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[7 Mar 2018 | One Comment | 1,765 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 …

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[27 Feb 2018 | 5 Comments | 2,127 views]
LED ZEPPELIN OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT – LIMITED EDITION 7 INCH SINGLE FEATURING UNRELEASED VERSIONS OF ROCK AND ROLL AND FRIENDS – RECORD STORE DAY RELEASE FOR RECORD STORE DAY APRIL 21 2018

LED ZEPPELIN OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: FEBRUARY 27, 2018…
Limited Edition 7-Inch Single, Produced By Jimmy Page.
To Be Released On Record Store Day Featuring Unreleased Versions Of “Rock And Roll” And “Friends”
Available April 21 – Exclusively At Independent Music Retailers
In advance of Led Zeppelin’s 50th Anniversary celebration, slated to commence this September, the band will whet fan’s appetites with their first ever release for Record Store Day on April 21. The limited edition 7-inch single is produced by Jimmy Page and pressed on yellow vinyl. The single will feature two previously unheard studio …

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[14 Feb 2018 | 9 Comments | 2,584 views]
JOHN BONHAM YOUTUBE CHANNELS/LZ NEWS/NEW JIMMY PAGE INTERVIEW IN PLANET ROCK MAG /1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/LED ZEP McLAREN RACECAR/ VALENTINES DAY/ DL DAIRY BLOG UPDATE

John Bonham – YouTube Channels:
George Fludas has been in touch to inform me about his John Bonham YouTube Channel – here’s the info:
This from George…
I am a drummer based in Chicago. I’m a jazz musician by profession but I am a lifelong Zeppelin fanatic and John Bonham maniac. I was recently in correspondence with Andy Crofts when he was writing his piece on the ’77 tour for the TBL magazine. I thought he did a great job on the piece and he was the one who recommended I get in touch …

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[24 Jan 2018 | 10 Comments | 2,562 views]
HOW THE WEST WAS WON REMASTERED RELEASE – OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT /LZ NEWS/ LED ZEPPELIN JANUARY 1975 SNAPSHOT/JIM RODFORD RIP/DAVID ‘KID’ JENSEN-NEIL DIAMOND /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

TBL Celebrates Led Zeppelin at 50…
LED ZEPPELIN OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT 3pm – WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 24, 2018: 
LED ZEPPELIN
Live Album How The West Was Won 
To Be Reissued With New Remastering Supervised By Jimmy Page 
Including The Album’s Debut Release On Vinyl And Blu-ray Audio, 
Along With Super Deluxe Boxed Set, CD, And Digital Versions
 On September 7, 1968, John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant first took the stage together in Gladsaxe, Denmark. Then billed as “The New Yardbirds,” the band would assemble in the studio for the first time later that month …

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[21 Dec 2017 | 2 Comments | 1,718 views]
SEASONS GREETINGS FROM ME TO YOU/ ZEP AT ALLY PALLY CHRISTMAS 1972/LZ NEWS/ MARTIN POPOFF ZEP BOOK REVIEW/A TBL CHRISTMAS CAROL FROM 1979/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

So this is Christmas…
TBL Retro Christmas Reflection 1:
 Christmas always bringing with it that air of nostalgia, so here’s a seasonal TBL retro reflection from 1972:
ALLY PALLY 45 YEARS GONE:
45 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 impressionable 16 year old was …

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[9 Dec 2017 | 2 Comments | 605 views]
IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – MORE DECEMBER 10 2007 MEMORIES – WHAT THE PAPERS SAID – WHAT THEY SAID/ ROBERT PLANT AND THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS ROYAL ALBERT HALL GIG REVIEW

IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – MORE DECEMBER 10 2007 MEMORIES – WHAT THE PAPERS SAID – WHAT THEY SAID…
Photo by Wyatt Brake
WHAT THE PAPERS SAID:
Events that have so much resting on them rarely unfold with such an air of assurance. The three original members of the band seemed to be relieved to be relinquishing the burden of anticipation. The heaviosity has always been the cornerstone of their reputation but it was astonishing to see how funky they could be for a rock …

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[7 Dec 2017 | One Comment | 450 views]
IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – MORE DECEMBER 10 2007 MEMORIES

IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – TODAY’S POST – TBL ARCHIVE –
I Was There…
Pic by Greg Purling
Here’s another 02 Experience….
This comes from Donato Farace of Mississauga,Ontario Canada:
Right from the announcement of the show, I booked a flight to London right away. I was determined to be there even if I did not have tickets to the show. I figured I should at least be there on sacred ground and feel the reverberations coming from the building.
As it turned out I got far more lucky …

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[6 Dec 2017 | One Comment | 594 views]
IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – MORE DECEMBER 10 2007 MEMORIES/02 REUNION TBL EVENT LATEST/ROBERT PLANT & SSS ROYAL ALBERT HALL PRE GIG TBL MEET DETAILS

IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – TODAY’S POST – TBL ARCHIVE, MORE I WAS THERE MEMORIES…
I Was There…
One of the most remarkable aspects of the Led Zeppelin O2 Reunion concert was that fans had travelled from all corners of the globe to be there. One such fan was long time TBL supporter, Jose Manuel Parada who travelled from Ecuador and met a fair few of us when he was over. Here is just one example of the unforgettable life affirming experiences that those lucky …

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[5 Dec 2017 | No Comment | 418 views]
IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – TBL ARCHIVE MORE DECEMBER 10 2007 THOUGHTS/ LZ NEWS/TBL 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE EVENT LATEST

IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – TODAY’S POST TBL ARCHIVE 2009:-
Two years gone and it still seems like a dream. Watching the DVD and playing the vinyl and CD’s today reminded me of the surreal feel that surrounded the whole event. Of course I’m taking about Led Zeppelin at the 02 Arena on the second anniversary of what for me will ever be etched on my brain as the experience of a lifetime. There are some lovely comments on the 02 show by Robert …

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[4 Dec 2017 | No Comment | 553 views]
IT’S THE O2 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – TBL ARCHIVE 2008 – REMEMBERING DECEMBER 4 1980 AND DECEMBER 10 2007

IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – TODAY’S POST TBL ARCHIVE 2008 – REMEMBERING DECEMBER 4 1980 AND DECEMBER 10 2007…
Looking back at my diary entry for 28 years ago this very day it started off as a fairly ordinary Thursday.
The night before I’d been to see Rod Stewart at Wembley Arena with good my friends Max, Phil and James .
It was a pretty riotous night – the diary notes that I consumed 6 vodka and limes and a Harvey Wallbanger in the pub before …