The Beatles First Album: One Groundbreaking Day
The Beatles caught a huge break with a chance to record an entire album. In one day, they created a heck of a launch pad.
The Surprising Chord That Helped Make “Penny Lane” a Masterpiece
“Penny Lane” is full of inventive twists, starting with this chord. See how Sir Paul wove it together so seamlessly. It’s a master class in composition.
Top 10 Protest Songs from the 1960s
“A Change Is Gonna Come,” “Respect,” and “Give Peace a Chance” weren’t just popular songs. They had a purpose, too.
The Rock Concert – A (Crazy) Oral History
They started as sock hops then morphed into legendary arena shows. The new book, “Rock Concert,” traces the rise of a cultural touchstone.
Janis Joplin, Days and Summers: A Scrapbook
“From her … musicality to her … abilities as a front person, she accomplished more in her twenty-seven years than many do in a lifetime.”