Seasoned rock veteran: Be very glad I do not have a good memory.
Classic rock noob: What's wrong with Motley Crue and Styx? They have guitar solos!
Seasoned rock veteran: *sigh*
-SEVERAL YEARS LATER-
No longer classic rock noob: I love Led Zeppelin, Megadeth, The Stooges, Bob Dylan, and Pink Floyd!
Seasoned rock veteran: Now that's more like it! You still listen to classic rock radio?
No longer classic rock noob: Nah, they play too many shit bands like Poison and Bon Jovi! I use the Internet now to find and listen to bands.
Classic rock fanboys, there is no reason not to expand and improve your musical tastes in this day and age. Quit being so closed minded.
Real Classic Rock is Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Van Halen, Sweet, Uriah Heep, Head East, Eric Clapton, Boston, Styx, Journey, Rush, Rolling Stones, Sammy Hagar, Lynyrd Skynyrd, .38 Special, Alice Cooper, Black Oak Arkansas, Foghat, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Queen, Rod Stewart, Blue Oyster Cult, Black Crowes, Janis Joplin, Foreigner, Pink Floyd, Steve Miller Band, T.Rex, The Who, Moody Blues, Yardbirds, Bad Company, ELO, Manfred Mann's Earth Band, Nazareth, Joe Cocker, The Guess Who, Heart, Judas Priest, Cream, CCR, George Thorogood, Five Man Electrical Band, Velvet Underground, Golden Earring, Fleetwood Mac, The Eagles, Deep Purple, J. Geils Band, Jackson Browne, Kansas, KISS, Cheap Trick, Dire Straits, Black Sabbath, Thin Lizzy, The Youngbloods, Marshall Tucker Band, ZZ Top, David Bowie, Bob Seger, Curved Air, ARGENT, Humble Pie, The Beatles, Grand Funk Railroad, Mountain, Doobie Brothers, Simon and Garfunkel, Stevie Ray Vaughan, The Doors, AC/DC, The Hollies, The Kinks, The Troggs, Tom Petty, Jethro Tull, Edgar Winter Group, etc.
Fake "Classic Rock" is Guns N' Roses, Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, Metallica, Quiet Riot, Iron Maiden, etc.
Cream, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, KISS, New York Dolls, Aerosmith, Queen, Sammy Hagar, Montrose and Ted Nugent. It does not- I repeat- does NOT include Mötley Crüe, Guns N' Roses or Metallica as some of these ass holes seem to think.
(I, then, beat SF's face in with a Queen record)
Me: No, dipshit, THAT'S classic rock.