Today we looked back at Guns N’ Roses during happier times, we saw the speeches ZZ Top and John Mellencamp gave while ushering in Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, and we learned hope springs eternal for Kiss.

Plus we celebrated the half-century mark for Bob Dylan’s landmark ‘Blowin’ in the Wind,’ the Talking Heads’ album ‘Fear of Music’ got the 33 1/3 treatment, and Alice Cooper, Cheap Trick and Eric Clapton joined our lineup of the Top 100 Classic Rock Songs.

Today’s Stories from Ultimate Classic Rock:

No. 43: Eric Clapton, ‘Cocaine’ – Top 100 Classic Rock Songs

Bob Dylan Debuted ‘Blowin’ in the Wind’ 50 Years Ago Today

John Mellencamp Inducts Donovan Into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: Full Text

Kiss Hopes ‘Monster’ is the Album That Will Get Them to No. 1

No. 44 Cheap Trick, ‘I Want You To Want Me” – Top 100 Classic Rock Songs

Which Rock Star Should be Resurrected as a Hologram Next? – Readers Poll

The Full Text of Steven Van Zandt’s Small Faces / Faces Hall of Fame Induction Speech

The Full Text of ZZ Top’s Freddie King Hall of Fame Induction Speech

Guns N’ Roses in Happier Times – Pic of the Week

Talking Heads’ ‘Fear of Music’ Revisited by 33 1/3 Book Series

No. 45 Alice Cooper, ‘School’s Out’ – Top 100 Classic Rock Songs

No. 46: Judas Priest, ‘Livin’ After Midnight’ – Top 100 Classic Rock Songs

Ron Wood Backtracks About The Rolling Stones Going Into The Studio

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