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Classic Rock: Most Popular Articles

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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.
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
April Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in April
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.
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 songs for Valentine's Day
19 classic rock love songs for Valentine's Day.
20 Rockers Who've Hit Their 70s
20 Rockers Who've Hit Their 70s
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tour Schedules
Classic Rock Tour Schedules
History of the Beatles: Everything You Need to...
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles before they were The Beatles, 1957-1959.
Eleven days after Woodstock, Britain had its...
The 1969 Isle of Wight music fest
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
Top 25 Classic Rock Solo Artists
List of the 25 most important classic rock solo artists
Psychedelic Rock 101
History and examples of Psych Rock and artists who performed Psychedelic Rock.
Classic Rock New Release Calendar
Classic rock new releases June 2010
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz
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Grunge 101
Grunge 101 - history, description and examples of grunge rock.
Why People Collect Records
Guide to collecting vinyl record albums and singles.
Top 10 Songs About Paying Taxes
Classic Rcks songs about the evils of money and taxes.
The engineer and producer who helped shaped the...
The engineer and producer who helped shaped the sound of classic rock
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.
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz Test your Pink Floyd Trivia IQ ..
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.
Top 10 Classic Rock Instrumentals
A list of the top 10 instrumentals by classic rock arists.
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.
Classic Rockers In Forgotten Films
Classic Rockers In Forgotten Films
Biographical profile of Australian rock band AC/DC including history, discography, tour schedule, lyrics and guitar chords and tabls.
About Classic Rock | Trivia Quiz
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Best Songs You Won't Hear on Classic Rock Radio
Best classic rock songs that didn't receive mainstream radio airplay
Woodstock Trivia Quiz - test your knowledge of...
Woodstock Trivia Quiz       Test your Woodstock TQ (Trivia Quotient) ..
Van Halen Trivia Quiz
Van Halen Trivia Quiz    
Top 10 songs about touring
Rock songs about the ups and downs of touring
10 hot performances by 10 women who made rock...
Ten of the hottest performances by ten women who made rock history.
Who Organized the First Woodstock Festival?
The people who organized the 1969 Woodstock festival.
Katy Lied turns 40
Katy Lied turns 40
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.
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.
Do You Share a May Birthday with Your Favorite...
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in May.
The Beatles Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz All About The Beatle
Woodstock 101
Woodstock 101 - a look at the history, performers and music of the 1969 Woodstock festival.
Bob Dylan Lyrics Quiz
Bob Dylan Lyrics Quiz Match the Lyric to the Song Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
Vinyl vs. CD
A look at advantages, disadvantages and differences between vinyl albums and compact discs. Page 3.
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.
Vinyl Records and Art
The role of album cover art in the hobby of collecting vinyl records. Page 2.
Biographical profile of rock band Journey
Classic Rock Vinyl
A guide to collecting original classic rock albums and singles
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.
Biographical profile of rock power trio Cream.
ZZ Top
History and biography of Southern rock band ZZ Top
Your picks for best Vietnam war protest songs
Readers add their picks for the best Vietnam war era protest songs
The Art of Art Rock
Imaginative album covers were essential to art rock and prog rock recordings
Led Zeppelin
Biographical profile of Led Zeppelin
Interview: May Pang
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About Fleetwood Mac
History of Fleetwood Mac. Classic Rock.
Toto discography
Discography, catalog of albums by the classic rock band Toto.
History, Biographical Profile and Music of The...
Beatles resources including profiles, history, biography, photos, discography, trivia, lyrics, reviews.
Where To Find Vinyl Records
The best sources for finding collectible vinyl albums and singles. Page 4.
Country Rock: Early Essentials
Country Rock: Early Essentials
Top 10 Classic Rock Songs About Radio & TV
Top 10 classic rock songs about radio and TV
Pink Floyd 101
Hisroty, music, performances, profiles, reviews, discography of Pink Floyd
Def Leppard
Biographical profile of classic rock band Def Leppard.
Record Store Day 101
Description, history, and information resources about the annual observance of Record Store Day on the third Saturday in May.
Glam Rock 101
History, description and examples of glam rock.
Toto bio
Biography and music of classic rock band, Toto.
Black Sabbath
Biographical profile of Black Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward.
Top 10 British Glam Rock Songs of the 70s
List of the top ten British glam rock songs of the 70s.
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.
Top 5 Rod Stewart albums
Picks for the top 5 Rod Stewart studio albums
Southern Rock 101
History, description and examples of Southern Rock genre
The Rolling Stones Discography
Discography of studio and live albums in The Rolling Stones catalog
The Woodstock Diaries
Daily journal of events at the Woodstock festival in 1969
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
Warm Up to These 14 Classic Rock Songs About...
