A number of newsgroups have had the following posting. We thought those who were fans of Bo Diddley might be interested in contributing:
One of the founding fathers of rock & roll, BO DIDDLEY celebrates his 78th birthday on Saturday December 30th 2006 and we encourage all his many fans around the world to sign the BO DIDDLEY-The Originator website Guestbook with their birthday greetings and messages.
As we always do at this time of year, we are making special arrangements for BO DIDDLEY to view each and every one of your greetings. This is an opportunity for you to convey your appreciation and best wishes to one of the undisputed legends of rock & roll and a true original on the occasion of his 78th birthday.
Please sign the Guestbook, located at http://members.tripod.com/~Originator_2/guestbook.html and show your support for The Originator - BO DIDDLEY.
Thank you very much.
David Blakey, Webmaster,
BO DIDDLEY-The Originator
Eddie Money will be releasing his first album since 1999 on February 13th. Wanna Go Back contains covers of 1960's songs like Jenny Take a Ride, Good Lovin', Build Me Up Buttercup, Mockingbird and Expressway (to Your Heart). The first single will be You Don't Know Me.
Hit the high seas this January with the Kingston Trio. The current group will be joined by special guests Bob Shane and John Stewart for a 15-day concert cruise from San Diego to Hawaii. Not only will there be concerts, but also Q&A sessions, workshops and more. Full information is on the Kingston Trio's website.
2007 is going to be a busy year for Don McLean. Plans are in the works for the publication of his autobiography, a new album is being recorded and a tour dates are already in place for both the US and the United Kingdom.
Billy Joel has been chosen to sing the National Anthem at Super Bowl XLI on February 4th in Miami.
Kenny Loggins has hit the road with his Celebrate Me Home for Christmas tour. Per his website, the first half of the shows will concentrate on songs of the season while the second half will contain material from throughout his career. There are thirteen dates scheduled between now and Christmas in the Northeast and Midwest with the final concert of the tour in Cerritos, California.
Rod Stewart's divorce from Rachel Hunter is now official. Ten points to anyone who even knew they were still officially married.
Links of Interest:
Odetta (Peta Peta) is interviewed by the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Ronnie Spector is out on the road again with her holiday show. The Star Online has an interview with her on the tour and her life.
Modern Guitar Magazine has posted an archived interview from 1989 with Jeff Beck.
For those who missed it, the transcript of the chat with Wanda Jackson is now on-line at her webite.