Rock’s Unsolved UFO Mystery: The Night Jim Sullivan Vanished
A talented singer-songwriter released an album about unidentified flying objects, then disappeared into thin air.
Brawls and Bans: The History of the Kinks’ Struggles in America
After one mishap, a powerful musicians union's kept the Kinks out of the U.S. for four long years.
Byrds Legend Roger McGuinn on the Fight to Close a $60,000,000 Royalty Loophole
Roger McGuinn of the Byrds spoke to us about legislation that will help artists get royalties.
How ‘Rock Around the Clock’ Ended Up Being Released as a B-Side
Dick Clark called it "the National Anthem of Rock 'n' Roll.”
When John and Yoko’s Bed-In Led to ‘Give Peace a Chance’
Singer Petula Clark and audio engineer Andre Perry remember their roles in this enduring protest anthem.
The History of David Bowie’s Berlin Trilogy: ‘Low,’ ‘Heroes’ and ‘Lodger’
Something sparked when David Bowie, hoping to escape L.A.'s drug-fueled lifestyle, moved to Berlin in the late-'70s.
John Lennon’s Infamous ‘Lost Weekend’ Revisited
We revisit some of the highlights and lowlights from John Lennon's 18-month separation from Yoko Ono.
Simon & Garfunkel, ‘The Boxer’ – Lyrics Uncovered
By 1968, Simon & Garfunkel had produced a string of folk-rock hits that included ‘The Sound of Silence,’ 'I Am a Rock' and ‘Mrs. Robinson.' But their chart success brought the duo criticism from folk music purists.
Doobie Brothers’ Tom Johnston Reflects on ‘Listen to the Music’ at 40
In 1972, the infectious strumming riff that opened ‘Listen to the Music’ introduced fans to the uniquely American sound of the Doobie Brothers. Their blend of rock and R&B produced a string of hits throughout the next decade. At age 40, ‘Listen to the Music’ remains a classic rock radio staple and the Doobies -- with founding members Tom Johnston and Patrick Simmons -- still maintain a busy to