Stories by Mike Anthony

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…

Tuesday, December 3, 201312/03/2013

Billy Joel announces permanent residency at Madison Square Garden

At a press conference, Billy Joel announced that he will have an ongoing residency at Madison Square Garden. Joel will…

Monday, November 18, 201311/18/2013

ZZ Top gets behind a worthwhile cause

A couple of my favorite Classic Rock acts, ZZ Top and John Mellencamp have both begun promoting “Veterans Matter,” a…

Tuesday, November 12, 201311/12/2013

Bad luck is actually good luck for a Globetrotter

Check out this amazing video showing Bull Bullard of the Harlem Globetrotters, as his trick dunk goes terribly wrong.  He…

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.