How Elvis Costello Said Goodbye to the Attractions on ‘All This Useless Beauty’
One of the most potent partnerships in rock history made its last stand on Elvis Costello's final album with the Attractions.
13 Bands With Key Members Snubbed by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Ultimate Classic Rock looks at people who should have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with their famous bands.
The Stories Behind the Songs of the Doors’ Last Hurrah, ‘L.A. Woman’
On the anniversary of the release of 'L.A. Woman,' we look at the multitude of influences on Jim Morrison's swan song.
That Time Bob Seger Finally Broke Out With ‘Live Bullet’
The 1976 double-album Live Bullet captures Bob Seger precisely at the midpoint of his transformation from rock ‘n’ roll journeyman to arena-rocking celebrity.
The Day Buffalo Springfield Played Their First Show
On April 11, 1966, a band of unknowns fronted by Stephen Stills, Neil Young and Richie Furay played an unbilled first gig, and ended up making rock ‘n’ roll history.
10 Great Classic Rock Merle Haggard Covers
The late Merle Haggard's songs found a home in some famous rock 'n' roll hearts.
How Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Pulled Together on ‘4 Way Street’
Seldom in rock history have four guys who seemingly couldn’t stand each other sounded so good together as Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young did on their 1971 double live album 4 Way Street.
How the Grateful Dead Reached Back to Their Roots on ‘Reckoning’
'Reckoning' was an opportunity to show the world beyond their faithful legions exactly what the Grateful Dead’s acoustic side was all about.
Tony Levin Talks Stick Men, King Crimson and More: Exclusive Interview
On both the bass and the Chapman Stick, Tony Levin has become famous for bringing the bottom end into the spotlight.
When the Allman Brothers Band Recorded ‘At Fillmore East’
The group understood their talents well enough by 1971 to determine that their next album should be a live recording.