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Classic Albums

How Johnny Cash Went To (Folsom) Prison And Changed Eve...

January 13, 2021

Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison just about saved Johnny Cash. By the mid-'60s, the country music legend wasn't as popular as he'd once been. He was ready to tur...

Led Zeppelin IV: Facts, Legends And Mysteries About Zep...

November 8, 2020

Led Zeppelin IV is famous not only for "Stairway to Heaven," "Rock and Roll," "Black Dog," and other Zeppelin classics, as well as its lore and trivia. No ot...

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 ...

Exile On Main Street: The Rolling Stones' Best Album Is...

May 12, 2020

Left: Cover art of 'Exile on Main Street.' Right: Mick Jagger on stage in 1972. Sources: Amazon.com; photo by Robert Knight Archive/Redferns A great Rolling S...

'Sticky Fingers' By The Rolling Stones: Album History, ...

April 23, 2020

Mick Jagger & Keith Richards performing live onstage on March 9, 1971 (Photo by David Redfern/Redferns) Sticky Fingers had to be a defining album for the Roll...

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...

Pink Floyd's 'The Wall:' Stories You Didn't Know About ...

February 7, 2020

Pink Floyd perform on stage at Earls Court Arena on 'The Wall' tour, on August 7th, 1980 in London, England. (Photo by Pete Still/Redferns) Pink Floyd's The W...

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....