The Classic Rock Legacy

Looking Back at Fleetwood Mac’s Ambitious ‘Tusk’

How do you follow-up Rumours, one of the most successful albums ever? For these stars, it was with a 2-LP set. We tell the backstory + offer a Classic Video featuring the USC Marching Band

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Thank You, Peter Frampton

A few months before he turned 69, the popular musician announced his farewell tour, due to a rare and incurable muscular disease

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1975: Rolling Stones Perform on NYC’s Fifth Avenue

To promote their 1975 Made in the Shade tour, the band pulled off a stunt for the ages, playing live on a flatbed truck. Those were the days…

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1968—The Year in 50 Classic Rock Albums

Rock was still very intense in ’68 but it began giving way to quieter, more roots-oriented sounds. More than anything though, the music was diverse.

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I Get a Check From John Lennon

Rob Patterson once got a check from the former Beatle for $15. Everyone insisted he never cash it. Yet what Lennon really gave him was priceless.

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Janis Joplin Slays ‘Ball and Chain’ in Monterey Pop

When she stepped onto the Monterey stage she was still an unknown. When she left she was on her way to superstardom. This five-minute clip is why.

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10 Best Second Classic Rock Albums

A sophomore slump is a common classic rock jinx. Here are some where artists like Creedence and the Beatles made a big creative leap between albums 1 and 2

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Top 10 Classic Punk Rock Songs

Our writer examined the genre and made his picks including choice cuts from the Ramones, the Clash and Talking Heads. What’s #1?

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Shocking Blue Score With ‘Venus’

When the Dutch rock band replaced its male lead vocalist with a 21-year-old female, they enjoyed an out-of-this-world smash which sold a reported 7.5 million copies

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Tom Petty, American Rock Giant, 1950-2017

One of our country’s greatest rockers for more than 40 years, the Floridian never backed down, creating solid music that didn’t need to bow to trends.

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