The Unforgiven never made the big time, but their only officially released album is a classic ahead of its time. From the Western themes to the gang-style vocals, the band was quite unique.
This article offers a list of the greatest pop stars whose recording (or publishing) careers began before 1950. Text, photos, and videos are included with this compilation.
Released in July 1967, "Ode to Billy Joe," by Bobbie Gentry, is a song about a young man who jumps off the Tallahatchie Bridge. The song reached the top of the US charts in August 1967.
In 1978 an unknown kid from California named Eddie Van Halen forever changed the way rock musicians look at the electric guitar.
All ten of these amazing female Christian music artists would serve as great role models for young girls. Many of the women featured are under 30 and live lives totally dedicated to Jesus. It is their desire to share the love of Christ to a lost and broken world through music.
Who is Mindless Behavior? Who are the members of Mindless Behavior? Who is the oldest member in Mindless Behavior? Find out this info and more.
Steven John Simon talks about his new single, "Story to Tell," his career, and his involvement in worthwhile causes.
Radiohead's Idioteque is unlike any other song in their repertoire. However, an analytical music analysis reveals it isn't quite the departure it seems on the surface.
Who is the man behind the band? Alice Cooper is a man who just wants to entertain you. And with a new tour in the works, here are some things you may not know about Alice Cooper.
Ever wonder who played at Woodstock? This series highlights the artists who performed at the Woodstock festival August 15-18, 1969. The first act on opening day was supposed to be Sweetwater, but when they got stuck in traffic, Richie Havens stepped in, and Sweetwater had to settle for second.
Often considered the highest achievement in the music industry, the Grammy Award was first introduced in 1959 to honor musical accomplishments. Many believe earning one cements your status in the music world, but does it really? Let's take a look at 18 legendary artists who have never won a Grammy.
With talented acts like Beyoncé, Taylor Swift and Britney Spears, the pop industry is full of musicians with rare star qualities and staying power. Their unique style and sound has helped cement their place in the music world. Let's take a look at the beauty evolution of pop's biggest stars.
The Forever 27 Club is a list filled with legendary musicians who died at the age of 27. This phenomenon has become a part of rock & roll folklore and pop culture in general.
I talk to Laura Sgroi about how she fuses her love of DJing and electronic music with her contemporary classical compositions, how she creates and her sources of inspiration.
Think the Beach Boys and Jan & Dean sound alike? There is a reason. While they took different trajectories to get there, both are pioneers of the California sound. The connections between the two groups are many. Here are ten of them.
Wanda Gronhovd has been singing since she was a child. She writes songs that are deeply personal and explore her inner landscape as a way to examine wider truths about being human. I talked to her about her musical roots, her creative process and the ways in which she fuels her creativity.
Dave Narvarro is best known as the guitarist for Jane's Addiction and as the host of Spike TV's Ink Master.
Most great artists have great stories to tell about their success. The music of Emerson, Lake, and Palmer is no exception. This article will discuss their rise to fame and how their music lives on.
Releasing your first album full of covers from unknown indie bands might be a bad idea, but it wasn't the case for this girl! Listen to the songs inside and let them melt your hearts.
Sawyer Fredericks has captured America's heart with his unique voice and old soul. Thanks to this young farm boy, folk music will regain its rightful place in the entertainment industry.
Playing the piano is a great outlet for activists. Being truly expressive requires playing with passion, which activists have plenty of. Learn about these great pianists and how they helped shape society.
Some of the best known Christmas songs have been covered by a variety of artists. We look at Bing Crosby's classic tune, "I'll Be Home for Christmas," and rank 14 contenders. Who do you prefer?
Singers can't afford to give their voices a vacation for long without losing tone quality and vocal range. As we age, daily practice is absolutely necessary. Here are a variety of ways you can use your voice while you improve your sound.
