Rock and Roll Memories

A Day in the Park With Chuck Berry and Joan Jett

Music industry veteran Steve Leeds shares a story about a tour stop with Joan Jett in St. Louis and an unforgettable drive in their special guest’s Cadillac

Read More

When Music Went Mobile with 8-Track Tapes

Do you remember when it was a big deal to have an 8-track player in your car? Check out Ford’s 1966 Mustang ad featuring a “stereosonic tape player”…

Read More

Here We Come… The Monkees’ Incredible First Year

Our look back at the 3 chart-topping albums, three #1 singles and the shocking exit of a behind-the-scenes exec less than 8 months after Monkee-mania began

Read More

Elton John’s Longtime Manager on Early Days With ‘Reg’

“I get this phone call one day: ‘Oh, hi, it’s Reg.’” He managed the superstar for more than 25 years, but eventually it all ended in litigation

Read More

Eric Clapton & Friends Play 2020 Tribute to Ginger Baker

Some friends! Also performing were Steve Winwood, Ronnie Wood, Roger Waters, and more. The setlist honored the drummer’s work in Cream and Blind Faith

Read More

Glen Campbell’s Early Session Career Recalled

The producer-director of The Wrecking Crew, the documentary of the renowned Los Angeles studio musicians from the 1960s and ’70s, shares his personal thoughts and memories

Read More

The Moody Blues and Four Tops’ ‘Simple Game’

When the Tops’ lead singer Levi Stubbs was arrested in London in 1970, it ultimately led to their working with the British band’s producer and covering one of their songs

Read More

Jim Croce: What Might Have Been

In 15 months, the singer-songwriter delivered many pop hits about some memorable characters. His career ended tragically on the brink of stardom

Read More

McGuinn, Hillman Open 2018 ‘Sweetheart’ Tour With Surprise

For the first of a series of concerts revisiting the groundbreaking country-rock album, a special guest joined in to pay tribute a legendary Byrds disciple.

Read More

When Tom Petty and Stevie Nicks Shared the Stage For the Last Time

The pair reunited onstage for the last time to perform their 1981 hit “Start Draggin’ My Heart Around” at Hyde Park, during the Heartbreakers’ 40th anniversary tour

Read More