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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.
Eagles
History and music of classic rock band Eagles
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.
Sex Pistols
Biographical profile of Sex Pistols including Johnny Rotten, Sid Vicious, Steve Jones and Paul Cook.
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
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
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.
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.
Tour Schedules
Classic Rock Tour Schedules
Warm Up to These 14 Classic Rock Songs About...
Classic rock songs featuring ice, snow, winter cold themes.
Classic Rock New Release Calendar
Classic rock new releases June 2010
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
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
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.
Top 10 Classic Rock Instrumentals
A list of the top 10 instrumentals by classic rock arists.
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
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.
September Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of September.
Cream
Biographical profile of rock power trio Cream.
Halloween for Grownups
List of the classic rock songs with the most spooky, scary combination of music and lyrics.
The Beatles
Beatles resources including profiles, history, biography, photos, discography, trivia, lyrics, reviews.
About Fleetwood Mac
History of Fleetwood Mac. Classic Rock.
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
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 new releases and reissues in September
New releases and reissues from classic rock artists in September 2013
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
Best Songs You Won't Hear on Classic Rock Radio
Best classic rock songs that didn't receive mainstream radio airplay
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
Top 10 Movie Soundtracks Featuring Classic Rock...
Top 10 movie soundtracks featuring classic rock music.
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
Woodstock 101
Woodstock 101 - a look at the history, performers and music of the 1969 Woodstock festival.
Ten Best Classic Rock Debut Albums
Ten of the best debut albums by classic rock artists.
Radio Station Directory
Directory of US radio stations that play classic rock.
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 Doors Trivia Quiz
The Doors Trivia Quiz    
Top 10 Rock Music Myths
Myths and legends about rock music artists.
Rock riffs remembered
A look at memorable guitar riffs in classic rock songs.
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz
Pink Floyd Trivia Quiz Test your Pink Floyd Trivia IQ ..
Interview: May Pang
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The Division Bell
Pink Floyd discography, with information about Pink Floyd's 1994 album, The Division Bell. Page 15.
Top 10 Songs About Paying Taxes
Classic Rcks songs about the evils of money and taxes.
Why People Collect Records
Guide to collecting vinyl record albums and singles.
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
ZZ Top
History and biography of Southern rock band ZZ Top
Journey
Biographical profile of rock band Journey
Woodstock Trivia Quiz - test your knowledge of...
Woodstock Trivia Quiz       Test your Woodstock TQ (Trivia Quotient) ..
Top 5 Rod Stewart albums
Picks for the top 5 Rod Stewart studio albums
Toto bio
Biography and music of classic rock band, Toto.
Fleetwood Mac music
The story of Fleetwood Mac's musical transformation as told by their catalog of original studio and live albums.
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 10 British Glam Rock Songs of the 70s
List of the top ten British glam rock songs of the 70s.
Southern Rock 101
History, description and examples of Southern Rock genre
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.
The Who
Biographical profile of The Who. Classic Rock.
Look who's 50 already!
Classic rock bands celebrating 50 year anniversary in 2014
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.
10 hot performances by 10 women who made rock...
Ten of the hottest performances by ten women who made rock history.
Grunge 101
Grunge 101 - history, description and examples of grunge rock.
Def Leppard
Biographical profile of classic rock band Def Leppard.
Black Sabbath
Biographical profile of Black Sabbath - Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi, Geezer Butler and Bill Ward.
Led Zeppelin
Biographical profile of Led Zeppelin
AC/DC
Biographical profile of Australian rock band AC/DC including history, discography, tour schedule, lyrics and guitar chords and tabls.
Rolling Stones career milestones
A chronology of imnportant events in the life of The Rolling Stones
About Classic Rock | Trivia Quiz
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Lynyrd Skynyrd
Biographical profile of Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Blondie
History and music of Blondie, including Deborah Harry, Chris Stein, Clem Burke, Jimmy Destri, Paul Carbonara, Leigh Foxx, Kevin Patrick.
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.
Who Organized the First Woodstock Festival?
Performers and set lists at Woodstock in August 1969. Page 3.
Crosby, Stills & Nash (and Young)
Biographical profile of CSNY -- Crosby Stills Nash and Young.
Aerosmith
History and music of Aerosmith, the best selling American rock band in history.
Classic Rock Bands You Never Knew You Didn't Know
Top classic rock bands you may never have heard of.
Psychedelic Rock 101
History and examples of Psych Rock and artists who performed Psychedelic Rock.
Queen
Biographical profile of Queen: Freddie Mercury, Brian May, Roger Taylor, John Deacon
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory
Classic Rock Radio Station Directory. Page 5.
