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Classic Rock 70s 80s 90s 2019

When hip-hop first made its way into early 1980s pop culture it couldn't have been more diametrically opposed to rock and roll. With its basis in rhythmic, vocal expression, the genre developed through artists exploration of social and political adversities. At a time when mainstream rock had matured beyond its early counterculture origins, young rappers with fight and fire were starting to take centre stage.

Classic Rock 70s 80s 90s 2019

In 2009 rapper Jay-Z used a substantial portion of the classic Alphaville hit "Forever Young". Produced by Kanye West, with British singer Mr. Hudson on vocals, it completely retains the melody of the original, and peaked in the top 30 in the Aussie charts.

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Disc jockey and music writer Brent Mann points out how some artists have been called a "one-hit wonder" despite having other charting singles; in these cases, one signature song so overshadows the rest of the artist's discography that only that song remains familiar to later audiences. As an example, English-born singer Albert Hammond enjoyed success with "It Never Rains in Southern California" (1972) rising to number 5 in the US, but his follow-up single, "I'm a Train" was dismissed by Mann as "totally forgotten" even though it charted at number 31 in 1974.[5] In another case, Scottish rockers Simple Minds followed their big hit "Don't You (Forget About Me)" (appearing in the opening and closing scenes of the film The Breakfast Club) with "Alive and Kicking" which peaked at number 3 in the US, "Sanctify Yourself" which peaked at number 14 in the US, and "All the Things She Said" which peaked at number 28 in the US, yet the band is remembered primarily for the first song.[8]

Not only one of the best female rock singers in music, as leader of Siouxsie And The Banshees and The Creatures, Siouxsie Sioux is one of the most influential British singers in rock. But it was her songwriting that made her an even more affecting musician, meditating on sexual abuse, mental illness, and crippling anxiety. The breadth of her talents led her to collaborate with Morrissey and John Cale over the years and she remains an enigmatic figure and cult icon.

Watch this video on YouTubeClick to load video11: Kathleen Hanna (Bikini Kill, Le Tigre)A pioneer of the riot grrrl scene, Kathleen Hanna found fame as both a feminist and a punk icon. Fronted Bikini Kill, Le Tigre, and, most recently, The Julie Ruin, Hanna captivated audiences with her snarl and penchant for pushing societal norms. Between her activism and role in helping to create third-wave feminism, Hanna is regarded as one of the most influential women in rock.

As the frontwoman of The Pretenders, Chrissie Hynde has been a fixture on the rock scene since 1978 and, throughout the decades that followed, has consistently stood among the best female rock singers. Over the course of her career, Hynde has collaborated with everyone from Cher to Frank Sinatra, and, as part of The Pretenders, was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 2005. Her bold stage presence and feminist energy have made her an inspiring figure in the music industry.

From her start in Fleetwood Mac to her solo releases, Stevie Nicks has become rock royalty. Known for her mystical persona and concert storytelling, Nicks has been lauded as one of the most prolific singer-songwriters in history. While she was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame in 1998 as a part of Fleetwood Mac, her status as one of the best female rock singers of all time was underlined when she entered that HOF as a solo artist in 2019.

Watch this video on YouTubeClick to load video1: Patti SmithPunk poet Patti Smith needs no introduction. Her blending of rock and poetry on her 1975 debut album, Horses, made her an iconic figure in rock, particularly the NYC punk scene. Generations of fans venerate her as one of the best female rock singers of all time, while Smith has also become an author lauded for her many literary works, especially her memoir, Just Kids. Like so many of the greatest rock musicians, Smith was inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, and continues to be an icon for all aspiring musicians.

Paramore is Trash Garbage, Patti is a great songwriter but shes not a top singer, more of a rock Poet, certainly not higher than Stevie, Kathleen Hannah from Bikini Kill is Trash, shes just a shittier version of Belinda Carlisle. Kim Deal did one fucking song on that Pixies album, good writer not a great singer I mean shes ok but fuck you hipsters are idiots. The B 52s?, just keep your GenZ shit out of this list and in the trash where it belongs, St. Vincent is ok but GREAT I dont think so, basically you just put a bunch of GenZ Lesbians on a list and put Stevie Nicks and Benatar in the mix to make it look legit, this list is shit, trash, garbage.

Not as terrible as most of these charts but you have to admit that those first 3027 girls are just honorable mention because there are no contemporary girl or no girl rock singers that are any good or bands in the first place. And Smith was always just a quasi-intellectual political activist/groupie larping as a singer. You cold go worse by putting Yoko Ono instead but not by much. Insult to injury is putting someone so pretentions and full of shit as No.1

Whether you grew up listening to classic rock or not, chances are that you've heard a few of the many classic songs from the likes of Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, David Bowie, Sting, and Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones.

Berry began his musical career in the 1950s, and is considered one of the people who molded rhythm and blues into the classic rock sounds that we know today with songs like 1955's "Maybellene," 1956's "Rock and Roll Music," and 1985's "Johnny B. Goode."

Jett continues to tour with the Blackhearts and opened for The Who in 2015. In 2019, she was accompanied by Carrie Underwood for a performance of her classic "I Hate Myself for Loving You" at the 2019 Sunday Night Football opening.

They ruled the charts for decades, giving fans timeless hits that remain popular to this day. Classic rock bands are responsible for not only releasing hit after hit but also championing an era filled with dazzling outfits and iconic hairstyles.

Some of our favorite bands are still making music today, while others called it a career years back. From their debut single to their lives post-worldwide fame, here are what some of your favorite classic rock bands are up to now.

Van Halen is the epitome of classic rock and hits like "Jump" and "Panama" justify the group's 2007 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The California-born band achieved much of its success in the 1970s and the mid-1980s with lead singer David Lee Roth until he left and was subsequently replaced by Sammy Lee Hagar.

It appears 2019 is shaping up to be a busy one for the English band. In addition to being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, they launched a world tour, and held a second Las Vegas residency titled "Def Leppard Hits Vegas: The Sin City Residency."

While they are contractually prohibited from touring together, under their band's name they are committed to giving fans new music. In September 2018, frontman Vince Neil revealed the band was working on four new songs. On March 22, 2019, "The Dirt" biopic chronicling the band's rise to fame was released on Netflix.

The band continues to tour, much to the delight of fans. A US tour in 2019 was announced late 2018, then was postponed due to singer Mick Jagger's heart valve procedure. The 75-year-old's operation was successful and The Stones resumed their No Filter Tour over the summer.

Still, the band reunited for a concert in July 2017, with Frey's son Deacon taking his father's place. In 2019, The Eagles announced that, for the first time ever, they would perform their 1976 album "Hotel California" in its entirety on September 27 and September 28 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, with another performance including their biggest hits.

Fleetwood Mac formed in the '60s as an all-male UK rock group. But the group underwent tons of changes in its early years, including the addition of keyboardist Christine McVie, and really hit the big time with the inclusion of Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks.

In 2018, the band shocked many when it was announced that Buckingham had been fired from the group and would not be joining them on their upcoming tour. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1998 and Nicks was inducted as a solo artist in 2019, making her the first woman to be inducted twice.

While the end of another decade brings with it excitement for the future, it also provides an opportunity to look back over the past 10 years. Sadly, in the world of rock, many legendary artists are no longer with us to see the dawning of the 2020s.

The last decade feels especially mournful for music fans given the many iconic rockers who died. Saying goodbye to a legend like Tom Petty is already extremely tough, but when you see his name alongside such departed luminaries as David Bowie, Ronnie James Dio, Aretha Franklin, Glenn Frey, Lemmy and Prince, the loss is magnified exponentially. 041b061a72


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