In just about twelve months, the Fab Four crossed over from a regional act with a shaky recording deal to the cusp of worldwide Beatlemania. Test your smarts on this pivotal year for John, Paul, George, and Ringo.
Brothers Ira and Charlie Louvin wrote some major country music hits in the ‘50s. The 2018 release of their “lost demos” shows just how influential these two truly were.
From “Kinda Kinks” and “Low Budget” to “Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One” and “Face to Face,” we rank the Kinks’ best work.
Marty Balin was a founding member of Jefferson Airplane and later, Jefferson Starship. Grace Slick get all the press, but Balin’s contributions to the San Francisco sound were major.
Paul McCartney’s voice – and hair – have evolved. Here’s something even richer: “Egypt Station, “ his latest project reveals a gift for melody and lyrics that’s improved with time.