Sunday, May 20, 2012
I'M THE GONZO BLOG DOO-DAH MAN
And another working week begins. Good morning culture lovers, and welcome to another seven days of massive grooviness on Gonzo Daily.
We start off with a real exclusive - the fourth and final part of our interview with Billy James, the mainman of Ant-Bee. In this slice of our conversation we discuss all sorts of interesting things including his work with Steve Vai and Frank Zappa, and how he took a leaf from Zappa's book when compiling the Ant-Bee records:
I know that I am not supposed to post unofficial recordings here, but in the case of this three part film from Venezuelan TV back in 2000, featuring Rick Wakeman and his son doing a totally extraordinary version of The Beatles 'Eleanor Rigby', I really couldn't resist:
We have the track listing for Michael Des Barres eagerly awaited new album:
We say goodbye to Robin Gibb:
I wax eulogistically about the new Grateful Dead documentary from Chrome Dreams:
We have an interview from Dutch radio with Roy Webber from Jackson-Webber and the mighty Wally:
And we have a link to an interesting review of Merrell Fankhauser:
Not bad for a monday morning...
Posted by Jon Downes at 12:44 PM