Scott Vanderpool

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HBD to the man who started U2, drummer Larry Mullen Jr. (Leon Neal/Getty Images)

Sullivan Spots The Beatles, Zeppelin’s Swan Song, Idol Dumps Fish In Seattle: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The Beatles on Ed Sullivan, The Who in ’65, a tour of The Cavern Club and Chislehurst Caves where Led Zeppelin threw a legendary party, and Michelle Phillips on her 8-day marriage to Dennis Hopper…

12 hours ago

HBD to The Jefferson Airplane's Grace Slick..she didn't clone herself in '68, that's a mirror. (Central Press/Getty Images)

Epstein Discovers The Beatles, Brian Jones Busted, Sabbath Reunite On Letterman: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Today’s videos gleaned for your perusal from the Interwebs include an awesome BBC documentary on Beatles manager Brian Epstein, rare footage of a Stoned Brian Jones, and Grace Slick on getting old…..

10/30/2014

HBD to Moody Blues and Wings' Denny Laine (L), here with drummer Graeme Edge in the Moodies circa 1965. (Chris Ware/Getty Images)

America Gets The Stones The 2nd Time Around, Duane’s Last Ride: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Video today includes The Beatles being funny in an interview with a Brit Comedian…Early live Stones…take a GoPro-cam motorcycle tour of the Macon Georgia spots where Duane Allman and Berry Oakley crashed…Floyd doing the Dark Side in ’73, Wings in the Kingdome and more!

10/29/2014

Just like Donny and Marie, he's a little bit country, a little bit rock and roll...these days mostly country. HBD to Charlie Daniels. (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Elvis Shakes It A Little Too Much, The Stones Freak Out Following James Brown: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See the whole TAMI show…James Brown, followed sheepishly by some very nervous Rolling Stones, who never think they’ll be THAT good. Take a tour of Freemantle’s Bon Scott statue with some Aussie guy who can barely speak English… And more in today’s bitchin’ rock videos

10/28/2014

R.I.P. to Cream's bass player, singer, and songwriter Jack Bruce. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Vanderpool: Remembering Jack Bruce [Videos]

We lost another of rock’s greats over the weekend…see and hear the great Jack Bruce with Cream, and many of his other projects….and my 2011 interview.

10/27/2014

HBD to The Boss's bass player, Garry Tallent (R) .Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Chapman Buys A Gun, The Phantom Spiker Chokes, Leppard In Tacoma: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Sonny marries Cher…after she becomes legal. Little Feat and Frank Zappa’s creepy bass player, Mark David Chapman tries to explain the unexplainable to Baba Wawa…Def Leppard wrap up their biggest tour ever in the Tacoma Dome…

10/27/2014

HBD to former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman, also an accomplished photographer who likes smoking. (Maartje Blijdenstein/Getty Images)

Beatles Conquer Sweden, Floyd Hate Their First #1 Album, And The Legendary Tom Dowd: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Rare home movies of Keith Richards “coming down”, some of the earliest Beatles live recordings with no screaming during the songs, Bill Wyman on the Stones reunion shows, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos…

10/24/2014

Weird Al. What? A guy can't take a picture on his birthday? (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Buddy Holly’s Replacement Meets The Same Fate, The Yardbirds Begin The Page Era, And Nirvana Conquer Europe First: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Live Hendrix, The Yardbirds with Jimmy Page, Jimmy Page with Led Zeppelin, Nirvana on their first European tour, and Weird Al doing Nirvana…

10/23/2014

HBD to Leslie West of Mountain (R), here pictured at the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Paul Points Out That He’s Not Really Dead, Led Zeppelin II, Pearl Jam’s First Show: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Super rare film of the Who in their mod-scene element when they were The High Numbers…Pearl Jam’s first-ever show in Seattle when they were Mookie Blaylock…and Paul McCartney tells David Letterman what it’s like to be dead….

10/22/2014

HBD to Manfred Mann (center), here with his namesake band circa 1966. (C. Woods/Getty Images)

Moon’s Last Show With The Who, Rockers Raise $$$ For NYC After 9/11: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

See The Kingsmen from Portland doing Louie Louie on national TV, Paul McCartney showing off the Elvis Bass, and Alice Cooper vs. Kiss: You be the judge!

10/21/2014

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