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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 »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear Robert Plant & Jimmy Page Reflect on LED ZEPPELIN: Behind the Re-Celebration…

With Led Zeppelin‘s 2012 concert film, Celebration Day, being screened on their YouTube channel for three days starting Saturday at 3 p.m. ET, here’s what led up to that historic night in 2007. December 14th, 2006: Ahmet Ertegun, the co-founder of Atlantic Records — Zeppelin’s label — died from complications following a fall at a Rolling Stones show in New ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear Alex Lifeson Reflect on RUSH: 40 Years of Permanent Waves

Rush celebrate the 40th anniversary of their seventh studio album, Permanent Waves, by releasing an expanded edition… Alex Lifeson on Permanent Waves. “With Permanent Waves we really wanted to be a little bit more economical with our songwriting. We wanted to pack in the same sort of dynamic that we would have in a song that was eight or nine ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Who Is 75? Pete Townshend! Hear Pete Reflect on His Music…

Pete Townshend famously wrote “I hope I die before I get old” in The Who’s “My Generation.” Well, despite years of drugs and alcohol abuse, he’s made it to 75. Randi’s Rock Report – Hear Your Favorite Musicians Reflect on Music, Life, Career… Born on this day, May 19th, 1945, here he is reflecting on some of what’s taken place ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear Randy Bachman Share The Story of “American Woman”

Randy Bachman marked the 50th anniversary of The Guess Who‘s “American Woman” reaching number-one (the last three weeks of May 1970) with a lengthy interview for Canada’s Global TV. Randi’s Rock Report: Hear YOUR favorite CLASSIC ROCKERS reflect on their music! Linked from his Instagram feed, the interview begins with the accident that led to the creation of the classic guitar riff, and ... Read More »