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Los Angeles - In a career that spans nearly 30 years and includes over 60 album credits, Joe Lynn Turner remains one of rock and roll's most distinctive, soulful and expressive vocalists. Best known for his work with hard rock band Rainbow, during his career, Turner fronted pop rock band Fandango, and had stints with Yngwie Malmsteen and Deep Purple. From the mid 1990s, he worked with various musical groups (Mother's Army, Hughes Turner Project, Sunstorm, etc.), while pursuing a solo career.
Now, much to the excitement of Joe Lynn Turner fans worldwide, Cleopatra Records is issuing a vintage unreleased live album from the vaults of legendary hard rock vocalist of the mighty Rainbow titled “Street Of Dreams - Boston 1985”. Recorded during the tour of Turner's newly released debut solo album “Rescue You”, the set includes a couple of nods to Rainbow with brilliant renditions of “Stone Cold,” (Rainbow's first ever Top 40 US single) as well as "Street Of Dreams!”
Says Joe about the concert recording, “That night at the Boston Paradise, it was outstanding. I can remember seeing the audience and I remember there was an awkward pillar - I guess it was a support column in front - not directly in front, but enough to block some of the view. But the stage was an actual concert stage. Aerosmith and all those guys used to always play there, the Paradise.
“So I can remember actually going on and playing the set, how it felt because it was absolutely exhilarating, and the audience was just crazy.”
A year out from departing Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, whom he led through three classic albums earlier in the decade, Turner had just released his first solo album, “Rescue You”, produced by Roy Thomas Baker. This live show was, for obvious reason, weighted towards Rescue You.
Joe recalls, “This was our first tour out, and I’m not sure if we were opening for someone at the Paradise, but if we were, then they had a pretty difficult time because the crowd was absolutely bananas for us, and we were hot. We were really on top of our game, the whole band and it sounds it, you can hear it, everyone is playing with incredible energy and enthusiasm and very precise.”
Accompanying Turner was the band that recorded the album, a tight unit of Bobby Messano (guitar, background vocals), Alan Greenwood (keyboards), Chuck Burgi (drums) plus one newcomer, Barry Dunaway (bass).

Track List:
1. I Found Love
2. Losing You
3. Soul Searcher
4. Young Hearts
5. Endlessly
6. Rescue You
7. Stone Cold
8. Street Of Dreams
9. Feel The Fire
10. Guitar Solo / Good Girls Gone Bad
11. Get Tough
12. On The Run
13. Them Changes

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Ronnie Romero revealed that there is new material from the revamped Rainbow that will be released soon. Talking to MariskaRock Romero revealed that Ritchie Blackmore recorded new material with the band in January: "As a matter of fact, we recorded some stuff back in January. Actually, there is a new track scheduled to be released, though I don't know when. Ritchie [Blackmore, RAINBOW leader] is constantly trying new stuff just to see how it works out. That's why he released the new version of 'I Surrender' and the instrumental version of 'Land Of Hope And Glory'."

01 Jan

Graham Bonnet

Published in Interviews

Thirty five years have passed since the release of "Down To Earth" by Rainbow. Graham Bonnet, the singer of the great band at that period of time, toured recently with his band, playing songs mainly from this album, which was a transition point - let's say it this way - for the band' s career the way it evolved. He talks with Dimitris Kazantzis not only for the period he released his only album with the band, but also for his career after the Rainbow and his current activities, in a very interesting interview. Interview: Dimitris Kazantzis

In an interview he gave to French newspaper “Le Parisien” on July 4th, Ritchie Blackmore told something that all his fans dreamed about, hoped for, and maybe weren’t expecting anymore...

It has been confirmed that Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow will release new material on May 26th. The new song "Land Of Hope And Glory" and a re-recording of the Rainbow classic "I Surrender" are now available for pre-order via iTunes (https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/land-of-hope-and-glory-single/id1237748131

In a new interview with Rafabasa.com, vocalist Ronnie Romero discusses

Rainbow recently performed the last show of their current tour featuring Lords Of Black singer Ronnie Romero on lead vocals. In a new interview with Metal Shock Finland's Alison Booth, discusses how he feels about his performance with Rainbow:
“I feel really good with my job. I tried to make justice, not just to the songs, but all the singers. I just try to sing the songs in my own way and my own style and I think the people appreciate that. I’m not just a copy of the other singers, I prefer to sing like Ronnie Romero singing those songs.
And I think the people prefer that, I think they don’t like seeing a guy or pay for a ticket to hear a guy try to sing like Ronnie James Dio, it’s not a good idea.”
Looking to the future and if there will be more shows for Rainbow, Ronnie stated: “I hope so, I really hope we can do some more shows, maybe next year. I have a really great feeling about the band and Ritchie is really happy with the results, he’s really happy with the audience and maybe we can make some more shows next year. You need to stay tuned!”

Yesterday it was only a rumor, today we got confirmation from Edel that Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow – “Memories In Rock – Live In Germany” will be released on November 18, 2016 as DVD, Blu-Ray, CD, LP & Deluxe Edition.

Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow have announced details of their much talked-about UK show.

Rainbow played their second gig in Germany on Saturday June 18th at Monsters Of Rock Festival in Bietigheim-Bissingen and as it was expected new videos were uploaded on YouTube. The setlist was the same as Friday, meaning the following:

01. Highway Star
02. Spotlight Kid
03. Mistreated
04. Since You Been Gone
05. Man On The Silver Mountain
06. Catch The Rainbow
07. Difficult To Cure
08. Perfect Strangers
09. Child In Time
10. Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
11. Stargazer
12. Black Night
13. Smoke On The Water

The quality in video and sound was much better. Check some songs below:




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