Scott Vanderpool

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A happy late birthday to the late Roy Orbison. (Michael Nesco/Getty Images)

The Nerk Twins, Sticky Fingers, And The Survivors: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The Nerk Twins? They’re actually quite famous. That’s not Mick’s bulge on Sticky Fingers? Well then….who’s is it? Roy gets a special birthday from Springsteen, early live Def Leppard, Ramones, and more…..

14 hours ago

HBD to Peter Frampton, only slightly less of a sex-god than he was in the 70's. (Martin Bernetti/Getty Images)

The Who Unleash Tommy…Twice, And Clapton In Seattle Car Crash: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The King has the most famous part of Graceland installed, and live rock from The Who, Deep Purple, Clapton in Seattle, Peter Frampton, and the TV debut of the Blues Brothers…

04/22/2014

HBD to the mild-mannered frontman for The Stooges, Iggy Pop. (Francois Guillot/Getty Images)

The Stones Offend Women, And REM’s Peter Buck Leaves SeaTac For Trouble: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Super-early Yes back when they opened for Janis Joplin….really? Where that whole “yellow ribbon” thing came from, interviews with Keith Richards on his book “Life”, and weird stuff from Beatles records you may not have noticed….

04/21/2014

Paul and fiancé Jane Asher get some good news, circa 1967. (Hulton Archive, Getty Images)

Paul Meets Jane, Neil’s First Movie, Yes Break Up: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See Neil Young’s first movie….it’s about him. Paul McCartney and Jane Asher, the Brad Pitt and Angelino Jolie or Jennifer Aniston of the 60′s, and Alice Cooper’s 1975 TV Special “Welcome to my Nightmare”!

04/18/2014

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…

04/17/2014

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!

04/16/2014

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…

04/15/2014

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, 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….

04/14/2014

HBD to Bob Harris (OBE) host of the BBC's Old Grey Whistle Test, a YouTube live classic rock goldmine. (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

The Birth of Buffalo Springfield, One Ed Weds A TV Babe, Other Ed Plays SNL: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See Seattle’s own Heart with the OG lineup play live on the BBC with Howard Leese rockin’ an awesome mullet! Peter Green era Fleetwood Mac, and Eddie Van Halen with his lovely bride Valerie Bertinelli on David Letterman in the 80′s……

04/11/2014

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…

04/10/2014