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Guess which KZOK artist was first played in Space when Cosmonauts cranked 'em on the stereo in their Soyuz? (Vyacheslav Oseledko/Getty Images)

Cream Bid Farewell, The Beatles Hit #1 Again, The First Band In Space: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Guess which Classic Rock staple was first in Space? See the Beatles “Rock Video” played on Ed Sullivan tonight in ’68…Cream’s farewell from the Royal albert Hall…The Eagles Hell freezing over…Fleetwood Mac over the years…live focus…and more…

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Bob Geldof and Midge Ure outside Trevor Horn's studio today in 1984: They've done a fair amount towards Feeding the World.(Larry Ellis/Getty Images)

The Jimi Hendrix Experience-First Show, The Band-Last Waltz: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See The Everly Brothers as Marines…The Beatles get their MBE awards, and John Lennon sends his back! Early live Hendrix, Chuck Berry sings about his ****, The Band’s thanksgiving Last Waltz, and Bob Geldofs first fundraiser….

11/25/2014

Freddy left us today in 1991. The Queen concert film Queen Rock Montreal is playing in Seattle area theaters tonight. (Steve Wood/Getty Images)

The Beatles Give Us Strawberry Fields Forever, We Lose Freddy Mercury: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The original “rock videos” for Strawberry Fields Forever, Ringo’s Photograph, one of Seattle’s biggest rock stars you’ve never heard of, and Queen’s totally different and much harder rockin’ take on We Will Rock You from their awesome 1981 Montreal concert….playing tonight in Seattle area theaters!

11/24/2014

Custom BMW boxer from South Sounds head wrench.

Motorcycle Show Going On Now [Gallery]

It’s one of the best parts of winter for Puget Sound area motorcycle riders every year: Just as the sky turns on the faucet and their bikes sit safely at home in the garage, the […]

11/22/2014

HBD to Dr. John. (Valery Hache/Getty Images)

The Partridge Family Go To #1 Without Danny, The Beatles Do A Lennon Song Without Him: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See Aerosmith doing the Simpsons, Conan O’Brien meeting George Harrison’s guitars, Paul, George, and Ringo making Free as a Bird (not Freebird), and Billy Idol vs. Tommy James…sort of like The Beatnik’s song battle, only different.

11/21/2014

Is today a special one for guitar players? Joe Walsh and Duane Allman share a birthday. (Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Scott Halpin Gets His 15 Minutes With The Who, Happy Birthday Joe Walsh: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See Bo Diddley piss off Ed Sullivan…Keith Moon passes out on stage in San Francisco…George Harrison drops in on Paul Simon while he’s hosting Saturday Night Live…and spend some quality time with Joe Walsh on his birthday.

11/20/2014

David Crosby got a very special present from his pal Phil Collins today in '95. (Mike Windle/Getty Images)

Carl Perkins’ Blue Suede Shoes, Chuck Gets Out Of Prison, Mick Goes Solo…Again: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Super rare early footage of Carl Perkins, The Who, the Kinks, Wilson Pickett, The Supremes…Chuck Berry hanging with his pal Jimmy Carter, David Crosby with the guy who paid for his liver, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos.

11/19/2014

HBD to Metallica's Kirk Hammett. (Carlos Alvarez/ Getty Images)

America Meets The Beatles…On The TV News: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Learn how to play “Master of Puppets” with Metallica’s Kirk Hammett on his birthday! See the Beatles on the Huntley-Brinkley Report the way America saw ‘em first! See Neil Young going over one of Crazy Horse’s best shows with the late Danny Whitten, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos…

11/18/2014

The Byrds circa 1965. Birthday boy Gene Clark is on the right. (Keystone/Getty Images)

Beach Boys “Pocket Symphony” Schools Beatles, Crosby Should Stick To Sailboats: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Watch the Beach Boys record Good Vibrations…Early Pink Floyd, Hendrix, The Move, The Byrds, The Nice, Jethro Tull, David Crosby’s sailboat he wrote a bunch of songs on, and Patti Smith meets the Pope!

11/17/2014

HBD to James Young of Styx...on the Left-the ugly chick on the Right is Tommy Shaw. (Skip Bolen/Getty Images)

Floyd Open For Hendrix, Pete Says He’s Bi, And George’s Attacker Goes To Prison: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Today’s videos include George and Olivia Harrison talking about the nutjob that broke in and stabbed him, all the bands from Hendrix’s first big “package tour”…and the video for one of the worst songs ever.

11/14/2014

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