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Music | Music

Living Legend James Burton Talks Playing With Elvis, Emmylou Harris, Glen Campbell and Tom Jones

An inspiration to Jimmy Page and Jeff Beck, the rock ‘n’ roll veteran has seen it all.

Music | Music

How 'My Life as a Rolling Stone' Aims to Debunk the Band's Myth

Executive producer Steve Condie discusses the four-part Epix series 'My Life as a Rolling Stone,' which debuts Aug. 7, 2022.

Politics | Opinion

Whitlock: Beyoncé is a poor replacement for Aretha Franklin

Whitlock: Beyoncé is a poor replacement for Aretha Franklin

Music | Music

Hear the isolated Moog from The Beatles 'Here Comes The Sun'

We've trawled the archives to bring you a fascinating isolated recording of The Beatles' Moog synth arrangments from 'Here Comes The Sun. You're welcome.

Music | Music

Watch Joni Mitchell's surprise performance at Newport Folk Festival

Joni Mitchell surprised the crowd at Newport Folk Festival 2022 when she joined Brandi Carlile onstage for two songs. 

Music | Music

Get Back director Peter Jackson says there's a new Beatles film in the works

The Lord of the Rings director says it will be very different to the three-part 2021 documentary series

Music | Music

Peter Jackson Is Working on Another Beatles Movie With Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr

Director Peter Jackson is reuniting with Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr of the Beatles for another film, but this time it won't be a documentary like "Get Back."

Science & Technology | Science

Can Listening to the Beatles Improve Your Memory? New Research Says Music Just Might Stir the Brain

Listening to your favorite music increases connectivity in the brain, especially for older people. Researchers said music appears to bridge the gap between the auditory system and the reward system in the brain.

Music | Music

The Truth About Stevie Ray Vaughan's Guitar Solo On Let's Dance

Stevie Ray Vaughan played the guitar solo on David Bowie's hit song "Let's Dance," but the truth is that it wasn't a great experience for Vaughan.

Miscellaneous | I Like This

The Most Popular Song the Year You Were Born

From Bing Crosby to Ed Sheeran, these are the chart-toppers from the past 82 years.

Entertainment | Entertainment

Monty Norman, composer of the James Bond theme, dies at 94

British composer Monty Norman of James Bond theme tune fame has died at the age of 94

Music | Music

Ringo Starr details his iconic Ludwig drum kit

The first Ludwig drum kit that Ringo Starr ever owned proved to be the model on which all of his subsequent kits with The Beatles would be based on.

Music | Guitar: Gear & Tips

Unlock the Secrets of Expressive Melodic Playing | GuitarPlayer

Hone your note articulation skills and cultivate your own signature touch with this lesson in legato and staccato phrasing, finger sliding, string muting, bending, and vibrato.

Music | Music

Meet the American who invented the electric guitar and inspired rock 'n' roll

Adolph Rickenbacker, who immigrated to the U.S. from Switzerland as a child, invented the electric guitar in the 1930s, the instrument that inspired the rock 'n' roll phenomenon.

Music | Music

Outtake Photographs From The Beatles Infamous ‘Butcher Cover’ Photo Session, 1966

On March 25, 1966 a photo session which was to become a notorious part of The Beatles’ history took place: the infamous ‘butcher cover’ pict...

Travel | Travel Tips

You Can Stay in Dolly Parton’s Tour Bus

Dolly Parton's famous tour bus has been repurposed into a luxury suite at the Dollywood DreamMore Resort & Spa.

Music | Music

Rock Legend Carlos Santana Collapses On Stage

Audience members at the Detroit-area theater were asked to pray for the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer.

Music | Music

Should The Monkees Be in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame?

How the FBI and Jann Wenner cast a shadow over The Monkees' career.

Music | Audio Equipment: SO Cool!

How the Sony Walkman changed everything

The Sony Walkman precipitated the rise of MP3 and audio players that allow us to revel in our own private auditory worlds.

Music | Music

“We All Wanted to Be Guitar Players”: Paul McCartney Talks Early Beatles | GuitarPlayer

Macca reveals the origins of his role as a bass player and names his favorite guitarists in this classic interview from the GP vault.

News | News

Elvis Presley's abandoned childhood home goes up for auction

This is the only childhood home of the King of Rock and Roll that has ever come to market.

