How Harry Nilsson Helped Make ‘Midnight Cowboy’ a Film Classic
This was one of the earliest movies to include pop tunes as background music.
The Day Paul McCartney Married Linda Eastman
That sound you heard was a million Beatles fans' hearts breaking.
How the Beatles Formed Northern Songs Publishing Company
Only later did the band realize how little control they had over their own music.
‘Schmuck! This Is Your Soundtrack!': The Story of Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘The Graduate’
Director Mike Nichols used Simon & Garfunkel's music to provide the perfect backdrop to his film, 'The Graduate.'
When the Beatles Signed Their First Contract With Brian Epstein
They were one of the most popular bands in Liverpool, but still desperate to find a manager.
How John Lennon’s ‘More Popular Than Jesus’ Quote Led to Protests
There was little immediate reaction when his comment first appeared in the U.K.
50 Years Ago: ‘I Fought the Law’ Singer Bobby Fuller Dies Mysteriously
Bobby Fuller was found dead of asphyxiation in the front seat of his mother's car on July 18, 1966.
When the Beatles Snubbed Philippines First Lady Imelda Marcos
The band caused an international incident when they didn't attend a breakfast thrown at the Presidential Palace.
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.
How ‘Shindig!’ Ushered in ‘Flat-Out, Ass-Kickin’ Rock ‘n’ Roll’ TV
Television's first prime-time rock music show spawned a raft of imitators.
Simon & Garfunkel, ‘The Boxer’ – Lyrics Uncovered
By 1968, Simon & Garfunkel had produced a string of folk-rock hits that included ‘The Sound of Silence,’ 'I Am a Rock' and ‘Mrs. Robinson.' But their chart success brought the duo criticism from folk music purists.