Feather In The Wind – Led Zeppelin Over Europe 1980 book re-launch:
This week marks the 39th 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 –
Note – stock of the book is now running down so if you have yet to check out the book – now is the time!
This …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[11 Jun 2019 | 2 Comments | 1,503 views]
TBL SUMMER ACTIVITY/JIMMY PAGE IN GUITARIST MAGAZINE/LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – PAGE & PLANT PARIS 1995 & LZ DVD 2003/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
Here’s a round up of  upcoming TBL Summer Activity:
TBL issue 45  – Knebworth 40th Anniversary Special: 
Due out in August – TBL issue 45
TBL 45 is one of the most ambitious magazines yet produced – almost a double issue.
A 64 page issue this will include a reprint of the complete 40 page  Tight But Loose issue 3 – the Knebworth special first published in October 1979.
The TBL 3 – 40 page reprint includes the following:
News Background
Communication/ Letters page,
Quiz 2
Full TBL Led Zeppelin Poll results
Ten Years Gone/Five Years Gone feature
Knebworth ’79 – …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[29 May 2019 | 3 Comments | 1,302 views]
JOHN BONHAM ON THE OCCASION OF HIS 71ST BIRTHDAY/ROCKLANDS ROCKS FOR BONZO’S BIRTHDAY/JOHN BONHAM A CELEBRATION II EVENT CANCELLED/LZ NEWS/TBL 45 PRE -ORDER/SGT PEPPER IT WAS 52 YEARS AGO/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

On the occasion of John Bonham’s 71st birthday….
I love this photo – it may not be the sharpest image but for me, it captures the joyous spirit of John Bonham in full flight during Kashmir. It’s taken at Knebworth of course and frames the screen shot of Bonzo as it was being relayed on the backdrop screen by the video cameras. John Bonham’s total commitment to making it all tick over those two nights was pivotal to the success of that comeback. They all knew they had a lot to …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[22 May 2019 | No Comment | 1,323 views]
TBL ARCHIVE SPECIALS – EARLS COURT 44 YEARS GONE/ THE WHO SHEPPERTON 41 YEARS GONE/ROBERT PLANT KINGS HEAD 26 YEARS GONE/ROCKLANDS BONZO BIRTHDAY GIG/LZ NEWS/RECORD COLLECTOR JORGEN ANGEL INTERVIEW /DAVID HEPWORTH/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL:
It’s that time of year again…
TBL Celebrates the 44th anniversary of Led Zeppelin at Earls Court:
 
 
 
 
 
Turning the clock back 44 years..

Friday May 23, 1975
Ticket Price £1.00
Setlist: Rock And Roll/Sick Again/Over The Hills And Far Away/In My Time Of Dying/The Song Remains The Same/The Rain Song/Kashmir/No Quarter/Tangerine/Going To California/That’s The Way/Bron-Y-Aur Stomp/Trampled Underfoot/Moby Dick/Dazed And Confused (inc. San Francisco)/Stairway To Heaven/Whole Lotta Love – The Crunge – Black Dog.
So imagine waking up on a Friday morning with the prospect of over nine hours of live Led Zeppelin in store …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[14 May 2019 | 8 Comments | 1,465 views]
TBL 45 PRE ORDER DETAILS/ LZ NEWS/EARLS COURT 44 YEARS GONE/HEATHROW 42 YEARS GONE/ DEBORAH BONHAM IN THE US/ DAVID HEPWORTH A FABULOUS CREATION BOOK REVIEW /LET IT BE AND ME/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Announcing the forthcoming TBL 45 – Led Zeppelin Knebworth 40th anniversary special issue:
Publication July 2019 – – limited edition run pre order now!
TBL 45 is one of the most ambitious TBL magazines yet produced – almost a double issue.
A 60 page issue this will include a reprint of the complete 40 page  Tight But Loose issue 3 – the Knebworth special first published in October 1979.
The TBL 3 – 40 page reprint includes the following:
News Background
Communication/ Letters page,
Quiz 2
Full TBL Led Zeppelin Poll results
Ten Years Gone/Five Years Gone feature
Knebworth ’79 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[25 Apr 2019 | 12 Comments | 1,352 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 »

[1 Apr 2019 | 2 Comments | 1,457 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 …