Peter Frampton has released the instrumental version of "Georgia on My Mind" that he recorded for his new album, All Blues, which is out this Friday.
Mountain Jam, which for years has been held at Hunter Mountain in New York State, will move to the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts -- on the grounds of the firstWoodstockfestival -- on June 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th. Among the acts are Gov’t Mule, The Avett Brothers, Phil Lesh & Friends and Willie Nelson.
Neil Young’sAfter the Gold Rush, which will turn 50 in September 2020, is the subject of some writing he did on his website. He calls the album “one of my early highwater marks as I look at it now.” Young adds that there are additional songs from the sessions on Crazy Horse’s still-unreleasedEarly Dazealbum.
Bob Weir tells GQhis latest group,Wolf Bros., with Don Was on bass and Jay Lane on drums, came to him in a dream. Weir also says he and John Prine are writing songs for the band.
Moody Blues bassist John Lodge is working on a new album. He’ll tour the U.S. this summer with Yes, Asia and Carl Palmer’s ELP Legacy.
Roxy Music guitarist Phil Manzanera will be part of the South African Liberation Project of Friendship and Solidarity tour in Italy in July.
Robby Krieger and his friend Scott Medlock have been raising money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital for years through their annual golf tournament, but now it’s Medlock who needs help. Kriegersays, “Scotty has been diagnosed with stage-four cancer. If you have the means, I hope you can donate to Scotty's GoFundMecampaign and help him in his time of need.”
Heartbreakers drummer Steve Ferrone[pr: feh-roni] will be inducted into the Music Walk of Famein his hometown of Brighton, England on July 10th. Previous inductees include Jimmy Page, David Gilmour,Jeff Beck and The Who.
The Seattle Mariners will host a Duff McKagan Nightat T-Mobile Park on June 17th. The package includes a ticket to the game, a ticket to McKagan's June 16th gig at the Showbox, a limited-edition Mariners-Duff T-shirt and a copy of his new solo album,Tenderness.
Bruce Springsteen was at Bob Seger’s show Saturday night in Holmdel, New Jersey, not far from where Springsteen lives. However, unlike the many shows Seger has played in the New York-New Jersey-area in the past, Springsteen did not join him on stage. But Seger did thank him during the show for attending.