On this day in 1978, the police were signed to A & M Records. What was the band’s first album called?
Royal Blood are one of the biggest up-and-coming rock bands in the world right now. But they appreciate the classics! Here’s their thick, heavy take on the Police’s “Roxanne”.
The tragic events of Bloody Sunday in Northern Ireland inspired even Paul McCartney to write a protest song, “Give Ireland Back to the Irish.”
In 1981, John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Double Fantasy” won the GRAMMY for ALbum of the Year. Yoko took outtakes from that LP and released them on a posthumous Lennon record three years later. Can you name the album?
Ronnie van Zandt, lead singer of Lynyrd Skynyrd, was born on this day. When he died in the plane crash, how old was he?
How did a kid from an English shipyard town named Gordon Sumner become Sting, the iconic leader of The Police? Here’s how, plus many other interesting facts about the legendary singer & bassist.
Not every classic rock band had an easy transition into the music video era. But these artists proved they can create classic music AND the videos to support them.
Many of the best bands ever created some timeless music while heavily into drugs. That’s not something musicians like to talk about much in public, but Sting isn’t afraid. Here’s what he had to say about musicians and drug abuse.
Sting of The Police has stated that he has NO intention of leaving any of his fortune to his kids. K&M have similar views.
It only costs about $35 million.