Classic Rock Nuggets

Elton John, who starts another leg of his farewell tour Friday in Boise, Idaho, posted a behind-the-scenes video of the stage set-up.

 

Bob Seger was joined by his buddy Kid Rock Friday night at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville for “Rock and Roll Never Forgets." Rock said, “It’s an honor to be here tonight, joining my friend and absolute musical hero here... Over 50 years, one of the best singer-songwriters in American history. Maybe his last time in Nashville. I sure hope not." Seger takes his farewell tour to Fort Wayne, Indiana on Tuesday.

Robert Plant joins his ex-girlfriend, Patty Griffin, for two songs -- "What Now" and "Coins" – on her self-titled album, which will be out March 8th.

Apple Music has released a 16-minute documentary about the transformation of Rami Malek into Freddie Mercury for Bohemian Rhapsody.

Clydie King -- who added vocals to such classics as The Rolling Stones’ “Tumbling Dice,” Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Sweet Home Alabama,” Linda Ronstadt’s “You’re No Good” and Elton John’s “The Bitch Is Back” -- died last Monday at age 75. She also worked on albums by Steely Dan, Joe Walsh and Bob Dylan -- who said she was his "ultimate singing partner. No one ever came close. We were two soulmates.” Dylan was reportedly married to her at one point and they had two children.

Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith interviewed Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts for his (Smith’s) DrumChannel.com show. And Smith is one of Stewart Copeland’s guests on his BBC TV show, On Drums.

 

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