“Philadelphia Freedom”: Elton’s Ode to Billie Jean
When Elton John met tennis legend Billie Jean King, the close bond they formed led to a hit song, “Philadelphia Freedom.”
“We Are The World”: Could It Happen Today?
The recording of “We Are The World” was one of the biggest 80s charity music events. And it was a little more than crazy.
Poly Styrene: The Proto Riot Grrrl
Poly Styrene of the early punk group, X-Ray Specs, was the template for many future singers who pushed the boundaries. An appreciation.
What Was The US Festival And Where Did It Go?
Steve Wozniak’s US Festival tried to bring technology and music together. It didn’t quite work, but there were some epic moments.
Tom Jones: Still Effortlessly Cool
Even in his 80s, the voice and charisma of Tom Jones is undimmed. He remains one of the coolest talents in music. Here’s why.