The Rock and Folk Legend Neil Young

Neil Young

One of the most influential singer-songwriters in the history of modern music Canadian singer-songwriter Neil Young has one of the most distinctive styles in American music. Especially during in his generation, Young rose to become one of the most influential singer-songwriters by writing and recording songs such as “Heart Of Gold,” “Old … Read more

The Iconic Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan

A short career summary on one of the greatest singers-songwriters of all time The legendary Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman in 1941) is an American folk/blues/country singer-songwriter and musician whose songs reflected the counterculture generation as well as social and political unrest during the 1960s. His songs became anthems of the … Read more

David Bowie: The Musical Chameleon

David Bowie

No one can deny David Bowie’s tremendous influence on rock and pop music. His ability to adapt himself to the musical changes he had seen for the last four decades has him pegged as the musical chameleon – and along with the radical shift in styles came the change in the way … Read more

Introduction to Three Dog Night

Three Dog Night

Formation of the band Three Dog Night Three Dog Night is an American pop/rock/blue-eyed soul band originating from Los Angeles, California, largely known for its stirring vocal harmonies as well as having made hits from interpreting songs written by other artists. The nucleus of this group consists of Danny Hutton, Chuck Negron … Read more

Led Zeppelin — One of the Pioneers of Heavy Metal and Classic Rock

Led Zeppelin

Introduction to Led Zeppelin English classic rock group Led Zeppelin are considered one of the most critically and commercially successful iconic bands of the 20thcentury, led by vocalist/songwriter Robert Plant and his henchmen – guitarist Jimmy Page, bassist John Paul Jones, and drummer John Bonham (died in 1980). One of the biggest … Read more

Little Richard – The Rock and Roll Dynamo

Little Richard

Who doesn’t know Little Richard and his iconic style? He was a force in the forming of modern rock and roll. Summary of Little Richard’s life and career The self-proclaimed “Architect Of Rock and Roll”, singer,songwriter and pianist Little Richard (born Richard Wayne Penniman on December 5, 1932 in Macon, Georgia) has … Read more

The Music and Harmonies of The Everly Brothers

The Everly Brothers

The Everly Brothers were a musical force in the 50s and 60s. They influenced many of the most popular bands we know of today. The Everly Brothers – one of the most influential rock and roll duo’s The Everly Brothers were a pop and country duo comprised of brothers Phil and Don … Read more

Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and Roll

Elvis Presley

Introduction to Elvis Presley When you think of oldies music, you’d think of many things like 1950s rock and roll and Elvis Presley. Elvis Presley was the first real rock and roll star who rose into fame during the 50s music era. A white southerner who sang blues laced with country and … Read more

The legendary tunesmith, Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond

An introduction to Neil Diamond Singer-songwriter-composer Neil Diamond has enjoyed a long career that boasts hundred million record sales to his name and numerous Billboard hit singles including his adult contemporary chart smashes. He dropped out while he was a graduating student at New York University to accept an irresistible offer from … Read more

Earth, Wind and Fire – One of the biggest acts of the 1970s

Earth, Wind and Fire

Introduction to Earth, Wind and Fire Grammy Award-winning Earth, Wind and Fire are one of the most popular, commercially successful and influential bands in the 20thcentury, having produced hits singles, best-selling albums and an induction to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They reached the peak of their career during the … Read more

The Bee Gees and Their Music

The Bee Gees, from top to bottom, Barry, Robin and Maurice Gibb

One of the most famous groups of all time, the Bee Gees are a British-Australian group who catapulted into worldwide fame during the 1970s disco era. The Bee Gee’s sound can also be easily identified by their tight, famous three-vocal harmonies, with Barry’s falsetto becoming the band’s trademark. It is that kind … Read more

The Music and Legacy of Crosby, Stills and Nash

Crosby, Stills and Nash

The forming of Crosby, Stills and Nash Before the formation of Crosby, Stills and Nash, each of the members had belonged to their own famous group. Crosby had been a member of the Byrds as a singer-songwriter and guitarist; Stills had performed with Buffalo Springfield, also as a singer-songwriter and guitarist. And … Read more

Air Supply – Soft-Rock Masters

Air Supply

Introduction to Air Supply Air Supply is a soft rock duo consisting of Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock formed in 1975 in Melbourne, Australia. Early on they were considered a band with various musicians, but Russell & Hitchcock were always the key performers and eventually became a duo. Along with original member Chrissie … Read more

Aerosmith – One of the Greatest Rock ‘n Roll Bands

Aerosmith

Introduction to Aerosmith Aerosmith is a successful hard rock group out of Boston, MA. The group had 21 Top 40 hits from 1975 – 2001, 8 reached the top 10. “I Don’t Want To Miss A Thing”was there only number 1 hit (4 weeks). They did however have 9 Mainstream Rock #1 … Read more

Introduction to ABBA

ABBA

From stars in their native Sweden, ABBA became a global pop culture phenomenon ABBA was a pop group from Stockholm, Sweden from the 70s music to 80s music era. Band members consisted of Anni-Frid (Frida) Lyngstad (vocals), Bjorn Ulvaeus (guitar), Benny Andersson (keyboards), and Agnetha Faltskog (vocals). The group had 14 US … Read more