There wasn’t nearly as much hoopla when The Kinks turned 50. But, hey, The Kinks’ music can hold up to any of the classic bands – defunct or still standing. Here are our picks for the band’s best songs – 50 of them.
A recap of choice panels and performances — plus exclusive photos featuring members of The Zombies, Jefferson Airplane and The E Street Band, among other artists — from the annual conference/festival in Texas.
“Happy Together” and the band’s other Top 10 Billboard pop smashes are among the set’s notable songs.
If you were a British musical act trying to make it in America, you didn’t have a prayer until The Beatles broke. Here are some of the memorable picture sleeves of the eras.
Ray Davies, Suzanne Vega, Paul Weller, The Zombies, and Corinne Bailey Rae are among the artists that were featured on the first series of BBC Radio 4’s Mastertapes. The Mastertapes program presents artists discussing and performing songs from an album that was vitally important to their career.
Goldmine Magazine, home of the world’s largest music collectibles marketplace, announces its eighth group of inductees in its recently established Hall of Fame
We’ve turned our Market Watch countdown all the way up to 11 — but for a good cause. We’ve got Hank Mobley two-fer, and we wanted to give another artist a chance to shine in the spotlight, too. What else made the cut?
Even the greatest musicians are still vulnerable to making some really crappy live recordings. Here’s Goldmine’s list of some of the biggest offenders.
BBC Radio 2’s In Concert program broadcast an excellent 2009 show by The Pretenders that can now be heard on demand on the station’s Web site.
The Searchers, Troggs & Zombies are three more British Invasion bands the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame should consider