IN OTHER NEWS
David Crosby, Don Felder, Ringo and much more.
Chicago will tour on a double bill this year — but have not announced who their co-headliner will be. In previous years, they have teamed up with REO Speedwagon, Earth, Wind & Fire and Huey Lewis & The News. This year, Chicago will add songs from the other act to their set list.
Paul Stanley says the Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary show on Sunday was “great,” but adds that “KISS has NEVER been on! Apparently [producer] Lorne [Michaels] doesn’t think we’re cool enough.”
David Crosby and Graham Nash will do a benefit show on April 11th in San Francisco for Wavy Gravy‘s Seva Foundation, which aims to end world poverty.
Former Eagles guitarist Don Felder will open a few shows for The Doobie Brothers in Texas and Georgia in April and May. The two acts will also be part of the Rock Legends 3 Cruise, which sets sail from Fort Lauderdale, Florida this Thursday.
Judas Priest is mourning the death of stage manager Paul “Bomber” Jackson. The group calls his death last week “a total shock…Bomber not only did a great job and worked very long hours but he was also a friend. We all had plenty of fun times with him over the years. He will be sorely missed.”
Dave Davies says he has finally retrieved a shirt that was stolen from him in 1965. It’s the yellow frilly one that goes with the hunting jackets The Kinks used to wear.
Chris Fryar, the drummer from the Zac Brown Band, sat in with Ringo Starr and His All-Starr Band the other night in Birmingham, Alabama. He played on “With a Little Help From My Friends.”