Tuesday, June 13, 2006

BRIEF: The Gang's Not All Here - New lineups on nostalgia tours

With reunion tours and nostalgia acts making up so much of the big-ticket summer touring circuit, you'd expect that what you're paying for is a pure little taste of your musical past . Unfortunately that's not always the case, while the songs may be a blast from the past , that guy could be someone totally new.

Today's Atlanta Journal Constitution breaks it down by percentages, and lets you know whether they really truly got the old band back together.

Some of the bands have never stopped, but others have reformed, often without some of the key members that made those hits you remember.

So who are these people calling themselves Foreigner or the New Cars? Let's take a look.


The hits: "Call Me," "The Tide Is High," "Rapture," "Heart of Glass" and four more Top 40 hits from 1979 to 1982.

Percentage of original members remaining: 80%

Read the rest here.

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