I remember discovering Myrth in the ’60s. They were a group of talented musicians who formed a jazz-rock band and released their one-and-only album on RCA Victor in 1969. This is their story, including soundtracks.
Brooke McBride's new Coming Clean EP will be officially released on November 1st. In this interview, she discusses the album and her career.
Can you believe that it's been over 12 years since American Idol's debut? What's Kelly Clarkson, Justin Guarini, Tamyra Gray and the rest of the cast up to now?
Tracy Huang is the premier, the age-defying Asian diva. She is sultry, sophisticated, stylish, and elegant. What a beauty and what a voice!
Faith No More has a diverse and eclectic roster of musicians, one of whom is the one and only Billy Gould.
Ever wonder who played at Woodstock? This series highlights the artists who performed at Woodstock August 15-18, 1969. The fourth performer on the opening day of the festival was Tim Hardin. Tim was a talented lyricist, and was the artist who wrote "If I Were a Carpenter."
For your consideration, this is my personal take on the most famous 20 Scottish solo singers in the pop and rock scene in the past 50 years.
During the height of hair metal in the 1980's, almost nobody rode the wave quite as far as David Coverdale. But... where has he been since then?
Read about 10 of the best female cellists spanning the last 100 years, including the legendary Jacqueline du Pre, eccentric Angela East, and the astounding young musician, Laura van der Heijden.
Beginning in the sixties, Native American music experienced a renaissance. Though not quite mainstream, this expression of an unique way of life, still made its mark on American culture.
The audition of the Filipina girl group in the previous X-Factor UK 2016 edition is absolutely one of the most unforgettable in entertainment history. So here is a review of their journey.
Sister duo Presley & Taylor discuss their new single, "Where You Belong," and answer questions about their career as well as a few personality-revealing questions for fun.
While Jimmy Page is most often associated with the Gibson Les Paul, the facts are he's played the Fender Telecaster about as much of the time on records and on stage. Page and the telecaster go as one.
In the middle of a cigar stand in Pee Wee's Saloon in 1909, a young W.C. Handy penned his first successful blues song. The song was called "Mr. Crump Blues" and was later renamed "The Memphis Blues."
Did you know that the Harmonix Rock Band 3 Keyboard Controller doubles as a home-studio ready MIDI controller? You do now! Learn more about this awesome functionality here.
In 1973 Jim Croce died in a plane crash. He was just beginning to gain popularity in the music world, and it was quite a shock to hear of his passing. This album shows Jim at his best.
Who are the 31 best female vocal artists and singer-songwriters from any time or genre? Listen to them here and cast your vote for the best.
Some of the best known Christmas songs have been covered by a variety of artists. We look at the classic tune, "Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town" and rank 14 contenders. Who do YOU prefer?
The 27 Club has been a hot topic in the entertainment industry, but is there any truth to the idea? Who were some of the most infamous "members" of the club?
Ke$ha is upset because people think she isn't able to sing and doesn't deserve her success. She wants to prove her vocal ability on her latest album Warrior and Deconstructed EP.
Juan Gabriel has left behind 66 albums, over 100 million copies sold, more than 1,800 songs and two movies and a TV series based on his life. Many of his songs have become classics.
Edward Lodewijk Van Halen needs no introduction. What is this style of Eddie Van Halen's, what's so distinctive about it? Learn more about Eddie's unique guitar and way of playing it.
I talk to Quinton Blair about storytelling through songs, his sources of inspiration and his passion for being a musician.
He was a collector of things: cars, jets, musical instruments, fame. His home at Graceland reveals his personal taste in furnishings and his love for the unusual and unique. But what about the man?
American rock legends KISS have been through many guitars and guitarists. Here is a short page for a long subject regarding those guitars and guitarists.
Wolfman Jack was a legendary AM radio disc jockey in the 1960's and 1970's who became a cultural icon with his raspy voice and trademark wolf howl. Take a trip down memory lane with the Wolfman.
