Allison Rapp is a New York City-based music and culture journalist. Her work has appeared in Brooklyn Magazine, City Limits and more. She tweets at @allisonrapp22
50 Years Ago: Robert Plant Befriends a Dove at Led Zeppelin Show
The white-winged bird settled into the Led Zeppelin singer's hand unprompted at a 1973 San Francisco concert.
Billy Joel to End Madison Square Garden Residency in July 2024
Singer-songwriter has been performing at the historic venue once a month since 2014.
Alice in Chains and Pretenders to Join Guns N’ Roses Tour
Carrie Underwood, the Warning and Dirty Honey will also appear as support on the trek.
40 Artists Praise Joni Mitchell: ‘She Saved My Life’
Examining the wide-ranging influence of the legendary Canadian singer-songwriter.
How David Bowie Saved Iggy Pop’s Life
Mid-'70s were not an easy era for the former Stooges frontman, then an old friend arrived.
Hear Joan Jett and the Blackhearts’ New Single, ‘If You’re Blue’
The EP 'Mindsets' will arrive on June 2.
How Led Zeppelin Held on to ‘Over the Hills and Far Away’
It took three years from the time of its writing for the song to finally be released.
Juliana Hatfield Announces Album of ELO Covers
The LP's first song, "Don't Bring Me Down," is available now.
Eric Clapton Leads Jeff Beck Tribute Concerts in London
Rod Stewart, Ronnie Wood and others also performed.
The Song That Helped Stevie Nicks Through Christine McVie’s Death
Fleetwood Mac singer says a Taylor Swift track stuck with her as she grieved.
50 of the Best Joni Mitchell Covers
Her work has been reimagined in dozens of ways, from fellow folk singers to pop powerhouses.
Tom Johnston Leaves Doobie Brothers Tour Due to Back Injury
Singer and guitarist is scheduled to undergo surgery as tour continues without him.
Garth Brooks Once Showered With Steven Tyler
Chance encounter occurred back in 2008 at the last ever Shea Stadium concert.
50 Years Ago: Paul Simon Unexpectedly Records ‘Kodachrome’
He headed to Muscle Shoals in Alabama to record one song but instead found a new sound.
How a Real Dixie Band Inspired Dire Straits’ ‘Sultans of Swing’
Mark Knopfler stepped into a London pub one evening and discovered the subject of a hit song.
Sting Laments the Rise of AI Songwriting
"The building blocks of music belong to us, to human beings," he says.