Author Archives: Randi Scott

Randi’s Rock Report: Listen to the NEW song “Criss Cross” from The Rolling Stones!

“Criss Cross” follows “Living in a Ghost Town”… The Rolling Stones will release a deluxe edition of their 1973 album, Goats Head Soup. It will be available on September 4th in multiple configurations, including four-disc CD and vinyl box set editions. The other two unreleased songs are “Scarlet,” featuring Jimmy Page on guitar and Blind Faith‘s Ric Grech on bass, and “All ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: HBD Ringo! Hear Ringo Reflect on His Milestone & COVID-19…

Ringo Starr celebrates a milestone birthday today as he turns 80 and says… Ringo Starr on turning 80 today, Tuesday, July 7th, 2020. “80? It’s a difficult one. 70 was easy. I think 40 was the hardest and this one’s is just gonna be what it’s gonna be and the celebration is gonna be very small. And, we’re still sort ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: RIP ~ CHARLIE DANIELS: Dies From Stroke at 83

Charlie Daniels, the country icon best known for his hit single “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” has passed away at age 83 from a hemorrhagic stroke. He died at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee on Monday morning, July 6th. Photo by Jeff Smith – Perspectives (Image bought on Shutterstock) The Grammy, CMA and Dove award winner, who was on ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear Clash Guitarist/Singer Mick Jones Reflect on #1 Song

The Clash never had a chart-topping album or single in the U.S. and only one at home in Britain. “Should I Stay or Should I Go” went to number-one when it was reissued there in 1991, nearly a decade after its original release. In this interview, guitarist Mick Jones — who sang the song on Combat Rock, his final album with the group ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear “The Zombies”Colin Blunstone Reflect on “Time of the Season”

Singer Colin Blunstone’s main memory of recording “Time of the Season” involves some friction between him and the song’s composer, Zombies keyboardist Rod Argent, who was producing him from the control room as he sang in the vocal booth. Blunstone recalls that he was having some trouble getting his vocal the way Argent wanted it, and feeling pressure because time was tight and their ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear Billy Gibbons Reflect on “Furry Guitars” ~ HBD Frank Beard!

As we celebrate ZZ Top drummer Frank Beard’s birthday today, Billy Gibbons shares the story of the furry guitars they played in the “Legs” video! ZZ Top singer-guitarist Billy Gibbons on the furry guitars they played in the “Legs” video. “The furry guitar was definitely an inspiration from Bo Diddley. He had chopped and channeled his own versions of the ... Read More »

Randi Discusses “Imagine” with Cindy & Carlos Santana!

John Lennon‘s most iconic song, “Imagine,” has been reimagined by Cindy Blackman Santana, with help from her husband, Carlos Santana as part of SongAid and WhyHunger’s Rapid Response Fund to fight the global hunger crisis exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Randi Interviews Cindy Blackman Santana and her husband Carlos Santana about their rendition of John Lennon’s “Imagine” to help end ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear Ronnie Wood on ROLLING STONES: 73 Equals 45

Today is Ronnie Wood‘s 73rd birthday, and also the 45th anniversary of his first full show as a member of The Rolling Stones — June 1st, 1975 at the LSU Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, his 28th birthday. Woody, who was also a member of The Faces at the time, replaced Mick Taylor, who had joined the band in ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear Robert Plant & Jimmy Page Reflect on LED ZEPPELIN: Behind the Re-Celebration…

With Led Zeppelin‘s 2012 concert film, Celebration Day, being screened on their YouTube channel for three days starting Saturday at 3 p.m. ET, here’s what led up to that historic night in 2007. December 14th, 2006: Ahmet Ertegun, the co-founder of Atlantic Records — Zeppelin’s label — died from complications following a fall at a Rolling Stones show in New ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear Alex Lifeson Reflect on RUSH: 40 Years of Permanent Waves

Rush celebrate the 40th anniversary of their seventh studio album, Permanent Waves, by releasing an expanded edition… Alex Lifeson on Permanent Waves. “With Permanent Waves we really wanted to be a little bit more economical with our songwriting. We wanted to pack in the same sort of dynamic that we would have in a song that was eight or nine ... Read More »