‘Bennie and the Jets': The Elton John Song That Made Axl Rose Want to Rock
Classic 1973 song was inspired by the era and ended up as inspiration for future artists.
The Best Song From Every Elton John Album
Even his weakest albums remind us of what a way he has with a melody.
15 Years Ago: Elton John Begins Las Vegas Residency
Elton John debuted 'The Red Piano' at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Feb. 13, 2004.
Revisiting Elton John’s Masterpiece, ‘Goodbye Yellow Brick Road’
This was the second studio album he released in 1973, and his seventh in five years. Oh, and it was a double album.
Billy Joel Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Ultimate Classic Rock ranks Billy Joel albums, from worst to best.
Elton John Albums Ranked Worst to Best
Ultimate Classic Rock counts down every Elton John album, from worst to best.
Bruce Springsteen, ‘American Beauty’ – EP Review
We review Bruce Springsteen's new EP, 'American Beauty.'
45 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Forced to Change ‘Beggars Banquet’ Cover
The Rolling Stones and controversy go together like fish and chips. In 1968, one of their best-known controversies kept their classic album 'Beggars Banquet' album off shelves for nearly six months in a protracted dispute over the legendary "toilet cover."
How Elvis Presley Mounted That Amazing ’68 Comeback
This performance finds the most significant figure in rock history shattering every expectation, staking his claim as one of the greatest performers of all time.
Bruce Springsteen, ‘High Hopes’ – Song Review
For Bruce Springsteen, what's past is prologue.
10 Years Ago: The Beatles Release ‘Let It Be…Naked’
In 1969, everybody had a hard year, and everybody had a good time. It was a year in which history seemed to be tripping over itself -- the moon landing, Woodstock and Altamont, and the slow disintegration of the Beatles.
48 Years Ago: The Beatles Finish ‘Rubber Soul’
On Nov. 11, 1965, the Beatles convened to finish recording their sixth album, 'Rubber Soul.' Entering the studio at around 6PM, they realized they were a couple songs short of the 14 tracks slotted for the new record. Believe it or not, John Lennon and Paul McCartney were having trouble writing enou…