How the Beatles Formed Northern Songs Publishing Company
By early 1963, the value of the songs written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney was obvious to Beatles manager Brian Epstein.
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.
Revisiting Elton John’s Princess Diana Tribute, ‘Candle in the Wind 1997′
Elton John, who had been a friend of Princess Diana, was asked by the Royal Family to sing at her funeral.
How Rod Stewart Survived the ’80s
In 1978, Rod Stewart's disco anthem "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?" reached No. 1, selling two million copies in the U.S.
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.
50 Years Ago: Psychedelic Rock Takes Off With the Byrds’ ‘Fifth Dimension’
Critical reviews were mixed but 'Fifth Dimension' demonstrated the Byrds' evolution from folk-rock to a more experimental style.
How Grand Funk Railroad Sold Out Shea Stadium Faster Than Beatles
This sales record at the home of baseball's Mets stood until the ballpark was demolished in 2008.
45 Years Ago: Santana and Creedence Clearwater Revival Close 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 Beatles caused an international incident when they didn't attend a breakfast thrown on July 4, 1966 at the Philippines' Presidential Palace.