Beatles First With Ringo, Jagger Shot In Hand, Frances Bean Makes Us Feel Old: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
August 18th: In which The Beatles debut their new drummer, and land in San Francisco for their first FULL US Tour that will bring ’em here 3 nights later…Mick Jagger as Aussie Bush Ranger Ned Kelly, a tour of Liverpool, and smell like a Sex Pistol.
August 17th: In which we learn how The Beatles got so ******* good, who didn’t play at Woodstock and why, and see the video from a Seattle band that killed 80’s buttrock dead.
The “27 Club” Gets It’s First Member, Beatles Boot Best, And Elvis Does Not Leave The Building: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
August 16th: In which a famous bluesman is poisoned, a drummer is switched for one who will become famous, day two of Woodstock, and a singer leaves a band to battle them in the charts….
Beatles Draw Record Crowd…And The KKK, Woodstock Starts Without Zeppelin, And Theremin’s Birthday: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
August 15th: In which John, Paul, George, and Ringo refuse to play for a segregated audience, drawing the ire of the KKK…Woodstock starts without Zeppelin, who’d rather hang in Texas and drink tequila…and the strange instrument invented by Russkie Leon Theremin…
August 14th: In which we hear Pete Best talk about his time with The Beatles, Paul McCartney talk about how the rights to The Beatles songs were nabbed by Michael Jackson, and the bass player from Sly and the Family Stone who started that slapping thing all bass players do now…
The Airplane And Fleetwood Mac Debut, Lennon Leaves England For Good, And “Commercial Woodstock”: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
August 13th: In which Leiber and Stoller’s first big hit gets recorded, The Jefferson Airplane and Fleetwood Mac debut, Mick and Jerry split, and guess which Seattle band played Woodstock ’94? It wasn’t one of the good ones…
Best Joins Beatles, Page Forms Zeppelin, Mix Is 53 And Still Likes Big Butts: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
August 12th: In which Pete Best tells David Letterman about getting booted from The Beatles, some of the earliest known footage of Led Zeppelin, The Police, The Alice Cooper Band, Russkie kids rocking out properly, and Seattle rapper Mix-A-Lot singing about butts.
Lennon Does Damage Control, Zeppelin Plays England For The Last Time: this Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
August 11th: In which we see the newly-restored trailer for The Beatles first movie A Hard Day’s Night…John Lennon explaining away his “Jesus” comments to the American press in Chicago….and Led Zeppelin’s last show in England….
Paul Busted For Weed Again, HBD To The Guy On One Leg With The Flute:This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
August 10th: In which several performers with less than puritan morals are taken into custody….scandal! Page and Plant head for Morocco, Leo Fender’s creations make rock and roll, and Tull meets Letterman
That Posh Bird Who Gets Everything Wrong, And The Soul Of The Dead Dies: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
August 9th: See Brian Jones lip synching to Sonny and Cher with The Queen of The Mods! And George Harrison mocking her…sort of…See San Francisco in the Summer of Love! Up close and personal with Jerry Garcia of The Grateful Dead, and….more.