JOHN FOGERTY has never been afraid to react to things happening around him in song. He’s just released a new tune that centers around current events. Check out “Weeping in the Promised Land”.
MICHAEL MCDONALD of the DOOBIE BROTHERS will perform a livestream show to celebrate his 69th birthday. “Home Alone 2 – Birthday Bash: A Party of One” will stream on Mandolin on February 12 at 9pm. Details here.
MILEY CYRUS’ album of METALLICA covers will include a guest appearance by ELTON JOHN on “Nothing Else Matters”.
BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN says he has a “big surprise” for fans this year . . . but it won’t be a tour. He’s looking ahead to 2022 for that
LINDSEY BUCKINGHAM has sold off his music catalog. And NEIL YOUNG has sold a 50% stake in his music catalog.
The Grammys have been rescheduled from January 31st to March 14th.
A list of essential albums that turn 40 this year includes Foreigner’s “4”, “Face Value” by Phil Collins, Van Halen’s “Fair Warning”, and the Stevie Nicks classic “Bella Donna”.