Posts From Best Classic Bands Staff

Remembering ‘The Midnight Special’

The series launched the 1970s trend of live rock music on late night TV with its pilot in 1972 + boosted the career of Wolfman Jack. Check out the guests and some great clips

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The #1 Albums of 1974: Look Back

No less than 25 different titles were at #1 for at least one week in the U.S. The two artists with the most weeks at the top might surprise you

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Rolling Stones Announce Rescheduled 2019 Dates

Less than seven weeks after the original dates for their North American No Filter tour were postponed due to Mick Jagger’s heart condition, the band revealed new dates

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Eric Clapton Ends Royal Albert Hall Show With ‘Purple Rain’

Slowhand opened his London 2019 concert with a cover of “Que Sera Sera,” in tribute to Doris Day, who had died earlier that day, then closed the show with a Prince tribute

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Classic Rock Hits on Top 40 May 1973

Check out the videos from some all-time greats including Steely Dan, the Edgar Winter Group and Stealers Wheel’s “Stuck in the Middle With You.”

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Clapton, Winwood, Santana at Hyde Park: 2018

On a beautiful July day, a trio of classic rock legends treated a London crowd to dozens of their best known songs. Our recap…

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The Who Open 2019 Orchestral Tour: Watch

The band began the first leg of their North American tour that they’re doing with local orchestras, focusing largely on songs from Tommy and Quadrophenia

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Radio Hits May 1967: Look Back

The airwaves were filled with some great pop vocals this week including two songs that paid tribute to other greats in their genre

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Top Radio Hits 1969: Look Back

As the decade came to a close, rock acts joined R&B artists for an amazing array of future classic rock greats, and a Broadway musical yielded 4 smash hits

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Adam Sandler Pays Tribute to Pal with ‘Chris Farley Song’

The comic actor hosted Saturday Night Live for the first time on May 4, 2019, and honored “my boy” with a new song that will melt your heart

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