Song Profiles

Great Reads! Check Out These Profiles of Classic Rock Songs

We found this website linking to some of our classic rock song lyrics, and found them to have great commentary on famous songs!

Here’s excerpts from’s Culture section, which seems to have quite a hankering for classic rock.  We found four great reads about songs you’ll recognize if you’re a fan of American classic music.

Not too much of an oldie, but Bruce Springsteen’s Thunder Road (1975) is actually the song that made him a global star. Here’s a breakdown of the song including the meaning of Thunder Road and the story behind it.


Step back to 1966, and we’ve got a story of Devil With a Blue Dress On to tell you. This read on the song explains why Mitch Ryder may have been hard to work with

When time is a-wasting, it may be time to Rock Around The Clock. Many call this 1954 tune by Bill Haley and His Comets one of the greatest classic rock songs of all time.

Now let’s play a few degrees of separation. Chip Taylor is the brother of actor John Voight and uncle to Angelina Jolie. He’s also the songwriter behind 1966’s Wild Thing, a hit for the Troggs before Jimi Hendrix played it in 1967 at Monterey.


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