50 Years Ago: ‘Rolling Stone’ Magazine Prints Its First Issue
In 1967, rock ’n’ roll was flourishing, the hippie movement was happening and pop sensations had gone from being perceived as teen heartthrobs to experimental artists.
55 Years Ago: The Beatles Make Their Television Debut
The Beatles’ first television appearance wasn’t the band’s big break, a star-making performance or anything like that. But it did help them sell a few more records.
Bands That Reunited Without Their Lead Singer
“Let’s get the band back together” is a rock ’n’ roll cliché, yet it has remained a difficult task for some of the world’s most legendary groups.
25 Years Ago: Stone Temple Pilots Battle Copy-Cat Claims on ‘Core’
As STP released their debut album in September 1992, the California band encountered monster success, along with perceptions that they were grunge poseurs.
Moon the Loon: Keith Moon’s 25 Craziest Antics
Keith Moon took rock ’n’ roll excess and made it into something approaching performance art. We’re taking a look at the late Who drummer’s craziest stunts.
How ‘Eclipse’ Provided an Epic Finale for Pink Floyd’s ‘Dark Side of the Moon’
Pink Floyd were onto something, as sessions continued for 1973's 'The Dark Side of the Moon.' They just didn't have an ending.
45 Years Ago: The Tangled Web of David Bowie, Mott the Hoople and ‘All the Young Dudes’
When it comes to David Bowie, Mott the Hoople and “All the Young Dudes,” it can get a little bit difficult to separate fact from fiction.
Pink Floyd, David Crosby Watch the Beatles Get Goofy on ‘Lovely Rita’: The Story Behind Ev…
Paul McCartney wrote "Lovely Rita" because he kept getting fined for expired parking meters.
The Beatles Turn Back the Clock on ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pep…
If “When I’m Sixty-Four” sounds so simple a child could have written it, that’s what kind of happened.
The Beatles Rip ‘She’s Leaving Home’ From the Headlines: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepp…
When Paul McCartney began writing “She’s Leaving Home,” he didn’t know he had met Melanie Coe.