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Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[18 Sep 2019 | One Comment | 914 views]
CODA REDDITCH GIG & DRUMMER OF THE YEAR EVENT/ HOSSAM RAMZY & RIC OCASEK RIP/LZ NEWS/REMEMBERING JIMI HENDRIX AND MARC BOLAN/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Coda John Bonham Celebration Redditch gig this Saturday :

Here’s all the info for this Saturday’s Coda gig at the Queens Head Redditch:
Coda had been booked to headline the John Bonham Celebration on Saturday, September 21.
However after that event was cancelled Coda managed to secure a gig at the Queen’s Head pub – close to where the Celebration was due to take place – so their own tribute could go ahead as planned on the same night.
Not only will it be a celebration of the life and works of what many regard …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[4 Sep 2019 | 12 Comments | 1,102 views]
DL AT 63 – ON THE OCCASION OF MY BIRTHDAY/SAVING GRACE IN STRATFORD/LZ NEWS/BLUEBERRY HILL 49 YEARS GONE/VIP VICTORIA FAIR/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

DL AT 63: ON THE OCCASION OF MY BIRTHDAY…
63…how did that happen!
63 is the new 23!
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 let’s do 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[28 Aug 2019 | 4 Comments | 1,076 views]
KNEBWORTH BOOK RE-PACKAGE DETAILS/IN THROUGH THE OUT DOOR – IT WAS 40 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/TEXAS INTERNATIONAL POP FESTIVAL – IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Announcing a new 40th Anniversary Limited Edition re-package of the Then As It Was Led Zeppelin At Knebworth 1979 book
To celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Led Zeppelin’s approaches at Knebworth I am making available a strictly limited edition re-package of the Then As It Was Led Zeppelin At Knebworth 1979 book
This 40th anniversary limited edition has a glossy newly designed book jacket with exclusives live photos from the Knebworth shows.
Each book includes an additional four page insert. This features a new 3,000 word interview with author Dave Lewis in which …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[16 Aug 2019 | No Comment | 1,441 views]
ROBERT PLANT ON THE OCCASION OF HIS BIRTHDAY /SAVING GRACE GIG/LZ NEWS/JIMMY PAGE & ROBERT PLANT MTV UNLEDDED 25 YEARS GONE – TBL ARCHIVE PART ONE/ATLAS TBL GATHERING/ WORD PODCAST/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
Robert Plant on the occasion of his 71st birthday:
Robert Plant is 71 years old on Tuesday, August 20…
From his initial forays in the Midlands scene in the mid 60’s leading to his first record being released in 1966, through to his vital contribution to Led Zeppelin and on to an always compelling solo career, Robert Plant has occupied a unique position at the forefront of the music world for over five decades…
During the past 12 months he has continued to push the boundaries of his vocal talent -continuing to delight …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[30 Jul 2019 | 5 Comments | 1,576 views]
KNEBWORTH AUGUST 4 1979 – 40 YEARS GONE/KNEBWORTH TBL ARCHIVE/ATLAS TBL KNEBWORTH 40TH ANNIVERSARY GATHERING/ LZ NEWS/THE WORD PODCAST/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Led Zeppelin at Knebworth: 40 Years Gone…
The Knebworth stage under construction in the early morning of Thursday August 4 1979. Pic by Dave Lewis from the book Then As It Was – Led Zeppelin at Knebworth 1979.
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 weekend –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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[24 Jul 2019 | 4 Comments | 1,359 views]
CHRIS CHARLESWORTH ON TBL 45/ATLAS KNEBWORTH GATHERING/JPJ FOR JAPAN/ROBERT PLANT PODCAST//CLASSIC ROCK/LZ NEWS/COPENHAGEN WARM UPS 40 YEARS GONE/LETZ ZEP/PEOPLES FRONT CLIPS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Chris Charlesworth Just Backdated blog:
Here’s a great piece by Chris Charlesworth on TBL 45…
No rock group protected its rights more fiercely than Led Zeppelin. Manager Peter Grant famously declared war against anything and anyone that might seek to deprive them of income, make money off their backs or hamper their progress in any way, and if this meant something might get broken or someone get hurt then so be it. You made an enemy of the mighty Zep at your peril, at least until Grant retired from the front line. …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[17 Jul 2019 | 4 Comments | 1,323 views]
TBL 45 HOT OFF THE PRESS AND OUT IN THE STREETS/ KNEBWORTH BOOK/ LZ NEWS/SEATTLE KINGDOM 42 YEARS GONE/KEZAR 1973 FILM/ROBERT PLANT 66 TO TIMBUKTU / VINYL LONDON GUIDE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TIGHT BUT LOOSE ISSUE 45 – HOT OFF THE PRESS …AND OUT ON THE STREETS…
TBL issue 45 is hot off the press and out on the streets…
It arrived via White Hart Press in Bedford late last week.
Since then I’ve been extremely busy in the TBL distribution centre (our dining room actually) packing the pre – orders ready to leave here.
TBL distribution update:
I counted them all in – I counted them all out…

All UK, American, Australia and Europe pre-orders are now in transit – UK copies should be delivered  by the …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[10 Jul 2019 | 4 Comments | 1,213 views]
TBL ISSUE 45 AT THE PRINTERS/TBL 40TH ANNIVERSARY ATLAS GATHERING/ CHRIS FARLOWE SPOTTED!/LZ NEWS/OVER EUROPE 39 YEARS GONE/LIVE AID/BRIAN JONES & THE ROLLING STONES – IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL issue 45 – a design wrap and at the printers… 
The forthcoming TBL issue 45 is now a design wrap and is at the printers. The pic here was taken on Monday afternoon at StudioMix as TBL designer Mick Lowe and myself signed off the proof. We spent a fair few hours over the past few days overseeing the final design layout and checking of the text. It’s a big relief we have finally got to the finishing line…
At 64 pages this is the largest TBL magazine ever produced. It …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[3 Jul 2019 | 4 Comments | 1,471 views]
WORLD EXLUSIVE NEW INTERVIEW WITH JOHN PAUL JONES FOR TBL 45/ TBL ATLAS KNEBWORTH 40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT/LZ NEWS/OVER EUROPE 39 YEARS GONE/ROBERET PLANT PICTURES AT ELEVEN/CASSETTE FEEDBACK/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
TBL World Exclusive new interview with John Paul Jones for TBL 45:
The forthcoming TBL issue 45 due out August, will feature a world exclusive new interview with John Paul Jones
In an interview I did with him on the phone last week exclusively for TBL, John talked about the Resonance FM 100 Club gig, Tres Coyotes, his projects ahead and his memories of Led Zeppelin at Knebworth 40 years on…
In effect, it’s an exclusive catch up with the world of John Paul Jones in the summer of 2019…and …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[26 Jun 2019 | 7 Comments | 1,710 views]
IN PRAISE OF THE CASSETTE/OVER EUROPE 1980 39 YEARS GONE/ JIMMY AT KERRANG AWARDS/LZ NEWS/I WAS THERE CHRIS C REVIEW/BILLY KULKE BOOK/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
Dave Lewis – Celebrating 50 years of music passion 1969 – 2019: Post number 3:
In praise of the cassette…
In his recent excellent book A Fabulous Creation, author David Hepworth notes the rise of the popularity in the cassette format during the late 70s/early 80s. This was inspired by the launching of the Sony Walkman and the fact that many music lovers (this writer very much included) took ownership of their listening habits by taping albums and creating compilations and mix tapes.
The earlier tape format the Eight Track Cartridge never really …