Rhino will release MC5 TOTAL ASSAULT: 50TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION, a limited-edition boxed set that features all three of the band’s albums pressed on colored vinyl.
The current — and official — YES lineup, now led by longtime guitarist Steve Howe, is celebrating the band’s 50th anniversary this summer with an innovative tour that features the return of founding keyboardist Tony Kaye, who guests with the current band consisting of YES veterans drummer Alan White, keyboardist Geoff Downes, vocalist Jon Davison, bassist Billy Sherwood. Howe explains the experience to Goldmine.
YES have revealed more exciting plans for their official 50th Anniversary celebration #YES50 by announcing that former member Trevor Horn will sit in with the band during their special two-night stand at The Fillmore in Philadelphia July 20 and 21.
On the 50th anniversary of their groundbreaking album, ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo,’ Byrds co-founders, Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman will perform the album in its entirety and tell the stories that brought the album to life.
Mac Rebennack was run out of his native New Orleans when he was 28 and told to never come back. In Los Angeles, after becoming the go-to guy of recording sessions, he rechristened himself Dr. John, The Night Tripper, and recorded his debut as a solo artist, one of the greatest albums of all-time, 1968’s “Gris-Gris.” Dr. John, now 77, goes over all the fine ingredients that make up this 50-year-old album.
2-CD Deluxe Edition and Limited Edition vinyl picture disc of
Grateful Dead’s second studio album will be available on July 13 via Rhino Records.
The year is 1968. The Yardbirds are having a very real communication breakdown. Jimmy Page then reforms the group into what would become the rock ‘n’ roll behemoth known as Led Zeppelin.
A little more than 50 years ago, The Rolling Stones went from producing sure-hit singles to bravely exploring a musical direction known as psychedelia with the strangely titled album, ‘Their Satanic Majesties Request.’
The making of the Magical Mystery Tour and the unmaking of The Beatles.
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Rolling Stones album “Their Satanic Majesties Request,” ABKCO is releasing a limited edition deluxe double vinyl/double hybrid Super Audio CD package on September 22.