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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
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.
Halloween for Grownups
List of the classic rock songs with the most spooky, scary combination of music and lyrics.
The 10 Classic Rock Albums Every Fan Must Have
Albums that should be part of your classic rock collection.
October Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of October
Classic rock songs for Valentine's Day
19 classic rock love songs for Valentine's Day.
Our 10 Favorite Songs From Santana
A list of ten songs that helped make and maintain Santana's long and successful career.
Eagles
History and music of classic rock band Eagles
History of the Beatles: Everything You Need to...
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles before they were The Beatles, 1957-1959.
Top 5 Guide Picks If You Like The Rolling Stones
If you like the Rolling Stones, you'll like these bands and artists, too.
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
About Fleetwood Mac
History of Fleetwood Mac. Classic Rock.
Warm Up to These 14 Classic Rock Songs About...
Classic rock songs featuring ice, snow, winter cold themes.
Tour Schedules
Classic Rock Tour Schedules
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
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
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
Top 25 Classic Rock Solo Artists
List of the 25 most important classic rock solo artists
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
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.
Classic Rock New Release Calendar
Classic rock new releases June 2010
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
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.
Top 10 Classic Rock Instrumentals
A list of the top 10 instrumentals by classic rock arists.
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz Test your Pink Floyd Trivia IQ ..
The Doors Trivia Quiz
The Doors Trivia Quiz    
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.
Top 10 Songs About Paying Taxes
Classic Rcks songs about the evils of money and taxes.
The Beatles
Beatles resources including profiles, history, biography, photos, discography, trivia, lyrics, reviews.
Pink Floyd 101
Hisroty, music, performances, profiles, reviews, discography of Pink Floyd
Review: Santana - 'Shape Shifter'
Review of Santana's 2012 release, Shape Shifter
Cream
Biographical profile of rock power trio Cream.
Top 10 songs about touring
Rock songs about the ups and downs of touring
Best Songs You Won't Hear on Classic Rock Radio
Best classic rock songs that didn't receive mainstream radio airplay
The Who Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz   All About The Who  
Top 10 non-traditional Christmas songs
Top 10 non-traditional Christmas holiday songs by classic rock artists
My Five Favorite ZZ Top Albums
Picls for the five best albums by ZZ Top
Top 10 Movie Soundtracks Featuring Classic Rock...
Top 10 movie soundtracks featuring classic rock music.
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.
The Byrds
Biographical profile of The Byrds.
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.
Grunge 101
Grunge 101 - history, description and examples of grunge rock.
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.
About Classic Rock | Trivia Quiz
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10 hot performances by 10 women who made rock...
Ten of the hottest performances by ten women who made rock history.
Journey
Biographical profile of rock band Journey
Rock riffs remembered
A look at memorable guitar riffs in classic rock songs.
AC/DC
Biographical profile of Australian rock band AC/DC including history, discography, tour schedule, lyrics and guitar chords and tabls.
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.
Remembering Janis Joplin
Biographical profile of singer Janis Joplin.
Why People Collect Records
Guide to collecting vinyl record albums and singles.
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.
Van Halen Trivia Quiz
Van Halen Trivia Quiz    
Radio Station Directory
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory. Page 2.
The Woodstock Diaries
Daily journal of events at the Woodstock festival in 1969
Woodstock 101
Woodstock 101 - a look at the history, performers and music of the 1969 Woodstock festival.
ZZ Top
History and biography of Southern rock band ZZ Top
Southern Rock 101
History, description and examples of Southern Rock genre
Fleetwood Mac 2013 Tour Schedule
Fleetwood Mac's 2013 North American tour schedule
Rolling Stones career milestones
A chronology of imnportant events in the life of The Rolling Stones
Classic Rock Vinyl
A guide to collecting original classic rock albums and singles
Van Halen
Biographical profile of hard rock band Van Halen, including Alex and Eddie Van Halen, Mike Anthony, Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth.
Black Sabbath
Biographical profile of Black Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward.
Look who's 50 already!
Classic rock bands celebrating 50 year anniversary in 2014
Top 10 Rock Music Myths
Myths and legends about rock music artists.
Led Zeppelin
Biographical profile of Led Zeppelin
Pink Floyd Timeline
Pink Floyd timeline - milestones in Pink Floyd history
Queen
Biographical profile of Queen: Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon
Who Organized the First Woodstock Festival?
The people who organized 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.
Top 5 Rod Stewart albums
Picks for the top 5 Rod Stewart studio albums
Interview: May Pang
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Blue Oyster Cult
Biographical profile of Blue Oyster Cult, or BOC
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.
Psychedelic Rock 101
History and examples of Psych Rock and artists who performed Psychedelic Rock.
