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.
Paul McCartney Disguises the Beatles as ‘Lonely Hearts Club Band’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song
By 1966, the four Beatles had more than their fill of Beatlemania.
Paul McCartney Waxes Nostalgic on ‘Penny Lane’: The Story Behind Every ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Song
It wasn’t just a street, but a suburban neighborhood in Liverpool where John Lennon and Paul McCartney lived in their youngest years.
The Day Paul McCartney Met Linda Eastman
She was in the U.K. on an assignment to shoot photos for a book titled 'Rock and Other Four-Letter Words.'
35 Years Ago: Thomas Dolby (Eventually) Breaks Through With “The Golden Age of Wireless’
There are, in fact, no less than six versions of Thomas Dolby's The Golden Age of Wireless.
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.
When Billy Joel Injured Both Hands in a Motorcycle Accident
He was riding a 1978 Harley-Davidson in Huntington, Long Island, when a car ran a red light.
Revisiting John Mellencamp’s Only No. 1 Album, ‘American Fool’
By the time John Mellencamp had the No. 1 song and the No. 1 album in the country, it had been a long road to get there.
U2 Honors the ‘Mothers of the Disappeared’: The Songs Behind Every ‘Joshua Tree’ Song
After hearing the plight of the Mothers of the Disappeared (those who lost children to brutal regimes), Bono began to write the final song on 'The Joshua Tree.'
Rock Stars Who Have Been Knighted
Only a select few musicians have been named a Knight of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II – and then there was the one who turned her down.
U2 Plays the Blues on ‘Trip Through Your Wires’: The Story Behind Every ‘ Joshua Tree’ Song
The first 'Joshua Tree' song to be played live, "Trip Through Your Wires" took its cues from American blues music.