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[14 Feb 2018 | 9 Comments | 2,199 views]
JOHN BONHAM YOUTUBE CHANNELS/LZ NEWS/NEW JIMMY PAGE INTERVIEW IN PLANET ROCK MAG /1975 US TOUR SNAPSHOT/LED ZEP McLAREN RACECAR/ VALENTINES DAY/ DL DAIRY BLOG UPDATE

John Bonham – YouTube Channels:
George Fludas has been in touch to inform me about his John Bonham YouTube Channel – here’s the info:
This from George…
I am a drummer based in Chicago. I’m a jazz musician by profession but I am a lifelong Zeppelin fanatic and John Bonham maniac. I was recently in correspondence with Andy Crofts when he was writing his piece on the ’77 tour for the TBL magazine. I thought he did a great job on the piece and he was the one who recommended I get in touch …

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[8 Feb 2018 | 9 Comments | 1,857 views]
LED ZEPPELIN LIVE PHOTO BOOK AND MORE BOOKS /LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE 1975 SNAPSHOT/DENNIS EDWARDS RIP/ROBERT PLANT MARQUEE CLUB 1988 -HAPPY BIRTHDAY GARY FOY/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Book News 1:
Here’s a round up of the latest Led Zep books news:
Firstly here’s an update on the book projects I’m currently involved in…
I’ve been working with the publisher Iconic Images for the past few months on a Led Zeppelin photo book they are producing – here’s the info:
Led Zeppelin Live – (Iconic Images)
Between 1975 and 1977, there is little doubt that Led Zeppelin ruled supreme as the biggest band in the world. Bigger audiences, bigger stage settings, bigger venues lights, lasers and dragon suits. All this combined to produce some of …

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[24 Jan 2018 | 10 Comments | 2,381 views]
HOW THE WEST WAS WON REMASTERED RELEASE – OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT /LZ NEWS/ LED ZEPPELIN JANUARY 1975 SNAPSHOT/JIM RODFORD RIP/DAVID ‘KID’ JENSEN-NEIL DIAMOND /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 

TBL Celebrates Led Zeppelin at 50…
LED ZEPPELIN OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT 3pm – WEDNESDAY – JANUARY 24, 2018: 
LED ZEPPELIN
Live Album How The West Was Won 
To Be Reissued With New Remastering Supervised By Jimmy Page 
Including The Album’s Debut Release On Vinyl And Blu-ray Audio, 
Along With Super Deluxe Boxed Set, CD, And Digital Versions
 On September 7, 1968, John Bonham, John Paul Jones, Jimmy Page, and Robert Plant first took the stage together in Gladsaxe, Denmark. Then billed as “The New Yardbirds,” the band would assemble in the studio for the first time later that month …

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[9 Jan 2018 | 32 Comments | 2,168 views]
JIMMY PAGE ON THE OCCASION OF HIS BIRTHDAY/DAVID BOWIE TWO YEARS GONE/RAY THOMAS RIP/RUSSELL RITCHIN RIP/ DL DAIRY BLOG UPDATE

Jimmy Page on the occasion of his birthday….
Jimmy Page is 74 today (January 9th)
In a career that has spanned over six decades – he has simply written the rule book on the art of rock guitar playing.
From monolithic riffing to bombastic solos. From simple acoustic beauty to vast guitar instrumental orchestration. Jazz, classical and Eastern influences, blues, 50s rock’n’roll and psychedelic – he has turned his hand to all these varying styles over the years.  Always inventive and with a brilliant ear for production values, Jimmy Page is the epitome of …

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[3 Jan 2018 | 2 Comments | 1,603 views]
JOHN PAUL JONES ON THE OCCASION OF HIS BIRTHDAY/HAPPY BIRTHDAY RICHARD COLE/LZ NEWS/ROBERT ELLIS PHOTO BOOK/ THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME UK SCREENING/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

John Paul Jones on the occasion of his 72nd Birthday:
John Paul Jones is 72 today (January 3)…
Throughout the past 12 months, John has again moved effortlessly between differing projects and collaborations. He made several cameo appearances – notably with Donovan at the Adoration Trilogy launch, with the Amores Pasados Band at the Swalesdale Festival, Minibus Pimps in Paris and Tres Coyotes in Helsinki.
To mark his birthday, firstly here are some extracts from the interview John conducted with me in 2016, for publication in TBL issue 41:
DL: So let’s start with the present and your opera …

