The Buddy Holly project is the first in Songmasters’ planned Listen to Me Series, which pays tribute to groundbreaking artists who iinspire fans and musicians.
In the new book “Put The Needle on the Record: The 1980s at 45 Revolutions Per Minute,” author Matthew Chojnacki shines a light on the artistry of picture sleeves. Here’s a sampling.
Multiple Beach Boys tracks popped up on subsequent releases (and even a few bootlegs) between 1967 and 1971. Here are some of the places you can find them.
Remaining members of Pink Floyd and EMI Music have come together for the large-scale “Why Pink Floyd?” campaign. Drummer Nick Mason gives us the inside scoop.
Jimi Hendrix called him the world’s best guitarist. He was The Rolling Stones’ first choice to replace Mick Taylor. And he’s got 17 albums set to be reissued.
From “Clown Town” to “Cherry Cherry,” check out some of Neil Diamond’s earlier-career singles on a variety of labels.
Don’t have a bottomless slush fund to buy original Robert Johnson 78s? Now you can get closer to that experience than ever before, thanks to a limited-edition collector’s set.
Discover the legendary bluesman who played hard, died young and left behind a myth and a mystery almost as big as his musical legacy.
The decades-long wait will soon be over. Original Beach Boys Al Jardine, Mike Love, and Brian Wilson have teamed up with Capitol/EMI to collect and compile the band’s legendary 1966-’67 sessions for the never-completed “SMiLE” album.
Seeking the fountain of youth? Check out rock and roll. That was the philosophy of Hank Ballard, who rose to fame with The Midnighters and helped shape music.