Originally from Houston, Texas, Stephanie successfully completed both her BA and MA in English Literature as an international student in London. She is currently a PhD student of Literature and Music at the University of Liverpool, researching the echoes of Romanticism in popular music of the 1960s-1970s. With her passion for music and a background in piano performance, Stephanie enjoys using her capacity as a writer to explore popular music and its reception.
50 Years Ago: Aretha Franklin Gives Rock Soul on ‘Fillmore West’
Live album found Queen of Soul covering some of rock's biggest acts.
10 Years Ago: Stevie Nicks Embraces Fantasy on ‘In Your Dreams’
Singer toed line between reality and make believe on her 2011 LP.
How the Beatles’ ‘Secret’ Sparked George Harrison’s Vocal Success
John Lennon found unlikely inspiration for this doo wop-styled No. 2 smash from Disney's 'Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs.'