ROD STEWART DEBUTS HIS FIRST EVER CHRISTMAS ALBUM, MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY SET FOR OCTOBER 30th RELEASE ON VERVE MUSIC GROUP
FEATURED GUESTS INCLUDE MICHAEL BUBLÉ, MARY J. BLIGE, CEE-LO GREEN AND A VERY SPECIAL ‘VIRTUAL’ DUET WITH ELLA FITZGERALD
MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER ON ITUNES NOW!
Grammy Award®-winning, two-time Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame inductee Rod Stewart, the newest world-class megastar to join the roster of the Verve Music Group (VMG), a division of Universal Music Group (UMG), has completed MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY, his first Christmas album of his career, it was announced today by Lucian Grainge, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Universal Music Group and David Foster, Chairman, Verve Music Group. Foster serves as producer and arranger of MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY, which is set to arrive in stores on October 30th and is available for pre-order on iTunes today.
From tulsaworld.com by Jennifer Chancellor World Scene Writer
Rod Stewart and Stevie Nicks poured out their “Heart & Soul” tour at the BOK Center on Wednesday night.
Most of the tunes are ones both performers have played with mastery for hundreds of thousands of fans. To put the stars together may feel like an “Odd Couple” pairing – the rebellious blues-rocker blond power woman with the master of the pop-disco-hybrid American songbook.
Boy, it worked. Gloriously.
The night launched with a rollicking welcome and Nicks’ hammering version of the Led Zeppelin classic “Rock and Roll,” backed by a seven-piece band. A stream of photos flashed behind them all, spanning half a century of the genre.
In her trademark way, Nicks adorned the sultry warble of each song with her retro ’70s-era glittered shawls and dark lace, tambourines and baubles, and punctuated the high points with high kicks in black suede platform boots.
Both sets were wedged firmly in the past, but each has more than half a century to pull from. Fans got what they came for: bombastic classics.
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