I’m sad to report, but another great musician has passed away. Today, The Eagles’ Glenn Frey has died at 67.
Frey and the other members of the Eagles — Don Henley, Randy Meisner and Bernie Leadon began as Linda Ronstadt’s backup band in the 1970s. Did you know that? I did not until now.
Eventually becoming The Eagles, they were all incredible musicians who created their own country-rock sound selling over 100 million records.
Billy Joel invites Jimmy Fallon to perform the Rolling Stone song “Start Me Up” at NYC’s Madison Square Garden on Jan. 7, 2016. Fallon nailed the Mick Jagger moves.
David Bowie was not just a musician, artist, & fashion icon, but he was a visionary. He accurately predicted the impact of the internet.
He embraces the de-mystificaiton process between the artist and the audience and he is unable to picture the future we’re already living in, just 15 years later. “What the internet is going to do to society, both good and bad, is unimaginable.”
David Bowie was a deep thinker, well studied in his craft that helped him become a prolific pop writer.
It’s been reported that David Bowie fought back from six heart attacks in the past year to make his final album.
Bowie who passed away this morning at 69 just released a new album this last week.
His biographer, Wendy Leigh says, “He didn’t just battle cancer if that’s not enough – he had six heart attacks in recent years,” she told BBC News.
Sadly, the people wake up to learn that David Bowie died after an 18-month battle with cancer.
British PM David Cameron one of the the first to tweet: “I grew up listening to and watching the pop genius David Bowie. He was a master of re-invention, who kept getting it right. A huge loss.”
British industry lobbying group U.K. Music tweeted: “There will never be another David Bowie. R.I.P.”
Britain’s Official Charts Company shared Bowie’s chart success, saying: “To date, he has scored 61 top 40 singles, including five number 1s, and 44 top 40 albums, nine of which hit the top spot.”