Fleetwood Mac is back on the charts

FLEETWOOD MAC:  Stevie Nicks classic is back on the chart

Fleetwood Mac are back on the charts with a song released 41 years ago.

"Dreams," the Stevie Nicks composition that was number-one in 1977, is at number-14 on Billboard's Hot Rock Songs chart thanks to its usage in a meme showing people dancing to the song.

This little bit of chart action also gave a boost to Rumours, the album "Dreams" is on, as it jumps from number-21 to number-13 on the Top Rock Albums chart.

MORE BIG 95 MUSIC NEWS:  Thursday, April 5th

ARETHA FRANKLIN:  Doctors orders cause cancellation of another show

Another bad sign regarding Aretha Franklin's condition: she just canceled her long-delayed Toronto show. The June 28th gig concert at the Sony Center was pushed back nearly a full year.

The Queen of Soul had been set to perform at Toronto's 2017 Jazz Festival. Now the event's organizers tell Toronto's Sun that the show has been canceled outright since Franklin has "been ordered not to perform in the coming months." 

A noticeably thin Franklin last performed in November at the Elton John AIDS Foundation's gala in New York.

KENNY ROGERS:  Cancels shows due to illness

Kenny Rogers has canceled all of his tour dates through the end of the year due to undisclosed health issues. 

Doctors expect him to recover fully, but advised him not perform so that he can focus on getting well. He had only a handful of dates on the books, including two shows at New York's Beacon Theater in June.

Kenny, who'll turn 80 this year, was on his The Gambler's Last Deal  tour and planning to retire from the road after the tour. (Live Nation)

DEF LEPPARD:  Joe Elliott YouTube star

To plug Def Leppard's catalog being on digital services and their summer tour with Journey, the band has released a sugar-filled video.

Playing off the title of "Pour Some Sugar on Me," watch Pouring Sugar With Joe Elliott on YouTube.

 

Tommy Shaw of Styx and his dog Peanut are featured on the cover of Atlanta Pet Life magazine.

Adam Ant is bringing his Anthems: The Singles tour back to the U.S. this summer. The nine-show run begins July 20th in Morristown, New Jersey. He'll also hit Las Vegas, L.A., Seattle, San Diego and Portland, Oregon.

Alice Cooper will stage another benefit for his Rock Teen Center. Alice’s Birthday Par-Tee on April 28th at the Las Sendas Golf Club in Mesa, Arizona will feature Tommy Thayer of KISS, Fee Waybill of The Tubes, Adrian Young of No Doubt, former Queensryche singer Geoff Tate, comedian Larry the Cable Guy and others.

As Time Goes By, a 1973 memoir by Beatles publicist Derek Taylor, will be republished this week.

Gene Simmons will be joined by his wife Shannon Tweed at the May 12th Vault Experience in Chicago.

Paul Stanley’s auction of a guitar lesson to benefit Lollipop Theater sold for $17,600. He says, “With the media hype, a fan offered to match the bid for the same experience, I accepted for charity, raising a total of $35,200.” Lollipop Theater creates in-hospital programming for children facing life-threatening illness.

Chicago’s performance on SoundStage begins airing on PBS stations today (Thursday).

"Welcome to the Jungle" by Guns n' Roses won Gold's Gym's March Music Madness competition to be named Best Workout Song of 2018.

Diana Ross will do her first show in 28 years in Canada's capital on October 3rd when she headlines at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

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