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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
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.
July Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of July
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.
Eagles
History and music of classic rock band Eagles
Ten Best Classic Rock Debut Albums
Ten of the best debut albums by classic rock artists.
Classic rock songs for Valentine's Day
19 classic rock love songs for Valentine's Day.
The 10 Classic Rock Albums Every Fan Must Have
Albums that should be part of your classic rock collection.
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.
Tour Schedules
Classic Rock Tour Schedules
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
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.
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.
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
My Five Favorite ZZ Top Albums
Picls for the five best albums by ZZ Top
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.
Cream
Biographical profile of rock power trio Cream.
CD Review - "Garcia Plays Dylan"
CD Review - Garcia Plays Dylan. Classic Rock.
Led Zeppelin
Biographical profile of Led Zeppelin
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.
History of the Beatles: Everything You Need to...
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles before they were The Beatles, 1957-1959.
The Woodstock Diaries
Daily journal of events at the Woodstock festival in 1969
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz Test your Pink Floyd Trivia IQ ..
The Doors Trivia Quiz
The Doors Trivia Quiz    
Top 25 Classic Rock Solo Artists
List of the 25 most important classic rock solo artists
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.
Woodstock Trivia Quiz - test your knowledge of...
Woodstock Trivia Quiz       Test your Woodstock TQ (Trivia Quotient) ..
The Who
Biographical profile of The Who. Classic Rock.
Classic Rock Vinyl
A guide to collecting original classic rock albums and singles
10 Summer Music Festivals Featuring Classic...
Guide to summer outdoor music festivals with emphasis on those featuring classic rock artists
John Lennon
Biographical profile of John Lennon of The Beatles
Donovan
Profile and bio of Donovan Leitch.
Best Songs You Won't Hear on Classic Rock Radio
Best classic rock songs that didn't receive mainstream radio airplay
AC/DC
Biographical profile of Australian rock band AC/DC including history, discography, tour schedule, lyrics and guitar chords and tabls.
Top 10 songs about touring
Rock songs about the ups and downs of touring
Joe Cocker
Biography and music of blues rocker Joe Cocker
About Fleetwood Mac
History of Fleetwood Mac. Classic Rock.
The Beatles
Beatles resources including profiles, history, biography, photos, discography, trivia, lyrics, reviews.
Van Halen
Biographical profile of hard rock band Van Halen, including Alex and Eddie Van Halen, Mike Anthony, Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth.
Journey
Biographical profile of rock band Journey
Top 10 Movie Soundtracks Featuring Classic Rock...
Top 10 movie soundtracks featuring classic rock music.
James Taylor MusiCares Tribute DVD
Review of A MusiCares Person of the Year Tribute Honoring James Taylor DVD including performances by Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, David Crosby, Sting, Bruce Springsteen and James Taylor.
Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)
Biographical profile of CSNY -- Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
Top 10 Rock Music Myths
Myths and legends about rock music artists.
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.
Halloween for Grownups
List of the classic rock songs with the most spooky, scary combination of music and lyrics.
The Doors
Profile of the rock band, The Doors.
Why People Collect Records
Guide to collecting vinyl record albums and singles.
Southern Rock 101
History, description and examples of Southern Rock genre
Yes
Photos of progressive rock band Yes, including pictures of Jon Anderson, Chris Squire, Tony Kaye and Bill Bruford.
ZZ Top
History and biography of Southern rock band ZZ Top
Top 10 Classic Rock Instrumentals
A list of the top 10 instrumentals by classic rock arists.
Peter and the Doobies
Review of concerts by Peter Frampton and the Doobie Brothers at DTE Music Theater in Detroit (Clarkston) on June 14, 2007.
Songs in the key of summer
The sun, the beach, convertibles with their tops down, lazy days and crazy nights. Spring and summer have been depicted, dissected, wished for, worshiped, and honored as much as any musical subject (with the possible exceptions of sex and drugs).
Warm Up to These 14 Classic Rock Songs About...
Classic rock songs featuring ice, snow, winter cold themes.
My favorite classic rock collaborations in 2013
Favorite 2013 albums featuring collaborations with classic rock artists.
Top 10 Songs About Paying Taxes
Classic Rcks songs about the evils of money and taxes.
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.
Radio Station Directory
Directory of US radio stations that play classic rock.
Pink Floyd 101
Hisroty, music, performances, profiles, reviews, discography of Pink Floyd
Top 10 Classic Rock Songs About Radio & TV
Top 10 classic rock songs about radio and TV
Woodstock 101
Woodstock 101 - a look at the history, performers and music of the 1969 Woodstock festival.
Rod Stewart - Still the Same - CD Review
Review of the Rod Stewart album Still the Same ... Great Rock Clasics of Our Time
About Classic Rock | Trivia Quiz
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Lynyrd Skynyrd
Biographical profile of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
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.
Def Leppard
Biographical profile of classic rock band Def Leppard.
Discography of The Doors
The Doors catalog - discography of studio and live albums by The Doors
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz
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Look who's 50 already!
Classic rock bands celebrating 50 year anniversary in 2014
The Kinks
Photos of The Kinks in the 1960s and 1970s.
Foreigner In Concert
Review of the concert by Foreigner on June 8, 2007 at DTE Energy Music Theater in Clarkston, Michigan.
Beatles '65
Information about the Beatles album Beatles 65. Page 10.
10 hot performances by 10 women who made rock...
Ten of the hottest performances by ten women who made rock history.
