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[3 Nov 2011 | 9 Comments | 1,622 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME AT 35 PART 2 -THE LONDON PREMIERE/TOOTHACHE/THE FACES BOOK LAUNCH/QUADROPHENIA/JIMMY SAVILE/TOP OF THE POPS/AIRSHIP OVER BEDFORD/LED ZEP IV/TBL PRODUCT UPDATE

The Song Still Remains At 35 Part 2: After the excitement of The Song Remains The Same soundtrack double album release, 35 years ago this week saw the premiere of the accompanying movie. This occurred at the Warner West End cinema in London’s Leicester Square although such was the demand the film was also screened at the nearby Shaftesbury Avenue ABC theatre.
We got tickets by queuing overnight in early October. Sleep was at a minimum that night as the disco next to the Warner West End cinema blasted out a …

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[20 Oct 2011 | 13 Comments | 5,691 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: THE SONG REMAINS THE SAME AT 35 /MAN FLU/FRIENDS REUNITED/RUGBY/LULU/VINYL/EDDIE’S GARDEN VIEWS

On the afternoon of Thursday October 21 1976, I anxiously tore open the box marked Warner/ Elektra/ Atlantic Records at the WH Smith record shop where I worked to reveal for the first time the gatefold sleeve of, as the label spine gloriously put it ‘’The Soundtrack To The Film The Song Remains The Same‘’. Yes the only official live album released during the band’s life time is 35 years old.
I have much affection for that original double live album – it captures a certain era of innocence when we …

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[23 Jan 2010 | 8 Comments | 5,136 views]
7 NIGHTS WITH ZEP IN ‘77/ EC CLOSING? /STEPHEN FRY

Led Zeppelin (on film) at the Granada Bedford January 1977. No prizes for guessing where this poster was llikely to end up!
 
33 years ago today I was about to commence a seven night stint in the company of Led Zeppelin….or to be more specific their film The Song Remains The Same.
The newly released celluloid masterpiece was on general release and doing the rounds nationally and cue fanfare…had rolled into my home town of Bedford.
Yes Led Zeppelin alive on film in the quaint market town of Bedford for seven nights only and …