classic rock

Johnny Cash’s songs and life story had a huge impact on popular culture. For example, Lenny Kravitz released a song called “Johnny Cash.” While the song mentions Cash and his wife, June...

Lenny Kravitz’s “American Woman” is one of the most memorable songs of his career. His cover of the classic rock songs had a major impact on his life — and on the life of another...

“Fly Away” is one of Lenny Kravitz’s most famous classic rock songs. However, it almost left of its album. Here’s why Kravitz’s label initially hesitated to release the song...

The Beach Boys released songs about many subjects, from tropical island paradises to the genocide of Native Americans. One of their classic rock love songs was partly inspired by a jar of honey Mike Love...

Led Zeppelin was definitely an inspiration for Kiss — and two members of Kiss felt they surpassed the British band. On the other hand, one member of Kiss felt he’d be “crazy” to...

Jerry Lee Lewis’ “Great Balls of Fire” is one of his most famous classic rock songs. However, the legendary producer behind the song revealed it was very difficult to make. Here’s a look...

The Beatles’ songs brought joy to millions of people. However, Prince condemned one of The Beatles’ songs as deeply unnatural. Here’s why he took such issue with a Fab Four track with an...

The Beatles’ songs have provided fodder for a handful of musical movies. During the 2000s, fans got to see a Fab Four musical from a famous director. Here’s her idea for another movie musical with...

Elvis Presley released many acclaimed classic rock songs over the course of his career. However, his producer was not a fan of one of his most famous tracks. Oddly enough, Elvis thought one of his favorite...

The White Album includes one of the most oblique songs in The Beatles’ catalogue. Luckily for fans, John Lennon opened up about the song’s meaning during a famous interview. Interestingly, John revealed...

A certain rock star was huge in the 1990s, however, that didn’t stop him from having opinions about 1960s rock legends. For example, he once pitted Jimi Hendrix against Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page. Here’s...

The Beatles and Pink Floyd are some of the most recognized band names in classic rock history. Very few people know that Iron Maiden was also one of the few bands that forever changed rock and roll music. Iron...

Kiss is an iconic rock band that brought a new level of theatrics to the music industry. Even those who are not fans of classic rock know who Kiss is and their hit songs, such as I Was Made for Lovin’...

You can’t go into a Led Zeppelin performance without a ton of rehearsal. The band’s surviving members lived that reality during 1985’s Live Aid performance. Robert Plant later called...

Green Day are sometimes understood as a punk rock band, however, members of Green Day, Sex Pistols, and Fall Out Boy can’t agree if this is the case. For example, the Sex Pistol’s Johnny Rotten...

Through his work with The Beatles and his solo material, John Lennon’s songs have had a tremendous influence on other artists. For example, Bono said he’s been writing his own versions of one...