If Benny Goodman made big band swing jazz acceptable, then Dick Clark is the man who civilized rock and roll. He was the face of the new generation and we were all part of it.
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How many of you survived junior high school with a Walkman, Simon and Garfunkel, Rod Stewart, and the Eagles? When Johnny and/or Suzy broke up with you, where did you turn?
Dennis Diken is the drummer and a founding member of New Jersey's rock 'n' roll band The Smithereens. He is a mensch, a fountain of knowledge, a supreme musician, and a great story teller.
NEW YORK — In 1964, an enterprising 18-year-old snapped pictures of the Beatles' momentous first U.S. concert in Washington, D.C.
The Catholic Church first truly cultivated the art of music as we know it. In the service of praising God, it fostered a number of innovations that inform the ways we create and transmit music even today.
Outside the fences of convention lies an untamed wilderness awaiting the reckless souls who have the nerve to cut their own path. Are you daring enough to defy the dictatorship of the critics?
Darkness on the Edge of Town is a record of American reckoning, an accounting of the steep, dreadful costs of unconsciousness and the fulsome, liberating rewards of opening our eyes.
Chicago native and "grandmother of punk rock" Patti Smith spoke at the Harold Washington Library Sunday about her new book "Just Kids," a memoir of he...
When it comes to women in hip-hop, don't call it a comeback. Women have been here for years.
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