Eagle Rock EntertainmentFrom the Vault: No Security -- San Jose 1999 the latest installment of The Rolling Stones' From the Vault series of official bootleg performances, was released Friday on DVD and Blu-ray, as a two-CD/DVD collection, as a three-LP vinyl set, digitally and via streaming services.
The album and video document an April 1999 concert that the band played at the San Jose Arena in San Jose, California. The show was part of a two-night stand The Rolling Stones played at the venue and marked the group's first performance in the city since 1965. The concert took place at the end of the final North American leg of the band's No Security tour in support of their 1997 album, Bridges to Babylon.
No Security -- San Jose 1999 features The Stones performing classic tunes like "Jumpin' Jack Flash," "Honky Tonk Women," "Paint It Black," "Get off of My Cloud," "Tumbling Dice," "It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (but I Like It)," "Start Me Up," "Brown Sugar" and "Sympathy for the Devil." Their set also includes renditions of the Bridges to Babylon tracks "Out of Control" and "Saint of Me," gems like "Respectable" and "I Got the Blues," as well as a cover of "Route 66."
You can get a taste of the No Security concert film by watching the full performance of "Honky Tonk Women" now on The Rolling Stones' official YouTube channel.
Here's the show's full track list:
"Jumpin' Jack Flash" "Bitch" "You Got Me Rocking" "Respectable" "Honky Tonk Woman" "I Got the Blues" "Saint of Me" "Some Girls" "Paint It Black" "You Got the Silver" "Before They Make Me Run" "Out of Control" "Route 66" "Get off of My Cloud" "Midnight Rambler" "Tumbling Dice" "It's Only Rock 'n' Roll (but I Like It)" "Start Me Up" "Brown Sugar" "Sympathy for the Devil"
Credit: Marc HauserJohn Mellencamp will be honored with the fifth Woody Guthrie Prize on August 30 as part of a special event focusing on the heartland rocker held at the Fly Loft activity space in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The award is presented annually by The Woody Guthrie Center in Tulsa to an artist whose work reflects that of the late folk musician, who wrote with compassion about the struggles of common men and women and championed human rights.
"The Woody Guthrie Center is proud to recognize John Mellencamp for his incredible achievements as he continues the work of Woody Guthrie," says the Center's executive director, Deana McCloud. "Artists working as activists ensure that Woody's legacy is alive and well, and this award was established to not only recognize achievement, but to remind us all about the importance of taking a stand on human rights issues."
The presentation also will feature a Q&A between Mellencamp and music journalist and broadcaster Bill Flanagan, as well as a preview of a special exhibit titled "MELLENCAMP" curated by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame that will open at the Center on August 31.
The exhibition will feature more than 100 pieces of memorabilia items related to Mellencamp's life, music and art. Among the items that will be displayed are a selection of John's paintings; his 1966 Honda Scrambler 305 motorcycle; various photos; an acoustic guitar he used on stage and in the studio from the 1970s to the '90s; and handwritten lyrics to such memorable tunes as "Small Town," "R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A." and "Cherry Bomb."
Tickets for the Woody Guthrie Prize event go on sale Friday, July 20, and can be purchased at the Center or by calling 918-574-2710. Previous recipients include Mavis Staples, Kris Kristofferson and the late Pete Seeger.
Andrew Benge/RedfernsKeith Richards and wife Patti Hansen won't be spending the night together anymore at the luxury New York City penthouse they first put on the market back in March 2016. According to The Daily Mail, the residence has been sold for $9.995 million, $2 million less than the Rolling Stones rocker's asking price.
Richards actually is taking a loss on the sale, since he paid $10.5 million for the duplex apartment -- which is located in Manhattan's Greenwich Village -- when he purchased it in 2014.
The abode features four bedrooms, four bathrooms, a 47-foot-long combination living room/dining, a large family room and three private terraces offering impressive city views. The main bedroom suite has two walk-in closets.
Not surprisingly, some personal touches were added to the property reflecting Richards' status as a rock legend, including a phrase painted on a wall in one of the bedrooms that reads, "You're Never Too Young to Rock and Roll."
The Rolling Stones just wrapped up a summer European leg of their No Filter Tour with a concert this past Sunday in Warsaw, Poland.
The Krakow concert will be McCartney's first-ever performance in the city. He previously visited Poland in June of 2013 during his Out There Tour, when he played in the country's capital, Warsaw.
