Obsessive music fan, specifically Bowie, Heart, Cheap Trick, Roxy Music, etc.
40 Years Ago: A Stand-Alone Single Finally Sends Duran Duran to the Top
“Is There Something I Should Know?” spent two weeks atop the U.K. chart, while U.S. listeners had to wait.
‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ Episode Three: Review
Parallel musical storylines finally connect.
‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ Episode Two: Review
As the band's career gets started, the partying begins.
‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ Episode One: Review
Debut episode presents origin story of the titular fictional band.
Five Reasons George Michael Should Be in the Rock Hall of Fame
His 1987 LP 'Faith' was a hit on the pop and R&B charts, won a Grammy for Album of the Year, and spent weeks at No. 1.
30 Years Ago: Duran Duran Makes a Comeback With the Wedding Album
The 1993 LP marked band's return to the Top 10 in almost a decade.
30 Years Ago: Chris Farley Interviews Paul McCartney on ‘SNL’
He also performed three songs during the episode, including the Beatles' "Hey Jude."
Five Reasons Cyndi Lauper Should Be in the Rock Hall of Fame
'She's So Unusual' made her a star, but her influence goes way deeper than that 1983 classic.
40 Years Ago: Eurythmics’ ‘Sweet Dreams’ Becomes a Triumph of Resiliency
At this point, they were still reeling from a few tumultuous years.
30 Years Ago: Duran Duran Begins a Second Act With ‘Ordinary World’
This was the second of three songs Simon Le Bon wrote for his late friend David Miles.
25 Years Ago: INXS Plays Their Last Show With Michael Hutchence
Nearly 7,000 unwitting fans gathered in Burgettstown, Penn., to hear history being made.
40 Years Ago: ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ Soundtrack Ushers in the ’80s
Mix of current and seasoned artists worked because it reflected the musical shifts happening in the era.
Why REO Speedwagon, Iron Maiden Dominated Early MTV: Book Excerpt
A passage from 'Duran Duran's Rio' explains why certain bands were all over the network at first.
5 Reasons Kate Bush Should Be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Her influence spans generations and genres, so why isn't this trailblazer in the HOF?
35 Years Ago: That Time Boy George Guest-Starred on ‘The A-Team’
Culture Club singer showed up in a very unexpected place in February 1986.
Geddy Lee Explains Why It was ‘Bittersweet’ Performing With Yes at the Rock Hall Inductions
"I practiced, as I usually do, like a crazy person, to make sure I didn't embarrass Chris by my performance."
Volvo Owner Customizes Open-Door Chime to Play Toto’s ‘Africa’
Toto's "Africa" long ago became a pop culture totem. Incredibly, the fervor for the band's 1983 No. 1 hit shows no sign of slowing down.
What Would Toto’s ‘Africa’ Sound Like Played in an Empty Mall?
What would Toto's 'Africa' sound like played in an empty mall? One YouTube user made that idle thought a reality.
Def Leppard’s Catalog Finally Available to Stream and Download
Def Leppard's catalog is finally available to stream and download from your favorite digital services.
Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks: A History of Their Friendship and Musical Collaborations
A look back at the musical collaborations between long-time pals Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks.