55 Years Ago: The Beatles Form Northern Songs, the Publishing Deal They Would Regret
By early 1963, the value of the songs written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney was obvious to Beatles manager Brian Epstein.
20 Years Ago: Elton John Records ‘Candle in the Wind 1997′ After Princess Diana’s Funeral
Elton John, who had been a friend of Princess Diana, was asked by the Royal Family to sing at her funeral.
David Crosby Talks About His New Album, Songwriting and More: Exclusive Interview
David Crosby released his fifth solo album, Lighthouse, a largely acoustic nine-song collection that blends his signature voice with intricate guitar work and lyrics, in October 2016.
Central Park’s Biggest Rock Concerts
Learn the stories of the nights rock's biggest legends performed in New York City's Central Park.
50 Years Ago: John Lennon’s ‘More Popular Than Jesus’ Quote Sparks Protests
There was little immediate reaction when John Lennon's comment first appeared in the U.K. Then, an American teen magazine republished the quote on July 31, 1966 – and outrage followed.
50 Years Ago: Chas Chandler Experiences Jimi Hendrix Live for the First Time
Jimi Hendrix's fortunes changed when fashion model Linda Keith convinced Animals' bassist Chas Chandler to see Hendrix at the Café Wha? in New York's Greenwich Village.
45 Years Ago: Santana and Creedence Clearwater Revival Close the Fillmore West
An all-night concert by Bay Area bands helped say goodbye to Bill Graham's club.
When the Beatles Snubbed Philippines First Lady Imelda Marcos
The Beatles caused an international incident when they didn't attend a breakfast thrown on July 4, 1966 at the Philippines' Presidential Palace.
The Story of Blondie’s First Single, ‘X Offender’
Blondie's first single was originally titled "Sex Offender."
That Time the Beatles’ Solo Singles All Hit the Charts
For two weeks in 1971, the Billboard Hot 100 had a sort-of Beatles reunion.
45 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Launch the ‘Goodbye Britain’ Tour
By 1971, the Rolling Stones had sold millions of records – but were almost broke.
50 Years Ago: Grateful Dead and Big Brother & the Holding Company Begin the Haight-Ashbury…
A three-day festival with an acid test and music by the Grateful Dead and other San Francisco bands took place in January 1966.