"It's always fun to visit new places and helps to keep things fresh and exciting for us," says Sir Paul. "I've always wanted to see Krakow and have heard so many great things about it. We had such a blast on our last trip to Poland so we know this is going to be another special night for us and we can't wait to get back. Get ready to rock Poland!"
The Vienna show marks McCartney's first performance in the Austrian capital since June 2013.
"I can't believe it's been five years since our last concert in Austria," the ex-Beatles legend declares. We are really excited to be returning for what should be an extra special night. We’ve got so many great memories of Austria and we know we'll make some more this year."
McCartney's Freshen Up tour will support his latest studio album, Egypt Station, which will be released on September 7. The trek also includes previously announced Canadian concerts in September and U.K. shows in December. In addition, Sir Paul will be playing two headlining sets at the 2018 Austin City Limits Music Festival, scheduled for October 5-7 and October 12-14 in Austin, Texas. The exact dates of his ACL festival performances haven't been announced.
Here are all of McCartney's confirmed 2018 concerts:
9/17 -- Quebec City, QC, Canada, the Videotron Centre 9/20 -- Montreal, QC, Canada, Bell Centre 9/28 -- Winnipeg, MB, Canada, Bell MTS Place 9/30 -- Edmonton, AB, Canada, Rogers Place 10/5-7, 12-14 -- Austin, TX, Zilker Park - ACL Music Festival 12/3 -- Krakow, Poland, Tauron Arena 12/5 -- Vienna, Austria, Stadthalle 12/12 -- Liverpool, U.K., Echo Arena 12/14 -- Glasgow, U.K., SSE Hydro 12/16 -- London, U.K., O2 Arena
Years before he helped define heavy metal and hard rock as lead singer of Deep Purple, a teenage Ian Gillan played in a band called The Javelins that performed covers of American blues, rock 'n' roll, soul and country tunes. Now, more than 50 years after they broke up, Gillan and The Javelins have reunited to record the group's debut album.
Ian Gillan and the Javelinswill be released August 31 as a CD digipak, a vinyl LP and a digital download. The 16-track collection features renditions of rock classics like The Contours' "Do You Love Me," Roy Orbison's "Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)," Chuck Berry's "Memphis, Tennessee" and "Rock and Roll Music," Jerry Lee Lewis' "High School Confidential," Buddy Holly's "It's So Easy!," Howlin' Wolf's "Smokestack Lightnin'," and Ray Charles' "What I'd Say."
Ian Gillan and the Javelins was recorded without the use of modern technology over the course of four days in March of this year at a studio in Hamburg, Germany.
"These contemporary recordings by The Javelins are drawn from our set lists, circa 1963, when I was 18 years old," says Gillan. "Now, a few years later, I have the privilege and joy of working with my old mates from the original group…as we make a long overdue LP."
Joining Ian are his fellow original Javelins -- lead guitarist Gordon Fairminer, rhythm guitarists Tony Tacon, bassist Tony Whitfield, and drummer Keith Roach. Longtime Deep Purple keyboardist Don Airey also contributed to the project.
You can check out Ian Gillan and the Javelins' lead track, "Do You Love Me," now at earMUSIC's official YouTube channel.
Here's the album's track list:
"Do You Love Me" "Dream Baby (How Long Must I Dream)" "Memphis, Tennessee" "Little Egypt (Ying-Yang)" "High School Confidential" "It's So Easy!" "Save the Last Dance for Me" "Rock and Roll Music" "Chains" "Another Saturday Night" "You're Gonna Ruin Me Baby" "Smokestack Lightnin'" "Hallelujah I Love Her So" "Heartbeat" "What I'd Say" "Mona (I Need You Baby)"
Graham Nash is currently touring Europe in support of his new solo compilation, Over the Years…, but his fans continue to wonder if he'll finally end his years-long feud with David Crosby to pave the way for a Crosby, Stills & Nash reunion.
"There will be no [more] Crosby, Stills & Nash or Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young," Nash tells ABC Radio, then admits that he might consider changing his mind if Neil Young is open to collaborating again.
"I'm a musician, and several times in my past Neil has come to my house and said, 'Hey…I got these songs, man. You want a piece of these?'" Graham explains. "And if that happens, if I hear a song that's kicking me in the a** that I want to be a part of, what do I do? I have to overcome my stupid teenage arguments with Crosby."
Nash says he, Young and Stephen Stills are all on good terms, but none of them are speaking with Crosby.
