Category Archives: Classic Rock

A Brief History of the Electric Guitar

Jimi Hendrix, Les Paul, Eddie Van Halen, Carlos Santana, Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton and Slash. These are just a few ...
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Key Events in Rock and Roll History

If you're seriously into rock and roll, wanting to discover its colorful history most likely comes naturally to you. You ...
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The Top Artists and Songs of Classic Rock

What does "classic rock" really mean? To others, the term may be casually referred to as some rock music that ...
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The Rolling Stones’ US Billboard Hot Hits

No doubt about it -- the Rolling Stones are one of the most commercially successful and longest-living rock groups in ...
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One Hit Wonders of the 60s

The 1960s is probably the most phenomenal decade when it comes to music -- there's the British Invasion, folk and ...
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One Hit Wonders of the 2000s

The music scene of the new millennium wasn't bereft of one-hit wonders, especially on the American charts, which they used ...
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One Hit Wonders of the 1980s

The term "one-hit wonder" refers to an artist who enjoys a hit on the national US chart -- most specifically ...
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One Hit Wonders of the 1990s

For almost all artists, having a hit on the US Billboard charts (most importantly the Hot 100 or pop chart) ...
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One Hit Wonders of the 70s

The 1970s was an amazing decade for music. There was disco, funk, progressive rock, soft rock, and punk rock. The ...
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Music of the 1970s

Music of the 1970s

In the 1970s, even though there were still protests, things in the United States began settling down from the way ...
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Music of the 1960s

The 1960s was a time of change for the United States. It was known as the era of counterculture and ...
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Music of the 1950s

The 1950s evokes many thoughts in people's minds.  Those can range from the golden age of Americana to final years ...
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Top Selling Music Artists Of All Time

Check out these top selling musical acts of all time.... does the list surprise you? ...
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Top Artists and Bands of the 70s

The 1970s saw the rise of rock bands with their electric guitars and the Disco craze.  Popular artists included Elton ...
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Top Artists and Bands of the 60s

The 1960s saw a revolution in popular music with such bands as the Beatles and Rolling Stones leading the British ...
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Top Artists and Bands of the 80s

The 1980s saw the rise of pop music and heavy metal and the beginnings of rap.  Check out these top ...
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Top Artists and Bands of the 50s

Elvis Presley was the one who made the musical explosion during the 50s  -- sure, he was not the inventor ...
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Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder was born Stevie Hardaway Judkins on May 13, 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan. He has been blind since infancy ...
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The Amboy Dukes

The Amboy Dukes

Ted Nugent and the Amboy Dukes The Amboy Dukes were a Detroit progressive rock band that launched the career of ...
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Dave Dudley

Dave Dudley – “Six Days on the Road”

Short career summary on Dave Dudley Dave Dudley was an American country singer known for his several songs about trucks ...
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Arthur Alexander

Arthur Alexander – Country and R&B Pioneer

What is Arthur Alexander's most successful song? Alexander’s most successful hit was the R&B classic “You Better Move On” which ...
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