Category: Rock ‘n Roll News

Keith Emerson, ELP, RIP

Keith Emerson, Keyboardist for Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Dies at 71

Variety, March 11, 2016 | Keith Emerson, the flamboyant, English prog-rock pioneer who rose to fame as the keyboardist for supergroup Emerson, Lake & Palmer in the ’70s, died in Santa Monica, Calif. on Thursday at age 71. Although the...

/ March 11, 2016
George Martin, Paul and John

Paul McCartney pays moving tribute to Beatles producer and ‘second father’ George Martin

Paul McCartney pays tribute to the creative genius of Sir George Martin, crediting the producer with introducing the Beatles to new instruments, sounds and recording techniques By Patrick Sawer, and Robert Mendick 11:18AM GMT 09 Mar 2016 Paul McCartney, the former Beatle,...

/ March 9, 2016
Painting of the early Rolling Stones

Rolling Stone’s 100 Greatest Artists

In 2004 — 50 years after Elvis Presley walked into Sun Studios and cut “That’s All Right” — Rolling Stone celebrated rock & roll’s first half-century in grand style, assembling a panel of 55 top musicians, writers and industry executives (everyone from...

/ February 9, 2016
Jeff Lynne and true Beatles fan

Jeff Lynne’s ELO To Announce U.S. Tour

by Best Classic Bands Staff Share This: FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestEmail Jeff Lynne’s ELO performing at NYC’s Irving Plaza on November 20, 2015 (via Instagram) After teasing U.S. audiences with two concerts last November upon the release of their first studio album in 14 years, it...

/ February 3, 2016
David Bowie at the mic

Mick Jagger and Paul McCartney ‘to play David Bowie memorial concert in New York’

  16:29, 13 JAN 2016 UPDATED 17:26, 13 JAN 2016 BY ALISTAIR MCGEORGE The Daily Mirror The two legendary musicians are expected to lead the way at The Music of David Bowie at Carnegie Hall in March   Mick Jagger and David...

/ January 13, 2016
Paul McCartney tribute to Bowie

Macca Pays Tribute to Bowie

Paul McCartney has paid tribute to David Bowie saying he will ‘treasure the moments’ they spent together. The Beatles legend joined stars from across pop culture to pay tribute to Bowie who died following an 18 month battle with cancer. The 69-year-old, known for...

/ January 11, 2016