Have you ever heard a song and your mind immediately went to a film scene? That is the power of the soundtrack. Have you ever listened to and enjoyed a motion picture soundtrack without watching the movie it was based on? That is also the power of the soundtrack.
From hip-hop artists collaborating with rock stars and nu metal, these are the tunes that broke down the barriers between rap and rock.
The list of rock and roll casualties who died much too young is numerous. Here are 10 musicians who died at the age of 26.
The annals of music are filled with musicians who died at a young age. This is a list of 19 notable artists that died at the age of 28.
Where have all of the protest songs gone? The answer is nowhere. Here is a list of 10 songs that are part of the soundtrack to the modern-day protest movement.
A grindcore granny, a french freak pop artist, a couple of old school soul singers and a drum less folk punk duo are among my favorite musical discoveries of 2015.
A roots reggae artist, a 70s inspired new age country troubadour, a futuristic R&B performance artist and a rock and roll power duo are among my favorite musical discoveries of 2014.
Are you ready for a healthy dose of puck rock? Here is a list of 12 songs about ice hockey!
Since 1858 music has been linked to America's national pastime. In connection with this we will consider 12 songs about baseball.
"Take Me Out to the Ball Game" is a timeless classic that can be heard in every stadium in Major League Baseball. Here are 15 of the most memorable versions of the song.
A Vulcan rock star? That is highly illogical! We will consider the highlights of Leonard Nimoy's musical output. We will focus mainly on his Spock/Star Trek related material.
Holy Shatner! The man who played Captain James Tiberius Kirk in the original Star Trek was more than just a master thespian. We will celebrate the 10 best William Shatner songs.
Climate change is the current issue of choice for many musicians. Here are the 10 best protest songs which gives a voice to the cause of climate justice.
Black Francis of the Pixies and Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins both like female bassists. How about you? Here is a list of the top 10 female bassists.
Certain songs just come in like a wrecking ball and you just can't help but like them. Here is a list of my 10 favorite musical guilty pleasures.
Just like many other music fans, Kurt Cobain liked to make lists. Here are 50 albums that he felt influenced Nirvana. We will profile 8 of these albums in detail.
Artists from Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Metallica, and the Pixies have been inspired to write songs based on the Bible. Here is a list of 10 of them.
A 12 year old Dylan, a future soul band and a Fleetwood Mac inspired sister act. These are included on my list of top 10 musical discoveries for 2013.
Two things that add immense joy to life are food and music. So, can anything be more joyful than songs about food? I am glad you asked. This article will focus on 15 songs about food.
Always look on the bright side of death! Here is a list of 12 songs about death. A nice happy subject.
You know you are famous when they write songs about you. Here is a list of 14 songs about famous people.
Superman is a pop culture icon. Because of this it is no surprise that there have been many songs written about The Man of Steel. Here is a list of 15 of them.
Because sleep is an important part of the human experience, it should be no surprise that a number of songs have been written about sleep. Here is a list of 12 of them.
In the '80s, punk started to move in different directions—hardcore, psychobilly, and more! Here is a list of the 10 best punk albums of the '80s.
Punk rock is an integral part of rock's DNA. Here is a list of 10 albums from the 70s that helped shaped punk rock.
What was Jack White doing before The White Stripes became undisputed champions of the rock and roll tag team division? We will examine five pre-Stripes bands.
Mental illness impacts many. Because of that it should not be a huge surprise that many songs have been written about the subject. We will consider 12 of these great songs.
Cancer is a disease that has impacted most of us. Since making and listening to music is one way people deal with hardship, it's no surprise that a number of songs have been written about cancer.
Here is a list of the top 10 rock bands of all time. Let the debates begin!
Here is a list of what I deemed to be the 20 best cover songs of all time.
The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has caused much debate over who is excluded. Here is a list of 15 artists that deserve to be considered for inclusion.
The '90s has had its share of obscure gems and lost classics. We will consider a few songs that you may not know.
How much do you know about the Canadian Province of Ontario? Now is the chance to brush up on your Ontario trivia, eh.
How much do you really know about Canada? Right now we will consider some really cool Canadian facts, eh.
Lucha Libre is an important part of Mexican culture. A key element to Lucha Libre is the mystique of the Luchador mask.
The following are facts about Adolf Hitler that were revealed in a 1942 secret document complied by the US Office of Strategic Services (OSS).
Here are 12 classic punk rock music videos that help chart the evolutionary development of punk rock.
Many significant moments of music history have been linked with music festivals. We will consider a few of the more important festivals, past and present.
Do you have a speech impediment? There are many types of speech disorders, or speech impediments. Examine six different types of impediments.
The Forever 27 Club is a list filled with legendary musicians who died at the age of 27. This phenomenon has become a part of rock & roll folklore and pop culture in general.
1977 was considered a key year in the formation of punk rock. But what were the origins of punk rock?
During the 2000s, the Iraq war and the Bush Administration became the new targets of choice for the protest movement. Here are the 10 best protest songs of the 2000s.
The Ghost of Tom Joad is Raging Against the Machine. Here is a list of the 10 best protest songs and songs that offered political and social commentary of the 1990s.
In the 1980s socially conscious rap music emerged as a form of urban folk music while the hardcore punk scene provided a voice for disenfranchised youth.
In the 70s soul replaced folk music as the main genre for promoting social awareness. In the UK, punk rock provided a voice for the disenfranchised. Here are the 10 best protest songs of the 1970s.
The 1960s was a decade of social and political activism. Here are the 10 best songs of the '60s protest movement.
On May 4th, 2012 Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys died of cancer, at the age of 47 years old. In memoriam to Adam "MCA" Yauch, here is a list of the 10 best Beastie Boys Songs.
Sometimes in the world of rock & roll, less is more. This article focuses on the 15 best rock-and-roll power duos. The rock-and-roll tag team division is more competitive than many think.
Is Marylin Manson to blame for Columbine? Why does Adele songs make you sob like a baby? These questions and more are answered in this hub.