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Quick quips: Runaways, Genesis, Motley Crue, Public Image Ltd., Buzzcocks, Tom Roady 

added: 30 Nov 2011 // by: VVN Music 

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Lita Ford and Joan Jett, formerly of the Runaways, met up recently for the first time in years. When asked about a reunion of the group, Ford told the Naperville Times "I would love it. I can't answer that question, but I would love it. We were ahead of our time. Now, people are realizing we were ahead of our time. We inspired so many different artists, and not just girls."


The first album by Genesis will be getting the reissue treatment next year. From Genesis to Revelation, which was originally issued in 1969, will be out on January 23.


Tomorrow night (Thursday) Motley Crue will be on Piers Morgan (CNN) to make a "big announcement."


John Lydon has told BBC 6 Music that the new Public Image Limited album will most likely be called This is PiL. It will be their first album of new material since 1992.
He also addressed why it took so long to get to another album. "I was always full of ideas, but I had to wait until I had enough money to release an album. Everybody thinks I made such a fortune with the Sex Pistols. Well, unfortunately that is not true, to make this record we had to tour extensively for two years."


The Buzzcocks are reuniting for two shows with their original singer Howard Devoto who was with the group only long enough to record their first EP, Spiral Scratch. They will appear at the Apollo in Manchester, England on May 25 and the Brixton Academy in London on May 26.


It looks like both Bob Seger and Michael Jackson will debut in the top 50 albums this week, but the sales are certainly lackluster.
According to Hits Daily Double, Seger's Ultimate Hits: Rock & Roll Never Forgets will debut in the low teens with sales of about 52,000. Jackson's Immortal will come in four to six spots lower with a very lackluster total of 45,000 in sales.


Nashville veteran percussionist Tom Roady passed away from cancer on Sunday at the age of 62. He died while traveling to the next date on the Skaggs Family Christmas Tour with Ricky Skaggs and the Whites.
Roady was known for his innovative use of different percussion instruments on recordings by the likes of Emmylou Harris, the Dixie Chicks, Bob Seger, Wilson Pickett, Art Garfunkel, James Brown, Etta James and Kenny Chesney.

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