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Is it possible to listen to too much music each day?

Rami Toubia Stucky, University of Virginia Curious Kids is a series for children of all...

The 1950s queer black performers who inspired Little Richard

Ben Saunders, University of Oregon Since Little Richard died on May 9, he’s been rightly celebrated as one of the most exciting and influential performers...

Inside the Beatles’ messy breakup, 50 years ago

Tim Riley, Emerson College Fifty years ago, when Paul McCartney announced he had left the Beatles, the news dashed the hopes of millions of fans,...

‘The Wall’ cemented Pink Floyd’s fame – but destroyed the band

Mark E. Perry, Oklahoma State University Forty years ago, on Nov. 30, 1979, the English progressive rock band Pink Floyd released its 11th studio album,...

The Beatles’ revolutionary use of recording technology in ‘Abbey Road’

William D. Moylan, University of Massachusetts Lowell With its cheery singles, theatrical medley and iconic cover, The Beatles’ 11th studio album, “Abbey Road,” holds a...

How air guitar became a serious sport

Byrd McDaniel, Brown University Advertised as the “greatest thing you’ve never seen,” the 2019 U.S. Air Guitar Championships will take place this summer. Competitors from...

Freddie Mercury’s family faith: The ancient religion of Zoroastrianism

Vasudha Narayanan, University of Florida In the Freddie Mercury biopic, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” there’s a scene in which a family member scolds Mercury. “So now the family...

The ghost of Roy Orbison goes on tour – and some...

Peter Lehman, Arizona State University In January, the production company Base Hologram announced its forthcoming Roy Orbison hologram tour, “In Dreams,” with the U.S. leg...

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Developing teen brains are vulnerable to anxiety – but treatment can...

Paola Odriozola, Yale University and Dylan Gee, Yale University Adolescence is the life stage when mental illnesses are most likely to emerge, with anxiety disorders...