12/21/05 - The Beat Goes On Christmas Show at BB King's, NYC.
11/1/05 - Recording in Switzerland the first week of November. Solo acoustic appearance at The Foundry in London, November 9th.
10/14/05 - Alan Merrill is recording a new EP in New York.
9/18/05 - After returning from recording the Ron Wood tribute album in Switzerland, our Aleecat has been hard at work on a new solo EP for release before the end of the year. Also Reverend Run has released the Alan Merrill co-write "Mind On The Road" on August 29th, and the video is currently getting lots of play on MTV.
7/15/05 - Alan Merrill performs in New York City, at the South Street Seaport (avi film file below) as a part of the Beat Goes On "Tribute to New York" show. He had just returned from performing at the Blue Note Tokyo, doing 12 shows there, July 4th-10th. Click here to view the avi file.
6/20/05 - Newly released! A bi-lingual Alan Merrill single, versions both in English and Japanese, of his 70's hits "Sands Of Time" and "Automatic Pilot." It will be on the MEC Record label's Flashback series.
6/13/05/ - Legendary godfather of rap Reverend Run (Run/DMC) records his first ever solo single, using the chords and riff from Alan Merrill's Arrows hit "I love rock' n roll," and it's called "Mind On The Road." The single is from his album titled "Distortion" which will be out this September. Look out for Reverend Run's MTV reality show "Run's Place" which will air in October 2005, and will feature the song "Mind On The Road."
"5/15/05 - Singer Salome Clausen makes the Swiss charts with the song "I love rock 'n roll." Her album is also number one.
4/20/05 - Vodka Collins' "Tokyo New York" album will be reissued in Japan on April 20th, 2005. Alan will be travelling to Japan to promote the CD.
3/10/05 - Alan Merrill's first solo show in NYC in many years took place at The Cutting Room. It was a great success.
2/1/05 - Mixing the song "Automatic Pilot" for a TV commercial at Planet2Planet studio in New York City with Kirk Yano engineering.
1/17/05 - A surprise appearance at B.B. King's club on 42nd street in New York City by Alan Merrill with the Jon Paris Group.