Scott Vanderpool


Pink Floyd's Nick Mason raced in to save his drum shoppe from the wrecking ball today in 2012. (Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Elvis Gets Drafted, His Doctor Gets Busted, And The Beatles Last Christmas Record: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See Elvis in The Army, and meet his own personal Dr. Feelgood….the Beatles last-ever Fan Club Christmas Record they didn’t feel much for…and the feel-good Christmastime charitable works of Pink Floyd…


HBD Keith Richards, here circa 1969 with girlfriend Anita Pallenberg. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

He Blew His Mind Out In A Car, And ‘Appy Burfday Keef: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Up close and personal with Keith Richards on his birthday, the Beatles and Jerry Lee Lewis live in Hamburg, Bob Dylan goes to the movies, and meet Guinness heir Tara Browne, a swingin’ London scenester, who didn’t notice that the lights had changed…and the best Christmas song of all time that’s not Father Christmas by The Kinks


HBD to Paul "The Voice" Rodgers, here rocking out with Queen. (Joerg Koch/Getty Images)

Chas Could’a Been A Beatle, Costello Banned From SNL: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Meet the guy who could have been the Beatles bass player…the band that opened The Who’s Xmas party (they played KZOK’s 40th anniversary last summer)… Elvis Costello pisses off Lorne Michaels…a walk through Paul Rodgers’ illustrious career…


HBD to ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons. (John Shearer/Getty Images)

Hendrix’s First Single, Mick Taylor Quits The Stones, And Zappa’s Movie: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The original trailer for Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels….ultra rare audio of Keith Richards and Mick Taylor jamming…John and Yoko’s depressing Xmas video, and Billy Gibbons’ old band The Moving Sidewalks doing The Beatles! OMG!


HBD in the great hereafter to Alan "Moondoggie" Freed, the man who first put the words "Rock" and "Roll" together. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Lennon’s Last Show In England, Floyd’s Only #1 Hit: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

John Lennon wishes you a Happy Christmas, as does Sir Bob Geldof and his Posse…Bon Jovi’s guitarist marries the shagadelic Heather Locklear…Rod Stewart marries the shagadelic Rachel Hunter…and meet the guy who hosted Woodstock!


"Anybody else would be lynched: 18 wives and 20 children and he's knighted, fantastic!" -Charlie Watts. (Charley Galley/Getty Images)

The Killer Marries 13 Year Old Cousin, Jim’s Last Show With The Doors, Mick Knighted: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Boogie with Ian Stewart, Arthur Lee and Love, Dickey Betts and The Allmans, Ike Turner, the MC5, plus hear Keith Richards bitch about Mick getting Knighted…


Ann and Nancy and the rest of the OG lineup of Heart became Rock and Roll Hall of Famers two years ago today. (Express Newspapers/Getty Images)

The Circus That Was The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus, Heart Gets The Nod: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See Tony Iommi of Black Sabbath play with Jethro Tull at The Stones Circus, the only known footage of his brief tenure…Chris Cornell inducts Ann and Nancy…Dave Grohl inducts Rush…


February 1974:  British rock group Genesis, (from left) Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins, Tony Banks, Mike Rutherford and Steve Hackett at London Airport.  (Photo by Dennis Stone/Express/Getty Images)

Tonight We Prog! [Videos]

Original prog-rock heyday Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett plays The Moore Theater tonight!


HBD to Laurie Partridge! (Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Remembering Lacey’s Evergreen Ballroom, CBGB Opens, And Danny’s TV Big Sis’s B-Day: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Danny’s TV big-sister Susan Dey is 61 today, a good excuse for some Partridge Family gems, don’t you think? All this and more in your perfect daily made-for-not-working-at-work diversion… videos


HBD to The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band guitarist, Monty Python songwriter, and Ron Nasty from The Rutles, Neil Innes (2nd from left on the set of Monty Python and The Holy Grail in 1974. (John Downing/Getty Images)

Beatles Get Run Out Of Town, Doors Spark A Riot, And Fresh Cream: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See a reenactment of Brian Epstein meeting The Beatles…Cream live…and The Beatles send-up The Rutles on Ron Nasty’s birthday….



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