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IN OTHER NEWS Grateful Dead, Billy Joel and Sammy Hagar. Rock Scully, who managed The Grateful Dead from 1965 to 1985, has died from lung cancer. He was 73. The 12 shows Billy Joel did this year at New York’s Madison Square Garden grossed just over $24-million dollars on the sale of 223,900 tickets. Sammy Hagar will join Nikki Sixx, ... Read More »



YARDBIRDS: Shutting the Coop The current members of the legendary band will go their separate ways after January. The current version of The Yardbirds will do their last show on January 30th at the 100 Club in London. Jim McCarty, the band’s original drummer, says, “The Yardbirds as a band has continued to evolve through the years with great musicians ... Read More »

Bachman Is Back…


RANDY BACHMAN: Launches a New Lineup He’s backed by two women in Bachman. Randy Bachman has himself a new band he’s calling Bachman, and they’ll release their debut album, Heavy Blues, on April 15th. The new lineup is a trio — Randy and two ladies, Anna Ruddick on bass and Dale Anne Brendan on drums. The disc features some very ... Read More »

Surgical Songs.


PINK FLOYD: Music for Operations A study finds the band’s music is soothing during surgery. If you are going to face surgery anytime soon and your surgeon insists on playing music while he or she slices and dices, you may want to request some Pink Floyd. A study at Cardiff University Hospital found that four out of five operating rooms ... Read More »

Daltrey Sidelined.


THE WHO: Postpone Last Two Shows of U.K. Tour Roger Daltrey has a throat infection, so this week’s shows in London have been moved to March. The Who have scrapped the last two dates of their 50th anniversary U.K. tour — tonight and Thursday at London’s O2 Arena as Roger Daltrey has a throat infection. They’ve moved the dates on ... Read More »



LAKE WALES, Fla. —Deputies say a man faked a heart attack to create a diversion while his friend walked out of a Lake Wales Walmart with stolen goods. The two men are seen walking into the store together on Tuesday. One man loads up a cart with a motorized power wheel Barbie car, a Leap Frog tablet and a Barbie ... Read More »