How Rod Stewart Survived the ’80s
"As far as music critics were concerned," he said, "I was about as welcome as a hole in a parachute."
‘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, their debut performance was decidedly low key.
How John Lennon’s ‘More Popular Than Jesus’ Quote Led to Protests
There was little immediate reaction when his comment first appeared in the U.K.
How the Byrds Went Psychedelic on ‘Fifth Dimension’
Reviews were mixed but this project demonstrated their 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.
When Santana and Creedence Clearwater Revival Closed the Fillmore West
An all-night concert by Bay Area bands helped say goodbye to Bill Graham's club.
When a Legendary Concert Marked the End of the Fillmore East
The Allman Brothers Band closed out Bill Graham's famous New York club with a marathon set that lasted well into Sunday morning.