Blue Cheer is a formidable outfit who can also lay claim to being the prototype metal band and one of the greatest power trios.
One of the building blocks of rock’n’roll, Willie Dixon’s ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’ has been recorded by everyone from Muddy Waters to and Motörhead.
The band's 'Monster' LP brought them another gold disc and, on 27 December 1969, a new Hot 100 entry from it.
He passed away at just 47, but the drumming of Steppenwolf's backbone left a permanent mark on rock fans from the late 1960s onwards.
'For Ladies Only' was the title track single from the band's last new album before they split in 1972, ahead of a successful reunion.
Ken Burns’ compelling documentary, ‘The Vietnam War’ explores one of the darkest hours in US history and the music that came out of it.
Just nine months after Steppenwolf’s gold-selling, self-titled debut, the Los Angeles rockers were back on the US album chart.
The funk group's September 1974 chart entry debuted even higher than Hot 100 resident Elton John's 'The Bitch Is Back.'
'Born To Be Wild' was an anthem to rebellion, the ultimate biker song and an iconic rock original.
'Easy Rider' netted a best screenplay Oscar nomination for Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Terry Southern, and has since been listed on the American Film Institute’s ranking of the top 100 American films.
'Closer To Home' was released in June 1970, and the trio prepared to hit the American album top ten for the first time.
On 8 August 1969, Humble Pie released their debut single ‘Natural Born Bugie’, hitting No.4 in the UK and followed by their debut album, ‘As Safe as Yesterday Is’.
T- Bone Burnett has been enlisted to direct the musical performances.
From backseat singalongs to nomadic anthems, the best road trip songs capture the feeling of freedom that’s sometimes just a car ride away.
The second star-studded edition also featured everyone from Marvin Gaye and Ike & Tina Turner to Joe Cocker and Jethro Tull.