55 Years Ago: The Beatles Battle Frank Sinatra for Song of the Summer
"Paperback Writer" went to No. 1, only to be supplanted by "Strangers in the Night."
45 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Takes the Ultimate Silly Love Song to No. 1
What's wrong with that? As far as he was concerned – nothing.
27 Rock Songs That Got a Second Life From Movies and TV
The Beatles, Queen and the Doors are just some of the artists who got new boosts thanks to the big and small screens.
35 Years Ago: ‘Crocodile Dundee’ Hits Huge With Australian Charm
Star and co-writer Paul Hogan wanted film to be his country’s pioneering blockbuster — and he succeeded.
35 Years Ago: ‘Clue’ Riffs on Mystery, Murder and Madcap Comedies
An initial dud at the box office, this clever comedy found second life as a cult hit.
40 Years Ago: Tom Selleck Defines ’80s Cool with ‘Magnum, P.I.’
After failing with other TV projects, this detective role finally made him a star.
45 Years Ago: Lynda Carter Makes ‘Wonder Woman’ a TV Icon
A made-for-television movie starring the previously unknown actress led to a series that lasted three years.
Eddie Van Halen’s Quieter Eruption: 10 Moments of Subtle Genius
From the soothing guitar harmonics of "Women in Love..." to the triumphant piano of "Right Now."
Top 20 Fall Songs: Harvest Moons, Dead Leaves and November Rain
These tracks tend to have a few touchstones: nostalgia, longing, acoustic-guitar picking and a deep melancholy just below the surface.
The History of Eddie Van Halen’s 12 Most Famous Guitars
The famous Frankenstrat is one of the many instruments the guitar wizard has played and designed.