Courtney E. Smith
The Iconic T. Rex Album Cover That Was Shot by a Beatle
Released in 1972, 'The Slider' featured a famous photo credit.
When Steve Miller Found ’80s Pop-Rock Success With ‘Abracadabra’
Album's title track led the way, even though his record label hated it.
35 Years Ago: Los Lobos’ ‘La Bamba’ Returns Ritchie Valens to Spotlight
They weren’t an obvious choice to turn this cover into one of the songs of the summer in 1987.
40 Years Ago: Why Did Cher’s ‘I Paralyze’ Flop?
Album featured some notable contributors, yet was a major commercial failure.
How Carly Simon’s ‘Coming Around Again’ Sparked New Success
Her career hit a rut in the '80s, but not for long.
How a ‘Dirty Schoolboy Joke’ Bred the Beat’s ‘Save It for Later’
The origin of its classic chorus is NSFW.
30 Years Ago: Def Leppard’s ‘Adrenalize’ Marks the End of an Era
A look back at the last glam-metal album to top the Billboard 200.
Meet Pattie Boyd, the Muse Who Inspired Rock’s Best Love Songs
"I became a reflection for them."
Why Waitresses’ ‘Wasn’t Tomorrow Wonderful?’ Still Rings True
Album still resonates decades after its release.
40 Years Ago: Stevie Nicks Conquers Her Fears at First Solo Shows
Nervous about how Fleetwood Mac fans might feel, Nicks embarked on her first-ever run of solo shows.
How ‘Network’ Went From Cinematic Satire to Prophetic Reality
The 1976 film about a fictional television network has proved more prescient than ever since its release 45 years ago.
How ‘Halloween II’ Became One of the Most Divisive Horror Movies
Sequel to box office smash divided critics and fans upon release on Oct. 30, 1981.