When Elton John Jammed With Leon Russell at Fillmore East
In the decades that followed, one became a superstar while the other found a rockier career path.
‘Schmuck! This Is Your Soundtrack!': The Story of Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘The Graduate’
Director Mike Nichols used Simon & Garfunkel's music to provide the perfect backdrop to his film, 'The Graduate.'
Revisiting Elton John’s Princess Diana Tribute, ‘Candle in the Wind 1997′
Elton John, who had been a friend of Princess Diana, was asked by the Royal Family to sing at her funeral.
An Insider’s Guide to the Rolling Stones’ ‘Exhibitionism’ Collection
Exhibitionism -- the Rolling Stones' massive collection of rare instruments, stage costumes, lyrics, posters and album art -- spans from their early days at cramped London clubs to today's concerts.
40 Years Ago: George Harrison Found Guilty of ‘My Sweet Lord’ Plagiarism
Released in November 1970, "My Sweet Lord" made George Harrison the first of the Beatles to have a solo No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. But it sounded a little familiar ...
Central Park’s Biggest Rock Concerts
Learn the stories of the nights rock's biggest legends performed in New York City's Central Park.
When John Lennon’s ‘More Popular Than Jesus’ Quote Sparked Protests
There was little immediate reaction when John Lennon's comment first appeared in the U.K. Then, an American teen magazine republished the quote on July 31, 1966 – and outrage followed.
When Cream Played Live for the First Time
Despite a hyperbolic advance news release, Cream's debut performance at Manchester's Twisted Wheel was decidedly low key.
How Grand Funk Railroad Sold Out Shea Stadium Faster Than Beatles
This sales record at the home of baseball's Mets stood until the ballpark was demolished in 2008.
When Chas Chandler First Experienced Jimi Hendrix in Concert
Jimi Hendrix's fortunes changed when a fashion model convinced Animals bassist Chas Chandler to see the guitarist perform.
45 Years Ago: Santana and Creedence Clearwater Revival Close the Fillmore West
An all-night concert by Bay Area bands helped say goodbye to Bill Graham's club.
When the Beatles Snubbed Philippines First Lady Imelda Marcos
The Beatles caused an international incident when they didn't attend a breakfast thrown on July 4, 1966 at the Philippines' Presidential Palace.