Month: March 2017

Bobby Kimball Shows Love To Toto 5 “Isolation” & Talks New Solo CD

One has to be curious about singers who leave bands. Do they still listen to their old com-padres? Do they dare listen to their replacements? When it comes to former Toto singer Bobby Kimball the answer is yes. After his forced departure from the group at the high point of their career – following the multi-winning Grammy album “Toto IV,” (from 1982) Kimball says he still listened to Toto. In our exclusive interview with Kimball he tells us how he felt about that next album “Isolation” and his replacement Fergie Frederiksen. Kimball is set to release his new solo...

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Boston Drummer Sib Hashian Dead at 67 After Collapsing On Cruise Ship Stage

He was the guy who played the drums on the first two Boston albums. Last night Hashian was on stage with another former band mate from that group Barry Goudreau, who was also on those first two LP’s, when the drummer collapsed in the middle of their set and died. CPR was performed and a defibrillator was used to no avail. The pair were on the “Legends of Rock Cruise” in the Western Caribbean to play Boston’s greatest hits He was born John Thomas ‘Sib’ Hashian on August 17, 1949. The Armenian/Italian-American actually replaced Boston’s original drummer Jim Masdea...

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Today In Music History: Toto Releases a New Classic Toto XIV (Band History & Album Review Video)

RELEASED March 23, 2015 More on John Beaudin http://www.johnbeaudin.com… REVIEW – TOTO – XIV – Frontiers Music – by John BeaudinMarch 24, 2015 – You can call the band Toto a lot of things but underachievers they are not. Individual members have played on over 5000 albums with half a billion in sales, not to mention 35 million of the groups own projects. These guys have never known the term “fair-weather” when it comes to their craft. Just a passing glance at Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller,’ for instance, shows a huge Toto influence. Steve Porcaro co-wrote and plays on ‘Human...

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Randy Meisner Talks About Joining The Eagles, Poco & the Fans – Our Lost Interview – Part One

In August of 2000 I had the pleasure of talking to former Eagles member Randy Meisner. I have the audio (at last) from that day and here is part one of our chat. Randy talks about joining Poco, leaving unsatisfied and hooking up with Linda Ronstadt and eventually forming the eagles with Don, Glenn and Bernie. We asked Randy if he gets irked by autograph seekers? Randy – No, it is like part of your gig. They are the fans and they are the ones that make you. When I was with the Eagles like in Japan I remember...

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