Connect with us

Billboard

1977: The Year in 50 Classic Rock albums

Published

on

By the latter half of the ’70s, rock had fragmented and flown off into several different directions; many fans debated whether this sub-genre or that was even rock. Some shunned the newly emerging punk and new wave artists while others welcomed the usurpers, happy to have some stripped-down sounds and fresh faces—the Clash, Talking Heads, Ramones, Elvis Costello, the Sex Pistols, etc.—placing the old guard on notice. Some preferred the expansive prog-rock, others embraced the increasingly harder heavy metal bands and others stood by their old heroes, many of whom were still producing quality work. Indeed, well-established names like Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Steely Dan, Jackson Browne, Eric Clapton and Linda Ronstadt released some of their finest work in 1977—and enjoyed some of the year’s greatest successes. by Best Classic Bands Staff

Continue Reading
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Billboard

The Melvins Talk Kiss: Fandom, Covers, Sharing the Stage and More

Published

on

By

The Melvins talk about covering, opening for and performing onstage with Kiss. Continue reading…

Continue Reading

Billboard

40 Years Ago: ‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Gears Up in ‘Another One Rides the Bus’

Published

on

By

What started as a live radio performance became an underground hit.

Continue reading…

Continue Reading

Billboard

Watch Peter Frampton Cover Roxy Music’s ‘Avalon’ for New Album

Published

on

By

Song will be released as part of guitarist’s upcoming ‘Frampton Forgets the Words’ LP. Continue reading…

Continue Reading

Trending

Bar and grille with a Polynesian flair located on historic Corey Avenue on St. Pete Beach, Florida. Tell ’em FlipsideMediaET sent you … Enjoy!

www.TwistedTikiStPeteBeach.com | (727) 914-8881