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
Prince's "Purple Rain" is one of the greatest power ballads in pop-music history. The original version of the song was recorded live in concert at the Minneapolis nightclub First Avenue during the filming of Purple Rain and became the ...Categories: Inductee
A look at a few items from the Beatles on display inside of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
It's virtually impossible to overstate the initial impact of "A Day In The Life". Not simply a climax to the ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit
As detailed in Clinton Heylin's biography Behind the Shades, musician Tony Glover visited Bob Dylan's New York apartment in early October 1963 and stumbled across the lyrics to a new song, "The Times They Are A-Changin'." When Glover ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit
The Rock Hall's award-winning education department debated, arm-wrestled and ultimately high-fived their way into answering one impossible question: what song is each 2016 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's definitive track? A tall order, to be sure, but here ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Rock's Greatest Guitar Players, Event, Hall of Fame
It's rare to talk of an artist truly being without equal, but that's exactly who David Bowie was. A remarkable visionary, Bowie was a font of wild creativity, a transformative presence constantly evolving to address and help define ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Event
Who was Ziggy Stardust, anyway? According to Bowie: "''Ziggy' was my Martian messiah who twanged a guitar. He was a simplistic character...someone who dropped down here, got brought down to our way of thinking and ended up destroying his ...Categories: Inside the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Inductee, Hall of Fame, Exclusive Interviews, Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll
Allen Toussaint was one of New Orleans' great musical giants. “He was a great and tremendously versatile musician, a real gentleman and one of the nicest people I’ve ever known,” said Hall of Fame Inductee Randy Newman.
He was ...
What songs define the career of Smokey Robinson? What are Smokey Robinson's most important tracks? From one of Smokey Robinson's first songwriting collaborations with Motown impresario ...Categories: American Music Masters, Inductee, Education