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Tight But Loose Issue 34 out now!

TBL Issue 34 out now!

TBL ISSUE 34 OUT NOW 

The new issue of the long running Led Zeppelin Tight But Loose magazine, edited and compiled by Dave Lewis, is out now. This issue reflects the hive of Zep activity that has unfolded in the past few months – at some 40,000 words, it is not just a magazine…it is more a mini book…

Here are the contents:  

Celebration Day: The Glorious 68 Days 

The film, the DVD, the phenomenon that was and is Celebration Day – as told as it unfolded via comment and feedback. The definitive chronicle of a simply amazing 68 days.

Presidential Day – The Kennedy Center Honors  

In the presence of Barack Obama – full report on the historic Kennedy Honors reception and gala show.

Jimmy Page goes in through the outtakes outtakes – what’s in store? 

As Jimmy prepares an overhaul of the Zeppelin catalogue with unreleased material, we assess just what unheard treats we might be in for.

Led Zeppelin  On Tour 1972-3: Their popularity undoubtedly not on the wane – the Japan Montreux and UK tour dates 1972-3. 

Mike Tremaglio tracks the intensive touring period of 40 years ago. Over 30 gigs analyzed with rare visuals and pics.

John Paul Jones: In a Supersilent way 

Kevin Hewick reports on the Birmingham and London JPJ/Supersilent happenings.

Robert Plant Space Shifting in South America and latest news round 

On the spot reports from the Space Shifters South American tour plus all the latest Plant news.

Ross Halfin on the New York premiere and photo shoot and record collecting  

The world renowned rock photographer on the Celebration Day premiere, his recent New York photo shoot, plus his thoughts on record collecting, Zep on vinyl and more.

Deborah Bonham: The TBL interview  

On the release of her new album Spirit, Deborah Bonham talks exclusive to TBL about the making of the album, the involvement of Band Of Joy drummer Marco Giovino and Robert Plant, plus her thoughts on the recent Celebration Day activity and the Kennedy Center Honors.

Brad Tolinski: Light & Shade – Clarity & Perception  

The ‘Conversations With’ author on the art of interviewing Jimmy Page plus Brads Picks – Jimmy’s finest guitar moments.

The Illustrated Guide To Led Zeppelin UK Singles Pressings Part 2 

In this second collectors guide, Nick Anderson rounds up the various Zep UK single pressings - spanning the 1990 Remasters releases through to the 1997 Whole Lotta Love single plus a listing of all known UK reference acetates.

Let Me Take You to the Movies… 

Alec Plowman on Zep’s visual history that led to the celluloid success of Celebration Day.

TBL Exclusive: New Zep tape find! 

Exclusive details of the surfacing of a previously uncirculated 1969  Zep show and first review.

Plus - Jeff Strawman  Instrument Watch, Gerard Sparaco CD reviews and more… 

Here’s some TBL magazine recommendations from satisfied readers: 

‘I’m an avid reader of Mojo,Q, Uncut, Record Collector and Rolling Stone but my subscription to the Led Zeppelin Tight But Loose is far and away the best value for money.’’ Michael Rae, Victoria Australia 

‘’TBL is a great balance of serious in depth analysis and handy sized chunks to keep you fully up to date of what’s going on in the Zep world. If you are a Zep fan there really is no excuse not to get subscribed!’’ Richard Grubb, Cardiff Wales.  

‘’Latest issue of TBL arrived and has been keeping me entertained for days now. Particularly enjoyed the interview with Warren Grant, the investigative report on Zep’s first rehearsal, and the overview of Zep’s tour of Oz and NZ in 1972. Dave Lewis consistently provides interesting and highly entertaining commentary and photographs in every issue. If you’re a Zep fan and haven’t subscribed yet, don’t wait another day.’’ Bill McCue, USA 

‘’Without Dave Lewis. so much Zep folklore would be scattered – his infectious enthusiasm makes us all become the young Zeppelin fans we used to be once again!’’ Kevin Hewick, Leicester UK

Put simply…if you love Led Zeppelin – you will love this magazine. 

In a word of websites and social media, the TBL magazine remains a true tangible Led Zeppelin artifact to be read, collected, stored and re- read, time and time again.  

TBL issue 34 is written, compiled and produced to enhance your appreciation of what is yet another great time to be Led Zeppelin fan. 

So click on the order link and indulge yourselves in some essential Zep reading …the arrival of the TBL magazine on your doorstep will add yet more enjoyment to these exciting ongoing Celebration Days…  

How To Order: 

Order the single issue TBL 34 from this link. 

 http://www.tightbutloose.co.uk/tblweb09/?page_id=18109 

Led Zeppelin – not just a band…more a way of life…Tight But Loose…not just a magazine...more a mini book.

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This Month in
Led Zeppelin History

May 31, 1948 - John Henry Bonham was born at Redditch, Worchestershire
May xx, 1969 - The band’s debut album enters the US Top 10
May xx, 1969 - Recording sessions for Led Zeppelin II begin
May xx, 1970 - The band works on new material at Bron-Y-Aur
May 03, 1971 - Richard Cole jams on Whole Lotta Love playing congas
May xx, 1972 - Houses Of The Holy recording sessions on location at Stargroves and Olympic studios
May 27, 1972 - Warm-up gigs kick off in Holland for an upcoming American tour
May 04, 1973 - Led Zeppelin gross nearly $250,000 for their performance in Atlanta, GA
May 05, 1973 - 56,800 attend the second show of the 1973 US tour at Tampa. This sets a record for the largest attendance for a one-act performance, previously held by the Beatlesfor their Shea Stadium show in 1965
May 10, 1974 - Swan Song Records is officially launched
May 11, 1974 - Led Zeppelin attend an Elvis concert and are thrilled when Elvis announces that Led Zeppelin is in the building
May 10, 1975 - Showco ships their PA system and video screens for the Earls Court shows from Dallas to London
May 23, 1976 - Page and Plant join Bad Company onstage at the LA Forum
May 21, 1977 - The Houston Summit claims $500,000 in damages to their venue caused by rowdy fans
May xx, 1978 - The band reunite at Clearwater Castle to rehearse
May 22, 1979 - It is officially announce that Led Zeppelin will headline at the Knebworth Festival in August
May 15, 1980 - After many revisions the European tour dates are finalized and the band is scheduled to open in Germany
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