Don Kirshner could smell a hit from a mile away. His music empire created hundreds of hits and provided the soundtrack for much of the ’50s and ’60s.
There’s something hauntingly prophetic in Ricky Nelson’s 1962 hit “Teenage Idol.” In fact, it could easily stand as Fabian Forte’s musical biography.
Since debuting in 1966, The Monkees have fought the stigma of being unhip. Forty-five years later, it looks as if The ‘Pre-Fab Four’ now are winning the fight.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame selection process continues to raise disturbing questions
Only two of the artists who earned Goldmine readers’ votes will be inducted in the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2012.
Rock promoter Don Kirshner dies in Florida at age 76.