Top 11 Hit Songs That Were Recorded Live

Top 11 Hit Songs That Were Recorded Live

“Mony Mony” by Billy Idol “Mony Mony” was a 1968 hit for Tommy James and received renewed attention when Billy Idol recorded a version that reached No. 7 on the Billboard dance chart in 1981. In his autobiography Dancing With Myself, Idol explains the song’s attraction. “That song has always had special significance to me. I […]

Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton Announce Summer Tour Dates

Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton Announce Summer Tour Dates

Just as they did in the summer of 2017, the Steve Miller Band and Peter Frampton have big plans for 2018 — namely, another tour together. On Monday, the pair of classic rock acts announced that they’ve extended last summer’s tour for another 40 dates in North America. The updated schedule of tour dates is […]

Peter Frampton to Reissue Grammy-Winning 2006 Album ‘Fingerprints’ with First Vinyl Release

Peter Frampton to Reissue Grammy-Winning 2006 Album ‘Fingerprints’ with First Vinyl Release

In 2006, Peter Frampton won a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album with Fingerprints, and on January 26, 2018 the record will receive a full reissue in commemoration. Released via Frampton’s own imprint Phenix Photograph, Fingerprints will be made available for the first time on vinyl with this reissue. A truly diverse and eclectic […]

Ringo Starr’s New Album ‘Give More Love’ Out in September; Stream Title Track from Star-Studded LP

Ringo Starr’s New Album ‘Give More Love’ Out in September; Stream Title Track from Star-Studded LP

Today, Beatles legend Ringo Starr celebrates his 77th birthday – happy birthday, Ringo! The man formerly known as Richard Starkey has also taken the opportunity to announce an anticipated new solo album, Give More Love, which will be released on September 15 (with vinyl coming a week later). Give More Love finds Ringo getting by […]

Gary Wright Q&A: ‘Dream Weaver,’ ‘Ring of Changes’ and Friendship with George Harrison

Gary Wright Q&A: ‘Dream Weaver,’ ‘Ring of Changes’ and Friendship with George Harrison

Talk about better late than never. 44 years since it was recorded, Gary Wright‘s 1972 album, Ring of Changes, finally saw release a few months back. And upon listening to the album, one is puzzled why Wright’s label, A&M Records, buried such a strong commercial release which had sat in the archives for more than four decades. Consummate musicianship […]

Top 11 Bald Rockers

Top 11 Bald Rockers

“Fortunately, it doesn’t seem to have made a lot of difference to my audience that I’m as bald as a billiard ball!” – James Taylor It’s inevitable that many rockers who have carved out decades-long careers will go bald. So what? That wavy hair may have waved goodbye but the music is just as vibrant. […]

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