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[19 Jan 2011 | 5 Comments | 5,294 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: TBL 28 FEEDBACK/BRUCE/HOWARD/OVER EUROPE 80/HATS OFF TONIGHT

Howard and DL with the original ”Bible to the Zeppelin legions” – Portslade Brighton January 18th 2011
Firstly the latest on TBL 28. I’m pleased to say I have had some amazing feedback comments concerning the latest Tight But Loose magazine.
Here’s a review of TBL 28 via Brian Gardiner’s Ramble On blog
http://www.briangardiner.ca/rambleon/?tag=bbc-proms
‘’The first words of the lead editorial in the latest edition of Tight But Loose, Dave Lewis says:
Well I have to say that year one of this new era of Tight But Loose has been a pretty eventful one.
Well, I …

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[18 Jun 2010 | 5 Comments | 11,053 views]
LED ZEPPELIN OVER EUROPE 1980 TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL: REJUVENATION IN COLOGNE – IT WAS 30 YEARS AGO TODAY…

 
Above – On stage  Cologne June 18th 1980 – Photos copyright Tom Locke/TBL
To mark the 30th anniversary of the beginning of the final Led Zeppelin tour, this special TBL archive extract takes us back to the hot and steamy summer night of June 18th 1980. A night of rejuvenation that I was lucky enough to witness at very close quarters.
Being in close proximity during five of the gigs, there was a real sense of rejuvenation among the band and entourage. Even if the performances were an uneven blend of the …

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[17 Jun 2010 | 6 Comments | 4,757 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: WORLD CUP UPDATE – OH DEAR…/COLOGNE 30 YEARS AGO/OVER EUROPE 80 /T.SHIRTS/RUNNING

Above: Cologne June 18th 1980:  A pensive DL after realising that nothing was going to shift those posters and thoughts of  an ebay nest egg  30 years on fading fast…
World Cup Update June 18th:  Oh dear…Bonzo was right after all…football is a load of bollocks – when it’s played like that.  An uterly dismal performance tonight that leaves us hanging on for a win on Wednesday or it will be all over. Yes we have been here before -1986  and 1990, but we really are running out of time and …

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[1 Feb 2010 | No Comment | 3,101 views]
TBL 2010 ADMIN /LOOKING AHEAD BULLETIN 1

Now that I have undertaken the administration and distribution of the Tight But Loose magazine, here are a few admin details to note – plus a summary of TBL web site activity. This is the first in what will be regular bulletin updates to inform you of what is happening with the TBL site and magazine looking ahead. Take time to have a look at this as there are some important points and information to soak up. (DL)
 
TBL 2010 Magazine Subscriptions:
Many thanks for everyone who has subscribed to the TBL 2010 magazines so …

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[8 Jan 2010 | One Comment | 3,697 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: FIFTH DECADE/MOJO/SNOW/ELVIS/DYLAN

The young DL looks to the East-  Cologne June 18 1980 -pic Tom Locke
 It hadn’t occurred to me until Steve A. Jones noted it in the comments of the last Diary entry, that this is the commencement of my fifth decade of chronicling the world of Led Zeppelin.
The fifth decade has duly got off to a great start. The arrival of the new Mojo magazine with its inspiring Jimmy Page interview had me rushing to get some of that old Page magic back on the deck.
Cue everything from The …

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[23 Dec 2009 | One Comment | 4,946 views]
A STORY FOR CHRISTMAS – 30 YEARS GONE

 
Jimmy Page was feeling pretty pleased with himself.
 
The last of the presents were wrapped and under the tree. The turkey was all ready to cook. In the kitchen he switched on the Amstrad 7070 radio/tape deck and pressed it to radio medium wave mode.
‘’All in all it’s just another brick in the wall…’’
The irritating school kid’s chorus of Pink Floyd’s current Christmas number one single blared out.
 
How that song grated on Jimmy. Not because it was a bad effort – Roger Water’s The Wall concept seemed quite interesting. …

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[3 Sep 2009 | 2 Comments | 3,587 views]
Led Zeppelin Over Europe 1980

Your memories / feedback requested
I am now commencing initial research for the next TBL Publishing project which will focus on Led Zeppelin’s final tour – the 14 shows that spanned Holland, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany to form the Over Europe tour in the summer of 1980.
To that end I am requesting feedback and memories from those that were there. If you saw Led Zeppelin on that tour I would welcome your recollections of the gig (or gigs). In the style of the Knebworth book – how you got …