A two-part documentary celebrating the history of the blues will be broadcast on BBC TV later this month. ‘Blues America’ features interviews with some of the biggest blues players still performing.
Episode one, premiering on November 29th, is entitled ‘Woke Up This Morning’ and contains contributions from Keith Richards, Taj Mahal and many others.
‘Blues America’ is part of a wider series of blues-themed programs, including documentaries and live performances.
KISS are leading the fan vote for induction into the 2014 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.
KISS has overtaken Nirvana in the Rock Hall's fan poll with 15.2% of the vote, followed by Nirvana at 14.87%, Deep Purple at 11.89%, Yes is fourth with 10.52%.
With more than a million fan votes cast so far, the four rock acts are ahead of fellow nominees Hall & Oates, The Replacements, the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Chic, Peter Gabriel, LL Cool J, N.W.A., Link Wray, the Meters, Linda Ronstadt, Cat Stevens, and the Zombies.
Despite years of slamming the Rock Hall, KISS have been
aggressively urging the KISS Army to cast votes for their place in the Clevelend-based institution.
CHEATERS HAVE A NEW SCAPEGOAT: TECHNOLOGY. A NEW SURVEY BY VICTORIA MANN – A DATING SITE FOR MARRIED PEOPLE – FOUND 45% SAID THEY CHEATED BECAUSE THEIR PARTNER SPENT TOO MUCH TIME ON THEIR PHONE OR TABLET. 66% SAID THEY WOULDN’T HAVE HOOKED UP WITH SOMEONE ELSE IF IT WEREN’T FOR THE HELP OF THE INTERNET AND TECHNOLOGY, THOUGH.
GOING ON THE AUCTION BLOCK: JOHN LENNON’S HIGH SCHOOL DETENTION SHEETS FROM QUARRY BANK HIGH SCHOOL FOR BOYS IN LIVERPOOL. THE DETENTION SHEETS HAVE HIM BEING PUNISHED FOR FIGHTING IN CLASS AND SHOVING AND JUST BEING A GENERAL NUISANCE. YOU CAN CHECK IT OUT: