How the Beatles Formed Northern Songs Publishing Company
Only later did the band realize how little control they had over their own music.
When the Beatles Signed Their First Contract With Brian Epstein
They were one of the most popular bands in Liverpool, but still desperate to find a manager.
An Insider’s Guide to Sotheby’s ‘Rock and Roll Anthology’ Auction: Exclusive Interview
On Dec. 10, Sotheby's will bring to the auction block some of the most historically important artifacts of rock history.
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.
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.
50 Years Ago: ‘I Fought the Law’ Singer Bobby Fuller Dies Mysteriously
Bobby Fuller was found dead of asphyxiation in the front seat of his mother's car on July 18, 1966.
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.
The Beatles’ First, and Last, Live ‘Top of the Pops’ Performance
In the mid-'60s, the BBC's 'Top of the Pops' was destination viewing for British rock fans.
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.