Janis Joplin left this world all too soon 47 years ago today (October 4), but even after her untimely passing, she left her fans one final gift with the album Pearl. Pearl was released about three months after Joplin’s death and would top the Billboard 200 album charts for nine weeks and go on to…
Syd Barrett passed away 11 years ago today (July 7), and besides being Pink Floyd’s founding guitarist/frontman, one of his other biggest contributions to the band’s history is serving as the inspiration to “Shine On You Crazy Diamond,” an epic and favorite among fans the world over.
One of the biggest surprises around the release of 2014's Guardians of the Galaxy (besides it totally owning the box office) is the success of its classic rock-heavy soundtrack affectionately called Awesome Mix Vol. 1.
George Harrison would have turned 74 today (February 25), and while we all gently weep at the fact that he’s no longer with us, everyday we’re thankful for the incredible music he left to be passed down through the generations.