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OUT TODAY: JOHN MELLENCAMP’S ‘STRICTLY A ONE-EYED JACK’

Out today (January 21st) is John Mellencamp’s 25th album, Strictly A One-Eyed Jack, which features three new collaborations with Bruce Springsteen. The new team-ups come after a series get-togethers by the pair in their respective parts of the country. Back on September 16th, Springsteen and Mellencamp were spotted in Bay Head, New Jersey. The two…read more »

ELTON JOHN BACK ON THE ROAD

Elton John is back on the road after nearly two years. Ultimate Classic Rock reported the “Rocket Man” — who had played his last full-scale concert back on March 7th, 2020 in Parramatta, Australia — relaunched his “Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour” on Wednesday night (January 19th) at New Orleans’ Smoothie King Center. In addition…read more »

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, STEVE PERRY!!!

Happy 73rd birthday Saturday (January 22nd) to former-Journey frontman, the great Steve Perry. 2022 finds Perry riding high on the success of his fall 2018 comeback album, Traces, which was his first Top 10 solo album. The album entered the Billboard 200 Albums Chart at Number Six and the magazine’s Current Rock Album Chart at…read more »

SAM COOKE REMEMBERED

Saturday (January 22nd) marks what would have been legendary soul singer Sam Cooke’s 91st birthday. Born in Clarksdale, Mississippi in 1931, he was one of seven children raised by parents Annie Mae Cook and Charles Cook, Sr., a Baptist minister. Cook — he added the “e” later on for show business reasons — began his…read more »

FLASHBACK: THE FIRST ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY

It was 36 years ago Sunday tonight (January 23rd, 1986) that the first inductees entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in a ceremony held at New York City’s Waldorf-Astoria. The inaugural class of the Hall of Fame featured rock’s forefathers: Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Little Richard, Fats Domino, Buddy Holly, the Everly Brothers,…read more »

FOO FIGHTERS’ NET WORTH’S REVEALED

The Foo Fighters’ individual net worths were tabulated by MetalCastle.net. Not surprisingly, after 25 years in the business, the Foos have reaped the rewards befitting a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted massive touring machine. The band’s founder and leader Dave Grohl leads the pack with a massive $320 million fortune. A while back he…read more »

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