New Billy Joel

New Billy Joel

Billy Joel is set to perform at this weekend’s 66th Annual Grammy Awards — presumably of “Turn the Lights Back On,” his first new song in 17 years, officially released on Thursday 2/1/24.

CHER AND SANTA

CHER AND SANTA

The 97th Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade on November 23rd will conclude with a performance by Cher, right around the time that Santa Claus appears. Cher’s first Christmas album, simply titled Christmas, was released October 20th.

CONCERT UPDATES

CONCERT UPDATES

Ann and Nancy Wilson of Heart will reunite for their first full show in four years for a  hometown show in Seattle on New Year’s Eve. AND The Eagles have added six more concerts to their Long Goodbye Tour. Steely Dan will open.

Wicked Witch of the West Coast

Wicked Witch of the West Coast

Police in California were puzzled to find an entire wooden shack had been abandoned in the middle of a residential street. No sign of the Ruby Slippers.

FREDDIE’S MUSTACHE COMB TO BE AUCTIONED

FREDDIE’S MUSTACHE COMB TO BE AUCTIONED

Freddie Mercury’s mustache comb is expected to sell for as much as $60,000 when it is auctioned off in September. The comb cost $100 when it was purchased new from Tiffany & Co 

PAUL REUBENS DEAD AT 70

PAUL REUBENS DEAD AT 70

The actor best known for portraying Pee-wee Herman is dead. He was undergoing treatment for cancer. He created and starred in the TV series “Pee-wee’s Playhouse” from 1986 to 1990 and parlayed that into two movies. In a statement Reubens prepared for after his death, he said “Please accept my apology for not going public…

Sinéad O’Connor,  Dies at 56

Sinéad O’Connor, Dies at 56

Sinéad O’Connor, the Irish singer of “Nothing Compares 2 U,” has died, The Irish Times reports. She was 56. Her cause of death has yet to be revealed. Her family said in a statement: “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Sinéad. Her family and friends are devastated and have…

BILLY JOEL SINGS THE FOUR SEASONS’ PRAISES

BILLY JOEL SINGS THE FOUR SEASONS’ PRAISES

Billy Joel has certainly put his money where his mouth is regarding his love for Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. The “Piano Man” talked in depth about his appreciation for the group in the liner notes for their new, career-spanning 44-CD, single LP box set, Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons – Working Our Way Back To…

JAMES TAYLOR SHOWS POSTPONED

JAMES TAYLOR SHOWS POSTPONED

James Taylor is being forced to postpone several upcoming shows after coming down with an illness. On Instagram, the singer shared he has a “severe case of laryngitis” and is being instructed to rest his voice. He added that pushing his shows back isn’t something he’s taking lightly but if he doesn’t take the days…

Tina Turner has died.

Tina Turner has died.

Tina Turner, died today after a long illness at her home in Küsnacht near Zurich, Switzerland. She was 83. Turner was diagnosed with intestinal cancer in 2016 and underwent a kidney transplant in 2017. Born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939, in Nutbush, Tennessee, Turner became famous in the late 1960s as the singer…