Worst Christmas Songs
For every 'Father Christmas' or 'Happy Xmas (War Is Over)' that shows up on a best-Christmas-songs list, there's an awful tune or two (or three) to counter it.
15 Years Ago: The Beatles Reclaim Their ‘Get Back’ Sessions on ‘Let It Be … Naked’
In 1969, everybody had a hard year, and everybody had a good time.
The Day the Beatles Put the Finishing Touches on ‘Rubber Soul’
In the annals of rock music's shots heard around the world, this Beatles album is one of the loudest.
That Time Elton John Tapered His Ambitions on ‘Rock of the Westies’
It’s not his best album of the '70s; it’s not even the best album Elton John released in 1975.
55 Years Ago: Beatlemania Is Born
When the Beatles took the stage on Oct. 13, 1963, to perform on the variety show Sunday Night at the London Palladium, they were four lads armed with the simple tools of their early classics.
Revisiting the Beach Boys’ Heartfelt Concept Album About Cars, ‘Little Deuce Coupe’
To fully appreciate this album, you have to accept that it's possible to create a pop record with occasional moments of stunning beauty about of automobiles.
Revisiting Elton John’s Masterpiece, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’
This was the second studio album he released in 1973, and his seventh in five years. Oh, and it was a double album.
When Ian Gillan Took the Lead on ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’
'Jesus Christ Superstar,' featuring Deep Purple's Ian Gillan in the lead role, was released as a two-disc concept album in September 1970.
Billy Joel Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Ultimate Classic Rock ranks Billy Joel albums, from worst to best.
Elton John Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Ultimate Classic Rock counts down every Elton John album, from worst to best.