David Crosby And Graham Nash Release Live DVD [VIDEO]
David Crosby and Graham Nash have released their first live DVD as a duo. The new disc, titled 'Crosby-Nash In Concert', features a nice selection of songs from their careers with CSN, duo efforts, and solo efforts. The performances were filmed in May of 2011 during their current tour in Stamford, Connecticut. Their long lived chemistry is obvious, and the harmonies are incredible. David Cros
‘Bent Wheel Bash’ Bicycle Event This Weekend Benefits Abilene Police Department [VIDEO]
The 'Bent Wheel Bash' bike event is this weekend (October 22nd and 23rd) at Buck Creek Trails and the Warren Dodson Police Training Center, at 4557 East Lake Road. The annual race is expected to host around 300 riders to take on the 8.5 mile course this Sunday, and riders can register any time this weekend before the race itself or sign up online at bikereg.com.. There's plenty to see and do both
Beatles ‘Let It Be’ May Finally Be Released On DVD In 2013 [VIDEO]
It looks like the movie documentary 'Let It Be' might finally see the light of day some time in 2013. The film's original producer Michael Lindsey-Hogg divulged the information in an interview on WNYC-FM recently, according to Beatles Examiner. Hogg answered a caller's question about the film saying, 'We have been been working on it pretty much every year for the last couple of years. And the p
Cyclops Shark Appears To Be The Real Thing [VIDEO]
In a story that some deemed a hoax, it seems that a 'cyclops' shark may have indeed been found off the coast of California over the summer. The shark was removed from the womb of an adult female, and scientists say it likely would not have survived in any case. The video below shows a few still pictures of this curiosity.
New Biopic On Beach Boy Dennis Wilson Begins Filming [VIDEO]
A new biopic film on Dennis Wilson is in pre-production stages and beginning filming in California. The biography, titled 'The Drummer', will be produced in collaboration with the Wilson estate with children Jennifer and Carl B. Wilson involved. Actor Aaron Eckhart will play Dennis Wilson and is currently taking piano and drum lessons in order to perform in the movie. Eckhart is known for his r
Johnny Dee (Keith Landers) Of The Rocket 88s Dies [VIDEO]
Former Abilenian and frontman for Johnny Dee and The Rocket 88's, Keith Landers has died at the age of 60. He died on Monday night (October 17th) after returning home in Austin from dialysis treatment. Landers grew up in Abilene and graduated from Abilene High in 1969. He moved to Austin in the 1970s to form the band 'Cadillac'. Later they became known as 'Johnny Dee And The Rocket 88's', and p
Happy 85th Birthday Chuck Berry! [VIDEO]
A man affectionately known as the 'Father Of Rock and Roll', Chuck Berry, is 85 years old today (October 18th). Chuck Berry's influence on the formation and development of the rock and roll sound simply can't be overstated. His rapid fire guitar riffs and licks defined the sound of rock, and coupled with his clever, rhyming lyrics, became the model for the music form thereafter. The songs are
Huge Dust Cloud Hit Lubbock Yesterday (October 17th) [VIDEO]
A huge dust cloud descended on our neighbors in Lubbock, Texas yesterday as the cool front made it's way toward Abilene. The timing couldn't have been much worse as the cloud arrived in the city limits about the time of the afternoon commute. Visibilities along the highways were reduced to near zero as the dust storm pummeled the city with winds reported over 70 miles per hour.
Early Paul McCartney Letter Found Offering Drummer Tryout For The Beatles
A rare find was discovered recently at a yard sale in Liverpool. Tucked inside a book was a hand written letter by Paul McCartney dated in 1960 offering a 'drummer tryout' for the Beatles. The unknown drummer had posted a simple ad in the Liverpool newspaper offering his services. McCartney wrote to the drummer offering an audition, but stating that the musician must be ready to leave immediate
100 Year Old Man Completes Marathon [VIDEO]
100 year old Fauja Singh completed a full marathon in Toronto yesterday (October 16th), becoming the first centenarian ever to accomplish the feat. Singh is already a record holder, having run seven previous marathons, all after he turned 89.
Rolling Stones ‘Some Girls’ Deluxe Reissue To Contain Bonus Tracks [VIDEO]
The remastered upcoming release of the Rolling Stones' 1978 album 'Some Girls' will contain numerous bonus tracks on its deluxe edition. 'Some Girls' was the first Stones album to feature Ron Wood as a new band member, and is widely regarded as a landmark album for the band. It was certainly a commercial success, selling multi-platinum and featuring the number one hit 'Miss You'.
Paul McCartney Honeymoons, Thanks Fans After Wedding [VIDEO]
Paul McCartney is reported to be honeymooning on the island of Mustique, in the Caribbean villa of friend Mick Jagger. McCartney has visited the island numerous times, and stayed in Jagger's seaside retreat. Paul and third wife Nancy Shevell are expected to fly to New York later this week to spend time with Shevell's extended family and friends.