RNR News and Notes Archives for 2022-04

Paul McCartney Got Back Tour Kick Off Show Includes John Lennon 'Duet' - Watch

Paul McCartney took the stage for the first time in two years this week in - playing an intimate show in Spokane, WA.  


“They said, ‘Get back,’ and we got back. And it feels cool ... You’ll have to give me a moment to myself, just to let me take this in.” 


With a catalog as extensive as his - McCartney doesn’t need any additional hype to pack his concerts .. but that's not the case on this tour.   


For his performance of “I’ve Got A Feeling” - Paul was accompanied by archival  footage of John Lennon, taken from Peter Jackson’s Disney+ documentary “The Beatles: Get Back”.


Check out the two crooning 'alongside' each other.




“So, Peter Jackson, the director of the ‘Get Back’ film, he texts me one day. And he says, ‘We can extract John’s voice. He can sing with you live,’” McCartney told the roaring crowd after the song finished.


Here is some more more crowd shot footage of the show ... and hopefully a preview of what we'll see in June in Baltimore! 




Can’t Buy Me Love (The Beatles)
Junior’s Farm (Wings)
Letting Go (Wings)
Got To Get You Into My Life (The Beatles)
Come On To Me
Let Me Roll It (Wings)
Getting Better (The Beatles) (First time since 2003)
Women & Wives (Live debut)
My Valentine
1985 (Wings)
Maybe I’m Amazed
I’ve Just Seen A Face (The Beatles)
In Spite Of All The Danger (The Quarrymen)
Love Me Do (The Beatles)
Dance Tonight
Blackbird (The Beatles)
Here Today
Queenie Eye
Lady Madonna (The Beatles)
Fuh You
Being For The Benefit Of Mr. Kite (The Beatles)
Something (The Beatles)
Ob La Di Ob La Da (The Beatles)
You Never Give Me Your Money (The Beatles) (First time since 2003)
She Came in Through the Bathroom Window (The Beatles) (First time since 2008)
Get Back (The Beatles)
Band On The Run (Wings)
Let It Be (The Beatles)
Live And Let Die (Wings)
Hey Jude (The Beatles)


I’ve Got A Feeling (The Beatles)
Birthday (The Beatles)
Helter Skelter (The Beatles)
Golden Slumbers (The Beatles)
Carry That Weight (The Beatles)
The End (The Beatles)

Live Nation has announced the return of 'Concert Week' - selling $25 tickets to over 3700 shows as part

Just when it seems like the price of everything is going up - Live Nation has announced they are dropping prices to concert tickets ... selling tickets to over 3700 shows for $25 - all in

Thats right- you can get tickets to see some amazing shows for less than a tank of gas during Concert Week, May 4 -11.  


Shows you can see through the promotion include: 070 Shake, 311, AFI, AJR, Alanis Morissette, Alice Cooper, Alice In Chains, Alicia Keys, Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness, Anthrax, BANKS, Benny the Butcher, Big K.R.I.T., Bleachers, Bon Iver, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Bonnie Raitt, Boyz II Men, Brandi Carlile, Chelsea Handler, Chicago and Brian Wilson, Chris Rock, Coheed and Cambria, Courtney Barnett, Dashboard Confessional, Dave Chappelle, Death Cab for Cutie, Debbie Gibson, Def Leppard & Mötley Crüe, Deftones, Denzel Curry, Devo, Duran Duran, EarthGang, Elvis Costello, Franz Ferdinand, Freddie Gibbs, Garbage, Goo Goo Dolls, H.E.R., HAIM, Halsey, Iliza Shlesinger, Incubus, Indigo Girls, Interpol and Spoon, Jack White, Jason Isbell, Jim Gaffigan, John Legend, John Mulaney, Kevin Hart, King Princess, KISS, Koffee, Korn and Evanescence, Kraftwerk, Leon Bridges, Lord Huron, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Mac DeMarco, Machine Gun Kelly, Maren Morris, Margaret Cho, Megadeth, Metric, Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, New Found Glory, Nikki Glaser, Norah Jones, ODESZA, Patton Oswalt, Pet Shop Boys, Primus, Purity Ring, Rise Against, Rob Zombie and Mudvayne, Roxy Music, Santana and Earth, Wind, & Fire, Sheryl Crow, Sigur Rós, Simple Plan, Slipknot, Spoon, Steely Dan, SWEDISH HOUSE MAFIA, Summer Walker, Sylvan Esso, T-Pain, Tears For Fears, Tenacious D, The Black Keys, The Chicks, The Head and The Heart, The Killers, The Offspring, The Who, Third Eye Blind, Tina Fey, Willie Nelson, Wiz Khalifa and Logic, Wu-Tang Clanand Nas, Yola, ZZ Top, and more


