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2/22/24-Mick Jones of Foreigner health issue

Source: music-news.com Foreigner founder Mick Jones has revealed he’s been battling Parkinson's disease for "several years". The 79-year-old musician is the last remaining original member in the rock band - which is currently completing a mammoth final tour - and he's been unable to perform live since 2022, due to the neurodegenerative disorder - symptoms of which include tremors, stiffness, balance problems and slow mobility. The 'I Want To Know […]

todayFebruary 22, 2024

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todayFebruary 19, 2024

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2/16/24-Rod Stewart sells catalogue!

Source: music-news.com Sir Rod Stewart has sold the rights to his music and likeness to Irving Azoff's Iconic Artists Group for just under $100 million. The 79-year-old rock legend - whose back catalogue includes the hits 'Maggie May', 'Stay With Me', 'You Wear It Well', 'You're in My Heart', and 'Do Ya Think I'm Sexy?' - feels that after six decades in the music business, it's time to secure his […]

todayFebruary 16, 2024

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2/14/24-Brian Wilson’s Lost 1970s LP!

Source: music-news.com Brian Wilson's lost 1970s country album is finally set to be released. The collection, titled 'Cows in the Pasture, features the vocals of former Beach Boys manager Fred Vail and, according to Rolling Stone, it will be released sometime next year. Wilson is an executive producer and added his vocals to one of the tracks. Speaking to the publication, Vail shared how the pair came to collaborate on […]

todayFebruary 14, 2024

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2/9/24-Lulu Retires From Touring

Source: music-news.com Lulu will be retiring from touring after her upcoming concerts. The British pop icon shocked fans on Friday when she announced that she will be retiring from touring after a career spanning six decades. During an appearance on the Rosebud with Gyles Brandreth podcast, Lulu, 75, explained that she will perform her final tour, Champagne for Lulu, in April. "This is actually - I'm announcing it for the […]

todayFebruary 9, 2024

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2/8/24-Henry Fambrough of The Spinners Died

Hear Henry say hello on our Interviews Page! We had just featured him on a show last year for their Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction. DETROIT (AP) — Henry Fambrough, the last surviving original member of the iconic R&B group The Spinners, whose hits included “It’s a Shame,” “Could It Be I’m Falling in Love” "I'll be Around" and “The Rubberband Man,” died Wednesday, a spokesperson for the […]

todayFebruary 8, 2024

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1/31/24-Elton John & Bernie Taupin’s latest award!

Source: music-news.com Sir Elton John and Bernie Taupin are set to be bestowed with the 2024 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. The 76-year-old music legend and his longtime songwriting partner will receive the prestigious accolade - in honour of the late songwriting siblings George and Ira Gershwin - on March 20 in Washington. Elton - who has just retired from touring - said: “I’ve been writing songs […]

todayJanuary 31, 2024

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1/29/24-Joni Mitchell at Grammy’s!

Trusted Source: CNN Legendary singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell will grace the stage of the 66th Grammy Awards on Sunday as a performer for the first time at age 80. The Recording Academy made the announcement in a news release Sunday, adding the nine-time Grammy winner to a star-studded performance lineup that includes Dua Lipa, Burna Boy, Billie Eilish, Olivia Rodrigo, Travis Scott, U2, Luke Combs and Billy Joel. Mitchell is a […]

todayJanuary 29, 2024

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1/24/24-Melanie Passes Away

Hear Melanie Say Hello on our Interviews Page! Trusted Source: Variety Melanie, Singer Who Performed at Woodstock and Topped Charts With ‘Brand New Key,’ Dies at 76 The singer, who wrote 'Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)' based on her experience at Woodstock, had been at work this month on a covers album. Melanie, the singer who performed at Woodstock in 1969 and had major pop hits with “Brand New […]

todayJanuary 24, 2024

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1/23/24-Billy Joel to release 1st single in 17 years!

