12/17/04 - Alan Merrill performed at The Beat Goes On Christmas Show at Crash Mansion in New York City.
11/1/04 - Alan Merrill will be in London mastering the new Arrows reissue compilation album A's, B's, and Rarites set for December release.
10/30/04 - Solo
single release, 3 song EP single, Everytme She
Comes Around, Trisha Uptown and Illusion featured
8/18/04 - Two new albums out this month: Aleecat, the new solo album on MEC Records and Boys In The Band, by Vodka Collins, Alan's Tokyo based group. For information about purchasing Aleecat click here.
4/26/04 - Alan is now remastering and producing the upcoming Vodka Collins compilation, to be titled Boys in the Band. A definite track listing will soon be available. Alan is also booking a tour of Japan to promote the release, due in September.
4/11/04 - Alan's version of Slow Down will be released on BullseyeCanada.com's Beatles tribute, It Was 40 Years Ago Today. Okay, sure, Slow Down wasn't written by the Beatles... but it was written by the legendary Larry Williams, famous also for Boney Maroney, Dizzy Miss Lizzy, Bad Boy, Short Fat Annie, She Said Yeah, and many others. Lennon was a huge fan, which is why he makes the cut. 4/4/04 - Alan's latest album is officially wrapped. He's now busy completing his autobiography, as well as getting together tracks for a Vodka Collins collection to be released in Japan, which he will be remixing.
4/4/04 - Alan's latest album is officially wrapped. He's now busy completing his autobiography, as well as getting together tracks for a Vodka Collins collection to be released in Japan, which he will be remixing.
3/3/04 - Hayseed Dixie's John Wheeler emailed today, authorizing use of their version of I Love Rock and Roll on this site. Click here to hear.
2/29/04 - The Best of The Arrows is slated to be released on EMI in Fall, 2004. It will feature new, previously unreleased tracks, produced by Mickie Most, including Wake Up, and the Johnny Burnette song, Dreamin, cut in 1974. Also to be included in this unique package are Arrows self- produced TV tracks, also previously unreleased, from 1976. Rounding out the collection are better-known Arrows gems. Alan is in Studio 900 in NYC on Monday, working on the tracks he laid down in the UK last month-- all new songs, his compositions. So far, musical co-conspirators include Dave Glover (bass), Peter Phipps (drums), and Joel Diamond (keyboards). More will be stepping on board as time goes by.