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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
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 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.
The 10 Classic Rock Albums Every Fan Must Have
Albums that should be part of your classic rock collection.
November Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of November
Warm Up to These 14 Classic Rock Songs About...
Classic rock songs featuring ice, snow, winter cold themes.
Classic rock songs for Valentine's Day
19 classic rock love songs for Valentine's Day.
Top 10 non-traditional Christmas songs
Top 10 non-traditional Christmas holiday songs by classic rock artists
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.
Essential classic rock Christmas albums
Holiday music classic rock style
Our 10 Favorite Songs From Santana
A list of ten songs that helped make and maintain Santana's long and successful career.
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.
History of the Beatles: Everything You Need to...
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles before they were The Beatles, 1957-1959.
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz Test your Pink Floyd Trivia IQ ..
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.
Top 25 Classic Rock Solo Artists
List of the 25 most important classic rock solo artists
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
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 Band Photo Quiz
Classic Rock Band Photo Quiz Do You Know Them When You See Them? Sorry, but this quiz requires that you
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
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
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
Classic Rock New Release Calendar
Classic rock new releases June 2010
History and music of classic rock band Eagles
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.
About Fleetwood Mac
History of Fleetwood Mac. Classic Rock.
Pink Floyd 101
Hisroty, music, performances, profiles, reviews, discography of Pink Floyd
Woodstock Trivia Quiz - test your knowledge of...
Woodstock Trivia Quiz       Test your Woodstock TQ (Trivia Quotient) ..
Grunge 101
Grunge 101 - history, description and examples of grunge rock.
The Doors Trivia Quiz
The Doors Trivia Quiz    
Top 10 Classic Rock Instrumentals
A list of the top 10 instrumentals by classic rock arists.
Who Organized the First Woodstock Festival?
The people who organized the 1969 Woodstock festival.
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.
Best Songs You Won't Hear on Classic Rock Radio
Best classic rock songs that didn't receive mainstream radio airplay
Ten Best Classic Rock Debut Albums
Ten of the best debut albums by classic rock artists.
Classic Rockers' Favorite Christmas Songs
A look at some of the holiday songs that are most popular with classic rock artists.
The Beatles
Beatles resources including profiles, history, biography, photos, discography, trivia, lyrics, reviews.
45 gift ideas for classic rock fans
Gift ideas for classic rock fans
Top 10 songs about touring
Rock songs about the ups and downs of touring
Top 10 Songs About Paying Taxes
Classic Rcks songs about the evils of money and taxes.
Biographical profile of Australian rock band AC/DC including history, discography, tour schedule, lyrics and guitar chords and tabls.
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.
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.
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.
Woodstock 101
Woodstock 101 - a look at the history, performers and music of the 1969 Woodstock festival.
Why People Collect Records
Guide to collecting vinyl record albums and singles.
Top 5 Guide Picks If You Like The Rolling Stones
If you like the Rolling Stones, you'll like these bands and artists, too.
Biographical profile of rock power trio Cream.
About Classic Rock | Trivia Quiz
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My Five Favorite ZZ Top Albums
Picls for the five best albums by ZZ Top
Van Halen Trivia Quiz
Van Halen Trivia Quiz    
Radio Station Directory
Directory of US radio stations that play classic rock.
Bob Dylan and The Band Together Again!
A complete version of the fabled Basement Tapes by Bob Dylan and The Band has been released in a deluxe 6-Cd set.
Should We Redefine Classic Rock?
Is it time to redefine classic rock, or time to quit wasting time trying to define it?
Top 10 Movie Soundtracks Featuring Classic Rock...
Top 10 movie soundtracks featuring classic rock music.
The Woodstock Diaries
Daily journal of events at the Woodstock festival in 1969
ZZ Top
History and biography of Southern rock band ZZ Top
Halloween Music for Grownups
List of the classic rock songs with the most spooky, scary combination of music and lyrics.
Rolling Stones career milestones
A chronology of imnportant events in the life of The Rolling Stones
Southern Rock 101
History, description and examples of Southern Rock genre
Top 10 Rock Music Myths
Myths and legends about rock music artists.
Remembering Janis Joplin
Biographical profile of singer Janis Joplin.
Top 5 Rod Stewart albums
Picks for the top 5 Rod Stewart studio albums
Pink Floyd Timeline
Pink Floyd timeline - milestones in Pink Floyd history
Classic Rock Bands You Never Knew You Didn't Know
Top classic rock bands you may never have heard of.
Profile of British progressive rock band Genesis, including Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett.
Classic Rock Vinyl
A guide to collecting original classic rock albums and singles
Fast Facts (and arcane trivia) About Pink...
The stories behind the inspiration, production, and release of Pink Floyd album The Wall
Psychedelic Rock 101
History and examples of Psych Rock and artists who performed Psychedelic Rock.
Van Halen
Biographical profile of hard rock band Van Halen, including Alex and Eddie Van Halen, Mike Anthony, Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth.
Comfortably Numb - A History of The Wall
Interview with Vernon Fitch, curator of the Pink Floyd Archives and author of Comfortably Numb - A History of The Wall.
10 hot performances by 10 women who made rock...
Ten of the hottest performances by ten women who made rock history.
Top 10 British Glam Rock Songs of the 70s
List of the top ten British glam rock songs of the 70s.
Your picks for best Vietnam war protest songs
Readers add their picks for the best Vietnam war era protest songs
Whatever Happened to The Runaways?
A look at where former members of the '70s all-female rock band, The Runaways are today.
Biographical profile of rock band Journey
Reader smackdown: Queen vs. The Beatles
What readers say about which band is the bigger success, The Beatles or Queen.
Top 10 Classic Rock Songs About Radio & TV
Top 10 classic rock songs about radio and TV
The Who
Biographical profile of The Who. Classic Rock.
