Why are famous and talented entertainers called DIVA when they want to be taken seriously—what does that term really mean? This lady singer takes a look at the physicality of being a vocalist, as well as behaviors of a few of the music and fashion industries' well-known divas.
George Harrison and Merle Haggard were two icons of 20th century music, and they both had huge impacts on our musical culture using Fender Telecaster guitars.
Through the efforts of the early pioneers of instrumental music the "Band" has changed throughout the years. This article explores these changes as we look at the evolution of the Concert Band.
Mary Austin was the only woman that Freddie Mercury ever loved. They had a profound, unconventional relationship that transcended mere physicality. Freddie wrote the exquisite ballad, "Love of My Life," for her, and indeed, she was.
The Johnny Cash performance at Glastonbury 1994 in the UK, is considered a classic concert by all who witnessed it. Cash himself referred to it as a highlight of his career in his autobiography.
Do you recall singing the song Three Little Fishies? I loved this song as a kid, and wanted to know more about how this wonderful children's song came to be.
The glam-metal era of the ‘80s spawned great guitarists, but also some underrated players who never got the recognition they deserved.
The Silk Road was an important means of cultural exchange. This hub explores the history of the Silk Road and how trade impacted developments in music between the cultures impacted on the Road.
Facts about Stradivarius not generally known. Making decorated violins. Made violas, cellos, mandolins, guitars and harps. Thefts and mishaps—all contribute to Stradivari's fascinating life.
Most music trivia fans know that "Video Killed the Radio Star" was the first video played on MTV. But which videos were shown after that? Marshall Fish looks at some of them.
Martha Reeves became a Motown superstar. But she started with the company as secretary, with no guarantee she'd ever be allowed to be a singer.
The Civil Rights Movement changed the face of America forever. But that movement would never have succeeded without its songs. Here are 10 of the songs (with lyrics) that had the greatest impact on the struggle for equal rights in the 1950s and 60s.
In July 2016, Hastings Entertainment announced that all 128 of their music/video/book superstores were closing - a victim of changing trends in the way Americans consume media.
Some of the most famous and best guitarists in the world rely on the legendary Gibson Les Paul for their sound and style.
Discover some of the famous international artists who started their careers on the world's biggest video platform.