We all know the Beatles greatest hits, but what about songs that had names in the titles? Here are the songs that still entertain us today.
Learn about the four different families of instruments found in an orchestra. Understand the characteristics of each instrument so that you can recognise them the next time you go to the symphony!
This article includes videos of 10 great performances of Leonard Cohen’s iconic song, "Hallelujah". Scroll through and discover your favorite!
Just after releasing an album, titled You Want It Darker, Leonard Cohen passed away in his Los Angeles home at age 82. Following is an candid look at the popular singer's life.
Singer/songwriter Ani Difranco has released over 40 albums, covered thousands of miles while touring, and built a loyal fan base. Despite her success, here are some things you may not know about her:
Jim Croce was an American musician who obtained musical success during his life and with albums released after his death. He is remembered for such timeless songs as I got a name, Workin' at the Car Wash Blues, You Don't Mess Around With Jim and others.
Let's list down 5 very young yet very promising female teenage singers (18 and under) we all should watch out for.
Have you noticed how many singers and musicians in pop, rock, and country music date, marry, and divorce other musicians? Here's a long list of music power couples. See how many do you recognize.
The road to the Rock & Roll hall of Fame is an arduous, turmoil fueled ride. It's a shame that a lot of well known bands will never make it. The same can't be said for these 6.
Ke$ha has been recording songs since she was 15, approximately 7 years before the release of Tik Tok. She has several dozen unreleased pop, dance, hip hop, country, rock and folk songs.
Find out all kinds of interesting facts about the new hottest boy band to hit the stage, IM5! Find band members' bios, tour dates, and pictures here.
We all have our absolute favorite artists to listen to, but who are some of the best new artists? When it's time to find new music, you should definitely give these artists a try! Here are 15 underrated artists you should definitely start listening to!
I talked to Calgary techno producer/DJ Kloves about her inspirations, her creative process and her plans for the future.
For centuries, In an over-populated musical world of men, most of the extremely talented women have been left in the shadows...in the dust. However, within the past thirty years, strong female musicians have emerged. They are rising out of the musical grave that we as women have been burried in for hundreds of years.
What is Susan Boyle doing now? The Britain's Got Talent sensation continues to selectively perform and will be onstage at Glamis Prom 2017, in Angus, Scotland.
On Whitesnake's new CD, The Purple Album, vocalist David Coverdale puts a 21st century spin on some classic cuts by his first band, the legendary Deep Purple.
Emma Cole is an exceptional talent with an inspiring backstory of strength and overcoming. Meet the artist behind the music. You'll not only be mesmerized by her sound but also root for her success.
Bob Dylan's album Blood on the Tracks from 1975 is still considered by many to be one of his very best works. The bewildered folk singer still seems to wonder why! Take a listen and see for yourself.
Award-winning singer-songwriter Griffith Frank describes the personal tragedy that inspired his 2019 single, "Reach Out." With its meaningful lyrics and emotionally compelling vocals, the song will touch listeners who have lost a loved one. It is a song of both mourning and hope.
Some of the best known Christmas songs have been covered by a variety of artists. We look at the classic hymn, "Angels We Have Heard on High," and compare the traditional church choir version with performances by 14 popular artists. Who do you prefer?
Ani Difranco's songs are a creative blend of thoughtful lyrics, beautiful vocals, and talented musicianship. This list of her classic songs might serve as an introduction to Ani Difranco's music.
Fire and Rain is a classic song, written by one of the greatest songwriters of all time. Here are the lyrics and the meaning behind them.
This article explores the careers of 11 American music producers who shaped the country's musical tastes from 1950-present.
Sometimes in the world of rock & roll less is more. This hub focuses on the 15 best rock & roll power duos. The rock & roll tag team division is more competitive than what many think.
Folk music has traveled a great distance; at least as far away as from the kitchens of England in the 1600’s to the stages and digital recordings of today. To any Dylan or folk music lover this style of music is a connection to themselves and all of humanity. The message is both timely and timeless. Though Dylan stands out with his unique sound and as a master of lyric, the genre of folk music has a lengthy history and no possibility of fading away.
