Within nine months of Steppenwolf's debut album came 'The Second,' and this time it was gold in just four months.
Ten period quotes about, and by, a unique and much-loved rock 'n' roll original.
Steppenwolf released their debut album in January 1968, but it didn't fully take off until 'Born To Be Wild' was featured in Easy Rider and made them stars.
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 Eric Clapton and Motörhead.
The band's 'Monster' LP brought them another gold disc and, on 27 December 1969, a new Hot 100 entry from it.
Late in 1969, the wicked Pickett boldly interpreted the Motown stars' 1966 pop and soul No. 1, 'You Keep Me Hanging On.'
'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.
Steppenwolf captured the zeitgeist with their enduring hit single 'Magic Carpet Ride',
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.
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’.
The second star-studded edition also featured everyone from Marvin Gaye and Ike & Tina Turner to Joe Cocker and Jethro Tull.