Category: Rock ‘n Roll News

Young David Jones Bowie

Rock visionary David Bowie dies at 69

By M. Alex Johnson David Bowie, the rock and roll visionary whose career spanned six decades, died Sunday after a long battle with cancer. He was 69. Bowie has released his 25th studio album, “Blackstar,” to strong reviews on Friday. Born David...

/ January 11, 2016
Gillian Lomax and Freda kelly

Liverpool Beatles History Meets Hollywood Beatles History by Adam Forrest

Last Sunday, Gillian Lomax’s Beatles Magical History Tours of Los Angeles had a very special guest, Freda Kelly, the Beatles’ trusted secretary and friend throughout their rise to fame. Gillian, who was originally raised in Merseyside across from Liverpool, Freda...

/ December 5, 2015
John Lennon of the Beatles, tuning a Gibson J160E acoustic guitar during the filming of "A Hard Day's Night."

“Love Me Do” guitar of John Lennon auctioned for $2.4m

JOHN LENNON GUITAR SELLS FOR RECORD $2.4 MILLION by Steve Smith. The 1962 jumbo Gibson J-160 acoustic guitar that John Lennon used to compose “Love Me Do,” “I Want to Hold Your Hand” and other all-time classic songs, was sold...

/ November 16, 2015
The Who in the late stage of life

The Who to retire, David Crosby says Joni Mitchell can’t speak…… by Steve Smith

British Invasion legends The Who, which formed in London in 1964, will retire upon the completion of its current golden anniversary tour, announced 70-year-old band leader Pete Townshend. “When this tour is over, (singer Roger Daltrey and I) will probably...

/ July 3, 2015

Veteran Ed Sullivan impersonator who filled some ‘really big shoes’ dies…by Steve Marinucci

Jerry Hoban, a veteran celebrity impersonator known for his portrayal of Ed Sullivan and who often was seen on stage with Beatles tribute bands, has died, according to a statement May 28 from the Beatles tribute group the Fab Four, with whom he appeared for...

/ May 29, 2015

The Who to release 1982 Shea Stadium show from last tour with Kenney Jones….by Steve Marinucci

The Who and Eagle Rock Entertainment announced April 30 the release of “The Who: Live At Shea Stadium 1982,” the first official offering of the full show by Roger Daltrey, Pete Townshend and John Entwistle and drummer Kenney Jones coming this June. The show will be released for...

/ April 30, 2015