Posts From Best Classic Bands Staff

Look Back: Top Radio Hits 1966

The British Invasion, popular vocalists and novelty hits all topped the charts. Songs from the Rascals, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, and Mamas & the Papas. What were the biggest?

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Rolling Stones Wrap Up 2018 Tour: Look Back

The final gig of the 2017-18 #NoFilter tour saw the band surveying their career, pumping out hit after hit and a handful of surprises.

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Radio Hits November 1973: Look Back

While Richard Nixon was insisting “I am not a crook,” Top 40 listeners enjoyed classic rock hits from Todd Rundgren, Steve Miller Band, the Stones and Jim Croce

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Roy Clark, Country Star & ‘Hee Haw’ Host, Dead

An influential master guitarist fluent in many genres, he was a star of television and the record charts, a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee and more.

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Dr. Hook ‘Cover of the Rolling Stone’

A band records a song about its burning desire to make it to the cover of the leading music magazine. We’ve got the backstory. Do you know who wrote it?

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Radio Hits in November 1967: Look Back

It was a melting pot in the Top 10 on WABC this week, with plenty of all-time favorites topped by a band with a psychedelic name and an unusual path to #1

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Joni Mitchell’s 75th Celebrated at All-Star Concert

Stars such as James Taylor, Graham Nash, Emmylou Harris, Norah Jones and more came out for the first of two concerts honoring the singer-songwriter

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The Beatles’ ‘White Album’ 50th Anniv. Set Arrives

The 1968 double album has been substantially expanded with 27 early acoustic demos and 50 session takes, most of which are previously unreleased in any form

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Look Back: Top 40 Rock Hits, November 1976

A novelty hit topped this week’s chart but there were huge rock hits from Frampton, Boston, Kiss, Rod Stewart and Steve Miller. More cowbell, anyone?

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Handicapping the 2019 Rock Hall Nominees!

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees for the 2019 class. We predict which artists we think will make the final cut.

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