U2 took an idea from The Beatles and recorded their “Where the Streets Have No Name” video during a rooftop concert in L.A., which got broken up by the police. Check out footage from the performance and the plan behind the video here.
Happy birthday to Tony Banks of Genesis. When the band famously became three – who were the other two?
43 years ago, David Bowie wrote “All the Young Dudes” for Mott the Hoople. Here are 5 other artists who have written songs for someone else.
Happy birthday to Steven Tyler! The manic singer performed with Joe Perry in 2004 in a tribute to the Blues at Radio City Music Hall. A movie was made; what was its title?
Are you aware of the morbid difference between the original folk song “The Maid Freed from the Gallows” and Led Zeppelin’s version, “Gallows Pole”?
The Beatles “Rarities” album was released by Capitol in 1983. Where was the rare version of “Across the Universe” taken from?
Happy birthday to Ric Ocasek of the Cars! Who stepped in to replace Ocasek in the New Cars project of 2005?
On this day in 1978, the police were signed to A & M Records. What was the band’s first album called?
On March 21st of 1976, in large part of Bob Dylan’s song about his case, Rubin “Hurricane” Carter was retried for murder.
Happy birthday to Eddie Money. What 60’s Music business legend discovered and managed Money?