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Classic Rock: Most Popular Articles

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Who are the 50 Greatest Classic Rock Bands?
List of 50 of the most influential classic rock bands
100 Best Classic Rock Songs
Top 100 Classic Rock Songs
10 Women Who Made Rock Music History
10 women who influenced rock music
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.
Essential Classic Rock Christmas Albums
Holiday music classic rock style
Top 10 non-traditional Christmas songs
Top 10 non-traditional Christmas holiday songs by classic rock artists
The most obscure acts -- and the no-shows -- at...
The most obscure acts -- and the no-shows -- at the 1969 Woodstock festival
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.
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.
December Birthdays
Classic rock artists who were born in December.
Classic rock songs for Valentine's Day
19 classic rock love songs for Valentine's Day.
Warm Up to These 14 Classic Rock Songs About...
Classic rock songs featuring ice, snow, winter cold themes.
45 gift ideas for classic rock fans
Gift ideas for classic rock fans
Our 10 Favorite Songs From Santana
A list of ten songs that helped make and maintain Santana's long and successful career.
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
Classic Rockers' Favorite Christmas Songs
A look at some of the holiday songs that are most popular with classic rock artists.
History of the Beatles: Everything You Need to...
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles before they were The Beatles, 1957-1959.
Classic Rock New Release Calendar
Classic rock new releases June 2010
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.
Tour Schedules
Classic Rock Tour Schedules
Top 25 Classic Rock Solo Artists
List of the 25 most important classic rock solo artists
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz Test your Pink Floyd Trivia IQ ..
History and music of classic rock band Eagles
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
About Fleetwood Mac
History of Fleetwood Mac. Classic Rock.
Pink Floyd 101
Hisroty, music, performances, profiles, reviews, discography of Pink Floyd
Best Songs You Won't Hear on Classic Rock Radio
Best classic rock songs that didn't receive mainstream radio airplay
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.
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
My Five Favorite ZZ Top Albums
Picls for the five best albums by ZZ Top
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
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
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
The Doors Trivia Quiz
The Doors Trivia Quiz    
Biographical profile of rock power trio Cream.
Top 10 Songs About Paying Taxes
Classic Rcks songs about the evils of money and taxes.
Top 10 Classic Rock Instrumentals
A list of the top 10 instrumentals by classic rock arists.
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.
About Classic Rock | Trivia Quiz
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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.
Van Halen Trivia Quiz
Van Halen Trivia Quiz    
The San Francisco Sound: The Essential Bands
These six first generation bands were among the most significant artists to put an authentic stamp on the S.F. sound.
Reader smackdown: Queen vs. The Beatles
What readers say about which band is the bigger success, The Beatles or Queen.
Grunge 101
Grunge 101 - history, description and examples of grunge rock.
The Beatles
Beatles resources including profiles, history, biography, photos, discography, trivia, lyrics, reviews.
Biographical profile of Australian rock band AC/DC including history, discography, tour schedule, lyrics and guitar chords and tabls.
Woodstock 101
Woodstock 101 - a look at the history, performers and music of the 1969 Woodstock festival.
Top 10 British Glam Rock Songs of the 70s
List of the top ten British glam rock songs of the 70s.
Why People Collect Records
Guide to collecting vinyl record albums and singles.
Top 10 songs about touring
Rock songs about the ups and downs of touring
Who Organized the First Woodstock Festival?
The people who organized the 1969 Woodstock festival.
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.
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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ZZ Top
History and biography of Southern rock band ZZ Top
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.
Top 5 Rod Stewart albums
Picks for the top 5 Rod Stewart studio albums
Halloween Music for Grownups
List of the classic rock songs with the most spooky, scary combination of music and lyrics.
Led Zeppelin
Biographical profile of Led Zeppelin
Classic Rock Protest Songs
Social unrest during the 1960s and 70's found significant expression in popular music.
The Seminal British Bands That Influenced Page...
The Yardbirds, Jeff Beck Band and Small Faces greatly influenced Led Zeppelin.
10 hot performances by 10 women who made rock...
Ten of the hottest performances by ten women who made rock history.
Rolling Stones career milestones
A chronology of imnportant events in the life of The Rolling Stones
Classic Rock Holiday Gift Guide
Holiday gifts that recall the lifestyle of the classic rock era
Top 10 Movie Soundtracks Featuring Classic Rock...
Top 10 movie soundtracks featuring classic rock music.
Biographical profile of Queen: Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz
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Top 10 Classic Rock Songs About Radio & TV
Top 10 classic rock songs about radio and TV
The Woodstock Diaries
Daily journal of events at the Woodstock festival in 1969
Toto discography
Discography, catalog of albums by the classic rock band Toto.
Rock riffs remembered
A look at memorable guitar riffs in classic rock songs.
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.
Biographical profile of rock band Journey
Radio Station Directory
Directory of US radio stations that play classic rock.
