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[15 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 2,935 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY:THANK YOU

We have been overwhelmed and humbled by the many kind wishes of support that have come in since the sad passing of our dear Ken.
Some Thank You’s:
Sincere thanks to everyone who has been in touch via the site, facebook, letter etc–your kind words have meant so much to us. Thank you to the nurses of Victoria Ward Bedford South Wing Hospital who’s compassion, dignity and understanding made our loss so much easier to bear. Thank you to the registrars and the undertakers and church, all similarly supportive and compassionate during …

Dave Lewis Diary, TBL News »

[5 Mar 2010 | One Comment | 11,598 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY:MEETING NICK KENT/BACK TO THE 70S

Nick Kent with DL  – Laughing off  the  matter of a 27 minute Dazed And Confused. Rough Trade Record shop Brick Lane March 3 2010 -Photo T. Zupancic
I have very rarely purchased an album on the strength of a positive album review but I can remember two vivid exceptions. One was a rave review in the Melody Maker in 1972 for the Jefferson Airplane album Long John Silver. ‘’This is the album that will brighten your weekend’’ it said.  I duly laid out the slightly extortionate £2.70 (it had a deluxe cover) …

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[5 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 4,109 views]
NICK KENT BOOK LAUNCH:‘WHEN LED ZEPPELIN GOT INTO THEIR GROOVE THEY WERE AS GOOD AS IT GETS’’

At a special book signing event in London to launch his new book Apathy For The Devil, legendary 70s rock journalist Nick Kent reminisced about his days on the road with Led Zeppelin. ‘’When they got into their groove on things like Trampled Underfoot they were as good as it gets’’ he told Dave Lewis. ‘’I had some amazing times with them.’’
The book is a memoir of his life in the 70s as the most controversial journalist of the era – becoming as notorious as the stars he wrote about. …