Last night, Cheap Trick guitarist Rick Nielsen took the stage with Foo Fighters on Late Show With David Letterman to perform Cheap Trick's 1978 tune "Stiff Competition." Dave Grohl played drums while Taylor Hawkins did his best Robin Zander imitation, right down to the white suit.
The recently remastered and stripped-down versions of Double Fantasy offer a revealing glimpse into John Lennon’s spirit and artistry. In this Guitar World exclusive, session guitarists Rick Nielsen and Earl Slick and producer Jack Douglas discuss the stories and sounds behind Lennon’s final album.
People paid good money for tickets, so expectations were high. And with these artists having been around for so many years, there was a degree of skepticism to go with all the excitement of witnessing such classic music in the glorious setting of the Greek, up on a hill in Griffith Park, providing a great view of the Hollywood Hills and LA to people in the higher seats.