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[19 Oct 2017 | No Comment | 800 views]
MORE ROBERT PLANT CARRY FIRE FEEDBACK/ LZ NEWS/ TBL ARCHIVE: CELEBRATION DAY FILM PREMIERE – FIVE YEARS GONE/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Carry Fire – More Feedback: A great week to be a Robert Plant fan…
Well what a week that was. The release of Robert Plant’s eleventh solo album has been met with universal acclaim. He has enjoyed  some of the best reviews of his entire solo career. The album is set to enter the UK album chart in the top five this week.
A barrage of UK media appearances included performances on Later with Jools Holland, The BBC peak time The One Show, the high profile Chris Evans morning show on Radio Two …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[13 Oct 2017 | 7 Comments | 1,289 views]
IT’S ROBERT PLANT WEEK ON TBL : DAY 5 – THE NEW ALBUM CARRY FIRE – TODAY’S THE DAY – THE VINYL REVIEW / BBC6 MUSIC PERFORMANCE REVIEW/JOHN BONHAM STATUE PLANS APPROVED/ DL DAIRY BLOG UPDATE

It’s Robert Plant week on TBL and the countdown is finally over…
Today’s the day – the release of the eleventh Robert Plant solo album Carry Fire:
’‘All that’s worth the doing is seldom easily done, all that‘s worth the winning is seldom easily won’’
Carry Fire updated review
The Vinyl Review:
As a follow up to my preview a couple of weeks back, here’s the view from three sides of vinyl edition. Note with the aid of the lyrics and track details on the vinyl version, I have revised some of my initial observations.
To re iterate:
Carry Fire …

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[12 Oct 2017 | No Comment | 475 views]
IT’S ROBERT PLANT WEEK ON TBL DAY 4: ROBERT PLANT TBL ARCHIVE FROM THE BAND OF JOY TO THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS /MEDIA WATCH ROBERT ON THE BBC ONE SHOW SHOW /TBL ARCHIVE  LED ZEPPELIN AT THE LYCEUM – IT WAS 48 YEARS AGO TODAY

TBL Countdown to the new Robert Plant album 1 day to go and counting….so it’s Robert Plant week on TBL..
To celebrate the release Robert Plant’s forthcoming album Carry Fire this Friday, over the next few days leading up to the release date, it’s Robert Plant week on TBL – with daily archive postings.
Here’s a round up of live reviews from The Band Of Joy through to The Sensational Space Shifters  – and some personal reflections on my 100 plus nights in the company of Robert Plant on vocals…
Robert Plant And The …

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[11 Oct 2017 | 3 Comments | 460 views]
IT’S ROBERT PLANT WEEK ON TBL: DAY 3 – ROBERT PLANT TBL ARCHIVE  – FROM THE PRIORY TO DREAMLAND /PLUS MEDIA WATCH – LATER WITH JOOLS HOLLAND LAST NIGHT – BBC ONE SHOW TONIGHT

TBL Countdown to the new Robert Plant album 2 days to go and counting….and it’s Robert Plant week on TBL..
To celebrate the release Robert Plant’s forthcoming album Carry Fire this Friday, over the next few days leading up to the release date, it’s Robert Plant week on TBL – with daily archive postings.
Today I look back to the immediate Page & Plant era that took Robert Plant from the Priory Of Brion into Dreamland.
ROBERT PLANT – FROM THE PRIORY TO DREAMLAND
“Outside my window, strange things come every night and day, …

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[10 Oct 2017 | 3 Comments | 483 views]
IT’S ROBERT PLANT WEEK ON TBL LEADING UP TO THE RELEASE OF CARRY FIRE : DAY 2 – TBL ROBERT PLANT ARCHIVE – SIXTY SIX TO TIMBUKTU REVIEW/PLUS LED ZEPPELIN LIVE AT OLYMPIA PARIS OCTOBER 10 1969 – IT WAS 48 YEARS AGO TODAY

