Author Archives: Jim Cartwright

CLASSIC CUTS: Don’t Ask Me No Questions

CLASSIC CUTS: Don’t Ask Me No Questions

Lynyrd Skynyrd: “Don’t Ask Me No Questions” Ronnie Van Zant wasn’t afraid to stand up and say what needed to be said. Album: Second Helping Year: 1974 Writers: Gary Rossington and Ronnie Van Zant Stats: The first single off Second Helping didn’t chart — unlike the second, “Sweet Home Alabama,” which went Top 10. Background:…Read more »

Luke Perry in Banned Twisted Sister Video

Luke Perry in Banned Twisted Sister Video

Back in the day MTV played videos, some of those didn’t make the play list.  Like this one from Twisted Sister’s “Be Chrool To Your Scuel”. The video also include our favorite night time radio host Alice Cooper, Bobcat Goldthwaite, and musicians like Billy Joel, Brian Setzer ans Clarence Clemons all took part. Look for…Read more »

MOTLEY CRUE: Share Tease of New Song

MOTLEY CRUE: Share Tease of New Song

Motley Crue have shared a snippet of one of the new songs from the upcoming soundtrack to The Dirt. The new video has scenes from them recording “The Dirt (Est. 1981)” last year. The track also features rapper Machine Gun Kelly, who plays Tommy Lee in the film. Details about the soundtrack release are expected next week. The Dirt debuts on Netflix on March…Read more »

The Nigh Rock Was Shut Out Of The Grammy Awards Show

The Nigh Rock Was Shut Out Of The Grammy Awards Show

How Dose This Happen? You have to be kidding me! Rock was for the most part, shut out of the 2019 Grammy awards show! Not only the awards show! Only one of the categories with rock band nominations was presented during the PRE SHOW. The Red Hot Chili Peppers were the only rock band featured on the…Read more »

WATCH: Ozzy & Jack Osbourne Find Original Crazy Train Tapes

WATCH: Ozzy & Jack Osbourne Find Original Crazy Train Tapes

“Crazy Train” was the first single from Ozzy’s debut Blizzard of Ozz.  The song was written by Ozzy and Randy Rhoads.  The song is one of Osbourne’s best known and recognizable as a solo performer.  It was rated 9th greatest guitar solo ever by Guitar World.  When Ozzy and Jack Osbourne fin the original recording, they…Read more »

And away we go!

And away we go!

And away we go… Here’s the new trailer for the next chapter in Keanu Reeves’s John Wick franchise, John Wick: Chapter 3 Parabellum.  Take a look.Read more »

Led Zeppelin 50 years ago Saturday

Led Zeppelin 50 years ago Saturday

America got its first taste of Led Zeppelin 50 years ago Saturday when their self-titled debut album was released. The band came together the year before when Yardbirds’ guitarist Jimmy Page recruited his old friend from his session days, bassist John Paul Jones, along with drummer John Bonham and singer Robert Plant. Jimmy Page on…Read more »

Joe Walsh: Rock Hall Of Fame Is Controlled By Corporations.

Joe Walsh: Rock Hall Of Fame Is Controlled By Corporations.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the nominees for possible induction in 2019. In alphabetical order: The Cure Def Leppard Devo Janet Jackson Kraftwerk LL Cool J MC5 Stevie Nicks John Prine Radiohead Rage Against the Machine Roxy Music Rufus and Chaka Kahn Todd Rundgren The Zombies To be eligible for nomination,…Read more »

Tom Petty vaults, is coming listen to the first single “Keep a Little Soul”

Tom Petty vaults, is coming listen to the first single “Keep a Little Soul”

An American Treasure, a four-CD box set of unreleased music from the Tom Petty vaults, is coming September 28th. The 60-song, career-spanning collection will feature dozens of previously unissued recordings — alternate versions of classic songs, rarities, live performances and deep tracks. Petty’s daughter Adria, his wife Dana, and original Heartbreakers Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench all had a hand in compiling it. .…Read more »