45 Years Ago: REO Speedwagon Breaks Through With ‘Tuna Fish’
They'd established a fan base between coasts but had been largely ignored in hotspots like New York or Los Angeles.
50 Years Ago: Bob Seger Digs Deep on Underrated ‘Back in ’72’
How could something this awesome escape the attention of a wider audience? Because he hates it.
Def Leppard’s ‘Pyromania’ at 40: The Story Behind Every Song
These tracks changed the game for hard rock in 1983.
Santana Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Carlos Santana & Co. have been supernatural musical shape-shifters for 26 albums. Here's how those records rank.
What a Wonderful Soundtrack: The Music of ‘Good Morning, Vietnam’
Companion to the Robin Williams film is a great snapshot of mid-'60s radio.
45 Years Ago: Eric Carmen Somehow Completes a Deeply Personal Masterpiece
Former Raspberries frontman discusses difficult birth of 'Boats Against the Current.'
25 Years Ago: Phish Stages ‘The Great Went’
Band invited fans to Maine in 1997 for a weekend of art, humor, a big bonfire and lots of jamming.
30 Years Ago: Elton John Returns From Addiction With ‘The One’
The 1992 album gave legend his first Top 10 hit in 16 years.
40 Years Ago: The Go-Go’s Take ‘Beauty and the Beat’ to No. 1
Their debut remains the only chart-topping album written and performed by an all-female rock band.
25 Great Drum and Vocal Breakdowns
Sometimes, to amp up a song, you have to pare things back.