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Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[14 Apr 2021 | 3 Comments | 1,538 views]
NEW LED ZEPPELIN BIOGRAPHY DUE/LZ NEWS/SAVING GRACE UK DATES/ RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS LZ/NEW LA FORUM ’75 4LP BOOTLEG REVIEWED/TBL ARCHIVE BUXTON ’94 AND HAMMERSMITH ’88/DL 52 YEARS OF MUSICAL PASSION/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Led Zeppelin The Biography by Bob Spitz:
A major new Led Zeppelin biography is due out in November by Bob Spitz via Random House.
I met with Bob when he was doing research in London a couple of years back – his past credentials look good and his Beatles book was well received.  It will of course be interesting to read his take on the Zep saga…
Here’s all the info:
From the author of the definitive New York Times bestselling history of the Beatles comes the authoritative account of the group Jack Black and many …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[8 Apr 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,462 views]
RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS LZ / EVENINGS WITH LZ ON US AMAZON/ROBERT PLANT RSD RELEASE/ LZ NEWS – YARDBIRDS BOX SET/TBL ARCHIVE – PAGE AND PLANT MEADOWLANDS/LETZ ZEP ONLINE GIG/JIMMY PAGE NOVEL/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS LED ZEPPELIN…
The RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS LED ZEPPELIN special is now on sale…

I’ve been living with this project for the past few weeks – I’ve been very busy liaising with the editor Jamie Atkins, advising on content and contributing my own written pieces.
So what is this all about?
This is the latest in a series of special Record Collector issues – recent specials have included The Who, Queen, Kate Bush and Status Quo.
As with the previous Record Collector Presents specials, it’s a mix of enlightening features, new essays on …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[1 Apr 2021 | 4 Comments | 2,526 views]
BBC IN CONCERT AT 50/ RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS PREVIEW / LZ NEWS/PRESENCE AT 45/MARQUEE CLUB 1968 PHOTO FIND/ROLLING STONES FULLY FINISHED STUDIO OUTTAKES REVIEWED/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
TBL Archive Special 1:
BBC Radio One John Peel In Concert  – It was 50 years ago…
Reeling in the year: Capturing the sounds of BBC Radio One on a Sunday night in April – The Wonder of Devotion…
Led Zeppelin BBC Radio One In Concert – It was 50 years ago this week:
50 years ago, on Sunday April 4 1971, I first heard the music of Led Zeppelin performed live and the effect was pretty shattering to the ears of a young 14 year old – not to mention rather lasting…
The occasion …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[25 Mar 2021 | 5 Comments | 1,664 views]
RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS LED ZEPPELIN/ HOUSES OF THE HOLY AT 48/TBL 1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/LZ NEWS/MAD MARCH OF MARCH 1998/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

I’m pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of RECORD COLLECTOR PRESENTS LED ZEPPELIN:
This is the latest in a series of special Record Collector issues – recent specials have included The Who, Queen, Kate Bush and Status Quo.
In recent weeks I have been very busy liaising with the editor Jamie Atkins advising and co ordinating some of the content – I’ve also written some pieces for it.
There’s also been some key input from prominent Zep collectors and chroniclers – including some TBL magazine contributors .
As with the previous Record Collector Presents …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[17 Mar 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,866 views]
TBL ARCHIVE 1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT – PRELUDE TO EARLS COURT/ NEW WINTERLAND 1969 TAPE SOURCE/LZ NEWS/GOLDRUSH – MARCH 21 1970/COVERDALE PAGE 28 YEARS GONE/LA 75 BOOTLEG ALBUM DUE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL ARCHIVE: 

 TBL Led Zep 1975 Snapshot: Prelude to Earls Court…

This week of 46 years ago saw Led Zeppelin on a real high – and thankfully these performances in Seattle and Vancouver have been captured on tape across countless bootlegs…
These are amongst my favourite Zep performances and listening to them this week has been an absolute joy. This was the prelude to Earls Court and they were just on firing on all cylinders……
Just to backtrack to a memorable snapshot from the Long Beach gig:
Date: MARCH 12 1975
Venue: CIVIC ARENA LONG BEACH …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[11 Mar 2021 | One Comment | 1,359 views]
BONHAM-BULLICK SEE YOU AGAIN CD EP REVIEWED/LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL JIMMY PAGE & ROBERT PLANT LIVE IN ISTANBUL – 23 YEARS GONE/NEW BOOTLEG ALBUM DUE/COVERDALE PODCAST//DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE -TINA KEMP RIP

