Poison was one of the glam/hair metal bands of the 80s who had their biggest hit with the power ballad *Every Rose Has Its Thorn*.
One of the biggest bands of the 80s, Bon Jovi, featured some good songwriting and some great guitar playing, mostly from the team of Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora.
*Thick As A Brick*by Ian Anderson and his alter ego, Jethro Tull. It
features very intricate and rapid flatpicking with complex syncopation,
all of which must continue when the singing enters, and that is all just in ...
One of the most intricate acoustic guitar songs from Jethro Tull’s Aqualung is *Mother Goose.*One of the most intricate acoustic guitar songs from Jethro Tull’s Aqualung is *Mother Goose.*
*Wond’ring Aloud*is a beautiful ballad/folk song tucked into the middle of Aqualung, by Jethro Tull.
Aqualung featured quite a few riff-based tunes and *Up To Me*
*Hymn 43*was written by Ian Anderson and released on the classic Jethro Tull album Aqualung in 1971.
Much of the music we consider the soundtrack to the ‘Summer Of Love’ was created by bands based in Southern California.
Iron Butterfly was a Southern California band formed in the mid-1960s who jumped on the heavy, psychedelic bandwagon and created one of the benchmark songs of the time, *In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida.*
The psychedelic sound was not confined to the West Coast of California.