Stories by Mike Anthony

Monday, January 20, 201401/20/2014

Ann Wilson sings National Anthem

In case you missed this moment before Sunday’s Seahawks vs. 49ers Conference Championship game, here it is again.  I think…

Monday, January 13, 201401/13/2014

The Eagles’ New World Record

The Eagles will resume their 40th Anniversary Tour on Wednesday, January 15 in Los Angeles at The Forum, which has…

Friday, January 10, 201401/10/2014

Craft Beer: My Top 20

It was another banner year for craft beer, so I thought I’d give you my Top 20.  When choosing a…

Thursday, January 2, 201401/02/2014

Billy Joel’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve

Billy Joel’s New Year’s Eve concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center combined a mixture of his classic songs with deep album…

Wednesday, December 18, 201312/18/2013

Funny stuff: McCartney wants a free t-shirt

On Sunday, December 15th, Paul McCartney attended a Brooklyn Nets basketball game.  The guy is worth 800-million dollars, but that…

Tuesday, December 17, 201312/17/2013

The Big Man on a postage stamp?

The Backstreet.com website, and their contributing writer Shawn Poole, are sponsoring a petition to get sax man Clarence Clemons on…

Tuesday, December 10, 201312/10/2013

Billy Joel and Carlos Santana receive honors

On Friday, December 6th, Billy Joel and Carlos Santana were among the recipients of the 2013 Kennedy Center Honors at…

Monday, December 9, 201312/09/2013

Lennon interviewed on Monday Night Football

The Fox continues to honor the memory of John Lennon all week long.  On this Day in Rock History, December…

Thursday, December 5, 201312/05/2013

Springsteen’s handwritten lyrics sell for big bucks

Handwritten lyrics to Bruce Springsteen’s 1975 hit “Born to Run” sold Thursday at auction at Sotheby’s in New York for…

Wednesday, December 4, 201312/04/2013

The Rolling Stones “14 On Fire”

I’ve done my best to keep up with The Stones this year, so here’s some tour news to pass along…

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