In Search of America: 50 Very Diverse Rock Songs About the U.S.
What’s more American than rock ‘n’ roll? Rock ‘n’ roll songs about America, that’s what.
Revisiting Elton John’s Masterpiece, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’
This was the second studio album he released in 1973, and his seventh in five years. Oh, and it was a double album.
50 Years Ago: Elton John’s Debut ‘Empty Sky’ Hints at the Greatness to Come
It's not a bad record by any means, but Elton John's 'Empty Sky' is a product of its time.
45 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Forced to Change ‘Beggars Banquet’ Cover
The Rolling Stones and controversy go together like fish and chips. In 1968, one of their best-known controversies kept their classic album 'Beggars Banquet' album off shelves for nearly six months in a protracted dispute over the legendary "toilet cover."
48 Years Ago: The Beatles Finish ‘Rubber Soul’
On Nov. 11, 1965, the Beatles convened to finish recording their sixth album, 'Rubber Soul.' Entering the studio at around 6PM, they realized they were a couple songs short of the 14 tracks slotted for the new record. Believe it or not, John Lennon and Paul McCartney were having trouble writing enou…
50 Years Ago: The Beach Boys Release ‘Little Deuce Coupe’
To fully appreciate the Beach Boys' 'Little Deuce Coupe,' which was released 50 years ago, you have to accept that it's possible to create a pop record with occasional moments of stunning beauty about the awesomeness of cars.