Rolling Stones Rule Out 2012 Tour, Citing Keith Richards’ Health
It’s often been said that the only two things that will survive a nuclear war are cockroaches and Keith Richards. However, it’s possible that the Rolling Stones guitarist might not be in good enough health to tour in celebration of the band’s 50th anni…
Levon Helm Loses Lawsuit Over Commercial Use Of ‘The Weight’
Levon Helm, the drummer-singer-mandolinist for the Band, is crying tears of rage today, as a Manhattan court ruled on Thursday (March 1) against him in a lawsuit he filed concerning the use of the Band’s song, ‘The Weight’ in an advertisement.
Bruce Springsteen, ‘Wrecking Ball’ – Album Review
Cheers rang out when the advance word came out that Bruce Springsteen‘s new album, ‘Wrecking Ball,’ would be a reaction to the ongoing economic hardships in America. After all, for most of his nearly 40-year recording career, Springsteen has been rock&CloseCurly…
Roberta Flack Releases Beatles Tribute Album
Ever since the Beatles first arrived on the scene, interpretive singers have plucked through their catalog for material, either as one-offs or full-blown tribute albums. The latest comes from an unlikely source: Roberta Flack, whose latest album, ‘Let It Be Roberta: Roberta Flack Sings The Bea…
Paul McCartney Meets Lady Gaga – Pic Of The Week
Even among the usual collection of photo mismatches that happen at every awards show, this one from the Grammys stands out: a fishnet-clad Lady Gaga planting one on Sir Paul McCartney‘s cheek, much to his abject horror. Macca’s face seems to scream out, “And I thought Yok…
Bruce Springsteen Welcomes Clarence Clemons’ Nephew to E Street Band
The final question as to the lineup of the E Street Band was answered today when Bruce Springsteen released the names of the extra musicians who will be joining the group on their upcoming ‘Wrecking Ball’ world tour.
Guitar Owned By Les Paul Purchased By ‘Pawn Stars’ For $90,000
A guitar that once belonged to legendary guitarist Les Paul was recently purchased for $90,000 by Rick and Corey Harrison, the proprieters of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop in Las Vegas featured on the popular television show ‘Pawn Stars.’