If you missed ‘em first time around, Leonard Bernsteins’ lively explorations of classical music live on thanks to YouTube. Re-watching is a fitting way to mark his 100th birthday.
Before they were movies, “The Commitments” and “High Fidelity” were great books. But these are not the only novels documenting the ups and crazy downs of the rock ‘n roll lifestyle. Just ask serious writer Salman Rushdie.
None other than Ray Charles gave this British blues man a shout out for absorbing his style – then making it his own. Our list of great Joe Cocker covers reminds us as to how he put a unique stamp on some modern classics.
“Aftermath,” “Tattoo You,” “Sticky Fingers,” “Exile on Main Street”… The competition within the Stones catalog is tough! So which album is their very best?
Greg Lake, John Oates, T-Boz, and John McEuen offer juicy insights to the “rock star”life. But you know what? Their autobiographies are also packed with touching memories and surprising wisdom.