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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.
100 Best Classic Rock Songs
Top 100 Classic Rock Songs
June Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in June
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.
6 Classic Guitarists You Should Know Better
Six Classic Rock Guitarists You Should Know Better
Classic rock songs for Valentine's Day
19 classic rock love songs for Valentine's Day.
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.
Eagles
History and music of classic rock band Eagles
Top 25 Classic Rock Solo Artists
List of the 25 most important classic rock solo artists
The Doors Trivia Quiz
The Doors Trivia Quiz    
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.
Our 10 Favorite Songs From Santana
A list of ten songs that helped make and maintain Santana's long and successful career.
Sticky Fingers: Oddities of a classic album
Sticky Fingers: Oddities of a classic album
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz Test your Pink Floyd Trivia IQ ..
Top 10 Classic Rock Songs About Radio & TV
Top 10 classic rock songs about radio and TV
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz
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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.
History of the Beatles: Everything You Need to...
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles before they were The Beatles, 1957-1959.
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.
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
June tunes
New releases and reissues from classic rock artists in June 2014.
Best Songs You Won't Hear on Classic Rock Radio
Best classic rock songs that didn't receive mainstream radio airplay
Van Morrison: Here Comes the Knight
Van Morrison receives a knighthood
Top 10 Classic Rock Instrumentals
A list of the top 10 instrumentals by classic rock arists.
Top 10 songs about touring
Rock songs about the ups and downs of touring
July Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of July
Why People Collect Records
Guide to collecting vinyl record albums and singles.
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.
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.
Jeff Beck's BLOW BY BLOW Turns 40
Jeff Beck's BLOW BY BLOW Turns 40
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.
Def Leppard
Biographical profile of classic rock band Def Leppard.
Classic Rock New Release Calendar
Classic rock new releases June 2010
10 hot performances by 10 women who made rock...
Ten of the hottest performances by ten women who made rock history.
About Fleetwood Mac
History of Fleetwood Mac. Classic Rock.
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.
Radio Station Directory
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory. Page 2.
Top 5 Rod Stewart albums
Picks for the top 5 Rod Stewart studio albums
Led Zeppelin
Biographical profile of Led Zeppelin
Pink Floyd 101
Hisroty, music, performances, profiles, reviews, discography of Pink Floyd
Toto bio
Biography and music of classic rock band, Toto.
Top 10 Songs About Paying Taxes
Classic Rcks songs about the evils of money and taxes.
My Five Favorite ZZ Top Albums
Picls for the five best albums by ZZ Top
Warm Up to These 14 Classic Rock Songs About...
Classic rock songs featuring ice, snow, winter cold themes.
Woodstock Trivia Quiz - test your knowledge of...
Woodstock Trivia Quiz       Test your Woodstock TQ (Trivia Quotient) ..
Cream
Biographical profile of rock power trio Cream.
Top 10 British Glam Rock Songs of the 70s
List of the top ten British glam rock songs of the 70s.
Classic Rock Vinyl
A guide to collecting original classic rock albums and singles
The Who Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz   All About The Who  
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.
Top 10 Movie Soundtracks Featuring Classic Rock...
Top 10 movie soundtracks featuring classic rock music.
AC/DC
Biographical profile of Australian rock band AC/DC including history, discography, tour schedule, lyrics and guitar chords and tabls.
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).
Do You Share a May Birthday with Your Favorite...
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in May.
Who Organized the First Woodstock Festival?
The people who organized the 1969 Woodstock festival.
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
ZZ Top
History and biography of Southern rock band ZZ Top
Where To Find Vinyl Records
The best sources for finding collectible vinyl albums and singles. Page 4.
Queen
Biographical profile of Queen: Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon
Grunge 101
Grunge 101 - history, description and examples of grunge rock.
Interview: May Pang
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Fast Facts (and arcane trivia) About Pink...
The stories behind the inspiration, production, and release of Pink Floyd album The Wall
History, Biographical Profile and Music of The...
Beatles resources including profiles, history, biography, photos, discography, trivia, lyrics, reviews.
Rolling Stones career milestones
A chronology of imnportant events in the life of The Rolling Stones
Psychedelic Rock in the 1960s and Beyond
Drug songs you have to hear: History and examples of psychedelic rock
Halloween Music for Grownups
List of the classic rock songs with the most spooky, scary combination of music and lyrics.
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 Who
Biographical profile of The Who. Classic Rock.
Whatever Happened to The Runaways?
A look at where former members of the '70s all-female rock band, The Runaways are today.
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.
1965: The Rock Era Dawns
1965: The Rock Era Dawns
Reader smackdown: Queen vs. The Beatles
What readers say about which band is the bigger success, The Beatles or Queen.
"So Many Roads": New Grateful Dead Bio
1. So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead Chris Walter, WireImage The release of David
Pink Floyd Timeline
Pink Floyd timeline - milestones in Pink Floyd history
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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.
45 gift ideas for classic rock fans
Gift ideas for classic rock fans
Remembering Janis Joplin
Biographical profile of singer Janis Joplin.
Classic Rock Bands You Never Knew You Didn't Know
Top classic rock bands you may never have heard of.
