In the 1990’s, when I was covering entertainment news for CNN’s Showbiz Today, I was sent to Toronto, where the Stones were in rehearsal for their Bridges to Babylon tour. They had taken over an old Masonic temple with a rehearsal space the size of a large basketball court, offices, a mess hall, and interview … Continue reading
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How Bogus Were the ’89 Grammys?
• It was the first year with a Rap category and a Hard Rock/Heavy Metal one, too • So, how did that go? • The struggle for Grammy relevance was real . . and still is Evil Duke: Put them in the iron maiden. Ted: Iron Maiden? Bill & Ted: Excellent! [air guitar] Evil Duke: … Continue reading How Bogus Were the ’89 Grammys?
Rehearsing with the Stones
• “‘Allo, Darlin!” Keith extends an invitation to an awe-struck reporter • We watched the band working on “You Can’t Always Get What You Want” • Whoa. What are Keith and Ronnie getting up to?” In the 1990’s, when I was covering entertainment news for CNN’s Showbiz Today, I was sent to Toronto, where the … Continue reading Rehearsing with the Stones