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Diane Lyn spoke with the legendary Mike Love from the Beach Boys! Listen here



Diane Lyn spoke with the legendary Mike Love from the Beach Boys on her show today. Here is what you didn't hear on Q1370, the entire interview. Diane spoke with Mike about a possible Beach Boys reunion with Brian Wilson; his favorite memories and Beach Boys songs; a tour memory from Maryland and COVID 19. Below is a link to his YouTube video and new song called "This Too Shall Pass" 

https://youtu.be/K8OVy33V_OI  


 

Watch John Fogerty play "Centerfield" in Dodger Stadium while celebrating his 75th birthday

The Los Angeles Dodgers helped John Fogerty celebrate his 75th birthday in a big way Thursday, inviting the ex-Creedence Clearwater Revival frontman and some family members to perform his baseball-themed 1985 solo anthem "Centerfield" in the outfield of an empty Dodger Stadium.

Fogerty was joined by his musical children ShaneTyler and Kelsy for the performance, which you can watch now on John's official YouTube channel.

"Since I was a little boy I always dreamed of playing centerfield," Fogerty says in statement. "It took 75 years! Although it looks a little different than what that young boy dreamed, I couldn't have imagined I would have my whole team, my kids playin' 'Centerfield' with me. A home run for sure."

At the end of the video, Fogerty and his kids are joined by his wife Julie and other family members, who sing "Happy Birthday" to the rock legend and present him with a baseball-shaped birthday cake.

As previously reported, Fogerty has been posting a series of videos on his YouTube channel of him performing various songs from his back catalog with Shane, Tyler and Kelsy at his L.A.-area residence while in lockdown because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

On Thursday, Fogerty released a digital EP titled Fogerty's Factory featuring seven recent performances with his kids.

By Matt Friedlander
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Dropkick Murphys and Bruce Springsteen rock an empty Fenway Park with historic show

Dropkick Murphys and Bruce Springsteen made history with their show Friday, which streamed live from an empty Fenway Park.

The concert, dubbed Streaming Outta Fenway, was significant for two reasons: one, it marked the first concert a band has played in the infield dirt of the famed Boston ballpark; and two, it was the first musical performance without an audience at any major U.S. stadium or arena.

Additionally, Streaming Outta Fenway raised money for three charities in support of COVID-19 relief: the Boston Resiliency Fund, Feeding America and Habitat for Humanity.

Dropkick Murphys' two-hour set kicked off with a performance of their song "The Boys Are Back," and hit tracks including "The State of Massachusetts," "The Warrior's Code" and, of course, "I'm Shipping Up to Boston."

Towards the end of the show, Springsteen appeared on the Fenway big screen for a remote joint performance. They played two songs together: the Dropkick tune "Rose Tattoo" and The Boss' "American Land."

Throughout the stream, actors including Kevin BaconMike O'MalleyRachel DratchNat Faxon and Lance Reddick shared what the city of Boston means to them and encouraged viewers to donate.

By Josh Johnson
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Neil Finn taps Stevie Nicks, Christine McVie & Mike Campbell for new charity single

Crowded House frontman Neil Finn, who joined Fleetwood Mac's lineup in 2018 along with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers guitarist Mike Campbell, has now tapped Campbell and two other Fleetwood Mac members -- Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie -- to contribute to a new benefit single.

"Find Your Way Back Home" is an introspective ballad that features the vocal talents of Nicks and McVie, as well as Campbell on slide guitar. The song, which is available now as a digital single and via streaming services, was written by Finn to help raise funds and awareness for a planned housing and social-services facility in Auckland, New Zealand.

Finn, a New Zealand native, is donating all proceeds from the song to the project, dubbed HomeGround, which is being built by the Auckland City Mission and which will provide apartments to homeless people, as well as offer community spaces, a café, a pharmacy, a rehab center, and much more.

The track features Finn sharing lead vocals Nicks, backing vocals by McVie and Georgia Knott of the New Zealand indie-pop duo Broods, and drums by Neil's son Elroy, who's a current member of Crowded House.

"I have always been aware of how important the City Mission is in our community representing and supporting every day the homeless people of Auckland," says Finn. "Now more than ever, as we shelter in place I am reminded that everyone deserves to have a home where they can feel safe and be well."

Adds Nicks, "I'm honored to be a part of Neil's song for the Auckland City Mission. He is on a mission to make this work and I think this beautiful song he has written will certainly help."

