ATT: Kinks Fans: The Band Is Back Together!

The Kinks formed their band 55 years ago, riding the wave of the "British Invasion" with giant hits including "You Really Got Me," "All Day And All Of The Night," "A Well Respected Man," and "Tired Of Waiting." The group went their separate ways for more than two...

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Happy 60th Birthday to Billboard’s “Top 100”

  The first issue of Billboard magazine, oft described as "the bible" of the music business, was published in1894 and their famous "Top 100" debuted August 4th, 1958, with "Poor Little Fool" by 18-year old Ricky Nelson in the vaunted #1 slot, and sounding vastly...

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Paul McCartney Update: New Album, New Single, New Tour

It's a Paul McCartney moment, all over again, and he's everywhere. Over 25 million people have viewed Sir Paul and James Corden's carpool karaoke session (which included their duet of  "Baby You Can Drive My Car") and, just this week, he's popped up on video, all...

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“Workin’ all summer just to try an’ earn a dollar.”

  Numerous odes to summer are enshrined in pop music history, from Gershwin to the Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson, to Eddie Cochran’s 1958 "Summertime Blues" --the grandaddy of summertime rock 'n' roll. Cochran’s version of “Summertime Blues” was so great that the song...

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