An all-star benefit concert, titled We're Doing It For Love, attempts to cover the massive medical expenses of rock legend Arthur Lee (LOVE) who was diagnosed in February with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia (AML). Unfortunately, Arthur has no medical insurance, already has medical bills in excess of $100,000 and is facing a probable bone marrow transplant.
The line-up includes Robert Plant, Ian Hunter, Ryan Adams, Nils Lofgren, Yo La Tengo, Garland Jeffreys, Johnny Echols (Love's original lead guitarist), Flashy Python & The Body Snatchers featuring Alec Ounsworth from Clap Your Hands Say Yeah and other significant artists. This concert shines a long-overdue spotlight on the hugely influential but greatly underappreciated music of one of the truly innovative and influential rock artists of all-time.
All of the concert's proceeds will go to Arthur's medical expenses.