Classic rock songs featuring ice, snow, winter cold themes.
Radio Station Directory
Directory of US radio stations that play classic rock.
Fast Facts (and arcane trivia) About Pink...
The stories behind the inspiration, production, and release of Pink Floyd album The Wall
Whatever Happened to The Runaways?
A look at where former members of the '70s all-female rock band, The Runaways are today.
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.
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.
The Who
Biographical profile of The Who. Classic Rock.
All About George Harrison
Biographical profile of George Harrison of The Beatles
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).
John Lennon Biography
Biographical profile of John Lennon of The Beatles
Peter Frampton
Biographical profile of Peter Frampton.
45 gift ideas for classic rock fans
Gift ideas for classic rock fans
The Most Influential Women Of Classic Rock
The Most Influential Women Of Classic Rock
Record Store Day, by the numbers
Since 2008 the third Saturday in April has been celebrated as Record Store Day, to commemorate and promote small, independent record stores throughout the world.
Top 5 Sources For Lyrics, Chords, and Tabs
Sources For Classic Rock Lyrics, Chords, and Tabs
Pink Floyd Timeline
Pink Floyd timeline - milestones in Pink Floyd history
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.
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory. Page 3.
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!
Reader smackdown: Queen vs. The Beatles
What readers say about which band is the bigger success, The Beatles or Queen.
Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)
Biographical profile of CSNY -- Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
Top 9 Rock Music Myths
Have you fallen for these myths and legends about rock music artists?
Blues Rock 101
History, description and examples of the classic rock sub-genre Blues Rock.
Rock riffs remembered
A look at memorable guitar riffs in classic rock songs.
Photo Gallery: Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin Photo Gallery. Classic Rock.
Remembering Janis Joplin
Biographical profile of singer Janis Joplin.
Pete Best
Profile of Pete Best, original drummer for the Beatles, including significant facts, his time with The Beatles, and his solo career afterwards.
Grateful Dead
Biographical profile of Grateful Dead
1975: A Great Year For Classic Rock
1975: A Great Year For Classic Rock
Readers write: excerpts from reader reviews of...
Excerpts from some of the concert reviews submitted by About.com Classic Rock readers
Jefferson Airplane / Starship
Profile of psychedelic rock pioneers Jefferson Airplane/Starship.
The Legacy of Woodstock
A look at the legacy of the 1969 Woodstock festival and why its 40th anniversary is significant.
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1977 studio album, Animals. Page 10.
Everything You Need to Know About Rock Musician...
Life and music of classic rock vocalist Meat Loaf
Weird Rock Song Titles Quiz
Strange Rock Song Titles   Match the song title to the artist.  
Woodstock 1969
Photo gallery including pictures from the original Woodstock festival in 1969.
March Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of March
Paul McCartney
Biographical profile of Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
About Classic Rock | Song Lyrics Trivia Quiz
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The Rolling Stones
History, music and reviews of The Rolling Stones
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.
Buffalo Springfield
History and music of the '60s rock band, Buffalo Springfield
Top Classic Rock Podcasts
Top classic rock podcasts
Top 10 Rush Albums
Top 10 albums (six studio releases, three live) by prog rockers Rush
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.
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.
Sex Pistols
Biographical profile of Sex Pistols including Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious, Steve Jones and Paul Cook.
Ten Best Classic Rock Debut Albums
Ten of the best debut albums by classic rock artists.
Bob Dylan
Profile of folk rock singer songwriter Bob Dylan.
Essential Classic Rock Christmas Albums
Holiday music classic rock style
Country Rock 101
History, description and examples of country rock.
The Moody Blues
Profile Moody Blues. Classic Rock.
Rolling Stones
Biographical profile of Rolling Stones
The Who Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz   All About The Who  
Top 5 Richie Havens albums
The top five studio albums recorded by Richie Havens
Eric Clapton: man of many milestones
Eric Clapton in 1965, photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images In a couple of weeks (3/30) Eric Clapton will turn 69. Since his career began as a teenager
Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1975 studio album, Wish You Were Here. Page 9.
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Biographical profile of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Small Faces / Faces
Small Faces and Faces were fixtures on the Brit rock scene from 1965 to 1978, serving as a launch pad for future solo artist Rod Stewart and Rolling Stones member Ronnie Wood.
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 Bands You Never Knew You Didn't Know
Top classic rock bands you may never have heard of.
The Seminal British Bands That Influenced Page...
The Yardbirds, Jeff Beck Band and Small Faces greatly influenced Led Zeppelin.
The most obscure acts -- and the no-shows -- at...
The most obscure acts -- and the no-shows -- at the 1969 Woodstock festival

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