Best Of Rock: Rock N’ Roll Refusals

By Ralph Greco, Jr. There are those moments when you refuse, reject, say ‘no thanks’ — and though the minute passes with nary a notice — and later you come...

Best Of Rock: You Can Pick Your Friends

By Ralph Greco, Jr. So my two best friends and I are sitting around my house on a Friday night as we are wont to do on Friday nights, discussing...

Best Of Rock: Seven Things Taken For Granted

By Ralph Greco, Jr. A woefully subjective-in-no-way-conclusive-completely-unscientific listing of those moments in rock music, whether intentional or accidental, that stir men’s souls and cause women’s skirts to inch-up so suggestively...

Best Of Rock: 10 Keyboard Solos Not Played By Emerson Or Wakeman

By Ralph Greco, Jr. Far be it from me to make these lists easy. Uber fan as I am of knife-wielding Keith Emerson and cape-twirling Rick Wakeman, I thought it...

Best Of Rock: 10 Concerts I Wish I Had Attended

By Ralph Greco, Jr. Most forget the typical listing of Monterey Pop or Woodstock, that fateful last show of Buddy Holly or the Beatles at the Hollywood Bowl, below is...

Best Of Rock: 10 Covers Uncovered

By Ralph Greco, Jr. Most of us have heard (and love or like to various degrees) Elton John’s version of “Pinball Wizard,” John Lennon’s vocal-shredding on the Beatles’ “Twist &...

Best Of Rock: 10 Lyrics That Rattle The Brain

Best Of Rock: 10 Lyrics That Rattle The Brain By Ralph Greco, Jr. Being in these jaded years of my late thirties — so late that I am 48 — I...

Best Of Rock: 10 Sexiest Rock Songs

Best Of Rock: 10 Sexiest Rock Songs By Ralph Greco, Jr. I don’t really want to know what gets you going (as I am sure you’d rather not hear about my...

Best Of Rock: 10 New Years Wishes

Best Of Rock: 10 New Years Wishes By Ralph Greco, Jr. I have to admit that, for me, the holidays are more about those great Rankin and Bass animated specials and eating mom’s...

Best Of Rock: 10 Great Rock N’ Roll Moments Of The 1980s

Best Of Rock: 10 Great Rock N' Roll Moments Of The 1980s By Ralph Greco, Jr.   Granted, for a Vintage Rock guy like me there weren’t that many great rock and roll moments...