This article explores the folklore of the West Midlands and of Wales from Robert Plant's childhood that influenced the lyrical content of Led Zeppelin.
Toronto born, LA area songwriter and producer Betty Moon sits down for an interview about her early days in music and how she ended up in Southern California.
The '80s paved the way for some incredible evolutions in music culture. This article showcases the best rock bands from that glitzy decade.
Since 1978, Duran Duran became part of pop royalty and remain a strong musical force. Come with me as I take a look at my favorite songs (and believe me it will be hard to choose)!
In 1997, Madonna started working with producer William Orbit on what would become Ray of Light, arguably the Queen of Pop's most important record ever. Let's take a closer look at this masterpiece!
This is a list of 10 truly classy female Trance vocalists whose songs you should listen to. The list has one video for each vocalist representing the best of her vocal ability.
A list of some of the best divas of today's classical stage. Definitely not exhaustive, but my personal favorites. Who do you love to listen to?
Alejandro Aranda took over "American Idol" and beyond. Many have called him a musical genius. From guitar, to piano, to looping, this humble Pomona, California, "dishwasher" might be one of the greatest new musicians of the year.
Kumi Koda is a Japanese pop singer famous for her cool "ero-kakkoii" image. Her versatility in dance music, RnB, ballads, and "cute" songs has made her a formidable diva in the Japanese pop music industry. Come in and find out more about her!
One of the most beloved of all slow dance songs, "Unchained Melody" by The Righteous Brothers actually had a very unlikely start for a love song.
Dusty Springfield was one of the leading female singers of the 1960s and here we celebrate her hit songs from that era and beyond.
Neil Young is one of the greats when it comes to guitar and classic rock. His personal lyrics and observations about life make listening to his music a great experience!
I talked to Canadian fingerstyle guitarist Emilio bonito about his background, his creative process and where he finds inspiration.
This article suggests a list of the 35 greatest classic rock guitarists, all of which began their careers in the twentieth century. A short biography is provided for each guitarist.
Some musicians truly make their mark with a contribution that influences other bands and musicians for years to come. These innovative musicians go beyond mere imitation to define or even transcend genres.
Keith Moon was the drummer for The Who, one of the greatest rock bands of all time. Moon was also known for being a comedian, actor, and prankster. He died young, at age 32, in 1978.
Rock guitarist Eric Clapton has had a legendary career. This articles tells you 23 things you should know about him. The text also provides a short biography of Eric Clapton.
What was Jack White doing before The White Stripes became undisputed champions of the rock & roll tag team division? We will examine 5 pre-Stripe bands.
In honor of Chester Bennington, come on a journey with me and I'll show you how each stage of my life inspired a Linkin Park song.
We can't all afford the absolute best when it comes to audio equipment, but that doesn't mean we have to settle for poor quality.
Black Francis of the Pixies and Billy Corgan of The Smashing Pumpkins both like female bassists. How about you? Here is a list of the top 10 female bass guitar players.
This list looks at the Top 11 most notable Christine Daae from Andre Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera
In the rock history of the 1990s, a little nation of 5 million people on an island off northwest Europe produced many great bands. Here are 20 of the best Scottish Indie Rock bands of the 1990s
Classic rock greats Led Zeppelin have been accused of plagiarizing many of their songs. Were the band really musical thieves? Or is plagiarism standard practice?
"Twisting the Blade" is the second album by Stereo Nasty, a traditional heavy metal band from Kildare, Ireland.
Sia Furler is one of music's greatest treasures. Not only is she a magnificent singer, she is an incredible song writer. Here is a short list highlighting some great songs she wrote for other artists.
The Achromatics combine Latin grooves, soulful vibes and pop energy into one package. I talk to their lead singer, Shannon Graham, about the band and how they approach music.
