The World Classic Rockers is a rock supergroup that was founded in 1995 by Nick St. Nicholas of Steppenwolf. The member lineup rotates and changes depending on the availability of a musician at any given time. These World Classic Rockers publicity photos were taken in Westlake, CA (Hyatt Regency Hotel – Apr. 5, 1997) and Los Angeles (Sportsmen’s Lodge – Mar. 17, 1997) and others in Los Angeles on April 1, 1997 by Jim Steinfeldt. Randy had just turned 51. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction for the Eagles was just a few months later in January 1998.
Their promo video below was directed and shot by Chip Miller at the Ventura Theater in Ventura, CA on June 21, 2000.
Vinyl album special release in 2018:
There is also a video at the bottom of this page of Kurt Griffey (friend and World Classic Rockers band member with Randy) introducing the April 2018 release of a vinyl album of Randy’s music by Sonic Past Music. Apparently, it was a Record Store Day 2018 special release.
Jim Steinfeldt, photographer
World Classic Rockers promo video
Directed and shot by Chip Miller at the Ventura Theater in Ventura, CA – June 21, 2000
World Classic Rockers publicity photos taken in Westlake and Los Angeles, CA
Bobby Kimball, Randy Meisner, Nick St. Nicholas, and Michael Monarch
Randy Meisner, Nick St. Nicholas, Michael Monarch, Denny Laine, and Denny Seiwell
Steve Stewart, Michael Monarch, Rosilee St. Nicholas, Nick St. Nicholas, Denny Seiwell (in front), Kurt Griffey, and Randy Meisner
Steve Stewart, Michael Monarch, Nick St. Nicholas, Denny Seiwell (in front), Kurt Griffey, and Randy Meisner
Kurt Griffey introduces the 2018 release of Randy’s songs on a vinyl album. Kurt was in WCR at the same time as Randy, and he is in the two pictures directly above. The album was released by Sonic Past Music, which specializes in releasing previously unreleased music. The company was formed in 1998 by Randy’s good friend, Joey Stec. The website for Sonic Past Music is no longer available, so this might mean the company is no longer in business.
Randy’s photo on the back of the album is one of the Topanga Canyon pictures, and that photo was also used for a poster included with the purchase of the “On the Border” album.