Classic Rock Music News: 8/29/18

The ashram where The Beatles once studied has been restored to attract tourists to the Northern India town of Rishikesh.

Stig Pederson of Denmark rockers D.A.D. has a cooI new bass.

A customized Mini Cooper S once owned by Paul McCartney during the mid-1960s goes up for auction this Saturday.

Slash has a lot to say about the GNR reunion in this interview.

John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s 1972 film Imagine is returning to theatres on September 17th and re-released for home viewing on October 5th.

Lindsey Buckingham is going up against his old band (Fleetwood Mac) and touring at the same time this fall.

Allman Brothers fans are building a memorial wall at the burial site of Duane and Gregg Allman in Macon, Georgia.

Taron Egerton – remember that name.  He’s the actor that will portray Elton John in “Rocketman” which will open in May of next year.

Maybe it wasn’t an intended leak after all….AC/DC is said to be upset that the story about them recording in Vancouver has gotten out.

Joe Walsh is doing a special promotion with the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence.

Here are some details on the passing of Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ed King, who was the only non-southerner in the band.

Mick Jagger sang backup on Carly Simon’s megahit “You’re So Vain”, but there’s apparently another song out there that they did…but it’s in the hands of a private collector.

The first video Pink Floyd ever made (for their fist single “Arnold Layne”) has been re-mastered.

Here’s a montage of the TV ads created to promote David Bowie’s albums from 1974 to 2016.