Discography of The Doors
The Doors catalog - discography of studio and live albums by The Doors
Reader smackdown: Queen vs. The Beatles
What readers say about which band is the bigger success, The Beatles or Queen.
Van Halen Still Has It
Van Halen concert as an exercise in good parenting and stupid guy things.
Bob Dylan Lyrics Quiz
Bob Dylan Lyrics Quiz Match the Lyric to the Song Sorry, but this quiz requires that you have javascript
The Who Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz   All About The Who  
Christine McVie profile
Biographical profile and discography of former Fleetwood Mac singer, songwriter, keyboardist Christine McVie.
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
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.
Surf Rock 101
Surf Rock 101. Classic Rock.
Genesis
Profile of British progressive rock band Genesis, including Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett.
Everything You Need to Know about Rock Musician...
Life and music of classic rock vocalist Meat Loaf
Pink Floyd Timeline
Pink Floyd timeline - milestones in Pink Floyd history
Styx CD Review
Review of One With Everything CD by Styx and The Contemporary Youth Orchestra.
Vinyl Records and Art
The role of album cover art in the hobby of collecting vinyl records. Page 2.
The Byrds
Biographical profile of The Byrds.
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.
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz
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Where To Find Vinyl Records
The best sources for finding collectible vinyl albums and singles. Page 4.
Eagles discography
Discography, back catalog of the classic rock band, Eagles
The Doors
Profile of the rock band, The Doors.
Essential classic rock Christmas albums
Holiday music classic rock style
Led Zeppelin discography
Discography, catalog of albums by Led Zeppelin
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.
Janis Joplin
Biographical profile of singer Janis Joplin.
Classic rock catalog: Boston discography
Discography, back catalog of rock band Boston
Top 10 Rush Albums
Top 10 albums (six studio releases, three live) by prog rockers Rush
Jefferson Airplane / Starship
Profile of psychedelic rock pioneers Jefferson Airplane/Starship.
Grateful Dead
Biographical profile of Grateful Dead
45 gift ideas for classic rock fans
Gift ideas for classic rock fans
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.
July Birthdays
Birthdays of classic rock artists born in the month of July
Bio, profile: Yes
History and music of the progressive rock band Yes
The Rolling Stones Discography
Discography of studio and live albums in The Rolling Stones catalog
The Grand Illusion - Love, Lies, and My Life...
Review of The Grand Illusion: Love, Lies, and My Life with Styx by Chuck Panozzo with Michele Skettino, a book about the Styx co-founder/bassist coming to grips with his homosexuality.
Fast Facts (and arcane trivia) About Pink...
The stories behind the inspiration, production, and release of Pink Floyd album The Wall
Vinyl vs. CD
A look at advantages, disadvantages and differences between vinyl albums and compact discs. Page 3.
Top 10 non-traditional Christmas songs
Top 10 non-traditional Christmas holiday songs by classic rock artists
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 Beatles Trivia Quiz
Classic Rock Trivia Quiz All About The Beatle
1974-75 Lineup
Photo gallery of rock band The Eagles including pictures of Don Henley, Glenn Frey, Bernie Leadon, Randy Meisner and Don Felder.
The Moody Blues
Profile Moody Blues. Classic Rock.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Photo Gallery: Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin Photo Gallery. Classic Rock.
10 Summer Music Festivals Featuring Classic...
Guide to summer outdoor music festivals with emphasis on those featuring classic rock artists
Jimi Hendrix
Biographical profile of Jimi Hendrix
CD Review - "Garcia Plays Dylan"
CD Review - Garcia Plays Dylan. Classic Rock.
Whatever Happened to The Runaways?
A look at where former members of the '70s all-female rock band, The Runaways are today.
Top 5 Sources For Lyrics, Chords, and Tabs
Sources For Classic Rock Lyrics, Chords, and Tabs
Foreigner In Concert
Review of the concert by Foreigner on June 8, 2007 at DTE Energy Music Theater in Clarkston, Michigan.
Great classic rock guitar licks
Part two in a series of lists of some of the most memorable classic rock guitar riffs.
My favorite classic rock collaborations in 2013
Favorite 2013 albums featuring collaborations with classic rock artists.
Goth Rock 101
History, definition and examples of Goth Rock.
Mark Knopfler discography
Solo album catalog discography of Mark Knopfler, co-founder of Dire Straits.
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.
Grand Funk Railroad
Grand Funk Railroad (also known as Grand Funk or GFR) ascended to dominance of the American rock scene
Rolling Stones
Biographical profile of Rolling Stones

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