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HBD in the great hereafter to the late Warren Zevon. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Prison Sex Slips By Censors, John And Yoko Porn, And The Wall Is Revealed: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

January 24th: Hear The Quarrymen before they were The Beatles, meet Brian Epstein, Live Zeppelin circa 1970, Warren Zevon on Letterman, and more in today’s bitchin’ vids!

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HBD to Cheap Trick's Robin Zander. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Cleveland Doesn’t Rock, Floyd’s First Single, And Chicago’s Terry Kath: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

January 23rd: Nirvana starts big, at Mom’s house in Aberdeen, Hear Springsteen’s last show with his band Steel Mill, and the last E-Street Band performance of Danny Federici…Robin Zander of Cheap Trick….and Terry Kath of Chicago…..


Birthday boy Steven Adler: Booted from G&R, but inducted into the R&R Hall of Fame with 'em in 2012. (Michael Loccisono/Getty Images)

Columbia Becomes World’s First Record Company, Holly Records His Last Songs, George Re-Joins The Beatles: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

January 22nd: KZOK’s connection to the world’s first record company…started today in 1889? GOD you guys are OLD! Paul and George fight on film….well, okay they just argue a bit…The Yardbirds with Eric Clapton, and more….


George and Pattie in happier times: Today in 1966. (Getty Images)

George Marries Pattie, Jimi Does Bob, Floyd Finally Manage Dark Side: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

January 21st: Radio Luxembourg, the first home of rock and roll in England…meet Pattie Boyd, George Harrison…and later Eric Clapton’s wife…the evolution of Dark Side of the Moon, All Along the Watchtower, and Jethro Tull’s keyboard player…


HBD to Paul Stanley of Kiss. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Floyd Fail First Attempt Of Dark Side, Beatles Inducted To Rock Hall Without Paul, Ozzy Bites Bat: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

January 20th: Meet DJ Alan Freed, the man who invented “rock and roll”…The Monkees Meet The Beatles, Leadbelly and people who’ve covered him, Ozzy bites a bat….and….more? OMG!


HBD to Janis Joplin, forever 27.  (Evening Standard/Getty Images)

The Beatles Start A Day In The Life, And Janis’ Birthday: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

January 19th: The Monkees hit #1 in England while The Beatles start in on their best song. The Sex Pistols abandon their lead singer in L.A., we lose Carl Perkins and Wilson Pickett, and gain Phil Everly and Janis Joplin…


We lost Glenn Frey of The Eagles one year ago today. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Stones Work With Spector, Bad Company Forms, We Lose Glenn Frey: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

January 18th: In which the Beatles enter the American charts, the Stones record with creepy Phil Spector, and the British school who’s kids sang on another Brick in the Wall fight the corporate ogre…


HBD to Tacoma's The Ventures guitarist Bob Bogle (2nd from left), here ringing the bell to open the NYSE the year before his death. (Brad Barket/Getty Images)

The Cavern Opens, And Paul Gets Busted…Twice: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See the Cavern Club in Liverpool like you’ve never seen it before….actually, I’ve never seen it, but I have been to Portland. Eric Clapton unplugged…all of it…and Paul McCartney talks weed.


Lynyrd Skynyrd's Ronnie Van Zant would be 69. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Who’s Zeppelin Connection, And Mick Rolls His Eyes: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

January 15th: Who played on The Who’s first singe? Live Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rick Wakeman and Steve Hackett in a prog-rock superjam, The Beatles at Versailles, and more……


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