One song is the most famous tune ever written by Boston’s most revered band. Another is a classic in its own right and perfectly captures the setting and spirit of Massachusetts in its lyrics. So […]
The Modern Lovers’ classic “Roadrunner” may proclaim in its lyrics that it’s “in love with Massachusetts,” but does the state love it back? At least, enough to make it the official state song? That’s what […]
Social media was set ablaze last night with reactions to President Obama’s re-election, and no surprise – musicians got in on the celebrating or hating.
“The extreme right that feels everything they say are right and that God means it to be this way and that this is the way it is, are no different than the Taliban.” – Stevie Wonder
Lesley Gore’s 1964 hit “You Don’t Own Me” is about a woman standing up to a man over her right to respect and freedom. In a new video, the song soundtracks a different struggle over women’s rights, specifically the right to choose.
If we see one more Raggedy Ann and Andy…
Fresh off stumping for Obama last week in Ohio and Iowa, Bruce Springsteen has announced another campaign appearance for the president. The Boss will play a free concert at an Obama rally in Charlottesville, Virginia this Tuesday, October 23rd.
Simmons, who voted for Obama in 2008, now calls him “a piss-poor president” but “a wonderful family man.”
Crosby, Stills and Nash have been political for as long as rock music has been political, speaking out on important issues since Vietnam. Now, they’re banding together with Tom Morello, former Rage Against the Machine guitarist and practically Occupy Wall Street’s musical spokesman, for a benefit concert protesting California politics.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie hasn’t been shy about his love of Bruce Springsteen, but will he hear Springsteen’s daughter out?