John Shares Great Stories in Final Interview

John Shares Great Stories in Final Interview

A few months before his passing, John had performed at the Redwood Bar near LA. The show was put together by a Records fan and by any report was well attended. In fact, the enthusiastic audience was on the younger side - something that John remarked he hadn't seen...

Wicks & Birch Feud w/ Joe Jackson

Wicks & Birch Feud w/ Joe Jackson

I found this clip recently while going through some old things. In the few discussions john and I had over the years about Joe Jackson, none were very positive. Now, I know why. Per the clip in Trouser Press, March 1980 (actual clip on left): “We always like a good...

John Wicks & Debbi Peterson (Broken Sky) pt. 3

John Wicks & Debbi Peterson (Broken Sky) pt. 3

Denny Laine (Wings, Moody Blues) used to stay with John when he was in town. This particular Sunday, John and Debbi opened for Denny at McCabes. This was Denny's Band On the Run tour, if memory serves. Laine performed every song on the album, front to back. This is...

John Wicks & Debbi Peterson (Broken Sky) Pt2

John Wicks & Debbi Peterson (Broken Sky) Pt2

John performed several times with Debbi Peterson of The Bangles. Together under the name Broken Sky, they opened for Denny Laine of Wings / The Moody Blues. I believe this show is from 2016. This is part two of a three part series. You can watch part one HERE. Below,...

Al Stewart at John Wicks’ Birthday Celebration

Al Stewart at John Wicks’ Birthday Celebration

A birthday bash had been planned in his honor. The guest list included some of John's closest friends including The Bangles, Peter Case, David Paich (Toto), Jude Cole and Al Stewart among others. If memory serves, Clem Burke was there, too. Unfortunately, John's...

Wicks & Collins @ Record Collector Pt 3

Wicks & Collins @ Record Collector Pt 3

Here's part 3 (of 3) of John Wicks and Paul Collins at The Record Collector. If you missed the earlier parts, you can WATCH PART 1 HERE and WATCH PART 2 HERE, Watch part 3 below. As I was posting this, I was reminded of an incident in Syracuse NY. John and Paul were...

Wicks & Collins @ Record Collector (Pt 2)

Wicks & Collins @ Record Collector (Pt 2)

Back in 2009, John and Paul went on a "house tour". Said tour included not only house shows but small venues and record stores. This footage was from The Record Collector in New Jersey and is part two of three. You can find part one HERE. The guys had just finished a...

John Wicks & Paul Collins @ Record Collector

John Wicks & Paul Collins @ Record Collector

Back in 2007, John and Paul went on a "house tour". Said tour included not only house shows but small venues and record stores. This footage was one of the early shows at a well regarded, very popular record store in New Jersey called Record Collector. Anyway, I found...

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