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Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[26 Jun 2019 | 7 Comments | 1,701 views]
IN PRAISE OF THE CASSETTE/OVER EUROPE 1980 39 YEARS GONE/ JIMMY AT KERRANG AWARDS/LZ NEWS/I WAS THERE CHRIS C REVIEW/BILLY KULKE BOOK/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
Dave Lewis – Celebrating 50 years of music passion 1969 – 2019: Post number 3:
In praise of the cassette…
In his recent excellent book A Fabulous Creation, author David Hepworth notes the rise of the popularity in the cassette format during the late 70s/early 80s. This was inspired by the launching of the Sony Walkman and the fact that many music lovers (this writer very much included) took ownership of their listening habits by taping albums and creating compilations and mix tapes.
The earlier tape format the Eight Track Cartridge never really …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[19 Jun 2019 | 2 Comments | 1,360 views]
LED ZEPPELIN OVER EUROPE 1980 – 39 YEARS GONE/HOWARD MYLETT REMEMBERED/LZ NEWS/LISTEN TO THESE 77 LA NIGHTS/ PF CLIPS/SLADE BOOK/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Led Zeppelin over Europe 1980 -39 years gone…Feather In The Wind – Led Zeppelin Over Europe 1980 book re-launch:
This week marks the 39th 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 –
Note – stock of the book is now running down so if you have yet to check out the book – now is the time!
This …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[11 Jun 2019 | 2 Comments | 1,538 views]
TBL SUMMER ACTIVITY/JIMMY PAGE IN GUITARIST MAGAZINE/LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE – PAGE & PLANT PARIS 1995 & LZ DVD 2003/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

 
Here’s a round up of  upcoming TBL Summer Activity:
TBL issue 45  – Knebworth 40th Anniversary Special: 
Due out in August – TBL issue 45
TBL 45 is one of the most ambitious magazines yet produced – almost a double issue.
A 64 page issue this will include a reprint of the complete 40 page  Tight But Loose issue 3 – the Knebworth special first published in October 1979.
The TBL 3 – 40 page reprint includes the following:
News Background
Communication/ Letters page,
Quiz 2
Full TBL Led Zeppelin Poll results
Ten Years Gone/Five Years Gone feature
Knebworth ’79 – …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[5 Jun 2019 | No Comment | 1,383 views]
ROBERT PLANT PODCAST/TBL KNEBWORTH NO SLEEPING BAG REQUIRED EVENT/LZ NEWS/TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL LED ZEP DVD AND ROBERT PLANT STORYTELLERS/THE DAY I WAS THERE BOOK/CODA REDDITCH GIG/ ROCKETMAN FILM/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Robert Plant – Digging Deep Podcast Episode One now available:
The first episode of the new Robert Plant podcast Digging Deep is now available. Episode one sets the tone for what promises to be a hugely enlightening and entertaining podcast. In a relaxed conversation with BBC 6 Music presenter Matt Everitt, Robert discusses the song Calling To You from the 1993 Fate of Nations album. There’s due acknowledgment to the input of Francis Dunnery, Nigel Kennedy and the late great Michael Lee. He also touches on the song Too Loud from …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[29 May 2019 | 3 Comments | 1,358 views]
JOHN BONHAM ON THE OCCASION OF HIS 71ST BIRTHDAY/ROCKLANDS ROCKS FOR BONZO’S BIRTHDAY/JOHN BONHAM A CELEBRATION II EVENT CANCELLED/LZ NEWS/TBL 45 PRE -ORDER/SGT PEPPER IT WAS 52 YEARS AGO/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

On the occasion of John Bonham’s 71st birthday….
I love this photo – it may not be the sharpest image but for me, it captures the joyous spirit of John Bonham in full flight during Kashmir. It’s taken at Knebworth of course and frames the screen shot of Bonzo as it was being relayed on the backdrop screen by the video cameras. John Bonham’s total commitment to making it all tick over those two nights was pivotal to the success of that comeback. They all knew they had a lot to …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[22 May 2019 | No Comment | 1,350 views]
TBL ARCHIVE SPECIALS – EARLS COURT 44 YEARS GONE/ THE WHO SHEPPERTON 41 YEARS GONE/ROBERT PLANT KINGS HEAD 26 YEARS GONE/ROCKLANDS BONZO BIRTHDAY GIG/LZ NEWS/RECORD COLLECTOR JORGEN ANGEL INTERVIEW /DAVID HEPWORTH/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

TBL ARCHIVE SPECIAL:
It’s that time of year again…
TBL Celebrates the 44th anniversary of Led Zeppelin at Earls Court:
 
 
 
 
 
Turning the clock back 44 years..

