John Fogerty remembered Tom Petty on the first anniversary of his death today (Tuesday) saying, “He was truly as good as it gets. The pain we feel from his loss is indescribable, but lucky for us the music will love on forever!”
The season premiere of 60 Minutes Sunday featuring an interview with Paul McCartney was the third most-watched program of the week.
Elton John has commented on the death this week of legendary French singer Charles Aznavour. “A truly great artist and a brilliantly beautiful voice. It was an honor singing with you.”
Gene Simmons and Shannon Tweed celebrated their seventh wedding anniversary yesterday (Monday). Simmons posted, “Happy anniversary to the most beautiful woman in the world, Shannon Tweed Simmons. Without you, I would continue to be arrogant, self absorbed and delusional. With you, we have a wonderful family and I am the luckiest guy to be your husband.” The two were a couple for 28 years before tying the knot.
Billy Gibbons’ new album, The Big Bad Blues, debuts at number-one on Billboard’s Americana/Folk chart, number-two on the Blues chart and number-five on the Current Rock chart.
Fleetwood Mac, with Neil Finn and Mike Campbell attempting to take the place of Lindsey Buckingham, start their tour tomorrow (Wednesday) in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Rod Stewart will plug his new album, Blood Red Roses, on NBC’s Today show tomorrow (Wednesday), The Big Interview With Dan Rather on AXS-TV on October 9th and ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live on October 10th.
David Coverdale says he had both knees replaced last year due to degenerative arthritis.
The five-bedroom, three-bath, three-story house Chuck Berry owned in St. Louis from 1958 through the early 1970s is on the market for $399,000.
Sets by Paul McCartney and Metallica at the Austin City Limits Music Festival this weekend will stream on RedBull.tv. Check the website for the full schedule.
Debbie Harry will sing on Nile Rodgers‘ next album, which he plans to release in 2019.