Music

A 24/7 Tempo analysis crowns “Coal Miner’s Daughter” as the best movie for country music fans.
Country music is famous as a medium for sharing stories. Perhaps it’s for this reason that the genre itself has inspired numerous great movies over the years.  While fewer films cater directly...
Is rock and roll dead? Maybe…or perhaps it has evolved into something altogether incomparable to what it was in the 1960s. If popular albums can represent the voice of a generation, then taking...
Popular music is ever evolving. Looking back on the decades of the 20th century, each one has a standout popular musical genre, from big band swing in the ‘40s to British invasion rock in the...
Many of the music industry’s biggest stars make it on their own, thanks to their individual talents for music and showmanship. In some cases, however, two is better than one. Musical duos come in...
Country music is probably more popular now than ever. There are several reasons for this: It has broadened its base and reached new audiences, perhaps because it has come to sound more like...
For decades, rock stars have loved the movies and the movies have loved rock stars. Whether it was Elvis in “Viva Las Vegas,” the Beatles in “Help!,” or the Spice Girls in “Spice World,”...
Just over half a century ago Paul McCartney announced the breakup of the Beatles, but interest in what many call the greatest band of all time remains high. The 2000 “1” album, a compilation of...
Musicians — especially in the rock and jazz genres — don’t always have long lifespans. Accidents, drugs, random violence, suicide, and disease have claimed far too many talented lives...
People across the world love pop music. The best songs can be listened to again and again and can endure for years being played on the radio and on television. As implied by its name, pop music is...
Combining elements of rhythm and blues, country, jazz and gospel, rock music has had a strong cultural impact throughout America and the world since its inception in the 1940s and 1950s. In the...
“I hope I die before I get old,” sang Roger Daltrey in The Who’s 1965 rock classic “My Generation.” One original member of the band, drummer Keith Moon, achieved just...
Rock bands come up with their names from all kinds of sources. Sometimes they’re unimaginatively straightforward — no prizes for guessing who leads up the Marshall Tucker Band, the Dave...
The 63nd Annual Grammy Awards were postponed. They were supposed to take place at the end of January, as they do every year. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, however, “music’s biggest night”...
Music — whether songs are specifically made for a film or just added to certain scenes — is the emotional undercurrent of movies. It can make people cry, laugh, sympathize, or feel...