Bryan Wawzenek is a freelance journalist who writes for Diffuser.fm and Ultimate Classic Rock. He learned more from a three-minute record than he ever learned in school. His mind is racing, as it always will. Don't start him talking, he could talk all night. The sunshine bores the daylights out of him. Don't touch him, he's a real live wire. Most things he worries about never happen anyway. But he's been smiling lately, thinking about the good things to come.
Why Paul Simon’s ‘Songs From the Capeman’ Became Such a Protracted Failure
Paul Simon may have put more effort into 'The Capeman' than any other project in his long career.
Up Where They Belong? How Rockers Transitioned to Adult Contemporary
The phrase “Adult Contemporary” might as well be an epithet to rock fans.
50 Years Ago: ‘Rolling Stone’ Magazine Prints Its First Issue
In 1967, rock ’n’ roll was flourishing, the hippie movement was happening and pop sensations had gone from being perceived as teen heartthrobs to experimental artists.
When Tom Petty Took on the Music Industry on ‘The Last DJ’
When they first heard Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ 'The Last DJ,' fans, critics and even casual listeners largely came away with the impression that Petty was bitter.
35 Years Ago: ‘Jack and Diane’ Hits No. 1, but Does John Mellencamp Even Like the Song?
It was the “little ditty” that became a big hit, and caused some huge headaches for John Mellencamp along the way.
Moon the Loon: Keith Moon’s 25 Craziest Antics
Keith Moon took rock ’n’ roll excess and made it into something approaching performance art.
The Beatles Turn Back the Clock on ‘When I’m Sixty-Four’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pep…
If “When I’m Sixty-Four” sounds so simple a child could have written it, that’s what kind of happened.
Beatles’ Aptly Named ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’ Showcases Ringo Starr: The Story…
Perhaps Ringo Starr's most famous moment with the Beatles, "With a Little Help From My Friends" also recalled the early partnership between John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
50 Years Ago: The Beatles Experience an Amazing Series of Pre-‘Sgt. Pepper’ Highs and Lows…
The Beatles didn’t record or release any music on May 19, 1967, but it became an important (and infamous) day anyway.
That Time Rod Stewart’s Porsche Was Stolen at Gunpoint
Rod Stewart was doing some shopping on Hollywood’s famed Sunset Boulevard when he found himself in a dangerous situation.