Music | Music

Revisiting the 1990s Swing Revival

In the late ’90s, young people across America fell hard for swing, a musical genre that hadn’t been popular since before their parents were born.

Music | Music

Triptides - Visitors (Full Album)

https://requiempouruntwister.bandcamp.com/album/visitorshttps://www.docdroid.net/5QEck2b/prsheet-triptides-visitors-bio-eng.pdfSomeone do the tracklist pleas...

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‘Relentlessly Magnificent’ Ella Fitzgerald's Hollywood Bowl Album Out Now

Ella Fitzgerald's 'Ella At The Hollywood Bowl: The Irving Berlin Songbook' has won immediate acclaim, including a five-star review from Mojo.

Music | Music

Paul McCartney’s Glastonbury show hailed as ‘phenomenal’

Ex-Beatle’s gig seen by many in huge festival crowd as ‘something to tell your grandkids about’

Music | Music

Paul McCartney does a secret Glastonbury warm-up gig in Somerset where fans paid to hear 25 songs

Sir Paul, 80, delivered a preview of his Glastonbury set to an audience of around 800 at the Cheese and Grain - a not-for-profit venue in a former warehouse in the town of Frome, Somerset.

Music | Music

‘Get Back’: How Giles Martin Distilled the Beatles Musical Mojo

Giles Martin tells IndieWire how machine learning software helped him extract the power and energy of The Beatles' performances.

Music | Music

30 Candid Polaroids of Paul McCartney Taken by Fans From the 1960s and 1970s

These candid photographs were taken by Paul McCartney’s fans from between the late 1960s to early 1970s. Most people would love to take pict...

Humor | Humor

God Has a Plan: When This Christian Rock Drummer Died in a Car Accident His Band Got a New Drummer and He Is Much More Talented

It’s no secret that our lord works in mysterious ways. He allows bad things to happen to good people, he buries dinosaur fossils to test our faith, and he allowed the democrats to steal our election for who knows what reason.

Humor | Humor

Top Five Southern Rock Songs To Listen to While You Complain About Participation Trophies

I remember when this country had a pair! When I was growing up we didn’t have all the crybabies doing the tweets or the instgram. We had people who knew their worth and fell in a line. And mostly we didn’t have any participation trophies!

Music | Music

Fans and stars pay tribute to "the greatest songwriter ever" Paul McCartney on his 80th birthday

Fans and stars alike have flocked to social media to pay tribute to Paul McCartney on the legendary singer-songwriter's 80th birthday

Music | Music

“When You’re a Guitar Player, You Can Really Hear How the Differences Matter”: Jack White Talks Creativity and Gear

With his latest album – ‘Fear of the Dawn’ – chock-full of unique tones, the guitarist fills us in on the details of his customized hardware.

Music | Music

The only covers Jimi Hendrix released on his albums

Jimi Hendrix was well known for his covers of Bob Dylan and Billy Roberts. You may be surprised to hear how few covers Hendrix actually released in his albums.

Music | Music

Watch The Rolling Stones cover The Beatles’ ‘I Wanna Be Your Man’ in Liverpool

During their show in Liverpool last night, The Rolling Stones paid tribute to The Beatles by covering their 1963 hit ‘I Wanna Be Your Man’.

Books | Books

Disco’s Out… Murder’s In! 2016

Famous for its revolutionary aspects in musical, political, sexual identity and consumerist ideas, punk rock also has its lesser-known gangster ethos as well, explained here by players in the various punk gangs in Los Angeles, Orange County, and Sout

Humor | Humor

Guitarist Just Getting Out Of Long-Term Band Not Looking For Anything Serious Right Now

Heartbroken guitarist Wayne Kellington just got out of his long-term punk band Cranial Input and is admittedly not looking for anything too serious right now.

Music | Music

The Beatles song that ended Oasis' career

As the final song from the final Oasis concert, The Beatles' 'I Am the Walrus' could be the final song that Noel and Liam Gallagher ever play together.

Music | Music News

Jim Seals dead: Seals and Crofts singer dies aged 80 as fans pay tribute

JIM SEALS, who sang in the soft rock duo Seals and Crofts, has died at the age of 80.

