We hope you’re crankin’ the 1075 Beach Radio tunes in your office today and for more music news have a look below!
“Don’t Stop Believin” from Journey and sung by Steve Perry was released in 1981. It was the best selling digital track of the 20th century. Steve Perry has released his first single in 24 years!
The new album from Perry tentatively titled ‘Traces’ will be out on October 5th. The album appeared on iTunes’ Japan store yesterday with a preview of a track called “No Erasin’.”
In other music news:
More than 450 guitarists gathered in Sydney, Australia, last weekend to attempt to break a Guinness World Record for “Largest Electric Guitar Ensemble” by playing AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell” in unison. The current record is held by 368 Indian guitarists who played Guns N’ Roses “Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door” in 2013. They say it could take Guinness up to six weeks to verify the results.
A 3-disc set called ‘Solo Anthology – The Best of Lindsey Buckingham’ will be out October 5th. The album will include studio recordings, live tracks and two new recordings. Buckingham will also head out on a solo tour starting October 7th in Portland, Oregon.
The Guess Who has released a new single called ‘In America.’ The track is from their upcoming album, ‘The Future Is What It Used To Be,’ which is due September 14th and will be their first new studio release in 23 years. Drummer Garry Peterson is the only founding member in the current lineup, but the album features guest appearances by original bassist Jim Kale, along with Tommy Shaw of Styx and Whitesnake bassist Michael Devin.
Beatles fans got excited yesterday when the sons of John Lennon and Paul McCartney got together for a photo. Sean Ono Lennon and James McCartney posed for a photo that Lennon only captioned: “Peekaboo…” Fans immediately encouraged them to collaborate and McCartney has previously said he’d be open to working with Lennon and other children of the Beatles.
The John Lennon and Yoko Ono film ‘Imagine’ will return to theaters for one night only on September 17th. The new version of the film has been restored and will include extra footage. Among the notables to appear in the film were Andy Warhol, Miles Davis, Fred Astaire and George Harrison.
The “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin has been battling health problems for quite some time and here’s the latest on the story from People. Click HERE
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Here’s to listening to great music on a Hump Day!