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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
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.
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.
August Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of August
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.
History and music of classic rock band Eagles
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
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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
Warm Up to These 14 Classic Rock Songs About...
Classic rock songs featuring ice, snow, winter cold themes.
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.
The Woodstock Diaries
Daily journal of events at the Woodstock festival in 1969
Top 25 Classic Rock Solo Artists
List of the 25 most important classic rock solo artists
History of the Beatles: Everything You Need to...
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles before they were The Beatles, 1957-1959.
My Five Favorite ZZ Top Albums
Picls for the five best albums by ZZ Top
Woodstock Trivia Quiz - test your knowledge of...
Woodstock Trivia Quiz       Test your Woodstock TQ (Trivia Quotient) ..
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
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.
Biographical profile of rock power trio Cream.
Best Songs You Won't Hear on Classic Rock Radio
Best classic rock songs that didn't receive mainstream radio airplay
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.
Halloween for Grownups
List of the classic rock songs with the most spooky, scary combination of music and lyrics.
Top 10 Classic Rock Instrumentals
A list of the top 10 instrumentals by classic rock arists.
September Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of September.
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.
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.
The Beatles
Beatles resources including profiles, history, biography, photos, discography, trivia, lyrics, reviews.
Sex Pistols
Biographical profile of Sex Pistols including Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious, Steve Jones and Paul Cook.
About Fleetwood Mac
History of Fleetwood Mac. Classic Rock.
Pink Floyd 101
Hisroty, music, performances, profiles, reviews, discography of Pink Floyd
Top 10 songs about touring
Rock songs about the ups and downs of touring
Top 10 Movie Soundtracks Featuring Classic Rock...
Top 10 movie soundtracks featuring classic rock music.
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz Test your Pink Floyd Trivia IQ ..
Ten Best Classic Rock Debut Albums
Ten of the best debut albums by classic rock artists.
Woodstock 101
Woodstock 101 - a look at the history, performers and music of the 1969 Woodstock festival.
Radio Station Directory
Directory of US radio stations that play classic rock.
Interview: May Pang
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Why People Collect Records
Guide to collecting vinyl record albums and singles.
The Division Bell
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1994 album, The Division Bell. Page 15.
Classic Rock Vinyl
A guide to collecting original classic rock albums and singles
Top 10 Classic Rock Songs About Radio & TV
Top 10 classic rock songs about radio and TV
Toto bio
Biography and music of classic rock band, Toto.
Southern Rock 101
History, description and examples of Southern Rock genre
Top 10 Rock Music Myths
Myths and legends about rock music artists.
ZZ Top
History and biography of Southern rock band ZZ Top
Van Halen
Biographical profile of hard rock band Van Halen, including Alex and Eddie Van Halen, Mike Anthony, Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth.
About Classic Rock | Trivia Quiz
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The Doors Trivia Quiz
The Doors Trivia Quiz    
Rock riffs remembered
A look at memorable guitar riffs in classic rock songs.
Top 10 Songs About Paying Taxes
Classic Rcks songs about the evils of money and taxes.
Top 5 Rod Stewart albums
Picks for the top 5 Rod Stewart studio albums
The Who
Biographical profile of The Who. Classic Rock.
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.
Biographical profile of rock band Journey
Top new releases and reissues in September
New releases and reissues from classic rock artists in September 2013
Look who's 50 already!
Classic rock bands celebrating 50 year anniversary in 2014
Who Organized the First Woodstock Festival?
Performers and set lists at Woodstock in August 1969. Page 3.
Classic Rock New Release Calendar
Classic rock new releases June 2010
Rolling Stones career milestones
A chronology of imnportant events in the life of The Rolling Stones
Def Leppard
Biographical profile of classic rock band Def Leppard.
Top 10 British Glam Rock Songs of the 70s
List of the top ten British glam rock songs of the 70s.
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.
History and music of Aerosmith, the best selling American rock band in history.
Biographical profile of Australian rock band AC/DC including history, discography, tour schedule, lyrics and guitar chords and tabls.
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.
Black Sabbath
Biographical profile of Black Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward.
Led Zeppelin
Biographical profile of Led Zeppelin
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
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Biographical profile of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz
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Grunge 101
Grunge 101 - history, description and examples of grunge rock.
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.
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory. Page 3.
Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)
Biographical profile of CSNY -- Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
10 hot performances by 10 women who made rock...
Ten of the hottest performances by ten women who made rock history.
Reader smackdown: Queen vs. The Beatles
What readers say about which band is the bigger success, The Beatles or Queen.
Bob Dylan Lyrics Quiz
Bob Dylan Lyrics Quiz Match the Lyric to the Song Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
Discography of The Doors
The Doors catalog - discography of studio and live albums by The Doors
The Who Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz   All About The Who  
Psychedelic Rock 101
History and examples of Psych Rock and artists who performed Psychedelic Rock.
