Upon listening to “You Need Loving,” it’s immediately obvious that Led Zeppelin borrowed more than a little from The Small Faces. Zeppelin’s “Whole Lotta Love,” released three years later, sounds remarkably similar to “You Need Loving,” and Robert Plant’s delivery has a huge Steve Marriott influence.
Long considered a universal music star, Rod Stewart is now “universal” in another way. The British singer announced this week that he’s signed a long-term contract with Universal Music Group. First to hit the shelves as part of the multi-year deal will be Stewart’s very first Christmas album.
These singers, they¹re droppin¹ like flies!² Ronnie Wood joked, but longtime fans of The Faces weren¹t laughing: it turns out that the band¹s singer, Rod Stewart, won¹t be present tomorrow night to perform with his […]
If you’re a [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Fleetwood Mac[/lastfm] fan like me, you may be wondering why the group hasn’t reunited for a tour in quite some time. We all know [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Christine McVie[/lastfm] hasn’t played the game in years. […]
There have been celebrity autobiographies for years. But, it’s just gotten out-of-hand ever since [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Keith Richards[/lastfm] released “Life.” We’re obviously interested in the lives of superstars. Maybe we’re trying to live vicariously through them. […]
“Pop…Pop…Pop music” isn’t just a song anymore. Now, it’s [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rod Stewart[/lastfm]’s career! Say hello to the world’s proudest new grandfather. [photogallerylink id=47412 align=right]Rod’s daughter Kimberly just had her first child with actor Benicio Del […]
[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Rod Stewart[/lastfm] putting the squeeze on an unidentified brunette in animal print spandex. Yeah, it was 1978.
Remember when MTV stood for Music Television? Thirty years ago, MTV was born on August 1, 1981. On its first day, MTV was still full of flaws; Black screens showed up in between videos when […]
Today is [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Bob Dylan[/lastfm]’s 70th birthday. At an age, and with a bankroll, that would permit him to hole up on an island to be served grapes by scantily-clad female devotees, Dylan continues to […]
Earlier this week we wrote about “Ebony and Ivory,” the 1982 [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Paul McCartney[/lastfm]/[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Stevie Wonder[/lastfm] duet. At the time of its release, it was a love-it-or-hate-it record — very few people were neutral about […]