In his most recent book, Ken Sharp interviewed more than 40 insiders on the making of John Lennon’s last musical statement: the wonderful “Double Fantasy” album
With the release of the album, “Ordinary Heroes,” an ’80s icon takes us down a musical 180 journey.
Soul queen reflects on her days with Motown, The Jacksons and Marc Bolan
In 1959, Johnny Mathis released “Kol Nidre” — the Aramaic prayer traditionally intoned at the beginning of Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement — as a 7-inch single.
Elvis may have left the planet, but he’s still finding his way around the online auction circuit just fine, thank you, thank you very much.
Not all the right Beach Boys were on hand for the photo shoot for the “Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!)” album cover. Here are the photos, too!
New power pop discs to think about
Among the up-and-coming UK-based acts that are gaining notoriety these days are Glasgow’s rock/pop/electronica trio GoGoBot. They’ve been getting airplay recently from some of the UK’s most respected DJs.
Turning 57 years old today, Cyndi Lauper is still going strong in her own inimitable fashion and in perpetual Lauper-time
Presley finally returned to American on Jan. 20, and the size of his entourage had diminished. Both the musicians and Moman had been put off by the number of Presley’s friends and associates at the first sessions, whose presence seemed to be more of a distraction to Presley.