Music Notes: Ricky Martin May Play Zorro

Ricky Martin may be studying up on his sword play. The sexy pop star is reportedly in talks to star in Zorro on the British stage.

Britain's Sun tabloid reports the crooner may appear in a stage production of the classic tale, heading to London's West End.

Martin was wooed to the production by producer Adam Kenwright, the man behind the hit Argentinean circus, De La Guarda.

Spinal Tapped for Carnegie Hall

Duke Ellington, Vladimir Horowitz, and now Spinal Tap? The spoof metal band will be the next top name act to debut on the hallowed stage of Carnegie Hall.

The band is performing June 4 as part of the Toyota Comedy Festival, which brings over 100 comedy events to New York City from June 1-10.

"This just goes to show that everybody who's sever said the only way to perform in Carnegie Hall is to practice your instrument, can go stuff it," said Spinal Tap members.

Joel's Dangerous 'Rock and Roll'

Billy Joel got a bit carried away during his April 9th show with Elton John in Denver, Colorado. During a performance of "It's Still Rock and Roll to Me" Joel accidentally hit himself in the eye with his microphone stand.

He continued the show wearing an ice pack, and the two laughed off the incident. Joel and John added an instrumental version of "Eye of the Tiger," during "I Guess That's Why They Call it the Blues." John added the line, "I can honestly say, that your eye can only get better."

As Joel's eye continued to swell, they cut short the encores so the singer-songwriter could visit a doctor. Earlier in the show, Joel announced he and Tony Bennett plan to record a new version of "New York State of Mind."


George Michael has a new spice in his life. He's reportedly recorded a duet with former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell for her second solo album. … Stevie Wonder will headline a free concert July 21 in Detroit celebrating the 300th birthday of the Motor City. … And, Debbie Harry and Joan Jett have paid their respects to punker Joey Ramone. MTV reports the singers were among those attending Ramone's funeral Tuesday in Woodhurst, N.J. Rockers U2 also paid tribute to the star who succumbed to cancer, singing I Remember You during their Portland gig Sunday.  

ABCNEWS Radio and's Buck Wolf and Nancy Chandross contributed to this report.