Classic Rock

A Summer FULL of Classic Rock Tours!

Looking at the roster of legendary Rock & Roll " Marquee Name " performers & bands out on tour this Summer, a person could be confused as to whether it's 2017,...or 1987! Some of the biggest names in Rock & Roll, Pop, Blues, Metal, Prog-Rock, & more are all represented in the...
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Have YOU Heard THIS version of 'Smoke On The Water?!'

Following a devastating earthquake in Armenia in 1989, members of QUEEN, BLACK SABBATH, PINK FLOYD, IRON MAIDEN , & other Rockers got together for what were billed as 'The Rock Aid Armenia Sessions.' Rock & Roll has frequently been there when it comes to lending humanitarian aid in the form...
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Yes, 2016 Claimed A Great MANY Rockers (& other notables) BUT...

You can't argue the fact that 2016 was a particularly brutal year in terms of the amount of musical performers, artists, & icons (music, art, film, etc.) that passed away...No sooner had 2016 started that we were hammered with the deaths of GLEN FREY, then DAVID BOWIE, then PRINCE...and there...
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Classic Rock "Stuff" for 2017-Known & Unknown

2016 brought some surprises and great concert tours, reunions and great albums and the like, BUT...what does 2017 have in store for Classic Rock? LOTS of questions...should be an interesting year in Music, to say the least... Rock On! The Classic Rock 'Forecast' for 2017:
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An Alice's Restaurant 'Primer'

The 'Alice's Restaurant Massacree' is based on actual, true events that befell a young Arlo Guthrie and his friend, Rick Robbins, during the Thanksgiving Holiday in 1965. The rambling, 18-minute epic takes up all of side 1 on Arlo Guthrie's debut album, released in October 1967. The movie based on...
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Upcoming Rock & Roll Releases You Might Want...

Classic Rockers will no doubt be hoping to receive some of these upcoming releases as holiday gifts... There's something for everyone: Re-Issues, 'Live' Sets, & a few NEW recordings! Among some of the stand-outs due in December: The eagerly awaited, highly anticipated Blues album from The...
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Greg Lake & Carl Palmer of ELP Recall Their Bandmate, Keith Emerson

On what would have been Keyboard Master KEITH EMERSON's 72nd Birthday, his former bandmates, GREG LAKE & CARL PALMER recall their fond memories of their co-collaborator, and the musical legacy of Emerson, Lake, & Palmer. Read more from Greg Lake & Carl Palmer Video of Emerson, Lake...
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ROCTOBER is Coming!

The arrival of the Fall Season brings a lot of things: cooler weather, football & hockey season, Halloween, and the month that is dedicated to The Best Classic Rockers! Yes, it's time for "ROCTOBER" again on WCMF! ALL of the "A-Listers" of Classic Rock get an entire day featuring their timeless...
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More Vintage Thunder

The upcoming release of LED ZEPPELIN's "Complete BBC Sessions" Reissue could very well be the last , in what has been an incredibly ambitious, awe-inspiring, rewarding (for Zep Fans!) series of remastered, expanded versions of Led Zeppelin's complete studio output. (Including the concert soundtrack...
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One of the REALLY Great 'Live' Rock & Roll Albums Turns 40!

It's now 40 YEARS since the release of LYNYRD SKYNYRD's "One More From The Road" album. Recorded during a series of 1976 shows at The Fabulous Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, the album serves as a fine document of the greatest (IMO) Southern Rock band just KILLIN' it in performance with the '...
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