HEART ON NYE —(By way of Rock Cellar) For the primary time since 2019, sisters Ann Wilson and Nancy Wilson will share the stage at an official Coronary heart live performance. It’s all happening on New 12 months’s Eve, Dec. 31, at Local weather Pledge Area in Seattle, Wa., with particular visitor Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Night.
The massive information was made official early Tuesday with a social media put up straight from Coronary heart
This huge announcement comes shortly after Nancy tuned up as an unannounced particular visitor at Ann’s gig along with her band, Tripsitter, in Northern California earlier this month.
Coronary heart’s most up-to-date live performance was on October 13, 2019, so this huge NYE gig in Seattle is the primary official present in fairly a while.
Whether or not this results in extra — like, maybe, a giant 2024 tour? — stays to be seen, however right here’s hoping.
Ann Wilson is out on the highway along with her band, Tripsitter, with whom she simply launched a brand new album, One other Door. The document is notable for being the primary album since her 1970’s heyday that Ann has written a full-length album collectively with a band.
2023 marked the fiftieth anniversary of Coronary heart’s authentic formation in 1973, a milestone that Ann instructed Rock Cellar at one level impressed some huge ideas as to a particular tour — and although the occasion talked about by Ann within the question-and-answer beneath hasn’t occurred but, right here’s hoping these newest developments are an excellent signal of issues to come back in that regard:
Rock Cellar: You mentioned lately that you just need to make one other album with Nancy for the fiftieth anniversary of Coronary heart. Have you ever had any concepts about what can be on it?
Ann Wilson: When Coronary heart makes one other document it is going to be all new authentic songs that I’ve written, hopefully that’s she’s written. Subsequent 12 months is our fiftieth anniversary. I’m having an occasion, I’m going to ask everybody who’s ever been within the band and that can be recorded. After which we’ll see what occurs past that.
I can’t say for positive when but it surely’s my mission to get that going.
SHORT TAKES — (By way of Roger Friedman/Showbiz 411) Lou Adler and Neil Younger are ensuring rust sleeps and doesn’t impinge on them. Coming very quickly is a 48 minute non cease acoustic efficiency by Younger of a few of his favourite archival songs. Younger says it’s an eclectic take, however a number of the songs are well-known, like “Mr. Soul,” “Comes a Time,” and “Birds.” The album, carried out with no band, is produced by the legend himself, Lou Adler, who turns 90 in December. That is the Lou Adler who gave us Monterey Pop, the Mamas and the Papas, and Carole King’s solo profession beginning with “Tapestry.” He additionally produced “The Rocky Horror Image Present.” A few years in the past, Adler produced Merry Clayton’s nice comeback album, “Stunning Scars.” What’s the connection between Adler and Younger? They’ve nice style in girls! They’re married to the sisters Hannah (or I suppose Hannah and her sisters). Adler has been married for 31 years to Web page Hannah, youthful sister of Darryl, who married Neil in 2018. Undoubtedly the wild card occasion of the week. Lou Adler is one man I’ve at all times wished to fulfill and by no means have. Producer of the Mamas and the Papas “California Dreamin’,”
proprietor of The Roxy and Dunhill Data; founding father of Ode Data; producer of The Monterey Pop Pageant; and, finest mates with Jack Nicholson … what a life! …
Superstar-scribe Mark Bego taped Notes From An Artist yesterday for Cygnus Radio with Teresa Knox of The Church, in help of his new e book Joe Cocker: With a Lot of Assist From His Associates – out November 16 on Yorkshire Publishing …
Lee Valentine Smith, from the Atlanta Structure, interviewed each Micky Dolenz and Athens-Mayor Kelly Girtz, for his or her mixed in-store November 3 at Wuxtry Data in Athens. The Mayor will current Dolenz with the key to the town …
And, and, right here’s a well timed overview of a brand new e book by Nat Segaloff, of The Exorcist at 50 years by Anthony Pomes in Medium. Sure, 50 years: https://anthonypomes.medium.com/the-exorcist-legacy-50-years-of-fear-by-nat-segaloff-560881871abf
NAMES IN THE NEWS — Daryl Estrea; Markos Papadatos; Marc Cohn; David Sanborn; Will Lee; Christopher Parker; Chick Corea; Larry Coryell; Tom & Lisa Cuddy; Barbara Pepe; Roy Trakin; Andy Fuhrman; Melissa Davis; Roger “Candy Knees” Clark; Jeff Smith; Ty Georgeson; James Conflict; Roman Gokhman; and SADIE!
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