An accompanying video for the track has been posted at the Auckland City Mission's YouTube channel.

By Matt Friedlander
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WHAT'S TRENDING WITH DIANE LYN: HILLBILLY POOL

Don’t want to drop $30,000 on a pool, how about a “Hillbilly Pool”…for only $306 on Amazon, you can get this unique tub. Maintaining it isn’t too hard. Simply drain it after use, or you can use a filter. One owner of the Hillbilly Pool says, “They use an above ground pool pump/filter," And add chlorine as needed, just like a regular pool/spa. Jed Clampett would be proud! Check out the Hillbilly Pool at Amazon.com! 

Star-studded Epix music docuseries 'Laurel Canyon' premieres Sunday; director calls project "a gift"

Part one of the new two-part Epix docuseries Laurel Canyon, which profiles the music scene that centered around the Los Angeles neighborhood of the same name during the late 1960s and early '70s, premieres this Sunday, May 31, at 9 p.m. ET.

The program focuses on such legendary artists as The ByrdsBuffalo SpringfieldThe Mamas & the PapasThe MonkeesThe DoorsLoveThe TurtlesCrosby, Stills, Nash & YoungJoni MitchellLinda RonstadtThe Eagles and Jackson Browne, and features new and archival interviews with many musicians who were part of the scene.

The series' director, Alison Ellwood, tells ABC Audio that she'd wanted to do a Laurel Canyon documentary 20 years ago, but the complicated music rights made it "an impossible project to take on" at that time.

"I was always a big Doors fan, and realized that they had a story in the canyon and all these other artists that they interacted with," Ellwood explains, adding, "[W]hen [the project] came back to me all these years later…it was a gift."

Alison notes that among the interesting aspects about the scene she hoped to convey was "how these artists were able to share with one another and create with one another, and how one band would form and break up…but from those breakups, other bands would form."

Two examples of this were CSNY, which included members of The Byrds and Buffalo Springfield, and The Eagles, which was formed by members of Ronstadt's backing band.

The documentary also shows the music artists in the Laurel Canyon were connected to and affected by some historic events of the time, including Woodstock, Altamont, the Manson murders, and the Kent State massacre.

Part two of Laurel Canyon premieres Sunday, June 7, at 9 p.m. ET on Epix.

By Matt Friedlander
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I've seen that movie too: Elton John hosting 'Rocketman' watch party tonight on Amazon Prime

Imagine getting to watch Rocketman with Elton John, the man whose life inspired the film.  Well, tonight you can, on Amazon Prime.

The film, which took home the Academy Award for Best Original Song, is now available to stream for free on Amazon Prime, and Elton himself is hosting a Watch Party on his official Twitter account

All you have to do is click on Rocketman and hit play at exactly 7 p.m. ET tonight.  You can join the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag #RocketmanWatchParty, and upload photos of yourself sporting your Rocketman merchandise.

As the film plays, Elton will share his thoughts and insights on @EltonOfficial.

Amazon Prime Video adorably announced the Watch Party by tweeting at Elton, "Hey @EltonOfficial, are you free to watch a movie Friday night?"  To which he replied, "Absolutely - David and I were just planning our evening. How about 7pm?"

In other Elton news, his current Farewell Tour has been voted Australia's favorite concert tour of all time in a poll of 5,000 users by Ticketek Australia, an event ticketing company.  Among the other tours it beat were Down Under treks by PinkAdeleEd SheeranTaylor Swift and Bruce Springsteen.

 


By Andrea Dresdale
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The Doobie Brothers' 50th anniversary tour with Michael McDonald postponed until 2021

The Doobie Brothers will be "rockin' down the highway" on their 50th anniversary tour a year later than planned because of the COVID-19 crisis. The North American trek originally was supposed to get underway this June 9 in West Palm Beach, Florida, but now will kick off on July 17 in the same city.

The tour, which will feature former Doobie Brothers singer/keyboardist Michael McDonald joining the band's current lineup, includes 46 shows and is mapped out through an October 23 performance in New Orleans.

Due to scheduling conflicts, several of the previously announced 2020 concerts have been canceled rather than postponed. Those shows were to have taken place in Mount Pleasant, Michigan; Sioux City, Iowa; Boise, Idaho; Albuquerque, New Mexico; Little Rock, Arkansas; Bossier City, Louisiana; and Memphis, Tennessee.

