Image by jimdavidson via FlickrVH1 Classic will give up the network for 24 hours on Oct. 19th to celebrate the release the following day of AC/DC's new album, BlackIce. The channel will show archival footage, concerts, videos and
much more during what they call Total AC/DC.
Boz Scaggs will release, Speak Low, his second volume of standards and ballads on Oct. 28th. His first volume of standards, But Beautiful, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Jazz chart.
Come Together: A Night For John Lennon's Words & Music will be released on DVD via Eagle Rock Entertainment on Nov. 4th. The
90-minute star-studded event was filmed at Radio City Music Hall in
2001 just 3 weeks after Sept. 11th. The event features performances
by Cyndi Lauper, Shelby Lynne, Lou Reed, Natalie Merchant, Dave
Stewart and many others.
Carlos Santana, 61, recently told Rolling Stone magazine that when he
retires from music he would eventually like to start a church in Maui,
Hawaii. "I'm not sick of what I do, but I find that God gave me the
gift of communication even without my guitar and with the ability to
get people unstuck with certain sections of the Bible having to do
with guilt, shame, judgment and fear."
(these tidbits of info come from "80's Music News" by Martin Hennessy)