Posts From Best Classic Bands Staff

2-Year-Old Wins Internet: Names 21 Beatles Songs in 2 Minutes

Young Walter Bolin occasionally embellishes some of their titles, like “Love, Love Me Do” and “She Loves You Yeah Yeah.” A future “Name That Tune” champ

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1977: The Year in 50 Classic Rock Albums

Many of these titles from this diverse year in music remain cornerstones of any essential classic rock record collection.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: 100 Crucial Omissions

Every year, when the new inductees are announced, there is lots of grumbling from rock fans about omissions. Here’s a start…

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Doobie Brothers, T. Rex Head Rock Hall Class of 2020

The Hall of Fame continues to play catch-up on influential classic rock stars that have been eligible for decades. Other choices continue to raise eyebrows

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Steve Miller Slams Rock Hall at 2016 Induction

After the Black Keys inducted him and he performed 3 of his hits, the Space Cowboy went into a rant about the Institution’s policies

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Top Albums of January 1977: Soaring Up the Charts

Nine months after its release, Bob Seger’s 2-LP live set finally enjoyed national acclaim thanks to the success of his band’s breakthrough studio album

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Beatles Releases: What’s Coming in 2020?

Fans have now come to expect deluxe, expanded editions of their catalog on the 50th anniversary. Peter Jackson’s Let It Be film is anticpated for 2020

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1967 in Rock Music: A Look Back

1967 was one amazing year for rock, pop and soul music. Here are some of the highlights when FM “underground” radio was starting to overtake AM Top 40

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Top Albums in January 1981: Look Back

This week at the top of Record World’s sales chart: REO Speedwagon, Queen, AC/DC, and John Lennon were among the top-sellers

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Rush Drummer, Neil Peart, Dies of Brain Cancer

The band wrote, “It is with broken hearts and the deepest sadness that we must share the terrible news” of their friend and bandmate

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