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To the delight of fans all across the globe, a happy and healthy Paul McCartney returned to the concert stage this weekend. Saturday's show (July 5th) marked his first concert since his hospitalization due to a viral infection this past spring in Japan, which forced the...
Happy Birthday to Ringo Starr, who turns 74 today (July 7th). Ringo will be celebrate his birthday today in Los Angeles, and as usual, he's inviting fans across the globe at 12 Noon, local time, to take part in a "Peace & Love" celebration, where everyone flashes the peace...
It was 43 years ago today (July 3rd, 1971) that Jim Morrison was found dead in the bathtub of his apartment in Paris, France by his longtime companion, Pamela Courson. The local coroner ruled the official cause of death for the 27-year-old Doors frontman as "heart attack induced...
Two busses from the current Styx, Foreigner, Don Felder tour caught fire yesterday (July 2nd), with the first bus igniting and destroying the second in Philadelphia. Styx’s publicist told Ultimate Classic Rock: "No one was hurt and there’s no cause determined yet. It’s a Styx...
Over 1.1 million fans have seen the Eagles' 40th anniversary History Of The Eagles shows since the tour's kick of in July 2013, with a total gross so far of over $145,000,000, according to Noise 11. The band's manager Irving Azoff commented, "More than a million worldwide fans...
Gregg Allman has been hospitalized for an undisclosed illness and has been forced to cancel a series of Pacific Northwest gigs. Allman's Saturday show (July 5th) at Spokane, Washington's Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox is being postponed. Pollstar.com posted that tickets will...
John Mellencamp kicks off a brief summer tour tonight (July 3rd) in Niagara Falls, New York at Seneca Niagara Casino. Mellencamp played a couple of warm-up gigs last month in Thackerville, Oklahoma, and -- all told -- will play a total of seven dates throughout the summer,...
149 Bob Dylan acetates have been discovered in a building in New York's Greenwich Village, where Dylan rented space in the late-'60s or early ‘70s. The discs feature alternate mixes and unreleased material from Dylan's 1969 album Nashville Skyline and 1970's Self Portrait and...
It was 57 years ago Sunday (July 6th, 1957), in Liverpool, England, that John Lennon and Paul McCartney first met. McCartney was brought to the St. Peter's Church Garden Fete in the Liverpool suburb of Woolton by his and Lennon's mutual friend Ivan Vaughan, to watch Lennon's...