Most fans are probably aware that a sex toy from the novel 'Naked Lunch' inspired keyboardist Donald Fagen and guitarist Walter Becker to name their group Steely Dan.
With all of the compilations the Who have released over the years, it's easy to forget that their studio output boils down to a mere 11 albums.
So much has been written about the Beatles over the years that it can sometimes be hard to tell where the truth ends and myth begins.
In the mid-'60s, rock's rough edges were smoothed when elements of classical music began to appear in songs.
Pink Floyd made their legend with a series of '70s-era triumphs constructed by the David Gilmour / Nick Mason / Roger Waters / Richard Wright lineup.
Though he came of age musically as a member of the Woodstock generation, Joe Cocker is one of the last of the great rock interpreters.
A list of the Top 10 Cliff Burton Metallica songs, featuring the band's late bass player.
From its oft-imitated cover to the medley that covers up most of the second side, 'Abbey Road' remains one of the Beatles' best-loved and enduring albums.
Music doesn't get too much heavier than Led Zeppelin.
AC/DC's musical formula hasn't changed much over the years, and for good reason: For 40 years and counting, Australia's loudest musical exports have decisively proven that you don't need much more than a couple of guitars, a couple of chords and a dirty mind to make great rock 'n' roll. But while the band's sound has remained steady over the