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Epic Records
Epic Records

25 Years Ago: REO Speedwagon Regroup With ‘The Earth, a Small Man, His Dog and a Chicken’

REO Speedwagon weathered the departures of two key members on 1990's 'The Earth, a Small Man, His Dog and a Chicken.'

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Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.

30 Years Ago: Michael McDonald Sobers Up on ‘No Lookin’ Back’

The five-time Grammy winner released his second solo album, 'No Lookin' Back' in August 1985.

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Rolling Stones, 'Steel Wheels'
Columbia

26 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Regroup For ‘Steel Wheels’

By the '80s, Rolling Stones fans had grown accustomed to the turbulence surrounding the band as a way of life.

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Elton John, 'Sleeping with the Past'
MCA

26 Years Ago: Elton John’s ‘Sleeping With the Past’ Arrives Amid Turmoil

Elton John looked like he was finally regaining some of the consistency that helped make him one of the biggest stars of the '70s.

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ABC Records
ABC Records

James Gang Look Back on ‘Rides Again’ at 45: Exclusive Interview

On record, the James Gang excelled at wresting rock 'n' roll glory from the jaws of seemingly certain chaos.

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Keystone / Hulton Archives, Getty Images
Keystone / Hulton Archives, Getty Images

50 Years Ago: The Beatles Meet Elvis Presley

Two primal forces of rock collided for the first and only time on Aug. 27, 1965, as the Beatles met Elvis Presley.

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Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.

36 Years Ago: Randy Newman Confounds Expectations With ‘Born Again’

You'd think Randy Newman would have been jumping for joy after scoring the first hit of his career with the No. 2 single 'Short People.'

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Bruce Springsteen
Monty Fresco, Getty Images

40 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Finally Becomes a Star With ‘Born to Run’

After two flops, Bruce Springsteen hit the big time when 'Born to Run' was released on Aug. 25, 1975.

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Beatles
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

50 Years Ago: Beatles LSD Party Inspires ‘She Said She Said’

An acid trip taken by three Beatles at a Beverly Hills party on Aug. 24, 1965 resulted in 'She Said She Said.'

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A&M
A&M

45 Years Ago: Joe Cocker Releases ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’

Joe Cocker's live album, 'Mad Dogs & Englishmen,' was released in August 1970.

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