Bryan Wawzenek is a freelance journalist who writes for Diffuser.fm and Ultimate Classic Rock. He learned more from a three-minute record than he ever learned in school. His mind is racing, as it always will. Don't start him talking, he could talk all night. The sunshine bores the daylights out of him. Don't touch him, he's a real live wire. Most things he worries about never happen anyway. But he's been smiling lately, thinking about the good things to come.
The Song Stays in the Picture: Rock Soundtracks in the New Hollywood
In 1967, 'The Graduate' pioneered the use of rock and pop music in serious movie-making. Hollywood took notice and movies have never been the same.
50 Years Ago: ‘Rolling Stone’ Magazine Prints Its First Issue
In 1967, rock ’n’ roll was flourishing, the hippie movement was happening and pop sensations had gone from being perceived as teen heartthrobs to experimental artists.
The Beatles Turn Back the Clock on ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pep…
If “When I’m Sixty-Four” sounds so simple a child could have written it, that’s what kind of happened.
Paul McCartney Disguises the Beatles as ‘Lonely Hearts Club Band’: The Story Behind Every …
By 1966, the four Beatles had more than their fill of Beatlemania.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Experience an Amazing Series of Pre-‘Sgt. Pepper’ Highs and Lows…
The Beatles didn’t record or release any music on May 19, 1967, but it became an important (and infamous) day anyway.
Beatles’ Aptly Named ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’ Showcases Ringo Starr: The Story…
Perhaps Ringo Starr's most famous moment with the Beatles, "With a Little Help From My Friends" also recalled the early partnership between John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
25 Little-Known ‘Exile on Main St.’ Facts
Often praised as the pinnacle of the Rolling Stones’ fusion of American roots music and rock ’n’ roll, 1972’s Exile on Main St. has achieved almost mythical status.
25 Manic and Mind-Blowing ‘Are You Experienced’ Facts
It’s difficult to overestimate the importance of Are You Experienced in rock history.
Rock’s 40 Luckiest Songs
Some guys have all the luck, and many of them are legendary rockers. We’re taking a look at some of the luckiest (and a few of the unluckiest) songs in classic rock.
How the Beatles’ ‘Penny Lane’ and ‘Strawberry Fields Forever’ Videos Changed Everything
Before this, the Beatles had suddenly gone quiet: No music, no movies, no concerts, no nothing.