Listicles

11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits (Part 2)

It’s amazing that these songs – many by huge stars – were not only played on Top 40 radio… they became smash hits. Their stories…

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10 Grammy Album of the Year Hits & Misses

Why “And the winner is…” often leads to #SMH. We’ve identified some that were well-deserved and others that didn’t make sense

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11 Surprising 1970s Radio Hits (Part 4)

Our series continues with novelty songs, a German driving song, and one from a movie that scared the daylights out of us. Everybody was Kung Fu Fighting…

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17 More Books That Every Hippie Owned

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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13 Books That Every Hippie Owned

In order to be a bona fide hippie, it was imperative to familiarize oneself with certain books. We’ve chosen a baker’s dozen.

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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 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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10 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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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 Greatest Power Pop Songs

Its origins reach back to the early Who. But during the golden era of power pop – 1972-’81 – these 10 songs were as incandescent as pop-rock can be.

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