Billy Joel, R.E.M. and Norah Jones are among those to spoof themselves on Sesame Street
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Songs specifically about Heaven - not in the metaphorical sense
On the CBGB scene and his guitar work on "Marquee Moon"
The editor of Women Who Rock on why The Supremes are just as important as Bob Dylan
On the Paisley Underground, The Goonies, and "Walk Like An Egyptian"
The Blondie founder shares photos and tells tales from the NYC punk scene
The first version of The Beatles "Helter Skelter" was a 27 minute jam, so you can imagine what Ringo was going through pounding away all that time. To convince the guys that he needed a break, he screamed, "I've got blisters on my fingers!" This was included on the fadeout.More facts about Helter Skelter
British singer-songwriter Sheeran has fans in high places. Before he released his debut album, his independent EP No. 5 Collaborations Project was praised by both Elton John and Jamie Foxx.More about Ed Sheeran
A top New York studio musician, Ralph played guitar on many '60s hits, including "Lightnin' Strikes," "A Lover's Concerto" and "I Am A Rock."Read the Interview
In this song, Bangkok, Thailand, is used as a metaphor for drug tourism.Read the Story
In this quiz, spot the artist who put Romeo into a song lyric.Take the Quiz
I am very fortunate to live in an area where four very talented musicians play 2 1/2 hours of nothing but Beatles songs once a month at a local establishment. "it Won't Be Long" Is a song they learned at my request. What's really cool is that dancing and singing along are patrons that are 1 or 2 generations younger than original fans. I think that says everything about the 'staying power' and musical importance of the eight-year worldwide phenomenon known as The Beatles.... continueComment by: RambleTamble from San Antonio, TX
Did Mellencamp give up drinking after a bar fight? Was he a hippie? Take this Fact or Fiction to find out.Try the Fact or Fiction