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[1 May 2010 | No Comment | 4,165 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: THE DARLING BUDS OF ZEP/EC/EXILE/SPIRIT

May is here and in my calander, it’s always an important month. Not least of course because it triggers memories of former May Days and in particular the May Daze of 1975 – it’s the 35th anniversary of Led Zeppelin at Earls Court and I’ll be duly commemorating this milestone with a series of retro features on the TBL site – as you can see from today’s first TBL Archive post.
Being such an auspicious anniversary is also reason enough for me to commence a daily ritual of playing at least …

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[11 Mar 2010 | No Comment | 2,672 views]
DAVE LEWIS DIARY: J.F.D.I./TBL 26/EC AT 35/MAD MARCH 98

 

It’s one of those periods where the best strategy of attack is, as my old boss used to say to J.F.D.I (that stands for Just F***ing Do It!), with much to get sorted in the next few weeks.
The Who Live At Leeds feature has been dominating a fair few waking hours here and it’s been enlightening to investigate in the nooks and crannies of The Who’s career circa ‘69/’70. It’s led me to search out some great Who live stuff which aside from the obvious Leeds recordings, has included a …

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[22 Nov 2008 | No Comment | 2,501 views]

Graeme Hutchinson has filed this feedback report on the recent Croydon Convention…
I just wanted to thank you all and provide an update on the 40th Anniversary Concert held last Friday at Fairfield Halls , Croydon:
Besides the tribute concert performance from the mighty Boot-Led-Zeppelin we were able to provide a number of other attractions for fans to enjoy in the lead up to the live show.
• Dave Lewis, Gary Foy and Cliff Hilliard were there on behalf of Tight But Loose displaying many rare photos and sharing decades of memories about …

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[3 Nov 2008 | 2 Comments | 2,341 views]

The 40th anniversary of Led Zeppelin will be celebrated on Friday November 7th at the Fairfield Halls Croydon. Tribute band Boot Led Zeppelin will be headlining the event with a special performance. 
Doors open at 5pm and the line up includes memorabilia displays, stalls including Tight But Loose, and various screenings of Zep footage. 
Guest speakers Dave Lewis and Mick Wall (who will be discussing his already much talked about new Led Zeppelin biography When Giants Walked The Earth) are scheduled to appear around 6.30.
After which ABC’s Graeme Hutchinson will be conducting …

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[10 Oct 2008 | No Comment | 1,993 views]

Tribute band Boot Led Zeppelin will be leading the celebrations at a special 40th anniversary Led Zeppelin Convention being staged at the famous Croydon Fairfield Hall venue on Friday November 7. The gig will be preceded by a variety of events including a Zep charity auction with a chance to bid for items that will be personally signed by Jimmy Page with all proceeds going to the ABC Trust, guest speakers including Dave Lewis and renowned rock writer Mick Wall who will be talking about and signing copies of his …

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[18 Sep 2008 | No Comment | 2,029 views]

The 40th Anniversary Led Zeppelin Convention staged by Boot- Led Zeppelin is set to take place on Friday November 7. The venue is the Fairfield Halls Croydon. 
Leading tribute band Boot – Led Zeppelin will be the main live attraction . The early evening will include guest speaker slots, Zep footage on the big screen and more. Graeme Hutchinson will be holding a special charity auction in aid of the ABC Trust – Dave Lewis will be co-ordinating the guest speaker slot. Tickets are on sale now – for full details …