Under the Covers: California, as Seen Through Classic Album Art (Photo Essay)

Under the Covers: California, as Seen Through Classic Album Art (Photo Essay)

Does that building look familiar? Or that mountain? California has a lot of rock and roll history, from recording studios to concert sites. But a lot of album covers were shot here, too. Here are ten of our favorites. America – America’s Greatest Hits Crossroads of the World 6671 Sunset Boulevard Hollywood, California Remember America’s Greatest Hits […]

Classic Rolling Stones Tour Landmarks (Photo Essay)

Classic Rolling Stones Tour Landmarks (Photo Essay)

I am standing in a blacktop lot on the grounds of the National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino, California. It’s a clear, warm November day; about 95 degrees. There are agricultural halls on the wide-open property, along with some 1950s-era exhibit buildings. In the pavement, scarred seams trace a large structure that once […]

Sunset Strip-Tease! (A Photo Tour)

It may just be the sexiest mile and a half in America: a curvy, alluring ribbon of road called the Sunset Strip. Since the 1930s, the portion of Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood bordered on the west by Sierra Drive and Havenhurst Drive to the east, has evolved as both the true dream factory and […]