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Aretha Franklin

More Tributes Underway For Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin passed away on August 16th, but her memory and her music will live on forever. Reports are that a celebration of the singer’s life will take place over multiple days in Detroit, and that her body will likely lie in repose at the Charles H. Wright Museum for African American History... Read More

Early 70’s Music Biz Hiring — Pretty Amusing!

The early 70’s in the music business seemed like one long party. It’s not that we didn’t do our jobs, it’s just that everything seemed very loose and carefree while we were doing them. We worked hard for sure, but then there would be an afternoon game of bowling in the hallway — stuff like that... Read More

Steven Tyler Pushes Fan Who Tries to Nab a Selfie

Steven Tyler performs with Aerosmith in 2012. CC BY SA 3.0 Credit: Mick man34 Video has emerged of Steven Tyler shoving away a fan who tried to nab a selfie during Aerosmith’s visit to the Today Show on Wednesday. The fan jumped out of the crowd in front of Tyler, put his arm around the rock star... Read More

CDJ Today: August 17 in Classic Rock

Belinda Carlisle August 17, 1991 – AC/DC headline the Monsters of Rock festival at Castle Donington in the U.K. with a strong bill – Metallica, Mötley Crüe, Queensrÿche and The Black Crowes. August 17, 1985 – ZZ Top headline the Monster of Rock festival at Castle Donington in the U.K. Their bill... Read More
Phil Collins performs during the Little Dreams Foundation Benefit Gala

Phil Collins: If Genesis Were To Reunite

A topic that has been bandied about for a number of years, is once again coming around...namely, the possibility of a Genesis reunion. The last time the talented and pioneering prog-rock group hit the road was 11 years ago for their Turn It On Again Tour and, given the well-documented health issues... Read More
The Kinks

The Kinks Debut Previously Unreleased 1968 Track “Time Song”

The Kinks are celebrating their album’s 50th anniversary with the announcement of a The Kinks Are the Village Green Preservation Society reissue. As part of the announcement, they shared a previously unreleased track from 1968. The remastered “Time Song” reminds us of how precious life is with... Read More
Lennon And McCartney

Paul McCartney And John Lennon's Kids "Come Together" For A Selfie

Beatles fans, rejoice! Sean Ono Lennon and James McCartney posted a selfie to Instagram, stunning fans with their striking resemblance to their famous fathers. Lennon uploaded the picture from what appears to have been taken during a jam session with the caption: "Peakaboo..." The photo has already... Read More