Music | Music

How Peter Jackson and Co. Managed to ‘Get Back’ to Basics for the Beatles Doc

TheWrap Emmy Magazine: Music supervisor Giles Martin lays out why the Oscar-winning director is a Beatlemaniac through and through and why you probably won't see "Get Back 2"

Music | Music

Rolling Stones Stun Audience With First-Ever Live Performance Of 1960s Classic

The band kicked off its 60th-anniversary tour with the debut of a 1966 hit never before performed in concert.

Music | Music

He Told George Harrison His Tour Sucked – and Five Other Things We Learned from Ben Fong-Torres

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Music | Music

How Vinyl Made Its Big Comeback: For the Record – Billboard

Exploring the remarkable comeback of vinyl records in the music industry - and the new MusicWatch study that breaks it down.

Music | Music

Lone Justice - Ways To Be Wicked - 9/18/1985 - Ritz

Recorded 9/18/1985 - Ritz (New York, NY)Visit Wolfgang's https://www.wolfgangs.com/music/ to stream concerts from thousands of legendary artists. Start your ...

Entertainment | Entertainment

Revisiting 'The Cooler': Ringo Starr and Paul McCartney's experimental film

In 1981 after he'd released 'Stop and Smell the Roses', Ringo Starr enlisted former Beatles bandmate Paul McCartney to help him create a short promotional film.

Music | Music

Classic Rock Fans Pay More for Concert Tickets Than Anyone Else

A study released in May 2022 showed that concert ticket prices for classic rock artists were more expensive than any other genre.

Music | Music

‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Doc Set for Release on Blu-Ray and DVD This Summer — This Time It’s for Real

Peter Jackson's 'The Beatles: Get Back' is coming out on Blu-Ray and DVD this summer, after a release planned for last winter was scotched.

Music | Music

40 Years Ago: Duran Duran Release the Masterful 'Rio'

Duran Duran released 'Rio' in May 1982.

Music | Music

Propagandhi: Skate Punk's Brainiest Band

History lesson on the Canadian punk greats: Propagandhi! Along with the usual commentary and thoughts from yours truly.Spotify Playlist:https://open.spotify....

Music | Music

Bob Dylan celebrates 60 years at Columbia with new 'Subterranean Homesick Blues' video

Bob Dylan has celebrated 60 years as a Columbia recording artist with a new 'Subterranean Homesick Blues' video, as Patti Smith and co reinvent a classic.

Music | Music

Watch Deep Purple play a solemn Beatles cover during their first ever TV performance

Deep Purple’s beginnings can be traced back to 1967, when Searchers drummer Chris Curtis pitched the idea of creating a British rock supergroup. They would be called Roundabout, so named for his far-fetched plan for a small group of musicians to be

Music | Music News

Let Ringo Starr teach you how to play classic Beatles songs

Along with producer Dave Stewart, Ringo Starr runs through some classic Beatles tracks on the drums like 'Ticket to Ride' and 'Come Together'.

Music | Music

Paul McCartney performed "I’ve Got A Feeling" alongside footage of John Lennon last night

McCartney played the Beatles track with video of Lennon taken from the group's famous rooftop concert

Music | Music

The guitar fluke that saw The Beatles revolutionise pop

The Beatles' 1964 hit 'I Feel Fine' is, on the whole, a pretty straightforward piece of pop. But listen closely and you'll hear a quietly revolutionary sound.

Music | Music

Nirvana's horrified reactions to 1993 ticket prices are a sweet reminder of more innocent days

Watch Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain's brain melt when he learns what other musical artists in 1993 charge for gig tickets

Music | Music

Why Vinyl Records Are Sticking Around

A Millennial vinyl-enjoyer offers an explanation for the enduring appeal of vinyl records.

Music | Music

The B-52s are Gearing Up for One Last Ride

The new wave rockers from Athens, Georgia, are preparing for their final tour 45 years after their first live performance. The B-52s, who are known for songs like “Love Shack” and “Rock Lobster,” have announced their farewell tour which will hit 11 cities

Music | Music

The Beatles song that was rejected for the ‘A Hard Day’s Night’ film

For the "break out" sequence in 'A Hard Day's Night', The Beatles submitted a song that wound up being rejected by director Dick Lester.

