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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 “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 »