Just five years after buying her first guitar, Joan Baez became the leading female voice in folk music. A reissue of her debut album shows what made her such a force.
Years after breaking up, the Swedish hitmakers still sell a million records a year. That’s about to jump with their announcement of an ABBA reunion, and two new songs. Oh, and Cher just did a cover album!
Her lyrics, her vocal register, her catchy melodies… Those are just a few reasons Carly Simon beat out Joni Mitchell and Carole King for one fan. Find out why else she’s smitten with the singer-songwriter behind “You’re So Vain.”
Over eight solo albums, Stevie Nicks has proven her magic isn’t limited to Fleetwood Mac. Take another listen to “Rooms on Fire,” “Talk to Me” and “After the Glitter Fades” if you don’t believe us.
Whether it was John Lennon’s love interest in “Norwegian Wood” or George’s Harrison’s muse for “If I Needed Someone,” women were seen differently for all the Beatles by “Rubber Soul.”