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[4 Aug 2010 | 13 Comments | 8,311 views]
TBL ARCHIVE KNEBWORTH THEN AS IT WAS SPECIAL: SEEING WAS BELIEVING – IT WAS 31 YEARS AGO TODAY…

31 years ago today, Led Zeppelin performed their first show in the UK for four years when they made a triumphant comeback at Knebworth.
To mark the occasion here’s the second of our TBL Archive Knebworth Specials:
SEEING WAS BELIEVING:  THEN AS IT REALLY WAS….
Think of Knebworth and the images remain vivid:  The campsite, Tommy Vance’s Friday night rock show filling the air, chants of ‘’Zeppelin’’,’’Zeppelin’’ ,the early morning rush for the gates, the long wait during the day ,Skynyd’s Tuesdays Gone fading from the PA. the screen unfolding…and there performing The …

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[3 Aug 2010 | 6 Comments | 8,159 views]
TBL ARCHIVE – KNEBWORTH THEN AS IT WAS SPECIAL: THE NATION ASSEMBLES…

To mark the 31st anniversary of the final UK Led Zeppelin concerts, here’s the first of the series of TBL Archive Special retro features on Led Zeppelin at Knebworth.
All text is taken from the book Then As It Was –Led Zeppelin At Knebworth 1979 – if you haven’t indulged in this as yet, now is a timely moment to do so.
The  limited edition hardback edition is still available but hurry as the stock is selling down. All books are individually numbered and personally signed by the author – see the …

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[22 Feb 2010 | One Comment | 8,347 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND-UP: FESTIVAL DATES FOR THE VULTURES, QUIZZICAL PLANT, DOUBTFUL COVERDALE/PAGE REISSUE, CONFIRMED KNEBWORTH ’90 REISSUE.

 
Them Crooked  Vultures continue to add dates to their summer schedule with four more European festival dates announced this week. The festivals are Rock Am Ring, Nurburgring, Germany over the weekend of 4th -6th June, The Hove Festival (Web Link) , Arendal, Norway on June 30th, The Peace & Love Festival (Web Link), Borlange, Sweden on July 1st and The Festivalpladsen (Web Link), Roskilde, Denmark on July 2nd.
The excellent Austin City Limits TV broadcast that was shown last week is now available to watch in its entirety by following this …

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[27 Nov 2009 | 13 Comments | 1,515 views]
KNEBWORTH BOOK ORDER NOW FOR CHRISTMAS!

THEN AS IT WAS : LED ZEPPELIN AT KNEBWORTH 1979
30 YEARS ON

COMPILED BY DAVE LEWIS
THE PERFECT PERSONALISED CHRISTMAS GIFT

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 this page and get them to invest in a unique piece of Led Zep Knebworth history this Christmas. Or alternately you could treat yourself …
Then As It Was –Led Zeppelin At Knebworth 30 Years Gone, the new book written by Dave Lewis, is the perfect gift for Led …

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[11 Sep 2009 | 2 Comments | 394 views]
Charity Auction Update

This summary from ABC Trustee Graeme Hutchinson…
Charity Auction Update from the Knebworth 30th Anniversary Lytton Arms Celebration Day
Through the raffle, charity auction and the sale of memorabilia, we were able to raise an impressive £1147.69 for ABC Trust at the Lytton Arms event. A BIG THANK YOU to all the fans in attendance who supported our cause. For more information about ABC Trust please visit our website www.abctrust.org.uk .

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[10 Aug 2009 | 10 Comments | 6,832 views]
Back To Knebworth

30 Years Gone / Seeing Was Believing Again
The days leading up to the Knebworth Celebration Day Lytton Arms Event were somewhat fraught here. Amongst other things, late on Friday we suffered a leaking bathroom which led to water coming through the ceiling. Thankfully our man Pete came to the rescue, but as we left for Knebworth at 11 am on Saturday morning, the house was not looking too good.
Before all that, Larry Bergmann had arrived from America on Friday and we met with Gary Foy in the Fox for …

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[4 Aug 2009 | 11 Comments | 3,924 views]
It was 30 years ago today…

30 years ago today, I and thousands of others, were in that field just outside Stevenage eagerly awaiting the live return of Led Zeppelin.
30 years on it’s been like a lifetime… but a second.
Think of Knebworth and the images remain vivid: The campsite,
Tommy Vance’s Friday night rock show filling the air, chants of ‘’Zeppelin’’,’’Zeppelin’’ , the early morning rush for the gates, the long wait during the day ,Skynyrd’s Tuesdays Gone fading from the PA. the screen unfolding…and there in the light performing The Song Remains The Same, Led Zeppelin …

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[3 Aug 2009 | No Comment | 2,565 views]
Record Collector Zep at Knebworth

The current issue of Record Collector has an extensive ten page feature on Zep at Knebworth and the In Through The Out Door album written by Dave Lewis with discography from Nick Anderson.
Visit www.recordcollectormag.com

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[3 Aug 2009 | No Comment | 2,403 views]
Rocks Backpages

The Rocks Backpages website has a preview of the Then As It Was Led Zeppelin At Knebworth book
See link at
http://www.rocksbackpages.com/article.html?ArticleID=14730

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[30 Jul 2009 | One Comment | 5,501 views]
Knebworth 30th Anniversary Celebration Day

Knebworth 30th Anniversary Then As It Was Celebration Day Latest: Tickets still available, Itinerary Announced

There’s still time to order tickets for the Knebworth 30th Anniversary Celebration Day being staged On Saturday August 8th 2009 at The Lytton Arms Park Lane, Old Knebworth SG3 6QB (www.lyttonarms.co.uk)
Admission by advance ticket only price – £10 (includes buffet meal) – order now!
To reserve your ticket please send £10 cheque (payable to D.Lewis) to 14 Totnes Close, Bedford MK40 3AX
Please include your e-mail address – confirmation of your reservation will be acknowledged via e-mail/ e-ticket
This …