In 1948, Columbia Records started the first mass production of the 33rpm long player (LP). The new format could contain a maximum of 23 minutes of music per side versus the three minutes that could be squeezed on to a 78rpm disc.
In 1977, Fleetwood Mac went to #1 on the US singles chart with “Dreams,” the group’s first and only US #1. Stevie Nicks says she wrote the song at the Record Plant studio in Sausalito, California, in about 10 minutes.
2016 has been a year marred by the passing of a number of great musicians. Fortunately we have been consoled by great new music and here's a quick look at...
When you hear The Beatles, you know it's The Beatles. Same with David Bowie. Same with Pearl Jam.