How the Beatles Formed Northern Songs Publishing Company
Only later did the band realize how little control they had over their own music.
45 Years Ago: Rolling Stones Stage Benefit Concert for Nicaragua Earthquake Victims
The Rolling Stones lifted their unofficial ban on doing benefit concerts on Jan. 18, 1973, when they performed to aid the earthquake victims of Nicaragua.
When Elton John Remade ‘Candle in the Wind’ for Princess Diana
He said that the performance of "Candle in the Wind 1997" at her funeral would be the last.
How Rod Stewart Survived the ’80s
"As far as music critics were concerned," he said, "I was about as welcome as a hole in a parachute."
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 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.
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.
When Santana and Creedence Clearwater Revival Closed the Fillmore West
An all-night concert by Bay Area bands helped say goodbye to Bill Graham's club.
When the Beatles Snubbed Philippines First Lady Imelda Marcos
The band caused an international incident when they didn't attend a breakfast thrown at the Presidential Palace.