Carlos Santana and Billy Joel are hanging together in Washington DC this weekend. They will both be honored at this year's Kennedy Center Awards.
Recognized for their contributions to the arts, they will be presented with medallions at a State Department dinner hsoted by Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday. Then on Sunday, they will meet with President Obama at the White House before going to the Kennedy Center for the gala later that day.
Knighthood could be the next honor for Rock & Roll Songwriters Hall of Famer Van Morrison. According to The Telegraph of Belfast, Morrison is under consideration for the Queen's New Year's Honours List.
Morrison's supporters submitted his name in recognition "for his services to music." He would join Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Elton John, Tom Jones and Cliff Richard in that honor.
There is so much Beatle memorabilia out there. It's fun to spotlight the really distinctive pieces. How about a dollar bill--signed by John, Paul, George and Ringo?
As of yesterday, 38 eBay bidders had pushed the asking price on that dollar bill to $15,200. There's also a fifth signature on the bill, that of famous rock 'n roll disc jockey Murray the Kay, who hung out with the Fab Four for most of their first U.S. visit in 1964.