Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll: "Purple Rain"
Songs that Shaped Rock and Roll: "A Day in the Life"
Rock Hall POV: Rock & Roll's Greatest Moment
Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll: "The Times They Are A-Changin'"
Tom Morello Says 100% of Music is Political
Bono Tells Story of U2's "Bullet the Blue Sky"
Gloria Estefan Shares Why She Won't Perform in Cuba
David Byrne Thinks Music Has the Power to Unify
Celebrating the Intersection of Rock & Politics
Rock Hall POV: Director of Collections Jun Francisco
The year 1983 was a year of firsts for Cyndi Lauper – and the music industry. That year, Lauper released her first solo album, She's So Unusual, which became the first debut album by a female artist to score four ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll
In the history of rock and roll, Muddy Waters represented the tide that brought the Southern blues traditions to the north and amplified them. Along the way, he inspired the name of among the biggest rock and roll bands of ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, Today in Rock, Exclusive Interviews
Best known for her bold, rich and unparalleled emotionally expressive voice, Patsy Cline is one of the most inspirational, influential and impactful female vocalists of the 20th century. As a country music industry pioneer, Cline helped to blaze a trail ...Categories: Exhibit, Today in Rock
On February 26, 1983, Michael Jackson’s Thriller hit Number One on the Billboard 200 chart. The 1982 release was revolutionary, a watershed moment in the history of rock and roll. It earned a record-breaking number of Grammy awards ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, Today in Rock, Black History Month
In June 1958, Buddy Holly met and fell in love with Maria Elena Santiago, a receptionist at Peer-Southern Music, Holly’s music publisher, in New York City. After proposing marriage on their first date, the two were married in Lubbock ...Categories: American Music Masters, Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit
“It was a group of talented musicians that made up – three guys that expressed, power…creating a sound that everybody in this room can relate to and certainly set the stage for our outfit.” – Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top inducting ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Rare Performances
“You can play or you can transcend. You can go as far, there’s no boundaries how far you can go in your own body and how far your mind can expand while you are playing and Jimi showed ...Categories: Inductee, Rare Performances, Exhibit, Exclusive Interviews
In 1990, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel were inducted as Simon and Garfunkel into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by James Taylor. During their acceptance, Garfunkel noted, "And I want to thank, most of all, the person ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Rare Performances