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Forum: Main Rock Lounge 09-29-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By OldFred
First Herman's Hermits Movie On Oct. 8th on TCM!

Turner Classic Movies will be showing the first movie with Herman's Hermits 'When The Boys Meet The Girls' on October 8th at 2:45 PM, EST. The movie is a remake of the Judy Garland/Mickey Rooney...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 09-28-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By OldFred
Re: Lucy in the Sky Dies.

Very sad. It's like we knew her because of the song and the story behind it. Condolences to her family and to Julian. :frown:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 09-27-2009, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By OldFred
Re: RRHOF 2010 Nominees

Yeah I was just thinking "Isn't this old news?".[/QUOTE]

I didn't see the previous posts, so please forgive the repeat. :frown:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 09-27-2009, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By OldFred
RRHOF 2010 Nominees

The nominees for the 2010 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame have been announced.

https://www.rockhall.com/induction2010

Guess who one of them is? :kissband:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-25-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By OldFred
BBC Beatles Radio Specials This Weekend

BBC Radio 2 will have a weekend of Beatles radio specials starting on August 28th. These shows should be in the BBC 2 online archives for about a week so you'll be able to catch them while they're...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 08-25-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By OldFred
Cheap Trick 'Sgt. Pepper Live' DVD

Cheap Trick have just released a new DVD of their live performance of the entire 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' album, joined by the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and special guests...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-29-2009, 06:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By OldFred
Re: Peter Tork at Nov. 29th Beatles Convention

Davy Jones also did a guest appearance at the same Beatles convention in 1996 where I interviewed him on stage and he performed a great set, especially when he did the Monkees' tune 'She Hangs Out'...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-29-2009, 01:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 351
Posted By OldFred
Peter Tork at Nov. 29th Beatles Convention

Peter Tork will be a special guest at the November 29th Beatles Convention in Connecticut. Details at below link to Beatles Examiner...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-28-2009, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By OldFred
Re: McCartney's Citifield set list

I hate to tell you this Fred but... you're really not that old! :D[/QUOTE]

Flatterer! :thumbsup:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-27-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By OldFred
Re: McCartney's Citifield set list

I was at the July 21st Citi Field show and it was great, one of the best shows I've ever seen Paul do, as well as one of the best Rock shows I've seen. I had a picture taken at the Citi Field parking...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-15-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 464
Posted By OldFred
Paul McCartney on Letterman July 15th

Got back from the David Letterman taping of Paul on the marquee of the Ed Sullivan Theater doing a mini half hour concert for the Letterman show which airs tonight, July 15th. On the marquee he...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-12-2009, 09:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By OldFred
Re: Styx - Kilroy Was Here

Just my two cents, but I always thought that 'Kilroy Was Here' was Styx's attempt at trying to be like Pink Floyd and not quite pulling it off. Tommy Shaw has voiced a dislike about the album and the...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-04-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 324
Posted By OldFred
Reminder: Hermits' and DC5 Movies on TCM July 9th

A Reminder:

Turner Classic Movies will be showing some classic Rock films from the early 1960's on July 9th. Among the films are 'Hold On!' and 'Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter' starring...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 07-04-2009, 06:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By OldFred
Re: Allen Klein, Ex-Beatles/Stones Manager, Dies

I think these clips from the Rutles say it all.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdjZSb0S7ZU&feature=related

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HnGNuj9RL0
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-26-2009, 11:01 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 28,280
Posted By OldFred
Re: Michael Jackson Rushed to Hospital: Cardiac Arrest

Thanks MP. :smile:

Here's the video of Paul and Carl Perkins singing 'My Old Friend'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDUexPMOTyE
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-26-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 28,280
Posted By OldFred
Re: Michael Jackson Rushed to Hospital: Cardiac Arrest

A talented boy man? That sounds a bit detached. Reminds me of what he said when Lennon died: "Drag, isn't it?"

