Judge Rules Copyright of “Happy Birthday to You” Invalid
September 24, 2015

A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled that the longstanding copyright claim on the ubiquitous birthday tune is invalid. Read More

The Day Dylan Went Electric
July 24, 2015

Fifty years ago, Bob Dylan shocked audiences at the Newport Folk Festival by strapping on an electric guitar and debuting a new rock ’n’ roll sound. Read More

7 Fascinating Facts About Elvis Presley
July 1, 2014

60 years after Elvis’ recording of the song that launched his career, find out facts about the iconic entertainer that might surprise you. Read More

Beatlemania Sweeps the United States, 50 Years Ago
February 7, 2014

As we mark the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ first visit to the United States, take a look back at how the Fab Four conquered American pop culture. Read More

Remembering Richie Havens: 10 Things You May Not Know About Woodstock
April 23, 2013

As we remember this music legend, check out some surprising facts about this iconic event. Read More

Curse of 27, or Is It Only Rock ‘n’ Roll?
December 20, 2011

Researchers investigating the “27 club” legend found that famous musicians live faster and die younger—just not necessarily at 27. Read More

The Music Video, Before Music Television
August 1, 2011

On MTV’s 30th anniversary, explore the history of the music video, which stretches back to the late 19th century. Read More

Music Legends Who Lived Fast and Died at 27
July 25, 2011

On July 23, Amy Winehouse became the latest in a long list of musicians who died at 27. Read More