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.
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.
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.
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.
Beatles’ Aptly Named ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’ Showcases Ringo Starr: The Story…
Perhaps Ringo Starr's most famous moment with the Beatles, "With a Little Help From My Friends" also recalled the early partnership between John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Experience an Amazing Series of Pre-‘Sgt. Pepper’ Highs and Lows…
The Beatles didn’t record or release any music on May 19, 1967, but it became an important (and infamous) day anyway.
Paul McCartney Waxes Nostalgic, Gets Kaleidoscopic on ‘Penny Lane’: The Story Behind Every…
“Penny Lane” is most commonly associated with Paul McCartney – and rightfully so.
50 Years Ago: The Who Play Their First U.S. Show
In March 1967, the Who made their live U.S. debut by taking part in a musical revue hosted by Murray the K. The legends played five times a day for nine days.
40 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Play Famous ‘Love You Live’ Club Shows
Amid a drug bust and a media circus, the Rolling Stones managed to keep secret their first club gig in 14 years when they played Toronto's El Mocambo in 1977.
45 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Joins the Band for New Year’s Eve Show
Before the Band closed out 1971 with a New Year's Eve Show in New York, Bob Dylan appeared for the encore. The old friends improvised a four-song set.