I talked to Marcus Zuhr about his roots as a composer, serving the needs of the media for which he composes, and how he keeps his creative batteries charged.
The word God has been used by many bands and artists in their song title. This article showcases an epic list of best songs with God in the title.
The Neil Young/Pearl Jam ''Mirror Ball'' album is an important album of '90s alternative rock. Let's take another look.
For more than thirty years, Christian hard rockers, Bride, have been creating no holds barred music that is both unashamed and thought provoking.
Bob Dylan is the undisputed king of songwriting, but do his powerful lyrics count as poetry? And was the Nobel Committee right to award him the Nobel Prize for Literature?
Most everyone knows that George Harrison was one of the Beatles. But many do not realize his huge contributions to the band, or of the spiritual awakening that changed the course of his life forever!
This article lists the rock stars who died under infamous circumstances at the age of 27. A short biography is also provided for each rocker.
Glen Campbell songs continue to be fan favorites and remind us just how talented this singer and musician was. Death may have taken him from us, but his music and songs will live on forever.
Tom Petty and his band created music that will keep the pulse of rock and roll beating from here to enternity.
There are as many female violinists performing today as men, but lists of them tend to favour male violinists. here is a list of 15 of some of the best female virtuoso violinists.
Limp Bizkit used to be one of the biggest bands in the world, but then they practically disappeared. Whatever happened to them?
The List of rock and roll casualties who died much too young is numerous. Here is a list of 10 musicians who died at the age of 26 years old.
This article provides an in-depth biography of jazz great Miles Davis. The content tries to prove that Miles Davis was one of the most talented and influential jazz artists of the twentieth century.
There are not nearly as many female Christian artists as there are male Christian artists. Because they are not as prevalent Cari Jean decided to pay tribute to her ten favorite female Christian artists including Rebecca St. James, Natalie Grant, Yolanda Adams, BarlowGirl, Amy Grant and others.
The Christian rock and metal scenes have never been bigger. As you navigate your way through the industry, here are some bands you should lend an ear to.
The song Bruises by Chairlift delivers a strong message that can be interpreted in different ways. This article will analyze the lyrics of the song that was also featured in Apple’s iPod ads in 2008.
Get some tips on how to lead a rock band, from the perspective of a guitar player. If you are called upon to be the leader of your band you will have many challenges ahead of you. Find out how to get the best out of your group through encouragement, delegation and positive reinforcement.
Although Kurt Cobain became a household name due to his edgy, grungy music and despair-filled lyrics, he showed promise as an artist early on.
Mark Chesnutt discusses his first vinyl album release in three decades. He also discusses today's country music compared to when he started, some career surprises along the way, and answers a few questions just for fun.
His songs spin simple, folksy lyrics into catchy tunes that tell a story. In an era where most music is pre-packaged, his songs are a breath of fresh air. These songs are the soundtrack to my life.
Ever wonder who played at Woodstock? This series highlights the artists who performed at Woodstock August 15-18, 1969. Day 2 at Woodstock meant the rock bands were up, and the first band to perform on Saturday August 16, 1969 was Boston-based Quill.
Is "Look What You Made Me Do" one of Taylor Swift's worst songs? Discover the most terrible singles of Swift's career.
This article provides an in-depth summary for the career of singer David Crosby, particularly the days when he was addicted to cocaine. The story relates much information taken from Crosby's autobiography titled "Long Time Gone."
Some of the best known Christmas songs have been covered by a variety of artists. We look at the classic hymn, "Silent Night," and compare the traditional church choir version with performances by 14 popular artists. Who do you prefer?
These 10 rockers paid their dues (with interest) before they became stars. Find out what your favorite stars did for a living before they hit it big!
Thailand is home to a booming music industry that even foreigners will appreciate. Here are some Thai bands that you definitely need to listen to.
