The Classic Rock Legacy

How Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders Led to 10cc: A Groovy Kind of Story

Two related British “one-hit wonder” bands had to come and go before one of their members finally found lasting success. It’s a groovy tale indeed!

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13 Times When Glen Campbell Rocked

Think of Glen Campbell and your mind goes first to those big country/pop hits. But the guy could rock like crazy too. Here are some of our favorites.

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When Neil Young Found a Neil Young Bootleg

What happened way back in 1971 when a rock star went record shopping and found a bootleg of his own music? It wasn’t pretty, but it’s fascinating

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Bon Jovi with Richie Sambora at 2018 Rock Hall Induction

Radio host Howard Stern praised the band in his induction speech as “some of the nicest people I’ve met,” before lambasting the Rock Hall’s Jann Wenner

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6 Bands. 6 Hits. 1 Lead Singer

The singer still lays claim to the title of the only one-hit wonder who did it six times. It’s a title that’s unlikely to ever be matched.

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Moody Blues’ Overdue 2018 Rock Hall Induction

The group members were genuinely humbled following their decades-long snub. Watch their speeches and performances of several favorites

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Redbone’s History-Making ‘Come and Get Your Love’

In 1974, the group became the first Native American band to achieve a Top 5 single on the Hot 100. The song received its first official video in 2020

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When Hugh Hefner Championed Rock Music

For more than a year, 1969-70, Hef invited the top rock and soul acts of the day to perform on national TV. Here are more than a dozen of those clips.

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Cheap Trick’s ‘Dream’ 2016 Rock Hall Induction

Kid Rock noted how the band recalled The Beatles and were both punk and pop. Then Cheap Trick musically wrapped up the night

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Deep Purple Inducted in Rock Hall with ‘Smoking’ 2016 Set

Founder Ritchie Blackmore wasn’t there to share the honor. But the band were still a hit with the induction ceremony crowd

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