20 Years Ago: Elton John Records ‘Candle in the Wind 1997′ After Princess Diana’s Funeral
Elton John, who had been a friend of Princess Diana, was asked by the Royal Family to sing at her funeral.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Play Their Final Scheduled U.K. Concert
NME's Annual Poll Winners concert on May 1, 1966 was the last time the Beatles played a scheduled concert in the U.K.
Revisiting Simon and Garfunkel’s Breakthrough, ‘The Sounds of Silence’
Today, their acclaim is universal, but in 1964 Simon & Garfunkel’s debut LP ‘Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.’ flopped. S
‘It Was Like a Riot': The History of Disco Demolition Night
An anti-disco promotion at Chicago's Comiskey Park turned insane on July 12, 1979.
Revisiting John Lennon’s First Book, ‘In His Own Write’
By early 1964, the Beatles’ upbeat love songs and clean-cut image endeared them to fans around the world.
45 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Cut Three Classic Tracks at Muscle Shoals
The Rolling Stones went to Alabama in December 1969 and recorded three songs that evoked the country, blues and R&B sound of the region.
Jack Bruce Interview: On the Rise and Fall of Supergroups
Former Cream bassist spoke to us about why supergroups so rarely last.
Seven Bands Who Were Foolishly Labeled ‘The Next Beatles’
We look at seven bands who were wrongly labeled - or more foolishly, called themselves - the next 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.'
The Story of the Groundbreaking ‘Easy Rider’ Soundtrack
The movie 'Easy Rider' broke ground for its use of rock music as its soundtrack.
Rock’s Unsolved UFO Mystery: The Night Jim Sullivan Vanished Into Thin Air
Jim Sullivan released an underrated UFO-themed album, then disappeared into thin air in 1975.
The History of ‘Rock Around the Clock’: How a B-Side Became a Rock Classic
On the 60th anniversary of one of the defining rock n' roll songs, we look at the history of Bill Haley and His Comets' 'Rock Around the Clock.'