Classic Rock Music News 6/5

Beatles fans – you can now own a part of Strawberry Field.  John Lennon’s half-sister Julia Baird is behind the effort to raise money to redevelop the site of the original building that was demolished.  Bricks are being sold for approximately 100-dollars each

The Jacksonville family home of Ronnie, Donnie and Johnny Van Zant is now designated as a Florida heritage site.

Who drummer Kenney Jones has released his memoir “Let The Good Times Roll: My Life In Small Faces, Faces and The Who.”

Who are the best drummersHere’s a list published by New Musical Express.

Guitar World has put together a list of the Top 30 songs that feature a 12-string guitar.

There’s a graphic novel version of The Beatles’ Yellow Submarine being readied for release August 28th.

Bono fell down a set of stairs during the U2 show in Chicago.

Because of some controversial money moves, shifting the Grammy Awards to New York City this year cost its charity a lot of money.

Rod Stewart and his wife, Penny Lancaster, met with Pope Francis on Wednesday outside the Vatican.

John Fogerty and Billy Gibbons have recorded a new song together that they are performing together on tour and which will be released this Friday (June 8th.)

Scorpions singer Klaus Meine just turned 70, and his fellow rocker friends got together to wish him well.

Eric Clapton’s websites and social media accounts are warning fans about scams in his name.

Jimmy Buffett’s Broadway musical “Escape to Margaritaville” will close on July 1st.

Roger Daltrey has released his first solo album in 26 years: “As Long As I Have You”.

Randy Bachman is the subject of new documentary.

Styx did a live performance of one of their songs for the first time since 1983 on the first night of their summer tour last week.

NBC will present the 1968 Broadway smash “Hair as its next live television broadcast musical sometime in the spring of 2019.

Motley Crue drummer Tommy Lee‘s L.A. area home is back on the market, for a lot less money than he bought it for.

Heart’s Ann Wilson is releasing her new solo album called “Immortal” on September 14th.  It features ten songs from some of her favorite artists who have passed on: David Bowie, Glenn Frey and Chris Cornell.

sculpture of late Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham was unveiled in his hometown of Redditch, England on what would have been his 70th birthday.