Don McLean’s “American Pie” is one of the most beloved songs in music history, but he worries about the attacks on poetry he sees in every aspect of life these days. Rediscover the great Don McLean.
If you were around in the late 1960s and ’70s, you could not go anywhere without seeing the works of Peter Max. Now in his 70s, he’s healthier and happier than ever and still creating works of art and hanging with the coolest people around.
In 1979, her debut hit, “Chuck E.’s in Love” was the song on everyone’s lips. A Grammy win and a Rolling Stone quickly followed, but fame made Rickie Lee Jones uneasy. So she pushed it all away. We catch up with of music’s all-time greats.
Is it really Stevie Nicks? As a celebrity tribute artist, Julie C. Myers’ portrayal of the Fleetwood Mac legend is so accurate it’s not easy to tell. See how it took becoming someone else for Julie to be able to find herself.
Everyone always talks about how great and significant the 1960s were, but what about the ’70s, particularly 1970? “Rolling Stone” music editor David Browne describes how four major albums — and the breakup of three iconic bands — changed everything
Few singers have had careers as long or as successful as Rita Coolidge. For more than four decades, her music has been the soundtrack of our lives, and she’s still finding new ways to make songs uniquely hers.
In the early 1970s, no one was bigger than Grand Funk Railroad. Mark Farner was the group’s lead singer, guitarist and songwriter, and he says the lessons he learned then remain true today — it’s all about love.
One of the greatest voices in rock music fell silent on July 24, 2012. The lead singer for the band Orleans, Larry Hoppen passed away suddenly and unexpectedly. He was the only member of Orleans who, in the 40 years of the band’s existence…
Her catchy ode to roller skates made her the No. 1 female vocalist in the early 1970s, but Melanie says it’s taken her years to realize that it’s OK to be a little cute.
The minute she read the lyrics, Gloria Gaynor knew her now-trademark song would be a hit. She just didn’t know that more than 30 years later, “I Will Survive,” would still have the power to inspire people and even make them smile.