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Dave Lewis Diary, Headline, TBL News »

[12 Jul 2018 | One Comment | 1,711 views]
ANNOUNCING THE FORTHCOMING PUBLICATION OF LED ZEPPELIN LIVE 1975 -1977/LZ NEWS/TBL & CODA TRIBUTE BAND LED ZEP AT 50 PLANS/ENGLAND WORLD CUP JOURNEY ENDS & DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Announcing the forthcoming publication Led Zeppelin Live 1975 – 1977:
Aside from the Evenings With Led Zeppelin I’ve also been involved in the above title in an Editor and collator role.
Firstly some facts and figures:
Led Zeppelin Live – 1975 – 1977  ACC Editions/Iconic Images
Featuring the Led Zeppelin photographs of Terry O Neill, Michael Brennan and Baron Wolman
Text, captions and editing by Dave Lewis
190 pages
140 approx. black and white photos – 32 approx. colour photos
Large format Hardback
Embossed cover
Publication late July
Price £20 approx..
Here’s the basic overview:
Led Zeppelin Live – (ACC Editions/Iconic Images)
“They were pure …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[5 Jul 2018 | No Comment | 1,510 views]
JOHN BONHAM CELEBRATION FESTIVAL IN REDDITCH DETAILS/ BOOK LATEST/ LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – OVER EUROPE 1980 -38 YEARS GONE/ STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN LED ZEPPELIN MASTERS UK TOUR/ROY CAR R.I.P./DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

Here are the full details again of the John Bonham Celebration Festival set for Redditch on September 22:  
JOHN BONHAM A CELEBRATION FESTIVAL IS READY TO ROCK REDDITCH
 Following the installation of a permanent bronze memorial statue in his hometown of Redditch, Worcestershire, a very special music event has been organised to celebrate the legendary Led Zeppelin drummer’s 70th Birthday, life and legacy.
 Organised by The John Bonham Memorial Friends and in partnership with Heart of Worcestershire College, the celebration festival will take place at Peakman Street, Redditch on Saturday 22nd September 2018.
A stellar …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[29 Jun 2018 | 13 Comments | 2,953 views]
ANNOUNCING THE FORTHCOMING PUBLICATION OF EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN/ LZ NEWS/ JOHN BONHAM MEMORIAL CONCERT/ OVER EUROPE 1980 IT WAS 38 YEARS AGO/CELEBRATION DAY SCREENING AT WHITLEY BAY FILM FESTIVAL/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

Announcing the forthcoming publication of …
Evenings With Led Zeppelin – The Complete Concert Chronicle by Dave Lewis and Mike Tremaglio
At last we have reached the finishing line – the book myself and Mike Tremaglio, along with TBL designer Mick Lowe have been working on for the past four and a half years is finally a wrap…
On Thursday, June 14, 2018 we did the last corrections and the book files are now with Omnibus Press to begin printing.
Planned publication via Omnibus Press is September.
So firstly, here are some facts and figures about the …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[7 Jun 2018 | 7 Comments | 1,735 views]
VISITING THE JOHN BONHAM MEMORIAL STATUE/ LZ NEWS/THE LED ZEPPELIN DVD RELEASE 15 YEARS GONE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Visiting the John Bonham Memorial Statue on May 31, 2018…
It was the late evening of July 5, 1980 and earlier we had witnessed the thrilling Led Zeppelin performance at the Olympiahalle in Munich. Now my TBL colleague Tom and I had gone with the Zep entourage to a night club within the Hilton Hotel. All the group were in attendance and as had happened a lot during our time on the tour,, we got talking to John Bonham. As ever, his down to earth Midlands tone rang out. He was …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[17 May 2018 | 3 Comments | 1,315 views]
ROBERT PLANT FATE OF NATIONS KINGS HEAD FULHAM 25 YEARS GONE/LZ NEWS/ PRELUDE TO EARLS COURT 1975/ EARLS COURT MAY 17 &18 1975 TURNING THE CLOCK BACK 43 YEARS/HEATHROW AIRPORT 41 YEARS GONE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Fate Of Nations – King’s Head – 25 Years Gone – TBL Archive Special Part 2:
25 years ago this month, Robert Plant performed two warm up gigs at the King’s Head in Fulham. Gary Foy and I were lucky to be in attendance at both these memorable shows. It ushered in another great Plant period with the accompanying Fate Of Nations album providing a soundtrack to the summer of 1993.
To mark this 25th anniversary, here’s part two of our TBL Fate Of Nations archive special – more very passionate and enthusiastic text from …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[2 May 2018 | One Comment | 1,875 views]
TAMPA STADIUM 45 YEARS GONE/ LZ NEWS/DESTROYER & PONTIAC 41 YEARS GONE/RSD CHART POSITIONS/ BOOK LATEST – JIM McCARTY & MY FIRST GUITAR/RSD REVIEWS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive – May 1973: 45 years Gone..
With the 45th anniversary of the famous record breaking Tampa Stadium date rolling around this week – here’s a timely TBL Archive piece focusing on the early May 1973 dates of the American tour. This was compiled by Mike Tremaglio  for TBL 36 – this is the structure that Mike and I have adapted for our forthcoming Evenings With Led Zeppelin book.
 