Music | Music News

The Meaning Behind the Band Name: ZZ Top

Who the heck is ZZ Top? Who names their child ZZ? What do those Z’s stand for? These are popular—and reasonable—questions for anyone first encountering the Texas blues sounds of the popular rock band. When a band is named after what sounds like a person’s

Music | Music News

Hear the isolated guitar for the Van Halen song 'Panama'

Throwing every element of his signature style into one legendary guitar part, Eddie Van Halen lays down one of the best tracks of his career on 'Panama'.

Music | Music

Bob Dylan announces new 2022 North American tour dates

Bob Dylan has announced a number of new West Coast tour dates in North America this summer – see the full list here.

Music | Music

Disappointing Photos Show What Coachella Is Like in Real Life

Coachella is the most famous music festival in the world, but the event in Indio, California isn't exactly how it appears on social media.

Psychology | Psychology

Why can't I enjoy music when I'm depressed?

Experts explain what stops the brain from translating music into pleasure.

Music | Music

How Many Times Has Paul McCartney Been Arrested?

Paul McCartney is the runaway leader in Beatle arrests, but how many times was he actually arrested?

News | In The News

Russian sanctions make guitar amp vacuum tubes scarce in U.S.

Few factories produce the tubes, which are valued for the sound quality they bring to amplifiers. A run on the market is driving up prices.

Music | Music

6 Songs You Didn’t Know John Lennon and Paul McCartney Wrote for Other Artists - American Songwriter

The songwriting partnership of John Lennon and Paul McCartney stretched well beyond their songs for The Beatles. Throughout their careers, the duo wrote songs for other artists, together and individually, spreading hits out to the likes of The Rolling Sto

Music | Music News

Nirvana, Pearl Jam and Soundgarden members form new supergroup 3rd Secret

A collection of members from some of the Seattle grunge scene’s finest bands have come together to form a new supergroup called 3rd Secret with a surprise LP.

Music | Music

Rolling Stones: Are They Announcing More U.S. Tour Dates?

The Rolling Stones are preparing to announce... something. A new social media post has fans pretty excited.

Music | Music

Jack White thinks The Rolling Stones copied The Beatles

Guitarist and former White Stripes frontman Jack White says The Rolling Stones followed The Beatles in their wake, and "copied" them.

Music | Music

The Body Politic: Violence and Rebellion in the First Wave of Hardcore Punk, PopMatters

Above: Cover art to American Hardcore: A Tribal History (2001)From the moment of its birth in the early '80s, the culture of hardcore punk was inextricably...

Music | Music News

Behind the guitar: A new collection of artifacts paints a more nuanced picture of Stevie Ray Vaughan

The Wittliff Collections in San Marcos has acquired an archive containing song lyrics, clothing and even the musician's personal library,

Entertainment | Television/Film/Books

Exclusive: John Lennon Biopic Is Nearing Reality as Script is Finished by “Bohemian Rhapsody” Writer

The big news in the Beatles world right now is that a John Lennon biopic is nearing its pre-production launch. Still untitled, the Lennon movie would be the first real authorized big screen biography of a Beatle. The movie is produced by Yoko Ono with her

Music | Music News

Bobby Rydell, pompadoured 1960s teen idol and ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ star, dies

Bobby Rydell, who scored 29 hits after becoming a teen idol in the '50s, died at 79 in April 2022.

Books | Books

15 most essential music memoirs & biographies of 21st century

From Sleater-Kinney to Springsteen, these are the tomes most deserving of joining the pantheon of essential musical memoirs

Music | Music

Rolling Stones Documentary Series Confirmed

The BBC announced a documentary series to mark the Rolling Stones' 60th anniversary with each episode focusing on one member in April 2022.

Music | Music

Watch Joni Mitchell sing in public for the first time since 2013

Joni Mitchell has delivered her first public performance in nine years, taking to the stage at MusiCares’ 2022 Person Of The Year gala.

Music | Music

Every song by The Beatles to feature Paul McCartney on drums

The Beatles were a rare group of multi-talented individuals. When Ringo Starr temporarily left the group in 1968, Paul McCartney took over the drumming duties.

