Classic Rock is music that stands the test of time. These are songs that are, well, classic as the name implies.

And as such, I think most, if not all of us who love the music of Classic Rock, have a song or maybe several songs that when we hear them, bring back memories of a time in your past.

Hopefully they are good memories, but some may remind you of a time where something in or around your life was not in a positive way. That doesn't mean the song is bad, it just means that song may have been popular around that time, or it has some lyrical meaning in relation to that memory.

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Posted by 99.1 The Whale on Monday, March 22, 2021

I'd love to know what Classic Rock songs bring back memories for you. Share as much or as little as you want. Below, I share 6 Classic Rock songs that bring back memories for me everytime I hear them. Let us know your memory-inducing songs by sending us a message on the 99.1 The Whale app.

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'Witchy Woman'  by The Eagles from their debut album of the same name brings back memories of my first solo radio show back in the early 1970s. This was the first song I played on my radio show. I was nervous as hell, but lovin' it at the same time.

'The Rain Song' by Led Zeppelin from the album 'House of The Holy.' I first heard the song while listening to 45 records on my uncle's record player at my grandparent's house. It brings back memories of good times we had together as a family.

'Riders On The Storm' by The Doors from the album 'L.A. Woman' and 'Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey' by Paul McCartney from the album 'Ram.' These two were the songs of the summer for me between 10th and 11th grades. My friends and I played theses tunes over and over again throughout that summer of 1971. When I hear them, I transport back to that summer.

'I Heard It through The Grapevine' by Creedence Clearwater revival from the album 'Cosmos Factory.' That was the first album I purchased. I played the album over and over again until it had too many scratches. 'The Grapevine' continues to be my favorite on the album.

'I'm a Man' by Chicago, from the their debut album 'Chicago Transit Authority.' I was a drummer in school when this song came out, and the drum solo just blew me away. Still does today. When I hear the song, I travel back to my middle school years when I would play the song and dream that I was the drummer on that tune.

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