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Randi’s Rock Report: Led Zep’s “Ten Years Gone” Hear Black Crowes Guitarist Rich Robinson Reflect on Working with Jimmy Page…

Although Led Zeppelin never released “Ten Years Gone” as a radio track, it was one of the featured cuts on Jimmy Page and The Black Crowes’ 1999 Live at the Greek album. Black Crowes guitarist Rich Robinson credits drummer Steve Gorman with helping to get it into their repertoire for that tour. Black Crowes guitarist Rich Robinson on playing Led Zeppelin’s “Ten Years Gone” ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: HBD Mark Knopfler! Hear Mark Discuss “Money for Nothing”…

A classic song can come to its writer any number of ways. Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits talks about how the idea for “Money for Nothing” fell into his lap. Mark Knopfler of Dire Straits explains his inspiration for “Money for Nothing.” “Sometimes, some songs have like a situation. You walk into a situation and you see it. ‘Money for ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear Cheap Trick’s Rick Nielsen Reflect on Music & Family…

Forty years ago today, August 12th, 1980, Cheap Trick‘s Rick Nielsen and Bun E. Carlos were in New York City at the Hit Factory for a recording session with John Lennon. While it was a dream for Nielsen to play with a member of The Beatles, it wasn’t an easy decision. Rick Nielsen on missing the birth of his son ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: Hear Slash Discuss “Live & Let Die” as Trump’s Not Letting it Die…

Axl Rose has never held his tongue about his distaste for President Trump. So expect some more noise soon. This past May, after the Guns n’ Roses rendition of Paul McCartney‘s “Live and Let Die” was played during Trump’s visit to the Honeywell factory in Phoenix to witness the production of anti-COVID-19 N95 masks, GnR came out with a T-shirt ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: HEART: Still Magical! Hear Ann Wilson reflect on “Magic Man” and their music career…

Heart‘s first single, “Magic Man,” hits a milestone! Released in July 1975, singer Ann Wilson asks, “Can you believe it’s been 45 years since our first 45 record was released?!”It seems like only yesterday I was writing ‘Magic Man’ in Vancouver BC. It was the third song written for Dreamboat Annie. (‘Here Song’ and ‘How Deep it Goes’ were the ... Read More »

Randi’s Rock Report: ROLLING STONES: Scarlet Comes to Life! See the video here:

The Rolling Stones have released the video for “Scarlet,” their 1974 song featuring Jimmy Page on guitar. Starring Irish actor Paul Mescal, it was filmed with a socially distanced shoot at London’s iconic Claridge’s hotel. “Scarlet” is one of three previously unreleased songs on the deluxe reissue of their Goats Head Soup album on September 4th. Randi’s Rock Report: Music ... Read More »