Early Returns on For the Record: A Tribute to John Wicks

Early Returns on For the Record: A Tribute to John Wicks

Today is the official release date of For the Record: A Tribute to John Wicks. Here what a few people are saying about John’s latest compositions: “One of the best tributes I’ve ever heard, one of the sincerest rock n roll love letters ever crafted. It’s a pure thrill...

John’s Tribute on This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio

John’s Tribute on This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio

NEWS FLASH: We just learned that John's tribute album, FOR THE RECORD: A Tribute to John Wicks will be featured on This Is Rock 'n' Roll Radio. The show is tonight at 9pm EST on 103.3 FM in Syracuse NY and will simulcast online. Sorry for the late notice - we just...

The Tribute Album Is Here!

The Tribute Album Is Here!

On January 31, the long awaited John Wicks tribute album entitled For the Record: A Tribute to John Wicks will be available to all. Over the next few weeks we'll discuss it in more detail. In the meantime, here are the details from a birds-eye view. PRE-ORDER IT ON CD...

#4: A Brush With Sir Elton

#4: A Brush With Sir Elton

The movie about Elton John, Rocket Man, reminded me of a story John once told me. And since I actually have a moment to share it, I thought I would. We had been discussing embarrassing moments when John mentioned that he had once performed with Elton John. He didn't...

Wicks Turns 66 – An Evening to Remember

Wicks Turns 66 – An Evening to Remember

This past February 28, John Wicks would have celebrated his 66th birthday. Friends marked the date with a celebration of his life and a packed house at Bogie’s at Westlake Village. This was one of John’s favorite venues to perform at. The celebrities in attendance...

#3 “Johnny Wicked” & The Sex Pistols

#3 “Johnny Wicked” & The Sex Pistols

John Wicks was almost a Sex Pistol. Well, that’s a little bit of a stretch but not as much as one might think. After all, he was one of the first, if not the first, to interview for the job. Long before having founded The Records with Will Birch or joining the Kursaal...

One More Records Album: A Tribute to John Wicks

  As many of you know, John was in the early stages of recording some brand new Records songs just before his health declined dramatically. These new songs became the genesis for an idea – a lasting, final tribute to a true friend and musical genius.Y Friends and...

“Starry Eyes” & The Stiff Tour

“Starry Eyes” & The Stiff Tour

Ever wonder how "Starry Eyes" became a hit? It was no accident. Rather, it was right place, right time. The guys in The Records knew Dave Robinson, head of Stiff Records, long before they had a record deal with Richard Branson and Virgin Records. “Robo” as they used...

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