Vinyl Records and Art
The role of album cover art in the hobby of collecting vinyl records. Page 2.
Who Organized the First Woodstock Festival?
The people who organized the 1969 Woodstock festival.
Top 5 Rod Stewart albums
Picks for the top 5 Rod Stewart studio albums
August Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of August
Classic rock new releases December 2013
New releases and box sets from classic rock artists in December 2013
Reader smackdown: Queen vs. The Beatles
What readers say about which band is the bigger success, The Beatles or Queen.
The Division Bell
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1994 album, The Division Bell. Page 15.
Genesis
Profile of British progressive rock band Genesis, including Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett.
Rock riffs remembered
A look at memorable guitar riffs in classic rock songs.
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.
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.
Van Halen Trivia Quiz
Van Halen Trivia Quiz    
Sex Pistols
Biographical profile of Sex Pistols including Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious, Steve Jones and Paul Cook.
Black Sabbath
Biographical profile of Black Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward.
Carlos Santana
History and music of classic rock guitarist Carlos Santana
Grand Funk Railroad
Grand Funk Railroad (also known as Grand Funk or GFR) ascended to dominance of the American rock scene
Styx CD Review
Review of One With Everything CD by Styx and The Contemporary Youth Orchestra.
1974-75 Lineup
Photo gallery of rock band The Eagles including pictures of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder.
Whatever Happened to The Runaways?
A look at where former members of the '70s all-female rock band, The Runaways are today.
Queen
Biographical profile of Queen: Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon
Rolling Stones career milestones
A chronology of imnportant events in the life of The Rolling Stones
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.
Classic rock catalog: Humble Pie discography
The music of Humble Pie - discography of studio and live albums released from 1969-2002.
Where To Find Vinyl Records
The best sources for finding collectible vinyl albums and singles. Page 4.
Blue Oyster Cult
Biographical profile of Blue Oyster Cult, or BOC
Sounds of July
The sounds of July -- fireworks, crickets and frogs, boat motors, kids playing, bats hitting balls, and new music from Tom Petty, Yes, Eric Clapton, CSNY, Judas Priest, and Ted Nugent.
The Rolling Stones Discography
Discography of studio and live albums in The Rolling Stones catalog
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.
Blues Rock 101
History, description and examples of the classic rock sub-genre Blues Rock.
Classic Rock Bands You Never Knew You Didn't Know
Top classic rock bands you may never have heard of.
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
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory. Page 3.
Interview: May Pang
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Psychedelic Rock 101
History and examples of Psych Rock and artists who performed Psychedelic Rock.
September Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of September.
Ringo Starr
Biographical profile of Ringo Starr including his work as the drummer for the Beatles and as a solo artist.
The Rolling Stones
History, music and reviews of The Rolling Stones
Goth Rock 101
History, definition and examples of Goth Rock.
Live Gig Review: Styx
Review of Styx concert July 30, 2010 at Deschutes County Fair in Redmond, Oregon.
Pink Floyd Timeline
Pink Floyd timeline - milestones in Pink Floyd history
Top 10 British Glam Rock Songs of the 70s
List of the top ten British glam rock songs of the 70s.
Toto bio
Biography and music of classic rock band, Toto.
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.
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.
A Momentary Lapse of Reason
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1987 studio album, A Momentary Lapse of Reason. Page 13.
Jefferson Airplane / Starship
Profile of psychedelic rock pioneers Jefferson Airplane/Starship.
Janis Joplin
Biographical profile of singer Janis Joplin.
Your picks for best Vietnam war protest songs
Readers add their picks for the best Vietnam war era protest songs
Grateful Dead
Biographical profile of Grateful Dead
Christine McVie profile
Biographical profile and discography of former Fleetwood Mac singer, songwriter, keyboardist Christine McVie.
Vinyl vs. CD
A look at advantages, disadvantages and differences between vinyl albums and compact discs. Page 3.
Photo Gallery: Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin Photo Gallery. Classic Rock.
Poll: Protest Songs
Protest Songs - Should Music and Politics Mix? Vote For Your Choice  
Favorite ZZ Top singles and album tracks
Favorite singles (album tracks) by ZZ Top
Scary Stories of Classic Rock
Spooky stories, fit for Halloween, from the world of classic rock.
Fast Facts (and arcane trivia) About Pink...
The stories behind the inspiration, production, and release of Pink Floyd album The Wall
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.
Bio, profile: Yes
History and music of the progressive rock band Yes
Play on, you crazy piper
Background and trivia about Pink Floyd's debut album, 'The Piper at the Gates of Dawn'
The Byrds
Biographical profile of The Byrds.
Musical Dads of Musical Kids
A look at classic rock artists who have passed musical talent on to their children.
45th anniversary albums
Classic rock albums released in February 1969, celebrating 45th anniversaries
Who's in the Hall in 2014
Profiles of nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014
Grunge 101
Grunge 101 - history, description and examples of grunge rock.
Pink Floyd - The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Review of the 40th anniversary edition of Pink Floyd's debut album, Piper at the Gates.
Meat Loaf
Life and music of classic rock vocalist Meat Loaf
Classic Rock New Releases
New CD, MP3 and vinyl releases from classic rock artists in February 2011
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.
Animals
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1977 studio album, Animals. Page 10.
Top 5 Sources For Lyrics, Chords, and Tabs
Sources For Classic Rock Lyrics, Chords, and Tabs
Mark Knopfler discography
Solo album catalog discography of Mark Knopfler, co-founder of Dire Straits.
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