Archives

Author Archive for: "Real Deal"

RINGO STARR & JOE WALSH TALK FRANKLY ABOUT THEIR SOBRIETY

Rolling Stone has just published an interview conducted last fall with Ringo Starr and brother-in-law Joe Walsh discussing their sobriety. The chat was taped back on October 8th when Walsh and his wife Marjorie Bach — sister of Ringo’s wife Barbara Bach — were both honored in Manhattan by the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) and Facing Addiction. Ringo shed light […]

GEORGE HARRISON REMEMBERED ON HIS BIRTHDAY

Today (February 25th) would have been George Harrison’s 76th birthday. Harrison, the first of the Beatles to embrace Eastern philosophies and culture, will also be remembered for his humanitarian efforts, such as his 1971 Concert For Bangladesh for famine relief. Harrison died of cancer in 2001 at the age of 58. Over the course of […]

PETER FRAMPTON REVEALS DEGENERATIVE MUSCLE DISEASE, ANNOUNCES ‘FAREWELL TOUR’

Peter Frampton announced the initial dates of his final tour on Friday (February 22nd), and the the next morning revealed on CBS This Morning that he’s suffering from a degenerative muscle disease called Inclusion-Body Myositus, that slowly weakens the body’s muscles. Frampton was diagnosed over three years ago, after a series of falls that were out of character […]

DIANA ROSS PLAYS FINAL CONCERT WITH THE SUPREMES

It was 49 years ago tonight (January 14th, 1970) that Diana Ross gave her final performance as a member of the Supremes. The show took place at the Frontier Hotel in Las Vegas, and it was released the following April as the double-live album called Farewell. The show itself was emotional for all the Supremes, which at that time […]

GLENN FREY’S WIDOW BATTLING DOCTOR FOR $12 MIL IN WRONGFUL DEATH SUIT

The widow of late-Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey is seeking $12 million from the doctor she blames for her husband’s death. Friday (January 18th) will mark the third anniversary of Frey’s death at age 67 in New York City due to complications from Rheumatoid Arthritis, Acute Ulcerative Colitis and Pneumonia. Frey’s widow and the mother of his three children, Cindy […]