Author Archives: Randi Scott

Back to the Future!

It’s Disobedience Day. What was the last rule you disobeyed? Today marks the 33rd anniversary of the opening of Back to the Future. 47 years ago today Doors singer Jim Morrison died. Will you be setting off fireworks this Fourth of July? Read More »

JULY 4TH: Patriotic Movies

July 4th is a good day to kick back and watch a patriotic movie. According to voters on Ranker.com, these are the 10 most patriotic movies: Saving Private Ryan Forrest Gump Apollo 13 The Patriot Lone Survivor Patton American Sniper We Were Solders Black Hawk Down Miracle Read More »

ALICE COOPER: Under His Wheels

Spoiler Alert: Alice Cooper makes a surprise appearance at the end of a new ad for Dodge Durango and Apple. His appearance provides the punchline for the new clip, which until he shows up centers on a go-fer frantically shopping in his Durango for a few random items in downtown L.A., with Alice’s “Under My Wheels” playing on the sound system. Suffice ... Read More »

See you at the Movies…. Ant-Man & the Wasp…

July 6, 2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp As Scott Lang balances being both a superhero and a father, Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym present an urgent new mission that finds the Ant-Man fighting alongside The Wasp to uncover secrets from their past. Evangeline Lilly, Paul Rudd, Michelle Pfeiffer, Michael Douglas, Michael Peña, Laurence Fishburne July 13, 2018 Skyscraper ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock History ~ 1900 ~ Lord Zeppelin ~

2005 ~Live 8 takes place in London, Rome, Berlin, Tokyo, Philadelphia and Barrie, Canada. The largest global concert event in history attracts approximately two-million people to see performances by U2, Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Elton John, Sting, Brian Wilson, Roxy Music, R.E.M., The Who, Green Day and many more. 2004 ~ David Crosby pleads guilty to a gun possession charge in ... Read More »

ANN WILSON: The Bowie Song She Covers

Ann Wilson has posted a video that previews a track on her upcoming album, Immortal. She calls David Bowie‘s “I’m Afraid of Americans” “timely.” Ann Wilson on the David Bowie song she covers on her upcoming album. “For my David Bowie tribute, I chose ‘I’m Afraid of Americans.’ He had characters; he invented himself and reinvented himself over and over and over. It’s a sardonic ... Read More »

BEATLES: Sing-Along with Yellow Submarine

A sing-along version of Yellow Submarine will screen in theaters this summer. Coinciding with the animated classic’s 50th anniversary, audiences of all ages will be able to “come together” and sing along to many of The Beatles most iconic tunes. Based on the Lennon-McCartney song, Yellow Submarine spins a fantastic tale brimming with peace, love and hope. The score includes “Eleanor Rigby,” “When I’m Sixty-Four,” “Lucy in the ... Read More »

STEELY DAN: Walter Gets His Way

Walter Becker, the late Steely Dan co-founder, will have a New York City street named in his honor. City Council Member Karen Koslowitz of the 29th District (in the borough of Queens) introduced a bill, which was approved by a full council vote Thursday. Becker grew up at 112-20 72nd Drive, and the sign “Walter Becker Way” will join the street signs at 112th ... Read More »

STEVEN TYLER: Acknowledges a 45-Year Dream

Steven Tyler has acknowledged the 45th anniversary of “Dream On,” which was released on June 27th, 1973. He says, “If it weren’t for the boys in Aerosmith (and thank you WBCN) it never would have seen the light of day.” In another post he says, “I wrote the music when I was 17 on a pump organ in Sunapee, New ... Read More »

TOM PETTY: Guitar and Hat Up for Grabs

The cherry-red 1965 Gibson SG played by Tom Petty when he and The Heartbreakers toured with Bob Dylan in 1987 is on the auction block. The guitar has Petty’s signature and comes with an 8 x 10 photo of Dylan and Petty, holding the guitar, onstage together with a note from Petty that reads: “This was my SG on Dylan Tour ’87 / ... Read More »