Shark Loves You yeah yeah yeah

THE BEATLES almost got back together in 1976 . . . six years after they broke up . . . but their reunion was prevented by a GREAT WHITE SHARK. According to RINGO STARR, a promoter offered them...

Bruce listened

Happy birthday to Roy Bittan, E Street Band keyboards.  He’s 71 today.  Born to Run was the first Bruce Springsteen album to feature pianist Roy Bittan and drummer Max Weinberg as members of the E Street Band. Bittan recalls that...

It wasn't all bad

Ringo Starr says the reason the new Beatles documentary, Get Back, has been postponed from its opening in September until August of next year is because director Peter Jackson has been locked out of his studio due...

She just wants a payday.

Elton John’s ex-wife Renate Blauel has broken her three-decade silence about their marriage and launched legal proceedings against him. While not going into details about what the suit is about, her lawyer says she felt the need to seek...

Thanks for Nuthin'

Former Clash guitarist and singer Mick Jones was born on June 26th, 1955. The song “Should I Stay or Should I Go” has an interesting history. It was on the album Combat Rock in 1982 and peaked...

That's How They Got Their Name

Original Foreigner multi-instrumentalist Ian McDonald, who co-wrote “A Long, Long Way From Home,” was born on June 25th, 1946. McDonald was also an original member of King Crimson.That song was the first song Mick Jones and Lou Gramm wrote...

You're The Bloody Lead Singer!!

Zombies singer Colin Blunstone is 75 today (June 24th, 1945). Their biggest hit was “Time of the Season”, number 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1968. His vocal didn’t come easy. In fact, it almost didn’t...

Ball or Box

The late Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter was born today  (June 23rd, 1941.) The music to the song “Box of Rain” was written by bassist Phil Lesh to sing to his dying father. It was on American...

Schmoozey Guy

Happy Birthday to Ann Wilson of Heart.  She celebrates 70 (June 19th) The songs her and her sister nanvy write tend to be about guys they like but mostly guys the do not. By the time Heart...

Small Talk

Sir Paul McCartney turns 78 today.  When he and John Lennon wrote Beatles songs, he felt that the title was very important.  The song title: “Eight Days a Week” came from something a chauffeur said to him...