Mini bios, record listing, videos, photos and more for 13 popular 1970's female country music singers. Lynn Anderson, Donna Fargo, Crystal Gayle, Loretta Lynn and more!
Scottish rock and folk band Runrig performed their final farewell concert in Stirling in August 2018. To commemorate their 45 years together, here are their best 45 songs!
Stephanie Mills is an R&B singer with a powerful voice. She was a major force on the '80s R&B scene. Members of Generation X remember her well; so, let’s catch up with the soulful diva.
Employing the Christian iconic mother figure, the song, "Mary's Prayer," offers a marvelous corroboration of concepts between original Christianity, as taught by Jesus Christ and original Yoga, as taught by Bhagavan Krishna.
Legend goes, blues artist Robert Johnson went to the Mississippi crossroads to sell his soul to the devil. This forgotten sub-genre of blues went with him.
Sam & Dave were an American duo famous for their R&B and soul-infused hits. One of their top hits was a song called "Soul Man," which was released in September 1967. Have you ever thought that you heard the name "Woodstock" in the lyrics to "Soul Man?" You weren't imagining it.
"Weird Al" Yankovic has been pop music's Crown Prince of Parody for 30 years. It's well known in music circles that you haven't truly "made it" till Al parodies one of your songs. Here are my ten favorite spoofs from his extensive catalog.
Ten songs which provide an overview of Leonard Cohen’s oeuvre, and capture in an accessible way many of the enduring themes that characterise his work: love, loneliness and God.
An A-Z selection of the Caledonian Tartan Beat of the 1980's Pop Renaissance from the little-known to the household names.
There are so many Christian bands putting out great albums and putting on concerts. These are ten Christian bands that in my opinion, totally rock!
Ever wonder who played at Woodstock? This series highlights the artists who performed at Woodstock August 15-18, 1969. John Sebastian was the fourth artist to appear onstage at Woodstock on August 16, 1969, right after Santana. He sang one of the sweetest versions ever of "Darling Be Home Soon."
One of the very first solid body electric guitars ever produced, the Fender Telecaster was born as close to perfect as any product has ever been. It's a great guitar, and many great guitarist play it.
In 1865 a group of amateur Russian Musicians, The Mighty Handful, came together to establish a Russian musical identity. Their love for the common people and folk music fuelled rich compositions.
I talk to young Toronto-based composer Bekah SImms about her explorations in sound, the ideas and concepts that fascinate her, and the challenges of being a composer.
Leonard Cohen is a beloved Canadian poet and songwriter whose songs often touch on religion and relationships. Here are some things you may not know about Leonard Cohen.
Craig Wayne Boyd is the newest country music star to grace Nashville with some southern flair and lots of charm...
John Lennon's solo career showed just how much talent he had. He created rock and roll and country songs that displayed humor, seriousness, and playfulness, and more. Here is a look at the ten best.
Miles Davis changed jazz at least 5 times during his life. The jazz rock period of 1969-1975 is easily his most controversial, yet perhaps the most fulfilling.
William Carlos Reyes is a classically educated guitarist, film composer and music educator with an interest in a wide variety of guitar-based music.
Female drummers are almost an oxymoron. Good female drummers definitely are – at least according to top drummers charts scattered around the net. So who are those (as we will refer to them in the future) pioneers of female drumming? Here is a selection of top 7 female drummers, in no particular order.
John Lennon was banished for a time by Yoko. John called it his lost weekend, and it lasted eighteen months. The best thing that came out of that awful time was the creation of "Walls and Bridges."
This article covers many of the reasons why American singer Lady Gaga is so important to American Pop Culture. She is more than just a musical artist and she is one of the best!
Everyone knows at least one Beach Boys tune (probably, from their '60s catalog of hits). But, where were they in the '70s? Still making music...some really funky music. Here is a rundown and rating of Beach Boys albums produced during the days of disco.
