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Classic rocklocked

  • Mickey Vallee

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An American radio station format that emerged in the 1980s and prominently features album-oriented rock from the 1960s into the 1980s, with particular emphasis on music from the 1970s. Originally known as timeless rock, classic rock can be identified by several stylistic features: an ensemble of guitars, electric bass, drums, vocals, and sometimes keyboards; romanticist lyrics obsessed with various fantasies regarding freedom (for example, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Freebird” [...

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