Music Gear News
Brian Wilson to complete George Gershwin songs
The Beach Boys' former bass guitar player Brian Wilson is to adapt unfinished songs by George Gershwin.
Wilson is planning to record an album of classic George and Ira Gershwin songs and has been given access to rare pieces of half-completed material by the family estate.
The music legend will finish the compositions and include them on a record he has described as the "most spiritual project" he has ever undertaken.
"Along with Irving Berlin, Gershwin basically invented the popular song, but he did something more," Wilson commented.
"He had a gift for melody that nobody has ever equalled."
The former Beach Boys star added that Gershwin's music, which includes songs such as Someone to Watch Over Me and Summertime, is timeless and very accessible.
Wilson himself is regarded as one of the world's greatest living songwriters, as he wrote many Beach Boys hits and was the driving force behind their seminal LP Pet Sounds.
Former Beatle and fellow bass guitar player Paul McCartney has regularly cited this as a key influence on the Fab Four's Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album.Posted on 10 Oct 2009 10:00 to category : Band / Celebrity News
Related Music News
Verified by the guitarist himself, Slash's B.C Rich played a pivotal role in Guns N' Roses rise to fame
Featuring a number of tracks by their favourite artists, the Stone's latest effort is set for release December 2nd
Speaking to friend and radio host Eddie Trunk Frehley stated that he would rejoin the band if the offer came his way
In aid of The Children Hospital Charity, Arctic Monkeys have signed a statue of an elephant to be auctioned off for charity
Following a tweet on Wednesday, the band revealed a typo error in their previous announcement and have revealed that they will be returning in 2017
A plaque marking where David Bowie resided whilst he created his revered Berlin album trilogy has been destroyed
Recent Music News
Introducing the AD-2 Acoustic Amp, CP-1X Compressor and JC-22 Jazz Chorus Guitar Amplifier
In August controversy was in the air as the Dirty Dancing stage show fired its live musicians in favour of a backing track. Now the Musicians' Union urge its members to join in the protest.
Cancelling his remaining shows in December due to ill health, fears arise over the guitar legends health
With two plug-ins worth up to 199 Euros, users who purchase a A77X between 24/10/2016-31/01/2017 can experience unprecedented audio quality at a fraction of the price.
In recent times, the theft of musical instruments and gear seems to be more prevalent than ever. With this GPS guitar pedal, users can track their stolen equipment simply by logging in online on their phone or tablet.
Paving the path for unique high quality drum stools, Roc 'n' Soc's products cater to caters comfort and overall playing experience.