With all due respect, I think the songs that McCartney and Jackson did together were...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-26-2009, 07:49 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 28,280
Posted By OldFred
Re: Michael Jackson Rushed to Hospital: Cardiac Arrest

Paul McCartney's statement from his official website:

https://paulmccartney.com/news.php

"It's so sad and shocking. I feel privileged to have hung out and worked with Michael. He was a massively...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-25-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 28,280
Posted By OldFred
Re: Michael Jackson Rushed to Hospital: Cardiac Arrest

The death of Michael Jackson and Farrah Fawcett today is so sad. Watching the reports of Jackson's death reminds me so much of the coverage of Elvis Presley's death in it's similarities that it's...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-25-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,160
Posted By OldFred
Michael Jackson and Paul McCartney

Before Michael Jackson's purchase of The Beatles' catalog estranged them, he did a few songs with Paul McCartney. 'Say Say Say' was the bigger hit, 'The Girl Is Mine' a minor hit released before the...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-25-2009, 06:31 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 28,280
Posted By OldFred
Re: Michael Jackson Rushed to Hospital: Cardiac Arrest

In seriousness, this is a very sad story. No matter what you thought of him and his freakishness in his later years which sort of paralleled Elvis' later years, Michael Jackson was a major talent, an...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-21-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 334
Posted By OldFred
Shea Base Markers at Citi Field

I'll be attending Paul's July 21st concert at Citi Field. One of the places I'll definitely visit will be the Citi Field parking lot which is where Shea Stadium once stood. All the places the Bases...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-12-2009, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By OldFred
Re: Peter Tork Cancer Update

Another message from Peter's Facebook page:

Thanks for all the good wishes...I guess I'm still optimistic, overall, tho', and I look forward to a long time of carrying on with at least nearly my...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-11-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By OldFred
Peter Tork Cancer Update

Update: It looks like Peter Tork's cancer has returned according to the story at this link:

https://www.courant.com/entertainment/music/hc-tork-cancer-reoccurs-0611,0,1695059.story

Peter Tork's...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-05-2009, 05:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 472
Posted By OldFred
Re: New Lennon exhibit on display in NYC

I posted this on a separate thread, my report on the Lennon Exhibit.

https://crf2.com/showthread.php?t=28265
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 06-01-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 301
Posted By OldFred
The Tubes in 'Xanadu'

Here's a great clip from the 1980 movie 'Xanadu' with The Tubes mixed with Olivia Newton-John performing 'Dancing'.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ts9GdyGD5e4&feature=related
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-30-2009, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By OldFred
Re: Lennon Exhibit - A Report

Aw shucks! T'weren't nothin'! :blush:
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-29-2009, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By OldFred
Lennon Exhibit - A Report

https://cache.boston.com/resize/bonzai-fba/AP_Photo/2009/05/12/1242137423_9997/300h.jpg

Just got back from the John Lennon NYC Exhibit at the Rock Annex here in New York. As you enter the museum...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-20-2009, 08:26 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,661
Posted By OldFred
Re: Kiss on American Idol Tonight

Just saw it, it was fun. Too bad the real Peter and Ace weren't there, it would have been even better.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-14-2009, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By OldFred
Re: Older artists covering newer artists!

Here's Glen Campbell covering John Lennon's 'Grow Old With Me', also from the 'Meet Glen Campbell' CD.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tq-_CvK-9Fg&feature=related
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-14-2009, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 649
Posted By OldFred
Re: Older artists covering newer artists!

Glen Campbell performing Green Day's 'Good Riddance' and Travis' 'Sing' from his excellent 'Meet Glen Campbell' album.

'Good...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-14-2009, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By OldFred
Re: Herman's Hermits and DC5 Movies On TCM 7/9/09

I re-edited the first post, but the Animals and the Standells are also in the movie 'Get Yourself A College Girl' along with the Dave Clark 5.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-13-2009, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 482
Posted By OldFred
Herman's Hermits and DC5 Movies On TCM 7/9/09

Turner Classic Movies will be showing the Herman's Hermits' movies 'Hold On!' and 'Mrs. Brown, You've Got A Lovely Daughter' on July 9th, 2009. 'Hold On!' will be on at 9:15 AM and 'Mrs. Brown' at...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-13-2009, 06:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 250
Posted By OldFred
BBC Not Letting It Be Radio Special

BBC Radio 2 has in their archives a special on music satire that covers Spike Jones, The Rutles and Spinal Tap. It'll be running for a week. You can hear it at this...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-08-2009, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 441
Posted By OldFred
Re: Elton John, The Red Piano

I saw Elton in 1979 when he played a series of shows at the Palladium in New York City where the first half of the show was just him solo at the piano and in the second half he was joined by Ray...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-05-2009, 12:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 378
Posted By OldFred
R.I.P. Dom DeLuise (Rock Connection)

Comedian Dom DeLuise passed away today at the age of 75.

