Long John Baldry left a mark with “It Aint Easy” — which got some help from Elton John, Rod Stewart, and Ronnie Wood. And it didn’t hurt that he (reportedly) recorded some of it lying on his back.
The Thompson Twins were one of the biggest bands of the 80s. They went through some changes, but have now returned, with sounds old — and new.
Even five decades on, Peter Sellers and Ringo’s cheeky take on wealth in “The Magic Christian” has something to say about modern excess.
Jefferson Airplane led the 60s counterculture. So how did they morph into the 80s band, Starship? There’s a story there.