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[13 Dec 2013 | 6 Comments | 8,585 views]
LED ZEPPELIN CATALOGUE FOR SPOTIFY/CELEBRATION DAY GRAMMY NOMINATIONS/ROBERT PLANT 2014 EUROPE DATES/ABC TRUST JIMMY PAGE ART PRINT EXCLUSIVE TBL OFFER/ TBL JIMMY PAGE AT 70 POLL/KNEBWORTH BOOK & TBL 36 LATEST/DL DIARY UPDATE

Led Zeppelin catalogue now on Spotify:
Spotify – the music streaming service, has acquired the rights to the catalogue of Led Zeppelin. The news, initially reported by The New York Times, was announced at Spotify’s event at their New York based headquarters on Wednesday. It is the most high-profile rights acquisition since Spotify brought Pink Floyd to its service earlier this summer.
 In a press conference, the music streaming site’s founder and CEO Daniel Ek announced that the band’s music will now be available to listen to for free on the service. …

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[4 Jul 2013 | 8 Comments | 18,200 views]
STOP PRESS – ROBERT PLANT UK DATES/ ABC TRUST REACTION TO BONHAMS JIMMY PAGE GUITAR SALE/ ROBERT PLANT US TOUR REPORT AND CLIP/ SAVE EARLS COURT /NEW TBL T-SHIRT ON SALE NOW/DL DIARY UPDATE

Stop Press – Robert Plant UK Dates:
 Robert Plant Presents Sensational Space Shifters have announced two UK dates either side of the already announced August 31st  Electric Picnic Stradbelly Estate appearance.
 The dates are:
Thursday August 29th
BRISTOL, Colston Hall
Ticket details:
http://www.colstonhall.org/contactus
Monday September 2nd
WOLVERHAMPTON, Civic Hall
http://www.wolvescivic.co.uk/-/show-details/102417
 Further info:
http://www.planetrock.com/news/rock-news/robert-plant-announces-tour-dates/
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Following Wednesday’s remarkable sale in aid of the ABC Trust, of the Martin D28 acoustic guitar Jimmy Page donated to the Bonhams Entertainment/Memorabilia auction, Tiffany Garside CEO of the ABC Trust has been in touch to offer her reaction on behalf of the charity .
 ‘’We were absolutely thrilled at the …

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[2 Apr 2013 | 4 Comments | 12,632 views]
ROBERT PLANT PRESENTS SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS DOWN UNDER – LATEST REPORTS/ STUDIO MAGIK REVIEW/RECORD STORE DAY/ DL DIARY UPDATE

Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters Down Under:
This round up by Bill McGlynn:

Just returned from my third Robert Plant & SSS concert, in Newcastle. It’s been three wonderful nights, to say the least! All three setlists have been the same and the orders have varied. In Newcastle, it started with a very powerful version of Friends.
The venues and audiences have been quite different over the three nights.
Robert and band really fed off the crowd excitement at the festival in Byron Bay. Robert was breaking out many of the old …

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[14 Dec 2012 | 7 Comments | 6,392 views]
RAVI SHANKAR 1920 -2012/ JIMMY PAGE NEWS/ROBERT PLANT NEWS/ DAVE GROHL ON TCV/ JASON LIVE MOBY DICK/ DL DIARY UPDATE/ LAST MINUTE TBL CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS

It was sad to hear of the passing of Ravi Shanker age 92, the virtuoso sitar player who influenced so many Western musicians most notably George Harrison – Jimmy Page was also an early convert of Indian musical instruments .
As Jimmy revealed on his official website on the this day entry for 4 Feb 1967:
At the end of the Yardbirds tour of Australia, there were two options to return to England: one, which was chosen by the rest of the band, was to route through San Francisco; but I chose to …

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[14 Dec 2011 | 4 Comments | 9,338 views]
TBL NEWS ROUND UP: JOHN PAUL JONES RECEIVES HONORARY FELLOWSHIP/TVC LIVE TRACKS/TRENT’S IMMIGRANT SONG SOUNDTRACK/JIMMY PAGE METALLICA TRIBUTE MESSAGE/LAST MINUTE TBL CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS

