Bryan Wawzenek is a freelance journalist who writes for Diffuser.fm and Ultimate Classic Rock. He learned more from a three-minute record than he ever learned in school. The sunshine bores the daylights out of him. Most things he worries about never happen anyway. But he's been smiling lately, thinking about the good things to come.
20 Years Ago: Pat Boone Gets ‘In a Metal Mood’
The thing was, Pat Boone was serious.
45 Years Ago: Jackson Browne Finally Sings His Own Songs on His Debut Album
Jackson Browne had already been a cog in the music industry machine for half a decade before he released his debut album.
That Time Chuck Berry Kicked Keith Richards Off His Stage
If you think Keith Richards' relationship with Mick Jagger is contentious, consider his friendship with Chuck Berry.
45 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Flub Live Debut of ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’
Pink Floyd were about to play the entirety of The Dark Side of the Moon before an audience for the first time.
25 Years Ago: Mick Jagger Returns to the Movies in ‘Freejack’
After Mick Jagger starred in two movies in 1970 – Ned Kelly and Performance – plenty of Rolling Stones fans thought the rock legend would become a fixture on the silver screen.
Mick Jagger: Movie Star? Exploring the Rolling Stones Singer’s Film Career
Mick Jagger knows it’s only a movie role, but he likes it.
50 Years Ago: Tragic News Inspires the Beatles’ ‘A Day in the Life’
Decades before Law & Order was “ripped from the headlines,” the Beatles did the same thing for “A Day in the Life.”
When Bob Dylan Joined the Band for New Year’s Eve Show
Bob Dylan took part in an improvised four-song encore during the Band's New Year's Eve show in 1971.
When the Rolling Stones Collected Their Past on ‘Hot Rocks’
'Hot Rocks 1964-1971' is the Rolling Stones’ most successful release, and they had nothing to do with it.
50 Years Ago: Dark, Mysterious ‘Hey Joe’ Introduces the World to Jimi Hendrix
The Jimi Hendrix Experience debuted on Dec. 16, 1966, with "Hey Joe," a folk song of uncertain origin.