Fans with tickets for a rescheduled concert can use them to attend the new date. Fans preferring a refund will receive an email with instructions on how to get one soon. Ticket holders can get more information via the point of purchase.

To check out the band's full tour schedule, visit TheDoobieBrothers.com.

As previously reported, The Doobie Brothers also are slated to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Famethis year. The ceremony, which originally had been scheduled for May 2, has been postponed until November 7.  Later that month, the group is scheduled to play a Las Vegas residency at The Venetian Theatre.

By Matt Friedlander
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WHAT'S TRENDING WITH DIANE LYN: GRADS GOWNS 4 GOOD

A student from the University of Vermont, is taking those graduation gowns and not letting them go to waste. He decided to repurpose them as personal protective equipment for frontline health care workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic. How cool is that! He has now turned it into a nationwide movement. Donate your graduation gowns for goodhttps://www.gowns4good.net/

20th anniversary edition of Eric Clapton and B.B. King's 'Riding with the King' album due out in June

By MATT FRIEDLANDER, ABC News

In 1999, Eric Clapton teamed up with his friend and one of his blues idols B.B. King for a collaborative album called Riding with the King, which was released in 2000 and went on to win a Grammy for Best Traditional Blues Album. Now, in celebration of the record's 20th anniversary, an expanded version will be released on June 26.

The Riding with the King reissue will include two bonus tracks that were recorded during the original sessions -- a cover of the blues standard "Rollin' and Tumblin'" and a version of B.B.'s own "Let Me Love You."

The 20th anniversary edition of Riding with the King will be available on CD and as a two-LP vinyl set. A limited-edition blue-vinyl version of the record can be purchased exclusively at Clapton's official online store.

Those who pre-order the album will receive an instant download of "Rollin' and Tumblin'," which also has been released as a digital single and via streaming services. In addition, you can check out the track now at Clapton's official YouTube channel.

Riding with the King's original 12-song track list features four original King tunes, plus renditions of the Johnny Mercer-Harold Arlen standard "Come Rain or Come Shine"; Sam & Dave's soul classic "Hold On I'm Coming," which was written by Isaac Hayes and David Porter; and the blues standard "Key to the Highway." In addition, the title track was written by acclaimed singer/songwriter John Hiatt.

The album featured musical contributions from many of Clapton's longtime touring band members, including guitarists Andy Fairweather Low and Doyle Bramhall II, drummer Steve Gadd and bassist Nathan East, as well as acclaimed session drummer Jim Keltner and guitarist Wendy Melvoin from Prince's group The Revolution.

Here's the full track list:

"Riding with the King"
"Ten Long Years"
"Key to the Highway"
"Marry You"
"Three O'Clock Blues"
"Help the Poor"
"I Wanna Be"
"Worried Life Blues"
"Days of Old"
"When My Heart Beats Like a Hammer"
"Hold On I'm Coming"
"Come Rain or Come Shine"

Bonus tracks:
"Rollin' and Tumblin'
"Let Me Love You"

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Queen's Brian May reveals he suffered a "small heart attack," underwent stent procedure

Queen guitarist Brian May recently suffered "a small heart attack," and underwent an operation to have stents placed in three partially blocked coronary arteries.

The 72-year-old Rock & Roll Hall of Famer revealed the news in a video message posted Sunday on his official website and socials. 

May explained that he had the heart attack while struggling with another health issue: excruciating leg pain that he initially thought stemmed from a ripped gluteus muscle. It turned out to be caused by a compressed sciatic nerve.

"[I]t's not something that did me any harm," Brian said of the heart attack. "It was about 40 minutes of pain in the chest and tightness, and that feeling in the arms and sweating."

May says that after undergoing an angiogram, doctors discovered three congested arteries and gave him the choice: He could have open-heart surgery or have stents placed in the blood vessels.

"[A]fter a lot of thought and deliberation, I opted for the stents," he explained. "And the…same day, I went in there and they did it. And it wasn't that easy, but the only reason it wasn't easy for me was because of…the excruciating pain I had in my leg."

May continued, "I walked out with a heart that's very strong now, so I think I'm in good shape for some time to come. And if I'm not, we can have another angiogram."

Brian noted that his experience made him think that perhaps everyone over age 60 should consider having an angiogram, because he had no symptoms before having the heart attack.

May added that his leg pain continues to be treated by "a fantastic physiotherapist."

For now, Brian said, "I'm good, I'm here, and I'm ready to rock."

