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New ‘John Lennon/Plastic Ono Band’ Box Set Announced
Eight-disc set features dozens of new remixes and remasters.
Eagles’ ‘Hotel California': 15 Facts You Might Not Know
How much do you know about the classic song?
When the Traveling Wilburys Tried to Write a Prince Song
An inspired Bob Dylan led the band to record "Dirty World" for its first album.
51 Songs Bryan Adams Wrote for Other Artists
One of Canada's most prolific composers has lent his songwriting talent to dozens of fellow musicians over the years.
Van Halen Wouldn’t Let Crystal Pepsi’s Super Bowl Ad Rip Them Off
Band members recall deal with Pepsi, who used their song "Right Now" for a Super Bowl commercial.
How the Beatles Got Brian Epstein’s Attention With ‘My Bonnie’
Band made their recorded debut credited as the "Beat Brothers" backing singer Tony Sheridan on a German single.
When Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks Covered ‘Needles and Pins’
It wasn't the first or last time the famed rock duo shared the stage.
The Police Song Sting Literally Tried to Bury in the Garden
Guitarist Andy Summers wrote the award-winning "Behind My Camel," but the frontman wasn't a fan.
40 Years Ago: ‘Dynasty’ Takes on ‘Dallas’ for Soap Opera Success
Despite an unexciting first season, the show and its myriad characters eventually became television royalty.
Our Favorite Classic Rock Thanksgiving Stories
Revisiting six rock 'n' roll tales to be thankful for.
Wolfgang Van Halen Explains His Father’s Famous Tool Show Photo
The bassist revealed more about last year's story when a Tool fan didn't recognize his famous father.
How an ‘Exhausted’ Elton John Still Hit No. 1 With ‘Island Girl’
Despite feeling the effects of his monumental success, the singer continued to churn out hit singles.