Her catchy ode to roller skates made her the No. 1 female vocalist in the early 1970s, but Melanie says it's taken her years to realize that it's OK to be a little cute.
He was one of the hottest TV stars around in the 1970s, and today, he's still making entertainment that the whole family can enjoy.
In the early 1970s, no one was bigger than Grand Funk Railroad. Mark Farner was the group's lead singer, guitarist and songwriter, and he says the lessons he learned then remain true today -- it's all about love.
Rock historian Pete Fornatale's new book on Woodstock paints the clearest picture yet of the most important concert event in the history of rock.
Everyone always talks about how great and significant the 1960s were, but what about the '70s, particularly 1970? "Rolling Stone" music editor David Browne describes how four major albums -- and the breakup of three iconic bands -- changed everything
You know his gift for songwriting from his hits with bands like The Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive, but have you ever heard Randy Bachman tell a story? He's sharing some fascinating tales with us about the history of rock and his place in it.
Hitch a Ride Back in Time
The VW microbus is an iconic symbol of the 1960s and '70s. And, it turns out, one of the most popular -- and valuable -- classic vehicles around these days. See how a father and son team is bringing memories back as they restore these vintage vans.
Orleans: The Legacy of Larry Hoppen
One of the greatest voices in rock music fell silent on July 24, 2012. The lead singer for the band Orleans, Larry Hoppen passed away suddenly and unexpectedly. He was the only member of Orleans who, in the 40 years of the band's existence...
I Was a POW with John McCain
In 1972, decorated combat pilot and legendary aviator Joe Kittinger was shot down and imprisoned in the "Hanoi Hilton." The man in the next cell was John McCain. For the first time, Kittinger speaks out on camera about their experiences.
Web man Dan Beach loves the '70s. Not the decade with the bell bottoms -- the one he's currently experiencing.