Trusted Source: CNN Billy Joel has delighted his fans with news that he is about to release his first new single in 17 years. The 74-year-old teased the announcement on social media with a short video clip. “It’s TIME TO TURN THE LIGHTS BACK ON,” he wrote on X, referencing the name of the song to be released on February 1. The clip, which lasts less 30 seconds, starts with […]

todayJanuary 23, 2024

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1/20/24: Mary Weiss of Shangri-Las has died

  Hear Mary say hello on our interviews page!   TRUSTED SOURCE: CNN Mary Weiss, a singer who was part of the 1960s girl group the Shangri-Las, has died, according to multiple reports. She was reportedly 75 years old. The news was confirmed by Miriam Linna of Norton Records to Rolling Stone on Friday. Norton Records released Weiss’ only solo album in 2007, titled “Dangerous Game.” “Mary was an icon, […]

todayJanuary 20, 2024

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1/6/24-Elvis Presley Avatar Show!

Source: music-news.com Elvis' estate has announced a hologram show like ABBA's. The immersive concert, Elvis Evolution, will head to London in November, with the digital avatar version of the late King of Rock and Roll set to perform as old photos of the music icon are projected onscreen. The AI show comes from British immersive entertainment firm Layered Reality and Authentic Brands Group, the latter of which owns the Elvis […]

todayJanuary 6, 2024

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1/5/24-David Soul died

  Hear David say hello on our interviews page! Source: BCC Actor David Soul, best known for his role in the television series Starsky & Hutch, has died at the age of 80. His wife, Helen Snell said he died on Thursday "after a valiant battle for life in the loving company of family." "He shared many extraordinary gifts in the world as actor, singer, storyteller, creative artist and dear […]

todayJanuary 5, 2024

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12/29/23-Micky Dolenz Chats Monkees

Source: music-news.com Micky Dolenz didn’t care about having no control over The Monkees’ first two albums. The 78-year-old singer was cast in the band alongside Michael Nesmith, Peter Tork and Davy Jones for a TV sitcom, also called ‘The Monkees’, and while he admitted some of his bandmates were frustrated over the lack of input they were allowed into their careers, he was happy to just do what was asked […]

todayDecember 29, 2023

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12/14/23-Songwriter Richard Kerr died (“Mandy”)

Richard Kerr was a singer and songwriter who collaborated with Barry Manilow on such hit songs as “Mandy,” “Somewhere in the Night,” and “Looks Like We Made It,” as well as Dionne Warwick on “I’ll Never Love This Way Again.” . Kerr found his love for music while attending Bedford School in England, with a focus on songwriting. He often collaborated with others, including English folk singer Don Partridge, Fleetwood […]

todayDecember 14, 2023

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12/5/23-Denny Laine of Moody Blues & Wings Died

Hear Denny Laine on "The Lost 45s" on our interview page. Denny Laine, the British singer-guitarist best known for his work with Paul McCartney & Wings and the Moody Blues, has died after a long battle with interstitial lung disease, according to a social media post from his wife. He was 79. Born Brian Frederick Hines in 1944 near Birmingham, England, he was a major figure on the city’s fertile […]

todayDecember 5, 2023

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12/4/23-KISS says “goodbye”

Trusted Source: (CNN) Members of KISS played the final show of their farewell tour on Saturday night – but the band isn’t quite done performing yet. The iconic American rock band ended their “End of the Road” tour with a final concert, the culmination of 50 years of touring, at Madison Square Garden in New York. Founders Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons as well as guitarist Tommy Thayer and drummer […]

todayDecember 4, 2023

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12/4/23-Myles Goodwyn of April Wine passes

Source: ultimateclassicrock.com Written by Corey Irwin Published: December 3, 2023 Frank Lennon/Toronto Star, Getty Images Myles Goodwyn, the singer, guitarist and primary songwriter for Canadian rock group April Wine, has died at the age of 75. Goodwyn formed April Wine in 1969 alongside brothers Ritchie and David Henman, and their cousin, Jim Henman. The group’s self-titled debut album arrived two years later, but generated only minor attention. Steadily, the band’s […]

todayDecember 4, 2023

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11/28/23-Spinal Tap sequel to have Elton & McCartney!

Source: music-news.com Paul McCartney and Elton John will make cameo appearances in the upcoming sequel to This Is Spinal Tap. Director Rob Reiner revealed on the RHLSTP With Richard Herring podcast that he would begin filming the follow-up to the 1984 music mockumentary next year. "We're making a sequel," Reiner said. "We're going to start shooting in the end of February and everybody is back." He then teased cameos from […]

todayNovember 28, 2023

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