The book highlights individual collectibles, including band instruments and equipment, T-shirts, apparel and merchandise, autographs, bookkeeping documents, passes, posters, tickets, programs, promotional items, vintage photographs and more. Duane’s daughter, Galadrielle Allman, wrote the introduction.
On November 20, the band released Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead via Rhino/Grateful Dead in a variety of audio and video formats, all of which are outlined below. Dead.net, the official Grateful Dead website, is the only place fans can get complete audio and video for all three shows.
Jimmie Vaughan will perform with the University of Texas at Austin Longhorn Band during halftime at the Texas vs. Texas Tech football game on Thanksgiving Day. “We are excited beyond words about this opportunity to perform with Jimmie Vaughan,” said Band Director Scott Hanna. “For our students, this is an incredible opportunity to connect with their Texas musical heritage through a living legend."
Acoustic guitarist Justin King—who is recognized as a pioneer for his percussive "tapping" playing style—dropped by the increasingly popular Guitar World studio in Manhattan to perform "Phunkdified." The song originally appeared on his 2009 album, Le Bleu.
According to The Pulse Of Radio, Jimmy Page wants to start recording his next solo album in 2016. If this is true, it will be Page's first solo album since 1988's Outrider, which featured vocals and writing by Page's old Led Zeppelin band mate, Robert Plant.
Tone is the Holy Grail for all guitarists. But while Sir Galahad undertook the quest in solitude, it’s rather foolish for today’s guitarists to venture off alone. After all, there are myriad tone junkies who have already made the quest, slain the dragon, grabbed the chalice, and discovered the secrets of great sound. All you have to do is follow in their footsteps.
It's a chance for all those classic-rock holiday favorites (think of the Kinks' "Father Christmas" and/or Greg Lake's "I Believe in Father Christmas") to go head to head against each other, not to mention several much more recent—and possibly harder-rocking entries—in a festive, friendly showdown.
The Who Live in Hyde Park was released November 20 via Eagle Rock Entertainment. The formats are DVD+2CD set, Blu-ray+2CD set, DVD+3LP set and digital formats. The Deluxe Edition Blu-ray+DVD+2CD set will be out December 4.