IN OTHER NEWS
Highlights from last Saturday's 70th birthday celebration for Muhammad Ali in Las Vegas will be shown on ABC tomorrow (Saturday) at 4 p.m. ET and 2 p.m. PT, followed by ESPN2 at 10 p.m. The event featured appearances by Sammy Hagar, Joe Perry, Slash, Lenny Kravitz, Chris Cornell and many others.
Today (Friday) would have been George Harrison's 69th birthday and in celebration fans will gather at his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame tomorrow (Saturday) at noon. (It was long believed that his birthday was the 25th until he realized he was born before midnight and changed it to the 24th.) His star is in front of the Capitol Records tower at 1750 N. Vine St. near the corner of Hollywood Boulevard.
Hohner is unveiling a John Lennon "Imagine" Signature Harmonica this spring. It will retail for $99. Hohner's Beatles harmonica in the '60 sold for two bucks.
Roger Daltrey has added himself to the line-up of his week-long benefit concerts for the Teenage Cancer Trust. He will kick off the week at London's Royal Albert Hall on March 28th followed by Paul McCartney on the 29th.
Genesis keyboardist Tony Banks will release a classical album, Six Pieces for Orchestra, on March 6th. This is his second classical recording following 2004's Seven: A Suite for Orchestra.