2021 – Tim Bogert, who was part of such major acts as Vanilla Fudge and Cactus and later in the super-group Beck, Bogert & Appice, died today of cancer. He was 76. His death was confirmed by his former bandmate Carmine Appice. At his death, he was working with Beck and Appice on a forthcoming […]
2021 – Paul McCartney: ‘Once I’ve finished with my song, I don’t mind who makes what interpretation of it’
2021 – Sir Paul McCartney joins Nile Rodgers on Deep Hidden Meaning Radio on Apple Music 1. During the discussion, Paul McCartney tells Nile how he came to own Elvis Presley’s double bass, and his hopes for it to go to a museum after his death. Nile reveals how he had his first kiss with […]
2020 – Paul McCartney is to be interviewed by Idris Elba for an hour-long BBC special covering his incredible life and career. Idris Elba meets Paul McCartney will air on U.K. TV on BBC One and BBC iPlayer in December. The show will also air as a radio broadcast on BBC Radio 2 and BBC […]
2020 – The Beatles legend has revealed he wanted to duet with the pop superstar as they were both set to headline the 50th anniversary of the iconic festival, which was sadly cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking together for Rolling Stone magazine, Taylor said: “Wow, it would’ve been so fun to play Glastonbury […]
2020 – Francis Rocco Prestia Jr. (March 7, 1951 – September 29, 2020) was an American bassist, best known for his work with the funk band Tower of Power. Biography Born in Sonora, California, Prestia started playing electric guitar as an adolescent. When he auditioned for Emilio Castillo’s band, Tower of Power, Castillo persuaded him […]
2020 – Paul McCartney credits Jeff Lynne for getting him to ask Ringo Starr to appear on ‘Flaming Pie’
2020 – The Beatles legend collaborated with his former bandmate on his 1997 solo album after the Electric Light Orchestra musician – who performed on and produced the record after previously contributing to ‘Beatles Anthology’ – suggested he got in touch. As quoted by The Sun newspaper, Paul said: “I’d been saying to Ringo for […]
2020 – Man creates new Led Zeppelin song using the power of artificial intelligence Mountain Man by Led Zepbot is just the latest in a series of crazed AI experiments There have been many landmarks in the history of artificial intelligence, from the formulation of the mathematical theory that inspired neural networks back in 1943, […]
2019 – American bass guitarist Larry Taylor died age 77. He is best known as a member of Canned Heat from 1967. Before joining Canned Heat he had been a session bassist for The Monkees and Jerry Lee Lewis. He was the younger brother of Mel Taylor, long-time drummer of The Ventures.
2016 – Greg Lake, who fronted both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake and Palmer, died aged 69 after a battle with cancer!
2016 – Greg Lake, who fronted both King Crimson and Emerson, Lake and Palmer, died aged 69 after a battle with cancer. One of the founding fathers of progressive rock, the band combined heavy rock riffs with a classical influence. They scored hit albums with Pictures at an Exhibition, Trilogy and Brain Salad Surgery and […]
2014 – The funeral for Jack Bruce was held in London, attended by Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and noted musicians Phil Manzanera, Gary Brooker, Vernon Reid and Nitin Sawhney among others. Dozens assembled at the Golders Green Crematorium paying a last tribute singing “Morning Has Broken”, “Strawberry Fields Forever” and “Theme for an Imaginary Western”. […]
2014 – Sir Paul McCartney topped a list of the richest bassists in the world with estimated wealth of $1.2 billion according to the website www.therichest.com. Coming in at No.2 were Sting and Gene Simmons, both with a net worth of $300 million, followed by Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, U2’s Adam Clayton and Flea from […]