Mark Mayfield

Influences.

chicago

CHICAGO: Jealous of Steely Dan Or at least singer and keyboardist Robert Lamm was. Chicago singer and keyboardist Robert Lamm was asked to come up with a list of the “10 albums that changed his life.” His choices are quite diverse and they are, in no particular order: The Beatles - Revolver: “I know that everybody likes to pick Sgt. ... Read More »

New DVD.

BOB MARLEY: DVD From Last Tour on the Way Uprising Live!, a DVD of a concert shot for German TV in 1980, comes out on November 24th. A Bob Marley and the Wailers concert shot for German television during their final tour in 1980 is being issued in both double-DVD and double-DVD-plus-double-CD editions on November 24th. Now titled Live Uprising!, ... Read More »

Sold!

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BILLY JOEL: Sells Long Island Beachfront House The beachfront home in Sagaponack was originally built by the late actor Roy Scheider. Looks like the third time’s the charm for Billy Joel. Long Island’s Newsday reports that the Piano Man finally sold his beachfront home in Sagaponack, New York for $19 million. That’s a bit of a markdown — Billy listed ... Read More »

Time Saver?

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BOB SEGER: No Silver Bullets He has recorded his new album with session musicians instead of the Silver Bullet Band. From 1976 to 1995, Bob Seger recorded seven studio albums with his Silver Bullet Band. But that stopped with his 2006 album, Face the Promise, and continues with its follow-up, Ride Out, released earlier this week. While he still tours ... Read More »

Headlines.

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IN OTHER NEWS Moody Blues, John Mellencamp, Led Zeppelin and much more. Back in April we reportedly exclusively that Moody Blues bassist John Lodge asked former Moodies singer and flute player Ray Thomas to make an appearance on the new album he is working on. The session has taken place with Lodge posting photos on his website, JohnLodge.com. He plans ... Read More »

People Were Pissed.

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U2: Bono Apologizes for iTunes Giveaway He says he’s sorry while answering fans questions during a Facebook chat. Bono has apologized for the iTunes giveaway of U2’s Songs of Innocence. The band answered questions submitted via Facebook in a new video posted on their page, and one fan asked, “Can you please never release an album on iTunes that automatically ... Read More »

Feud Continues…

neil

NEIL YOUNG: Long May He Stew He explains further why he is upset with David Crosby. Neil Young certainly wasn’t joking last week when he said on stage on Philadelphia that he’ll never tour again with Crosby, Stills and Nash. In New York on Tuesday to plug his latest book, Special Deluxe: A Memoir of Life & Cars, he said, ... Read More »

Ozzfiesta!

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OZZY OSBOURNE: New Festival for Mexico The Ozzfiesta is an all-inclusive fest May 27th through the 31st at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya. Ozzy Osbourne will headline a new all-inclusive festival in Mexico. The Ozzfiesta will take place May 27th through the 31st at the Hard Rock Hotel in Riviera Maya. It features a closing night performance from ... Read More »

Dreamweaver Speaks!

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GARY WRIGHT: The Dream Weaver Publishes His Memoir The musical and spiritual journey of the singer-keyboardist best known for “Dream Weaver” and “Love is Alive.” Gary Wright is the latest classic rocker to pen his autobiography — and he didn’t use a co-writer. The newly published Dream Weaver: Music, Meditation and My Friendship with George Harrison is all his. He’s ... Read More »

Party Info+New Cd.

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SAMMY HAGAR: Boasting About His Bash He has posted a video raving about his rescheduled Birthday Bash. Sammy Hagar, who celebrates his 67th birthday today (Monday), continues to plug his rescheduled Birthday Bash, which was moved from his Cabo Wabo Cantina in Mexico to Las Vegas this Saturday following the devastation in Cabo San Lucas last month from Hurricane Odile. ... Read More »