IN OTHER NEWS
J. Geils, Yes, Robert Plant and more.
House Party Live in Germany, The J. Geils Band‘s 1979 performance on the German TV show Rockpalast, will be released on CD and DVD on February 24th.
Donny Osmond covers songs by Elton John, Peter Gabriel, Stevie Wonder, The Supremes and others on his new album, The Soundtrack of My Life. The Elton track he does is “Your Song,” and the Gabriel number is his 1986 duet with Kate Bush, “Don’t Give Up.”
The vinyl version of the Yes album Symphonic Live will be released on February 2nd. The album was recorded in 2001 at Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam.
Onetime Scorpions guitarist Michael Schenker will release his latest solo album, Spirit on a Mission, on March 24th. He’s backed by his current band Temple of Rock, which features a rhythm section of ex-Scorpions Herman Rarebell and Francis Buchholz plus former Rainbow singer Doogie White.
Robert Plant and Gov’t Mule will headline Mountain Jam at Hunter Mountain in Hunter, New York the weekend of June 4th.