Polydor/Interscope/UMe Today, August 24, marks the 40th anniversary of the release of The Rolling Stones‘ classic 1981 album Tattoo You. Tattoo You spent nine consecutive weeks at #1 on the Billboard 200 in the fall of ’81, holding the top spot on the chart longer than any other Stones album.Read More →

Liveright/W.W. Norton In February, Paul McCartney announced plans to release a book this fall called The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present, which offers a self-portrait while also profiling 154 songs he’s written throughout his long career. Now, the former Beatles legend has unveiled the full list of songs that willRead More →

Paras Griffin/Getty Images After an amazing 57 years, Grammy winners Kool & the Gang are not allowing the recent passing of two of their founding members stop the band. Ronald Bell, the primary composer and producer behind many of their iconic hits, including their global anthem “Celebration,” died September 9, 2020, atRead More →

EMI/Interscope Elton John is back on the Billboard Hot 100 for the first time in 21 years — and he has Dua Lipa to thank. Billboard reports Elton’s song with the U.K. pop star, “Cold Heart (Pnau Remix),” debuts at #81 on the chart dated August 28. Elton’s last appearanceRead More →

Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images for Live Nation Barry Manilow’s Harmony musical is coming to New York City for a spring 2022 run. The stage show will be presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene in the Edmond J. Safra Hall Theatre at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. Previews are set toRead More →

Jo Hale/Getty Images Don Everly of the influential early rock ‘n’ roll duo The Everly Brothers died Saturday at his home in Nashville at the age of 84.  In the wake of his passing, musicians who were inspired by the duo’s music have taken to social media to post tributeRead More →

Courtesy of Styx/Voodoo Brewing Co. Styx‘s 1979 hit “Renegade” has long been embraced as the adopted theme song of the Pittsburgh Steelers, and now the veteran rockers have partnered with the Pittsburgh-area Voodoo Brewing Co. to create a beer inspired by the classic tune. Oh Mama beer, named after theRead More →