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The Stones rock out with Billy Preston circa 1976. Billy would be 68 today, and how Keith Richards has lived longer is beyond us! (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

A Rock Festival Turns To Anarchy, A Rock Hall Of Fame Opens In Cleveland: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Hear uber-rare Doors demos….and go to one of the great rock festivals of the early 70’s that totally fell apart, turning into total anarchy right out of Lord of the Flies….oh the humanity!

11 hours ago

The Beatles with Pete Best on drums. 'Is mum Mona owned The Casbah where they played...until they kicked him out. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Mona Opens The Casbah, The Beatles Play Their Last Show: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Tour the “Birthplace of The Beatles” in Liverpool….their last live gig at Candlestick Park….and Paul McCartney tells David Letterman how Michael Jackson managed to get the rights to their songs….

08/29/2014

HBD to Chicago drummer Danny Seraphine, 2nd from right in this 1970 photo. Of this line up, only keyboard player Robert Lamm and the horn section remain today. (Ian Showell/Getty Images)

The Beatles Smoke Weed With Dylan, Elvis Is Not Shot: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The Beatles talk about meeting Bob Dylan, and Ringo spills the beans on Conan: He was the first one to take a hit! Brian Wilson reveals the real inspiration behind California Girls, and it wasn’t a SHE…or a He for that matter…live Alice Cooper, Chicago, and more!

08/28/2014

HBD to Alex Lifeson of Rush...he's NOT making an obscene gesture here, he's holding a guitar pick...get your mind out of the gutter. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The Beatles Meet Elvis And Lose Their Manager, And The Debut Of Pearl Jam: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See the trailer for Elvi’s little movie filmed at the Seattle World’s fair in 1962….The Beatles talk about meeting Elvis in ’65…an intimate chat with their manager Brian Epstein, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos!

08/27/2014

The Beatles and wives in Rishkesh India with 'ol Sexy Sadie himself, the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Beatles Hook Up With Sexy Sadie, Stevie Ray Vaughan Plays His Last Show: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See most of the performances at the Isle of Wight Festival that started tonight in 1970…The Beatles with the Maharishi and Paul McCartney tells David Lynch about hanging with him…and Stevie Ray Vaughan’s star-studded encore at his last show ever…

08/26/2014

HBD to KISS's ever-humble bass player Gene Simmons. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Beatles Play Seattle Again, Hendrix Opens a Studio: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See The Beatles in Seattle as they arrive for their 3rd and 4th to last-ever live shows…Seattle’s own Soundgarden play Jimi Hendrix’s studio in New York…Page and Plant unplugged, and more!

08/25/2014

The Beatles played the first rock and roll show at the Seattle Center Coliseum 50 years ago last night...today they relaxed at the Edgewater! (Central Press/Getty Images)

The Beatles In Seattle, Ringo Quits, And The Police Reunite: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See The Beatles arrive in Seattle for the first time circa 1964….maybe you’re IN some of this vintage TeeVee footage!

08/22/2014

HBD in the great hereafter to Joe Strummer of The Clash. (Stringer/AFP/Getty Images)

Paul’s Enthusiasm For Playing Live Rained Out, Bono Gets Married: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The Stones make fun of The Beatles, The Beatles talk about why they quit playing live, the strange story of the Jefferson Airplane, and meet Bono’s lovely missus….

08/21/2014

HBD to Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant (CBE). (Roger Jackson/Getty Images)

A Rock And Roll Guinea Pig, Geffen Gets Lennon Through Yoko: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The story of The Stones’ managers record company, The Beatles 6th-to-last show ever, Exploding White Mice, Lennon with Cheap Trick, and more……..

08/20/2014

Though they didn't know it at the time, Led Zeppelin were playing their last original lineup show in England tonight in 1979. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Lennon Does Damage Control, Zeppelin Plays England For The Last Time: this Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See the newly-restored trailer for The Beatles first movie A Hard Day’s Night…John Lennon explaining away his “Jesus” comments to the American press in Chicago….and Led Zeppelin’s last show in England….

08/11/2014

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