Released in 1976, The Eagles’ Hotel California was an instant success for the Classic Rock band, as the album remained at #1 on the music charts. Shortly after the release, the album spawned several chart-topping singles including “Hotel California“, “Life in the Fast Lane“, and “The Last Resort“. The album had many notable mentions including have a chart position on RIAA’s Top 100 Albums, as well as having achieved a 1978 Grammy for winning “Record of the Year“.
Stevie Ray Vaughan
Released in 1983, Classic Rock Guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Texas Flood achieved phenomenal success shortly after its release. The album featured great classic tracks including “Pride and Joy“, “Texas Flood“, and “Mary Had a Little Lamb“. The album helped Stevie Ray Vaughan achieve high accolades including being ranked #7 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time and Guitar Player Magazine’s Best Guitar Album.
The Rolling Stones
Some Girls, the album released from Classic Rock band The Rolling Stones, was the band’s best-selling album of their musical career. The album achieved high regards from the likes of Rolling Stone Magazine, as the album ranked #269 on the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time. The album featured great Classic Rock tracks including “Some Girls“, “Miss You“, and “Beast of Burden“.
LED ZEPPELIN IV (ZOSO)
Described as one of the best-selling albums in history, Led Zeppelin’s album Led Zeppelin IV was a major success for the Classic Rock band. Throughout the years, the album received positive recognition in top categories of 100 Best Albums Ever, Greatest Classic Rock Albums of All Time, and many other notable accolades. Notable singles on the album include “Stairway to Heaven” and “Going to California“.
TOYS IN THE ATTIC
Toys In The Attic was a hit with listeners around the Country, as many loved the Rock & Roll sounds Aerosmith brought in the 1970s. The album featured nine tracks which spawned several chart-topping hits including the Rock tracks “Walk This Way” and “Sweet Emotion“. In 1977, Toys In The Attic was certified 8x Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America.
Escape is the best-selling album for Classic Rock band Journey, as the album features several chart-topping hits. The album featured great Classic Rock tracks including the hit ballads “Don’t Stop Believin’” and “Open Arms“. Throughout the album, lead singer Steve Perry belted out the romantic lyrics of each song while showcasing his wide range of vocals.
Ranked as one of RIAA’s Top 100 Albums, Classic-Rock band Def Leppard’s album Hysteria featured great songs, which turned into legendary Classic-Rock tracks. In 1988, the album reached the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 charts. The album featured several chart-topping hits including “Pour Some Sugar On Me“, “Animal“, and “Hysteria“.
AXIS: BOLD AS LOVE
In 1967, legendary Classic-Rock guitarist Jimi Hendrix released his highly successful album Axis: Bold As Love. The album featured several chart-topping hits including, “Spanish Castle Magic“, “If 6 Was 9“, “Wait Until Tomorrow“, and the legendary track “Little Wing“. Many musicians have been musically inspired by Hendrix, thus covering his tracks including “Little Wing“. The album is currently available for download on the popular game Rock Band.
In 1979, Classic-Rock band Pink Floyd topped the charts across the world when they released their hit album The Wall. The double-disc album featured several hits including “Another Brick in the Wall” and “Run Like Hell“. The album received several Grammy nominations along with several awards and recognitions. In 1981, Pink Floyd received a Juno award for the success of The Wall.
Boston’s self-titled album was an instant success as it featured several hits including the Classic Rock tracks “More Than A Feeling“, “Smokin‘”, and “Rock & Roll Band“. The album spent several weeks on top of the music charts and continues to be a major success for the group. This album is currently featured on the popular game Rock Band.