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Who are the 50 Greatest Classic Rock Bands?
List of 50 of the most influential classic rock bands
10 Women Who Made Rock Music History
10 women who influenced rock music
100 Best Classic Rock Songs
Top 100 Classic Rock Songs
The Top 10 Classic Rock Love Songs
Classic rock wasn't entirely about sex, drugs, and head banging. Here are some of the genre's most memorable love songs.
14 of the Best Protest Songs of the '60s and '70s
The Vietnam war was a dominant musical theme in the '60s and '70s. Many of the anti-war protest songs that emerged from that period remain current 21st century protests.
The 10 Classic Rock Albums Every Fan Must Have
Albums that should be part of your classic rock collection.
September Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of September.
Classic rock songs for Valentine's Day
19 classic rock love songs for Valentine's Day.
Our 10 Favorite Songs From Santana
A list of ten songs that helped make and maintain Santana's long and successful career.
Top 5 Guide Picks If You Like The Rolling Stones
If you like the Rolling Stones, you'll like these bands and artists, too.
Top 25 Classic Rock Solo Artists
List of the 25 most important classic rock solo artists
Eagles
History and music of classic rock band Eagles
What you need to know about Jack Bruce
Esoteric Antenna/Cherry Red Records For some, Jack Bruce is one of the central figures in a classic rock band whose lifespan was tiny in proportion to the
Classic rock 101
Definition and description of classic rock, its radio format origin, and how to test a song or album to determine if it is classic rock.
History of the Beatles: Everything You Need to...
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles before they were The Beatles, 1957-1959.
Halloween for Grownups
List of the classic rock songs with the most spooky, scary combination of music and lyrics.
Classic Rock New Release Calendar
Classic rock new releases June 2010
The musical evolution of Fleetwood Mac
Fleetwood Mac in 1973 - photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images If you could put the 1968 version of Fleetwood Mac side-by-side with today's version, you
June tunes - top classic rock releases
Gosh, it seems like a long time since Chrissie Hynde (The Pretenders) released a solo album, doesn't it? It should. She never has. Her first one will be
Review: Brian May/Kerry Ellis - 'The Candleligh...
Kerry Ellis and Brian May perform in London in 2013 (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images Since the '70s when rock morphed out of pop and into a genre unto
May music menu
You know, even though I spend a good deal of time listening to, researching and writing about classic rock, I still get a kick from coming across artists
About Fleetwood Mac
History of Fleetwood Mac. Classic Rock.
Tour Schedules
Classic Rock Tour Schedules
13 Best Woodstock Performances Captured on Film
More than 200 songs were performed over the course of the Woodstock festival in 1969. Even after 45 years, many of them have stood the test of time.
The Beatles
Beatles resources including profiles, history, biography, photos, discography, trivia, lyrics, reviews.
Where Are They Now? The Original Woodstock...
Where are they now? A look at what became of the performers at the original Woodstock festival in August 1969.
The Woodstock Diaries
Daily journal of events at the Woodstock festival in 1969
Pink Floyd 101
Hisroty, music, performances, profiles, reviews, discography of Pink Floyd
The Doors Trivia Quiz
The Doors Trivia Quiz    
Warm Up to These 14 Classic Rock Songs About...
Classic rock songs featuring ice, snow, winter cold themes.
Best Songs You Won't Hear on Classic Rock Radio
Best classic rock songs that didn't receive mainstream radio airplay
Top new releases and reissues in September
New releases and reissues from classic rock artists in September 2013
Best classic rock workout songs
Nothing gets your body moving and your heart pumping like classic rock. These tracks are for your exercise workout playlist.
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz Test your Pink Floyd Trivia IQ ..
Vinyl Guides and Grading
How to grade the quality of your vinyl records, and where to find out how much they're worth. Page 5.
My Five Favorite ZZ Top Albums
Picls for the five best albums by ZZ Top
Top 10 Classic Rock Instrumentals
A list of the top 10 instrumentals by classic rock arists.
Marmalade
Biographical profile and discography of Scottish rock band Marmalade.
Top 10 Movie Soundtracks Featuring Classic Rock...
Top 10 movie soundtracks featuring classic rock music.
Top 10 Songs About Paying Taxes
Classic Rcks songs about the evils of money and taxes.
Classic Rock Band Photo Quiz
Classic Rock Band Photo Quiz Do You Know Them When You See Them? Sorry, but this quiz requires that you
Songs for the open road
Summer. Best time of year to take to the open road and go wherever it takes you. Of course, you can't take off driving without a playlist of the best songs for summer road trips.
Interview: May Pang
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Top 10 songs about touring
Rock songs about the ups and downs of touring
Mark Knopfler discography
Solo album catalog discography of Mark Knopfler, co-founder of Dire Straits.
Top 10 Rock Music Myths
Myths and legends about rock music artists.
Journey
Biographical profile of rock band Journey
Grunge 101
Grunge 101 - history, description and examples of grunge rock.
