Following the release of her 2021 record "Star-Crossed," Kacey Musgraves joins The Current's Jill Riley in conversation about pulling from multiple genres in her sound, the nonlinear stages of grief that followed her divorce and how they came through on the record, and her upcoming appearance on Sesame Street.
Simon & Garfunkel hosted their first TV special; Sly and the Family Stone were at No. 1 with 'Family Affair'; a block in NYC was renamed Joey Ramone Place; and Billy Idol was born, Today in Music History.
Tiny Tim died on stage in Minneapolis; Oasis singer Liam Gallagher was thought to be missing; John and Yoko's double album was released; and George Harrison passed away, Today in Music History.
NPR Music critic Ann Powers reviews a new docuseries called "The Beatles: Get Back". It centers around hours of unseen footage of Paul McCartney, John Lennon, George Harrison and Ringo Starr.