John Paul Jones has received an honorary fellowship from Deptford’s Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in South London.
John, a former Blackheath schoolboy, received the accolade at the prestigious performing arts college in Creekside last Thursday.
He joins the ranks of other acclaimed artists who have received the honour, including Academy nominated composer John Powell, musician Ravi Shanker and Classical FM Managing Director Darren Henley.
Them Crooked Vultures have released two previously unheard live tracks via their facebook site recorded on their world tour last year (possibly from Sydney).
The two tracks – ‘Nobody Loves Me …

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[5 Jul 2011 | 6 Comments | 7,645 views]
JOHN PAUL JONES AND SEASICK STEVE ON STAGE WITH THE FOO FIGHTERS AT THE MILTON KEYNES BOWL AND WITH JACK WHITE AT THE LONDON ROUNDHOUSE

John Paul Jones, along with Seasick Steve made a surprise appearance at the Foo Fighters Sunday night show at the Milton Keynes Bowl. The Them Crooked Vultures band mates, along with Steve performed “Back In The Doghouse”, a track from Seasick’s new album ‘You Can’t Teach An Old Dog New Tricks.’
Here’s a first hand report from Michaela Firth:
After recovering from the mix of mud and sunshine at Glastonbury where we saw bands as varied as  U2 , Biffy Clyro, Coldplay,Morrisey, Two Door Cinema Club , Pendulum , Don Mclean  & Elbow , …

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[14 Feb 2011 | 3 Comments | 5,090 views]
THEM CROOKED VULTURES, PATTY GRIFFIN AND JEFF BECK TRIUMPH AT THE GRAMMYS

Them Crooked Vultures, Band Of Joy’s Patty Griffin and Jeff Beck triumphed in the 53rd Grammy Awards staged last night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
New Fang from the Them Crooked Vultures album featuring John Paul Jones, Dave Grohl and Josh Homme, won the Grammy for Best Hard Rock Performance.
In their nominated categories, Robert Plant & The Band Of Joy lost out to Paul McCartney’s Helter Skelter in the Best Solo Rock Performance category and to Mavis Staples album You Are Not Alone in the Best Americana Album category. …

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[7 Jan 2011 | 8 Comments | 6,560 views]
JOHN PAUL JONES – ON THE OCCASION OF HIS BIRTHDAY

John Paul Jones was 65 on Monday January 3rd. His involvement in the forthcoming Anna Nicole opera is further testament to his unquenching thirst for musical invention. Here’s a round up of some inspired moments from a career that continues to suprise, innovate and delight.
Happy (slightly belated)birthday John from us to you…..
Diamanda Galás – Do You Take This Man (1994)

John Paul Jones – The Smile Of Your Shadow

Going To California

Lenny Kravitz “Are You Gonna Go My Way?”

Them Crooked Vultures – 02 Dead End Friends (pro-shot, Reading 2009)

And finally JPJ with …

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[8 Oct 2010 | One Comment | 11,482 views]
JOHN PAUL JONES TO APPEAR AT MANSONS GUITAR SHOW

Manson’s Guitar Shop has announced that  John Paul Jones  will be appearing at this year’s show which takes place on  Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th October 2010.
Here’s the  info:
The 2010 Mansons Guitar Show is set to be both the biggest and best show yet with a record number of exhibitors confirmed including virtually every great guitar company on the planet. Manufacturers will be bringing their best model examples to exhibit at the prestigious weekend with several UK exclusive launches confirmed. A great mixture of the small independent guitar companies are …

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[16 Sep 2010 | 10 Comments | 4,059 views]
TIGHT BUT LOOSE ISSUE 27 NEARLY READY TO GO – IF YOU VISIT THIS SITE YOU NEED THIS MAGAZINE IN YOUR LIFE!

The new Tight But Loose magazine is almost ready to go. We signed off the proofs yesterday and it should be all ready to ship out at the end of the month.
Many thanks to Mick Lowe, Gary Foy, Cliff Hilliard and Jez Firth for their help with this issue and all the contributors who have made it what it is.

With so much recent Zep related activity, this 27th issue of the magazine has grown in to quite an epic. Over the past three months, designer Mike Lowe and …