CLASSIC ROCK TIPS 7-22-13

7/22/2013

* Paul McCartney was joined onstage by the surviving members of Nirvana on Friday (July 19) in Seattle to play some Beatles songs -- including "Get Back," "Helter Skelter," "Golden Slumbers"/"Carry That Weight"/"The End" and Little Richard's "Long Tall Sally" -- as well as their "Cut Me Some Slack" collaboration from the "Sound City: Real to Real" film. 
* Steely Dan has blasted Rolling Stone magazine for misquoting him in its latest issue. Check out Fagen's long rant at www.facebook.com/DonaldFagenMusic
* The Canadian postal service has rolled out a set of new commemorative stamps honoring Rush and the Guess Who, among others. Rush has posted its stamp, the image from its "2112" album on its official web site. 
* Aerosmith bassist Tom Hamilton has had 8,000 anatomically correct (and then some) Beanie Babies-style plush toys made under the title of Obscenies. Hamilton plans to "take them out on the road and throw them out to people when I'm on stage" but is also looking at putting them up for sale. 
* Rolan Feld, the son of the late T. Rex frontman Marc Bolan, is suing Westminster Music LImited for $2 million in unpaid royalties from his father's song catalog. 
* A man arrested for stealing a ferry boat in Boston Harbor last Christmas Day claims that a paranormal connection to Stevie Nicks forced him to do it. Nicks is not commenting on the matter. 
* The Eagles' Don Henley turns 66 today. -- by Gary Graff, WCSX Classic Rock Insider


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