If I had to pick one story in all the history of music to illustrate everything I love and hate about pop, I would choose the one about Veronica Bennett and her one-time partner, Phil Spector.
What's great about Bennett and Spector is the music they made together: "Walking in the Rain," "Why Don't ... More >>
By Chris Gray
It's time to rank the best of what went around and came around again.
As punk and disco exploded, the Piano Man's deeply unhip 1978 breakthrough proved that top-shelf Broadway/Brill Building songwriting could still sell - and, occasionally, ... More >>