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IN OTHER NEWS Paul McCartney, Jimmy Page, Steven Tyler and Ted Nugent. Paul McCartney has rescheduled the dates he was forced to cancel in Japan last year after being hospitalized with a stomach virus. He will now play Osaka on April 21st followed by Tokyo on April 23rd, 25th and 27th. Jimmy Page will host a playback of the re-issue of Led Zeppelin‘s Physical ... Read More »

Honor Roll?


MEAT LOAF: Going Back to His Old School He will be honored by his high school in Dallas in March. Marvin Lee Aday, known to the world as Meat Loaf, is heading back to his high school in March. Thomas Jefferson High School in Dallas will honor him with its Distinguished Alumni Award. The singer with a gift for gab jokingly says, ... Read More »

Sad News.


MOTT THE HOOPLE: Drummer Is Not Doing Well Alzheimer’s has taken control of Buffin‘s life. Mott the Hoople drummer Dale “Buffin” Griffin is no longer able to care for himself, as Alzheimer’s continues to ravage his body. A post on his website says, “Unfortunately, Dale’s condition is such that he now requires 24/7 professional care. He is well taken care ... Read More »

Ringo’s New Record.


RINGO: Sailing His Yellow Sub to Paradise The drummer will release his new album on March 31st.   Ringo Starr will release his 18th studio album, Postcards From Paradise, on March 31st. It’s his first album to include a song written and recorded with his All Starr Band, which currently includes Toto guitarist Steve Lukather, Todd Rundgren, former Santana and Journey singer-keyboardist ... Read More »

It’s All Good…


TOM PETTY, SAM SMITH: No Hard Feelings from Tom The “I Won’t Back Down” singer says in a statement that he never thought about suing Smith. Tom Petty has made his first public statement about the agreement that gives him and Jeff Lynne part of the royalties for Sam Smith‘s “Stay With Me.” The British press broke the news on ... Read More »

The Best Super Bowl Halftime Shows


During most of the Super Bowl’s first decade, the halftime show featured a college marching band. The show’s second decade featured a more varied show, often featuring drill teams and other performance ensembles; the group Up with People produced and starred in four of the performances. The middle of the third decade, in an effort to counter other networks’ efforts ... Read More »