| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:56 PM
If Adele tried to sneak into the OC Fair undetected, she probably wouldn't make it past the turnstile without getting mobbed.
The surviving Beatles? Of course not. Bob Dylan? Fat chance. Mick Jagger? The 70th-birthday greetings would swell to a roar....
| Aug 18, 2013
On a recent Monday morning, as the Island Queen ferry departed Falmouth, Mass., for Martha's Vineyard, a tanned passenger wearing a neck bandanna and a black tank approached the bow, revealing the slogan on the back of his shirt: I'd Rather Go to Hell...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Rock stars in movies have always been more of a novelty than anything else. Elvis clearly wanted to be taken seriously as an actor, but his movies served as softball vehicles to sell soundtracks. Mick Jagger's dissolute rock star in "Performance" (1970)...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 11:36 AM
The Rolling Stones will take a step back in time this weekend by replicating a woodland in London's Hyde Park present for a 1969 show there that became a tribute to band founder Brian Jones. Jones had already left the Stones the last time frontman Mick...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 2:38 PM
The spotlight is shining on the backup singers.
Morgan Neville's documentary on the best backup talent in the business — including Darlene Love, Merry Clayton and Lisa Fischer — has connected with audiences in its limited release. ...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:45 AM
He’s a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee but Rod Stewart is stunned he has yet to receive a knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II, an honor bestowed upon several of his contemporaries, including Tom Jones, Elton John, Paul McCartney, and...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Longtime Eagles guitarist Joe Walsh sent a strong hint he’s working with Mick Jagger and Ringo Starr, among others, on some new music when he posted a Facebook photo of the three and other musicians with the caption: “Cooking up something here...
| May 7, 2013
| 12:24 PM
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s upcoming exhibition on the Rolling Stones won’t stop with numerous personal items lent by band members and never previously shared with the public. It also will allow fans to contribute their own photos in...
| May 8, 2013
| 12:55 PM
If you’re one of the lucky few to score an $85 ticket to one of the Rolling Stones’ 50 and Counting tour shows, you might have enough money left to drop $750 on a new band box set. The Brussels Affair box set featured the band’s...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The Monkees will be monkeying around again this summer, as the surviving three members of the group undertake a more extensive tour following last fall’s dozen sold-out shows.
Micky Dolenz, Michael Nesmith and Peter Tork will begin the new tour,...
| May 3, 2013
| 1:37 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Wild horses couldn't drag many of the most die-hard of Rolling Stones fans to the kick-off of the band's North American tour - at least not at prices of up to a whopping $600 a ticket.
Three weeks after tickets went on sale, and a...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Of all music criticism's favorite fallacies, few are as entrenched as the notion of superstar succession: that pop icons don't simply evolve and change over time, they are violently usurped, "Golden Bough"-style.
Robert Christgau announced Prince's...