Author Archives: Randi Scott

STING, ROBERT PLANT: Headline Bourbon Fest

Sting, John Mayer and Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters will headline the second annual Bourbon and Beyond fest. The event that mixes music, food and high-end bourbon is set for Champions Park in Louisville, Kentucky the weekend of September 22nd. Tickets go on sale Friday at the festival’s website. Other acts on the bill include Lenny Kravitz, Counting ... Read More »

Rolling Stones ~ 1@1

In less than 15 minutes we’re flashinback to 1971 when this massive British band celebrated the launch of their label with the release of a sweet song you’ll hear on your 1@1 only on the valley’s classic rock station 100.7 KSLX! Remember hearing their 1st single released on their “Rolling Stones” label… you know the one featuring Andy Warhol’s tongue ... Read More »

DEF LEPPARD: Pick Favorite Def Leppard Albums

If you asked regular Def Leppard fans what their favorite album is from the band, they’d likely pick Hysteria or Pyromania — but what would the members of Def Leppard say? Classic Rock magazine asked each band member that question as part of a preview for their The Collection: Volume One box set that’s due out June 1st. Joe Elliott, Phil Collen and ... Read More »

Workin out The Kinks – Come Dancin ;)

The Kinks released their 24th and final studio album, ‘Phobia,’ in the U.S. 25 years ago today. As you know, “Come Dancing” sounded very British, but not too British to become a hit in America, from State of Confusion, 1983 Ray Davies’ inspiration for “Come Dancing” was his elder sister Rene, who was devoted to dancing in the days before ... Read More »

ROCK HALL 2018: What You Need to Know

The 33rd annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony takes place this Saturday in front of just over 6000 fans and VIPs in the Public Auditorium in Cleveland. It will be the fifth time it has been held in the city that is home to the Hall of Fame and Museum. From here on out, the ceremony will ... Read More »

ERIC CLAPTON: 12 Bars Gets Home Release and Soundtrack

The Eric Clapton documentary Life in 12 Bars will get a home video release, along with a soundtrack. The DVD and Blu-ray of the film and the digital and two-CD versions of the soundtrack will be out on June 8th, with a four-LP version on July 20th. The soundtrack has 32 songs, with recordings of songs by The Yardbirds, John ... Read More »

HBD John Kay! Steppenwolf 1@1

In less than 15 minutes, we’re celebrating the birthday of a German-Canadian singer and guitarist. His band has eight gold albums and sold over 25 million records. the song you’ll hear was written by the drummer’s brother…he has very trippy stage name? Stumped? Here are some clues. The first name is the fourth planet. The last name starts with the ... Read More »

2018 ROCK HALL PREVIEW: Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi are headed into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, following their second nomination, this Saturday at the Public Auditorium in Cleveland. Jon Bon Jovi has long felt they should have been nominated in 2008, the first year they were eligible, and elected for induction when first nominated in 2011. In an interview with Billboard he said, “There ... Read More »

PAUL McCARTNEY: He’s Been Draked

Paul McCartney is no longer number-five on the list of male acts with the most Top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot 100. His 23 songs now rank him at number-six behind rapper Drake. And another rapper, Jay-Z, is just two songs behind Macca. Most Hot 100 Top 10s among solo males: Michael Jackson – 29 Stevie Wonder – 28 Elton ... Read More »

ELTON JOHN: Wedding Invitation Hasn’t Arrived

Elton John is still waiting for his Royal Wedding invitation. The rock icon and humanitarian has cleared time around the May 19th nuptials, but has yet to hear anything official. Not only would he like to attend, but Elton tells Britain’s Mirror tabloid he’d be happy to perform for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. “If they asked me to — but I ... Read More »