Young's rift with Crosby began when he made insulting comments about Neil's girlfriend, actress Darryl Hannah, in a 2014 interview.
"You cannot put his girlfriend down like David did in press and expect Neil Young not to do anything," Graham maintains. "Are you crazy?"
Nash tells ABC Radio that his own issues with Crosby stem from comments David made on his social media sites claiming that Graham's 2013 memoir, Wild Tales, was "a book full of lies."
"It was unnecessary and devastating, because it stopped the music instantly," Nash said.
Graham explains that he's always considered David, Stephen and Neil his brothers, noting that brothers "don't always agree."
Nash points out, "We would always work [our differences] out somehow…but I don't think we can come back from this [particular set of arguments]."
The stop-motion animated clip is basically a painting come to life, and ends up as a metaphor for getting out of your own head.
U2 previously teamed up with Beck for a remix of the group's recent song "Lights of Home." The studio versions of both "Lights of Home" and "Love Is Bigger than Anything in Its Way" appear on U2's latest album, Songs of Experience.
Besides the remixes, Beck opened for U2 last year during a leg of the tour commemorating the 30th anniversary of their classic album The Joshua Tree.
U2 recently wrapped up a North American leg of its eXPERIENCE iNNOCENCE Tour in support of Songs of Experience. The trek will continue with a European outing that gets underway August 31 in Berlin.
Jean Catuffe/Getty ImagesSome English soccer fans have charged Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger with jinxing whatever team he supports, including his home country's, and the outcome of Wednesday's World Cup semi-final match in Moscow, a 2-1 loss to Croatia, has done nothing to change that.
Jagger was in the stands Wednesday rooting for England, but the loss continues an apparent trend that began in 2010: At every World Cup match the rock legend has attended, the team he's supported has been defeated.
According to U.K. newspaper The Telegraph, the "curse" started in 2010 when Jagger and former President Bill Clinton attended a match between the United States and Ghana during the South Africa-hosted World Cup. The U.S. fell 2-1 and were knocked out of the tournament.
In 2014, when the World Cup took place in Brazil, Mick was in attendance as the host country's team was crushed by Germany 7-1 in the semi-finals. Jagger, whose son Lucas is the product of an affair with Brazilian model Luciana Morad, was, as you'd expect, rooting for Brazil.
Move ahead to this year's World Cup, as Jagger -- with sons Lucas and James accompanying him -- was seen at France's semi-final match against Belgium on Tuesday. Judging by photos capturing him scowling in the stands, Mick was likely rooting for the Belgians, who were defeated 1-0 by the French.
For England's match against Croatia, Jagger was once again joined by his two sons. He even posted a video on his Twitter feed showing him in the stands yelling, "Come on, England!" Unfortunately for Mick and his fellow fans, England's hopes for a victory were shattered.
Meanwhile, Jagger may have unknowingly foreshadowed England's 2018 World Cup campaign with a solo single he released last year. The song's title? "England Lost."
Greg Gorman/PRNewsfoto/Elton John AIDS FoundationElton John and Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, have announced that they'll be launching a new global coalition focused on improving access to HIV testing and treatment for men.
"Two years ago at the 21st International AIDS Conference in Durban, South Africa the Duke of Sussex and I participated in a panel looking at HIV and youth -- the only age demographic where HIV infections are rising not falling," Elton says in a statement.
He continues, "Since then, my Foundation, along with other partners, have been undertaking participatory, human-centered design research collectively covering six countries. A critical finding from this work is the urgent need to rapidly scale up men's access to and engagement in HIV testing and treatment services."
Elton founded the Elton John AIDS Foundation in 1992 and was close friends with Prince Harry's mom, Princess Diana, who was an advocate for AIDS and HIV causes.
Legacy RecordingsOn September 7, a couple of weeks before the end of his Homeward Bound -- The Farewell Tour, Paul Simonwill release a new studio album called In the Blue Light. The 10-track collection features new versions of some of the folk-rock legend's favorite tunes from his back catalog, incorporating jazz and classical influences.
"This album consists of songs that I thought were almost right, or were odd enough to be overlooked the first time around," explains the 76-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer. "Re-doing arrangements, harmonic structures, and lyrics that didn't make their meaning clear, gave me time to clarify in my own head what I wanted to say, or realize what I was thinking and make it more easily understood."
