Steely Found?

It's possible that "the holy grail" of Steely Dan recordings has been found. Read this Facebook post from recording engineer Roger Nichols, then watch a live performance of a classic from the same recording session:

Luke & Ringo

“Luke” is the nickname of legendary guitarist Steve Lukather, best known from Toto. He has a solo album in the works, and a song from that project — “Run To Me” — is out, featuring Ringo Starr on drums (Lukather has taken part in the Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band tours). Watch the music video:

A Song For Joe

That’s the name of the Joe Strummer tribute this Friday (August 21st). Strummer, arguably the most-key member of The Clash, would have been 70 on the 21st, so to commemorate the occasion, a myriad of artists like Bruce Springsteen, George Harrison’s son Dhani, Bob Weir, and more are taking part in the tribute, which also benefits “Save Our Stages.” The tribute will livestream at the YouTube link below: