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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
Anti-war 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.
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.
April Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in April
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
Essential Classic Rock Albums
Albums that should be part of your classic rock collection
Top 10 Santana Songs
A list of ten songs that helped make and maintain Santana's long and successful career.
Before They Were Beatles
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles before they were The Beatles, 1957-1959.
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.
Best Woodstock Performances
More than 200 songs were performed over the course of the Woodstock festival in 1969, but after 40 years, only a few have stood the test of time.
Tour Schedules
Classic Rock Tour Schedules
19 Classic Rock Songs for Valentine's Day
19 classic rock love songs for Valentine's Day.
Eagles
History and music of classic rock band Eagles
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.
Why People Collect Records
Guide to collecting vinyl record albums and singles.
Classic rock on Record Store Day 2014
Classic rock releases Record Store Day 2014
Pre-Beatlemania
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles before Beatlemania, 1960-1963. Page 2.
Fleetwood Mac
History of Fleetwood Mac. Classic 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.
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.
Who Organized the First Woodstock Festival?
The people who organized the 1969 Woodstock festival.
My Five Favorite ZZ Top Albums
Picls for the five best albums by ZZ Top
The End and Beyond
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles, the end and beyond, 1969-present. Page 5.
Cream
Biographical profile of rock power trio Cream
The Beatles
Beatles resources including profiles, history, biography, photos, discography, trivia, lyrics, reviews.
Top 10 Songs About Paying Taxes
Classic Rcks songs about the evils of money and taxes.
Psychedelic Rock 101
History and examples of Psych Rock and artists who performed Psychedelic Rock.
Halloween for Grownups
List of the classic rock songs with the most spooky, scary combination of music and lyrics.
Top 10 Movie Soundtracks Featuring Classic Rock...
Top 10 movie soundtracks featuring classic rock music.
Top 10 Classic Rock Instrumentals
A list of the top 10 instrumentals by classic rock arists.
The Doors Trivia Quiz
The Doors Trivia Quiz    
Top 10 Songs About Touring
Rock songs about the ups and downs of touring
Top 25 Classic Rock Solo Artists
List of the 25 most important classic rock solo artists
Classic Rock Vinyl
A guide to collecting original classic rock albums and singles
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.
Beatlemania
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles during Beatlemania, 1964-1965. Page 3.
AC/DC
Biographical profile of Australian rock band AC/DC including history, discography, tour schedule, lyrics and guitar chords and tabls.
Top 10 Rock Music Myths
Myths and legends about rock music artists.
Best Songs You Won't Hear on Classic Rock Radio
Best classic rock songs that didn't receive mainstream radio airplay
Vinyl Records and Art
The role of album cover art in the hobby of collecting vinyl records. Page 2.
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz
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Who's in the Hall in 2014
Profiles of nominees for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014
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
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.
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz Test your Pink Floyd Trivia IQ ..
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.
About Classic Rock | Trivia Quiz
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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.
CD Review - "Garcia Plays Dylan"
CD Review - Garcia Plays Dylan. Classic Rock.
Top 10 Classic Rock Songs About Radio & TV
Top 10 classic rock songs about radio and TV
Journey
Biographical profile of rock band Journey
Beginning of the End
Beatles timeline, a history of The Beatles, the beginning of the end, 1966-1968. Page 4.
The Rolling Stones Discography
Discography of studio and live albums in The Rolling Stones catalog
10 hot performances by 10 women who made rock...
Ten of the hottest performances by ten women who made rock history.
Van Halen
Biographical profile of hard rock band Van Halen, including Alex and Eddie Van Halen, Mike Anthony, Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth.
Van Halen Trivia Quiz
Van Halen Trivia Quiz    
Def Leppard
Biographical profile of classic rock band Def Leppard.
Led Zeppelin
Biographical profile of Led Zeppelin
Ringo Starr
Biographical profile of Ringo Starr including his work as the drummer for the Beatles and as a solo artist.
Your picks for best Vietnam war protest songs
Readers add their picks for the best Vietnam war era protest songs
Memorable Classic Rock Guitar Licks - Part 1
A look at memorable guitar riffs in classic rock songs.
Radio Station Directory
Directory of US radio stations that play classic rock.
Photo Gallery: Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin Photo Gallery. Classic Rock.
Woodstock Trivia Quiz - test your knowledge of...
Woodstock Trivia Quiz       Test your Woodstock TQ (Trivia Quotient) ..
Bands of San Francisco
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.
Vinyl vs. CD
A look at advantages, disadvantages and differences between vinyl albums and compact discs. Page 3.
Where To Find Vinyl Records
The best sources for finding collectible vinyl albums and singles. Page 4.
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory. Page 5.
ZZ Top
History and biography of Southern rock band ZZ Top
Songs for Winter
Classic rock songs featuring ice, snow, winter cold themes.
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Biographical profile of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Interview: May Pang
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Syd Barrett
Bio profile of Syd Barrett, founding member of Pink Floyd.
Glam Rock 101
History, description and examples of glam rock.
Rolling Stones Career Milestones
A chronology of imnportant events in the life of The Rolling Stones
Pink Floyd 101
Hisroty, music, performances, profiles, reviews, discography of Pink Floyd
Songs in the Key of Summer
10 classic rock songs about summer
Pink Floyd Timeline
Pink Floyd timeline - milestones in Pink Floyd history
Queen
Biographical profile of Queen: Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon
The Woodstock Diaries
Daily journal of events at the Woodstock festival in 1969
Genesis
Profile of British progressive rock band Genesis, including Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett.
10 Great Debut Albums
Ten of the best debut albums by classic rock artists.
Best 100 Mile An Hour Songs
Best 100 Mile-An-Hour Songs. Classic Rock.
Southern Rock 101
History, description and examples of Southern Rock genre
Blues Rock 101
History, description and examples of the classic rock sub-genre Blues Rock.
Janis Joplin
Biographical profile of singer Janis Joplin.
Woodstock 101
Woodstock 101 - a look at the history, performers and music of the 1969 Woodstock festival.
Hey Jude
Information about the Beatles album Hey Jude. Page 23.
Top 5 Rod Stewart albums
Picks for the top 5 Rod Stewart studio albums
Paul McCartney
Biographical profile of Paul McCartney of The Beatles.
Whatever Happened to The Runaways?
A look at where former members of the '70s all-female rock band, The Runaways are today.
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
New in classic rock - April 2014
New releases and reissues from classic rock artists in April 2014
Black Sabbath
Biographical profile of Black Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward.
Pete Best
Profile of Pete Best, original drummer for the Beatles, including significant facts, his time with The Beatles, and his solo career afterwards.
Glam Metal 101
History, description and examples of glam metal rock.
Toto bio
Biography and music of classic rock band, Toto.
Progressive Rock 101
History, description and examples of Progressive Rock.
Styx CD Review
Review of One With Everything CD by Styx and The Contemporary Youth Orchestra.
May Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in May.
The Who Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz   All About The Who  
Reader smackdown: Queen vs. The Beatles
What readers say about which band is the bigger success, The Beatles or Queen.
Top 10 Rush Albums
Top 10 albums (six studio releases, three live) by prog rockers Rush
Abbey Road
Information about the Beatles album Abbey Road. Page 22.
Classic Rock 2014 Music Festival Guide
Outdoor music festivals featuring classic rock
Sex Pistols
Biographical profile of Sex Pistols including Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious, Steve Jones and Paul Cook.
Scary Stories of Classic Rock
Spooky stories, fit for Halloween, from the world of classic rock.
Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)
Biographical profile of CSNY -- Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
Phil Collins
Profile Phil Collins Genesis. Classic Rock.
The Doors
Photo gallery of The Doors including pictures of Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robbie Krieger and John Densmore.
Book Review: Laurel Canyon
Review of Laurel Canyon, the Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Legendary Neighborhood by Michael Walker.
Meat Loaf
Life and music of classic rock vocalist Meat Loaf
Deep Purple
Biographical profile of hard rock/heavy metal band Deep Purple.
Live Gig Review: Styx
Review of Styx concert July 30, 2010 at Deschutes County Fair in Redmond, Oregon.
Bob Dylan Lyrics Quiz
Bob Dylan Lyrics Quiz Match the Lyric to the Song Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
About Classic Rock | Band Names Trivia
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Top 5 Richie Havens albums
The top five studio albums recorded by Richie Havens
Musical Dads of Musical Kids
A look at classic rock artists who have passed musical talent on to their children.
Yes
History and music of the progressive rock band Yes
Top 10 British Glam Rock Songs of the 70s
List of the top ten British glam rock songs of the 70s.
Hope & Glory
Review of the solo album by Heart's Ann Wilson, Hope and Glory.
Dennis DeYoung - 'One Hundred Years From Now'...
Review of the solo album, One Hundred Years From Now, by Dennis DeYoung, formerly of Styx.
Rolling Stones
Biographical profile of Rolling Stones
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.
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.
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.
Jimi Hendrix
Biographical profile of Jimi Hendrix
The Legacy of Woodstock
A look at the legacy of the 1969 Woodstock festival and why its 40th anniversary is significant.
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.
45 gift ideas for classic rock fans
Gift ideas for classic rock fans
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.
Best 100 Mile-An-Hour Songs
Best 100 Mile-An-Hour Songs. Classic Rock. Page 2.
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.
Discography of The Doors
The Doors catalog - discography of studio and live albums by The Doors
Meet The Beatles!
Information about the Beatles album Meet The Beatles. Page 4.
Surf Rock 101
Surf Rock 101. Classic Rock.
Top 10 Worst "Lost Love" Songs
Love has long been a popular theme in rock music: finding it, wishing you could find it, losing it, never having it, wanting more of it. Lost love has inspired poets, novelists and songwriters through the ages. The theme has also inspired some of the worst rock song lyrics you can imagine.
Play on, you crazy piper
Background and trivia about Pink Floyd's debut album, 'The Piper at the Gates of Dawn'
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.
Revolver
Information about the Beatles album Revolver. Page 16.
Buffalo Springfield
History and music of the '60s rock band, Buffalo Springfield
The Rolling Stones
History, music and reviews of The Rolling Stones
The Beatles' Second Album
Information about The Beatles Second Album. Page 5.
Top Classic Rock Podcasts
Top classic rock podcasts
Blue Oyster Cult
Biographical profile of Blue Oyster Cult, or BOC

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