Listicles

12 Catchy Rock Song Hooks

You can’t get it out of your head. The Founding Editor of Guitar World’s favorites include performances by Hendrix, Steely Dan and T Rex

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10 Great 1960s Instrumental Hits

Instrumentals used to be a regular feature of Top 40 radio. Here are the backstories on 10 of our favorites including songs by Herb Alpert and The Ventures

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11 Classic Rock Songs for Spring

There are few things sunnier than these songs about spring from some of classic rock’s greatest acts including Led Zeppelin, the Rascals and, yup, the Beach Boys

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10 Essential Rolling Stones Blues Songs

London’s finest were ace purveyors of the blues from the very start of their career. Our look back at highlights of the Stones’ blues-drenched catalog

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10 Seminal Hard Rock Albums

Albums from Deep Purple, Steppenwolf, Led Zep, Black Sabbath and The Who are all significant benchmarks in the birth of hard rock. Check out the complete list and see who’s #1

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15 Unlikely Covers by Classic Rock Artists

Surprising choices from The Beatles, Judas Priest, the Who, Deep Purple, the Stones, and 10 more unusual versions. Give a listen!

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10 Rock Legends With Just One Top 10 U.S. Single

Our look at the stars whose career features a significant outlier: all of them share a chart oddity… just one Top 10 U.S. pop hit

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10 Classic Rock Love Songs to Share With Friends

Songs like “Come on Eileen” and a Rolling Stones’ rarity are side-by-side with ones from Bob Dylan, Joe Cocker, Hall & Oates and Foreigner

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16 Classic Double-Sided Smash Singles of the ’60s

Singles, for the most part, housed just one memorable song. That, like so much else, began to change with the arrival of the Beatles.

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17 Must-Reads For Every Hippie’s Bookshelf

If you were a hippie, or still are, we’re betting you are familiar with most of these classics, including several novels, guides, poetry books and more.

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