AC/DC
Biographical profile of Australian rock band AC/DC including history, discography, tour schedule, lyrics and guitar chords and tabls.
Cream
Biographical profile of rock power trio Cream.
Pink Floyd
Biographical profile of Pink Floyd including photos, pictures, interviews, lyrics, discography, guitar chords & tabs, and news about the band, including Roger Waters, David Gilmour, Syd Barrett, Nick Mason, Rick Wright.
Woodstock 101
Woodstock 101 - a look at the history, performers and music of the 1969 Woodstock festival.
Rolling Stones career milestones
A chronology of imnportant events in the life of The Rolling Stones
Van Halen
Biographical profile of hard rock band Van Halen, including Alex and Eddie Van Halen, Mike Anthony, Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth.
Top 10 Classic Rock Songs About Radio & TV
Top 10 classic rock songs about radio and TV
Why People Collect Records
Guide to collecting vinyl record albums and singles.
Peppy Castro: just beginning after 50 years
Interview with Peppy Castro, founding member of Blues Magoos, Balance, and Barnaby Bye
Boston
At a time when disco and punk were starting to emerge as influences, Boston’s traditional rock sound was embraced by radio stations and record buyers.
The musical evolution of Genesis
The evolution of Genesis from a boy band performing religious songs to one of the most successful rock bands in the world is chronicled in their catalog of album releases from 1969 to 2007.
Whatever Happened to The Runaways?
A look at where former members of the '70s all-female rock band, The Runaways are today.
ZZ Top
History and biography of Southern rock band ZZ Top
October Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of October
10 hot performances by 10 women who made rock...
Ten of the hottest performances by ten women who made rock history.
Southern Rock 101
History, description and examples of Southern Rock genre
Who Organized the First Woodstock Festival?
The people who organized the 1969 Woodstock festival.
Classic Rock Vinyl
A guide to collecting original classic rock albums and singles
About Classic Rock | Trivia Quiz
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Look who's 50 already!
Classic rock bands celebrating 50 year anniversary in 2014
Top 5 Rod Stewart albums
Picks for the top 5 Rod Stewart studio albums
Rock riffs remembered
A look at memorable guitar riffs in classic rock songs.
1977-82 Lineup
Photo gallery of rock band The Eagles including pictures of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder. Page 4.
Ten Best Classic Rock Debut Albums
Ten of the best debut albums by classic rock artists.
Black Sabbath
Biographical profile of Black Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward.
Led Zeppelin
Biographical profile of Led Zeppelin
Radio Station Directory
Directory of US radio stations that play classic rock.
The Who
Biographical profile of The Who. Classic Rock.
Glenn Frey
Photo gallery of rock band The Eagles including pictures of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder. Page 7.
Top 10 non-traditional Christmas songs
Top 10 non-traditional Christmas holiday songs by classic rock artists
The Rolling Stones Discography
Discography of studio and live albums in The Rolling Stones catalog
Paul McCartney
Biographical profile of Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
Queen
Biographical profile of Queen: Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon
Add to your beach/camping/cruise/staycation...
June releases from classic rock artists that are well suited for your beach playlist.
Van Halen Still Has It
Van Halen concert as an exercise in good parenting and stupid guy things.
Woodstock Trivia Quiz - test your knowledge of...
Woodstock Trivia Quiz       Test your Woodstock TQ (Trivia Quotient) ..
The Rolling Stones
History, music and reviews of The Rolling Stones
Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)
Biographical profile of CSNY -- Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
Classic rock catalog: Humble Pie discography
The music of Humble Pie - discography of studio and live albums released from 1969-2002.
Artimus Pyle
Interview with Artimus Pyle about his CD, Artimus Venomus and his rocky relationship with Lynyrd Skynyrd since he left the band in 1991.
Def Leppard
Biographical profile of classic rock band Def Leppard.
Progressive Rock 101
History, description and examples of Progressive Rock.
Sex Pistols
Biographical profile of Sex Pistols including Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious, Steve Jones and Paul Cook.
Top 10 British Glam Rock Songs of the 70s
List of the top ten British glam rock songs of the 70s.
Classic rock catalog: Boston discography
Discography, back catalog of rock band Boston
Paul McCartney and Wings - 'Rockshow'
Review of Paul McCartney and Wings - 'Roadshow' live concert film from 1976
They made the San Franciso Sound
A look at San Francisco bands who didn't gain lasting fame, but who nonetheless were part of the formation and development of the San Francisco Sound in 60s rock music.
Going retro with hot summer music in July
New releases, reissues, box sets and special collections from classic rock artists in July 2013
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Biographical profile of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Classic Rock 2014 Music Festival Guide
Since the dawn of the classic rock era in the mid '60s, the music and the lure of wide open spaces has been an audience magnet for outdoor music festivals in the warm weather months. It's a tribute to both their talent and their longevity that a fair number of bands and artists who played legendary '60s and '70s festivals can still be found playing at music festivals in the '10s.
Toto bio
Biography and music of classic rock band, Toto.
