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[21 Sep 2017 | 4 Comments | 1,067 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[13 Sep 2017 | 6 Comments | 1,327 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[29 Aug 2017 | 4 Comments | 1,304 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 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[24 Aug 2017 | 8 Comments | 1,513 views]
TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL – PAGE & PLANT MTV UNLEDDED 23 YEARS GONE /YARDBIRDS ’68 RELEASE ANNOUNCED/LZ NEWS/02 REUNION TEN YEARS GONE TBL LONDON MEET PLAN/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Jimmy Page & Robert Plant – MTV Unledded – 23 years gone….TBL Archive Special:
23 years ago this week, Jimmy Page and Robert Plant reunited for two performances filmed by MTV at the London TV Studios for their Unplugged series. Appropriately dubbed Unledded, this saw the pair roll back the years with an inspiring re-evaluation of the Led Zeppelin catalogue.  I was lucky enough to attend both days filming – indeed I was involved in supplying the TBL database for the ballot of ticket distribution. Looking back It was an incredibly …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[1 Aug 2017 | 6 Comments | 1,652 views]
BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION NEW ALBUM AND UK DATES/ LZ NEWS/KNEBWORTH AUGUST 4th 38 YEARS GONE – MEMORIES & RECOLLECTIONS /DL DAIRY BLOG UPDATE

ANNOUNCING THE RETURN OF BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION:
Black Country Communion are back in action with a new album BCC IV due out in September and two UK dates scheduled for early in 2018
Here is all the info:
BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION
LIVE IN THE UK
 EXCLUSIVE EUROPEAN SHOWS!
 WOLVERHAMPTON CIVIC HALL TUESDAY 2 JANUARY 2018
 LONDON HAMMERSMITH APOLLO THURSDAY 4 JANUARY 2018
 PLANET ROCK 48-HOUR TICKET PRE-SALE WEDNESDAY 2 AUGUST 2017 AT 9AM FROM www.planetrock.com
 TICKETS ON GENERAL SALE FRIDAY 4 AUGUST
24 HOUR TICKET HOTLINE: 0844 844 0444
www.eventim.co.uk, www.ticketmaster.co.uk
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THE ALBUM:
“BCC IV”
THE BRAND NEW STUDIO ALBUM FROM
BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION
 RELEASED …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[25 Jul 2017 | No Comment | 1,360 views]
THEN AS IT WAS – LED ZEPPELIN AT KNEBWORTH 1979 BOOK RELAUNCH/ LZ NEWS/CLASSIC ROCK BATH FESTIVAL 1970 FILM STORY /ELVIS BOOK EXTRACT 2/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE/

Led Zeppelin Then As it Was – At Knebworth 1979
To mark the forthcoming 38th anniversary of the Led Zeppelin Knebworth concerts I am relaunching the Then As It Was Led Zeppelin at Knebworth book.
The book is available at a bargain price of £10 plus postage and packing.
If you have yet to indulge here is a full background of the contents:
Led Zeppelin Then As it Was – At Knebworth 1979 Written and compiled by Dave Lewis.
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The contents…
Hardback style book in the same size as the Feather In The Wind book …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[19 Jul 2017 | 6 Comments | 1,565 views]
TBL ISSUES 1, 2 AND 3 / DAVE LEWIS INTERVIEW/ LZ NEWS/ JPJ MINIBUS PIMPS IN LONDON FIVE YEARS GONE/SEATTLE KINGDOME 40 YEARS GONE/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
 TBL issues 1,2 and 3…

 I was alerted over the weekend to an eBay sale that involved the original first three copies of the Tight But Loose magazine.

The three issues clocked up a high price with issue one attaining a £227 price tag, issue 2 £113 and issue three £130 –a combined total of £470.
Not bad for three A5 photocopied magazines written, designed and laid out in my bedroom during a twelve month period spanning October 1978 through to October 1979.
This comment regarding the eBay sale of the first three TBL …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[5 Jul 2017 | 10 Comments | 1,872 views]
ROBERT PLANT PICTURES AT ELEVEN AT 35/ FEATHER IN THE WIND OVER EUROPE 1980 BOOK EXTRACT/LZ NEWS/RECORD COLLECTOR FEATURE/PAUL KOSSOFF BOOK/02 REUNION PIC REQUEST/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL Archive: Robert Plant  Pictures At Eleven album 35 years gone… 
To mark the 35th anniversary of Robert Plant’s landmark debut album – here’s an extensive feature I wrote back in 2002. That album remains one of the most crucial of his long career and still sounds every bit as exciting and fresh as it did back in the summer of 1982.
Pictures at Eleven – Still vivid at  35
Robert Plant’s first solo album was a personal  career watershed to rival Led Zep 1 
For the former singer in the biggest band …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[21 Jun 2017 | 4 Comments | 1,476 views]
FEATHER IN THE WIND OVER EUROPE 1980 BOOK RELAUNCH /LZ NEWS/ TBL ARCHIVE 2003 DVD FEEDBACK AND LA FORUM 1977 / CHRIS CHARLESWORTH ELVIS BOOK/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Feather In The Wind – Led Zeppelin Over Europe 1980 book relaunch:
This week marks the 37th anniversary of the first dates of the final Led Zeppelin tour – a low key 14 date trek taking in Germany, Belgium, Holland, Austria and Switzerland.
To begin a month long celebration of that final tour, I am relaunching the Feather In the Wind book – the price is a bargain £10 including postage and packing.
Note -stock of the book is now running down so if you have yet to check out the book now is the time!
This is a fantastic opportunity …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[15 Jun 2017 | 12 Comments | 1,620 views]
LED ZEPPELIN AND JOHN BONHAM FOR BLUE PLAQUES /TBL ARCHIVE -DVD 2003 FEEDBACK /LZ NEWS/BAD COMPANY REISSUES/ HOWARD MYLETT REMEMBERED /DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
Led Zeppelin and John Bonham to be honoured with Blue Plaques:
This one just in via Chronicle Live
The Mayfair Ballroom is being awarded the special honour by BBC Newcastle – announced in conjunction with The British Plaque Trust – to mark BBC Music Day.
It’s been picked for the commemoration because it was the venue where the band that went on to become Led Zeppelin made its UK debut on October 4, 1968.
Musician Laidlaw – who himself appeared on the bill that same night in his own early group Downtown Faction – …