When Melanie Safka traveled with her mom to the Woodstock festival to perform, she was a relative unknown. By the time she left the stage, that had changed.
The broadcaster and “That Metal Show” host shares more acts music lovers should know about via “Eddie Trunk’s Essential Hard Rock and Heavy Metal Vol. 2.”
Polycarbonate or vinyl? Whatever format you prefer, The Clash has it covered with new releases from Sony Legacy that celebrate the band’s full catalog.
Letts was close to The Clash’s members and filmed the band at its apex. Now he is spreading the word about the band through a new box set, “Sound System.”
Little is known about Walter ‘Buddy Boy’ Hawkins, but two things are certain: He knew how to work a guitar, and his vocals told the story beyond the lyrics.
Lita Ford got her start in the Runaways at 16 and stepped into her own as a solo artist in the ’80s. What music knocks her hard-rockin’ socks off?
It was a mixed bag of musical influences that influenced one-time accordionis Dennis DeYoung before he started writing hits as the keyboardist for Styx.
We’re not telling you to go skydiving over the Cavern Club, get a Sgt. Pepper’s tattoo or blow your 401(k) to buy a lock of hair that may (or may not) have belonged to John Lennon. But there are some things Beatles’ fans ought to experience for themselves before they die.
You may know who Janis Ian counts among her inspirations (Edith Piaf and Odetta), but do you know how tall she is, or whether she turned down Woodstock?
Janis Ian won her first Grammy when she was 16. Forty-six years later, she picked up the Best Spoken Word Grammy for “Society’s Child: My Autobiography.”