They started as sock hops then morphed into legendary arena shows. The new book, “Rock Concert,” traces the rise of a cultural touchstone.
Whether we were camped out watching MTV or some of the darker cartoons or miniseries, 80s TV had a darker subtext as this new book shows.
For their fourth album, U2 channeled deeper aspects of both America and their native Ireland. It proved one of their most interesting.
Big Country had one of the most distinctive sounds of the 80s. And they continue to share unreleased music. Guitarist Bruce Watson catches us up.