At the Chicago Theatre: The phrase “Beatles tribute band” usually conjures images of costumes, bad wigs, and even worse pseudo-Liverpudlian accents.
Alberta Cross are a Swedish/English duo based in New York, and formed in 2005 by singer-songwriter and guitarist Petter Ericson Stakee and bassist Terry Wolfers.
“Moondance is a classic,” Van Morrison once said. “I put things together that nobody’s ever put together before. I’m proud of that.”
<<< BACKWARD (“Lunch With Gina”) ||| ONWARD (“The Steely Dan Show”) >>> *** STEELY DAN SUNDAY INDEX *** Becker and Fagen went for a big splash at the conclusion of Two Against Nature with Chris Potter’s never-ending sax solo to conclude “West of Hollywood.”
No matter how big Kiss has gotten, no many how many years have gone by, one pre-show ritual remains: The putting on of the makeup.
‘It was like a dream come true’: ELO’s Jeff Lynne on his career-changing introduction to George Harrison
For Jeff Lynne, meeting George Harrison led to a series of rock ‘n’ roll dream jobs, as he produced Tom Petty, Roy Orbison, the Beatles, Paul McCartney and the Traveling Wilburys, an all-star amalgam featuring Bob Dylan.
Creedence Clearwater Revival was a canny name, considering the way the band nudged rock — in a moment when their San Francisco brethren were pushing it further out in the space — back toward its R&B roots.
Much has been made of Adam Lambert’s triumphal stateside debut in September with Queen. But that wasn’t close to the biggest, most pressure-filled date during his collaborative stint with Brian May and Roger Taylor.
David Lee Roth on Van Halen’s 1978 tour with Black Sabbath: ‘He passed out deader than fried chicken’
Van Halen was in the midst of an early gig opening for Black Sabbath when, David Lee Roth says, something very funny happened.
Smile Empty Soul is an American post-grunge band from Santa Clarita, California formed in 1998, though most only know them for their hit single “Bottom of a Bottle”