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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
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.
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.
November Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of November
100 Best Classic Rock Songs
Top 100 Classic Rock Songs
Classic Rock Tour Schedules
Classic Rock Tour Schedules
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.
Essential Classic Rock Christmas Albums
Holiday music classic rock style
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.
The 10 Classic Rock Albums Every Fan Must Have
Albums that should be part of your classic rock collection.
45 gift ideas for classic rock fans
Gift ideas for classic rock fans
History and music of classic rock band Eagles
Top 10 Non-Traditional Classic Rock Christmas...
Top 10 non-traditional Christmas holiday songs by classic rock artists
Top 10 Classic Rock Songs About Radio & TV
Top 10 classic rock songs about radio and TV
John Lennon Biography
Biographical profile of John Lennon of The Beatles
June tunes
New releases and reissues from classic rock artists in June 2014.
They will rock you
How a revered classic rock guitarist (Brian May) and a musical theater diva (Kerry Ellis) found themselves in a recording studio and on tour together.
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 Doors Trivia Quiz
The Doors Trivia Quiz    
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz
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Interview: May Pang
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December Birthdays
Classic rock artists who were born in December.
Biographical profile of Australian rock band AC/DC including history, discography, tour schedule, lyrics and guitar chords and tabls.
Top 25 Classic Rock Solo Artists
List of the 25 most important classic rock solo artists
Best Songs You Won't Hear on Classic Rock Radio
Best classic rock songs that didn't receive mainstream radio airplay
History of the Beatles: Everything You Need to...
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles before they were The Beatles, 1957-1959.
Biographical profile of rock power trio Cream.
Top 10 Classic Rock Instrumentals
A list of the top 10 instrumentals by classic rock arists.
Classic Rockers' Favorite Christmas Songs
A look at some of the holiday songs that are most popular with classic rock artists.
Should We Redefine Classic Rock?
Is it time to redefine classic rock, or time to quit wasting time trying to define it?
About Fleetwood Mac
History of Fleetwood Mac. Classic Rock.
Psychedelic Rock in the 1960s and Beyond
Drug songs you have to hear: History and examples of psychedelic rock
Top 10 songs about touring
Rock songs about the ups and downs of touring
The Most Influential Women Of Classic Rock
The Most Influential Women Of Classic Rock
Top 5 Rod Stewart albums
Picks for the top 5 Rod Stewart studio albums
How did Journey become one of the greatest rock...
How did Journey get to where they are today? Take a trip down memory lane with a complete profile of the classic rock band.
Classic Rock Bands: Profiling the History of...
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.
Our 10 Favorite Songs From Santana
A list of ten songs that helped make and maintain Santana's long and successful career.
Classic Rock Vinyl
A guide to collecting original classic rock albums and singles
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.
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.
Halloween Music for Grownups
List of the classic rock songs with the most spooky, scary combination of music and lyrics.
Top 10 Songs About Paying Taxes
Classic Rcks songs about the evils of money and taxes.
The Who Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz   All About The Who  
History, Biographical Profile and Music of The...
Beatles resources including profiles, history, biography, photos, discography, trivia, lyrics, reviews.
The Doors Biography
Profile of the rock band, The Doors.
Grunge 101
Grunge 101 - history, description and examples of grunge rock.
Toto bio
Biography and music of classic rock band, Toto.
Pink Floyd 101
Hisroty, music, performances, profiles, reviews, discography of Pink Floyd
Def Leppard
Biographical profile of classic rock band Def Leppard.
Biographical profile of Queen: Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon
My Five Favorite ZZ Top Albums
Picls for the five best albums by ZZ Top
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.
Who Organized the First Woodstock Festival?
The people who organized the 1969 Woodstock festival.
Directory of Classic Rock Radio Stations
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory. Page 2.
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Biographical profile of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Watkins Glen Summer Jam: Bigger Than Woodstock
1973 Watkins Glen Summer Jam: Bigger Than Woodstock
July Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of July
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
Where To Find Vinyl Records
The best sources for finding collectible vinyl albums and singles. Page 4.
Glam Rock 101
History, description and examples of glam rock.
Led Zeppelin
Biographical profile of Led Zeppelin
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.
A Biographical profile of Genesis
Profile of British progressive rock band Genesis, including Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett.
Why People Collect Records
Guide to collecting vinyl record albums and singles.
Top 10 British Glam Rock Songs of the 70s
List of the top ten British glam rock songs of the 70s.
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.
Southern Rock 101
History, description and examples of Southern Rock genre
10 hot performances by 10 women who made rock...
Ten of the hottest performances by ten women who made rock history.
Happy Birthday, February Rockers
Happy Birthday, February Rockers
Jimi Hendrix
Biographical profile of Jimi Hendrix
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.
Fast Facts (and arcane trivia) About Pink...
The stories behind the inspiration, production, and release of Pink Floyd album The Wall
Blues Rock 101
History, description and examples of the classic rock sub-genre Blues Rock.
Top 10 Movie Soundtracks Featuring Classic Rock...
Top 10 movie soundtracks featuring classic rock music.
Remembering Janis Joplin
Biographical profile of singer Janis Joplin.
Bio, profile: Yes
History and music of the progressive rock band Yes
Happy Birthday January Rockers
Classic Rockers with January birthdays
Glam Metal 101
History, description and examples of glam metal rock.
Buffalo Springfield
History and music of the '60s rock band, Buffalo Springfield
Black Sabbath
Biographical profile of Black Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward.
October Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of October
The Final Cut
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1983 studio album, The Final Cut. Page 12.
Pink Floyd Timeline
Pink Floyd timeline - milestones in Pink Floyd history
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.
Joe Cocker Biography
Biography and music of blues rocker Joe Cocker
Everything You Need to Know About Rock Musician...
Life and music of classic rock vocalist Meat Loaf
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.
Music Profile: Van Halen
Biographical profile of hard rock band Van Halen, including Alex and Eddie Van Halen, Mike Anthony, Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth.
The Moody Blues
Profile Moody Blues. Classic Rock.
David Bowie
Biographical profile of David Bowie
The Doors
Photo gallery of The Doors including pictures of Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robbie Krieger and John Densmore.
1974-75 Lineup
Photo gallery of rock band The Eagles including pictures of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder.
Happy Birthday, April Rockers
Happy Birthday, April Rockers
Photo Gallery: Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin Photo Gallery. Classic Rock.
The Grand Illusion - Love, Lies, and My Life...
Review of The Grand Illusion: Love, Lies, and My Life with Styx by Chuck Panozzo with Michele Skettino, a book about the Styx co-founder/bassist coming to grips with his homosexuality.
Rock riffs remembered
A look at memorable guitar riffs in classic rock songs.
January Birthdays
List of classic rock artists born in January
Pete Best
Profile of Pete Best, original drummer for the Beatles, including significant facts, his time with The Beatles, and his solo career afterwards.
ZZ Top
History and biography of Southern rock band ZZ Top
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Carlos Santana
History and music of classic rock guitarist Carlos Santana
Top 9 Rock Music Myths
Have you fallen for these myths and legends about rock music artists?
All About George Harrison
Biographical profile of George Harrison of The Beatles
Syd Barrett
Bio profile of Syd Barrett, founding member of Pink Floyd.
Whatever Happened to The Runaways?
A look at where former members of the '70s all-female rock band, The Runaways are today.
Jefferson Airplane / Starship
Profile of psychedelic rock pioneers Jefferson Airplane/Starship.
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.
Happy Birthday, March Rockers
Happy Birthday, March Rockers
Grand Funk Railroad
Grand Funk Railroad (also known as Grand Funk or GFR) ascended to dominance of the American rock scene
Grace Slick
Photo of Jefferson Airplane's Grace Slick from the box set Woodstock 40 Years On of performances at the 1969 Woodstock festival. Page 5.
Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)
Biographical profile of CSNY -- Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
The Woodstock Diaries
Daily journal of events at the Woodstock festival in 1969
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.
Eagles discography
Discography, back catalog of the classic rock band, Eagles
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.
Goth Rock 101
History, definition and examples of Goth Rock.
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz Test your Pink Floyd Trivia IQ ..
Hey Jude
Information about the Beatles album Hey Jude. Page 23.
Top 5 Sources For Lyrics, Chords, and Tabs
Sources For Classic Rock Lyrics, Chords, and Tabs
Blue Oyster Cult
Biographical profile of Blue Oyster Cult, or BOC
Photo gallery of rock band Foreigner including pictures of Lou Gramm and Mick Jones.
The most obscure acts -- and the no-shows -- at...
The most obscure acts -- and the no-shows -- at the 1969 Woodstock festival
Rolling Stones
Biographical profile of Rolling Stones
Woodstock 101
Woodstock 101 - a look at the history, performers and music of the 1969 Woodstock festival.
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.
Country Rock 101
History, description and examples of country rock.
Vinyl Records and Art
The role of album cover art in the hobby of collecting vinyl records. Page 2.
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.
Led Zeppelin Reunion Rumors
Fans are hoping that the latest rumors about a possible reunion of Led Zeppelin become reality.
Pin Ups: David Bowie's Brit Pop Love Letter
Pin Ups: David Bowie's Brit Pop Love Letter
Classic Rock Protest Songs
Social unrest during the 1960s and 70's found significant expression in popular music.
Do You Share a May Birthday with Your Favorite...
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in May.
Classic Rock New Release Calendar
Classic rock new releases June 2010
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.
That Hendrix magic still powerful posthumously
Review of Jimi Hendrix's ninth posthumous studio album release, 'People Hell and Angels'
Blind Faith, supergroup or tentative experiment?
From the beginning (1969) Blind Faith – considered to be rock’s first “supergroup” – was really just a tentative experiment.
Classic Rock Bands You Never Knew You Didn't Know
Top classic rock bands you may never have heard of.
Something New
Information about The Beatles album Something New. Page 7.
The Rolling Stones Discography
Discography of studio and live albums in The Rolling Stones catalog
Meet The Beatles!
Information about the Beatles album Meet The Beatles. Page 4.
The Byrds
Biographical profile of The Byrds.
The Doors - 'Live At The Bowl 68'
Review of 'Live At The Bowl 68' - a live concert by The Doors released October 2012 on DVD, Blu-ray, digital video, CD, MP3 and double-LP.
The Beatles (aka The White Album) Sides 1 & 2
Information about the album The Beatles, also known as The White Album. Page 19.
Paul McCartney
Biographical profile of Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
Great classic rock guitar licks
Part two in a series of lists of some of the most memorable classic rock guitar riffs.
History and music of Blondie, including Deborah Harry, Chris Stein, Clem Burke, Jimmy Destri, Paul Carbonara, Leigh Foxx, Kevin Patrick.
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