Happy 70th birthday to Barry Manilow. The 70s superstar continues to tour and perform in 2013. He was a member of Bette Midler's entourage in the early 70s, before making it on his own with big hits like Mandy, Weekend in New England, Copacabana and loads of other hits. By the late 70s, Barry was easily the top male vocalist.
Here's the Mandy video, one of Barry's #1 hits on his birthday:
The 2013 Farm Aid is set to take place on September 21st in Saratoga, New York. It will feature Willie Nelson, Neil Young and John Mellencamp, along with Dave Matthews. The remainder of the lineup will be announced soon. Tickets go on sale on June 28th.
Speaking of John Mellencamp, here's the video for his 1986 rock 'n roll tribute song R.O.C.K. in the USA from iHeartRadio:
All the dates for John Fogerty's Creedence Clearwater Revival-focused fall tour have been announced. The tour will see Fogerty do one of two CCR albums in their entirety each night--Bayou Country or Cosmo's Factory.
The tour kicks off in Los Angeles on October 10th and hits 22 cities before it wraps up in New York on November 12th.
Here's a video of Fogerty performing the CCR hit Fortunate Son live in concert from iHeartRadio: