Top 11 Spooky Songs

Top 11 Spooky Songs

 “If it turns out that there is a God… the worst that you can say about him is that basically he’s an underachiever.” — Woody Allen The Beatles’ interest in Eastern Religion inspired a generation of musicians to tackle subjects like God, death, mysticism and the occult. Fans accustomed to songs about cars, girls and […]

Top 11 Garage Rock Songs

Top 11 Garage Rock Songs

It was sad to note the recent passing of Jack Ely, lead singer of the Kingsmen. Ely, 71, was the lead voice of Louie Louie, the garage rock classic that was one of Rock Cellar’s Top 11 Censored Songs. In the ‘60s the raw sound of bands like the Kingsmen and British groups like the […]

Top 11 Flower Power Songs

Top 11 Flower Power Songs

“The hippies wanted peace and love. We wanted Ferraris, blondes and switchblades.” — Alice Cooper The return of spring is a good time to look back at flower power, the hippie movement of the ‘60s that incorporated psychedelic music, Day-Glo posters and mind-bending drugs. During the Summer of Love, shirts, dresses and VW Bugs were […]

Top 11 Songs About Faraway Places

Top 11 Songs About Faraway Places

“If God had really intended men to fly, he’d make it easier to get to the airport.” — George Winters Rockers have traveled to every corner of the earth – if not by plane, train and automobile then in their imaginations – to compose our Top 11 Songs About Faraway Places. Some songs celebrated their […]

Top 11 Fighting Songs

Top 11 Fighting Songs

 Rock ‘n’ roll is about attitude and rebellion. — Slash of Guns N’ Roses Rock music has always been about riots, rumbles and rebellion. Anti-war protests, police brutality, even a barroom brawl have been inspirations for our Top 11 Fighting Songs. Read on to see our favorites, then leave your own in the Comments section […]

Top 11 Censored Songs

Top 11 Censored Songs

The FCC may revoke a station license, impose a monetary forfeiture or issue a warning if a station airs obscene, indecent or profane material. – FCC.gov With that threat, it’s no wonder that radio stations and music channels ban songs for a single offensive word. So artists, unwilling to lose record sales, often give in […]