In Defense Of: Starship’s ‘We Built This City’
People often make fun of the 1985 hit... But they also love it.
35 Years Ago: ‘Crocodile Dundee’ Hits Huge With Australian Charm
Star and co-writer Paul Hogan wanted film to be his country’s pioneering blockbuster — and he succeeded.
Candy, Sandy and Rosie: Bruce Springsteen’s Greatest Title Characters
He's at his best when he devotes a single song to a single relationship.
Dreams: Imagining Van Halen’s ‘5150’ With David Lee Roth
Let's make some educated guesses based on history and artistic trajectories – and a little bit of wishful thinking.
35 Years Ago: ‘Crossroads’ Offers a Twisted Take on the Blues
The Ralph Macchio-starring film drama was inspired by the mythology of blues legend Robert Johnson.
35 Years Ago: John Hughes’ ‘Pretty in Pink’ Explores Teen Romance
Every character in the writer's most mature teen romance has something in common: Nobody is getting the love they want, need and think they deserve.
Underrated Led Zeppelin: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
Some of the band's most ambitious, interesting songs are deep cuts and lesser-known tracks.
How Elvis Costello Reinvented Himself on ‘King of America’
Songwriter's 10th LP showed he could lovingly riff on Americana royalty.
Glenn Frey’s Death: Five Years Later
Eagles began an unexpected final chapter, despite his passing.
Underrated Who: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
The most underrated song from each of the Who's 12 studio LPs.
Underrated Pink Floyd: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album
Digging through the prog masters' catalog reveals tracks overshadowed by their multi-platinum hits.
Angus Young: Eddie Van Halen Had a ‘Very Tight Bond’ With Malcolm
The AC/DC guitarist remembered the friendship between his brother and Eddie Van Halen.