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[14 Nov 2018 | No Comment | 781 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 »

[30 Oct 2018 | 8 Comments | 1,734 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[11 Oct 2018 | 8 Comments | 2,469 views]
EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN FEEDBACK/LZ NEWS/LZ BY LZ/ TBL ARCHIVE – LED ZEPPELIN III AND LYCEUM 1969/CODA LONDON GIG/NATIONAL ALBUM DAY/DANNY BAKER / DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Evenings With Led Zeppelin latest:

It was an absolute pleasure on Wednesday to visit Richard Cole and personally hand over a copy of the Evenings With Led Zeppelin book . It was also a real thrill to wade through the various dates and tours in the book with him and hear first hand Richard’s views on it all in his role as Led Zeppelin’s Tour Manager.
Richard contributed the superb Foreword to the book and it really sets the scene for the following 500 plus pages.
He commented that in producing this book Mike …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, Links »

[26 Sep 2018 | 5 Comments | 2,284 views]
JOHN BONHAM A CELEBRATION IN REDDITCH REFLECTIONS /TBL EVENTS UPDATE/LZ NEWS/ SOUNDS 40 YEARS GONE /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Reflections on the simply amazing John Bonham A Celebration concert in Redditch last Saturday:
Photo by Jonathan Barry
Brilliantly organised, there was a real feeling of warmth throughout the day – the outside rain did nothing to dampen spirits.
It was great to catch up with so many friends and TBL people including Gary Davies, Chris Maley, Ian Avey and Sue ,Graeme Hutchinson and Pam, Steve Way, Paul Aspey, David Cunningham, Mark Halliwell, Clem and Sam Dellaway to name but a few.
I arrived around 11am. I had my own early morning moment next …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[20 Sep 2018 | 6 Comments | 2,715 views]
JOHN BONHAM CELEBRATION FESTIVAL LATEST/EVENINGS WITH LAUNCH LATEST/LZ NEWS/ ROBERT PLANT AND SSS LIVE REPORTS/JIMI AND MARC REMEMBERED/MARTIN ALLCOCK 1957-2018/ TBL PROJECT UPDATE AND ARCHIVE REFLECTIONS /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

JOHN BONHAM A CELEBRATION FESTIVAL – ALL ROADS LEAD TO REDDITCH THIS WEEKEND…
Following the installation of a permanent bronze memorial sculpture in his hometown of Redditch, Worcestershire, a very special music event is taking place in the area this Saturday to celebrate his 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 line-up of Rock/Blues artists and Special Guests, all with a connection to John and …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[13 Sep 2018 | 11 Comments | 2,417 views]
EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN BOOK FESTIVAL OF SOUND LAUNCH/PLANET ROCK/JOHN BONHAM CELEBRATION FESTIVAL /LZ NEWS/ THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME REMASTERED REVIEWS/ LZ LIVE REVIEWS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Evenings With Led Zeppelin – The Complete Concert Chronicle – Official Omnibus Press Launch at the Festival Of Sound Event:
The forthcoming Evenings With Led Zeppelin book will be officially launched by Omnibus Press at the Festival of Sound event in Hammersmith London on Friday September 28.
Mike Tremaglio and myself will be staging an hour long presentation of the book from 11am to 12.
Copies of the book will be available at the event and we will be on hand to sign them throughout the day.
We look forward to seeing all that …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[4 Sep 2018 | 22 Comments | 2,021 views]
DL AT 62 – ON THE OCCASION OF MY BIRTHDAY/ LZ NEWS/LIVE ON BLUEBERRY HILL 48 YEARS GONE/CODA GO BACK TO THE BEGINNING /VIP VICTORIA RECORD FAIR/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

DL AT 62: ON THE OCCASION OF MY BIRTHDAY…
62…how did that happen!
62 is the new 22!
As usual when a birthday rolls around , it’s a good time to quantify what I do, what I like and take stock…
So firstly some timelines:
I was 7 years old when I first saw a live concert (The Dave Clark Five show at the Granada Cinema Bedford)
9 when I first saw Tottenham Hotspur play
13 when I first heard Led Zeppelin
15 when I first started work at British Home Stores (sadly now gone)
15 when I first saw …

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[22 Aug 2018 | 4 Comments | 1,682 views]
IN THROUGH THE OUT DOOR 39 YEARS GONE/LZ NEWS/PAGE & PLANT MTV UNLEDDED 24 YEARS GONE/RECORD COLLECTOR/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
In Through The Out Door – It was 39 years ago this week:
Led Zeppelin’s ninth album In Through The Out Door was released on Monday August 20, 1979. Here’s a Then and Now overview from the TBL archives… 
In Through The Out Door  ….Then:
The 1977 tour of America had given rise to a revival in the fortunes of the group. They were playing great, the on stage spectacle had reached new heights and plans for a new album to be recorded after the tour were in place.
The tour would subsequently be cancelled …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[8 Aug 2018 | 4 Comments | 2,070 views]
KNEBWORTH SATURDAY AUGUST 11 1979 – 39 YEARS GONE/LZ NEWS/ UNCUT SPECIAL/JOHN BONHAM REDDITCH CELEBRATION FESTIVAL DETAILS/JIMMY PAGE DEFINITIVE BIOGRAPHY REVIEWED/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

TBL Archive Special – Knebworth August 11th 1979 – Then as it really was…39 years gone…
 
It’s that time of year again…
The anniversary of Led Zeppelin at Knebworth always resonates that little bit more when it falls on the actual days –as it does this year. Saturday August 11h 1979 – just writing that date sends a tingle of excitement because that is the day when it all occurred for a second time back in that field just outside Stevenage all of 39 years ago.
On Saturday  I, and thousands of other …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[1 Aug 2018 | 10 Comments | 2,129 views]
KNEBWORTH SATURDAY AUGUST 4 – IT WAS 39 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/ROBERT PLANT & SSS PARIS REVIEW/MARK BLAKE PETER GRANT BOOK/ J. PAGE BIOGRAPHY/WHO’S WHO/TBL LED ZEP AT 50 EVENT/FLOYD EFFECT/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Led Zeppelin at Knebworth: 39 Years Gone…
It’s that time of year again…
The anniversary of Led Zeppelin at Knebworth always resonates that little bit more when it falls on the actual days –as it does this year. Saturday August 4th –just writing that date sends a tingle of excitement because that is the day when it all occurred back in that field just outside Stevenage all of 39 years ago.
On Saturday  I, and thousands of other fans will no doubt be thinking back to that glorious day in the summer of …