The Eagles have announced April 30th as the release date of their career-spanning documentary, History of the Eagles. The documentary has been airing on Showtime. It will be released as a 3-disc set, including Eagles Live at the Capital Centre-March 1977 on the third disc. A limited edition version will contain three Blu-ray discs, a 40-page case-bound book and will be encased in a specially designed foil-stamped and embossed box with a Native-American blanket-inspired liner, wrapped in a leather tie, and fastened with a bone button. Showtime is expected to air a followup part 2 of the documentary later this year.
Speaking of documentaries, the Stevie Nicks documentary In Your Dreams will be in theaters starting April 2nd. The film documents the making of Stevie's last album of the same name. It was produced by Dave Stewart (of Eurythmics fame) and features appearances by Lindsey Buckingham and Mick Fleetwood.
Eric Clapton released his 21st studio album this week. Old Sock contains 12 songs, two of which are new originals--Every Little Thing and Gotta Get Over. Guests on the album include Chaka Khan, Steve Winwood and Paul McCartney. Click here and listen to our iHeartRadio stream of Old Sock.
Berry Gordy says Motown: The Musical will likely be his "last major endevour in a creative way." The 83-year old founder of the legendary Motown records label told the Associated Press that conquering Broadway was his final professional goal. "This is probably the epitome of everything I've done--that I've wanted to do." Motown: The Musical goes into previews this week.
Trouble for Rick Springfield. The 80s pop star and TV star was in and out of jail over his DUI conviction. Rick was supposed to be in court in Los Angeles last month to prove he'd completed an alcohol-education program and paid his fines. He apparently didn't know he was required to show up, and a bench warrant was issued for his arrest. He was hauled in and proved he had done was he was supposed to do and was released.
Mark Lindsay (of Paul Revere & The Raiders fame) was pleased to learn the group was among the stars seen on this month's PBS special on the NBC primetime TV series Hullabaloo. Mark went on to call this summer's Happy Together Tour "a great package. 40 or 50 iconic songs from the 60s and 70s." He's looking forward to touring with Chuck Negron (formerly of Three Dog Night) for the first time. The tour begins its summer run on June 19th near Philadelphia.