Biographical profile of Queen: Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon
Van Halen Still Has It
Van Halen concert as an exercise in good parenting and stupid guy things.
Classic Rock Bands You Never Knew You Didn't Know
Top classic rock bands you may never have heard of.
The Beatles Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz All About The Beatle
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
CD Review - "Garcia Plays Dylan"
CD Review - Garcia Plays Dylan. Classic Rock.
Christine McVie profile
Biographical profile and discography of former Fleetwood Mac singer, songwriter, keyboardist Christine McVie.
The Moody Blues
Profile Moody Blues. Classic Rock.
The Rolling Stones Discography
Discography of studio and live albums in The Rolling Stones catalog
Classic rock catalog: Boston discography
Discography, back catalog of rock band Boston
Janis Joplin
Biographical profile of singer Janis Joplin.
Styx CD Review
Review of One With Everything CD by Styx and The Contemporary Youth Orchestra.
The Rolling Stones
History, music and reviews of The Rolling Stones
Led Zeppelin discography
Discography, catalog of albums by Led Zeppelin
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.
Grateful Dead
Biographical profile of Grateful Dead
Pink Floyd Timeline
Pink Floyd timeline - milestones in Pink Floyd history
A Momentary Lapse of Reason
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1987 studio album, A Momentary Lapse of Reason. Page 13.
Top 5 Richie Havens albums
The top five studio albums recorded by Richie Havens
Surf Rock 101
Surf Rock 101. Classic Rock.
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.
Deep Purple
Biographical profile of hard rock/heavy metal band Deep Purple.
Vinyl Records and Art
The role of album cover art in the hobby of collecting vinyl records. Page 2.
July Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of July
Play on, you crazy piper
Background and trivia about Pink Floyd's debut album, 'The Piper at the Gates of Dawn'
Live Gig Review: Styx
Review of Styx concert July 30, 2010 at Deschutes County Fair in Redmond, Oregon.
Everything You Need to Know about Rock Musician...
Life and music of classic rock vocalist Meat Loaf
Where To Find Vinyl Records
The best sources for finding collectible vinyl albums and singles. Page 4.
Classic rock vinyl on Record Store Day 2014
You don't have to be a serious vinyl collector to enjoy the Record Store Day experience. To be sure, it's the catalyst for a lot of pleasant memories for
The Doors
Profile of the rock band, The Doors.
Toto discography
Discography, catalog of albums by the classic rock band Toto.
Great classic rock guitar licks
Part two in a series of lists of some of the most memorable classic rock guitar riffs.
Jefferson Airplane / Starship
Profile of psychedelic rock pioneers Jefferson Airplane/Starship.
Favorite ZZ Top singles and album tracks
Favorite singles (album tracks) by ZZ Top
45 gift ideas for classic rock fans
Gift ideas for classic rock fans
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
Profile of British progressive rock band Genesis, including Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett.
Eagles discography
Discography, back catalog of the classic rock band, Eagles
Essential classic rock Christmas albums
Holiday music classic rock style
Scary Stories of Classic Rock
Spooky stories, fit for Halloween, from the world of classic rock.
Your picks for best Vietnam war protest songs
Readers add their picks for the best Vietnam war era protest songs
Bio, profile: Yes
History and music of the progressive rock band Yes
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).
Who's in the Hall in 2014
Profiles of nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014
Foreigner In Concert
Review of the concert by Foreigner on June 8, 2007 at DTE Energy Music Theater in Clarkston, Michigan.
Top 10 Rush Albums
Top 10 albums (six studio releases, three live) by prog rockers Rush
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.
Jimi Hendrix
Biographical profile of Jimi Hendrix
1974-75 Lineup
Photo gallery of rock band The Eagles including pictures of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder.
Profile Canadian power trio Rush
Review: the albums of Deep Purple Mark I
Review of Deep Purple's first three albums: Shades of Deep Purple, The Book of Taliesyn, and Deep Purple, featuring the original lineup -- Ritchie Blackmore, Rod Evans, Ian Paice, Jon Lord, and Nick Simper.
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.
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.
Vinyl vs. CD
A look at advantages, disadvantages and differences between vinyl albums and compact discs. Page 3.
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.
Should We Redefine Classic Rock?
Is it time to redefine classic rock, or time to quit wasting time trying to define it?
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.
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.
The Byrds
Biographical profile of The Byrds.
My favorite classic rock collaborations in 2013
Favorite 2013 albums featuring collaborations with classic rock artists.
Top 5 Sources For Lyrics, Chords, and Tabs
Sources For Classic Rock Lyrics, Chords, and Tabs
Syd Barrett
Bio profile of Syd Barrett, founding member of Pink Floyd.

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