A Look Back at the Beatles’ Early Days at the Cavern Club
They wore leather jackets and jeans onstage, infuriating owner Ray McFall, who was no fan of rock 'n' roll.
How Simon and Garfunkel Broke Through With ‘The Sounds of Silence’
Their acclaim is now universal, but things were very different back in 1964.
55 Years Ago: A Beatles LSD Party Inspires ‘She Said She Said’
An acid trip taken by three Beatles at a Beverly Hills party on Aug. 24, 1965 resulted in 'She Said She Said.'
How ‘Disco Demolition Night’ Turned Into a Chicago Riot
The blockbuster success of 1977's 'Saturday Night Fever' had persuaded many radio stations to switch from rock to disco.
13 Days as a Beatle: The Sad History of Jimmie Nicol
He briefly joined the band when Ringo Starr fell ill in the summer of 1964 at the height of Beatlemania.
50 Years Ago: Kent State Massacre Inspires CSNY’s ‘Ohio’
On May 4, 1970, National Guardsmen squared off against anti-war demonstrators on the campus of Ohio’s Kent State University.
When John Lennon Published His First Book, ‘In His Own Write’
It was the first solo effort of any kind by one of the Beatles.
Were the Beatles the Catalyst for the Charles Manson Murders?
Mass murderer Charles Manson thought he heard secret messages in the Beatles' 'White Album.'
How the Groundbreaking ‘Easy Rider’ Changed Soundtracks Forever
The movie's innovative use of music has continued to inspire filmmakers.
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.
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.