Music | Music

Why new music is facing a decline while older artists surge in popularity

Artists and groups who first made their mark decades ago, including the Beatles, are winning the streaming wars

Music | Music

The Rolling Stones 60th anniversary to be celebrated with BBC docuseries

The 60th anniversary of The Rolling Stones is to be celebrated with a special BBC docuseries featuring intimate interviews with the bandmates

Music | Music News

Watch The Who play Pete Townshend solo track for first time in 33 years

The Who performed Pete Townshend's solo track "Let My Love Open The Door" for the first time in 33 years at a recent show in London.

Music | Guitar: Gear & Tips

Tube-Amp Basics For Beginners

Famous tube amps from companies like Fender, Marshall, Vox, and others have come to define the sound of virtually all electric-guitar music. To varying degrees, we know that these amps sound different from each other—and we might even know some basic sp

Music | Music

“Put the Microphone Over There On the Other Side of the Room Because I’m Going to Play Loud”: How Eric Clapton Took Volume to 11

Armed with a Marshall and a Les Paul, Slowhand pushed the envelope of guitar tone in 1966.

Music | Music

Paul McCartney pens a touching tribute to Taylor Hawkins

The former Beatle got to play drums on the Foo Fighters' "Sunday Rain," a song Taylor Hawkins sang lead vocals on

Music | Music

The Rolling Stones' 10 most memorable concerts

Join us as we revisit ten of the most iconic, memorable, and occasionally controversial live concerts in The Rolling Stones' explosive career.

Music | Music

Taylor Hawkins: farewell to a modern rock drumming hero

As the news of Taylor Hawkins' untimely passing hits, we pay tribute to the man who repositioned drummers as rock stars

Music | Music

Far Out 40: The best songs used in Quentin Tarantino films in one playlist

From David Bowie's 'Cat People' in Inglorious Bastards to Vanilla Fudge and Bobby Womack, we've compiled the 40 best tracks in Quentin Tarantino films.

Music | Music

The Beatle Who Got Away

Revisiting Stuart Sutcliffe’s role in the band’s breakthrough.

News | News

New Details Emerge About What Police Allegedly Found In The Room Of Foo Fighters’ Taylor Hawkins: Report

New details emerged over the weekend about what Colombian law enforcement officials allegedly found in the hotel room of Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins as they investigate the cause of the 50-year-old’s death.

Music | Music

Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins dead at 50

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taylor Hawkins, for 25 years the drummer for Foo Fighters and best friend of frontman Dave Grohl, has died during a South American tour with the rock band. He was 50. There were no immediate details on how Hawkins died, although the b

Music | Music

The Rolling Stones’ Famous, Secret 1977 El Mocambo Shows To Have Full Release

The Rolling Stones’ secret 1977 shows at the Toronto club the El Mocambo are to be released on album for the first time on May 13.

Music | Music

Keith Richards: "I’ll take anybody’s idea. Writing is a cut-throat business…" | UNCUT

As 1992’s Main Offender gets reissued, Keith Richards looks back on his solo adventures – and forward to a Stones without Charlie.

Music | Music

10 classic synth riffs that are stupidly easy to play

Master these simple but seminal synth hooks in no time at all

Style & Fashion | Style & Fashion

Why the Beatles were the best-dressed band of all time

‘I tell you what, I think we were all pretty good dressers,” Paul McCartney told me last year, in advance of the release of Peter Jackson’s Get Back. I had aske

Music | Music

Why The Beatles didn't cameo in Disney film ‘The Jungle Book’

In 1967, Disney released 'The Jungle Book', in one of the scenes, four vultures appear strikingly similar to The Beatles but they weren't voiced by the band.

Entertainment | Netflix

Netflix cheat codes for music documentaries

Netflix cheat codes are a revelation. Luckily for us and you, we've found the cheat code for music lovers everywhere, the music documentary cheat code.

Music | Music

Keith Richards on the Rolling Stones and a solo reunion

The Stones guitarist, and frontman of Keith Richards & the X-Pensive Winos, talks about his solo career; the passing of Stones drummer Charlie Watts; writing new music with Mick Jagger; and how he kicked his most persistent addiction.

Music | Guitar: Gear & Tips

The Keith Richards Guide to Distortion | GuitarPlayer

The Rolling Stone comes clean on distortion in this archive interview from the December 1992 issue of Guitar Player.

