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[22 Apr 2010 | No Comment | 3,780 views]
TBL ARCHIVE EXTRACT: THE MAD MONTH OF MARCH 1998: PART TWO

Continuing on from last week’s look back at the mad month of March in 1998, when Page and Plant were riding high after a mini tour of Eastern Europe and looking forward to England and all eyes were on London.
Wednesday March 11 1998
There have been rumors of a special Page Plant launch gig for the album happening in London for some time. They did attempt to book the Shepherds Bush Empire back in January. Locations in Islington and Kilburn have also been checked out in recent weeks. An early morning …

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[15 Apr 2010 | 4 Comments | 634 views]
TBL ARCHIVE EXTRACT:THE MAD MONTH OF MARCH 1998: PART ONE

Now this one is a bit of an epic.  This was first published in TBL 13 – It’s an on  the road chronicle of the TBL crew’s adventures in pursuit of Jimmy Page and Robert Plant across the month of March 1998. This took in two dates in Istanbul – something of a zenith in my own ‘’Crazy things I’ve done in the name of Zep’’ portfolio, followed by the superb Shepherds Bush Empire gig which in turn was followed by successive TV recordings at Top Of The Pops in Elstree …

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[10 Feb 2010 | 4 Comments | 4,883 views]
TBL ARCHIVE EXTRACT:ROYAL ALBERT HALL FEBRUARY 9 2002

This piece first appeared in TBL 16. It’s my account of one of the most beguiling nights spent in the company of Jimmy Page and Robert Plant.
This was the occasion they chose to appear separately on the same bill at one of the series of Teenage Cancer Fund shows in 2002. Looking back I think there was a sense amongst fans that they could still easily pick up their collaboration of the mid to late 1990’s – but by then things had moved on, particularly for Robert. It’s interesting …

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[7 Dec 2008 | No Comment | 2,998 views]
Michael Lee Dies at 39

Tight But Loose is very sad to hear of the death of former Page and Plant drummer Michael Lee .
Michael was found dead at his home on Monday 24th November. A cause of death has not been established, he had just turned 39. 
Michael Lee was born on 19th November 1969 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, moving to Darlington a year later. Leaving school at 16 Michael worked in a music store selling piano’s but soon became more interested in drums. With money from his first job Michael brought an old Premier …