 
 
Friday, May 4, 1973 Atlanta Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Setlist (from River City Review)
Rock and Roll, Misty Mountain Hop, Since I’ve Been Loving You, …

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[20 Apr 2018 | 12 Comments | 2,070 views]
RECORD STORE DAY RELEASE – LED ZEPPELIN ROCK AND ROLL (SUNSET SOUND MIX) /FRIENDS (OLYMPIC STUDIOS MIX)TBL PREVIEW

Led Zeppelin Record Store Day Release – Rock And Roll (Sunset Sound Mix)/Friends (Olympic Studios Mix) TBL PREVIEW:
Since we’ve been loving them….again…
Just had a listen to this promo copy I’ve received – here’s how it sounds to these ears..

Rock And Roll the Sunset Sound Studios Mix – slightly punchier in the rhythm department and slightly more shrill in the vocal. The guitar solo is more prominent and up front. It’s Rock And Roll…and it’s brilliant…
Friends Olympic Studios Mix – this is an absolute gem. Basically a mix without the string …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[18 Apr 2018 | 2 Comments | 1,173 views]
ROBERT AND SSS FOR BLUESFEST WITH VAN /TBL ARCHIVE – PAGE & PLANT AT BUXTON 24 YEARS GONE – PAGE & PLANT 1988/ WALKING INTO CLARKSDALE FEEDBACK/LZ NEWS/RECORD STORE DAY/BEATLES MOJO/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
 Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters for Blues Fest 2018 double header with Van Morrison:
 Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters and Van Morrison join John Fogerty and Steve Miller Band in the line up for BluesFest 2018.
Here’s the info:
Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters, and Van Morrison have both been announced as playing full sets at Bluesfest London, which returns to the various venues of O2 Arena, Greenwich, from Thursday 25th to Sunday 28th October 2018. Plant and Van Morrison will appear on Friday 26th October plus special guest Colin Macleod.
Plant appeared …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[15 Mar 2018 | 16 Comments | 2,781 views]
HOW THE WEST WAS WON THE COUNTDOWN IS ON – TBL PREVIEW/JOHN BONHAM YOUTUBE CHANNEL QUESTIONS/LZ NEWS/COVERDALE PAGE 25 YEARS GONE/ JIMI HENDRIX NEW ALBUM/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

How The West Was Won remastered. The countdown is on…
The countdown is on for the March 23 worldwide release of the How The West Was Won remastered set…with 8 days to go and counting.
To set the scene, below is the first of a two a part overview of the Los Angeles and Long Beach shows that make up the How The West Was Won set and the circumstances they were recorded in. Plus the state of play at the time within Led Zeppelin – all you need to know to get you in the mood for the …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[7 Mar 2018 | One Comment | 1,761 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 …