Top 10 Classic Rock Songs About Radio & TV
Top 10 classic rock songs about radio and TV
Def Leppard
Biographical profile of classic rock band Def Leppard.
Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)
Biographical profile of CSNY -- Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
Ten Best Classic Rock Debut Albums
Ten of the best debut albums by classic rock artists.
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz
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The Doors
Profile of the rock band, The Doors.
Glam Rock 101
History, description and examples of glam rock.
Fast Facts (and arcane trivia) About Pink...
The stories behind the inspiration, production, and release of Pink Floyd album The Wall
The Rolling Stones Discography
Discography of studio and live albums in The Rolling Stones catalog
Temporary Home
Photo gallery including pistures from the original Woodstock festival in 1969. Page 8.
Top new releases and reissues in September
New releases and reissues from classic rock artists in September 2013
Reader smackdown: Queen vs. The Beatles
What readers say about which band is the bigger success, The Beatles or Queen.
45 gift ideas for classic rock fans
Gift ideas for classic rock fans
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.
The Rolling Stones
History, music and reviews of The Rolling Stones
The Who
Biographical profile of The Who. Classic Rock.
Scary Stories of Classic Rock
Spooky stories, fit for Halloween, from the world of classic rock.
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.
Photo Gallery: Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin Photo Gallery. Classic Rock. Page 4.
Woodstock Trivia Quiz - test your knowledge of...
Woodstock Trivia Quiz       Test your Woodstock TQ (Trivia Quotient) ..
Classic Rock Bands You Never Knew You Didn't Know
Top classic rock bands you may never have heard of.
Rush
Profile Canadian power trio Rush
Where To Find Vinyl Records
The best sources for finding collectible vinyl albums and singles. Page 4.
Christine McVie profile
Biographical profile and discography of former Fleetwood Mac singer, songwriter, keyboardist Christine McVie.
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.
Essential classic rock Christmas albums
Holiday music classic rock style
Grateful Dead
Biographical profile of Grateful Dead
Genesis
Profile of British progressive rock band Genesis, including Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett.
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.
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.
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.
Classic rock catalog: Humble Pie discography
The music of Humble Pie - discography of studio and live albums released from 1969-2002.
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Biographical profile of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Toto bio
Biography and music of classic rock band, Toto.
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.
Your picks for best Vietnam war protest songs
Readers add their picks for the best Vietnam war era protest songs
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.
Buffalo Springfield
History and music of the '60s rock band, Buffalo Springfield
Top 10 Rush Albums
Top 10 albums (six studio releases, three live) by prog rockers Rush
Day 2
Photo of audience member dancing in the mud at the 1969 Woodstock festival. Page 7.
Hey Jude
Information about the Beatles album Hey Jude. Page 23.
Goth Rock 101
History, definition and examples of Goth Rock.
Rolling Stones
Biographical profile of Rolling Stones
Heat, Rain, Mud
Photo gallery including pistures from the original Woodstock festival in 1969. Page 9.
Sex Pistols
Biographical profile of Sex Pistols including Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious, Steve Jones and Paul Cook.
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.
Bob Seger - Face the Promise
Review of the Bob Seger CD Face the Promise.
The Division Bell
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1994 album, The Division Bell. Page 15.
Great classic rock guitar licks
Part two in a series of lists of some of the most memorable classic rock guitar riffs.
Carlos Santana
History and music of classic rock guitarist Carlos Santana
Vinyl Records and Art
The role of album cover art in the hobby of collecting vinyl records. Page 2.
Who's in the Hall in 2014
Profiles of nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014
Taking Woodstock
Review of Taking Woodstock, a book by Elliot Tiber about the behind the scenes story of finding a place to stage the Woodstock festival in 1969.
The Moody Blues
Profile Moody Blues. Classic Rock.
Woodstock 1969
Photo gallery including pictures from the original Woodstock festival in 1969.
Surf Rock 101
Surf Rock 101. Classic Rock.
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory. Page 3.
Neil Young
Photo of Neil Young from the box set Woodstock 40 Years On of performances at the 1969 Woodstock festival. Page 11.
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.
Top Classic Rock Podcasts
Top classic rock podcasts
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.
Everything You Need to Know About Rock Musician...
Life and music of classic rock vocalist Meat Loaf
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.
Pete Best
Profile of Pete Best, original drummer for the Beatles, including significant facts, his time with The Beatles, and his solo career afterwards.
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
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.
November Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of November
Country Joe McDonald
Picture of Country Joe McDonald at Woodstock 1969. Page 6.
Ringo Starr
Biographical profile of Ringo Starr including his work as the drummer for the Beatles and as a solo artist.
Sly Stone
Photo of Sly Stone from the box set Woodstock 40 Years On of performances at the 1969 Woodstock festival. Page 12.

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