Among the many guest artists who contributed to the album are such respected jazz artists as Wynton Marsalis, Jack DeJohnette, Bill Frisell, and John Patitucci, as well as the New York City chamber-music ensemble yMusic. In addition, Simon's wife, singer/songwriter Edie Brickell, adds finger snaps to a new rendition of Paul's 19734 gem "One Man's Ceiling Is Another Man's Floor." Meanwhile, Simon's longtime guitarist Vincent Nguini, who died last year, lent his talents to an update of Paul's 2000 tune "Darling Lorraine."
In the Blue Light was co-produced by Simon and Roy Halee, who has worked with Paul since the Simon & Garfunkel days.
Simon reflects on the project in a video preview of the album that you can watch on his official VEVO YouTube channel. "It's a very interesting process to be able to go back and [rework my compositions]," he says. "Songs all change. They all evolve into something else."
"One Man's Ceiling Is Another Man's Floor" "Love" "Can't Run But" "How the Heart Approaches What It Yearns" "Pigs, Sheep and Wolves" "René and Georgette Magritte with Their Dog After the War" "The Teacher" "Darling Lorraine" "Some Folks' Lives Roll Easy" "Questions for the Angels"
Jay Blakesberg; Marianna BurdonThe Grateful Dead's Bob Weir, founding Animals frontman Eric Burdon, Patti Smith and Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea will perform at 2018 Pathway to Paris concert, taking place September 14 at The Masonic in San Francisco.
As with previous Pathway to Paris shows, the upcoming concert aims to raise awareness about climate change, and will specifically focus on "the potential for cities to push for, achieve, and go beyond the climate targets highlighted in The Paris Agreement." The Paris Agreement is an international treaty that entered into force in 2016, and signed by more than 170 parties to date, that seeks to bring all countries together to work to "combat climate change and adapt to its effects."
George Harrison, John Lennon, Paul McCartney circa 1960 (Keystone/Getty Images)Today marks the 60th anniversary of a famous recording session by the Beatles predecessor group The Quarrymen, marking the first time that John Lennon, Paul McCartney and George Harrison recorded together.
On July 12, 1958, the band, which also featured drummer Colin Hanton and pianist John "Duff" Lowe, entered a studio called Phillips Sound Recording Service in Liverpool, England, and laid down a cover of Buddy Holly's "That'll Be the Day" and a McCartney original called "In Spite of All the Danger," which Paul credited Harrison with co-writing.
The tracks were pressed on a 10-inch, 78-rpm aluminum and acetate disc, which was passed around between the group's members and wound up in the possession of Lowe, until McCartney bought the historic recording from his old band mate in 1981.
"I ended up buying it back for a very inflated price," Paul recalled in the Beatles Anthology documentary. "I have since had some replicas made. I don't want to play the shellac because it would wear out, as demos in those days would. But it's great to have."
"That'll Be the Day" and "In Spite of All the Danger" were finally released in 1995 as part of The Beatles' Anthology 1 compilation.
The 60th anniversary of the recording will be commemorated during the 2018 International BeatleWeek Festival, running from August 22 to August 28 in Liverpool. A special compilation marking the milestone, called The Percy Phillips Studio Collection, featuring the Quarrymen tunes and various other tracks recorded at the studio from 1955 to 1969, will be released as two-CD and two-LP vinyl sets on August 26, and an album-release party will be held the Adelphi Hotel in Liverpool.
In addition, a mock-up of the original studio will be on display at the hotel.
Zakk Wylde (Credit: Igor Vidyashev)Shredders unite! Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Zakk Wylde, Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen, Extreme's Nuno Bettencourt and Tosin Abasi of Animals as Leaders will join forces for the 2018 North American Generation Axe tour, which begins November 7 in Oakland, California.
The Generation Axe tour will see the five guitarists take the stage together to perform songs from their respective catalogs with the support of a backing band.
"The Generation Axe experience goes way beyond simply gathering five guitar greats on one stage to jam," says Vai. "The idea was to create a seamless show with one backing band and five completely accomplished and astonishing guitarists that take to the stage in various configurations, performing some of their solo music and merging together as cohesive co-creators of lushly orchestrated guitar extravaganzas."