Classic Rock Vinyl
A guide to collecting original classic rock albums and singles
Pink Floyd Timeline
Pink Floyd timeline - milestones in Pink Floyd history
The Moody Blues
Profile Moody Blues. Classic Rock.
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.
Vinyl Records and Art
The role of album cover art in the hobby of collecting vinyl records. Page 2.
Top 9 Rock Music Myths
Have you fallen for these myths and legends about rock music artists?
Where To Find Vinyl Records
The best sources for finding collectible vinyl albums and singles. Page 4.
Van Halen
Biographical profile of hard rock band Van Halen, including Alex and Eddie Van Halen, Mike Anthony, Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth.
Southern Rock 101
History, description and examples of Southern Rock genre
Everything You Need to Know About Rock Musician...
Life and music of classic rock vocalist Meat Loaf
Ten Best Classic Rock Debut Albums
Ten of the best debut albums by classic rock artists.
Bobby Keys: Ten Classic Performances
Saxophonist Bobby Keys was an important classic rock sideman.
Look who's 50 already!
Classic rock bands celebrating 50 year anniversary in 2014
Vinyl vs. CD
A look at advantages, disadvantages and differences between vinyl albums and compact discs. Page 3.
Blues Rock 101
History, description and examples of the classic rock sub-genre Blues Rock.
Jefferson Airplane / Starship
Profile of psychedelic rock pioneers Jefferson Airplane/Starship.
Black Sabbath
Biographical profile of Black Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward.
The Who Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz   All About The Who  
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1975 studio album, Wish You Were Here. Page 9.
The Rolling Stones
History, music and reviews of The Rolling Stones
The Beatles Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz All About The Beatle
Syd Barrett
Bio profile of Syd Barrett, founding member of Pink Floyd.
Pete Best
Profile of Pete Best, original drummer for the Beatles, including significant facts, his time with The Beatles, and his solo career afterwards.
Glam Rock 101
History, description and examples of glam rock.
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.
Top 5 Must-Have Classic Rock DVDs
Five recent classic rock DVDs that are worth watching
Your picks for best Vietnam war protest songs
Readers add their picks for the best Vietnam war era protest songs
Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)
Biographical profile of CSNY -- Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
Jimi Hendrix
Biographical profile of Jimi Hendrix
Profile of British progressive rock band Genesis, including Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett.
Trans-Siberian Transudation
Review of Trans Siberian Orchestra concert at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon in December, 2006.
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.
Goth Rock 101
History, definition and examples of Goth Rock.
What's Wrong With the Rock Hall?
A look at how the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame works, and why a lot of rock fans question who does and doesn't get in.
The Who
Biographical profile of The Who. Classic Rock.
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.
TSO = Taking Silence Out
Review of Trans-Siberian Orchestra concert in Portland, Oregon.
Photo Gallery: Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin Photo Gallery. Classic Rock.
The Rolling Stones Discography
Discography of studio and live albums in The Rolling Stones catalog
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1977 studio album, Animals. Page 10.
Album Art By Fine Artists
Fine artists have created rock album art since the late 1960s.
Def Leppard
Biographical profile of classic rock band Def Leppard.
Classic Rock Bands You Never Knew You Didn't Know
Top classic rock bands you may never have heard of.
Yesterday and Today
Information about the Beatles album Yesterday and Today. Page 15.
Top 5 Richie Havens albums
The top five studio albums recorded by Richie Havens
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.
Weird Rock Song Titles Quiz
Strange Rock Song Titles   Match the song title to the artist.  
Whatever Happened to The Runaways?
A look at where former members of the '70s all-female rock band, The Runaways are today.
Toto bio
Biography and music of classic rock band, Toto.
Glam Metal 101
History, description and examples of glam metal rock.
January Birthdays
List of classic rock artists born in January
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.
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory. Page 3.
"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
Remembering Janis Joplin
Biographical profile of singer Janis Joplin.
Profile Canadian power trio Rush
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.
Paul McCartney
Biographical profile of Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
Peter Gabriel
Biographical profile of Peter Gabriel, solo artist, formerly of Genesis.
Bio, profile: Yes
History and music of the progressive rock band Yes
Hey Jude
Information about the Beatles album Hey Jude. Page 23.
Classic rock catalog: Humble Pie discography
The music of Humble Pie - discography of studio and live albums released from 1969-2002.
1974-75 Lineup
Photo gallery of rock band The Eagles including pictures of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder.
CD Review: David Gilmour - On An Island
CD Review: David Gilmour - On An Island
Bob Dylan Lyrics Quiz
Bob Dylan Lyrics Quiz Match the Lyric to the Song Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
Grand Funk Railroad
Grand Funk Railroad (also known as Grand Funk or GFR) ascended to dominance of the American rock scene
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.
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Biographical profile of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Beatles '65
Information about the Beatles album Beatles 65. Page 10.
History and music of Aerosmith, the best selling American rock band in history.
Favorite ZZ Top singles and album tracks
Favorite singles (album tracks) by ZZ Top
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.
Eagles discography
Discography, back catalog of the classic rock band, Eagles
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