The Classic Rock Legacy

The Top 10 Most Blatant Bob Dylan Imitations

Some artists have bristled at being called the “new Dylan.” Others revel in being blatant copycats. Here are some of our favorites from the latter camp.

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Procol Harum’s ‘A Whiter Shade of Pale’ @ 50

To this day, fans still debate the meaning of the song. But half a century after its release, it remains one of the most popular of all-time.

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10 Essential Rolling Stones Blues Songs

With the release of the Rolling Stones’ ‘Blue & Lonesome,’ we take a look back at highlights of their blues-drenched catalog.

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When Jefferson Airplane Sang From a NYC Rooftop

When the French filmmaker Godard needed a band for his new film on radical culture in 1968, he invited San Francisco’s finest. They responded by waking up New York City.

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10 Grammy Best New Artist Winners & Losers

Some of the winners will make you shake your head. Some Grammy trivia: Who won in 1970: CSN, Chicago or Led Zep? And you won’t believe who beat out Boston

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10 Great Road Trip Rock Albums

Every road trip needs a good soundtrack. Here are 10 albums that have been road tested to help the miles fly by and enhance your journey

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Scott McKenzie and That Song About ‘San Francisco’

It was a song of its time, inviting “gentle people” to wear flowers in their hair and migrate to California, Many thousands took his advice.

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David Bowie 1947 – 2016

The words “David Bowie dead” come as a shock. The star’s Facebook page notes he “died peacefully today… after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer.”

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10 Great Jimmy Page Non-Led Zep Songs

Led Zeppelin is just a part of Pagey’s musical legacy. Here are some of his other great guitar-playing moments with Clapton, Beck, Cocker + more.

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Otis Redding: ‘Dock of the Bay’ Celebrates 50th

When he died at age 26 the Crown Prince of Soul had already recorded close to 10 albums’ worth of original studio tracks plus a number of dynamic live performances

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