October 18, 1974 – Al Green’s ex-girlfriend bursts into his bathroom and pours a pot of boiling grits in the tub, burning him badly, before going to the next room and killing herself with his gun. It leaves Green with severe burns that require months of hospitalization, and also spurs him to focus his career on Gospel music and preaching … Continue reading CDJ Today: October 18 in Classic Rock
Jeff Lynne’s ELO have released a live version of the classic ELO tune “Turn To Stone” in advance of the group’s forthcoming live album and concert film. You can hear the live track below. The release of Wembley or Bust, due out November 17, was announced last week. The album and concert film will be … Continue reading Hear Jeff Lynne’s ELO Perform “Turn to Stone” Live at Wembley
Jeff Lynne’s ELO will release a new live album and concert film on November 17, it was announced Friday. Wembley or Bust will be available on CD, DVD, Blu-ray, vinyl and digitally and is available for pre-order now. The album was recorded at London’s iconic Wembley Stadium in June of this year. It features hits … Continue reading Jeff Lynne’s ELO Announces ‘Wembley Or Bust’ Live Album and DVD
When Electric Light Orchestra was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Friday night they took the opportunity to pay tribute to the late, great Chuck Berry during their performance with an ELO-esque rendition of “Roll Over Beethoven.” Chuck Berry, widely considered the grandfather of rock and roll, died March 18th at … Continue reading ELO Pays Tribute to Chuck Berry at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
Jakob Dylan, Dhani Harrison, The Head and the Heart, The Lumineers, Taj Mahal and The Shelters are the latest artists to be announced as performers for the 2017 MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute in honor of Tom Petty. The event will take place February 10th at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The MusiCares Person … Continue reading Jakob Dylan, Dhani Harrison Added to MusiCares Tribute to Tom Petty Lineup
On February 9, 2014 The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute to the Beatles aired on CBS. The tribute commemorated the legacy of the Beatles and marked the 50 year anniversary of their first performance on the Ed Sullivan Show. Watch Jeff Lynne, Joe Walsh and Dhani Harrison perform “Something” below.
The Beatles may have famously refused to join the world of music streaming for years, but fans of the Fab Four received an early Christmas gift last week when much of the band’s catalog became available on streaming services including Spotify and Apple Music for the first time. And while the Beatles are securing a … Continue reading 5 Great Albums You Still Can’t Stream