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"Only three more songs until I kick your ass, Felder!" 14 years after tonight in 1980, The Eagles froze hell over, and will again August 25th in the Tacoma Dome. (Tim Clary/Getty Images)

Ringo’s First In The Cavern, Mick And Keith Get Off: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The Beatles at the Cavern Club, the song Mick and Keith wrote for their fans after they got out of PRISON, and see The Eagles documentary about their “Long night at Wrong Beach”….

07/31/2014

"Sick of being shopkeepers", The Beatles closed their retail store and gave it all away...(Wesley/Keystone/Getty Images)

The Beatles Close The Apple Boutique,Hippie John Denver Pisses Off General Electric: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See the only known film footage of The Beatles short-lived Apple Boutique…with Bob Newhart! The Troggs, and the blues guitarist Eric Clapton thinks is the best ever, and it’s not him…

07/30/2014

HBD to Rush's Geddy Lee! (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Help! Premiers, Dylan Crashes Triumph, Zeppelin Robbed: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Elvis does the song John Lennon panned on the BBC’s Juke Box Jury…Early live Cream…the bizarre Screaming Lord Sutch…and a delightful interview with Geddy Lee of Rush on his birthday!

07/29/2014

HBD in the great hereafter to Pink Floyd's Rick Wright, here playing Live 8 in 2002. (MJ Kim/Getty Images)

Beatles Get A Shock, And The Biggest Show Ever: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See the Beatles in Sweden, surrounded by blonde lovelies…The Dead, the Allmans and the Band play for 600,000+…and hear Pink Floyd’s Rick Wright play his piano part from Dark Side….solo? Oh it’s perty!

07/28/2014

Led Zeppelin played Seattle for the third time this weekend in 1969 at the Seattle Pop Festival...did they steal the into to Stairway to Heaven from Spirit's Taurus here? (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Dylan Plugs In, Y Joins CSN, And An Incredible Lineup At The Seattle Pop Festival: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Pete Seeger talks about Bob Dylan’s shocking and dare we say electrifying performance at the Newport Folk Festival, The Doors live at the Seattle Pop Festival in Woodinville, Crosby Stills and Nash hook up with Neil Young live, AC/DC survive the death of their singer, and more….

07/25/2014

Don't bogart that joint, Ringo! The Beatles were saying "legalize it" long before Peter Tosh. (Terry Fincher/Getty Images)

Spittin’ On The Stones, The Beatles Pimp Pot, And Sgt. Pepper Kills Careers: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Live Stones, Byrds, and Badfinger, plus Paul McCartney’s version of the hit song he gave them…plus Them, and Ringo talks about smoking weed with Bob Dylan!

07/24/2014

HBD to G&R's Slash! (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Zeppelin’s Unfortunate Last American Shows, Ringo’s First All-Starr Band:This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Hear The Beatles idol Fats Domino’s cover of one of their songs…and maybe you’ll see yourself in LIVE footage of The Grateful Dead and Led Zeppelin here in SEATTLE!

07/23/2014

HBD to The Eagles singing drummer Don Henley, here with his friend Joe Walsh (R), and his sometimes friend Glenn Frey (L). (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Vee-Jay And Capitol Scrap Over The Beatles, The Stones Whiz On A Wall: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See John and Yoko’s video for “Imagine”, live Beatles, Stones, Elvis Costello, Little Richard…and The Eagles in the Kingdome!

07/22/2014

HBD to Yusuf Islam, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame under the name you know him better by: Cat Stevens. (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Hell’s Angels Invade England, Waters Takes The Wall to THE Wall: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

How did California 1% motorcycle club The Hell’s Angels get started in England? Surely the Stones didn’t bring ‘em back from Altamont! Roger Waters performs The Wall at the former Berlin Wall, and more in today’s awesome video at-work time waster!

07/21/2014

As it turns out, you CAN take them with you. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Nixon Orders Lennon Out, Kiss Offer Fans A Final Bit Of Schwag: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Gene Simmons is sure you love his band so much you’ll pay thousands to be buried in an official Kiss Koffin…Richard Nixon knew how to deal with pot smokin’ hippies…and see one of shock-rock’s prototypes, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins….

07/18/2014