Thursday, 23 September 2004
Jerry Del Colliano
flight 919 was diverted to Bangor, Maine Wednesday because U.S.
officials learned that Yusef Islam (formerly known as Cat Stevens) was
on board. Apparently, Stevens is on a no-fly list but was somehow
allowed to board the flight that was slated to go from London to
Audio has recently been working with classical music label Nimbus
Records, helping to bring their catalog of 30 years of surround
recordings to new life as a series of DVD-Audio/Video discs, the first
of which are being released in the UK this month.
Friday, 06 August 2004
Jerry Del Colliano
news sources are reporting legendary and controversial funk performer,
Rick James died today at 56 in his home in Los Angeles. James
reportedly died of “natural causes” but was not exactly best known for
the natural substances he enjoyed in his hey day.
doing a photo shoot in Nice, France last week, U2 lost a CD that
contained work from their upcoming album on it. The album, reportedly
titled “Vertigo”, is not due to be released until November. The CD,
which belonged to guitarist, The Edge, may have been either lost or
stolen. No one is sure and police have launched an investigation.
years ago this week, thousands of music fans rushed Comiskey Park in
Chicago to burn their disco albums. July 12, 1979 went down in history
as “Disco Demolition Night,” possibly one of the worst promotions ever
planned for the Chicago White Sox. Steve Dahl, a local radio DJ, and
members of the White Sox promotion team decided that fans that brought
disco albums to the game would receive tickets for 98 cents. The disco
albums would then be burned during the break between the two games.
After the first game, albums began burning and thousands of fans rushed
the field causing a disco demolition frenzy that ultimately led to the
White Sox forfeiting the game.