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
Prince's "Purple Rain" is one of the greatest power ballads in pop-music history. The original version of the song was recorded live in concert at the Minneapolis nightclub First Avenue during the filming of Purple Rain and became the ...Categories: Inductee
A look at a few items from the Beatles on display inside of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
It's virtually impossible to overstate the initial impact of "A Day In The Life". Not simply a climax to the ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit
Photo from the Philadelphia Inquirer collection at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame's Library & Archives
“I don’t believe you. You’re a liar.”
“Play f*cking loud.”
This was the simple yet striking dialogue between a fan ...Categories: Inductee
As detailed in Clinton Heylin's biography Behind the Shades, musician Tony Glover visited Bob Dylan's New York apartment in early October 1963 and stumbled across the lyrics to a new song, "The Times They Are A-Changin'." When Glover ...Categories: Inductee, Exhibit
I'd say that 100 percent of music is political, that music either supports the status quo or challenges the status quo, so every artist is political. Now, Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez probably don't self-identify as political artists ...Categories: Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Exclusive Interviews, Event
I always want to go and see things for myself. That's why I ended up during the famine in Ethiopia. That's why I ended up in central America during the problems there in El Salvador and even in ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Exclusive Interviews
You know what, 57 years is a long time. And if anything is gonna make life in whatever way better for the Cuban people, then it needs to happen. I happen to think that as long as that government is ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Exclusive Interviews
I don't know if music has the power to change people's minds as far as about political ideas, about issues, things like that. I do think it has the power to unify people who are maybe slightly undecided ...Categories: Hall of Fame, Inductee, Exhibit, History of Rock and Roll, Exclusive Interviews