Some of the best known Christmas songs have been covered by a variety of artists. We look at the classic tune, "Silver Bells" by Bing Crosby and Carol Richards and rank 14 contenders. Who do you prefer?
Probably the most famous '60s nanny after Mary Poppins, Eva Boyd, or Little Eva as she became known, rocketed to fame in 1962 with the catchy, danceable tune "The Loco-Motion".
This article reflects on over a decade of album covers by the graphic artist Derek Riggsthe, who's early Iron Maiden album covers and picture sleeves are now iconic.
Ever wonder who played at Woodstock? This series highlights the artists who performed at Woodstock August 15-18, 1969. The eighth and final performer on the opening day of the festival was Joan Baez, who joked that her's would be a sunrise set. She performed 14 songs, including "We Shall Overcome."
I have played professionally as a flautist all over England for years. Here are my top tips for budding flautists.
J. Cole and Kendrick Lamar are friends and two of the hottest rappers around, but this is hip-hop and hip hop is about competition. Who is the best rapper alive, Cole or Kendrick, and why?
A prolific recording artist, as well as a country music legend, Johnny Cash continues to be sadly missed. Here are my selections for the top 10 best Johnny Cash albums.
What are the three biggest mistakes singers make? After 40 years of research I'm excited to share the following findings and solutions. You may be surprised at what you find.
Who is this crazy man? Iggy Pop is one wild child. Louder than loud, a man with a real lust for life. Here are some things you may not know about Iggy Pop.
Neil Sedaka was my favorite singer in the '50s and '60s. He sang "Oh, Carol" for Carole King. She replied with "Oh, Neil." I include both soundtracks here. Neil later changed many of his songs into children’s versions.
The end of Johnny Cash's life was not pretty. Burdoned by health problems that caused him physical pain, he was hit emotionaly when his beloved wife, June, died suddenly. The death of Johnny Cash would follow soon afterwards.
Willie Nelson's career has taken some crazy turns. He's written and sung some insane songs, and he was part the "outlaw country" movement that changed the face of country music. It changed the trajectory of his career too.
Thumping bass riffs raise the energy of a song to new heights. While bass players may not hog the limelight, they help the tone of the song. They also create the foundation of the song's structure. This article is an ode to the best female bassists.
What would you pick if you could only keep only 10 of your favorite albums? Here is my list, in no particular order.
KISS has had a long and lustrous career spanning 5 decades. This is some of their best from the early years.
The Annals of music is filled with musicians who died at a young age. This is a list of 18 notable artists that died at the age of 28.
Ever wondered who wrote "I Want It That Way?" What the lyrics mean? When it was first recorded? Read on for the answers to these and other questions. Oh, and maybe a tidbit or two about Backstreet Boys as well.
In an email conversation, I talked to Darling Twig’s Belinda Derksen about the trio’s approach to music, their creative process and where they’re headed going forward.
Indie rock outfit, The Rocket Summer, is set to release "Sweet Shivers" on August 2nd. Bryce Avary talks about the new record (and what's next) in this revealing interview.
Gordon Lightfoot has long been thought one of the greatest folk singer songwriters of all time. He's also most often thought of in terms of being an acoustic guitarist, and has had a limited edition guitar in his honor produced by C.F. Martin & Co.
Many rappers claim they are criminals, but most are just speaking metaphors. However, some have real criminal records. Read on to learn about 10 rappers with criminal pasts.
If you’re looking for more flavors of boy bands, China has a rich collection of artists who know how to do hip-hop right. Here are 10 of them.
The tune "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me" was "our song" for so many couples through the 50s and into the 60s. Mel Carter's version of this beautiful love song is the one that comes to mind when I hear the title, but there were other versions as well.
This article is all about Kana Nishino, a famous Japanese singer that has also been involved in charitable events.
Michael Jackson was a legend. Throughout his tumultuous life, one thing that remained constant was his continuous plastic surgery. Here are pictures documenting his changing face throughout the years.