In October 2014, the BBC released a rendition of the Beach Boys masterpiece “God Only Knows” performed by Brian Wilson, the BBC Orchestra and some friends. They dubbed the line-up the “Impossible Orchestra”. The stunning video, part of the BBC’s launch of BBC Music, has received almost 15 million views to date. The BBC also … Continue reading Throwback Video: “God Only Knows” performed by the Impossible Orchestra
In Steve Winwood Greatest Hits Live: All Access, Steve Winwood tells the stories behind the greatest hits from his career as a solo artist, with Traffic, Blind Faith and the Spencer Davis Group. Due out September 1st, Winwood Greatest Hits Live is a 2CD/4LP collection sourced from Steve Winwood’s personal archives of live performances. With … Continue reading Listen: Steve Winwood Greatest Hits Live All Access
Nothing says 4th of July like hosting friends and family, grilling on the deck or maybe chilling by the pool, some classic tunes coming through the outdoor speakers… But don’t just hit play on some generic playlist and call it a party – step up your Independence Day party with these 15 Patriotic Classic Rock … Continue reading 15 Patriotic Songs for Your Independence Day Playlist
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 Classic Rock 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
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