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‘He seemed to have fallen in a rut': Foreigner’s Mick Jones on a Paul McCartney collaboration that never happened

‘He seemed to have fallen in a rut': Foreigner’s Mick Jones on a Paul McCartney collaboration that never happened

Long before he co-founded Foreigner, Mick Jones palled around with the Fab Four during the heady days of Beatlemania in 1964. Fast forward a decade, and he could be found working as a sideman on George Harrison’s Dark Horse album. Hopes to collaborate with Paul McCartney, however, have yet to work out.

‘We did not expect this': Styx, Foreigner, Eagles’ Don Felder collaborate on new music

Styx, Foreigner and the Eagles’ Don Felder didn’t just announce a blockbuster summer tour this week. They’ve also recorded a new collaborative version of “Hotel California,” and they’re thrilled with the results.

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas – Loveless Fascination (2013)

Starship featuring Mickey Thomas – Loveless Fascination (2013)

“It’s Not the Same As Love,” the new Starship album’s lead track, bursts out with a lean, tough attitude — and Mickey Thomas rarely takes his foot off the gas again. Forget MTV-era hits like “We Built this City” and “Sara.”

‘I thought they were going to take me with them!': Foreigner’s Mick Jones on meeting the Beatles

‘I thought they were going to take me with them!': Foreigner’s Mick Jones on meeting the Beatles

At just 19 years old, guitarist Mick Jones found himself opening for Beatles at the Paris Olympia as a sideman with Silvie Vartan. Before you knew it, they were drinking buddies.

‘I’m so proud of what Lou and I achieved': Foreigner’s Mick Jones, Lou Gramm to reunite for first time in decade

‘I’m so proud of what Lou and I achieved': Foreigner’s Mick Jones, Lou Gramm to reunite for first time in decade

Foreigner’s Mick Jones will reunite with the band’s original frontman Lou Gramm for the first time since 2003. The occasion: Their induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame on June 13, 2013.

Desert Island Discs: Guilty Pleasures Edition

Desert Island Discs: Guilty Pleasures Edition

Proof that every one’s guilty pleasure is their own: We reached almost no consensus on this particular version of Desert Island Discs, with only the Carpenters, the Electric Light Orchestra, Hall and Oates and Olivia Newton-John garnering more than one mention.

‘It’s what keeps me alive': Mick Jones on his return to Foreigner after heart surgery

‘It’s what keeps me alive': Mick Jones on his return to Foreigner after heart surgery

Foreigner guitarist Mick Jones says he seriously considered retirement after undergoing a bypass procedure in February.

New Music Monday: Squackett, Steve Smith, Robert Lamm, Gonzalo Rubalcaba

New Music Monday arrives chock full of of new music-y goodness, with highly anticipated sides from Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Ralph Bowen, Squackett, Steve Smith and Vital Information

Foreigner – Alive and Rockin' (2012)

Foreigner’s new live album is neither all that bad, nor all that good — probably worth the ticket price at the original concert venue, if you don’t pay too much attention, but instantly forgettable as a home listening experience.

Heart troubles for Foreigner co-founder Mick Jones, King's X drummer Jerry Gaskill

Both Foreigner guitarist and Mick Jones and King’s X drummer Jerry Gaskill are recovering from heart ailments.