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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

July xx, 1969 - The band play many festivals now on their third American tour
July xx, 1970 - Additional recording for Led Zeppelin III at London’s Island Studios
July 16, 1970 - Photographer Chris Welch films Led Zeppelin on his 8mm camera, some clips later used in the Whole Lotta Love promo video
July xx, 1971 - Untitled gets re-mixed in London
July 05, 1971 - A riot erupts mid-concert, forcing Led Zeppelin to stop after about 40 minutes
July xx, 1972 - After repeated bad press, Led Zeppelin hire their first publicity firm
July 20, 1973 - A last minute decision is made to film the remaining part of the tour
July xx, 1973 - Led Zeppelin is filmed over the three nights for their film that will emerge as The Song Remains The Same
July xx, 1974 - After viewing their 1973 filmed performance, it is apparent critical errors were made
July xx, 1974 - Mixing for Physical Graffiti at Olympic Studios
July 05, 1975 - The band meet in Montreux to discuss adding South America and Japan to the end of their North American tour
July xx, 1976 - Bonham and Page fly to Montreux, Switzerland to check out some new sound and drum effects
July 17, 1977 - The last ever performance of Moby Dick played at the Seattle Kingdome
July 24, 1977 - The band plays its last US date at the Oakland Coliseum
July xx, 1978 - Led Zeppelin are invited to perform at Maggie Bell’s Festival Hall show
July xx, 1979 - Led Zeppelin film their rehearsal at Bray Studios
July 04, 1979 - Led Zeppelin confirm a second date at Knebworth in August 1979
July 05, 1980 - Simon Kirke joins in on drums for an encore in Munich
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