NEWS PLUS:

What’s the latest info about about rock music and the most interesting and momentous events in its past? You can find it all here: breaking news, sales and airplay charts from the past, notable occasions, and our appreciations of recently departed artists and other musical figures of note

Top-Selling Albums of 1980: Look Back

Many all-time classics were among the year’s biggest sellers, including two classic rock LPs that are the #5 and #8 best sellers of all time

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Radio Hits in August 1973: Look Back

The Top 10 for this week had plenty of classic rock hits including a bad, bad song at #1. If you don’t love these, have someone check your pulse

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Radio Hits in August 1967: The Summer of Love

A memorable season resonated this week on New York’s WABC as a Beatles fave held the top spot followed by hits from The Doors, the Monkees + Stevie Wonder

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Radio Hits in August 1965: Look Back

The Beach Boys, the Beatles and Bob Dylan were all climbing the charts. No less than 5 of the songs in the Top 10 were performed by the same musicians

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Radio Hits in August 1968: Look Back

Top 40 was rocking in 1968 this week with a WLS Chicago Top 10 dominated by many classic rock favorites, including hits by The Doors, Cream and Steppenwolf

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Top Radio Hits 1967: Look Back

We celebrate the amazing year in music with vintage clips including faves by the Hollies, Aretha, the Turtles and Strawberry Alarm Clock. See what was #1

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Top Radio Hits in August 1972: Look Back

A re-release of “Layla” was joined in the Top 10 this week with one of the all-time great rebellious classic rock anthems

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Radio Hits of 1979: Look Back

In a year when the Sony Walkman and the Happy Meal were introduced, plenty of classic rock acts enjoyed some of their biggest hits. What was #1?

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Top Radio Hits in July 1966: Look Back

A great week with some wild stories about some of the biggest songs on the radio including hits by the Troggs, Mamas & the Papas and the Lovin’ Spoonful

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Top Radio Hits in July 1973: Look Back

Classic rock acts dominated the Top 40 this week in 1973 with all-time greats by Three Dog Night, George Harrison, the Doobie Brothers and Jim Croce

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