THe trek is mapped out through a December 18 concert in Los Angeles. For ticket info, visit GenerationAxe.com. Here are all of the tour dates:
11/7 -- Oakland, CA, Fox Theater 11/8 -- Anaheim, CA, City National Grove 11/9 -- Las Vegas, NV, The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 11/10 -- Tempe, AZ, Marquee Theatre 11/11 -- Albuquerque, NM, El Rey Theater 11/13 -- Denver, CO, Paramount Theatre 11/15 -- Kansas City, MO, Uptown Theatre 11/16 -- Salina, KS, The Stiefel Theatre 11/17 -- Tulsa, OK, Brady Theater 11/18 -- Des Moines, IA, Hoyt Sherman Theatre 11/19 -- Cincinnati, OH, Taft Theatre 11/20 -- Grand Rapids, MI, 20 Monroe Live 11/21 -- Detroit, MI, Fillmore Detroit 11/23 -- Medford, MA, The Chevalier Theater 11/24 -- Niagara Falls, NY, The Rapids Theatre 11/25 -- Kitchener, ON, Canada, Centre in the Square 11/27 -- Bethlehem, PA, Sands Bethlehem Event Center 11/28 -- Port Chester, NY, Capitol Theatre 11/29 -- Albany, NY, The Palace Theatre 11/30 -- Atlantic City, NJ, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City 12/1 -- Rochester, NY, Kodak Center for the Arts 12/3 -- Greensburg, PA, The Palace Theatre 12/4 -- Westbury, NY, NYCB Theatre at Westbury 12/5 -- Richmond, VA, The National 12/8 -- Atlanta, GA, Tabernacle 12/9 -- Orlando, FL, Hard Rock Live 12/10 -- Davie, FL, Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 12/11 -- Clearwater, FL, Ruth Eckerd Hall 12/13 -- Austin, TX, The Moody Theater 12/14 -- Dallas, TX, The Bomb Factory 12/16 -- Salt Lake City, UT, The Complex 12/18 -- Los Angeles, CA, The Wiltern
ABC/Fred Watkins; ABC RadioFoo Fighters will host the second edition of their CalJam festival on October 6, and in addition to big names like Iggy Pop, Tenacious D, and Garbage, the lineup also includes the band Giants in the Trees, which features Dave Grohl's ex-Nirvana band mate Krist Novoselic.
Speaking with Uproxx, Grohl explains what it means to have Novoselic on the CalJam lineup.
"Krist Novoselic and I are friends that also happen to play instruments," Grohl says. "And, also, we were in Nirvana. But first and foremost, the two of us are friends. There's a lot of love and a lot of years behind us."
The Foo Fighters frontman, who, of course, also was Nirvana's drummer, contnues, "[Krist's] new band is rad and when he starts a new band, he'll send down the music and I'll check it out. I haven't seen them play yet, but just being able to share that together...We have new bands, and we get to play together on the same bill. What can be better than that?"
Since Nirvana ended, Novoselic has pursued a host of non-musical projects -- for example, he's the Board Chair for electoral reform organization FairVote.
"He's a really interesting dude, you've never met anyone like him," Grohl says. "There is no one else like Krist Novoselic in the f****** world. When we get together, more than anything, it's just sharing love with an old friend. I'm f****** psyched that he's playing."
Courtesy of Vince Neil/BTE Inc.Founding Mötley Crüe singer Vince Neil and Ratt will serve as headliners for the inaugural Idaho Rockfest, to be held August 24 and 25 at Melaleuca Field in Idaho Falls. The two-day hard-rock extravaganza also features a variety of other popular groups from the '80s metal era, including Dokken, Warrant, ex-Skid Row frontman Sebastian Bach, Great White, and Lynch Mob.
Ratt will headline the festivities on August 24, while Neil will close things out on the second day.
"It's going to be a stellar weekend of iconic rock music at Melaleuca Field in Idaho Falls!" says Idaho Rockfest producer Ron Heyrend. "There's never been a festival of this magnitude in our region, so we're looking forward to bringing A-list rock and metal entertainment to their loyal fan base here."
Single-day and two-day passes for the event can be purchased at EventBee.com. Visit IdahoRockfest.com for more details.
