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[10 Dec 2010 | 15 Comments | 5,856 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: 02 REUNION THREE YEARS GONE/JOHN LENNON THIRTY YEARS GONE/FATHER CHRISTMAS

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Three years ago today I awoke with the prospect of Led Zeppelin retuning to the stage just a matter of hours away. The previous night I’d spent the evening in the Pilot Inn toasting that fact with fans from all corners of the world. It would be a similar scene a few hours later.
The day itself went by in something of a blur – walking on that cold concourse leading to the O2 complex, conducting various interviews, bumping into countless fans I knew. After a communal hug …

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[8 Oct 2010 | 2 Comments | 4,208 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: LENNON AT 70/ TBL 27 ON THE STREETS/LED ZEP 3 AT 40/BEER FESTIVAL/CORN EXCHANGE/LENNON AGAIN?

Tomorrow (October 9th) would have been John Lennon’s 70th birthday. The events of 30 years ago surrounding his comeback album Double Fantasy and his shocking death in December are intrinsically linked for me with the tragic events going inside the Zep camp this time back in 1980.
I can vividly remember Simon Bates airing the Starting Over single and there was a real optimism about his return to recording. I purchased the album in the Kings Road in November after a visit to the Swan Song offices. That optimism (as with …