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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Paul Simon Tells the Story of "Graceland"

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Some cynics viewed the arguably career-reviving Graceland as imperialist exploitation of South African musicians, but the truth was far different.

Meet the 8 Artists You'd Never Guess Were in the Rock Hall of Fame (#8: Rihanna)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

The outfit she wore in the "Rude Boy" music video is among the items featured in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's Right Here, Right Now exhibit.

Meet the 8 Artists You'd Never Guess Were in the Rock Hall of Fame (#6: Lady Gaga)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 09.20.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

"I adored Freddie Mercury and Queen had a hit called 'Radio Gaga,'" says Gaga. "That's why I love the name ... Freddie was unique -- one of the biggest personalities in the whole of pop music."

Meet the 8 Artists You'd Never Guess Were in the Rock Hall of Fame (#6: Grace Potter)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

"I got my kicks with my parents' old record collection and fell hard for the whole British Invasion," says Grace Potter. "Led Zeppelin was a big one for sure."

Meet the 8 Artists You'd Never Guess Were in the Rock Hall of Fame (#5: Katy Perry)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

"Queen's track 'Killer Queen' made me discover music and helped me come into my own at the age of 15," says Perry. "The way Freddie Mercury delivered his lyrics just made me feel like a confident woman; I'd say his fingerprint is all over me."

Meet the 8 Artists You'd Never Guess Were in the Rock Hall of Fame (#4: Fall Out Boy)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

"I think, for bands like us, we can be a gateway," says bassist Pete Wentz. "We can say like, 'Hey, check out what these other bands we grew up with do.' I think that's an important thing to do as an artist."

Meet the 8 Artists You'd Never Guess Were in the Rock Hall of Fame (#3: Bruno Mars)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 09.16.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

"I don't know what kid didn't listen to [Michael Jackson] at my age," says Bruno Mars. "You aspire to be as great as he is as an artist. I don't think any artist in pop, rock or hip-hop has ever done it any bigger than him ... He's the man."

What City Is Your Music Soul Mate?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 08.16.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

As tunes have evolved, some cities have garnered more of a reputation than others for preserving music's narrative.

Lincoln Center Out of Doors Presents She's Got the Power! A Girl Group Extravaganza

Holly Cara Price | Posted 09.27.2011 | New York
Holly Cara Price

This Saturday July 30, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in association with the Ponderosa Stomp Foundation presents a day of events intended to celebrate the girl group sounds of the 1960s.