Category: Rock ‘n Roll News

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

Ringo Slates Fall All Starr Tour

RINGO AND HIS ALL-STARRS SET FALL TOUR by Steve Smith Ringo Starr and his most recent All-Starr Band, his 12th, get along onstage and off so well that they’re all reuniting for a fall tour of South America and Mexico....

/ May 3, 2013
Ringo and Powerpuff Girls!

Ringo and the Powerpuff Girls!

Ringo and His All-Starr Powerpuff Girls? by Steve Smith, 2/7/2013   Ringo Starr has recorded an original song for the Cartoon Network’s super CG revival of its popular cartoon series, “The Powerpuff Girls,” about three lab-created little girls who save...

/ February 13, 2013
Eric hears Paul's guitar parts

McCartney, Winwood On New Clapton CD

Beatle Paul and friend Steve Winwood help Eric Clapton by Steve Smith, 2/1/2013 Eric Clapton’s 21st solo studio album, “Old Sock,” comes out March 21. Beatle Paul McCartney sings and adds the bass part to EC’s take on the 1931 standard, “All...

/ February 8, 2013