John Lennon’s Tooth Used in New Sculpture
We find the oddest uses for things now and then don’t we. Just ask Alberta dentist Dr. Michael Zuk, who purchased a tooth, from the mouth of John Lennon, for over $32,000. The doc’s sister, artist Kirsten Zuk, has used a piece of the molar in a clay sculpture of the f…
Davy Jones’ Daughters Fight to Care for His Horses
Despite the untimely death of Monkees singer Davy Jones earlier in the year, there was never any doubt that his music and legacy would live on. Now, his daughters are making that happen in another way, close to Davy’s heart. The Davy Jones Equine Memorial Fund has been set up by daug…
Beach Boys Announce Massive Reissue Campaign With 12 Studio Albums and Two Compilations
The celebration of the Beach Boys‘ 50th anniversary rolls on! Capitol Records has announced it will be launching yet another massive re-issue campaign for the legendary Californian band.
Micky Dolenz, Peter Tork And Mike Nesmith Announce 2012 Monkees Tour
With the sudden death of Davy Jones earlier this year, it seemed like all Monkee business would be put on put on hold, but now comes word that the remaining three members are “comin’ to your town” one more time.
Mick Fleetwood on Drumming: ‘I Don’t Really Know What I’m Doing’
“As a percussion player, I approach my own work in a very emotional, personal way,” says legendary Fleetwood Mac drummer Mick Fleetwood, “and so I have to rely on one thing, the essence of feel.”
Beatles Record Sells for $35,000 at Auction
According to Gigwise.com, a promotional copy of an early Beatles 7″ single has sold at auction for $35,000.
See the Press Clipping for the First Rolling Stones Concert, 50 Years Ago
On July 12, 1962 something monumental happened. A band calling themselves the Rolling Stones took to the stage for the first time. You can see a press announcement for that gig right here.
Sweet Singer Brian Connolly’s Smoking Led To His Departure From The Band
According to Sweet bassist Steve Priest, singer Brian Connolly had to quit the legendary glam band because of his serious smoking habit. Priest claims that his nicotine habit caused serious damage to that golden voice. “A lot of the songs were really up there – and he smoked like a chimn…
Paul McCartney Got By With A Little Help From His Friend…Donovan
Rock and roll legend, and recent Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame inductee, Donovan has been making himself available, chatting about his life, past and present. We conducted our own interrogation with him last month, and he’s still making the rounds. In a recent interview with Spinne…
Donna Summer Dead: David Bowie Describes Her Influence on His Music
After a long battle with cancer, disco icon Donna Summer succumbed to the illness today (May 17) at age 63. Her music influenced a long line of her fellow performers, and you might be surprised to learn David Bowie was among those artists.
Queen Movie Close to Landing An A-List Director
The long gestating movie about Queen seems to be one step closer to reality, with reports suggesting that director Stephen Frears (‘Dangerous Liasons,’ ‘High Fidelity,’ ‘the Grifters,’ ‘The Queen’) is in the running to helm the project.
The Beatles’ ‘Yellow Submarine’ Hitting Theaters Nationwide
A restored and remastered edition of the animated Beatles film ‘Yellow Submarine’ will be making the rounds at movie houses around the country prior to its June 5 release on DVD and Blu-Ray. Beginning May 5, ‘Yellow Submarine’ will make its way across the …