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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: And the Nominees Should Be…

The Monkees, Spinners, and Todd Rundgren need to be inducted already!

british invasion

The British Invasion Is An American Story

Dave Mason discusses The British Invasion, its American roots and his role in it.


The History of Recorded Music in Just 8 Episodes

Even before MTV, rock and roll frequently existed in a visual space along with the sonic one. One of the most obvious expressions of this affinity has been the numerous attempts to encapsulate the cultural significance of rock music for television and film. Though not

If You Like Lou Reed…

This will be the fourth in a series, which I call in my head “If You Love (Obviously Awesome Legacy Band or Musician), You Might Like (New Act Fishing in More or Less the Same Pond).” Over the course of the series so far, I’ve

31 Concept Albums You May Have Missed

As long as there have been records, there have been concept albums. As early as Frank Sinatra’s In the Wee Small Hours, with its songs about lost love, Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass’ themed albums (Going Places, Whipped Cream and Other Delights), and Ella