Classic Rock: A Guide to Classic Rock’s History and Sound
Written by the MasterClass staff
Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 3 min read
The rock music that dominated FM radio stations in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s is often collectively grouped under the banner of classic rock. In the twenty-first century, classic rock is a blanket term that describes American and British rock music through the early 1990s.