A very funny man who made a lot of people happy with his good humor. He co-starred with Ringo, Keith Moon and Alice Cooper in the Mae West...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-05-2009, 08:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 302
Posted By OldFred
Ozzy Osbourne BBC Radio 2 Special

BBC Radio 2 ran a Ozzy Osborne special on May 4th. It will be streamed for a week on the BBC Radio 2 page. Here's the link to listen to the...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-05-2009, 06:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By OldFred
Re: Gene Simmons "Family Jewels" returns for another season

Never mind ................. you don't have to watch it :lol:[/QUOTE]

I don't. ;)

I will catch the KISS concerts that show up on VH1 Classics every once in awhile. Those are at least worth...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-04-2009, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By OldFred
Re: Gene Simmons "Family Jewels" returns for another season

Maybe it's because Gene is destroying whatever last vestige of integrity KISS may have had. As it stands, Ace and Peter are the only two members of KISS I respect because to a certain extent they've...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 05-04-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By OldFred
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-28-2009, 05:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 944
Posted By OldFred
Re: Elton John vs. The Who

I like Elton's cover of 'Pinball Wizard', but I have to give it to The Who as well. Pete Townshend's guitar playing on this song is amazing.

The...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-13-2009, 06:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,550
Posted By OldFred
Re: Phil Spector- Guilty!!!

I attended the recent NJ Beatles convention that had Ronnie Spector as a special guest. Everyone absolutely loved having her there. During her interview segment she talked about her years with Phil,...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-13-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,550
Posted By OldFred
Re: Phil Spector- Guilty!!!

My thoughts on this is that this is a tragedy on so many levels.

First and foremost is the poor woman who accordingly was Spector's victim. My heart goes out to her family.

The other tragedy is...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-10-2009, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By OldFred
Micky Dolenz on WABC SNO Radio Show 4/11/09

Micky Dolenz will be the special guest of Mark Simone on the April 11th, 2009 Saturday Night Oldies Radio program. The show airs from 6pm to 10pm EST. It can be heard in the NYC area on 770 AM. The...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-01-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By OldFred
Rare KISS Live Performance

A very rare live KISS performance.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vf79MCuQ8jM
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 04-01-2009, 05:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 261
Posted By OldFred
Beatles Remasters Limited Downloads

The Remasters of the Beatles' catalog was given a limited download window on the Beatles official website. If you had logged on to the Beatles website between 12 midnight and 2 AM today, you would...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-27-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By OldFred
Re: Peter Tork Diagnosed With Cancer

Here's a YouTube link to the Inside Edition report on Peter's cancer battle. The report also includes actor David Lander of 'Laverne & Shirley', who is going through his own health...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-26-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By OldFred
Re: Peter Tork Diagnosed With Cancer

Well, Peter still has to go through the radiation treatments. Hopefully he'll get through that OK.
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-26-2009, 05:06 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By OldFred
Re: Peter Tork Diagnosed With Cancer

I just saw the Inside Edition piece. Peter went through more than we were told. They had to cut through his lower jaw to get to the cancer at the bottom of his tongue. He has a thin scar across his...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-26-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By OldFred
Re: Peter Tork Diagnosed With Cancer

It looks like the piece on Peter on Inside Edition is not airing today, March 26th. Watching the show in NYC and it's not featured. It looks like it'll be on tomorrow, March 27th. Check your local...
Forum: Main Rock Lounge 03-25-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,350
Posted By OldFred
Re: Peter Tork Diagnosed With Cancer

Inside Edition will be airing its' interview with Peter Tork discussing his cancer on Thursday, March 26th. Check your local TV listings for time and channel.
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