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Randi’s Rock Report: John Fogerty Discusses Shows…

25 years ago today (September 2nd), John Fogerty performed two Creedence Clearwater Revival classics — “Born on the Bayou” and “Fortunate Son” — at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s all-star grand opening concert at Municipal Stadium in Cleveland. He also joined Bruce Springsteen for a duet cover of Roy Orbison‘s “Pretty Woman.” He talks about using “Born on ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear New Blue Oyster Cult Music Here… ;)

Blue Oyster Cult have released the first two songs off their first studio album in 19 years, The Symbol Remains. Eric Bloom handles the vocals on “That Was Me,” and Buck Dharma is on the microphone for “Box in My Head.” The Symbol Remains will be out on October 9th.  Blue Oyster Cult – “That Was Me.” Blue Oyster Cult ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear “The Killers” Deliver Satisfaction…

The Rolling Stones have had their latest song, “Scarlet,” remixed for a second time. This time it’s by The Killers and their frequent remixer-producer Stuart Price (under his Jacques Lu Cont moniker) and I’ve got for ya! The first remix was done by The War on Drugs. Killers Deliver Satisfaction! “Scarlet” was recorded in 1974 and features Jimmy Page on ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: HBD Alex Lifeson! Geddy Lee Reflects on Limelight…

“Limelight” was written at a time when Rush was finally beginning to taste success for the first time. Geddy Lee tells us the song reflects drummer and lyricist Neil Peart’s difficulty in coping with that fame. Rush singer-bassist Geddy Lee on what Neil Peart was saying in “Limelight”’s lyrics. ”Alex and I have always adapted to the spotlight a little ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Guess Who 2021 Summer Tour Plans… Randy & Burton Discuss…

Former Guess Who members Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings appear confident that there will be live music next summer. Their Bachman Cummings tour is now set for summer 2021. Back in March, Bachman and Cummings seemed excited to be teaming up again, and sharing songs that helped define the late ’60s and ’70s. They’d originally planned to celebrate the 50th anniversary of “American ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Doors Guitarist Robby Krieger Reflects on “Break on Through”…

Released as The Doors’ first single in the U.S., it only got to number-126, missing the Billboard Hot 100. Its failure paved the way for their next single, “Light My Fire,” to “break on through” for the band. “Break on Through” was the first single of The Doors’ career and, initially, a flop. Robbie Krieger recalls that the song’s signature guitar riff was ... Read More »