Monday, February 28, 2011

Congratulations to Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross AND Edvard Grieg

So Trent Reznor and collaborator Atticus Ross garnish an Academy Award for best original score ...but they sampled a composition from 1876 ...

DJ Gaddafi and His Bikini Girls

A spoof video that shows Gaddafi singing hip hop from his balcony in front of a pair of scantily-clad gyrating girls has become an internet sensation with more than 950,000 hits. MORE HERE

Sunday, February 27, 2011

Keith 1977

February 27, 1977...Keith Richards arrested in Toronto for possession of heroin and cocaine.

Keith's Toronto arrest in 1977 led to some of his greatest recording's ...he covers Merle Haggard here...

Saturday, February 26, 2011

Jimmy Page single released February 26, 1965

1965, Guitarist Jimmy Page released a solo single called 'She Just Satisfies' in the UK. Page played all the instruments on it except for the drums, and produced the track, as well as singing lead vocals.

Etta James Report

A California court orders that jazz & rhythm and blues legend Etta James have a medical examination to assess level of care. A judge in Riverside, California has ordered that Etta James be given an immediate medical evaluation after her son's attorney told the court that the care she is receiving at home could be putting her in "serious danger." MORE HERE

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Hint for Jack White


He's done incredible work with Loretta Lynn and Wanda Jackson ...Rachel Sweet deserves the Jack White treatment...

Nick Lowe News

Nick Lowe's 1979 album Labour of Lust has been out-of-print for years, but it's finally being reissued by the Yep Roc label on March 15th. You can listen to one of those bonus tracks now. "Endless Grey Ribbon" was originally only on the U.K. version of the album, but returns to its proper place in the sequence on the reissue. Listen HERE

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Recorded February 22, 1974

1974, Former David Bowie guitarist Mick Ronson played the first of two nights at The Rainbow in London, England.