45 Years Ago: REO Speedwagon Breaks Through With ‘Tuna Fish’
They'd established a fan base between coasts but had been largely ignored in hotspots like New York or Los Angeles.
50 Years Ago: Bob Seger Digs Deep on Underrated ‘Back in ’72’
How could something this awesome escape the attention of a wider audience? Because he hates it.
Def Leppard’s ‘Pyromania’ at 40: The Story Behind Every Song
These tracks changed the game for hard rock in 1983.
Santana Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Carlos Santana & Co. have been supernatural musical shape-shifters for 26 albums. Here's how those records rank.
What a Wonderful Soundtrack: The Music of ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’
Companion to the Robin Williams film is a great snapshot of mid-'60s radio.
Van Halen Tried to Patch Themselves Together on ‘It’s About Time’
Song sounded like all was well with the band, but disaster was just around the corner.
35 Years Ago: Laura Nyro Releases Album Todd Rundgren Quit
Rock legend tried to produce one of celebrated singer-songwriter's final records. It didn't go well.
How Rock Music Shaped ‘Bad Boy’ Chef Anthony Bourdain
The 61-year-old author, TV host and chef loved punk rock and featured music prominently in his work.
New Prince Album, ‘Piano and a Microphone 1983,’ Announced
It's 1983 and Prince sits at his piano to record a demo. Listen to the extraordinary results.