Get all the details HERE 

Billie Eilish Performs Gorillaz's "Feel Good Inc." with Damon Albarn at Coachella 2022: WATCH

Performing at a music festival just isn't enough anymore .. you have to add something special these days - especially if you are the headliner - and that's just what Billie Eilish did with her Saturday night headlining performance at Coachella.  


The Cali native's set  included a surprise appearance from Damon Albarn, of Blur and Gorillaz - who joined the young pop singer to perform Gorillaz’s classic “Feel Good Inc." 


Here's here full 25 song set list 

bury a friend
I Didn’t Change My Number
Therefore I Am
my strange addiction
lovely (with Khalid)
you should see me in a crown
Billie Bossa Nova
Halley’s Comet
i love you
Your Power
ocean eyes
Getting Older (with Damon Albarn)
Feel Good Inc.(Gorillaz cover) (with Damon Albarn and Posdnuos of De La Soul)
when the party’s over
all the good girls go to hell
everything i wanted
bad guy
Happier Than Ever

Kurt Cobain's Fender Mustang from Nirvana's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' Video Is Up for Auction

Pretty much anything Kurt Cobain touched has gone for big bucks when it hit the auction block.  Someone paid $22,400 for a plate he wrote their 9:30 Club set list on after using it to eat a slice of pizza.  



Next month - the Nirvana frontman’s 1969 left-handed Fender Mustang guitar, witha Competition Lake Placid blue finish with a matching headstock - used in the video for the band's break out hit Smells Like Teen Spirit - will hit the auction block.

The guitar is expected to go for $600,000 to $800,000 at auction and a portion of the proceeds will go to Kicking The Stigma, an initiative aimed at raising awareness about mental health disorders and removing the stigmas that come with discussing mental health.


Along with other items belonging the Cobain, the auction will feature items from  The Beatles, Eddie Van Halen, QUEEN, Elvis Presley, Lady Gaga, Michael Jackson, Madonna, Little Richard, Elton John, Bob Dylan, Erica Clapton, Cher, Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix and more.  Check it out at



Watch 'Grunge Frasier' - A Parody Clip Honoring the 90's Seattle Sound

What if Dr. Frasier Crane ever listened to Pearl Jam instead of the symphony?  What if Niles Crane was a Soundgarden fan?  What if Daphne had a raw primal experience in the pit.  



The family in the 90's hit Fraiser did live in Seattle ... but the grunge scene wasnt' for them ... but comedian Jon Blair has re-imagined the show as if it was in this hilarious clip that went viral recently.  



Watch George Clinton Join Red Hot Chili Peppers for 'Give It Away' Encore at Intimate LA Show

The Red Hot Chili Peppers had quite the week ... they received their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, released their new album Unlimited Love, performed on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel Live and played their first proper show with John Frusciante back in the band. 


At said show - that was at LA's Fonda Theater - the band was joined by long time friend and collabortor - the godfather of funk - George Clinton.  Clinton joined the band for their encore performance of Give It Away. Check it out: 



This isn't the first time Clinton jammed with the Peppers - he previously joined them on stage for a performance of “Higher Ground” when they were inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame and at a  show in Sydney, Australia  to perform “Give It Away”