Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees 2011 Announced

To be inducted on March 14, 2011. Eligibility for induction occurs 25 years after the release of an artists first single or LP.

Inductees: Neil Diamond, Alice Cooper, Tom Waits, Darlene Love, and Dr. John.
The Award for Musical Excellence: Leon Russell
Ahmet Ertegun Award: Jac Holzman, Art Rupe

Neil Diamond (American/Columbia Recs) to release covers album ‘Dreams’

Due out November 2, 2010 the album is filled with Diamond’s favorite songs.  He says it is the album of his dreams, that “You never know how long you’ve got and a lot of these songs have been waiting for me to record them for 40 years.”  The album includes covers from artists including Harry Nilsson, The Beatles, The Everly Brothers, Randy Newman, and more.

Track listing:

1. Ain’t No Sunshine – Bill Withers

2. Blackbird – The Beatles

3. Alone Again (Naturally) – Gilbert O’Sullivan

4. Feels Like Home – Randy Newman

5. Midnight Train To Georgia – Gladys Knight & The Pips

6. I’m A Believer (Unreleased version) – Neil Diamond (as made famous by The Monkees)

7. Love Song – performed by Elton John

8. Losing You – Randy Newman

9. Hallelujah – Leonard Cohen

10. A Song For You – Carpenters

11. Yesterday – The Beatles

12. Let It Be Me – The Everly Brothers

13. Desperado – The Eagles

14. Don’t Forget Me – Harry Nilsson