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Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[30 Jul 2020 | One Comment | 1,285 views]
ROBERT PLANT – DIGGING DEEP SUBTERRANIA/LZ NEWS/ROBERT PLANT PODCAST/PETER GREEN RIP/KNEBWORTH IT WAS 41 YEARS AGO/PAGE & PLANT 1995 UK TOUR/ON THE PLAYER/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

New Robert Plant compilation Digging Deep Subterrania due October 2…
Now this is a very welcomed release..here’s the info via Robert’s official site:
DIGGING DEEP SUBTERRANIA  showcases landmark tracks from each of the 8x GRAMMY® Award-winner’s 11 masterful solo albums, including a number of songs featured on Digging Deep with Robert Plant. Highlights include the #1 rock hit, “Hurting Kind,” and the GRAMMY® Award-nominated “Shine It All Around,” alongside the previously unreleased exclusives, “Nothing Takes the Place of You” (written by New Orleans musician Toussaint McCall and recorded for the acclaimed 2013 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[24 Jul 2020 | 4 Comments | 1,452 views]
SCARLET PREMIERE/ COPENHAGEN WARM UPS IT WAS 41 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/JIMMY PAGE IN THE 90S/TBL MARKET PLACE/ PEOPLES FRONT OF ZEPPELIN/Q MAGAZINE/ PAGE & PLANT 1995/ON THE PLAYER/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

The Rolling Stones with Jimmy Page – Scarlet premiere on Zoe Ball BBC Radio 2 show: 
On Wednesday July 22, Zoe Ball’s Radio 2 show became the first radio station to air the previously unreleased Roiling Stones track Scarlet featuring Jimmy Page.
Zoe had phone conversations with Mick and Jimmy
Mick relayed that he had forgotten the details of the session and had contacted Jimmy to fill him in on it all.
Jimmy stated that it had emerged from a session at Ronnie Wood’s house. Asked what he had been doingin the Lockdown Jimmy …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[16 Jul 2020 | One Comment | 1,191 views]
PAGE AND PLANT IT WAS 25 YEARS AGO /LZ NEWS/BBC 4/DETROIT 1973 FOOTAGE/JACK CHARLTON,ERIK & JUDY DYBLE RIP/FAS MAG/AFFINITY WITH JPJ/ON THE PLAYER/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

TBL Archive: Jimmy Page & Robert Plant: 1995 UK Tour:
Leading on from last week’s Page & Plant retro focus – here is Part Two of  the piece that originally ran in TBL 11: It focuses on an imaginary 4 CD compilation of the tour: CD 2 rounds up the 1995 Europe and UK leg. 
 
It was a glorious period as long time fans and those too young to have seen Zep in their prime revelled in what was all in name the Zeppelin reunion we had all hoped for. By the tour’s end …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[10 Jul 2020 | 5 Comments | 1,685 views]
LIVE AID IT WAS 35 YEARS AGO/ROBERT DONATES TO NHS KIDDERMINSTER/LZ NEWS/PAGE & PLANT IT WAS 25 YEARS AGO/BADGEHOLDERS BLUES/EVOLUTION DEVICE BOOK/PAGE -STONES SCARLET SET FOR RELEASE/STONES HYDE PARK/ON THE PLAYER/PAUL WELLER/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

It was 35 years ago on Monday …

Led Zeppelin at Live Aid – July 13, 1985:
Live Aid  – 35 Years Gone:
For all its ragged missed cues, hoarse vocals and cod drumming, I have great affinity for the ramshackle Zep Live Aid appearance. There’s little doubt that those 15 minutes on stage had a massive impact. Suddenly Led Zeppelin’s name was back in the frame and it was safe to own up to being a fan again.
Before all that, incredible as it sounds now, that early 80’s period had rendered them …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[2 Jul 2020 | 4 Comments | 1,290 views]
OVER EUROPE 1980 – IT WAS 40 YEARS AGO/KNEBWORTH 90 -IT WAS 30 YEARS AGO/ROBERT PLANT GLASTONBURY 2014/TBL MARKET PLACE/MORE ON THE NEW BOB DYLAN ALBUM/LET THE MUSIC PLAY/ON THE PLAYER/DAVE LEWIS DIARY BLOG UPDATE

