IN OTHER NEWS
Doors, Macca, Nicks and Styx.
Paul McCartney welcomed a few old friends backstage at his show last week in San Diego. Among them were George Harrison‘s older sister, Louise Harrison, Paul’s sister-in-law Laura (the sister of his late wife Linda) and Wings guitarist Laurence Juber.
The Doors will release “Ghost Song” backed with “Drums” for Record Store Day on November 28th, Black Friday. It will be limited to eight thousand copies.
Tommy Shaw of Styx stopped by the Allman Brothers Band‘s Big House Museum in Macon, Georgia the other day and got to play Duane Allman‘s Gold Top Les Paul. Later that day he performed it on stage in Macon on a version of the Allman’s “One Way Out.”
Stevie Nicks releases her new album tomorrow (Tuesday). 24 Karat Gold is a collection of older songs she recently recorded.
Jimmy Page will celebrate the publication of his self-titled official photographic autobiography by doing a question–and-answer session with Soundgarden singer and guitarist Chris Cornell on November 12th at the Theatre at the Ace Hotel in Los Angeles.
Allman Brothers and Gov’t Mule singer and guitarist Warren Haynes will hold his 26th annual Christmas Jam on December 13th at the U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, North Carolina. The Mule will perform along with Vince Gill, Billy and the Kids (featuring Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann) and many others. The show benefits the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity.