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On This Day in History (05/17)

1936, Actor Dennis Hopper was born today. He died in 2010. 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its landmark Brown v. Board of Education Of Topekaruling. It declared that racially separated educational facilities are “inherently unequal.” The ruling reversed the high court’s 1896 “separate but equal” decision in Plessy v. Ferguson. 1955, Bill Paxton is born today. He dies in 2017. […]

DON HENLEY: GLENN FREY’S SON TO JOIN THE EAGLES FOR UPCOMING SHOWS

Confirming earlier reports, Glenn Frey‘s son, 23-year-old Deacon Frey, will indeed join the Eagles for their two Classic East/West concerts in Los Angeles and New York City this July. Bestclassicbands.com reported that on Monday (May 15th), Don Henley appeared on Dallas sports radio station KTCK and when asked, spilled the beans regarding Deacon’s involvement, saying, […]

FLASHBACK: PAUL McCARTNEY DISBANDS WINGS

It was announced 36 years ago today (April 27th, 1981), that Paul McCartney‘s solo band Wings had disbanded. McCartney and his first wife Linda had formed the group in the summer of 1971 with drummer Denny Seiwell and guitarist and Moody Blues co-founder Denny Laine. The McCartney’s and Laine remained the nucleus of the band’s […]

BRIAN WILSON: BACK ON THE ROAD, PLOTTING NEXT TWO ALBUMS

Brian Wilson is already thinking about his next two solo studio sets. The Beach Boys co-founder is currently out on the road touring behind the group’s 1966 masterpiece Pet Sounds with fellow group members Al Jardine and Blondie Chaplin. Wilson spoke about his love for his longtime touring ensemble, telling The Observer: “It’s been (almost) […]

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