Scott Vanderpool

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Everybody loves Jerry from The Dead...HBD wherever you are, man! (Tim Clary/Getty Images)

The Beatles Book, The Concert For Bangladesh, And Mick’s Performance: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

August 1st: In which we see Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead hanging out with Hugh Hefner on Playboy After Dark, rare Super 8 film of the Atlantic City Pop Festival, two weeks before Woodstock in ’69 with bands that didn’t play at Woodstock like Zeppelin and Chicago…and more!

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"Only three more songs until I kick your ass, Felder!" 14 years after tonight in 1980, The Eagles froze hell over. (Tim Clary/Getty Images)

Ringo’s First In The Cavern, Mick And Keith Get Off, And The Long Night At Wrong Beach: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 31st: In which we lean which Beatle was first at the Cavern Club, the song Mick and Keith wrote for their fans after they got out of PRISON, and see The Eagles documentary about their “Long night at Wrong Beach”….

07/31/2015

The Prez sez Happy Birthday to Buddy Guy! (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Elvis Commences To Shakin’, Beatles Close Boutique, But Keep Her Majesty: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 30th: In which we see Elvis…the only known footage of The Beatles Apple Boutique…and did Steve Winwood rip off Junior Walker? YOU be the judge!

07/30/2015

HBD to Rush's Geddy Lee. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Premier Of Help!, The Debut Of Cream, The Birth Of Geddy: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 29th: In which we see movie trailers galore in today’s videos: The Beatles Help!, Beware of Mr. (Ginger) Baker, and Martin Scorsese’s Bob Dylan documentary…plus live Cream and Screaming Lord Sutch!

07/29/2015

HBD in the great hereafter to Pink Floyd's Rick Wright, here playing Live 8 in 2002. (MJ Kim/Getty Images)

Beatles Get A Shock, And The Biggest Show Ever: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 28th: In which we see the Beatles in Sweden, surrounded by blonde lovelies…The Dead, the Allmans and the Band play for 600,000+…and hear Pink Floyd’s Rick Wright play his piano part from Dark Side….solo? Oh it’s perty!

07/28/2015

John became an almost-American today in 1976. (AFP/Getty Images)

Rock Makes You A Gas Hog, John Gets To Stay, And The Last Day Of The Seattle Pop Festival: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 27th: In which a major oil company’s research takes a dim view of the devil’s music..some rare footage from the ’69 Seattle Pop Festival (arguably better than Woodstock)…John Lennon wins his battle with the NIxon administration….and Lynyrd Skynyrd carry on, even though they’re not supposed to,,,

07/27/2015

Don't bogart that joint, Ringo! The Beatles were saying "legalize it" long before Peter Tosh. (Terry Fincher/Getty Images)

Spittin’ On The Stones, The Beatles Pimp Pot, And Sgt. Pepper Kills Careers: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 24th: In which we see live Stones, Byrds, and Badfinger, plus Paul McCartney’s version of the hit song he gave them…plus Them, and Ringo talks about smoking weed with Bob Dylan!

07/24/2015

HBD to G&R's Slash! (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Zeppelin’s Unfortunate Last American Shows, Ringo’s First All-Starr Band:This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 23rd: In which we hear The Beatles idol Fats Domino’s cover of one of their songs…and maybe you’ll see yourself in LIVE footage of The Grateful Dead and Led Zeppelin here in SEATTLE!

07/23/2015

HBD to The Eagles singing drummer Don Henley, here with his friend Joe Walsh (R), and his sometimes friend Glenn Frey (L). (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Vee-Jay Vs Capitol-One Will Get The Beatles In America, And The Stones Whiz On A Wall: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 22nd: In which we see John and Yoko’s video for “Imagine”, live Beatles, Stones, Elvis Costello, Little Richard, the Parliament/Funkadelic Mothership Connection…and The Eagles in the Kingdome!

07/22/2015

HBD to Yusuf Islam, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame under the name you know him better by: Cat Stevens. (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Hell’s Angels Invade England, Waters Takes The Wall to THE Wall: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 21st: In which we learn how California 1% motorcycle club The Hell’s Angels got started in England? Surely the Stones didn’t bring ’em back from Altamont! Roger Waters performs The Wall at the former Berlin Wall, and more…

07/21/2015