15 Years Ago: Tom Petty Takes on the Music Industry on ‘The Last DJ’
When they first heard Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ 'The Last DJ,' fans, critics and even casual listeners largely came away with the impression that Petty was bitter.
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.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Debut ‘All You Need is Love’ for the World
Representing their country in a historic satellite broadcast, the Beatles presented "All You Need is Love" before the entire world on June 25, 1967.
40 Years Ago: George Harrison Tries to Collect from Lorne Michaels
George Harrison appeared on 'Saturday Night Live' in 1976 with Paul Simon. In a sketch, he tried to collect the $3,000 Lorne Michaels had offered the Beatles.
45 Years Ago: Traffic Hits High Point with ‘The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys’
Traffic leaned on its jazz influences for 1971's 'The Low Spark of High Heeled Boys,' delivering what many consider the British band's best album.
50 Tribute Songs for Dead Musicians
What better way to immortalize your heroes than in a song?
15 Years Ago: The Who Rule ‘The Concert for New York City’
Paul McCartney might have been the driving force behind the Concert for New York City, but the Who’s unbridled performance remains the brightest highlight that night.
50 Years Ago: Jimmy Page Plays First Gig With the Yardbirds
Jimmy Page had already turned down the Yardbirds … twice.
45 Years Ago: First Glastonbury Festival Features David Bowie and Traffic
The first Glastonbury Festival began on June 20, 1971 and featured David Bowie, Traffic, Joan Baez, Fairport Convention and Hawkwind.
25 Years Ago: The SoundScan Era Rocks the Music Industry
In 1991, a gargantuan shift occurred in popular music.
The Day the Beatles Shot the ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Cover Photo
At the time, it was one of the most expensive album covers ever created. And in the end, it would become one of the most iconic images in rock 'n' roll history.