TBL Countdown to the new Robert Plant album 3 days to go and counting….so it’s Robert Plant week on TBL..
To celebrate the release Robert Plant’s forthcoming album Carry Fire this Friday, over the next few days leading up to the release date, it’s Robert Plant week on TBL – with daily archive postings.
Today I look back to the 2003  Robert Plant compilation set Sixty Six To Timbuktu.
PLANT 66 TO TIMBUKTU RETRO PROVES THERE IS LIFE BEFORE AND AFTER ZEPPELIN…
Given his vast achievements within Led Zeppelin, it’s easy to forget …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[5 Oct 2017 | 15 Comments | 1,455 views]
TBL 43 OUT ON THE STREETS/LZ NEWS/ TOM PETTY 1950 – 2017/ JIMMY PAGE FOR OXFORD UNION/PHYSICAL GRAFFITI COUNTER STAND/ ROBERT PLANT CAREER OVERVIEW AND CARRY FIRE REVIEW/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL issue 43 out on the streets…
TBL 43 mail out update: I counted them all in and I counted them all out…TBL 43 is out on the streets. As of Wednesday, every subscriber copy and pre order was in transit night on 800 copies. The pic shows the scene at the main Bedford Royal Mail sorting office as the good lady Janet and I dropped the bulk of them off on Saturday afternoon.
TBL 43 is on the way to over 30 counties including England, Scotland, Wales, Republic of Ireland , Ireland, Germany, …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[28 Sep 2017 | 6 Comments | 1,481 views]
TBL ISSUE 43 READY TO GO/LZ NEWS / YARDBIRDS 68 VIDEO/ROBERT PLANT US DATES/ TBL DECEMBER 10 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE EVENT/VISITING JOHN BONHAM’S GRAVE ON SEPTEMBER 25/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

I am pleased to announce that TBL issue 43 is ready for publication: 
Many thanks to designer Mick Lowe for bringing it all alive at StudioMix Bedford. 50,000 words of text – not just a magazine – more a mini book. It’s another massive TBL outpouring ready to take you closer to the world of Led Zeppelin – as it has been doing since 1978…if you love Led Zeppelin…you will love this magazine…
All subscribers of the TBL magazine ( if you received issues 41 and 42 your are a current subscriber!) will automatically receive …

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[21 Sep 2017 | 5 Comments | 1,680 views]
REMEMBERING JOHN BONHAM 37 YEARS GONE…/ LZ NEWS/ROBERT PLANT FOR 2018 BYRON BAY BLUES FESTIVAL/CARRY FIRE UNCUT REVIEW/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Remembering John Bonham 37 years gone… 
On the week of the 37th anniversary of John Bonham’s passing, there is some exciting news to report on plans for the long awaited permanent memorial in his home town of Redditch.
This story via the Redditch Advertiser:
REDDITCH rock legend John Bonham could finally be honoured with a statute in the town centre, the Advertiser can exclusively reveal.
Plans have been put forward for a large bronze memorial depicting the Led Zeppelin drummer in Mercian Square, off Church Green.
Ros Sidaway, from The John Bonham Memorial Fund (JBMF), said the …

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[13 Sep 2017 | 6 Comments | 1,447 views]
EXCLUSIVE GLENN HUGHES INTERVIEW AND BCC IV ALBUM REVIEW/LZ NEWS/JIMI HENDRIX AND MARC BOLAN REMEMBERED/TBL ARCHIVE  – A CELEBRATION BOOK LAUNCH AND 02 REUNION PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
The Return of Black Country Communion:
TBL ISSUE 43 PREVIEW:
‘’There’s a lot of commitment from everybody – we have never had so much fun working on a BCC record ‘’
As Black Country Communion re- group for a fourth chapter, Dave Lewis catches up with Glenn Hughes
It was quite a surprise when news broke back in 2016 that Black Country Communion were re grouping to record a fourth album. The Anglo American supergroup comprising vocalist/bassist Glenn Hughes , Jason Bonham on drums, Derek Sherinian on keyboards and guitarist/vocalist Joe Bonamassa, had seemingly …

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[29 Aug 2017 | 4 Comments | 1,365 views]
YARDBIRDS ’68 RELEASE/ TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL – MTV UNLEDDED 23 YEARS GONE PART 2/LZ NEWS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Yardbirds ’68 Forthcoming Release Details:
The official Jimmy Page website has now officially announced the forthcoming release of Yardbirds ’68.
Available now for the very first time, Yardbirds ’68 presents an 18-track double album produced by legendary guitarist and producer Jimmy Page.
This special album features re-mixed live recordings from the Anderson Theater in March 1968 alongside Studio Sketches recorded in the same era and the album features music from The Yardbirds members Jim McCarty, Chris Dreja, Jimmy Page and Keith Relf.
“We thought this might be lost forever, but we’ve rediscovered it, re-mixed …