Happy Birthday Tom Jones

78 Years Young! Happy Birthday Tom Jones Sir Thomas John Woodward OBE (born 7 June 1940), also known by his stage name Tom Jones, is a Welsh singer. His career has spanned six decades, from his emergence as a vocalist in the mid-1960s with a string of top hits, regular touring, appearances in Las Vegas […]

Happy Birthday Suzi Quatro

Happy Birthday to one of Shangrla Radio’s Loyal Supporters! Suzi Quatro Between 1973 and 1980, Suzi was awarded six Bravo Ottos. In 2010, she was voted into the Michigan Rock and Roll Legends online Hall of Fame. Suzi has sold over 50 million albums and continues to perform live, worldwide. Her most recent studio album was […]

Happy Birthday Bob Dylan

May 24, 1941 Bob Dylan was born Robert Allen Zimmerman on May 24, 1941. He became a reluctant “voice of a generation” during the 1960’s with songs such as “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “The Times They Are a-Changin”. Bob has received many awards including the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2016. Dylan’s lyrics incorporate a wide […]

The Royal Wedding

Shangrla Radio sends Congratulations to the  Duke and Duchess of Sussex      

George Harrison’s FIRST Electric Guitar Is Up For Auction

The first electric guitar owned by George Harrison will be auctioned on May 19, with an expected value of between $200,000 and $300,000. Auctioneers Juliens will conduct the sale as part of a rock memorabilia sale at the Hard Rock Cafe in New York City. “Harrison played the Hoffner Club 40 when the Beatles played around Liverpool, England, as […]

Music Modernization Act, unanimously passed by the U.S. House of Representatives

New legislation designed to improve the way music creators are paid and protected was unanimously passed by the U.S. House of Representatives yesterday. The Music Modernization Act, which aims take account of the digital revolution, will go to the Senate next month. Specifically, the MMA proposes the establishment of a central database of creators so those […]

Lynyrd Skynyrd Announces Their Last EVER Concert

The last concert Lynyrd Skynyrd will play is going to be a hometown affair. Yesterday (April 20), they revealed one more date to their Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour: a Sept. 2 date at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla., the city where the band was formed. According to News4Jax, the band broke the news at the […]

Guitar Center is reportedly facing “imminent bankruptcy.”

Guitar Center, the largest chain of music equipment stores in the U.S., is reportedly facing “imminent bankruptcy.” Digital Music News said that financial service firm Standard & Poor’s recently downgraded the business to CCC– status, indicating that a default event is expected in the near future. With 269 stores across the nation, Guitar Center has a history […]

Jimmy Page Just Made A Huge Led Zeppelin Announcement

It’s About Time!! Against all speculations, guitarist Jimmy Page has just revealed that a Led Zeppelin live record is in the works. In a recent interview with Planet Rock, Page revealed that there is an abundance of unheard live material from Led Zeppelin and they are finally going to release all of it! Jimmy Page had this to say about […]

Neil Diamond to Receive Songwriters Hall of Fame’s Highest Honor

Neil Diamond has been named this year’s recipient of the prestigious Johnny Mercer Award at the 49th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame induction ceremony and gala in New York City on June 14. The music icon, 77, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984, will be given the award, which is the […]