Chuck Berry’s Final Album, ‘Chuck,’ To Be Released Posthumously

first_imgFollowing the death of the rock icon, Chuck Berry, this past Saturday, this morning, Berry’s family confirmed that Chuck, the album that Berry had been working on at the time of his death would still be released in the future. Berry had announced the new album on his 90th birthday on October 18th of last year, making it the first solo album he’d worked on in over 38 years.His family released a statement about the album via Berry’s official Facebook, noting that “Working to prepare the release of this record in recent months and in fact over the last several years brought Chuck a great sense of joy and satisfaction. While our hearts are very heavy at this time, we know that Chuck had no greater wish than to see this album released to the world, and we know of no better way to celebrate and remember his 90 years of life than through his music.”The album will be released via Dualtone Records, and the company will release more information about the record in the future. In addition to Berry, Chuck also features Charles Berry Jr. (guitar) and Ingrid Berry (harmonica), two of his children, in addition to Jimmy Marsala (bass), Robert Lohr (piano), and Keith Robinson (drums) to round out the band. You can check out the official statement from Berry’s family below. [H/T Rolling Stone]last_img read more

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Whirlwind damages dozens of homes in Aceh

first_img“The Central Aceh BPBD has set up tents for refugees, collected data on injured victims and cleaned up fallen trees and houses. We are also coordinating with the social affairs agency about providing a public kitchen for evacuees,” Ishak, the agency’s chief, said on Tuesday as quoted by kompas.com.Some 20 people have been displaced. They have been temporarily relocated to a volleyball court in Jurusan village. (aly)Topics : A puting beliung (whirlwind), hit four villages in Pegasing district, Central Aceh, on Tuesday afternoon, injuring at least four residents and damaging at least 30 homes.The four affected villages were Kute Lintang village, Kayu Kul village, Jurusan village and Belang Bebangka village.As of Tuesday night, the Central Aceh Disaster Mitigation Agency (BPBD) had received reports that 15 houses were heavily damaged, 13 were moderately damaged and two were slightly damaged.last_img read more

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Williamson scores $1,100 win at Cottage Grove opener

first_imgBy Ben DeatherageCOTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (April 4) – Jesse Williamson was the $1,100 IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Mod­ified feature winner in front of a full house on opening night Saturday at Cottage Grove Speed­way.Hometown chauffeur Curtis Towns seized the lead after two cautions on the initial start.  Towns set a wicked pace before he was overtaken on lap eight by Williamson.Williamson wasted no time extending his lead and had no trouble working his way through lapped traf­fic as well as the race progressed.He’d take the checkers in the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifier ahead of Braedon Hand, Mark Wauge, Towns and Collen Winebarger.Additional purse money was contributed by Crocker’s Cars.Feature results – 1. Jesse Williamson; 2. Braedon Hand; 3. Mark Wauge; 4. Curtis Towns; 5. Collen Winebarger; 6. Bricen James; 7. Craig Hanson; 8. Steven Sturdevant; 9. Kinzer Cox; 10. Curt Coggins; 11. Albert Gill; 12. Brett James; 13. Dustin Cady; 14. Brad Martin; 15. Craig Cas­sell; 16. Jeff Lovell; 17. Austin McTaggart; 18. Jake Mayden; 19. Jesse Bailey; 20. Duane Ors­burn.last_img read more

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