NYC in the late 1970s and early 80s could best be described using Charles Dickens’ phrase “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” Meryl Meisler’s photographs documented it with compassion and humor. As the city neared bankruptcy, crime rates rose, epidemics of arson and crack made the Big Apple seem […]
Freddie Mercury (1946–1991) was a British singer-songwriter and producer. As the frontman of Queen, Freddie Mercury was one of the most talented and innovative singers of the rock era. We know his most famous photos and videos, which are mostly from concerts, video clips and special shoots. So here’s a collection of 25 photos that […]
Freddie Mercury, the legendary, golden-voiced lead singer of Queen, passed away 25 years ago this month due to complications from AIDS. Before his death, though, he and his bandmates—Brian May, John Deacon, and Roger Taylor—became one of the biggest rock bands in the world. After starting as a prog rock band with fantastical influences, Queen […]
Michael Jackson’s hit song BAD was shot at the Brooklyn Hoyt-Schermerhorn station. The music video shot by master Martin Scorses was released in November 1986 with an 19 minute short film. Bad is MIchael Jackson’s seventh record released on August 31, 1987 in the US by Epic Records and internationally by CBS Records. It was released nearly […]
The heyday of the 1970s disco scene fashion blossomed from the music played at gay underground New York clubs such as the Loft, Tenth Floor, and 12 West in the early 1970s. Other clubs such as Infinity, Flamingo, the Paradise Garage, Le Jardin, and the Saint launched a disco culture that brought with it an […]
1970s album cover art is not something that is familiar to a new generation of listeners raised on iPods and digital music. The following selection of cover art from the 1970s represent some of the greatest musicians of this era. You might also enjoy these wild photos of 1960s Japanese Beatles cover band.