Canned Heat Says They Got Left Behind by GEICO’s ‘Going Up the Country’ Ad
"Going Up the Country" is used in a commercial for GEICO, but Canned Heat isn't seeing any of the royalties.
55 Years Ago: The Beatles Form Northern Songs, the Publishing Deal They Would Regret
By early 1963, the value of the songs written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney was obvious to Beatles manager Brian Epstein.
‘Schmuck! This Is Your Soundtrack!': The Story of Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘The Graduate’
Director Mike Nichols used Simon & Garfunkel's music to provide the perfect backdrop to his film, 'The Graduate.'
45 Years Ago: Rolling Stones Stage Benefit Concert for Nicaragua Earthquake Victims
The Rolling Stones lifted their unofficial ban on doing benefit concerts on Jan. 18, 1973, when they performed to aid the earthquake victims of Nicaragua.
Revisiting Elton John’s Princess Diana Tribute, ‘Candle in the Wind 1997′
Elton John, who had been a friend of Princess Diana, was asked by the Royal Family to sing at her funeral.
When the Beatles Signed Their First Contract With Brian Epstein
By late 1961, the Beatles were one of the most popular bands in Liverpool, but were desperate to find a representative who would secure them a recording contract.
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.
How Rod Stewart Survived the ’80s
In 1978, Rod Stewart's disco anthem "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" reached No. 1, selling two million copies in the U.S.
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.
Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason on ‘The Early Years’ Box Set and More: Exclusive Interview
We spoke with Pink Floyd's drummer about the pre-'Dark Side of the Moon' days of the band.