Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with ‘Albatross,’ ft. David Gilmour (Blu-ray/CD Set Out 4/30)

On Feb. 25, 2020, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered at the London Palladium to pay tribute to Peter Green and the early music of Fleetwood Mac. Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years… Continue reading Preview ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate Peter Green’ with ‘Albatross,’ ft. David Gilmour (Blu-ray/CD Set Out 4/30)

‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac’ Streaming Event Coming 4/24

On Feb. 25, 2020, mere weeks before the COVID-19 pandemic put a pause on everything the world over, Mick Fleetwood and a host of special guest celebrity friends/music legends gathered at the London Palladium to pay tribute to Peter Green and the early music of Fleetwood Mac. Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of… Continue reading ‘Mick Fleetwood & Friends Celebrate the Music of Peter Green & the Early Years of Fleetwood Mac’ Streaming Event Coming 4/24

Irving Azoff’s Iconic Artists Group Acquires Controlling Interest in The Beach Boys’ Catalog

Music and entertainment mogul Irving Azoff and his recently launched Iconic Artists Group made a splash on Thursday, acquiring a controlling interest in the intellectual property of The Beach Boys. Per reports, the deal includes interest in the band’s brand, sound recordings, and memorabilia, though (per an announcement) the remaining members of the band and… Continue reading Irving Azoff’s Iconic Artists Group Acquires Controlling Interest in The Beach Boys’ Catalog

Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)

With a return to live concerts still a ways away due to the COVID-19 pandemic, join us for the next best thing, more recollections from noted rock luminaries queried about their favorite live concerts witnessed firsthand — this follows Part 4 of the series.  Until live concerts can return in the fashion we all want them… Continue reading Rockers Recall The Most Impressive Live Acts They’ve Seen, Part 5 (Memories of Cream, Led Zeppelin, Fleetwood Mac, The Who, More)

The Bernie Sanders Meme is a Perfect Fit on Classic Album Covers (Beatles, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac & More)

Earlier this week, a simple image made its way onto the internet: United States Senator Bernie Sanders, sitting in folding chair at the Inauguration Day events in Washington, D.C. … and a meme was born. Two days later, it’s downright impossible to check any of your social media feeds without seeing Bernie, cross legged, arms… Continue reading The Bernie Sanders Meme is a Perfect Fit on Classic Album Covers (Beatles, Black Sabbath, Fleetwood Mac & More)

Mick Fleetwood: On Honoring Peter Green & the Magic of Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days (The Interview)

  In February 2020, just before the world went into lockdown, Mick Fleetwood, the namesake drummer of Fleetwood Mac since its mid-1960s beginnings, corralled an A-List group of his rock star friends to pay tribute to the early years of his band, when it was fronted by guitarist and songwriter Peter Green. The show, coming… Continue reading Mick Fleetwood: On Honoring Peter Green & the Magic of Fleetwood Mac’s Early Days (The Interview)

BMG Acquires Mick Fleetwood’s Recorded Music Rights — Over 300 Recordings, Including Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’

Mick Fleetwood (Photo: Shawn M. Hower)

Mick Fleetwood is the latest music icon to strike a significant deal regarding his back catalog of music, as BMG announced on Thursday that it has acquired Fleetwood’s interests in more than 300 recordings from his work with Fleetwood Mac. BMG acquires Mick Fleetwood recorded catalogue interests https://t.co/nvnGdsetxM pic.twitter.com/sAtskAuf9e — BMG News (@BMG_News) January 14,… Continue reading BMG Acquires Mick Fleetwood’s Recorded Music Rights — Over 300 Recordings, Including Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Dreams’

Neil Young Sells 50% of His Songwriting Catalog to Hipgnosis for an Estimated $150 Million

These are busy times for Hipgnosis Songs Fund, a London-based music management company. On Wednesday, it was reported that the company has acquired the rights to 50 percent of the “copyright and income interests” in the music of Neil Young, per Music Business Worldwide. The news comes on the heels of Hipgnosis having acquired the… Continue reading Neil Young Sells 50% of His Songwriting Catalog to Hipgnosis for an Estimated $150 Million

Lindsey Buckingham Sold Publishing Rights to Both His Solo Music and Fleetwood Mac Material

Lindsey Buckingham (Photo: Randy Miramontez / Shutterstock.com)

Hipgnosis Songs Fund Ltd and the Family (Music) Ltd. has acquired the robust publishing and writing rights of the catalog of music belonging to guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, it was reported on Tuesday. This includes both Buckingham’s solo career as well as his contributions to Fleetwood Mac, totaling 161 songs. Terms of the deal were not… Continue reading Lindsey Buckingham Sold Publishing Rights to Both His Solo Music and Fleetwood Mac Material

A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020

Musicians/Entertainers who died in 2020

The year is drawing to a close. As we all look ahead to 2021 (and hopefully a return to our “normal” way of life that the COVID-19 pandemic made impossible this year), it’s time to reflect upon those who died in 2020. In addition to everything else going on, 2020 brought with it the deaths… Continue reading A Look Back at Musicians/Entertainers Who Died in 2020