Meanwhile, Neil has 15 other North American performances lined up for 2018. Here are all the dates, according to Vince's official Facebook page:
7/13 -- Detroit, MI, GMRENCEN 7/14 -- St. Charles, IL, The Arcada Theatre 7/21 -- North Las Vegas, NV, The Cannery Hotel and Casino 8/18 -- Battle Creek, MI, FireKeepers Casino Hotel 8/25 -- Idaho Falls, ID, Idaho Rockfest - Melaleuca Field 9/13 -- Ocean City MD, Ocean City Bike Fest 9/15 -- Carolina, Puerto Rico, Rock in Vivo Fest - Vivo Beach Club 9/21 -- Houston, TX, Proof Rooftop Lounge 9/28 -- Lake Charles, LA, Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino 10/20 -- Malden, MA, Mixx 360 Nightlife 11/10 -- Miramar, FL, RockFest 80's - Miramar Regional Park Amphitheater 11/29 -- Santa Clarita, CA, The Canyon 11/30 -- Agoura Hills, CA, The Canyon 12/1 -- Pasadena, CA, The Canyon at The Rose 12/2 -- Beverly Hills, CA, The Saban Theatre 12/8 -- Vero Beach, FL, Beachtown Music Festival - Indian River County Fairgrounds
RepriseWe now know what that enigmatic countdown timer on the late Tom Petty's official website was all about. A new 60-track box set called An American Treasure -- featuring previously unreleased tracks, rarities, alternate versions of well-known tunes, deep cuts and live performances -- will hit stores on September 28.
Petty's daughter Adria and wife Dana executive-produced the compilation and curated the project along with founding Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell and keyboardist Benmont Tench, along with Tom's frequent studio collaborator Ryan Ulyate. Campbell, Tench, and Ulyate also co-produced the career-spanning collection.
In a joint statement about the compilation, Adria and Dana say, "Everyone involved in this project chose each track with tremendous care and deep respect for the body of work Tom Petty created over the course of 40 years. He also accumulated a wealth of unreleased music in his vaults, and we have collectively uncovered one gem after another that will keep us all listening and discovering new facets of Tom's talent for many years to come."
The collection will be available in multiple configurations, including a Super Deluxe Limited Edition box set featuring four CDs, an 84-page hardbound book, a lithograph of the cover art and replicas of four handwritten Petty lyric sheets. An American Treasure also will be released as a standard two-CD set and a Deluxe Edition featuring the four CDs and a 54-page book. In addition, a six-LP vinyl package featuring the 60 tracks can be pre-ordered now and will be released on November 23.
An American Treasure's first single is "Keep a Little Soul," a previously unreleased Petty and the Heartbreakers recording from 1982. Watch a video for the track featuring previously unseen footage of the group at Tom's official YouTube channel.
Here's the full track list of An American Treasure:
CD 1 "Surrender" -- Previously unreleased track from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers sessions (1976) "Listen to Her Heart" -- Live at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, 11/11/77 "Anything That's Rock 'n' Roll" -- Live at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, 11/11/77 "When the Time Comes" -- Album track from You're Gonna Get It! (1978) "You're Gonna Get It" -- Alternate version featuring strings from You're Gonna Get It! sessions (1978) Radio Promotion Spot (1977) "Rockin' Around (With You)" -- Album track from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (1976) "Fooled Again (I Don't Like It)" -- Alternate version from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (1976) "Breakdown" -- Live at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, CA, 11/11/77 "The Wild One, Forever" -- Album track from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers (1976) "No Second Thoughts" -- Album track from You're Gonna Get It! (1978) "Here Comes My Girl" -- Alternate version from Damn the Torpedoes sessions (1979) "What Are You Doing in My Life" -- Alternate version from Damn the Torpedoes sessions (1979) "Louisiana Rain" -- Alternate version from Damn the Torpedoes sessions (1979) "Lost in Your Eyes" -- Previously unreleased single from Mudcrutch sessions (1974)
CD 2 "Keep a Little Soul -- Previously unreleased track from Long After Dark sessions (1982) "Even the Losers" -- Live at Rochester Community War Memorial, Rochester, NY (1989) "Keeping Me Alive" -- Previously unreleased track from Long After Dark sessions (1982) "Don't Treat Me Like a Stranger" -- B-side to U.K. single of "I Won't Back Down" (1989) "The Apartment Song" -- Demo recording (with Stevie Nicks) (1984) Concert Intro -- Live introduction by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, The Forum, Inglewood, CA, 6/28/81 "King's Road" -- Live at The Forum, Inglewood, CA, 6/28/81 "Clear the Aisles" -- Live concert announcement by Tom Petty, The Forum, Inglewood, CA, 6/28/81 "A Woman in Love (It's Not Me)" -- Live at The Forum, Inglewood, CA, 6/28/81 "Straight into Darkness" -- Alternate version from The Record Plant, Hollywood, CA (1982) "You Can Still Change Your Mind" -- Album track from Hard Promises (1981) "Rebels" -- Alternate version from Southern Accents sessions (1985) "Deliver Me" -- Alternate version from Long After Dark sessions (1982) "Alright for Now" -- Album track from Full Moon Fever (1989) "The Damage You've Done" -- Alternate version from Let Me Up (I've Had Enough) sessions (1987) "The Best of Everything" -- Alternate version from Southern Accents sessions (1985) "Walkin' from the Fire" -- Previously unreleased track from Southern Accents sessions (1984) "King of the Hill" -- Early take (with Roger McGuinn) (1987)
