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Classic Albums

Isaac Hayes' 'Hot Buttered Soul' And The Stax Crisis Th...

September 23, 2020

Portrait of American musician Isaac Hayes (1942 - 2008). New York, New York, 1972. The photo was taken during a shoot for Essence magazine. (Photo by Anthony Ba...

'My Aim Is True:' Facts And Trivia About Elvis Costello...

July 21, 2020

Elvis Costello with a Fender Jazzmaster guitar, March 1977. A photoshoot for the cover of his debut album 'My Aim Is True'. (Photo by Estate Of Keith Morris/Red...

Carole King's Tapestry: Story And Trivia Of A Songwrite...

June 19, 2020

Left: Carole King and her cat photographed in her Laurel Canyon home for the cover of 'Tapestry.' Right: King in record producer Lou Adler's office holding the ...

Ringo Starr Releases His First Ever Solo Album in 1970:...

March 27, 2020

As The Beatles were breaking up in 1970, Ringo Starr recorded Sentimental Journey, a solo album, which is an odd thing for a drummer to do. Even more strange...

Neil Young's 'Rust Never Sleeps:' A '60s Rocker Kicks A...

August 3, 2019

Left: Cover art for Neil Young's 1979 album 'Rust Never Sleeps.' Right: Young with Dennis Hopper on the set of 'Human Highway,' directed by Dean Stockwell and N...

1976: 'Frampton Comes Alive' Makes Peter Frampton A One...

July 6, 2019

Peter Frampton performs at Oakland Stadium on July 2, 1977 in Oakland, California. Source: (Photo by Ed Perlstein/Redferns/Getty Images) Certain things in lif...

With 'Live At The Apollo,' James Brown Invented The Liv...

May 29, 2019

Left: The 'Godfather of Soul' James Brown relaxes backstage with his shirt off wearing slippers and a cross at the Apollo Theatre in 1964 in New York, New York....