A ROK 'n' Roll Odyssey - Classic Rock
USA and England
Late '60s and early '70s
Led Zeppelin, The Doors, The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix
Often hailed as the 'Golden Years', the classic rock period was defined by drug experimentation and a louder, electric sound, thanks to Marshall amplification. Rock became less structured and more free-spirited, which was reflected in guitar solos, for example.
Hair got longer, shirts unbuttoned and outfits became more flamboyant as rock loosened up.