“The solo is arranged so it’s really in-your-face guitar,” says Chaquico. “We argued over every second of it at one point.”
Here’s our Oct. 15, 2012, update on vinyl records, CDs, Blu-rays, DVDs and music-related books. Featured artists include Rolling Stones, Johnny Cash, Peter Garbriel and Freddie Mercury.
A new documentary focusing on the stories of fans of The Beatles will make its debut Oct. 2, 2012.
A fully restored edition of the long out-of-print feature film will arrive this fall in theaters and for home viewing, along with a deluxe edition featuring 45 RPM EPs of the music.
Fantasy Records will reissue a remastered and expanded edition of Vince Guaraldi Trio’s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” Oct. 9, 2012. The new deluxe CD features 24-bit remastering from the original 1965 analog stereo master tapes and three holiday bonus tracks …
Just when you thought there could be no further interpretations of any Beatles album, along comes rock guitarist Andy Timmons to give it a respectable ride.
Diamond has scheduled 10 concert dates that coincide with the release of the 40th anniversary remastered edition of Diamond’s “Hot August Night” live album.
Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre is touring Europe with The Legends of Rock and Martin Barre’s New Day, but not with Ian Anderson’s “Thick As A Brick” tour. Barrie takes the high road when talking about the rift between band members, but still counts Tull drummer Doane Perry in his corner.
For the 40th anniversary of Jethro Tull’s ‘Thick As A Brick’ album, vocalist and flutist Ian Anderson has conceived an ambitious sequel and StCleve.com, a reimagining of the original album cover. The fate of character Gerald Bostock is now in the hands of The Ian Anderson Band, now on a worldwide tour.
Anyone who ever doubted the transformative power of Bob Dylan’s music need only look to Ke$ha. Yes, Ke$ha.