When Elton John Jammed With Leon Russell at Fillmore East
In the decades that followed, one became a superstar while the other found a rockier career path.
How Harry Nilsson Helped Make ‘Midnight Cowboy’ a Film Classic
This was one of the earliest movies to include pop tunes as background music.
The Day Paul McCartney Married Linda Eastman
That sound you heard was a million Beatles fans' hearts breaking.
How the Beatles Formed Northern Songs Publishing Company
Only later did the band realize how little control they had over their own music.
‘Schmuck! This Is Your Soundtrack!': The Story of Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘The Graduate’
Director Mike Nichols used Simon & Garfunkel's music to provide the perfect backdrop to his film, 'The Graduate.'
45 Years Ago: Rolling Stones Stage Benefit Concert for Nicaragua Earthquake Victims
The Rolling Stones lifted their unofficial ban on doing benefit concerts on Jan. 18, 1973, when they performed to aid the earthquake victims of Nicaragua.
When Elton John Remade ‘Candle in the Wind’ for Princess Diana
He said that the performance of "Candle in the Wind 1997" at her funeral would be the last.
Brawls and Bans: The History of the Kinks’ Struggles in America
After one mishap, a powerful musicians union's kept the Kinks out of the U.S. for four long years.
Were the Beatles the Catalyst for the Charles Manson Murders?
Mass murderer Charles Manson thought he heard secret messages in the Beatles' 'White Album.'
When the Beatles Signed Their First Contract With Brian Epstein
They were one of the most popular bands in Liverpool, but still desperate to find a manager.