September 17, 1997 |
Jason Bonham is his father's son. The progeny of one of rock 'n' roll's most famous drummers, the late John "Bonzo" Bonham of Led Zeppelin, is a drummer too. But while he embraces his family legacy, Bonham, 32, wants to use songwriting to become his own musician. Last year, he released a live album of 10 Zeppelin covers, "In the Name of My Father--the Zep Set," and donated the proceeds to charity.
March 27, 1997 |
POP & CLASSICAL MUSIC B.I.G. Sales: As predicted, Notorious B.I.G.'s posthumous release, "Life After Death," sold like hot cakes upon its release Tuesday. At Tower Records' Sunset Boulevard store, shoppers bought 348 copies by day's end Tuesday, topping the store's highest recent first-day sales, 305 copies for U2's "Pop," and far outpacing the usual 150-200 copy first-day sales for high-profile new releases. By midday Wednesday, Tower had sold an additional 28 copies of B.I.G.'