CD 3 "I Won't Back Down" -- Live at The Fillmore, San Francisco, CA, 2/4/97 "Gainesville" -- Previously unreleased track from Echo sessions (1998) "You and I Will Meet Again" -- Album track from Into the Great Wide Open (1991) "Into the Great Wide Open" -- Live at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum Arena, 11/24/91 "Two Gunslingers" -- Live at The Beacon Theatre, New York, NY (5/25/13) "Lonesome Dave" -- Previously unreleased track from Wildflowers sessions (1993) "To Find a Friend" -- Album track from Wildflowers (1994) "Crawling Back to You" -- Album track from Wildflowers (1994) "Wake Up Time" -- Previously unreleased track from early Wildflowers sessions (1992) "Grew Up Fast" -- Album track from Songs and Music from "She's the One" (1996) "I Don't Belong" -- Previously unreleased track from Echo sessions (1998) "Accused of Love" -- Album track from Echo (1999) "Lonesome Sundown" -- Album track from Echo (1999) "Don't Fade on Me" -- Previously unreleased track from Wildflowers sessions (1994)
CD 4 "You and Me" -- Clubhouse version (2007) "Have Love Will Travel" -- Album track from The Last DJ (2002) "Money Becomes King" --- Album track from The Last DJ (2002) "Bus to Tampa Bay" -- Previously unreleased track from Hypnotic Eye sessions (2011) "Saving Grace" -- Live at Malibu Performing Arts Center, Malibu, CA, 6/16/06 "Down South" -- Album track from Highway Companion (2006) "Southern Accents" -- Live at Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville, FL, 9/21/06 "Insider" -- Live at Stephen C. O'Connell Center, Gainesville, FL (with Stevie Nicks), 9/21/06 "Two Men Talking" -- Previously unreleased track from Hypnotic Eye sessions (2012) "Fault Lines" -- Album track from Hypnotic Eye (2014) "Sins of My Youth" -- Early take from Hypnotic Eye sessions (2012) "Good Enough" -- Alternate version from Mojo sessions (2012) "Something Good Coming" -- Album track from Mojo (2010) "Save Your Water" -- Album track from Mudcrutch 2 (2016) "Like a Diamond" -- Alternate version from The Last DJ sessions (2002) "Hungry No More" -- Live at House of Blues, Boston, MA, 6/15/16
The book also will feature photos depicting life in various locations of gritty downtown Manhattan, including children sitting on stoops, dilapidated buildings, graffiti-covered subway cars and the club scene of the Bowery.
Point of View is a follow-up to Stein's 2014 photography book, Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk.
In other news, Blondie will give a headlining performance on July 20 in New York City as part of the House of Vans Brooklyn summer music and art series. The band is curating the event, and in conjunction with the series, they are creating a visual art experience that will feature an exhibit of some of the photographs that will appear in Stein's Point of View book.
The show will also feature acclaimed indie-rocker Liz Phair and an unsigned musician named SASAMI, who was formerly the keyboardist in the band Cherry Glazerr.
Blondie has more than a dozen North American performances lined up for 2018. Here are all of the confirmed dates, according to Blondie.net:
7/20 -- Brooklyn, NY, House of Vans Brooklyn 7/27 -- Los Angeles, CA, Microsoft Theater (with Adam Ant, Berlin and more) 7/28 -- Los Angeles, CA, Microsoft Theater (with Adam Ant, Berlin and more) 8/3 -- North Adams, MA, Mass MOCA - Joe's Field 8/4 -- Montreal, QC, Canada, Osheaga 2018 Music Festival 8/9 -- Catoosa, OK, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa - The Joint 8/11 -- Fort Collins, CO, Bohemian Nights Festival (free show) 8/22 -- Syracuse, NY, New York State Fair 2018 – Chevy Court 8/24 -- Niagara Falls, ON, Canada, Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort 9/2 -- Seattle, WA, Bumbershoot - Seattle Center 9/4 -- Bonner, MT, Kettlehouse Amphitheater 9/14 -- Del Mar, CA, KAABOO Del Mar - Del Mar Racetrack 9/16 -- Chicago, IL, Riot Fest 2018 - Douglas Park 9/28 -- Ridgefield, CT, Ridgefield Playhouse 9/29 -- Asbury Park, NJ, Sea Hear Now Festival
PRNewsfoto/Norman's Rare GuitarsA collection of guitars, stage-worn apparel and other items that once belonged to Tom Petty will go up for bid as part of an entertainment memorabilia auction that will be held Saturday, July 21, in Dallas.
