'Wednesday Morning, 3 AM' arrived as Simon and Garfunkel were still finding their inner voice, if not their actual ones.
Lynyrd Skynyrd had established themselves as one of the most successful rock bands of the '70s by the time they released 'Street Survivors' in October 1977.
On Oct. 19, 1979, Styx laid down the ‘Cornerstone’ for what they hoped would be a brand new phase in a career that had already been underway for nearly a decade.
The signs were there, signaling that Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' third album, 'Damn the Torpedoes,' would be their breakthrough.
Free continued their growth with their second album, 'Free,' which was released in October 1969.
Bruce Springsteen temporarily ended his relationship with his longtime backup band on Oct. 18, 1989.
Bruce Kulick talks about 'Rise to It,' the leadoff track from Kiss' 1989 album 'Hot in the Shade.'
Billy Joel rose to prominence in the '70s, but it wasn't until the following decade that he truly came of age, writing and recording a series of albums that showcased his stylistic breadth as well as the melodic depth of his songwriting.
Like the Beatles, the Rolling Stones weren't prepared for success in the U.S.
In October 1974, the Rolling Stones reminded fans, critics and possibly even themselves that it's only rock 'n' roll.