We're proudly celebrating our second anniversary here at Ultimate Classic Rock, and we're marking the occasion with the Top 10 "Two" Songs. We know that one is the loneliest number, but two opens up all sorts of possibilities: love, heartbreak, companionship, confusion and more
Polka? Sure! Zydeco? Of course! But rock and roll accordion songs? Yes, enough rockers have found a use for the ol’ squeeze box to justify this list. While the accordion rarely is a lead instrument on a hit rock single, it has been employed to paint the corners with some extra flavor or add a celebratory atmosphere
In Feb. 1963, John Lennon and Paul McCartney were sitting in the back of a tour bus, seeing if they could rise to the occasion. With ‘Please Please Me’ riding high on the British charts, producer George Martin had issued the Beatles’ budding songwriters a challenge: bring a new composition of equal quality to their next studio session.
No, it’s not a joke. This really is a list of the Top 10 Rock 'n' Roll Bagpipe Songs. You might be surprised to learn that more than a few stars – including some of Scottish and Irish descent – have incorporated the centuries-old instrument into this new fad (historically speaking, of course) called rock music
The acts responsible for the Top 10 Water Songs might have earned more street cred if they had written tunes about Jack Daniel's – or another more “rock ’n’ roll” liquid. But it’s tough to avoid singing about a substance that’s just about everywhere; H2O covers more than 70% of the planet, after all
Discussing religion with rock stars isn't too different from talking about it with anyone else. You'll find the same variety of true believers, atheists and everyone in between. It's just that rock stars -- whether they left pop music to preach or they're knee-deep in black magic -- tend to talk about God and the devil in much more interesting terms