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.
A Look Back at Elton John’s Close-to-Classic ‘Caribou’
Elton John's 'Caribou' is a step down from some of his best-known '70s albums, but still has its charms.
Why Elton John’s Debut ‘Empty Sky’ Only Hinted at the Greatness to Come
It's not a bad record by any means, but Elton John's 'Empty Sky' is a product of its time.
How Paul McCartney Returned to Form, Again, on ‘Flaming Pie’
The former Beatles star has been around long enough to boast several comebacks over the years.
When Tom Petty Gave in to the ’80s on ‘Let Me up (I’ve Had Enough)’
There's a dark, evil creature shambling through the back catalogs of the greatest rock artists ever, and it's called the '80s.