Saturday, December 30, 2017

Ringo Starr has been knighted

Congratulations, Ringo Starr! The former Beatle can now call himself Sir Richard. 
Details from the New Year Honours here:

Friday, December 15, 2017

The Zappa Roxy shows on 7 CD's

All the Zappa/Mothers shows at the Roxy in December 1973 will be released in a box set.
Yes, one more monster release from the Zappa Family Trust. We just got the Halloween '77 set and now this.
Read all about the Roxy Performances here.

Friday, December 08, 2017

New Hendrix album with 10 unreleased songs

Both Sides of the Sky is the title of the new Hendrix album that will be released on March 9, 2018.
Billboard reports that the album contains 13 tracks and that 10 of them have never been released before. Most of the songs feature the Band of Gypsys.

The new album is the third volume in a trilogy with material culled from the Hendrix archive. Valleys of Neptune was the first one (2010) followed by People, Hell and Angels (2013).