5 Albums That Defined the ’70s Classic Rock Era

"Toys in the Attic" by Aerosmith:  Featuring "Sweet Emotion" and "Walk This Way," Aerosmith's "Toys in the Attic" mixed raunchy rock with melodic songwriting, making it a classic rock masterpiece.

"Cosmo’s Factory" by Creedence Clearwater Revival:  Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Cosmo’s Factory" delivered hits like "Who’ll Stop the Rain" and "Lookin' Out My Back Door," bridging generations and defining classic rock.

"Escape" by Journey: Journey's "Escape" introduced Steve Perry and radio-friendly hits, reshaping classic rock with tracks like "Don't Stop Believin'."

"Who’s Next" by The Who: The Who's "Who’s Next" pushed boundaries with experimental tracks like "Baba O'Riley," marking a pivotal moment in classic rock history.

"Boston" by Boston: Engineered by Tom Scholz, "Boston" features arena-ready sound with classics like "More Than a Feeling," solidifying its place in classic rock radio.