Among the highlights of the sale is a cherry-red 1965 Gibson SG electric guitar that Tom played during Bob Dylan's 1986-1987 tour, which featured Petty and The Heartbreakers as Dylan's backing band. Petty signed the back of the guitar in silver ink, "Tom Petty '88."
Also up for auction a brown felt top hat that Petty wore during the Dylan tour, and also donned in the Traveling Wilburys videos "Handle with Care" and "End of the Line."
The guitar and hat are expected to fetch $300,000.
The Petty collection is being sold by Norman Harris, owner of the Norman's Rare Guitars shop in Tarzana, California, in partnership with Heritage Auctions. Petty originally purchased the 1965 Gibson SG decades ago from Harris, who then reacquired the guitar in a trade with Tom. In return, Harris gave Petty a rare Rose Morris Rickenbacker guitar, while Tom included a variety of stage-worn clothing items with the SG.
Other items Harris is selling include a Petty-owned and signed 1963 White Gibson SG Junior electric guitar, and an eclectic variety of jackets that Tom wore onstage during various tours. Visit HA.com for more details.
Harris intends to donate part of the proceeds raised by the items to Petty's favorite Los Angeles charities: the Midnight Mission, which aids local homeless people; and the Tazzy Animal Rescue Fund.
In other Petty news, a mysterious countdown clock that's scheduled to tick off today at 10 a.m. ET has been posted on his official website. Reports suggest that a new Petty box set will be announced.
U.S. Postal ServiceThe United States Postal Service has announced plans to officially unveil a new stamp featuring the late John Lennon at a dedication ceremony held September 7 at 11 a.m. ET at the Namburg Bandshell in New York City's Central Park. The event will be officiated by U.S. Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan.
The Lennon stamp will be the latest installment of the U.S. Postal Service's Music Icons series of "Forever" stamps. It features a famous photo of the former Beatles star taken by renowned photographer Bob Gruen for the cover of John's 1974 solo album Walls and Bridges.
The stamp sheet, which features 16 postage stamps, is designed to resemble a 45-rpm single sleeve. The reverse side of the sheet will include a photo taken by Peter Fordham of Lennon sitting at his white piano, which was used to promote the rock icon's classic 1971 album, Imagine.
The front of the sheet also includes text about Lennon's life and career achievements. It reads: "The creative genius behind songs like 'All You Need Is Love,' 'Strawberry Fields Forever,' 'Imagine' and 'Jealous Guy,' John Lennon (1940-1980) was one of the first rock musicians to sing about not only humanitarian causes but also his own deeply felt experiences and insecurities. Still an anchor of pop radio, Lennon's music remains beloved around the world, continuing to speak for truth, peace and tolerance."
The ceremony will take place not far from the Dakota building, where Lennon lived at the time of his 1980 death with his wife, Yoko Ono, and son Sean. The event is free and open to the public.
ABC/Heidi GutmanEarlier this year, a group of British Green Day fans announced a plan to make the band's 2004 political anthem "American Idiot" the U.K.'s #1 single when President Donald Trump makes his state visit. Well, the week of the visit is finally upon us, and "American Idiot" has indeed started climbing the charts.
According to the U.K.'s Official Charts, "American Idiot" has re-entered the singles ranking at #18, and sits less than 4,000 copies away from the top 10.
The members of Green Day, as you might imagine, aren't Trump supporters. A few weeks after he was elected, the band chanted "No Trump, No KKK, No Fascist USA!" while performing their single "Bang Bang" at the 2016 American Music Awards.
Earlier this year, frontman Billie Joe Armstrongcalled for Trump's impeachment, and described him as "sick" and "unfit for office."
"American Idiot"'s biggest competition for the #1 spot is "Three Lions (Football's Coming Home)," a soccer-themed song by Baddiel, Skinner and Lightning Seeds that's been gaining traction now that England is playing in the World Cup semi-final.
Trump's visit to the U.K. begins this Thursday, July 12.