Posts Tagged ‘Dion’

Dion releases “Song For Sam Cooke”

Dion has released “Song For Sam Cooke” with Paul Simon which is the sixth single from his upcoming album, Blues With Friends. “I wrote this tune back many years ago,” says Dion. “At first I just had the melody and the refrain ‘Here in America.’ A friend suggested I use an episode from my memoir […]

Dion: Blues with Friends Review

We think of celebrity as a modern kind of cage, but fame has always been a challenge. Dion, born Dion DiMucci, had two huge hit songs in the early 1960s, “Runaround Sue” and “The Wanderer” but as that decade’s music changed all around him, the larger commercial audience saw him as the vestige of another […]

Dion releases “Can’t Start Over” video featuring Jeff Beck

Dion has released a music video for “Can’t Start Over” featuring Jeff Beck. The track is featured on Dion’s upcoming album, Blues With Friends, available June 5th. “My earliest influences were country blues, especially Hank Williams. Any money I earned I took to the neighborhood record store, where the owner used to razz me about […]

Dion releases “I Got Nothin” video featuring Van Morrison and Joe Louis Walker

Dion has released a new music video for “I Got Nothin.” The track featuring Van Morrison and Joe Louis Walker is on Dion’s upcoming album, Blues With Friends, available on June 5th. “You know when you sit down and you want to write a song, but nothing comes to mind? I was having one of […]

Dion releases “Bam Bang Boom” video featuring Billy Gibbons

Dion has released a new music video for “Bam Bang Boom” featuring Billy Gibbons. The track is featured on Dion’s upcoming album, Blues With Friends, which is available on June 5th. “Billy Gibbons was a joy to work with on this,” says Dion. “He’s a true renaissance man. I love the way he communicates with […]

Dion annnounces “Blues With Friends” featuring all-star lineup

Dion’s Blues With Friends, CD out June 5, represents the fulfillment of a lifelong vision. Dion explains the album’s impetus, “I wanted an album of songs that were strong and memorable and told stories that were worth telling.” His songwriting efforts were supported by a cadre of great players, each of whom jumped at the chance to […]

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