Do All The Deaths In Music Scare Ex-Genesis Guitarist Anthony Phillips

It’s been a very sobering situation in Rock and Pop music in the last few years with so many of our heroes dying. It’s certainly a lesson in mortality. I asked Phillips if it’s getting him a little nervous? CLIP Phillips has just released a remastered 2-disc deluxe edition of […]

Moody Blues’ Ray Thomas dead at 76 – Our Tribute

He died at his home after a battle with prostate cancer. His record company released the following statement, “It is with profound sorrow and sadness that Cherry Red Records and Esoteric Recordings regret to announce that Ray Thomas, founder member, flutist and vocalist of the Moody Blues, passed away suddenly […]

Producer Rick Hall, ‘Father of Muscle Shoals Music,’ Dead at 85

He had a wide Brush incorporating many genre’s under his umbrella including everything from Country, R&B and Pop via his Fame studio and publishing company which was responsible for an over 350 million record sales. We were talking tunes like Percy Sledge’s”When a Man Loves a Woman” and hundreds of […]

Bruce Dickinson Discusses His Stress To Stay In Iron Maiden During Mid 80’s

The singer eventually left the band 10 years later in 1993 and returned in 1999 but there were trying times for Dickinson during the band’s “Powerslave” era of 1984-85. He told Loudwire, “I was just very, very mentally exhausted by the whole … grind, if you like, of grinding out […]

Ritchie Blackmore Is Ready To Rejoin Deep Purple in 2018

Is it possible? Could Ritchie Blackmore actually rejoin Deep Purple? According to his wife he is ready. Watch the video for more info. John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 33 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from Broadcasting school as […]

Is The Old Journey Reuniting? Neal Schon Plans Who With Ex-Members Gregg Rolie & Deen Castronovo

There has been so much drama in the band Journey in the last year. So much so that many fans thought the group would break up? Now comes word that former singer and keyboardist Gregg Rolie and drummer Deen Castronovo will join Neal Schon for a benefit show. What does […]

Donald Fagen Describes Painful Last Meeting With A Very Ill Walter Becker

Losing a long time band-mate can be as painful as saying goodbye to ones spouse. There’s always much history there, trust, understanding, discovery etc. Donald Fagen opened up to Rolling Stone magazine about his last meeting with his, then, very sick band-mate Walter Becker who we lost on September 3rd […]

Three Dog Night’s Chuck Negron Reflects on Jackie Wilson & Paul Williams

Three Dog Night’s Chuck Negron Reflects on Meeting Jackie Wilson & Singing Paul Williams Tunes It takes a lot to make a great singer. In this age of auto-tune a Disney princess can have a number one song without anyone really knowing if they have any real talent or singing […]

All The Musicians We Lost In 2017 – Our Tribute – Year End Review

It was a tough year again in Rock and Roll. Losing Malcolm Young of AC/DC, Gregg Allman of the Allman Brothers, Tom Petty etc has got to hurt. Here is our “Year in Review” of the top musicians we lost in 2017. John Beaudin has been in major market radio […]