Tom Scholz of Boston has filed suit against Barry Goudreau, who played guitar of the band's first two albums. The guitarist-songwriter-inventor claims that Goudreau is using his former band's name in a manner that both violates a legally binding agreement they made.
Before people started calling bedroom bands bedroom bands, Boston were a bedroom band. MIT tech whiz Tom Scholz wrote a batch of songs and recorded some home demos, playing almost all of the instruments himself in his basement studio (so technically speaking, Boston were a basement band). He recruited friend Brad Delp to sing, and within a coup
Classic rock is about heavy hooks, power chords, and tight harmonies, but it's also about letting loose and enjoying the good times -- and there's no better time than Friday evening, when we pick up our paycheck, punch out of work, and enjoy a couple days of much-needed rest and relaxation.
Boston mastermind Tom Scholz has never been known for his quick turnaround on new albums. Though a new album is in the works from the band, recently appointed lead singer Tommy DeCarlo has wisely suggested fans may not want to hold their breath while waiting for it.
Last week, we told you about a nasty lawsuit filed by Boston guitarist and leader Tom Scholz against the Boston Herald, in which Scholz says the paper implied he drove the band's lead singer, Brad Delp, to commit suicide in 2007.
Now the Boston Globe reports documents filed in the case reveal a messier, sadder, and far more tabloid-esque story than the one that's already been told.
In the fall of America's bicentennial celebration of 1976, Boston burst on to the airwaves with their debut LP. Its leadoff track, 'More Than A Feeling,' fits right at home on our list of the Top 100 Classic Rock Songs.
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