George Martin’s First Hit, Zeppelin Open For The Who, Dire Straits Digital Hit: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
May 25th: In which Sir George Martin scores his first hit as a producer with about the most un-Beatle like thing ever. The Who and Led Zeppelin play together and never again. Dylan gets a scare, and one of you ***holes hits The Scorpions singer with a camera in the Kingdome.
Russia Falls For McCartnist-Lennonism, Birthday Bob, And The “Plaster Caster”: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
May 24th: Today’s vids include the BEST version of Jumpin’ Jack Flash the Stones EVER DID! Sir Paul playing Back In The USSR….in frickin’ RED SQAURE! An see a mostly PG trailer for a far more lurid documentary about the unusual artistic medium of uber-groupie Cynthia Plaster Caster!
Beatles and McCartney Go To #1 At The Same Time, Tom Goes Bankrupt: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
May 23rd: The Beatles breakup gets awkwarder, The Dead do a song you thought was by the Black Crowes, Tom Petty vs. his record label, and one of Scott Vanderpool’s college roomates gets famous…..
May 22nd: Jerry Lee has some splainin’ to do to the press when he gets back to the States…The Monkees song about the party The Beatles threw for them…and Elton John and his lyric-writing partner Bernie Taupin in a rare interview.
The Greatest Protest Song Ever, And Joe Strummer Learns His Lesson: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
May 21st: Hear The Beatles on The Saturday Club, the BBC’s first ever pop music show…Bruce Springsteen’s high school band The Castilles…The Rolling Stones talk about Brian Jones, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos.
May 20th: The late Joe Cocker sings with subtitled lyrics AND with John Belushi imitating him…and Chicago’s Peter Cetera sings with his jaw wired shut after some Marines beat the snot out of him!
May 19th: See the documentary on the making of The Beatles Sgt. Pepper…Eric Clapton talks about Patti Boyd, Pete Townshend talks about The Who, and more…
Stones Fans Riot, Floyd Do One For Emily, A Big Mountain Blows Up: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
May 18th: Early Stones, Beatles sing with Stones, Floyd do a weird video for See Emily Play, Quality time with Rick Wakeman on his birthday, and……more
May 17th: If you were Tom Petty and someone set fire to your house, what song would you write? If you divorced Paul McCartney how much would you get? Elton John in Seattle circa 1975 and more bitchin’ videos today….
Townsend Beans Cop With Guitar, Plant Pulls Knife In Atlanta While He Is In Wales: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
May 16th: See the stuffed lion The Beatles played with, guitar lessons with Pete Townsend and Jack Casady, and Nirvana’s Krist Novoselic catching his bass…with his head.