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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 living embodiment of the Las Vegas lounge singer, Wayne Newton's been packing in the crowds on the Strip for over 50 years. So, what's his secret?
With a fiercely loyal fanbase, kawaii band BABYMETAL is reshaping heavy metal into something the world has never quite seen before.
Whether you’re a tween, teen or middle-aged mom, chances are good that at some point, your heart has been captured by at least one boy bander. So, we think you've got the right stuff to ace this quiz.
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?
So you think you know BTS? They're the K-Pop sensation taking over the airways (and social media). But only the ultimate BTS ARMY fans can pass this quiz. See if you're good enough!
K-pop phenoms BTS took first place in Time magazine's 2018 online poll for person of the year. Now for the first time they've been nominated by Billboard for their music as well as their social media presence.
You paid how much for that Taylor Swift concert? Why are musicians charging so much for live shows these days?
Take a chance on our ABBA quiz and find out how much you know about the 70s Swedish supergroup!
Is she a nun? A jilted lover? We know you're dying to find out.
The renowned string quartet will improvise live music to accompany 'space sounds' created by sonification of the total solar eclipse.
Emancipate yourself from mental slavery by learning more about this reggae superstar.
Nearly four decades after the Village People anthem hit the discos, the song's namesake still isn't really ready to fully embrace it.
When the Clash started working on their third album, they had no idea it would be so influential.
Which other famous rock star inspired the Lizard King's persona?
Whether you love cheery pop tunes or melodramatic ballads has a lot to do with your age and gender, right? Actually, your musical taste depends more on your personality.
Ludovico Einaudi's 'Elegy for the Arctic' is part of a Greenpeace campaign to draw attention to the region's rapidly melting ice.
Music executive Shanti Das and rapper Killer Mike have a conversation about Atlanta, music and social justice.
Reenactments of the 'Wuthering Heights' video are happening all over the world in July.
Overt religious themes? Canine-human hybrids? Gender-bending marionettes? Yep, David Bowie did it all, and often faced censorship because of it.
Protest music? What's that? Maybe musicians today are too concerned about getting paid. Or maybe there are ones who care, but industry forces make it tough to get heard.
That infamous pharma exec Martin Shkreli just bought the sole copy. Bummer.
Sure, some do, but it depends on what kind of music you're listening to.
Did David Bowie really write "Space Oddity" to pay tribute to a brave astronaut who was lost in space? Or is it solely a testament to Bowie's unique brilliance?
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July 10, 2020