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The legendary Tony Bongiovi, founder of New York's Power Station studio, recalls the day the late Meat Loaf brought Yankees player and comic genius Yogi Berra to a session. The kicker is that the story casually mentions at the end that Bongiovi is working on a memoir.
Wait until you see the video and photos for this one -- rockers Halestorm were asleep in a hotel when they were woken at 3 AM with the news their tour bus outside was on fire. No one was hurt and only a few personal items were lost, but the inside of that bus is now literally toast. Everyone involved is very, very lucky.
Here's a fantastic story about Becky Lynn Street, newly appointed General Manager of the Whitewater Amphitheatre in Texas, relating how she got there. From touring in a van to overseeing merch to becoming a venue production manager that hired an all-female staff, Street worked her way up to the top. The story is not merely inspiring, but also insightful and smart.
This story is getting a lot of attention at the moment and for good reason, as it explores why old music (more than two years old) makes up 70 percent of the current music market and how the demand for new music is actually shrinking.