Music | Music

Paul McCartney: "I had been able to accept Yoko sitting on a blanket in front of my amp… but then when we broke up, John turned nasty"

The Beatles legend gets candid about the story behind Too Many People and How Do You Sleep? – "It was the 1970s equivalent of what might today be called a diss track"

Music | Music

Shane MacGowan Wants a Lot More of Life

At 64, the famously surly former frontman of the Pogues has slowed down some, but his hunger for an artistic life is still insatiable.

Music | Music

Slash says he still gets self-conscious playing in guitar stores

“Guys would go into guitar stores and play their latest Randy Rhoads stuff for two hours, just sitting on an amp. I was never that guy,” the Guns N' Roses legend says

Music | Music

Watch Stevie Ray Vaughan Tear it Up at the “Biggest Party In History”

This rare footage captures one of Vaughan's final performances in his home city of Dallas, Texas.

Music | Music

The Rolling Stones to announce 60th-anniversary tour – with first gig in Liverpool

THE ROLLING STONES will this month announce a European tour to mark their 60th ­anniversary – including a gig at Liverpool.The legendary rockers ??

Music | Music News

Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne quitting Los Angeles for UK to avoid soaring tax rates

Ozzy Osbourne and Sharon Osbourne have lived stateside for many years, but the couple - who celebrate their 40th wedding anniversary this year - are set to return to the UK

Music | Music

Explore music through the ages at Rock N Roll Heaven in Orlando

The record shop was designed to be a haven for music lovers.

Music | Music News

The Beatles' Compilation Album '1' Remastered for Spatial Audio on Apple Music by Giles Martin

The Beatles' compilation album "1" has been remastered for Spatial Audio on Apple Music by Giles Martin, son of the famed Beatles producer George Martin.

Music | Music

Watch Jack White show he's the biggest Beatles fan around

With an instant recognition of songs like 'Boys' and 'Eight Days a Week', Jack White proved that he was a massive Beatle-maniac in a recent video.

Music | Music

Why Charlie Watts didn't think much of The Beatles (and hated Elvis)

Exploring why the late Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts didn't like The Beatles and his problem with them, although, he did understand their appeal.

Music | Music

The Beatles: guitar by guitar - a guide to the models that made music history | Guitar World

The Beatles revolutionised music and made the guitar the world's most popular instrument. On the 50th anniversary of their final album, we trace the models that made the magic…

Politics | Opinion

Gen X is running the world — and nobody even realized it

Last weekend’s Super Bowl Halftime Show confirmed what most of us have known for a while.

Music | Music

Sir Paul McCartney will headline this year’s Glastonbury Festival just a week after his 80th birthday

SIR Paul McCartney is one of the greatest musicians of all time and now he is returning to one of the most famous stages in the world - by headlining

Music | Music

Paul McCartney announces ‘Got Back’ US tour dates

Paul McCartney has announced plans for a tour of North America in the spring, with tickets going on sale next week.

Music | Music

Watch Glen Campbell introduce Cream to an American TV audience in 1968 | Louder

It's the summer of 1968. Country superstar, part-time Beach Boy and session man Glen Campbell is trying his hand at television, filling in as a replacement host on the The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour. It's a show that's perhaps most

Music | Music News

KISS Locks In Timeframe For Final 'End Of The Road' Tour Concert

Kiss has yet to confirm when the 'End of the Road' tour will end, but the band has again signaled that the tour will end by 2023.

Entertainment | Entertainment

The James Bond theme that almost killed Tom Jones

Tom Jones had to hit a major high note at the end of his James Bond theme for 'Thunderball', so he reared back and gave it all he had.

Music | Music

Coachella and Stagecoach Are Dropping All Covid Requirements

The Coachella and Stagecoach music festivals have announced that they are dropping Covid requirements for their April events.

Music | Music

I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You): The Story Behind The Aretha Franklin Song

The first song to capture the real Aretha Franklin, I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You) began one of the most important eras in music.

Music | Music

What The Beatles rooftop concert sounded like for those on the street

There's lots of footage of The Beatles' final concert, but little that gives you a sense of what it must have been like to be there. This audio does just that.

Music | Music News

Peter Jackson would have shouted at the Beatles if he had filmed Let It Be documentary

Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson said he would have 'read John, Paul, George and Ringo the riot act' for Get Back if he was there.

