Rock and Roll Memories

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”…

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Elton John Says Goodbye as Farewell Tour Begins: 2018

9 months after the Farewell Yellow Brick Tour was announced in grand fashion, the superstar hit the road. We look back at the first two shows

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The 5 Album of the Year Grammys From 1970-1974

Back in rock music’s recorded heyday, you used to have a keen interest in which 5 albums received nominations for this big category. One of these albums is unlike the others

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Tommy Roe: ’60s Pop Star Reached ‘Dizzy’-ing Heights

The singer scored with six top 10 singles including a pair of #1s which he wrote, “Sheila,” and “Dizzy.” The bubblegum star once toured with the Beatles

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‘The Most Famous Musician You’ve Never Heard Of’: Exclusive Book Excerpt

The author of a recent memoir tells the story of his encounters with the late, great Harry Nilsson, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, and more!

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Eric Clapton, Cat Stevens Play Cancer Benefit Just Before 2020 Lockdown

It was the 3rd major all-star benefit concert in London in less than a month. Other performers included Tom Jones and Rick Wakeman

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The 5 Album of the Year Grammys From 1975-1979

Back in rock music’s recorded heyday, you used to have a keen interest in which 5 albums received nominations for this big category

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Steely Dan’s Final Concert With Walter Becker

Little did the organizers of an annual, day-long event in Greenwich, Connecticut know but the band’s performance on May 27, 2017 would be his last

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Tom Petty Honored at 2017 MusiCares Event

A long list of peers, including Jackson Browne, Don Henley and Stevie Nicks, paid tribute to the rock great in L.A. Watch Petty’s speech and performance

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Bangles’ Rare Performance at 2018 Arroyo Seco Fest

It was just their 2nd concert of 2018, with none in 2017. Watch the all-female band perform their two #1 hits during their 11-song set

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