When the Beatles Started a Residency at Hamburg’s Top Ten Club
The gig was grueling: It's been estimated that the Beatles spent 503 hours on stage for 92 nights straight.
Revisiting the Beatles’ Photo Shoot for the ‘Butcher’ Cover
On March 25, 1966, photographer Bob Whitaker produced one of the most controversial images in rock history for the Beatles.
A Look Back at the Beatles’ Early Days at the Cavern Club
The Beatles played their first evening show at the Cavern Club on March 21, 1961.
How Four Combustible Stars Aligned for Crosby Stills Nash & Young’s ‘Deja Vu’
The addition of Neil Young to the Crosby, Stills & Nash supergroup in 1969 created great expectations for 'Déjà Vu' – and the band’s second album didn't disappoint.
How Simon and Garfunkel Broke Through With ‘The Sounds of Silence’
Their acclaim is now universal, but things were very different back in 1964.
Why the Rolling Stones Disowned Their ‘Stone Age’ Compilation
The Rolling Stones took out ads condemning their former label for putting out a compilation without their consent.
45 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Launch the ‘Goodbye Britain’ Tour
By 1971, the Rolling Stones had sold millions of records – but were almost broke.
The Story of King Biscuit Flower Hour’s Debut
Rock radio entered a new era on Feb. 18, 1973, when the King Biscuit Flower Hour debuted on FM stations across the U.S.
50 Years Ago: Grateful Dead and Big Brother & the Holding Company Begin the Haight-Ashbury…
A three-day festival with an acid test and music by the Grateful Dead and other San Francisco bands took place in January 1966.
Revisiting David Bowie’s Influential Berlin Trilogy
Something sparked when David Bowie, hoping to escape L.A.'s drug-fueled lifestyle, moved to Berlin in the late-'70s.