St. Patty’s Day is just around the corner – here’s your Classic Rock playlist of the Top 10 Drinking Songs to get your party started! 10 The Champs – “Tequila” (1958) Although the word “Tequila” is shouted only three times throughout the whole song, this instrumental didn’t need any more lyrics due to its two-chord … Continue reading Top 10 Drinking Songs
10 Peter Gabriel – “Biko” (1980) Apartheid This tribute to Steve Biko, an anti-apartheid activist in South Africa, who died while in police custody in 1977, was originally recorded by Peter Gabriel, but has been covered by numerous artists including Simple Minds, Paul Simon, Joan Baez and many others. A live recording of the song … Continue reading Top 10 Protest Songs
Joni Mitchell stands among few peers in the industry. With numerous awards and accolades, perhaps her greatest credit is the fact that she has remained relevant for over four decades; her music has truly stood the test of time. Mitchell’s first album was released at the age of 26. Now, at the age of 72, … Continue reading 10 Lesser Known Facts About Joni Mitchell, And Why We Love Her
1. “Red White & Blue” – Lynyrd Skynyrd 2. “Born in the U.S.A.” – Bruce Springsteen 3. “Rockin’ in the U.S.A.” – Kiss 4. “Rockin’ in the Free World” – Neil Young 5. “R.O.C.K. in the U.S.A” – John Mellencamp 6. “Remember the Heroes” – Sammy Hagar 7. “Living in the U.S.A.” – Steve Miller … Continue reading 15 Patriotic Songs for Your Independence Day Playlist
The Max Volume Band has been touring, and releasing music since 2001. They play a blend of Rock, Hard Rock, Grunge, Blues and Alternative. They’ve been a favorite national support act on the west coast for years, opening shows for Frank Hannon of Tesla, Y&T, UFO, Thin Lizzy, Dave Mason, Pat Travers, Les Dudek, Steve … Continue reading Congrats to our affiliate KOZZ and the ‘mighty’ Max Volume!
Today is John Fogerty’s birthday, which seems like a good excuse to revisit our 7 favorite John Fogerty / Creedence Clearwater Revival songs. Happy birthday, John! 7. “Centerfield” (with Keith Urban) 6. “Born on the Bayou” 5. “Proud Mary” 4. “Have You Ever Seen the Rain” 3. “Travelin’ Band” 2. “Bad Moon Rising” 1. “Fortunate … Continue reading John Fogerty’s 7 Best Songs
Musical genius and sheer graft alone didn’t make AC/DC the biggest rock band in the world. It is also required the support, commitment and individual talent of key people behind the scenes. The Youngs: The Brothers Who Built AC/DC author Jesse Fink nominates 10 figures who mattered in the AC/DC story. 1 MUTT LANGE … Continue reading 10 Forgotten Heroes of AC/DC