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[28 Dec 2017 | 10 Comments | 1,700 views]
HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM ME TO YOU  /LZ NEWS / FLASHBACK MAGAZINE-BOWIE- SEATTLE ’75- YARDBIRDS ’68 REVIEWS / LEMMY TWO YEARS GONE/ DL BEST OF THE YEAR ROUND UP/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

So that was the year that was….2017…
Another busy one in the world of Led Zeppelin – with Robert Plant returning with a highly acclaimed new album Carry Fire with the Sensational Space Shifters – and then delighting audiences on a UK tour. Jimmy Page released two albums via his website the vintage Chris Farlowe In The Beginning set plus the revamped Yardbirds ’68 recordings. John Paul Jones was out and about making several cameo appearances -notably with Donovan at the Adoration Trilogy launch, with the Amores Pasados Band at …

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[9 Dec 2017 | 2 Comments | 558 views]
IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – MORE DECEMBER 10 2007 MEMORIES – WHAT THE PAPERS SAID – WHAT THEY SAID/ ROBERT PLANT AND THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS ROYAL ALBERT HALL GIG REVIEW

IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – MORE DECEMBER 10 2007 MEMORIES – WHAT THE PAPERS SAID – WHAT THEY SAID…
Photo by Wyatt Brake
WHAT THE PAPERS SAID:
Events that have so much resting on them rarely unfold with such an air of assurance. The three original members of the band seemed to be relieved to be relinquishing the burden of anticipation. The heaviosity has always been the cornerstone of their reputation but it was astonishing to see how funky they could be for a rock …

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[6 Dec 2017 | One Comment | 558 views]
IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – MORE DECEMBER 10 2007 MEMORIES/02 REUNION TBL EVENT LATEST/ROBERT PLANT & SSS ROYAL ALBERT HALL PRE GIG TBL MEET DETAILS

IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – TODAY’S POST – TBL ARCHIVE, MORE I WAS THERE MEMORIES…
I Was There…
One of the most remarkable aspects of the Led Zeppelin O2 Reunion concert was that fans had travelled from all corners of the globe to be there. One such fan was long time TBL supporter, Jose Manuel Parada who travelled from Ecuador and met a fair few of us when he was over. Here is just one example of the unforgettable life affirming experiences that those lucky …

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[4 Dec 2017 | No Comment | 494 views]
IT’S THE O2 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – TBL ARCHIVE 2008 – REMEMBERING DECEMBER 4 1980 AND DECEMBER 10 2007

IT’S THE 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE WEEK ON TBL WEB – TODAY’S POST TBL ARCHIVE 2008 – REMEMBERING DECEMBER 4 1980 AND DECEMBER 10 2007…
Looking back at my diary entry for 28 years ago this very day it started off as a fairly ordinary Thursday.
The night before I’d been to see Rod Stewart at Wembley Arena with good my friends Max, Phil and James .
It was a pretty riotous night – the diary notes that I consumed 6 vodka and limes and a Harvey Wallbanger in the pub before …

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[1 Nov 2017 | 6 Comments | 1,705 views]
AHMET WE DID IT LED ZEPPELIN 02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE TBL ANNIVERSARY EVENT – FULL DETAILS/LZ NEWS/ TBL ARCHIVE – REMASTERS AND CELEBRATION DAY FILM/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

”Ahmet We Did it”:
Led Zeppelin 02 Reunion Ten Years Gone TBL Anniversary Celebration Day Event
We are now ready to announce this previously mentioned event – here is all the information…
Dave Lewis and Julian Walker Present:
‘’Ahmet We Did it’’: Led Zeppelin 02 Reunion Ten Years Gone TBL Anniversary Celebration Day Event
Sunday December 10, 2017
Venue: The Atlas Pub
Upstairs Function Rooms
16 Seagrave Road,
Fulham,
London,
SW6 1RX
0207 385 9129
http://www.theatlaspub.co.uk/
From 2pm to 9.30pm
Nearest tube: West Brompton (District Line, London Overground, and Southern train services)

The venue:
The pub is about four minutes walk from West Brompton …