Scott Vanderpool


Paul lost Linda, the love of his life, today in 1998. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Eddie Cochran And Linda McCartney Leave Us, Nirvana Unveil Teen Spirit At The OK Hotel: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Great Classic Rock footage from Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert on his birthday, up close and personal with Paul and Linda, Elvis’s Airplane, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos…


Paul and Linda with Wings circa 1973, the year ABC-TV gave Paul his own TV Special. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Stones First Album, ELO’s Debut, And Paul McCartney’s TV Special: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See early Stones, Beatles at Shea Stadium, Britain’s introduction to Jamaican music, and Paul McCartney’s 1973 American TV Special….all of it!


HBD to Welsh guitarist Dave Edmunds. (Ian Tyas/Getty Images)

Somebody Out There’s Got Buddy Holly’s Strat, And Letterman Gives Jerry Garcia A Guitar Lesson: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Up close and personal with Buddy Holly’s guitar, Billy Joel and his motorcycle collection, and David Letterman gives Jerry Garcia a guitar lesson back in the 80’s…


HBD to Ritchie Blackmore (center) here rocking out with Deep Purple and the London Symphony circa 1969. (Les Lee/Getty Images)

The Beatles Go Out Clubbing And See…The Stones: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See the Rolling Stones behind the Iron Curtain for the first time in ’67, live Deep Purple on Blackmore’s birthday, and Ronnie Spector telling David Letterman about shagging Beatles and husband Phil….


Phil Spector went from producing Beatles and Ramones to Charlie Manson today in 2009. (Ringo Chiu/Getty Images)

The Beatles Get Their 10,000 Hours, Van Halen Love Seattle: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The Beatles do Help! live, The Stones do Brown Sugar, Elton does his #2 American #1, but never the same way twice, on account of he thinks it a “very odd song”…and ….more?


Admittedly a lot of people there probably did want to see what Jim wanted to show them, but Ray wasn't one of them. (Central Press/Getty Images)

Beatles Have A Bass Player Die And One Quits, And Jim Morrison Wants To Show Boston Something Special: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Hear The Beatles with Stu Sutcliffe, and John and Paul talk about their breakup. Kurt Cobain’s Seattle Center memorial, Tom Waits on Fernwood Tonight, Budgie, The Pistols, Iron Maiden, Television, and more…


HBD to rock and roll fan and occasional promoter, the forever-young Hugh Hefner. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Mick And Keith Have A Hit…For Someone Else, Bill Wyman Marries A Young’un:This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See rare footage of Deep Purple, Grand Funk, and The Grateful Dead hanging with Hugh Hefner on Playboy After Dark…babes galore, and some of them later quite famous. Bill Wyman gets married to the girl he started dating when she was 13….and more!


John Lennon pissed off conservative Brits by painting his Phantom V like this. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Lennon’s Psychedelic Rolls Is Closer Than You Think, Cobain’s Body Found: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See John Lennon’s iconic psychedelic Rolls Royce…it’s usually not so far away from us. Wings play their first single, one that got them banned in England, and stories from 21 years ago today, when Kurt Cobain was found. It still makes us sad.


Ritchie Blackmore (L) and Jon Lord of Deep Purple, here with some special friends in '69, went their separate ways today in '75. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Beatles Love Pot, Blackmore Quits Deep Purple: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Meet CBS’s first rock and roll deejay, see The Beatles rare video for the ultra psychedelic Tomorrow Never Knows, hear Jethro Tull with their first guitarist, live Deep Purple, and more!


Pink Floyd announced they'd fired founder Syd Barrett (front) today in '68. (Keystone/Getty Images)

Floyd Announce They’ve Sacked Syd, The Stones Start Their Own Label: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See the trailers for some of The King’s best movies, Pink Floyd with Syd Barrett…and without…the incredible lineup at CalJam 1…live Stones and Pretty Things…and the mild-mannered Wendy O. Williams of The Plasmatics…