Author Archives: Jim Cartwright

SAMMY HAGAR: Saddles Up the Buffalo … Springfield

SAMMY HAGAR: Saddles Up the Buffalo … Springfield

Sammy Hagar and The Circle have put together their sixth recording in their Lockdown Sessions. This time it’s a cover of the Buffalo Springfield’s “For What it’s Worth.” This recording follows an original song, “Funky Feng Shui,” The Who’s “Won’t Get Fooled Again,” Van Halen’s “Good Enough,” Bob Marley & The Wailers’ “Three Little Birds”…Read more »

LED ZEPPELIN: Blimp For Sale

LED ZEPPELIN: Blimp For Sale

A very cool piece of rock memorabilia is on the auction block — the original artwork of the cover of Led Zeppelin’s 1969 self-titled debut album. George Hardie‘s design, based on the historic 1937 photograph of the Hindenburg disaster taken by Sam Shere, is estimated to sell for between $20- and $30,000 when it goes up…Read more »

R.I.P. Brian Howe Not Paul Rodgers

R.I.P. Brian Howe Not Paul Rodgers

With the death of Wednesday of onetime Bad Company singer Brian Howe, rumors started to swirl that it was the band’s founder and current singer Paul Rodgers who had died. Despite some health issues of his own, Rodgers, who lives in British Columbia, posted a video to let everyone know he’s alive and well. A message from Paul clarifying his…Read more »

SAMMY HAGAR: Mas Margarita for Cinco de Mayo

SAMMY HAGAR: Mas Margarita for Cinco de Mayo

While Sammy Hagar, like the rest of us, will most likely be spending today (Tuesday) Cinco de Mayo at home, there’s no reason not to imbibe in a little cocktail. Sammy suggests using his Santo Mezquila to make a Santo Mezquila Margarita. Here’s the recipe: 1 oz of fresh lime juice 1/2 oz Fresh tangerine or…Read more »

Billy Gibbons  “Missin Yo’ Kissin’”

Billy Gibbons “Missin Yo’ Kissin’”

Billy Gibbons posted a performance video of “Missin Yo’ Kissin’” because of its “relevance to the current circumstance of quarantine/shelter-in-place” restrictions we are under. It was shot in San Antonio on November 11th, 2018 and features Matt Sorum on drums.Read more »

ROLLING STONES: Maybe a New Album, Maybe Not

ROLLING STONES: Maybe a New Album, Maybe Not

Though The Rolling Stones have been working on new songs — including the new single “Living in a Ghost Town” — it doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll release a new album. Mick Jagger, in an interview with Apple Music, says there could be a new album, but then says there may not be. Living in a…Read more »

We Have A Ratt  Problem

We Have A Ratt Problem

Ratt are the stars of a new Geico ad. The ad has a couple saying that they love their new home, but that they have a rat problem. That cuts to the band playing “Round and Round” in various locations in the house. Watch it now on YouTube.Read more »

EDDIE MONEY: Friends Pay Tribute

EDDIE MONEY: Friends Pay Tribute

Eddie Money’s family and friends — including Sammy Hagar, Kevin Cronin, Rick Springfield, George Thorogood, John Waite, Mickey Thomas, Greg Kihn and Metallica’s James Hetfield — gathered for a tribute concert last Thursday, five months after the Money Man’s death. Held at The Saban theater in Beverly Hills, A Star-Studded Tribute to Eddie Money was…Read more »