Tag "classic rock"

Moody Blues, Cars, Bon Jovi Lead Rock Hall 2018

Dire Straits, Nina Simone and the influential Sister Rosetta Tharpe are also among the inductees, as the HoF continues to catch up with many overlooked acts

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Pat DiNizio, Smithereens Singer, Dies at 62

“Pat had the magic touch. He channeled the essence of joy and heartbreak into hook-laden three minute pop songs,” said the band in a statement.

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2017 in Review: New Albums by Classic Rockers

It’s that time of year–music for everyone! Here, for your wish list, are 34 brand new albums, all released during 2017, by classic rock artists.

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Look Back: Top 40 Radio Hits December 1969

As a memorable decade ended, rock songs dominated the radio with Led Zeppelin’s biggest hit, the 3rd smash from Blood, Sweat & Tears and a memorable #1

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The Great Lost Rock Festival of 1969

In a way better than Woodstock? Atlantic City Pop Festival – two weeks before the famed fest in Upstate NY – had a more diverse line-up, and really rocked.

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December 8, 1980: A Day We Can Never Forget

We lost one of our heroes on this day. Instead of dwelling on his death, let’s remember his life. All he was saying was give peace a chance.

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2017 in Review: Best of the Boxed Sets & Collections

It’s that time of year and we’ve ID’d great titles from the Beatles, Beach Boys, Stones, Dylan, Eagles and more. Our guide to the year’s best. Happy shopping!

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Traffic’s ‘Mr. Fantasy’ Album @50

In the hands of a lesser group than Traffic, the various musical styles represented on ‘Mr. Fantasy’ may well have been a mishmash.

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Gregg Allman Shares a Fillmore East Secret

Dennis Elsas’ conversation with the legendary artist about his roots and return to recording and a wild fact about the legendary Live at Fillmore cover

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Great Classic Rock Trios: 10 Powerful Threesomes

Sometimes there’s nothing more powerful than a three-piece band. We profile 10 of the best, including Cream, Rush, ZZ Top and the Jimi Hendrix Experience.

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