Listicles

13 Classic Triple Albums: When Rockers Expanded the Limits

In the classic rock era, some of the greatest artists expanded the limits of what was being released on vinyl. We look back at some of the best 3-LP sets.

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11 Classic Rock Driving Songs: Reader Favorites

The car is gassed up and you’re ready to hit the road. These tunes from Bob Seger, BTO, The Doors, and Kraftwerk will help pass the time

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11 Greatest Not-So-Typical Guitar Leads

Guitar World Founding Editor Noe Gold identifies 11 classic rock guitar leads whose greatness isn’t speed & flash but melodicism, ingenuity and originality.

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11 Great Rock and Pop Summer Songs

Here are some favorites on our playlist that span several decades, to help you celebrate the season of barbecues, convertibles and beaches

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10 1970s Classic Rock Songs You Won’t Forget

You don’t need to spin some of the biggest rock songs of all time. Just hit that button in your brain and voila! They play!

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10 Re-Released Songs That Became Hits

Sometimes the timing just wasn’t right. When these classic rock songs first went to radio they flopped. The stars were aligned the second time

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9 (More) Signature Rock Classics That Weren’t U.S. Chart Hits

Top 40 occasionally occasionally turned a deaf ear to some of the greatest works from legendary rock artists like John Fogerty and Elton John

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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 Covers by Metal Bands

Metal bands are not known for tackling other artists’ material. Someone forgot to tell that to Van Halen, Judas Priest, Iron Maiden and several others.

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11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits (Part 5)

Another edition of our series includes a Stones classic plus one by a singing nun. (No, not that one.) And a dreadful single that stayed on top for 10 weeks

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