The Classic Rock Legacy

11 Great Southern Rock Albums

The genre is difficult to define. You just know it when you hear it. And these studio albums are, without a doubt, the real deal.

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10 Times the Beatles Used Pseudonyms on Records

You may not think you know Dr. Winston O’Boogie, Percy Thrillington, Jai Raj Harrison or Richie Snare, but trust us, you do.

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Bon Jovi’s Game-Changing ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’

Guess who didn’t much care for the song that made Bon Jovi into a major force of rock for decades to come? And who’s just fine with it now…

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Genesis’ Path to Success: The Inside Story

Before he became Atlantic Records’ President, Jerry Greenberg said: “I never heard one note of their music. But just from what I read in the English papers about them, I thought: ‘I’ve gotta have this group.’”

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10 Rocking ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Performances

He may have been a square but he knew what “the kiddies” wanted to hear. Check out these great clips from the all-time biggest variety show in America.

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Woodstock: The Myth vs the Reality

The iconic Woodstock Fest in ’69 has both its myth and reality – not all that different. But over time the event’s public image has strayed from the truth.

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Def Leppard: 10 Things You Might Not Know

We take a deep dive to unearth some interesting tidbits about the band that perhaps have eluded all but the most devoted followers.

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10 (More) Big Rock Acts Without a Top 10 US Single

The follow-up to our story includes even more recording artists that surprisingly never achieved a pop hit in America, including many Rock Hall members

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How J. Geils Band Broke Through With ‘Centerfold’

The only #1 hit for this dynamic Boston band was about a schoolboy crush later being crushed for real. We look back at an early MTV favorite.

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Blood, Sweat & Tears’ Groundbreaking Debut: Rewind

The idea was simple but brand new: a rock band augmented by a jazz-influenced horn section. Soon, a classic album was born.

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