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Biographical profile of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Southern Rock 101
History, description and examples of Southern Rock genre
Top 9 Rock Music Myths
Have you fallen for these myths and legends about rock music artists?
"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
Joe Cocker Biography
Biography and music of blues rocker Joe Cocker
The Rolling Stones Discography
Discography of studio and live albums in The Rolling Stones catalog
Vinyl Records and Art
The role of album cover art in the hobby of collecting vinyl records. Page 2.
Grateful Dead
Biographical profile of Grateful Dead
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.
The Grateful Dead played their last show with...
The Grateful Dead played their last show with Jerry Garcia in 1995
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory. Page 5.
Woodstock 101
Woodstock 101 - a look at the history, performers and music of the 1969 Woodstock festival.
Carlos Santana
History and music of classic rock guitarist Carlos Santana
Top 10 Ways Van Halen Puts the FUN in...
List of reasons that Van Halen puts the fun in dysfunctional.
Photo Gallery: Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin Photo Gallery. Classic Rock.
Vinyl vs. CD
A look at advantages, disadvantages and differences between vinyl albums and compact discs. Page 3.
Rolling Stones
Biographical profile of Rolling Stones
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.
Van Halen Trivia Quiz
Van Halen Trivia Quiz    
Top 5 Guide Picks If You Like The Rolling Stones
If you like the Rolling Stones, you'll like these bands and artists, too.
The Best Beatles' Contributing Artists
Other musicians who contributed to Beatles recordings
Glam Rock 101
History, description and examples of glam rock.
All About George Harrison
Biographical profile of George Harrison of The Beatles
Top 10 Rush Albums
Top 10 albums (six studio releases, three live) by prog rockers Rush
Rock riffs remembered
A look at memorable guitar riffs in classic rock songs.
August Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of August
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.
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.
The Doors
Photo gallery of The Doors including pictures of Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robbie Krieger and John Densmore.
The Seminal British Bands That Influenced Page...
The Yardbirds, Jeff Beck Band and Small Faces greatly influenced Led Zeppelin.
Paul McCartney
Biographical profile of Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
Joe Cocker
Photo of Joe Cocker from the box set Woodstock 40 Years On of performances at the 1969 Woodstock festival. Page 8.
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.
Top 5 Sources For Lyrics, Chords, and Tabs
Sources For Classic Rock Lyrics, Chords, and Tabs
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.
Jefferson Airplane / Starship
Profile of psychedelic rock pioneers Jefferson Airplane/Starship.
The Doors Biography
Profile of the rock band, The Doors.
Animals
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1977 studio album, Animals. Page 10.
Black Sabbath
Biographical profile of Black Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward.
Top 5 Richie Havens albums
The top five studio albums recorded by Richie Havens
Contemporary Rock Artists You Need To Hear
Did classic rock die with the advent of disco and New Wave in the 1980s, or has it survived over the years? Are there any artists now that compare with the greats? Here are ten contemporary bands who prove Classic Rock is alive and well!
Ten Best Classic Rock Debut Albums
Ten of the best debut albums by classic rock artists.
'Woodstock 40 Years On'
Photos from the box set Woodstock 40 Years On of performances at the 1969 Woodstock festival.
The Rolling Stones
History, music and reviews of The Rolling Stones
Joan Baez
Photo of Joan Baez from the box set Woodstock 40 Years On of performances at the 1969 Woodstock festival. Page 9.
Eric Clapton
Biography and profile of rock guitarist Eric Clapton
Top Classic Rock Podcasts
Top classic rock podcasts
Eagles discography
Discography, back catalog of the classic rock band, Eagles
The Woodstock Diaries
Daily journal of events at the Woodstock festival in 1969
A Biographical profile of Genesis
Profile of British progressive rock band Genesis, including Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett.
Steve Katz of Blood, Sweat and Tears pens an...
Steve Katz of Blood, Sweat and Tears pens a tell-all autobiography
Jimi Hendrix
Photo of Jimi Hendrix from the box set Woodstock 40 Years On of performances at the 1969 Woodstock festival. Page 6.
Janis Joplin
Photo of Janis Joplin from the box set Woodstock 40 Years On of performances at the 1969 Woodstock festival. Page 7.
1974-75 Lineup
Photo gallery of rock band The Eagles including pictures of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder.
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.
Bio, profile: Yes
History and music of the progressive rock band Yes
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.
Grand Funk Railroad
Grand Funk Railroad (also known as Grand Funk or GFR) ascended to dominance of the American rock scene
Rush
Profile Canadian power trio Rush
Jethro Tull
Profile of progressive rock band Jethro Tull
Hey Jude
Information about the Beatles album Hey Jude. Page 23.
Woodstock 1969
Photo gallery including pictures from the original Woodstock festival in 1969.
Blue Oyster Cult
Biographical profile of Blue Oyster Cult, or BOC
Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)
Biographical profile of CSNY -- Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
Frank Zappa
Life, career and music of singer-songwriter, producer, guitarist, film director, record producer, recording engineer Frank Zappa.
John Sebastian
Photo of John Sebastian from the box set Woodstock 40 Years On of performances at the 1969 Woodstock festival. Page 10.
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