The Scorpions’ “Wind of Change” Then…and Now
“Wind of Change” was written during a period of massive change in Eastern Europe. How does it resonate right now?
The Golden Age of the Novelty Song
Between Elvis’ induction into the Army and Beatlemania, there was a period where novelty songs reigned supreme. What was their particular appeal?
Bob Dylan & Sam Cooke: Their Intersection
At first glance, you wouldn’t link Bob Dylan and Sam Cooke. Yet, there’s a through-line between two of their most popular songs.
Los Saicos: Was the First Punk Band from Peru?
Long before Iggy Pop, Los Saicos was shredding it up in the 60s. Learn why some feel the first true punk band was from Peru.
8 Underrated Love Songs for Valentine’s Day
If you’re over the “usual” soundtrack for Valentine’s Day, here are some underrated love songs that might just rouse your passions.