Led Zeppelin
Biographical profile of Led Zeppelin
The Rolling Stones
History, music and reviews of The Rolling Stones
Toto bio
Biography and music of classic rock band, Toto.
The Rolling Stones Discography
Discography of studio and live albums in The Rolling Stones catalog
Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)
Biographical profile of CSNY -- Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
Blues Rock 101
History, description and examples of the classic rock sub-genre Blues Rock.
Look who's 50 already!
Classic rock bands celebrating 50 year anniversary in 2014
Rock riffs remembered
A look at memorable guitar riffs in classic rock songs.
Def Leppard
Biographical profile of classic rock band Def Leppard.
Biographical profile of Queen: Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon
Where To Find Vinyl Records
The best sources for finding collectible vinyl albums and singles. Page 4.
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Biographical profile of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
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.
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.
Black Sabbath
Biographical profile of Black Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward.
Interview: May Pang
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Glam Rock 101
History, description and examples of glam rock.
Classic Rock Holiday Gift Guide
Holiday gifts that recall the lifestyle of the classic rock era
Vinyl Records and Art
The role of album cover art in the hobby of collecting vinyl records. Page 2.
Vinyl vs. CD
A look at advantages, disadvantages and differences between vinyl albums and compact discs. Page 3.
December Birthdays
Classic rock artists who were born in December.
Bio, profile: Yes
History and music of the progressive rock band Yes
History and music of Blondie, including Deborah Harry, Chris Stein, Clem Burke, Jimmy Destri, Paul Carbonara, Leigh Foxx, Kevin Patrick.
The Division Bell
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1994 album, The Division Bell. Page 15.
Rolling Stones
Biographical profile of Rolling Stones
Fleetwood Mac
Photo gallery of Fleetwood Mac including pictures of Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, John McVie, Christine McVie, Peter Green, Jeremy Spencer and Mick Fleetwood.
The Doors
Profile of the rock band, The Doors.
Jimi Hendrix
Biographical profile of Jimi Hendrix
Pete Best
Profile of Pete Best, original drummer for the Beatles, including significant facts, his time with The Beatles, and his solo career afterwards.
"Santana III: Legacy Edition" Two CD Set
The year was 1971, and young Neil Schon had a big decision to make. The 17-year-old guitar prodigy was
Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band
Review of concert by Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band at The Palace of Auburn Hills in Detroit, Michigan on December 28, 2006.
Top Classic Rock Podcasts
Top classic rock podcasts
The Beatles Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz All About The Beatle
Peter Gabriel
Biographical profile of Peter Gabriel, solo artist, formerly of Genesis.
Santana - 'Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar...
Review of the Santana album, Guitar Heaven
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory. Page 3.
Grateful Dead
Biographical profile of Grateful Dead
Top 5 Richie Havens albums
The top five studio albums recorded by Richie Havens
History and music of Aerosmith, the best selling American rock band in history.
Weird Rock Song Titles Quiz
Strange Rock Song Titles   Match the song title to the artist.  
Woodstock 1969
Photo gallery including pictures from the original Woodstock festival in 1969.
Readers write: excerpts from reader reviews of...
Excerpts from some of the concert reviews submitted by About.com Classic Rock readers
Jose, Can You See?
At one time or another, we have all misheard something someone said. It’s called a mondegreen, a real word coined by Sylvia Wright which means the misinterpretation or mishearing of a phrase. It’s normal but can be the cause of great amusement and shameful embarrassment, even in classic rock songs.
Christine McVie profile
Biographical profile and discography of former Fleetwood Mac singer, songwriter, keyboardist Christine McVie.
Syd Barrett
Bio profile of Syd Barrett, founding member of Pink Floyd.
The Zombies
Biographical profile of The Zombies, including Rod Argent and Colin Blunstone.
Review: Pink Floyd - Pulse DVD
Review of Pink Floyd Pulse DVD set.
The Beatles (aka The White Album) Sides 1 & 2
Information about the album The Beatles, also known as The White Album. Page 19.
Everything You Need to Know About Rock Musician...
Life and music of classic rock vocalist Meat Loaf
The Moody Blues
Profile Moody Blues. Classic Rock.
The Legacy of Woodstock
A look at the legacy of the 1969 Woodstock festival and why its 40th anniversary is significant.
Bob Dylan Lyrics Quiz
Bob Dylan Lyrics Quiz Match the Lyric to the Song Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
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.
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.
Classic Rock Laurel Canyon Photo Quiz
Laurel Canyon Photo Quiz How Well Do You Know L.A.'s Famous Rock & Roll Neighborhood? Sorry, but this
Witness to Woodstock
Eyewitness account of just one of the hundreds of thousands of people who became part of history just by attending the Woodstock festival in 1969.
Top 10 Worst "Lost Love" Songs
Love has long been a popular theme in rock music: finding it, wishing you could find it, losing it, never having it, wanting more of it. Lost love has inspired poets, novelists and songwriters through the ages. The theme has also inspired some of the worst rock song lyrics you can imagine.
Profile Canadian power trio Rush
Led Zeppelin discography
Discography, catalog of albums by Led Zeppelin
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.
Phil Collins
Profile Phil Collins Genesis. Classic Rock.
TSO = Taking Silence Out
Review of Trans-Siberian Orchestra concert in Portland, Oregon.
George Harrison
Biographical profile of George Harrison of The Beatles
The Illustrated Bruce Springsteen Discography
Bruce Springsteen discography - studio albums, live albums, extended plays, greatest hits compilations
Buffalo Springfield
History and music of the '60s rock band, Buffalo Springfield
Carlos Santana
History and music of classic rock guitarist Carlos Santana
Eagles discography
Discography, back catalog of the classic rock band, Eagles
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