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Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[22 May 2019 | No Comment | 1,345 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 | 1,482 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 | 1,381 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 | 1,472 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[12 Mar 2019 | 5 Comments | 1,593 views]
ROBERT PLANT LOVE ROCKS IN NYC/LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – BELFAST 1971 AND 2001/LZ STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN MASTERS UK TOUR/HAL BLAINE & DAVE LAING RIP/CODA BEDFORD REVIEW/AUGUST 4 TBL EVENT/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Robert Plant at  Love Rocks NYC, The Beacon Theatre, New York City, March 7th, 2019:
TBL on the spot report from Dave Roberts…
Back in January, tickets went on sale for the 3rd annual Love Rocks NYC. This is an organization that prepares and delivers meals to residents of New York City that are very ill, and can not prepare meals for themselves.
When I saw that Robert Plant was headlining, partnered with my wife Cindy’s birthday, I immediately headed to Ticketmaster . Much to my surprise, I was able to purchase …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[5 Mar 2019 | No Comment | 1,372 views]
FATE OF NATIONS RSD/TBL 44 LATEST/ROBERT PLANT SAVING GRACE IN LEEDS/LZ NEWS/EVENINGS WITH COMMENTARY PART 5/TBL ARCHIVE BELFAST 71 AND PAGE & PLANT IN ISTANBUL 98/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

ROBERT PLANT FATE OF NATIONS – LIMITED EDITION VINYL LINED UP FOR RECORD STORE DAY 2019:
Here is the Record Store Day release info for the announcement of much welcomed Robert Plant Fate Of Nations reissue:  
This special limited edition 180gm black vinyl of Fate of Nations is being re-issued on Robert Plant’s own record label Es Paranza around Earth Day. All profits from the sale of this record will be given to Robert Plant’s nominated Environmental charity. The album title and the artwork of the original 1993 is focussed on the impacts …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[20 Feb 2019 | 3 Comments | 1,821 views]
ROBERT PLANT SAVING GRACE IN BATH/TBL ISSUE 44 LATEST/LZ NEWS/GLASGOW 1972/ EVENINGS WITH LZ COMMENTARY PART 4 /ZAVVI RETAIL TEN YEARS GONE/HARLEQUIN RECORDS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Saving Grace featuring Robert Plant –Saturday February 16, 2019
The Forum, Bath
TBL on the spot report by Rob Whitmarsh:
Less than a month ago an unknown band called Saving Grace performed their debut gig at a very low-key show at Bishop’s Castle on January 25th 2019. Their line-up sounded very promising though, as the band consisted of: Suzi Dian (vocals), Tony Kelsey (guitar and mandolin), Matt Worley (banjo), Oli Jefferson (percussion), and Robert Plant (vocals).
I’ve heard of that male singer before and have been following his musical reinventions for decades, so when …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[13 Feb 2019 | 8 Comments | 1,695 views]
TBL ISSUE 44 OUT ON THE STREETS/TBL ISSUE 1 AT 40/ LZ NEWS/EVENINGS WITH LZ COMMENTARY 3/ TBL ARCHIVE 1975/VALENTINES DAY/GORDON BANKS RIP/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
TIGHT BUT LOOSE ISSUE 44 – HOT OFF THE PRESS …AND OUT ON THE STREETS:
TBL issue 44 is hot off the press and out on the streets…
I’ve been extremely busy in the TBL distribution centre (our dining room actually!) sticking on stamps and labels and packing the pre -orders ready to leave here.
TBL distribution update:

All UK pre-orders left here on Tuesday and are now in transit – they should begin to arrive over the next two or three days. A bulk of the overseas copies are also now in transit – I hope to have all …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[30 Jan 2019 | 5 Comments | 1,463 views]
TBL ISSUE 44 ON THE WAY SOON/ROCK CANDY MAGAZINE/JOHN BONHAM -A CELEBRATION II FESTIVAL DETAILS/ EVENINGS WITH LED ZEPPELIN COMMENTARY PART 2 1970/ 7 NIGHTS WITH ZEP IN 1977/THE BEATLES/BUDDY HOLLY/PLANET ROCK/VIP FAIR/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TIGHT BUT LOOSE ISSUE 44 – ON THE WAY SOON:
40 years ago in January 1979, I was busy handwriting the first Led Zeppelin TBL magazine in my bedroom. I had already run a couple of adverts in Sounds and NME and the initial orders were filtering in. It was scheduled to be published on February 10,1979.
40 years on, here I am in early 2019 – just as I was in early 1979, ready to publish another issue of the magazine I created to form a platform of communication between Led Zeppelin fans across the …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[23 Jan 2019 | 3 Comments | 1,894 views]
LED ZEPPELIN 1 – IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – 1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/ TED McKENNA RIP/MARK BLAKE EVENT/BBC RADIO LONDON/VIP RECORD FAIR/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Led Zeppelin 1 – it was 50 years ago this week.. to mark the 50th anniversary of the debut Led Zeppelin here’s some facts, figures and thoughts on it all…
January 20, 1969 – Led Zeppelin debut album released:
Despite often being attributed to either Sunday, January 12, 1969 or Friday, January 17, 1969, the correct “official” release date of the debut album might well have been Monday, January 20, 1969. As Mike Tremaglio flagged to me – this release date was referenced in an Atlantic Records memo accompanying white label advance LPs …