Psychedelic Rock 101
History and examples of Psych Rock and artists who performed Psychedelic Rock.
Photo Gallery: Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin Photo Gallery. Classic Rock.
Fast Facts (and arcane trivia) About Pink...
The stories behind the inspiration, production, and release of Pink Floyd album The Wall
Jefferson Airplane / Starship
Profile of psychedelic rock pioneers Jefferson Airplane/Starship.
Janis Joplin
Biographical profile of singer Janis Joplin.
The Beatles Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz All About The Beatle
Where To Find Vinyl Records
The best sources for finding collectible vinyl albums and singles. Page 4.
45 gift ideas for classic rock fans
Gift ideas for classic rock fans
Don Henley
Photo gallery of rock band The Eagles including pictures of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder. Page 8.
Joe Walsh
Photo gallery of rock band The Eagles including pictures of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder. Page 10.
Everything You Need to Know about Rock Musician...
Life and music of classic rock vocalist Meat Loaf
The Doors
Profile of the rock band, The Doors.
Blues Rock 101
History, description and examples of the classic rock sub-genre Blues Rock.
Timothy B. Schmit
Photo gallery of rock band The Eagles including pictures of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder. Page 9.
Top 10 Rush Albums
Top 10 albums (six studio releases, three live) by prog rockers Rush
Goth Rock 101
History, definition and examples of Goth Rock.
Blackmore's Night - 'Dancer and the Moon'
Review of Blackmore's Night studio album 'Dancer and the Moon'
Great classic rock guitar licks
Part two in a series of lists of some of the most memorable classic rock guitar riffs.
Weird Rock Song Titles Quiz
Strange Rock Song Titles   Match the song title to the artist.  
Reader smackdown: Queen vs. The Beatles
What readers say about which band is the bigger success, The Beatles or Queen.
Genesis
Profile of British progressive rock band Genesis, including Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett.
Essential classic rock Christmas albums
Holiday music classic rock style
Classic rock catalog: Blues Magoos
Discography of pioneer psychedelic rock band Blues Magoos, a back catalog of five albums released between 1966 and 1970.
Vinyl Records and Art
The role of album cover art in the hobby of collecting vinyl records. Page 2.
1974-75 Lineup
Photo gallery of rock band The Eagles including pictures of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder.
Rolling Stones
Biographical profile of Rolling Stones
The Moody Blues
Profile Moody Blues. Classic Rock.
Grand Funk Railroad
Grand Funk Railroad (also known as Grand Funk or GFR) ascended to dominance of the American rock scene
Revolver
Information about the Beatles album Revolver. Page 16.
Animals
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1977 studio album, Animals. Page 10.
August Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of August
Frank Zappa - 'A Token Of His Extreme'
Review of Frank Zappa's 'A Token of His Extreme' live performances video on DVD.
If You Like Chicago ...
If you like the rock band Chicago, you may want to check out these other bands that fuse horns with traditional rock instruments.
Coming in May 2013
New releases and catalog reissues from classic rock artists in May 2013.
August - classic rock collector's month
August is going to be a great month for classic rock collectors, with a selection of reissues and special editions from classic rock artists.
JJ Cale: 1938-2013
After knocking around the music business for 10 years or so, recording six unsuccessful singles and making a living as a studio engineer, JJ Cale had just
Christine McVie profile
Biographical profile and discography of former Fleetwood Mac singer, songwriter, keyboardist Christine McVie.
Play on, you crazy piper
Background and trivia about Pink Floyd's debut album, 'The Piper at the Gates of Dawn'
Classic Rock Bands You Never Knew You Didn't Know
Top classic rock bands you may never have heard of.
Profile: JJ Cale
Biographical profile of singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist JJ Cale.
John Lennon
Biographical profile of John Lennon of The Beatles
Blondie
History and music of Blondie, including Deborah Harry, Chris Stein, Clem Burke, Jimmy Destri, Paul Carbonara, Leigh Foxx, Kevin Patrick.
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1975 studio album, Wish You Were Here. Page 9.
Blue Oyster Cult
Biographical profile of Blue Oyster Cult, or BOC
Rockabilly 101
It's true that there is nothing new in rock, only creative amalgamations of what has gone before. This may be the case in the 2000's, with the reworking of New Wave and Garage Rock, but it was also true 50 years ago with the birth of rock and roll. Add frenetic hillbilly to boogie woogie piano, soul shouters and the electrified guitar, and rockabilly was the natural result.
Who's in the Hall in 2014
Profiles of nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014
Meet The Beatles!
Information about the Beatles album Meet The Beatles. Page 4.
That Hendrix magic still powerful posthumously
Review of Jimi Hendrix's ninth posthumous studio album release, 'People Hell and Angels'
Band of Change
Photos of progressive rock band Yes, including pictures of Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Tony Kaye and Bill Bruford.
My favorite classic rock collaborations in 2013
Favorite 2013 albums featuring collaborations with classic rock artists.

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