When the Beatles Began ‘Revolver’ Sessions With ‘Tomorrow Never Knows’
The title – inspired by one of Ringo Starr's malapropisms – never appears in the song.
When the Rolling Stones Launched the ‘Goodbye Britain’ Tour
By 1971, the Rolling Stones had sold millions of records – but were almost broke.
50 Years Ago: Grateful Dead and Big Brother & the Holding Company Begin the Haight-Ashbury…
A three-day festival with an acid test and music by the Grateful Dead and other San Francisco bands took place in January 1966.
50 Years Ago: Janis Joplin Dies
She was nearing completion of her latest album, then set for a vacation before another tour with the Full Tilt Boogie Band.
50 Years Ago: Beatles LSD Party Inspires ‘She Said She Said’
An acid trip taken by three Beatles at a Beverly Hills party on Aug. 24, 1965 resulted in 'She Said She Said.'
13 Days as a Beatle: The Sad History of Jimmie Nicol
He briefly joined the band when Ringo Starr fell ill in the summer of 1964 at the height of Beatlemania.
50 Years Ago: Kent State Massacre Inspires CSNY’s ‘Ohio’
On May 4, 1970, National Guardsmen squared off against anti-war demonstrators on the campus of Ohio’s Kent State University.
How the Rolling Stones, Rod Stewart and David Bowie Ran From the Taxman
Tax season is unpleasant for everyone (except the IRS), but imagine the plight of many popular British bands in the '60s and '70s.