An Insider’s Guide to the Rolling Stones’ ‘Exhibitionism’ Collection
Exhibitionism -- the Rolling Stones' massive collection of rare instruments, stage costumes, lyrics, posters and album art -- spans from their early days at cramped London clubs to today's concerts.
Revisiting the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s First Studio Session
This session yielded the initial instrumental tracks for one of the most memorable songs on their debut LP.
Central Park’s Biggest Rock Concerts
Learn the stories of the nights rock's biggest legends performed in New York City's Central Park.
How Grand Funk Railroad Sold Out Shea Faster Than the Beatles
This sales record at the home of baseball's Mets stood until the ballpark was demolished in 2008.
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 the Beatles Snubbed Philippines First Lady Imelda Marcos
The band caused an international incident when they didn't attend a breakfast thrown at the Presidential Palace.
When the Beatles’ Solo Singles All Hit the Charts
They had a sort-of reunion on the 'Billboard' Hot 100 for two weeks in 1971.
40 Years Ago: ‘Frampton Comes Alive!’ Hits No. 1 but Spells Disaster for Peter Frampton
'Frampton Comes Alive' reached No. 1 on the Billboard albums chart on April 10, 1976.
A Look Back at the Beatles’ Early Days at the Cavern Club
They wore leather jackets and jeans onstage, infuriating owner Ray McFall, who was no fan of rock 'n' roll.
How Simon and Garfunkel Broke Through With ‘The Sounds of Silence’
Their acclaim is now universal, but things were very different back in 1964.
When the Rolling Stones Launched the ‘Goodbye Britain’ Tour
By 1971, the Rolling Stones had sold millions of records – but were almost broke.
50 Years Ago: Grateful Dead and Big Brother & the Holding Company Begin the Haight-Ashbury Era at the Trips Festival
A three-day festival with an acid test and music by the Grateful Dead and other San Francisco bands took place in January 1966.
How ‘Disco Demolition Night’ Turned Into a Chicago Riot
The blockbuster success of 1977's 'Saturday Night Fever' had persuaded many radio stations to switch from rock to disco.
13 Days as a Beatle: The Sad History of Jimmie Nicol
He briefly joined the band when Ringo Starr fell ill in the summer of 1964 at the height of Beatlemania.
50 Years Ago: Kent State Massacre Inspires CSNY’s ‘Ohio’
On May 4, 1970, National Guardsmen squared off against anti-war demonstrators on the campus of Ohio’s Kent State University.
When John Lennon Published His First Book, ‘In His Own Write’
It was the first solo effort of any kind by one of the Beatles.