It was 40 years ago – Led Zeppelin Over Europe 1980: 
This month marks the 40th 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. I was lucky enough to attend five of those gigs. This is all chronicled in my Led Zeppelin Feather In The Wind Over Europe 1980 book
 
 
Here’s is a further extract – my on the road account written at the time and first featured in TBL issue 5…

TBL Retro Archive: …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[26 Jun 2020 | 5 Comments | 1,913 views]
A MEMORY FROZEN FOREVER -BERLIN 1980 3 LP REVIEWED/ LED ZEPPELIN OVER EUROPE 1980 – IT WAS 40 YEARS AGO/ /LZ NEWS/BATH 1970/PEOPLES FRONT OF LZ LATEST/BOOK REVIEWS/THE NEW BOB DYLAN ALBUM/ON THE PLAYER/DAVE LEWIS DIARY BLOG UPDATE

I took receipt of this new 3 LP release of the Berlin July 7 1980 performance on Thursday so… 
My thoughts on…
Led Zeppelin
A Memory Frozen Forever
Casino Records Limited Edition 3 LP 180 gr gold vinyl 350 only.
This is the latest in the Casino Records series of Led Zeppelin vinyl presentations. Previous releases have included This follows their excellent Berkeley Days Second Night package in a limited run of 400, I Told You Baby Long Time Ago – Scandinavia March 1969 limited edition of 450 on clear splatter vinyl and The Night …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[19 Jun 2020 | 9 Comments | 1,981 views]
HOWARD MYLETT REMEMBERED/ LED ZEPPELIN OVER EUROPE 1980 – IT WAS 40 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/GET WELL MARK/ON THE PLAYER/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

Howard Mylett Remembered : Nine Years Gone…

Friday June 19th, marks the ninth anniversary of the passing of Howard Mylett, the legendary Led Zeppelin collector and original author.
He wrote the first ever biography of Led Zeppelin published in 1976 and went on to write a series of superbly researched Zep books. .
Howard Mylett had an engaging dry wit, incredible enthusiasm for collecting all things Zep, and above all, was always so generous in sharing his passion. He could be a cantankerous old bugger at times but that was all part of Howard’s make …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[21 May 2020 | 2 Comments | 1,168 views]
LED ZEPPELIN AT EARLS COURT – IT WAS 45 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/JIMMY PAGE BOOK REVIEW/ZEPFAN PODCAST/TBL PRODCUT UPDATE/10 YEARS OF MICK LOWE DESIGN/ THE WHO AT SHEPPERTON/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL:
It’s that time of year again…
TBL Celebrates the 45th anniversary of Led Zeppelin at Earls Court:
 
 
 
 
 
Turning the clock back 45 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 »

[30 Apr 2020 | 11 Comments | 1,294 views]
ROY WILLIAMS RIP/FATE OF NATIONS /PONTIAC 77/THE ROCK MACHINE TURNS YOU ON/FREE – THE FAS MAGAZINE LATEST/RSD UPDATE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE/CORAL HAY RIP

Roy Williams…RIP:

I am so very sad to hear the passing of Roy Williams aged 73 – the long-time front of house sound engineer for Robert Plant and many others – and an integral part of the Midlands music scene for many decades.
I first met Roy in May of 1981 when I attended five Honeydrippers gigs that month. This was the ad-hoc R and B line up Robert Plant chose as his first step outside of the recently disbanded Led Zeppelin. The line-up was made up of mainly Midlands musicians and Roy acted …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[24 Apr 2020 | 10 Comments | 1,158 views]
ROBERT PLANT SUPPORTS COMPANY MAKING SCRUBS FOR NHS/TBL ARCHIVE 1 – WALKING INTO CLARKSDALE/TBL ARCHIVE 2 – THE DESTROYER 43 YEARS GONE/MOJO MENTION/REV PODCAST/DL 51 YEARS OF MUSIC PASSION/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Robert Plant supports Kidderminster company making scrubs for NHS:
This heartwarming story via Kidderminster Shuttle/Emily Collins.
Photos:Gino Ruffinato and Kim Calder (left) making scrubs at MG Sportswear in Kidderminster. Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant (right) has donated thousands towards materials. Right photo by Rob Hadley/Indie Images Photography
A SPORTSWEAR company in Kidderminster is making scrubs for workers on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis after receiving a generous donation from Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant.
The rock star has donated thousands of pounds to MG Sportswear, based in The Horsefair, which will go towards …