Bonham – Bullick:  Authentic purveyors of modern blues rock – with a gratifying nod to the past….
My thoughts on the new Bonham-Bullick three track CD EP See You Again…
This three track CD-EP is the first released fruits of the Bonham-Bullick alliance, which is basically Deborah Bonham on vocals and Pete Bullick on guitar – with a little help from their band and some special guests.
When I heard this project would be taking the form of the pair selecting some of their favourite songs to cover, I expected good results. I’ve …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[18 Feb 2021 | One Comment | 1,235 views]
TBL ARCHIVE -PAGE & PLANT TEENAGE CANCER GIG 2002/DETROIT 1975 CINE FOOTAGE FIND/LZ NEWS/ AUDIO MEDIA ARCHIVE/JOHNNY ROGAN RIP/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

 
TBL Archive – February 2002:
It’s always great to look back on this very memorable event – one of the most intriguing gigs I ever attended read on to find out why…
Jimmy Page & Robert Plant – Teenage Cancer gig – Royal Albert Hall, February 9, 2002: 19 Years Gone…
It’s amazing to think that it’s all of 19 years today (Feb 9th) that Jimmy and Robert appeared separately on the Teenage Cancer gig at the Royal Albert Hall headlined by Paul Weller.
I remember the TBL meet in the pub beforehand as …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[4 Feb 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,801 views]
TBL ARCHIVE LED ZEP 1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/LZ NEWS/1970 EVENINGS WITH EXTRACT/ GALACTIC RAMBLE REVIEWED /THE WHO RECORD COLLECTOR SPECIAL/ CROW JAYNE REVIEWED/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive – it was 46 years ago…
TBL Led Zep 1975 Snapshot: Number Five:
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 6th,1975
MONTREAL, CANADA
MONTREAL FORUM
Set: 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/Trampled Underfoot/Moby Dick/Dazed And Confused (inc. San Francisco)/Stairway To Heaven/Whole Lotta Love – Black Dog/Heartbreaker
Snapshot Listen:- How it sounds now:
I have this on the 1975 World Tour vinyl double album and the When The Levee breaks /World Tour ’75 CD set. I’ve always had a bit of affection for the World Tour …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[28 Jan 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,651 views]
BONHAM-BULLICK NEW CD EP PRE ORDER DETAILS /LED ZEPPELIN 1- IT WAS 52 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/TBL LED ZEP 1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/MY 7 NIGHTS WITH ZEP IN 1977/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Latest Deborah Bonham & Pete Bullick news…an essential purchase for a very good cause…and no doubt more great Bonham-Bullick music…
‘SEE YOU AGAIN’ CDEP
Pre Order the New CDEP to be Released 7th FEB 2021
From the forthcoming BONHAM-BULLICK Album
On 7th February 2021 Deborah Bonham and Peter Bullick will release a very special CDEP titled ‘See You Again’, in advance of their forthcoming album ‘Bonham-Bullick’. This record will not only be released on Deborah’s birthday, but £1 from the sale of each copy will be donated to Teenage Cancer Trust in the name …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[13 Jan 2021 | 2 Comments | 1,692 views]
ROSS HALFIN ZEP VINYL BOOK UPDATE/TBL 1975 SNAPSHOT/MY REVIEW OF THE MARCH 24 1975 LA SOUNDBOARD/LZ NEWS STOP PRESS LED ZEPPELIN SINGLE CANCELLED / REMEMBERING MICK BONHAM/DL LIFE WITH THE STARS/ROCK’N’ROLL COLOURING/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Led Zeppelin Vinyl: The Essential Collection by Ross Halfin. Published by Reel Art Press – Spring 2021:
Here’s the latest update via his Facebook page from Ross Haflin on his forthcoming Led Zeppelin Vinyl: The Essential Collection book…this is going to be an essential addition to the creaking Led Zep bookshelf…
”I’ve been working on the latest draft of my new Led Zeppelin vinyl book and I’m actually really pleased with it . I have photographed all of my records and am trying to pick the rarest ones and also things I …