Courtney E. Smith
How Carly Simon’s ‘Coming Around Again’ Sparked New Success
Her career hit a rut in the '80s, but not for long.
30 Years Ago: Def Leppard’s ‘Adrenalize’ Marks the End of an Era
A look back at the last glam-metal album to top the Billboard 200.
When Def Leppard Drew on Bart Simpson for ‘Let’s Get Rocked’
Hit single and fun video provided respite for a band still working to overcome Steve Clark's death.
Meet Pattie Boyd, the Muse Who Inspired Rock’s Best Love Songs
"I became a reflection for them."
40 Years Ago: Stevie Nicks Conquers Her Fears at First Solo Shows
Nervous about how Fleetwood Mac fans might feel, Nicks embarked on her first-ever run of solo shows.
How ‘Network’ Went From Cinematic Satire to Prophetic Reality
The 1976 film about a fictional television network has proved more prescient than ever since its release 45 years ago.
Why R.E.M. Wanted to End on a High Note
"We needed to not drive it into mundaneness, and that's where it was going to go."
How the Go-Go’s Became MTV Darlings With ‘Our Lips Are Sealed’
Song's cheaply made video helped put the band "on the map."
45 Years Ago: Tina Turner Files for Divorce From Ike Turner
After years in an abusive relationship, the legendary singer finally called it quits.
What Nearly Everyone Got Wrong About ‘Thelma and Louise’
Depending on whom you ask, 1991 classic is a cowboy movie, an outlaw film or a man-hating revenge story of feminism gone way too far.
When Cher Called David Letterman an ‘A—hole’ on National TV
Singer had rejected the host's show for four years before finally agreeing to come on.
How a Drug Dealer Helped Inspire Eagles’ ‘Life in the Fast Lane’
Band's 1977 hit was third single from 'Hotel California.'