By Matt Friedlander
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The Band/Robbie Robertson documentary 'Once Were Brothers' gets released on DVD and Blu-ray today

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band, the 2019 documentary inspired by Robbie Robertson's 2016 memoir Testimony, gets its release on DVD, Blu-ray and digital HD today.

The film focuses on new interviews with The Band's founding guitarist and main songwriter, who shares recollections about memorable events and incidents spanning from his childhood through his years with the influential Americana group.

Speaking recently with ABC Audio, Robertson describes his experience with The Band's other musicians as "an incredible journey," which began when Robbie was a teenager playing Toronto clubs as singer Ronnie Hawkins' backing group, The Hawks, and ended after The Band's historic farewell concert "The Last Waltz."

Robertson says when the documentary was being put together, he didn't have a lot to do with it because was busy with various other projects. He tells ABC Audio that when he did get to see how the movie was progressing, he was impressed by the job that the movie's then-24-year-old director, Daniel Roher, and his team were doing.

"When I came into it, I was really surprised on how emotional this film was," he explains. "'Cause…to be honest with you, I don't like many music documentary things that they do…So when I saw it, I thought, 'Whoa, this is really quite moving, and they're doing a great job.' And you could feel the intensity of the work being put into it."

Robertson adds, "The brotherhood in The Band is so strong in this film, and the way the filmmakers portrayed the honesty of that…I just didn't know that it could be that moving." (AUDIO IS ABC 1-ON-1)

As previously reported, Once Were Brothers also features new interviews with Eric ClaptonBruce SpringsteenVan MorrisonPeter Gabriel and Taj Mahal, among others.

Visit OnceWereBrothers.com for more details.

By Matt Friedlander
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What's Trending with Diane Lyn: Must Read Weird Things Restaurant Are Doing To Reopen

We all need to get back in business, especially restaurants. I miss dining out with my hubby. But this will be a major task because it is food service. Already restaurants are getting creative and coming up with some “out of the box” ideas. Are these good ones?

Having glass surround your table?

Social distancing by using mannequins at unoccupied tables? That’s kinda creepy!

Read more about it, here: https://www.msn.com/en-us/foodanddrink/restaurantsandnews/the-weirdest-things-restaurants-are-doing-to-bring-you-back/ar-BB145CkV?li=BBnb7Kw&ocid=spartandhp

What's Trending with Diane Ly: Reisterstown dad has come up with a mobile graduation.

Reisterstown dad has come up with a mobile graduation. Michael Rossman who is a comedian and circus performer who came up with “The Grad Mobile”. The idea came about because of his graduating daughter.

Here’s what you can get with the pomp and circumstance: a custom logo and a socially distanced diploma, balloons with your school colors, live streaming and more. To find out more:

https://carboneentertainment.com/thegradmobile/

Daryl Hall, Patti LaBelle to perform at PHLove concert aiding Philadelphia-area charities

Daryl Hall and Patti LaBelle are among the artists set to headline PHLove, a one-off variety concert taking place this Thursday, May 21, at 7 p.m. ET that will raise money for and awareness about the PHL COVID-19 Fund.

The fund has been offering financial support to hundreds of nonprofit organizations in the Philadelphia area and Southern New Jersey that serve those in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

The show will feature performances and appearances by various celebrities from Philadelphia or with connections to the city, including Hall, LaBelle, QuestloveDJ Jazzy JeffAmos Lee and many others. The event's lineup also will include a number of surprise guests.

PHLove will air on several local television and radio stations, and also will stream nationwide at Inquirer.comand Radio.com.

The PHL COVID-19 Fund, supported in partnership by Philadelphia Foundation and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (UWGPSNJ), has raised $16 million over the last eight weeks and helped almost 400 regional nonprofits. However, additional funds are needed for the charity to help meet the communities' needs.

"The additional funds raised from this event will not only make sure their doors remain open for those hardest hit in our community but ensure we stand ready to address emerging needs as well," says Bill Golderer, the UWGPSNJ's president and CEO.

For more information about the fund, visit PHLCOVID19Fund.org.

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Pretty Things frontman Phil May dies at age 75

Phil May, lead singer of the veteran British band The Pretty Things, died Friday from complications following hip surgery after a recent biking accident, The Guardian reports. He was 75.

May co-founded The Pretty Things in 1963 with guitarist Dick Taylor, who had been playing bass in The Rolling Stones before teaming up with Phil.

