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
When Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force's "Planet Rock" dropped in 1982, it was nothing short of a revelation. In its cool grooves, the Bronx and Manhattan collided with a message for the citizens of One World. The lyrics were ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, History of Rock and Roll, Exclusive Interviews, Event
Released in the Spring of 1971, Marvin Gaye's What's Going On ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Event, Hall of Fame, Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll
Buddy Holly embodied the well-mannered, first-generation rock and roll star. He aroused hysteria among teenagers, charting seven Top 10 singles in 1957 and 1958, but with his horn-rimmed glasses, bow tie, conservative haircut and winning smile, he wasn’t reviled ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Rock's Greatest Guitar Players, Hall of Fame, Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll
Peter Gabriel’s influence is so widespread we may take it for granted. When the rest of rock was simplifying in the new wave days, the former Genesis frontman blended synthesizers and a signature gated drum sound with an emotional ...Categories: Inductee
In 1960s Los Angeles, California, an elite group of studio session musicians came together and played on hits for the Beach Boys, the Byrds, Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley, Simon and Garfunkel, Phil Spector's "Wall of Sound," Frank Sinatra, Nancy ...Categories: Elvis Presley, Inductee, History of Rock and Roll, Hall of Fame, Exclusive Interviews
Founded in 1968 by Jon Anderson and Chris Squire, Grammy-award winning recording artists Yes have created some of the most important and influential music in rock history. Throughout their career, Yes has been known for their esoteric lyrics, elaborate album ...Categories: Education, Exclusive Interviews, Event
I’m a native Clevelander, and have always been a keen record shopper. I bought my first record with my own money, Lulu’s “To Sir, With Love,” at the Disc record store in Severance Center mall, across from the ...Categories: Event
Released on March 7, 1983, New Order's "Blue Monday" was a smash. Designed by Factory Records' Peter Saville, the original 12-inch sleeve packaging cleverly replicated a floppy computer disk and included little information about New Order (neither the ...Categories: Exclusive Interviews, Exhibit, Education, Foster Theatre, Event