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Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[5 Nov 2020 | 2 Comments | 955 views]
JOHN PAUL JONES THE TUDOR PULL PREMIERE/THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME PREMIERE 44 YEARS GONE/ LZ NEWS/ROBERT PLANT AT EMPIRE POOL WEMBLEY 1978/BARON WOLMAN RIP/CHRIS CHARLESWORTH JUST BACKDATED HITS A MILLION/SPRINGSTEEN ALBUM REVIEW/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

JOHN PAUL JONES  NEW COMPOSITION PREMIERED AT LONDON INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF EARLY MUSIC:
The London International Festival of Early Music (LIFEM) staged the world premiere performance of ‘The Tudor Pull’, a newly commissioned work by John, written for acclaimed viol consort Fretwork.
The world premiere of the newly composed piece was broadcast at 7.00pm on Thursday 5th November from the LIFEM website -link below:
https://lifem.org/pages/fretwork-in-concert
http://www.lifem.org

This isn’t the first time that John’s music has been performed at LIFEM, his hauntingly beautiful Amores Pasados, settings of three Spanish poems were performed by tenor John Potter …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[22 Oct 2020 | 5 Comments | 2,006 views]
LED ZEPPELIN II AT 51/THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME AT 44/JIMMY INTERVIEW IN ESQUIRE/LZ NEWS/REMASTERS SIGNED BOX SET DISCOVERED/LED ZEP III PART 3/ JAPAN PART 3/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

TBL Archive Special: Led Zeppelin II – it was 51 years ago today…October 22,1969…
Led Zeppelin II – A Kind of Rock
To celebrate the release of the Led Zeppelin II album this week back in 1969 – some thoughts 51 years on…
Led Zeppelin II:
A Kind Of Rock…. Still Flying
In the same way Miles Davis’ Kind Of Blue defined the jazz genre, the second Zep album well and truly encapsulated rock music as we know it. Dave Lewis re appraises Led Zeppelin II on the occasion of its 51st anniversary.
In reappraising the …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[15 Oct 2020 | 3 Comments | 1,579 views]
THEM CROOKED VULTURES 2010 FOOTAGE FOR TEENAGE CANCER TRUST /JIMMY PAGE IN CLASSIC ROCK/ANTHOLOGY PUBLISHED/REMASTERS 30 YEARS GONE/LED ZEPPELIN III PART 2/LENNON AT 80/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Them Crooked Vultures on YouTube tonight for Teenage Cancer Trust Friday October 16:
Them Crooked Vultures Royal Albert Hall footage screened tomorrow night to aid Teenage Cancer Trust:
 

I was very lucky to be in attendance that night back in March 2010 – here’s the original TBL posting reviewing that night. It brings back a host of memories and I am very much looking forward to seeing the footage tomorrow.
Here’s the link with all the details pf how to view the footage and how to donate to the Teenage Cancer Trust
https://teenagecancertrust.org/about-us/our-story/music/unseen
YouTube link …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[24 Sep 2020 | 4 Comments | 2,873 views]
JOHN BONHAM 40 YEARS GONE/JOHN BONHAM A COMMEMORATION 2020 UPDATE/ROBERT PLANT DIGGING DEEP PODCAST/CLASSIC ROCK ZEP IV PODCAST/JIMMY PAGE ON PAUL SMITH/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

John Bonham 40 Years Gone today…
To mark the 40th anniversary of the passing of John Bonham here’s some personal recollections from myself and long time TBL contributor Gary Davies…
The Optimism, The irony and the Agony
Dave Lewis reflects on the personal impact and aftermath of the events of Thursday September 25th 1980
I was just turned 24 years old and so far 1980 had been a rollercoaster year for me for many reasons.
Back in the early autumn it’s fair to say Tight But Loose, the Led Zeppelin magazine I had established in …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[10 Sep 2020 | 4 Comments | 1,007 views]
THE FIRST GIG – IT WAS 52 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/ROBERT PLANT PODCAST/ TBL ARCHIVE -WEMBLEY 85 AND 02 ANNOUNCEMENT/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive Special 1: September 7, 1968 – the on stage debut 52 years gone:
52 years ago on September 7th 1968, the line soon to be known as Led Zeppelin performed their very first concert in Gladsaxe Denmark. – the first of two appearances that day… 

