“So, here they are siting next to me on a sofa, and Mick was telling me what he wanted in a producer. And Keith was telling me why he didn’t want a producer! And they would not yield the conversation to each other. It might have been ten minutes — it was probably five — but they both talked at the same time and would not yield to the other guy!”
“From the time I was 14, all I wanted to do was play bass for Bob Dylan! And when I became a producer, I thought, ‘If I could produce Bob Dylan, that’d be incredible!’ And then it actually happened. The odds of that happening, man, are like, absurd! But the universe came together, and there I was, with Bob Dylan!”
In stores this week is GRRR!, a career-spanning greatest hits set by The Rolling Stones. There are several versions of the collection available, including the 80-track “Super Deluxe” version. But with 50 years under their collective belt, even 80 songs doesn’t seem enough. Here, we suggest a couple of other great Stones songs that could make it an even 100 (and there’d still be songs missing).
Ian McLagan told CBS Local that the tribute tour will take place this fall. Although he said he was surprised when he was asked to participate: “I’m a Johnny Cash fan, but there’s not a lot of piano on those songs.” However, he added “We didn’t play the songs in the original style.”
To call Van Morrison prolific is a bit of an understatement. Since releasing his debut solo album “Blowin’ Your Mind!” in 1967, the Irish singer-songwriter has released 33 studio albums and a number of live albums. Now he’ll release his 34th album, “Born To Sing: No Plan B,” on October 2.
Keith Richards and Rolling Stones producer Don Was will co-produce the next solo album by Neville Brothers star Aaron Neville, due out this fall. Was, who in recent years has worked on records by John […]