CBS Sunday – Mick Jones – Video of The Week
CBS Sunday – Mick Jones. Foreigner’s Mick Jones sits down with Anthony Mason to discuss his illustrious career, featured on CBS Sunday Morning on Sunday, December 28th, 2014. When you hear classic Foreigner it takes you back. When bands was full of talent that entertained us all. Furthermore, it was the best kind of music to listen to. Back in the day when you rolled the window down on the Trans am, turned the volume to 10 and sang along. The 70’s and 80’s were full of many greats. Foreigner ranks at the top!
Hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world. With ten multi-platinum albums and sixteen Top 30 hits. Foreigner is one of the most popular rock acts in the world. Their musical catalog continues to sell out tours, creates album sales and now streaming! Their sales, tours and streaming exceeds to about 80 million+. With all the many avenues as well as classic rock radio, this band has managed to keep their momentum going. Sure, the names and faces have changed over time, but their musical legacy is still going strong for newer generations.
Early Beginnings of The Band
Mick Jones came to America from Britain during the mid-70s, with Spooky Tooth (Evil Woman!) which was a band that had no boundaries, just a pure raw sound. Then, he was a part of the Leslie West Band. Another wow factor (Mississippi Queen). Then, Foreigner comes into play a few other players and Ian McDonald of King Crimson and then the voice of Lou Gramm. Magic is about to happen! They were a hit right out of the gate with their debut album in 1977, and they didn’t stop being a hit making machine over the several years. Whether they were in the studio, stage or on the road. The hits kept coming. Their first six albums sold 50 million copies worldwide. Check out this performance in Dortmund Germany!
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