Scoop MarketingAfter months of talking about their highly anticipated 40th anniversary tour, The Eagles are finally doing it. The History of the Eagles tour will kick off July 6 in Louisville, Kentucky, and so far, it consists of 11 dates, with things wrapping up July 25 in Bethel, New York. Tickets go on sale Thursday, March 28, at 10 a.m. Visit EaglesBand.com for the latest ticketing information. read more ≫
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Image Courtesy of Yoko Ono via TwitterAs part of a series of Twitter messages imploring people to support gun control, Yoko Ono has posted a photograph of what appears to be the blood-stained glasses her late husband, John Lennon, was wearing when he was shot to death. The image, which may be the same one that comprises the cover of Ono's 1981 album, Season of Glass, shows the glasses resting on a windowsill in the apartment John and Yoko sh read more ≫
Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty ImagesAn expansive collection of historic documents and other material related to The Beach Boys will be auctioned off next month in London.
The UK newspaper The Independent reports recording contracts, sheet music, photos, handwritten lyrics and letters covering the first two decades of the band were discovered in a storage facility in Florida. read more ≫
RSO RecordsClassic records by The Bee Gees and Simon & Garfunkel are among the new entries picked for entry into the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry.
Each year, the Library of Congress selects for the Registry a handful of songs and albums that have been judged to be "cultural, aesthetic and/or historic American treasures." This year, The Bee Gees' 1977 soundtrack for Saturday Night Fever and Simon & Garfunkel's 1966 studio effort, Sounds of Silence, are two of the 25 chosen recordings. read more ≫
NBC Photo/Heidi GutmanAs Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band make their way across Australia this month, their doing so minus one very important member -- guitarist Steven Van Zandt. The Boss' longtime compadre and onstage foil is sitting the tour out so he can focus on filming the upcoming season of his popular Netflix TV series Lillyhammer, which is shot and takes place in Norway. read more ≫