- 1:20 pm Friday, June 29th, 2018 by Donna Donna
Led Zeppelin isn’t the only band celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, Creedence Clearwater Revival is too! And in honor of the occasion Craft Recordings has released a video for the CCR classic ‘Fortunate Son’.
The tune is more than just an anti-war song it also expresses the frustration of the working class young men who were sent to war while the sons of the privileged got deferments or cushy positions in the military that kept them out of combat.
Perhaps this is the reason that CCR’s John Fogerty has devoted himself to various veterans causes over the years
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- 7:54 am Friday, June 29th, 2018 by Donna Donna
Billy Joel performed a much anticipated show in Ireland last week and charmed the crowd with a snippet of a tune that, in the hearts of the Irish is akin to “Danny Boy’.
‘On Ragland Road’ was written by Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh and set to music by Luke Kelly of The Dubliners. But Billy wasn’t just pandering to the locals, according to website JOE, “Joel expressed his love and admiration for the beloved song to the crowd, noting that its unique cadence has inspired him in his own songwriting.”
Watch the clip in the tweet above and check out [More]
- 12:20 pm Thursday, June 28th, 2018 by Donna Donna
Organizers of Britain’s Glastonbury Festival, the largest open-air music and performing arts festival in the world, have let it be known that their preferred headliner for the 2019 fest is Led Zeppelin. Event organizer Emily Davis says she has always dreamed of having the band at the festival, “and this year the chances of that happening are considerable.”
Add to that that the band has a few projects in the works to celebrate there 50th anniversary, that U.K. bookmakers Betway have put the odds of Zeppelin headlining Glastonbury next year at 2/1 and that the rock press have begun to pick up [More]
- 7:34 am Thursday, June 28th, 2018 by Donna Donna
CJ Ramone will chat with rock writer Donna Gaines about what it was like to be brought in to replace the infamous Dee Dee Ramone in the legendary Ramones and about Gaines’ latest book ‘Why the Ramones Matter’.
- 1:30 pm Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 by Donna Donna
Many refer to the Jimmy Awards as the ‘Teen Tonys’ because they recognize excellence in musical theater but not on Broadway, in America’s high schools instead!
According to Billboard “Each year, 100,000 high school students from across the country participate in regional competitions, with 40 regions sending their winners to New York City in June. Those 80 nominees participate in an intensive week-long training with industry professionals in advance of one mega-performance at Broadway’s Minskoff Theatre, after which a Best Actor and Best Actress are chosen, winning college scholarships.”
This year The 10th Annual National High School Musical Theatre [More]
- 12:46 pm Thursday, June 21st, 2018 by Donna Donna
Last week a video of an eight year old girl playing drums, expertly, to Led Zeppelin’s classic ‘Good Times Bad Times’ went viral with over 2.6 million views so far. But what does Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant think of her performance? Watch the video above to find out!
And the viral video of little Yoyoka Soma performing for the ‘Hit Like a Girl’ drumming competition for female percussionists, “to spotlight female drummers/percussionists and encourage drumming and lifelong musicianship for girls and women, regardless of age or playing level” according to the ‘Hit Like a Girl’ website is below.
- 7:20 am Thursday, June 21st, 2018 by Donna Donna
WIN TICKETS TO THE SLASH SHOW
ON APPETITE FOR THE 80’s LUNCH THIS WEEK
- 1:22 pm Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 by Donna Donna
LOCATION REVEALED FOR FINAL CONCERT OF PAUL SIMON’S FAREWELL TOUR
FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK CONCERT
HOMEWARD BOUND – THE FAREWELL PERFORMANCE
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2018
TICKETS TO FLUSHING MEADOWS CORONA PARK CONCERT GO ON SALE
FRIDAY, JUNE 29 AT 10 A.M. ET
Tickets for Paul Simon’s Homeward Bound – The Farewell Performance at Flushing Meadows Corona Park will go on sale beginning Friday, June 29 at 10 a.m. ET at axs.com. American Express® Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public beginning Monday, June 25 at 10 a.m. ET through Thursday, June 28 at 10 p.m. ET. The [More]
- 11:19 am Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 by Donna Donna
Jason Bonham brings his ‘Led Zeppelin Evening’ to WBAB’s Vets Rock with Foreigner and Whitesnake Friday night 6/22 at the Northwell Health at Jones Beach Theater. I had a chance to chat with Jason earlier this week and we talked about everything from his dad (legendary Led Zeppelin drummer the late John Bonham) to all the bands he plays with and what bands he’d really love to get the call from and lots more. Listen below and BTW Jason Bonham wants everyone to know that JBLZ takes the stage at 7pm so get there early and we want you to [More]
- 11:54 am Tuesday, June 19th, 2018 by Donna Donna
Tommy Lee trashed his kids in an Instagram post on Father’s day and opened the door to more public airing of family dirty laundry. Here’s the post that started it all. Then scroll down for Tommy’s son Brandon’s response.
Happy Father’s Day fellas! I’m not gonna sit here and post some fluffed up bullshit for the public to read…. I’m gonna be honest- Being a father ain’t easy! I’m so tired of the fake shit I keep seeing all over IG… let’s [More]