Category: Rock ‘n Roll News

Dave Davies to play first UK show in 13 years

Dave Davies will play at the Barbican in London on April 11. The concert is described as Davies’s own way of marking “the fiftieth anniversary of his revolutionary guitar sound, which launched You Really Got Me“. The Kinks are due to...

/ April 1, 2014

Beatles Autographed & Doodled on Stage Wall at CBS 2/9/64

Beatles Signed (with Individual Drawings) Stage Wall Section from February 9, 1964, Appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show, their National Introduction to American Fans. An approximately 16″ x 48″ section of a plastic or fiberglass moveable wall (called a hard wall traveler)...

/ February 8, 2014

Steve Smith’s Music News

  By Steve Smith, Music columnist POSTED: 01/15/14, 4:17 PM PST |   After a 16-year retirement, Christine McVie has officially rejoined Fleetwood Mac as a full member, the band’s publicist confirms to Billboard. The 71-year-old singer-keyboardist who wrote such Mac classics...

/ January 23, 2014

Beatles’ Were Heavily Influenced by The Everly’s Harmonies:Phil Everly Dead at 74

From Variety: Phil Everly, who with his older sibling Don set the standard for harmony singing in rock ‘n’ roll in the Everly Brothers, died Friday in Burbank  of complications from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. He was 74. “We are...

/ January 3, 2014

Julian Lennon’s New CD; Beatles, Beach Boys Stories

FAB NEWS: WINGS’ ’76 DVD, JULIAN LENNON‘S FIRST CD IN 15 YRS by Steve Smith Recent DVD and Blu-ray releases include “Rockshow,” the Paul McCartney-directed film of Wings only American tour in 1976. An import we’ve been waiting for is...

/ June 16, 2013
McCartney and Wings Tour, 2013

Rare Tunes Open Paul McCartney Brazil Concert!

By Steve Smith Updated:   05/08/2013, 11:30:00 AM PDT McCARTNEY PERFORMS RARITIES GALORE ON TOUR’S OPENING NIGHT Paul McCartney performed a whole batch of songs he had either never played live before or hadn’t performed in eons before more than 50,000...

/ May 9, 2013