Today's Tickets @ 2 Song: "Eye Of The Tiger" by Survivor

1970s

(Provided photo)

Book Report: ‘101 Essential Rock Records’

Just in time for the holidays, we’re offering brief takes on some of 2012′s best books for music fans. THE BOOK: 101 Essential Rock Records AUTHOR: Jeff Gold, plus essays and “as-told-to” contributions from David […]

12/20/2012

(Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Fleetwood Mac To Reissue Classic “Rumours” Album, Tour In 2013

2013’s shaping up to be a big year for Fleetwood Mac. The band has plans to release expanded and deluxe versions of their iconic 1977 album “Rumours,” including unreleased session recordings and live performances in celebration of their 35th anniversary.

12/12/2012

Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Lindsey Buckingham Would Love To Make A New Fleetwood Mac Album

“Absolutely, absolutely I would,” Buckingham says of working on a new Fleewtwood Mac album.

11/06/2012

donna-summer-cover

R.I.P. Donna Summer: Eight Essential Songs From The Queen Of Disco

From her disco days to her reinvention in the 1980s and beyond, Donna Summer was a one of a kind star in the music world.

05/17/2012

(Getty Images/Spencer Platt)

Rock Flashback: James Taylor in “Two-Lane Blacktop”

In the summer of 1970, film director Monte Hellman saw a Los Angeles billboard with [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]James Taylor[/lastfm]‘s face on it, and he believed he’d found a star. After the jump, read about Taylor’s road […]

12/28/2011

David Bowie's Marlene Dietrich-Inspired Cover Shot for "Hunky Dory"

Rock Flashback: David Bowie’s “Hunky Dory”

Perhaps we could have seen what was coming from the album’s very first song, “Changes”: how [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]David Bowie[/lastfm] would reinvent himself repeatedly, taking on new personas and then discarding them. Hunky Dory, released 40 years […]

12/14/2011

ELO's Jeff Lynne (Getty Images/Kevin Winter)

Rock Flashback: The Electric Light Orchestra Is Born

Forty years ago this month, a new band from Britain released its first album. The album’s release in the States led to one of the most hilarious misunderstandings in rock history.

12/13/2011

Can - Landed (Horzu/Virgin, 1975)

Awesome Album Covers: Can’s “Landed”

As adventurous with their album covers as they were with their avant-underground, spontaneously combustible music, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Can[/lastfm] covered their Landed album with a mix of Warholian multiplicity and amateurish doodling.

10/29/2011

Rock Flashback: The Partridge Family

The Partridge Family TV show ran for 96 episodes over four seasons, and it was typical cheesy ’70s sitcom fare. [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]The Partridge Family[/lastfm]‘s music, on the other hand, is better than anybody had a […]

10/15/2011

One-Hit Wonders: Iconic ’70s Hit “Popcorn” By Hot Butter

Listed as one of the Top-10 One-Hit Wonders of 1972, the song “Popcorn” by [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Hot Butter[/lastfm] deserves about one listen every 24 months. Now is the time.

07/19/2011

more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 217 other followers