KSLX Blogs

RINGO: Officially a Sir

Ringo Starr was knighted today (Tuesday) by Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, for his services to music. The ceremony took place at Buckingham Palace in London. Ringo Starr on the importance of being knighted. OC:…to accept this award. :09 [Courtesy of the BBC]  “It means a lot actually. It means recognition for the things we’ve done musically and in life. So, ... Read More »


Now that Def Leppard are back with Universal Music, why not make the most of it and put out some box sets? Def Leppard – The Collection Volume One: The Eighties will be released on June 1st as a six-CD set or seven vinyl discs. It’s the first of four planned volumes, which will cover the band’s complete recorded output ... Read More »

RANDI’S #1@1 ~ KSLX ~ Jefferson Starship

In less than 15 minutes we’re flashinback to 1974 when this legendary San Francisco band went thru several changes after a string of gold and platinum records! I’ve got a track that resonates success comin up on your 1@1 thanks to my friends at ZIA Records!  Jefferson Starship with “Freedom at Point Zero” ~  “Jane” rocks the valley’s classic rock ... Read More »

1st Day of Spring…

TODAY’S TV PREMIERES: Love and Hip-Hop: Atlanta (VH1), Epic Warrior Women (Smithsonian) Tomorrow is the first day of #spring. Are you ready? On this day in 1931 Alka Seltzer first hit US stores. What gets you reaching for the plop, plop, fizz, fizz? On this day in 1931 Nevada legalized gambling. Ever win big in Vegas? It’s National Poultry Day! ... Read More »

KISS: If It’s the End, No One Is Saying

Last month, KISS filed a trademark application for the phrase “The End of the Road” with regard to “live performances by a musical band.” Not surprisingly, this led fans to speculate that their next tour will be their last. Paul Stanley was asked about this by journalist Michael Cavacini, and he said, “I thought it was a terrific name, and I was ... Read More »

RANDI’S This Week in Rock…

Moody Blues drummer Graeme Edge was given a shoutout by Pittsburgh Pirates announcer Steve Blass during Friday’s spring training game against the Atlanta Braves. Blass was talking about the Bradenton (Florida) Country Club, where Edge is a member, and said he is a great guy, and, if given a few cocktails, the drummer will tell some great stories about his ... Read More »