Joe Walsh played in the first two All-Starr Bands (as well as Starr’s short lived late-’90s backing band, The Roundheads), and these days, is Ringo’s brother-in-law. He says that the first All-Starr Band was one of the greatest groups he’s ever played in. And as huge of an experience as that was, being a part of the Starr family is even more of an eye-opener.
Attribute it to the power of friendship, or maybe just the power of money, but even rock’s most bitter breakups have often resulted in reunions. Let’s take a look at the five most surprising reconciliations in the classic rock world.
Glenn Frey has made a career as a road warrior. Both with the Eagles or as a solo artist, he has been on the road for a good portion of the past four decades
This past April 16 was Record Store Day, “a celebration of the unique culture surrounding over 700 independently-owned record stores in the USA, and hundreds of similar stores internationally.” That there are only 700 such places […]
Daryl Hall and John Oates met in 1967 while both attending Temple University in New York. They would go on to become the #1 Rock ‘n’ Roll singing duo in history, ahead of [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The […]
I am a wee bit obsessed with the year 1976. But why wouldn’t I be — why wouldn’t anyone be? — based solely on the Billboard 200 album charts from 1976? There were giants astride […]
Because so much of the classic-rock canon comes from the 1970s, it’s pretty easy to pick any random week of that decade and point to one or more songs or albums that were all over […]
Maybe you were there…with [lastfm]Joe Walsh[/lastfm] as the opening act, [lastfm]Elton John[/lastfm] put on two standing room only concerts this week in 1975 at Dodger Stadium. On Saturday and Sunday, October 25 and 26th, the […]
I was thinking about the recent “Rock Star” concerts that passed thru L.A. Starting with Sir [lastfm]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] at the Hollywood Bowl where he started almost an hour late but then played for three solid […]
There are a lot of the acts we play now also playing in concert in one of the most exciting cities on earth; Las Vegas! Make a note of these classic acts performing on stage […]