How Rod Stewart Survived the ’80s
In 1978, Rod Stewart's disco anthem "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" reached No. 1, selling two million copies in the U.S.
‘The Beatles: Eight Days a Week, The Touring Years': Movie Review
If you were a Beatles fan at the start of the British Invasion, you saw rock music change forever.
40 Years Ago: George Harrison Found Guilty of ‘My Sweet Lord’ Plagiarism
Released in November 1970, "My Sweet Lord" made George Harrison the first of the Beatles to have a solo No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. But it sounded a little familiar ...
Central Park’s Biggest Rock Concerts
Learn the stories of the nights rock's biggest legends performed in New York City's Central Park.
When Cream Played Live for the First Time
Despite a hyperbolic advance news release, Cream's debut performance at Manchester's Twisted Wheel was decidedly low key.
When John Lennon’s ‘More Popular Than Jesus’ Quote Sparked 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: Psychedelic Rock Takes Off With the Byrds’ ‘Fifth Dimension’
Critical reviews were mixed but 'Fifth Dimension' demonstrated the Byrds' evolution from folk-rock to a more experimental style.
When Chas Chandler First Experienced Jimi Hendrix in Concert
Jimi Hendrix's fortunes changed when a fashion model convinced Animals bassist Chas Chandler to see the guitarist perform.
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.
45 Years Ago: Legendary Concert Venue the Fillmore East Closes
Bill Graham's famous New York club closed after a marathon show on June, 27, 1971.