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34 Essential Glam Songs

When Marc Bolan appeared on the BBC show Top Of The Pops in March 1971 to perform his smash hit "Hot Love," he launched a…
Stephen Deusner | January 5, 2017 - 1:19 pm

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Watch Foo Fighters, Norah Jones, & Gary Clark Jr. Cover Tom Petty At MusiCares Tribute

Tom Petty was honored as the 2017 MusiCares Person Of The Year at the foundation's annual pre-Grammys gala in LA last night. In addition to…
Peter Helman | February 11, 2017 - 5:15 pm

Tom Petty MusiCares Tribute Lines Up Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, Don Henley, Kings Of Leon, Randy Newman, & More

Tom Petty is this year's MusiCares Person Of The Year, and the initial lineup for the accompanying tribute concert has been announced: Foo Fighters, Don…
James Rettig | November 4, 2016 - 1:58 pm

Early Version Of “Free Fallin'” Surprisingly Horse-Focused

On The Tonight Show last night, Jimmy Fallon notched another classic-rock star impression on his seemingly endless list of them. During a sketch about the…
Tom Breihan | August 30, 2016 - 9:05 am

Stream Jeff Lynne’s ELO Alone In The Universe

Electric Light Orchestra released their final album, Zoom, back in 2001, and since then the group's mastermind Jeff Lynne has been putting out somewhat similar…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 5, 2015 - 9:52 am

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – “One Step At A Time”

As the frontman of Electric Light Orchestra, the studio wizard Jeff Lynne put together some of the most melodically stuffed and ambitious big-budget rock of…
Tom Breihan | October 29, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – “When The Night Comes”

Once upon a time, Electric Light Orchestra brought overstuffed orchestral grandeur and giddy melodic playfulness to the '70s classic-rock era. And while the last Electric…
Tom Breihan | October 15, 2015 - 8:39 am

Jeff Lynne’s ELO – “When I Was A Boy”

Starting in 1971, the studio-pop perfectionist Jeff Lynne spent decades leading Electric Light Orchestra, a group that took the Beatles' melodic base and pushed it…
Tom Breihan | September 24, 2015 - 10:04 am

Tom Petty Awarded Songwriting Credit For Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me”

Tom Petty has been awarded a songwriting credit on Sam Smith's "Stay With Me," which bears a close resemblance to Petty's "I Won't Back Down."
James Rettig | January 26, 2015 - 8:49 am

Watch Dave Grohl, Eurythmics, Katy Perry Cover The Beatles On The Night That Changed America

Last night, on the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's performance on Ed Sullivan, CBS aired The Night That Changed America: A Grammy Salute To
Miles Bowe | February 10, 2014 - 12:34 pm

New Regina Spektor – “Blue Lips” (Stereogum Premiere)

A little over a week ago Regina Spektor was "Laughing With" us via fart jokes and a bummer of a song: "No one laughs at…
Brandon Stosuy | May 18, 2009 - 8:55 am