The Greatest 90s Love Songs

When you think of the 90s, which great love songs come to mind? The 90s were full of loud, bold new music genres with attitude.  The romantic side of the radio waves didn’t always reach front-page news. But the softer songs and love ballads were still major staples in every 90s music genre. After all, […]

The Greatest Irish Songwriters

Coming from a culture known for its rich music, poetry, and storytelling, Irish songwriters are some of the greatest on Earth.  Their creative traditions are centuries old and stamped into their genetic makeup. But who are the greatest Irish songwriters? There are many, but we did some thinking and came up with five of our […]

The Greatest 80s Soundtrack Songs

What makes 80s soundtrack songs incredible? That’s a difficult question to answer because there are so many!  We all have our personal favorites that bring back great memories or maybe inspire your curiosity about the era. But which 80s soundtrack songs are the most iconic? Let’s find out! What Makes 80s Soundtrack Songs Great? The […]

The Greatest 90s Love Songs

When you think of the 90s, which great love songs come to mind? The 90s were full of loud, bold new music genres with attitude.  The romantic side of the radio waves didn’t always reach front-page news. But the softer songs and love ballads were still major staples in every 90s music genre. After all, […]

The Greatest Irish Songwriters

Coming from a culture known for its rich music, poetry, and storytelling, Irish songwriters are some of the greatest on Earth.  Their creative traditions are centuries old and stamped into their genetic makeup. But who are the greatest Irish songwriters? There are many, but we did some thinking and came up with five of our […]

The Greatest 80s Soundtrack Songs

What makes 80s soundtrack songs incredible? That’s a difficult question to answer because there are so many!  We all have our personal favorites that bring back great memories or maybe inspire your curiosity about the era. But which 80s soundtrack songs are the most iconic? Let’s find out! What Makes 80s Soundtrack Songs Great? The […]

Who Is Sharona, Anyway?

Do you remember the first time you heard My Sharona?  Maybe you heard it when it first came out in the late 70s. Or perhaps you first heard it while watching the movie Reality Bites in the mid-90s. No matter when you initially heard it, it’s the type of song you don’t forget.  Read on […]

7 Greatest Roy Orbison Songs

You can’t talk about great classic hits without mentioning a few Roy Orbison songs.  The man with a rockabilly look and a crooning voice singing about love rose to fame quickly in the early 1960s. His melodies have stood the test of time and have been covered by other singers over the years.  Let’s take […]

Is Astral Weeks a Concept Album?

Van Morrison’s Astral Weeks is considered one of the most impactful albums in music history. It’s inspired countless musicians since its release in 1968.  The eight songs recorded for the album speak of dreams, love, mystic imagery, and nostalgia. The musical arrangement of each track adds to the beauty of this masterpiece.  Some have said […]

7 Greatest Yardbirds Songs

Chances are that all of your favorite 70s rock bands learned a thing or two from Yardbirds songs. But we can’t fault you if you’ve never heard of them. The Yardbirds were one of those influential yet short-lived British Invasion bands of the 60s that you only remember when you’re walking barefoot in the grass. […]

7 Greatest Gary Stewart Songs

Gary Stewart songs are country tunes best heard over and over again.  At first, you may not hear the magnificence and wild abandon.  But after a while, these honky-tonk southern country tracks will leave you wanting more. Which Gary Stewart songs are the best, though? Let’s find out! About Gary Stewart Born on May 28, […]

Great Musicians

Where is Joan Jett Now?

Joan Jett dominated the 80s radio airwaves with the fiercest female vocals of anyone at the time.  With red hot guitar riffs and buckets of attitude, Jett is known as The Godmother of Punk. Some even call her the Queen of Rock ‘n Roll. But where is Joan Jett Now? Let’s find out! The Story […]

How Did Hank Williams Die?

Hank Williams is one of the most influential Country music singers in American History. It’s hard to believe his recording career was only six years long. What happened to Hank Williams, the infamous country drifter? How did he die? We took a drive down the roads of music history to find out. Let’s go! The […]

What Happened to Rusted Root?

Rusted Root jammed their way into the hearts of music fans during the 1990s. They were known for their heavy use of percussion and world music-inspired rhythms.  Although they were a popular band on the 90s music festival circuit, they seemingly dropped off the radar.  So what became of this once-popular band? We’re taking a closer […]

Who Is Roy Orbison Jr?

Roy Orbison Jr. is a perfect example of how being the child of a music legend has its perks.  Roy Jr. watched as his father performed to thousands of fans in the US and internationally. Music seems to run in Roy Orbison, Jr’s genes as he carries on his dad’s legacy.  We’re bringing your more […]

Is Santana the Best Guitarist?

Is Carlos Santana the best guitarist when compared to so many other talented guitarists? It’s a debate that often comes up among music fans.  One thing is true, Santana’s guitar playing is unique and incorporates many different styles. Does this alone make him the best guitarist?  Let’s take a dive into Santana’s music and figure […]

11 Best Eagles Songs

Chances are pretty good that you can name at least a few Eagles songs.  Classic rock radio stations around the country play their hits with regularity. And, the Eagles truly are an integral part of rock music history in America.  We’re bringing you 11 of the best Eagles songs to see what makes them one […]

Music News

The Greatest 80s Love Songs

One thing the 80s didn’t lack was love songs. Sure, many had a high cheese factor, but some were actually pretty good.  We’re focusing on the greatest ballads of the heart released in the 1980s. There are some solid classic rock artists on this list, not just bubblegum pop stars.  You may not have thought […]

The Greatest 1960s Songs of Summer

Sometimes songs epitomize summer so much that even hearing them in the dead of winter gives you a summery feeling.  The 1960s brought us our first taste of songs depicting fun summertime activities. They created the soundtrack for hanging out with friends on the beach or cruising the city on warm summer nights.  While we […]

Great Albums*

The Greatest Southern Rock Albums

The greatest Southern Rock albums are American treasures. They paint a 70s imagery of rock but aren’t contained to that decade.  They vary in subject matter, from simple booze tunes to challenging historical tales. All lit up by epic guitars. But which artists wrote the greatest Southern Rock albums? Let’s go deep down south and […]

Who is the Gold Dust Woman?

Gold Dust Woman is a well-known song in our popular culture, even appearing in the movie Practical Magic starring Sandra Bullock.  However, we have many questions about the hit’s origin and meaning. It’s a haunting and beautiful song, but with quite a few interpretations.  We dug around the Internet to learn more about the song […]