Friday May 23, 1975
Ticket Price £1.00
Setlist: Rock And Roll/Sick Again/Over The Hills And Far Away/In My Time Of Dying/The Song Remains The Same/The Rain Song/Kashmir/No Quarter/Tangerine/Going To California/That’s The Way/Bron-Y-Aur Stomp/Trampled Underfoot/Moby Dick/Dazed And Confused (inc. San Francisco)/Stairway To Heaven/Whole Lotta Love – The Crunge – Black Dog.
So imagine waking up on a Friday morning with the prospect of over nine hours of live Led Zeppelin in store …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[14 May 2019 | 8 Comments | 1,486 views]
TBL 45 PRE ORDER DETAILS/ LZ NEWS/EARLS COURT 44 YEARS GONE/HEATHROW 42 YEARS GONE/ DEBORAH BONHAM IN THE US/ DAVID HEPWORTH A FABULOUS CREATION BOOK REVIEW /LET IT BE AND ME/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

Announcing the forthcoming TBL 45 – Led Zeppelin Knebworth 40th anniversary special issue:
Publication July 2019 – – limited edition run pre order now!
TBL 45 is one of the most ambitious TBL magazines yet produced – almost a double issue.
A 60 page issue this will include a reprint of the complete 40 page  Tight But Loose issue 3 – the Knebworth special first published in October 1979.
The TBL 3 – 40 page reprint includes the following:
News Background
Communication/ Letters page,
Quiz 2
Full TBL Led Zeppelin Poll results
Ten Years Gone/Five Years Gone feature
Knebworth ’79 …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[9 May 2019 | 5 Comments | 1,628 views]
LED ZEPPELIN OFFICIAL DOCUMENTARY DUE/ ROBERT PLANT US TOUR DATES/ LZ NEWS/DEBORAH BONHAM BAND IN US/TBL KNEBWORTH 40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT/TBL ARCHIVE ATLANTA & TAMPA 73/PF OF LZ CLIP/MILES DAVIS/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE -SPURS!

Official Led Zeppelin documentary due:
This very exciting news broke yesterday – this one via the Uncut website:
Led Zeppelin have confirmed that their new career-spanning documentary film, directed by American Epic’s Bernard MacMahon, is currently in post-production and poised for release later this year as part of their 50th anniversary celebrations.
It features brand new interviews of Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones, as well as rare archival interviews with the late John Bonham – the first and only time the band have participated in a documentary in 50 years.
“The …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[1 May 2019 | 9 Comments | 1,630 views]
MAGGIE BELL FOR JOHN BONHAM CELEBRATION II EVENT/LZ NEWS/EVENINGS WITH COMMENTARY/ OSAKA 71/GRETA VAN FLEET/NEW ZEP BOOK DUE/ JOE JAMMER ALBUM/DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

The great Maggie Bell has been added to the bill of the John Bonham A Celebration II event:

Here’s the info:
We are very pleased to announce the one and only Maggie Bell, who will be joining us on 21st September. Hailed as the Scottish Janis Joplin, Maggie Bell and her band The Power were discovered by one Mr Peter Grant whilst he was in Germany managing The Yardbirds.
Changing the bands name later to Stone the Crows, rumoured to be the words expressed by Grant when he first heard them perform.
In later …

Dave Lewis Diary, Featured, TBL News »

[25 Apr 2019 | 12 Comments | 1,398 views]
50 YEARS OF DL MUSIC PASSION/THE ROCK MACHINE TURNS YOU ON/LZ NEWS/WALKING INTO CLARKSDALE 21 YEARS GONE/ THE DESTROYER/VIP VICTORIA RECORD FAIR/ DL DIARY BLOG UPDATE

It was 50 years ago – 50 years of DL music passion 1969 – 2019:
I ran this piece last week to celebrate this personal music milestone  – here it is again with some additional content.
It all acts as prelude to a series of DL Celebrates 5o Years of Music Passion postings that will appear throughout the year. The first of which, The sampler Albums – The Rock Machine Turns You On follows this introducionary piece
50 years ago around the Easter period, The Beatles released their first single of 1969. Get Back …