Author Archives: Randi Scott

BRIAN MAY: Honored and Speaking

Brian May was honored last Wednesday in London with the Lifetime Achievement from the Worshipful Company of Musicians. He says, “I felt very touched and honored to be awarded the Lifetime Achievement medal. The Worshipful Company of Musicians dates back to the beginning of the 16th century, when this City of London livery was created to regulate and protect the ... Read More »

PINK FLOYD: Mason’s Done Waiting

With both Roger Waters and David Gilmour focusing on their solo careers and David saying he’s done with Pink Floyd, drummer Nick Mason is going to fly the Floyd flag with his new band, Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets. Named after Floyd’s second album, the group includes Spandau Ballet’s Gary Kemp, Lee Harris of The Blockheads, bassist Guy Pratt — who became the Floyd ... Read More »

HEART: On Life Support

It’s looking more and more like Heart‘s hiatus is going to be permanent. Back in 2016, sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson had a falling out after Ann’s husband, Dean Wetter, assaulted Nancy’s twin sons backstage at a Seattle-area Heart show. Last April, Wetter was sentenced to two years’ unsupervised probation as part of a plea deal that included a number of other stipulations. ... Read More »

FOGHAT ~ 1@1

In less than 15 minutes we are celebrating the birthday of the leader of an amazing British band that was not well-known in the UK, but were very successful right here in the good ol US of A!  The song you’ll hear on your 1@1 was initially written in an Al Green groove, but as the frontman of the band ... Read More »

ROCK HALL 2018 RECAP: Bon Jovi

The 33rd annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony — Saturday night at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, home to the Rock Hall and Museum — honored The Moody Blues, Dire Straits, The Cars, Bon Jovi and the late Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Jon Bon Jovi called upon Howard Stern to induct the band and Stern stole the show, ... Read More »

ROCK HALL: Inductees Unveil Their Plaques

The Moody Blues and Bon Jovi were at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame today (Friday), the day before their induction, to unveil their plaques and displays of memorabilia. Justin Hayward at the Rock Hall plaque dedication on Friday on what it meant for the Moody Blues to be inducted. OC:…thank you very much. :35 “I think we’re all ... Read More »

ROCK HALL 2018 RECAP: In Memoriam ~ Tom Petty….

Saturday in Cleveland, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame paid tribute to some of the artists and music industry figures lost since last year’s ceremony. The Killers opened the show with a tribute to Tom Petty by doing “American Girl” with a little bit of “Free Fallin'” tossed in at the end. Ann Wilson, who inducted The Moody Blues, and ... Read More »

ROCK HALL 2018 RECAP: The Cars

The 33rd annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony — Saturday night at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland, home to the Rock Hall and Museum — honored The Moody Blues, Dire Straits, The Cars, Bon Jovi and the late Nina Simone and Sister Rosetta Tharpe. Brandon Flowers of The Killers inducted The Cars, saying they “left a comet trail behind them, writing ... Read More »

RAINBOW, DEEP PURPLE: Joe Lynn Has Heart Attack

Ex-Rainbow and Deep Purple singer Joe Lynn Turner was hospitalized over the weekend after having a heart attack. RIA, the Russian state media website, reported that Turner had suffered a “myocardial infarction” and was in a stable condition in a Minsk, Belarus hospital. Turner’s friend Graham Bonnet later confirmed the heart attack and said he and his band wished Turner ... Read More »

ED SHEERAN, BEATLES: In Talks for Film

It looks like Ed Sheeran‘s next cameo will be in a Beatles-related film. Deadline reports that Sheeran is in talks to provide a few songs for the soundtrack and make a brief appearance in the as-yet untitled film from director Danny Boyle. It’s a comedy about a man who discovers he’s the only person that remembers The Beatles’ music. The ... Read More »