Scott Vanderpool

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HBD to former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman, also an accomplished photographer who likes smoking. (Maartje Blijdenstein/Getty Images)

Beatles Conquer Sweden, Floyd Hate Their First #1 Album, And The Legendary Tom Dowd: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Rare home movies of Keith Richards “coming down”, some of the earliest Beatles live recordings with no screaming during the songs, Bill Wyman on the Stones reunion shows, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos…

10/24/2014

Weird Al. What? A guy can't take a picture on his birthday? (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Buddy Holly’s Replacement Meets The Same Fate, The Yardbirds Begin The Page Era, And Nirvana Conquer Europe First: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Live Hendrix, The Yardbirds with Jimmy Page, Jimmy Page with Led Zeppelin, Nirvana on their first European tour, and Weird Al doing Nirvana…

10/23/2014

HBD to Leslie West of Mountain (R), here pictured at the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Paul Points Out That He’s Not Really Dead, Led Zeppelin II, Pearl Jam’s First Show: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Super rare film of the Who in their mod-scene element when they were The High Numbers…Pearl Jam’s first-ever show in Seattle when they were Mookie Blaylock…and Paul McCartney tells David Letterman what it’s like to be dead….

10/22/2014

HBD to Manfred Mann (center), here with his namesake band circa 1966. (C. Woods/Getty Images)

Moon’s Last Show With The Who, Rockers Raise $$$ For NYC After 9/11: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

See The Kingsmen from Portland doing Louie Louie on national TV, Paul McCartney showing off the Elvis Bass, and Alice Cooper vs. Kiss: You be the judge!

10/21/2014

HBD to Tom Petty. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Halloween’s Greatest Hit, Zeppelin’s Movie, Skynyrd’s Plane Crash: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The sad story of Skynyrd’s plane crash and an interview with a survivor…the original trailer for Led Zeppelin’s The Song Remains the Same…live Who, The Police, Tom Petty on his birthday, and Ten Years After…..

10/20/2014

HBD to David St. Hubbins of Spinal Tap...and the actor who plays him, Michael McKean. (Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

The Beatles Make It To TV, Mick Fires Keith’s Best Mate: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See the best-ever cover of the Rolling Stones Start Me Up by Spinal Tap’s folkie alter ego, Take a tour of Montague Square in London where 2/3 of the Beatles and Jimi Hendrix lived, the Glastonbury Festival, and more…

10/17/2014

HBD to The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir. (Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Little Richard’s First Recording, CCR Breaks Up, CBGB Closes: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Little Richard records his first record, The Beatles scream like schoolgirls, full documentaries on Chuck Berry (John Lennon screams for him too), CBGB, live Grateful Dead and BTO…and more!

10/16/2014

HBD to Barry McGuire, who looks like he's suffered his own Eve of Destruction. (Newsmakers/Getty Images)

Beatles Ditch Best To Record With Ringo, Hendrix Signs Bad Contract: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The Beatles talk about their days in Hamburg, early performances from Hendrix before he was famous, and the Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson tape, made family-show safe for your viewing protection…

10/15/2014

HBD to The Moody Blues Justin Hayward. (Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

Charlie’s A Good Hubby, Slowhand Is A Leadfoot: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The first-ever “rock video”…and the one female co-star from one of Elvis’s movies he didn’t sleep with…motoring enthusiast Eric Clapton in his Porsche…live Moody Blues, Nazareth, Them, and CCR….

10/14/2014

HBD to the Van Halen singer on the right. (Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Daltrey Stutters To The Top, Ringo Puts His Foot Down: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Wh-Wh-Who had a huge hit trying to sound like M-M-M-Mods on S-S-S-S-Speed? And stop sending stuff to Ringo! Just stop it! Can’t you see he’s busy?

10/13/2014

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