Townshend will be awarded the Stevie Ray Vaughn Award by the Boss for his work with MusiCares.
Meet CBS’s first rock and roll deejay, see The Beatles rare video for the ultra psychedelic Tomorrow Never Knows, hear Jethro Tull with their first guitarist, live Deep Purple, and more!
Despite what Ted Cruz says, many of the biggest living icons of classic rock were quick to respond to 9/11. Here are songs he may have missed (or may be choosing to ignore).
Beatles Don’t Wear Beatle Wigs, Bon’s Gone, Ozzy Visits The Alamo: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
Spectacular Live AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, Tower of Power, Manfred Mann doing Springsteen, Wishbone Ash, Focus (even weirder live), and a historical reenactment of Ozzy’s trip to The Alamo. Do you like it? He peed on it.
Cleveland Doesn’t Rock, Floyd’s First Single, And Chicago’s Terry Kath: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
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…..
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.
Paul And Ringo Marvel At Hendix, The Man In Black Goes To Prison, Clapton Comes Back: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
See Dick Clark make a star, Hendrix play The Beatles, Clapton’s post-druggie comeback, Pete Townsend explaining the kiddie-porn thing, and tons more in today’s bitchin’ vids!
Previously honored by Musicares have been Tony Bennett, Bono, Natalie Cole, Phil Collins, Neil Diamond and Aretha Franklin.
Early Beatles, Pink Floyd, Hendrix, Zeppelin, Alice Cooper when Alice Cooper was a band, and Ray Davies learns to let the purse go….
Kanye West and Carrie Underwood also performed—though not with U2.