Countless women have helped inspire some of the great classic rock songs of all time, and one of our personal favorites is “Amanda” by Boston. Considering today (March 10) is Tom Scholz’s birthday, we thought we’d tip our cap to Amanda and some of our other favorite girl name songs.
It's a landmark day for Dave Davies. The Kinks guitarist turns 70 today (February 3), and he's set for a big year, with a new album -- Open Road, a collaboration with his son Russ Davies -- and a tour to support it, along with production for the documentary Dave Davies: Strangers.
Music inventions -- from the windup gramophone to state-of-the-art studio technology -- will be the focus of Rock 'N' Roll Inventions, a six-part weekly series debuting at 8 p.m.Monday (January 16) on the Smithsonian Channel.