How the Beatles Formed Northern Songs Publishing Company
Only later did the band realize how little control they had over their own music.
45 Years Ago: Rolling Stones Stage Benefit Concert for Nicaragua Earthquake Victims
The Rolling Stones lifted their unofficial ban on doing benefit concerts on Jan. 18, 1973, when they performed to aid the earthquake victims of Nicaragua.
40 Years Ago: George Harrison Found Guilty of ‘My Sweet Lord’ Plagiarism
Released in November 1970, "My Sweet Lord" made George Harrison the first of the Beatles to have a solo No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100. But it sounded a little familiar ...
How Grand Funk Railroad Sold Out Shea Faster Than the Beatles
This sales record at the home of baseball's Mets stood until the ballpark was demolished in 2008.
When the Beatles’ Solo Singles All Hit the Charts
They had a sort-of reunion on the 'Billboard' Hot 100 for two weeks in 1971.
40 Years Ago: ‘Frampton Comes Alive!’ Hits No. 1 but Spells Disaster for Peter Frampton
'Frampton Comes Alive' reached No. 1 on the Billboard albums chart on April 10, 1976.
How Simon and Garfunkel Broke Through With ‘The Sounds of Silence’
Their acclaim is now universal, but things were very different back in 1964.
When the Rolling Stones Launched the ‘Goodbye Britain’ Tour
By 1971, the Rolling Stones had sold millions of records – but were almost broke.
50 Years Ago: Kent State Massacre Inspires CSNY’s ‘Ohio’
On May 4, 1970, National Guardsmen squared off against anti-war demonstrators on the campus of Ohio’s Kent State University.
Were the Beatles the Catalyst for the Charles Manson Murders?
Mass murderer Charles Manson thought he heard secret messages in the Beatles' 'White Album.'