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5 Things We've Always Wondered About Andy Gibb
Charlie Watts, Legendary Rolling Stones Drummer, Dies at 80
What's the Most-liked Video on YouTube?
Can 'One-hit Wonders' Live Off Royalties Forever?
Why Are Boy Bands Bigger Stars Than Girl Groups?
How Did Nashville Become the Hub of Country Music?
The Light and Airy Lyre Has Plucked Its Way Through the Ages
Getting to Know the Didge, the 'World's Healthiest Instrument'
Trigger and Lucille: The Famous Guitars Quiz
From BTS to BLACKPINK: How K-pop Took Over the Music World
If There's No Fat Lady Singing, Is the Opera Over?
Johann Sebastian Bach: A Duelling, Fighting, Hard-drinking Rock Star Turns 336
You might never have listened to South Korean K-pop music but, trust us, on this planet, it rules. So, what does K-pop stand for and who are the K-pop music idols?
The Rolling Stones drummer infused one of the greatest rock 'n' roll bands with a ton of rock and a lot of jazz. His death today leaves a huge hole in rock music.
The lyre is a small U-shaped harp that has appeared all over the world, from the ancient Greco-Roman culture, to India, Africa and beyond. Do people still play this ancient stringed instrument?
This smooth music style of the late '70s and early '80s features a SoCal vibe and lots of collaboration among its practitioners (Toto, Michael McDonald, etc.) Don your captain’s hat, grab a pina colada and test your yacht rock knowledge!
Known for his lilting cover of 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow,' which he sang while playing the ukulele, IZ was a big part of the Hawaiian Cultural Renaissance.
The droning didgeridoo, or didge, is an ancient wind instrument created by the aboriginal people of northern Australia, but still widely played today.
By Jeremy Glass
With a fiercely loyal fanbase, kawaii band BABYMETAL is reshaping heavy metal into something the world has never quite seen before.
The stereotype that female opera singers are all overweight is as old as the opera itself. But is weight really necessary to be a great soprano?
By Meg Sparwath
Over the past few years, we’ve lost many music and movie icons, and such tragedy really gets an art appreciator to start thinking; we should honor our living legends while they’re still here. Perhaps one of the greatest living legends still with us today is the one and only Paul McCartney. While listening to the […] The post The 10 Greatest Songs Written By Paul McCartney appeared first on Goliath.
By James Sheldon
The story goes that the only explanation for Robert Johnson's sudden prowess at playing the blues must have been an unholy alliance with Satan. But what was the truth?
By Dave Roos
Bach was and is a towering figure in musical history, but what is it that makes him so great?
The addictive kid's song is now the most-downloaded YouTube video of all time. And before that, it accomplished the rare feat of hitting the Billboard charts. It's not the only kiddie song to make it big.
The only thing more fun that jamming out on your guitar is arguing with your friends over which guitarist is the best and why. Whether it’s Jimmy Page, Eddie Van Halen, or Steve Vai, everyone has a different opinion on who’s the best. But rather than who’s the best, a more interesting question perhaps is […] The post The 22 Most Underrated Guitarists Of All Time appeared first on Goliath.
By Mark Urban