Phil Collins Announces First Major North American Tour in 12 Years – We Look At The Setlist

It’s not a Genesis reunion but Phil and company will do 15-date on the U.S. version of the “Not Dead Yet, Live!” which will launch launch on October 5th in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and wind up October 28th in Los Angeles. Just a reminder the band still has guitarist Daryl […]

Original Yes Keyboardist Tony Kaye To Join Them On 50th Anniversary Tou

This is great news for many fans since there was criticism that the official version of the band actually had not original members from their first album in 1969. More on that later. The group also announced another special guest artist Roger Dean who designed many of their album covers. […]

Peter Gabriel’s Wife Cured From Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma via CAR T-Cell Therapy

This weekend in Vatican city Gabriel attended “The Fourth International Vatican Conference” which looked at science, technology via medicine that could impact culture and society. He talked about his wife Meabh Flynn being hit with excruciating pain in her shoulder. She was diagnosed with an especially aggressive form of non-Hodgkin […]

INTERVIEW: Kayak’s Ton Scherpenzeel: How They Almost Broke Up

Kayak have just released their 17th album appropriately titled “Seventeen.” We talked to their leader and only original member left Ton Scherpenzeel. John Beaudin has been in major market radio (Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary) for 35 years and a music journalist since 1989. He graduated from Broadcasting school as a […]

Nick Mason Forms Supergroup to Play Early Pink Floyd Music

The group is called Nick Mason’s “Saucerful of Secrets” after their second album. It was the transition album that would feature both Syd Barrett and his replacement David Gilmour from 1968. The new band which consists of Gary Kemp of Spandau Ballet, Lee Harris of the Blockheads, bassist Guy Pratt, […]

Interview: Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson on Guts Vs Talent In The Early Days

Did Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson Have More Bravery Than Talent In the Beginning? Anderson has always been transparent about his early skills on the flute as he was learning the instrument as the band was growing. I asked him if he had more guts than chops back then? (Clip 009) […]

Yes With Jon Anderson Announces Their Own 50th Anniversary Tour & New Music

YES Featuring Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin, Rick Wakeman are set for lots of tour dates and some CD, Vinyl and DVD releases. Their tour is called “QUINTESSENTIAL YES: THE 50th ANNIVERSARY TOUR” The 100 Show World Tour starts on June 3rd 2018 in Warsaw, Poland with shows in Scandinavia, Germany, […]

Ian Anderson On Jethro Tull’s Joy of Curiosity & Flute Friend James Galway

The band Jethro Tull has always been filled with a bunch of adventurous chaps. At the center of that was their leader Ian Anderson who is the only original member of left from the group. I asked Anderson about that sense of adventure and did he have it because, in […]

Interview: Ian Anderson Explains Jethro Tull’s Shortest Song – The Gorgeous “Grace”

“Thick As A Brick” is this monumental single piece that was split in two for the vinyl era. It’s over 43 minutes and it’s a journey. It went to #1 in the U.S. and #5 in the U.K. That was 1972. It’s Jethro Tull’s longest song but when I talked […]

INTERVIEW: Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson: Songwriting Was “Born Out Of Sheer Boredom”

It’s been 50 years for the band Jethro Tull and the band is celebrating with a worldwide tour. I talked to leader Ian Anderson recently about what kept him motivated for all those years. Sure there have been tons of great musicians come and go from the band but how […]