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[11 Aug 2015 | 2 Comments | 2,804 views]
REISSUE UK CHART STATISTICS/REISSUE FEEDBACK/TBL 39 FEEDBACK/KNEBWORTH AUGUST 11th 36 YEARS GONE/DL DIARY UDATE

Led Zeppelin Reissue UK Chart Statistics: 
Martin Tait reports…
The final three albums have hit the UK Charts and nearly mirror the first three albums in the series, with two hitting the Top 10 (Coda No.9 & Presence No.10) and one just missing and landing at No.12 (In Through The Out Door).
None of the three albums turned up on the Top 100 Streaming or Download Album Charts.
Top 100 Album Chart No.9: Coda  No.10: Presence  No.12: In Through The Out Door
Top 100 Physical Album Chart No.5: Presence (1wk) No.6: Coda (1wk) No.8: In …

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[1 Mar 2013 | 7 Comments | 2,264 views]
JIMMY PAGE IN VOGUE ITALIA/ JPJ ON NEW SEASICK STEVE ALBUM/JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE DOES AN ACHILLES/DL DIARY UPDATE – HATS OFF TO HAYNES

Jimmy Page in Vogue Italia:
This report via Vogue Italia website:
Music and fashion have always merged seamlessly with no shortage of pop-starry collaborations. Pop’s greatest chameleons from David Bowie’s Ziggy Stardust–era glam to the Sex Pistols’ edgy no-frills anti-fashion continue to rule the catwalks and styling generations. British music legend Jimmy Page follows Iggy Pop, Slash, Paul Weller and Jane’s Addiction Perry Farrell as the latest rock god to front American menswear designer John Varvatos’ spring campaign.
White-haired and elegant, the Led Zeppelin guitarist is pictured posing moodily alongside the 28-year-old …

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[22 Feb 2013 | 11 Comments | 14,891 views]
GERARD SPARACO 1967- 2013/ REUNION RUMOURS /JIMMY PAGE WEBSITE/BONHAMIZER/DL DIARY UPDATE/CHICAGO 1971 CINE FILM

Gerard Sparaco 1967-2013
I was deeply shocked yesterday to hear of the passing of Gerard Sparaco – a long time contributor and supporter of all things TBL. I know Gerard has had heart problems in the past but this indeed was a shock. He had posted reviews on the Music Collectors site earlier this week. 
Gerard’s understanding and expertise in the live and underground Led Zeppelin catalogue and many other bands and artists, was second to none. Through the Music Collectors web site, he came on board to contribute a regular review column …

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[4 Aug 2012 | 12 Comments | 5,171 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: KNEBWORTH SATURDAY AUGUST 4 1979 – 33 YEARS GONE/OLYMPICS LONDON 2012/ZACRON 1943 -2012/LOOKING AHEAD

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 33 years ago.
Today I, and thousands of other fans will no doubt be thinking back to that glorious day in the summer of 1979 when finally, after all the waiting, Led Zeppelin were back doing …

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[11 Aug 2011 | 5 Comments | 12,680 views]
KNEBWORTH AUGUST 11TH 1979 – 32YEARS GONE –MORE RECOLLECTIONS FROM OUT IN THE FIELD

32 years ago today Led Zeppelin performed what would be their final UK show at Knebworth Park
To mark the 32nd anniversary here is another round up of recollections from out in the field – As taken from the book Led Zeppelin – Then As It Was At Knebworth 1979.
The second run hardback limited edition updated version available for pre-order now here:
Led Zeppelin Then As It Was….New Edition
MY KNEBWORTH
Tim Davies,
Germany
I remember queing all night with my good friend Chris outside Harlequin Records ( I think it was) in Northampton.
The vibe was …

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[3 Aug 2011 | 8 Comments | 8,257 views]
REMEMBERING KNEBWORTH 32 YEARS AGO TODAY PLUS DETAILS OF NEW SECOND EDITION OF LED ZEPPELIN  THEN AS IT WAS – AT KNEBWORTH 1979 BOOK

32 years ago today – August 4th 1979, Led Zeppelin performed the first of two unforgettable concerts in the grounds of Knebworth Park.
Today I, and thousands of other fans will no doubt be thinking back to that glorious day in the summer of 1979 when finally, after all the waiting, Led Zeppelin were back doing what they did absolutely best –performing live on stage.
Two years ago on this day saw the publication of the Led Zeppelin Then As It Was Led Zeppelin At Knebworth 1979 book. It’s therefore a timely moment to …

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[22 Nov 2010 | 4 Comments | 6,238 views]
TBL CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS: A TBL 2011 SUBSCRIPTION – THE LED ZEPPELIN AT KNEBWORTH BOOK  – ORDER NOW!

TBL CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEA NO. 1:
TIGHT BUT LOOSE 2011 MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION
Fed up with receiving the same old tired gifts for Christmas each year? Why not give your loved ones a nudge in the direction of the TBL ordering page and get them to invest on your behalf in a TBL 2011 Subscription –the perfect Christmas gift which ensures you keep up to date with every issue of the essential Led Zeppelin magazine.
We are now accepting subscriptions for the 2011 TBL magazines.
Over the past year the Tight But Loose magazine  …

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[11 Aug 2010 | 3 Comments | 12,300 views]
TBL ARCHIVE KNEBWORTH THEN AS IT WAS SPECIAL: KNEBWORTH 2 – DOING THE DINOSAUR ROCK – IT WAS 31 YEARS AGO TODAY

All photos Dec Hickey/TBL
To complete the TBL Knebworth Then As It Was Archive series , we present a  look back to the second Knebworth concert staged on August 11th1979  -31 years ago today. The very last show Led Zeppelin performed in the UK.
All text taken from the book Then As It Was – Led Zeppelin At Knebworth 1979. Limited edition hardback copies still available – the perfect summer read recalling those golden days of August 1979. Ordering details to the right of this page.
KNEBWORTH 2: DOING THE DINOSAUR ROCK
AUGUST 11th …

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[8 Aug 2010 | No Comment | 5,353 views]
KNEBWORTH OWNER LORD DAVID COBBOLD ON DESERT ISLAND DISCS

Lord David Cobbold, owner of the Knebworth House estate and instigator of the Knebworth concerts back in 1974, was the guest on Radio 4’s long running Desert Island Discs programme today. He talked affectionately about the history of the house and concerts. There was name check for Zep during the introduction by presenter Kirsty Young and his choices included Pink Floyd’s Brain Damage and Paul McCartney’s rendering of Hey Jude live from Knebworth in 1990.
Co- incidentally the show aired one year to the day of the Then As It Was …

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[7 Aug 2010 | 8 Comments | 6,010 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: KNEBWORTH CELEBRATIONS 31 YEARS AND ONE YEAR GONE/ HAPPY BIRTHDAY ADAM

Above:  The Knebworth 31st Anniversary Revellers  – TBL Totnes HQ Wednesday August 4th 2010 – DL, Cliff Hilliard, Tom Locke, Terry Boud and Mark Harrison.  Photo by Adam Lewis
The last few days have been dominated by a wave of nostalgia for the 31st anniversary Knebworth. I’d intended to mark the occasion on the site and with a few Facebook postings but it all became a bit more than that.  The response to the postings has been quite amazing – maybe I should not be too surprised about this reaction, as …