Tag Archives: Led-Zeppelin

50 Years of Great Rock: You Say It’s Your Birthday

Hop on a 14-minute journey through the history of rock and roll. Starting with the classic rock of the Who in 1965, you’ll hear hard rock, psychedelia, roots rock, Southern rock, funk, punk, new wave, a quick nod to disco, … Continue reading

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The Most Metamorphic Six-Year Stretch in Rock

Last year I made a video called “47 Years of Great Rock” that celebrated rock’s changing sounds during my lifetime (from 1965 to the present). Today, I am linking up with Twisted Mixtape for a “free for all.” I decided … Continue reading

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Hey, Raw Meat!

My little brother and I would wait for the card game to end in the deserted ladies lounge. We got unlimited sodas from the bartender and a pocketful of quarters for the jukebox, playing “The Night the Lights Went Out … Continue reading

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47 Years of Great Rock: You Say It’s Your Birthday

Update: 50 Years of Great Rock Hop on a 13-minute journey through the history of rock and roll. Starting with the classic rock of the Who in 1965, you’ll hear hard rock, psychedelia, roots rock, Southern rock, funk, punk, new … Continue reading

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In the days of my youth… Listening to Led Zeppelin

Hour after hour my teenage self stayed in my room listening to rock albums. For a large block of those years, it was Led Zeppelin on the turntable. I would put on a stack of records at bedtime, and every … Continue reading

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50 Greatest Rock Songs

My list of the “50 Greatest Rock Songs” is hopelessly subjective and changes in my own head constantly, but it was fun to try to pin them down. Which is your favorite? The opening lyrics of the 50 Greatest Rock … Continue reading

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