All posts by Chris LeDrew

  • Check out The Pixies’ New Single, “Bagboy”

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 34 Written by the Pixies and recorded at Rockfield Studios, Wales, UK, October 2012, the single “Bagboy” was produced by Gil Norton and features Black Francis on vocals, Joey Santiago on guitars/backing vocals, David Lovering on...

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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  • The Civil Wars’ New Single “The One That Got Away” Making Waves

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 38 “The One That Got Away,” the new single from The Civil Wars, is the #1 most added song at Triple A Radio upon release and debuted at #30 at the BDS Triple A Chart after only...

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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  • George Thorogood’s First Two Albums to be Re-Released in Late July

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 503 *LOS ANGELES, Calif. — When George Thorogood and the Delaware Destroyers burst onto the national scene in 1977, roots rock music was all but absent from contemporary radio. Yet, the focus and excitement that...

    • Posted July 1, 2013
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  • Concert Review: Sting at Mile One Centre, St. John’s, Newfoundland

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 489 Just before crossing the Atlantic to start a European tour, Sting and his all-star band stopped off in St. John’s, Newfoundland on Wednesday to give the crowd at Mile One Centre two hours of...

    • Posted June 27, 2013
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  • The Real Reason for Robert Plant’s Tears During “Stairway to Heaven”

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 16,540,362 On December 2, 2012, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin were among the artists celebrated at the 35th annual Kennedy Centre Honors in Washington, D.C. Among the musicians chosen to pay tribute to Led...

    • Posted June 24, 2013
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  • Artists on Social Networking Sites: You’re Doing it Wrong

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 41 Now that social networking is basically synonymous with human interaction in virtually all corners of the globe, it is obviously a popular place for those in the entertainment business to sell their wares to...

    • Posted June 20, 2013
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  • How the Boss Handles His Fans

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 49 We all know how fans can be a pain in the ass to a celebrity. The celeb walks out of a hotel lobby only to be mobbed by freaks with the same old questions...

    • Posted June 19, 2013
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  • How Nike Sparked the Sellout “Revolution”

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 6,310 In 1987 Nike licensed the Beatles song “Revolution” for one of its television ads. The cost to Nike was $500,000, to be split between the two companies who controlled the rights to the song:...

    • Posted June 18, 2013
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  • One-on-One With Former Eagles Guitarist Don Felder (Part 2)

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 310,752 (This is Part 2 of my interview with legendary guitarist Don Felder. Click HERE for introduction and Part 1!) Chris: I’d like to switch over to Road to Forever, if you don’t mind. I read your book when...

    • Posted June 17, 2013
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  • Joni Mitchell’s Skewed Perception of Bob Dylan

    ARTICLE VIEWS: 970,963 “All I can do is be me, whoever that is.” (Bob Dylan) Joni Mitchell is the only confessional singer/songwriter besides Jackson Browne who can break through my protective barrier of musical cynicism and make me...

    • Posted June 14, 2013
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