Stories of Rock

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Revolutions: Guns N' Roses' "Appetite for Destruction"

Guns n Roses Appetite for Destruction Revolutions
Thirty years ago, LA rockers Guns N' Roses tore apart the scene with "Appetite for Destruction," their debut album that boasted punk rock swagger and sentimental lyrics that displayed the gritty realities of a rock lifestyle.

Rapper's Delight Retrospective

Rapper's Delight Exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Rapper’s Delight, an exhibit on the history of hip-hop, is more than a monument to rappers past: it’s a peek into the future.

Legends of Rock

David Bowie Ziggy Stardust Jump Suit at the Rock Hall
Walk through artifacts from artists’ lives: handwritten drafts of hit singles, instruments used in concert and strangely enough, more than one rocker’s personalized pinball machine.

Elvis Presley Exhibit

Elvis's iconic gold suit at the Rock Hall
In collaboration with Elvis Presley Enterprises, a permanent collection honoring rock's late King.

Rolling Stone / 50 Years Exhibit Retrospective

A Look Inside the Rock Hall's Rolling Stone 50 Years Special Exhibit
The Rolling Stone / 50 Years exhibit is full of iconic images and exclusive interviews.

Conservation Project: Pink Floyd's The Wall

The Rock Hall Deinstallation of Teacher and The Wall Pink Floyd Stage Props
Watch an interview with Jun Francisco, Director of Collections Management, about our current conservation project: Pink Floyd's The Wall.

Revolutions: The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"

The Beatles Pose for the Studio Album Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band
Even 50 years after its release, The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" is considered one of the most influential concept albums of all time.

Book Excerpt: 50 Years of Rolling Stone

Fifty Years of Rolling Stone Magazine History Coffee Table Book
A look at Rolling Stone magazine's 50 years of reporting on culture, politics and music.