REMEMBERING 52 YEARS GONE….
SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 7th, 1968
GLADSAXE, DENMARK
TEEN CLUB BOX 45
DATE:                         September 7, 1968 (1st show)
VENUE:                     Teen Club, Egegård Skole
LOCATION:              Gladsaxe, Denmark
Billed as: “Yardbirds”
Support Acts: Fourways; Bodies
With The New Yardbirds line-up complete, there was an outstanding engagement to fulfil that was left over …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[3 Sep 2020 | 18 Comments | 1,421 views]
NOW I’M 64 …ON THE OCCASION OF MY BIRTHDAY/ ROBERT PLANT/SCARLET/LZ NEWS / JOHN BONHAM EVENT LATEST/LIVE ON BLUEBERRY HILL – IT WAS 50 YEARS AGO/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

DL NOW I’M 64 – ON THE OCCASION OF MY BIRTHDAY…

I’ve been listening to The Beatles’ When I’m Sixty Four since I was around 11 years old.
Rrecorded for the Sgt Pepper album, its repeated phrase of ‘’Will you still need me, will you still feed me, when I’m sixty four” is a quirky lament to old age and I never gave it a second thought that one day I would reach such an age.
Well that day has come…for today Saturday, September 5 I reach the grand age of 64…  
So as …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[19 Aug 2020 | 6 Comments | 1,735 views]
ROBERT PLANT ON THE OCCASION OF HIS BIRTHDAY/LZ NEWS/BOB HARRIS 50 YEARS OF BROADCASTING/PAGE & PLANT UNLEDDED 26 YEARS GONE/WHO ARE YOU/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Robert Plant on the occasion of his 72nd Birthday:
Robert Plant is 72 years old on Thursday, 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 delight with his Digging Deep podcast – providing an opportunity …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[6 Aug 2020 | 5 Comments | 2,748 views]
JIMMY PAGE THE ANTHOLOGY REVIEWED/ LZ NEWS/KNEBWORTH AUGUST 11 – IT WAS 41 YEARS AGO/HOT AUGUST NIGHT 1971/TBL MARKET PLACE/SCARLET VIDEO/BOB DYLAN BOOK/ON THE PLAYER/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

My thoughts on Jimmy Page The Anthology…

Genesis Publications (Limited Edition sold out  – standard edition to be published October 13 in UK October 19 US)
This is Jimmy’s second book for Genesis following the publication of Jimmy Page by Jimmy Page back in 2010 – all of ten years gone. Jimmy described that previous volume as ”A  visual documentary to reflect my contribution to music.”
In his introduction to this new volume Jimmy states’’ As a result of archiving, this book is a continuation of the story mapped out in my first …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[24 Jul 2020 | 4 Comments | 1,648 views]
SCARLET PREMIERE/ COPENHAGEN WARM UPS IT WAS 41 YEARS AGO/LZ NEWS/JIMMY PAGE IN THE 90S/TBL MARKET PLACE/ PEOPLES FRONT OF ZEPPELIN/Q MAGAZINE/ PAGE & PLANT 1995/ON THE PLAYER/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

The Rolling Stones with Jimmy Page – Scarlet premiere on Zoe Ball BBC Radio 2 show: 
On Wednesday July 22, Zoe Ball’s Radio 2 show became the first radio station to air the previously unreleased Roiling Stones track Scarlet featuring Jimmy Page.
Zoe had phone conversations with Mick and Jimmy
Mick relayed that he had forgotten the details of the session and had contacted Jimmy to fill him in on it all.
Jimmy stated that it had emerged from a session at Ronnie Wood’s house. Asked what he had been doingin the Lockdown Jimmy …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[16 Jul 2020 | One Comment | 1,254 views]
PAGE AND PLANT IT WAS 25 YEARS AGO /LZ NEWS/BBC 4/DETROIT 1973 FOOTAGE/JACK CHARLTON,ERIK & JUDY DYBLE RIP/FAS MAG/AFFINITY WITH JPJ/ON THE PLAYER/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

TBL Archive: Jimmy Page & Robert Plant: 1995 UK Tour:
Leading on from last week’s Page & Plant retro focus – here is Part Two of  the piece that originally ran in TBL 11: It focuses on an imaginary 4 CD compilation of the tour: CD 2 rounds up the 1995 Europe and UK leg. 
 
It was a glorious period as long time fans and those too young to have seen Zep in their prime revelled in what was all in name the Zeppelin reunion we had all hoped for. By the tour’s end …