Music | Music

Box Office: Peter Jackson’s ‘The Beatles: Get Back’ Concert Doc Plays to Near-Sellout Crowds

Peter Jackson, Imax and Disney have partnered on a special feature celebrating The Beatles' last concert in 1969.

Music | Music

Spotify is removing Neil Young’s music after falling out over Joe Rogan

Musician Neil Young is following through on his threat to pull his extensive and well-loved sonic catalogue from Spotify. Young took a stand against the company’s relationship with podcaster Joe Rogan this week, accusing Spotify of propagating Covid-19 mi

Music | Music

Musicians defend Taylor Swift after Damon Albarn says she "doesn't write her own songs"

Figures from the music world have come out to defend Taylor Swift after Damon Albarn claimed that she “doesn’t write her own songs”.

Music | Music

20 music documentaries you need to watch this weekend, from ‘Summer of Soul’ to ‘Get Back’

From Questlove's 'Summer of Soul' to the story of the Beatles in 'Get Back,' these are the 20 best music documentaries to watch this weekend.

Music | Music

Meat Loaf: Bat Out of Hell singer dead at 74

The musician died at home with his family by his side, his agent confirmed

Music | Music

The Music Industry Is In Crisis Because People Are Buying More Old Songs Than New

According to the music sales data company MRC, "old songs" now represent an astonishing 70% of the U.S. market.

Music | Music

Scene of the Year (2021): The Rooftop Concert in 'The Beatles: Get Back'

We examine the rooftop concert in The Beatles: Get Back and consider why it's the Best Scene of 2021. This was not the end for the Fab Four.

Music | Music

The essential Stevie Nicks playlist

Looking to build the essential Stevie Nicks playlist? Flip through the gallery for 20 Nicks classics, ranging from Fleetwood Mac favorites to deep cuts from the '90s and '00s. 

Music | Music

How the National Trust snubbed The Beatles drummer Ringo Starr

When the National Trust disregarded Ringo Starr by refusing to buy the childhood home of The Beatles drummer like they did with John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

Music | Music

The Detroit Cobras’ Rachel Nagy Has Died

Nagy co-founded the Michigan garage rock band in 1994

Music | Music

When The Beatles recorded eight songs in one day

Speedy recording sessions were nothing new to The Beatles, but signs of exhaustion were beginning to show around the time of 'Beatles for Sale'.

Music | Music

Bob Dylan once explained the secret to his songwriting

One of the finest songwriters of all time, the work of Bob Dylan will outlive us all. Here he explains the secret to becoming such a vital wordsmith.

Music | Music

Albums turning 50 in 2022 that everyone should hear

If you are looking for a blast from the past, here are the albums of 1972 that are still worth a spin.

Music | Music

Ronnie Spector, Girl Group Icon and Leader of the Ronettes, Dies at 78

Ronnie Spector, whose hard-edged yet tremulous voice soared on the Ronettes’ girl-group hits of the early ‘60s, has died. She was 78.

Music | Music

11 Facts About the Ramones | Mental Floss

By stripping rock and roll down to its four-chord essentials, the Ramones helped pioneer the punk rock movement of the 1970s.

Music | Music

Half-Hour of Lost Footage of Rolling Stones’ Altamont Festival Unveiled by Library of Congress

The Library of Congress has posted 25 minutes of newly found footage from the Altamont festival of the Stones, CSNY, Gram Parsons and more.

Music | Music

Vinyl turns tables as UK sales take highest market share since 1990

BPI estimates more than 5m vinyl albums already sold in 2021, the 14th consecutive year of growth

Music | Music

The Beatles’ Famed Rooftop Concert to Screen in IMAX Theaters

Get Back director Peter Jackson will participate in a special Q&A following the concert film’s special theatrical release

Music | Music

Mick Jagger explains why he visits local spots while touring with The Rolling Stones: “Each town has something of great interest”

Mick Jagger has shed some light on why he visits local haunts while on tour with the Rolling Stones – excursions he documents on Instagram.

Politics | Politics

‘Homosocial, mostly segregated’: NPR asks how we got stuck with the idea that four white guys make a rock band

The piece isn't really about race at all, but NPR decided some race-baiting would get clicks.

Music | Music

The five greatest demos by The Beatles

The Beatles left us with a wealth of demos and early versions of released and unreleased tracks to trawl through. Here, we've collected five of the best.