The Pretty Things started out a raucous blues-rock band, a scored a couple of top-20 hits in the U.K.: "Don't Bring Me Down" in 1964, and "Honey I Need" in 1965.

As the '60s progressed, The Pretty Things developed a more psychedelic-influenced sound, and in December 1968 they released what is considered the first rock opera, S.F. Sorrow. The record, based on a short story by May, tells the story of a character named Sebastian F. Sorrow from his birth to his death.

The group's style later evolved to incorporate prog-rock and glam-rock influences. May left The Pretty Things in 1976 and formed a short-lived project called The Fallen Angels, but relaunched his old band in 1978.

The Pretty Things retired from touring in 2018, and played a farewell concert that year featuring guest appearances by Van Morrison and Pink Floyd's David Gilmour.

David Bowie was a huge fan of The Pretty Things, and included renditions of two of the band's songs -- "Rosalyn" and "Don't Bring Me Down" -- on his 1973 covers album, Pin Ups.

According to The Guardian, a new Pretty Things studio album is scheduled for release this year.

May is survived by two children -- son Paris and daughter Sorrel -- and partner Colin Graham.

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Graham Nash has already written "half an album" in quarantine

Graham Nash isn't letting a little thing like quarantine slow down his productivity.

On this weekend's edition of CBS Sunday Morning, the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer says lockdown has "not been too weird for me," adding, "I'm not a very social creature. I like to stay in my apartment. I like to be making music....I'm doing demos. I've got half an album already done."

Nash was five shows into a sold-out tour when COVID-19 derailed his -- and everyone else's -- plans, and he predicts it's going to be quite a while before he'll be able to return to the road.

"Obviously, I love to perform. I love to communicate," he says. "But quite frankly I don't see that happening until 2021. That's almost another year away."

Nash's socially distanced interview with CBS This Morning co-host Anthony Mason took place in the garden of St. Mark's Church in New York City, where the singer/songwriter moved six years ago.

You can watch the full interview this Sunday, May 17, at 9 a.m. ET on CBS.

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What's Trending with Diane Lyn: Happy Facts About Animals

A little something guaranteed to make you smile today, the cute things about animals like:
 

Gentoo penguins propose to their mates with a pebble for their nest.
 

Cows make friends with other cows, that is why you see them in herds.
 

Squirrels will adopt other baby squirrels.
 

Dog feel safe when they smell us.
 

Ducks shake their tails when they are happy.
 

Sea Otters hold hands when they sleep.
 

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/smart-living/40-happy-facts-thatll-make-your-day-a-little-better/ss-BB13NOEh

All-star Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert to screen on YouTube Friday as COVID-19 fundraiser

In April of 1992, some of music's biggest names -- including David BowieRobert Plant, Guns N' Roses and Elton John -- gathered at Wembley Stadium for a giant Freddie Mercury tribute concert.  All the money raised was used by Queen's Brian MayRoger Taylor and the band's manager to launch the HIV/AIDS charity Mercury Phoenix Trust.  But now, you can watch the concert online, and raise money for yet another worthy cause.

The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness will screen tomorrow, May 15, at 2 p.m. ET at Queen's official YouTube channel, and fans will be encouraged to donate to support the COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund for the World Health Organization.  Google will match two dollars for every dollar donated. 

In addition to Bowie, Plant, Elton and GN'R, other acts who performed at the tribute concert included George MichaelAnnie Lennox, Metallica, Def Leppard, The Who's Roger Daltrey, Seal, Ian Hunter, Mick RonsonTonny Iommi and Paul Young, among others.  U2 also appeared via satellite.

The remaining members of Queen also took part in the show, which marked the final large-scale live event that bass player John Deacon played with the band before he retired.

While the concert will be available for 48 hours only, the ongoing Google/YouTube UN Foundation campaign fundraiser runs through June 30, 2020.

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Don Henley raises more than $30K for food bank by writing down the lyrics to an Eagles hit

Texas native Don Henley has raised thousands of dollars for a food bank in Dallas, simply by putting pen to paper.

Page Six reports that Henley contacted Heritage Auctions, which was holding an online sale of memorabilia to raise money for the North Dallas Food Bank, to find out how he could help. What he ended up doing was taking a piece of paper and writing down the lyrics to one of The Eagles' signature songs, "Desperado." That piece of paper ended up selling for $33,700.

The price was surprising, considering auction listing made it very clear that the handwritten sheet was not "the original lyrics" for the tune, which was released on the Eagles' album of the same name in 1973.

