25 Years Ago: Promoter Bill Graham Dies in Helicopter Crash
Gusty winds and heavy rain swept Vallejo, Calif., the night of Oct. 25, 1991, as concert promoter Bill Graham attended a concert by Huey Lewis and the News.
Revisiting the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s First Studio Session
This session yielded the initial instrumental tracks for one of the most memorable songs on their debut LP.
50 Years Ago: The Monkees Release Their Debut Album
The Monkees released their eponymous first album on Oct. 10, 1966, about a month after the premiere of The Monkees TV show.
‘The Beatles: Eight Days a Week, The Touring Years': Movie Review
If you were a Beatles fan at the start of the British Invasion, you saw rock music change forever.
Why George Harrison Was Found Guilty of Plagiarism
"My Sweet Lord" made him the first of the Beatles to have a solo No. 1, but it sounded a little familiar.
Central Park’s Biggest Rock Concerts
Learn the stories of the nights rock's biggest legends performed in New York City's Central Park.
The Story Behind the Cover of the Beatles’ ‘Revolver’
The Beatles' Revolver, one of the earliest albums of the psychedelic era, debuted in the U.K. on Aug. 5, 1966; its U.S. release came three days later.
When Cream Played Live for the First Time
Despite a hyperbolic advance news release, their debut performance was decidedly low key.
How John Lennon’s ‘More Popular Than Jesus’ Quote Led to Protests
There was little immediate reaction when his comment first appeared in the U.K.
50 Years Ago: ‘I Fought the Law’ Singer Bobby Fuller Dies Mysteriously
Bobby Fuller was found dead of asphyxiation in the front seat of his mother's car on July 18, 1966.
How the Byrds Went Psychedelic on ‘Fifth Dimension’
Reviews were mixed but this project demonstrated their evolution from folk-rock to a more experimental style.
How Grand Funk Railroad Sold Out Shea Faster Than the Beatles
This sales record at the home of baseball's Mets stood until the ballpark was demolished in 2008.