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Bruce Springsteen, ZZ Top, Jeff Beck, Paul McCartney and more.
In a feature on his website called “Video of the Week,” Bruce Springsteen says “Atlantic City” is “my first video and still a favorite. It captured the tone and temper of the Nebraska album just right.”
Paul McCartney has just passed two-million followers on Twitter.
In celebration of Paul McCartney‘s first-ever show in Montana — Tuesday in Missoula — Mount Sentinel was renamed Mount McCartney for the day.
The Chicago and REO Speedwagon tour has started and it includes both bands doing an end-of-the-night encore together. It includes three songs from each — REO’s “Riding the Storm Out,” “Keep on Loving You” and “Roll With the Changes” and Chicago’s “Free,” “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is” and “25 or 6 to 4.”
ZZ Top’s Billy Gibbons met up with Jeff Beck in Los Angeles ahead of their tour opener Friday in Montana for a photo session for the cover of the next issue of Guitar World magazine.
Joan Armatrading says her next tour will be her final world tour. She starts September 20th in Pocklington, England and has dates through March 26th in London.
Manfred Mann will release their first album in 10 years, Lone Arranger, in October overseas. No U.S. date has been announced. It’s a collection of covers including The Doors‘ “Light My Fire” and “The Crystal Ship,” Free‘s “All Right Now” and T-Rex‘s “Bang a Gong.”
The House of Blues on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood will be torn down to make way for a block of apartments. It will close next year.