"He created a special, one-of-a-kind keepsake for one lucky fan -- handwritten lyrics to a song that continues to resonate with fans and seems quite appropriate in these strange times in which we find ourselves in," the listing read.

Henley also donated an acoustic guitar signed by himself and the rest of the current Eagles lineup: Joe WalshTimothy B. SchmitDeacon Frey and Vince Gill

Advertised as "the closest anyone’s getting to the Eagles for more than a year,” the guitar brought in $12,600, according to Page Six. The Eagles, as previously reported, had to postpone their tour due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The entire auction, which also featured sports memorabilia and more, raised more than $100,000, which will provide 300,000 meals for those in North Texas.

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Sammy Hagar takes part in all-star Nashville benefit with Brian May & Joe Walsh on new 'Rock & Roll Road Trip'

This Sunday's episode of AXS TV's Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar features the Red Rocker traveling to Nashville for a star-studded benefit concert organized by James Burton, the lead guitarist of Elvis Presley's famed backing group The TCB Band.

In addition to participating in the event, which took place this past November, Sammy Hagar got to chat with some of the other performers -- Queen's Brian MayThe EaglesJoe Walsh and country great Tanya Tucker.

Sammy tells ABC Audio that while talking with May, "[H]e told me some really, really interesting things about Queen that I didn't know. And, what a great guy."

In a preview clip, which you can watch on the AXS TV YouTube channel, Hagar asks Walsh what the secret is to career longevity in the music business.

"If you can break through to a different generation than yours, Joe notes, adding, "Don't get too famous. Just get famous a little bit, and stay that way."

Hagar tells ABC Audio that perhaps the highlight of his Nashville visit was chatting with Tucker.

"I did the longest interview with her I've ever done for Rock & Roll Road Trip," he revealed. "And I'm going, 'I want her to do her own show,' because, man, she was so interesting, [with her] stories about Merle Haggardand Glen Campbell and some of the other people that she's hung out with."

Hagar described the concert as "kind of as a crazy, unorganized deal."

He recalls that during a performance of "Jailhouse Rock," "there must have been 20 people on stage…And Joe and I split the vocals, and he took a little guitar solo. And there was six other guitar players trying to take solos."

The episode premieres Sunday at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT.

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Sammy Hagar takes part in all-star Nashville benefit with Brian May & Joe Walsh on new 'Rock & Roll Road Trip'

This Sunday's episode of AXS TV's Rock & Roll Road Trip with Sammy Hagar features the Red Rocker traveling to Nashville for a star-studded benefit concert organized by James Burton, the lead guitarist of Elvis Presley's famed backing group The TCB Band.

In addition to participating in the event, which took place this past November, Sammy Hagar got to chat with some of the other performers -- Queen's Brian MayThe EaglesJoe Walsh and country great Tanya Tucker.

Sammy tells ABC Audio that while talking with May, "[H]e told me some really, really interesting things about Queen that I didn't know. And, what a great guy."

In a preview clip, which you can watch on the AXS TV YouTube channel, Hagar asks Walsh what the secret is to career longevity in the music business.

"If you can break through to a different generation than yours, Joe notes, adding, "Don't get too famous. Just get famous a little bit, and stay that way."

Hagar tells ABC Audio that perhaps the highlight of his Nashville visit was chatting with Tucker.

"I did the longest interview with her I've ever done for Rock & Roll Road Trip," he revealed. "And I'm going, 'I want her to do her own show,' because, man, she was so interesting, [with her] stories about Merle Haggardand Glen Campbell and some of the other people that she's hung out with."

Hagar described the concert as "kind of as a crazy, unorganized deal."

He recalls that during a performance of "Jailhouse Rock," "there must have been 20 people on stage…And Joe and I split the vocals, and he took a little guitar solo. And there was six other guitar players trying to take solos."

The episode premieres Sunday at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT.

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What's Trending With Diane Lyn: Free Doughnuts

Something nice for the graduating Class of 2020. They get free Krispy Kreme doughnuts week only!

A new 2020 graduate dozen will be offered for free for graduates, next week starting May 18th. The graduate needs to wear their cap and gown or show other Class of 2020 swag (like a class ring, student ID, etc) proving their senior status.

The 2020 Graduate Dozen includes an assortment of classic varieties. To find out what kind of donuts, click on the link:

https://www.krispykreme.com/promos/2020seniorweek

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