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Eagles Turn Down Super Bowl and Wish for Grand Ole Opry

Don Henley says the Eagles have a goal for 2008 and that’s to play the Grand Ole Opry. The Eagles front man says the group recently turned down a stint at the Super Bowl. The sports even is the most watched on television but Henley said that the real honour for the band would be to play Nashville’s Opry. It’s not a stretch considering the band is often named as an inspiration for many country artists. The Eagles also have the biggest selling country album right now with the comeback CD “Long Road Out Of Eden.” The CD is...

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Toto’s David Paich Mastermind Behind TV’s “Movies Rock”

David Paich was a driving force behind the Toto sound and now he’s guiding the sound of a new TV project – “Movies Rock.” CBS will air the special on December 7th featuring some of the biggest hits in movie history. Paich, whose official title is Musical Coordinator will have some heavy hitters sings on the special including Elton John, Carrie Underwood, Beyonce and John Legend. Paich is enjoying the experience but says the biggest challenge was giving each song a different spin. Paich is still a member of Toto but does not tour with the band. The keyboardist...

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Eagles – Long Road Out of Eden – John Beaudin’s Review

I, like most, go back a long way with the Eagles. As a teenager when there were only 10 albums in my collection two of those were Eagles LP’s. The Eagles quota for most of us former bell-bottom, mullet-top, crotch rockers in the seventies was pretty good. I didn’t have a close friend in high school that didn’t own at least “Hotel California” or “One Of These Nights” The prolific early Eagles recorded one LP per year between 1972 -1977. (ok, one of those was the “Greatest Hits”) The Long Run followed in 1979 and after many years of...

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Glenn Frey Talks About the Eagles Return

“Long Road Out of Eden” the Eagles first full studio album since 1979’s “The Long Run” is set to be released on October 30 and Glenn Frey says up until 21 months ago the band was just goofing around haphazardly looking for and writing tunes. “There were times when we would work for a little while, but we could never really get everybody together to work for any long periods of time mainly because we all live in different places and we all have families,” Frey, told Billboard Magazine. “So, it became a little more difficult to parcel our...

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Stevie Wonder Launches first Full Tour in Ten Years

It’s a big deal whenever Stevie Wonder does anything but especially so this summer as the singer kicks off his “A Wonder Summer’s Night” tour. The Motown legend will start the treck in San Diego on 23 August, with the final concert in Boston on 20 September. The 57 year old said, “I thought what would be really wonderful would be to go out and perform throughout this country as we have a need for healing,” The 13 date tour is his first in over a decade. Wonder treated hundreds of office workers on their lunch break at a...

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