Somebody Out There's Got Buddy Holly's Strat, And Letterman Gives Jerry Garcia A Guitar Lesson: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]April 15th: In which we get 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...
John And George Buy A Grocery Store, Ringo Makes Movies, And Cal Jam II: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]March 18th: See Ringo play with Elton John and Marc Bolan...Ozzy, Cat, Jon Stewart and Steven Colbert on a Crazy Peace Train...Seattle's own Heart...,and more...at Cal Jam II in '78...and Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains teaches you how to play "Man in the Box"!
Chuck Berry Busted, Brian Wilson Quits Beach Boys: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]December 23rd: Chuck Berry from '59 live, Wonderful Radio London, The Beach Boys with Brian Wilson's replacement, Mr. Glen Campbell, George Harrison's pad on Maui, and the drum solo that sold a million drum kits...
Bowie Brings Ziggy To America, Willie Neil and John Start Farm Aid: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Zeptember 22nd: Two of the greatest charity fundraiser concerts ever happened on the same day...one of TV's greatest but most short lived music TV shows, long before MTV...and Nirvana's ONE show with Dan Peters of Mudhoney right BEFORE they got HUGE
Yusuf (Cat Stevens) Announces Fall Tour DatesThe dates will coincides with the 50th anniversary of his first hit single, 1966's "I Love My Dog."
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...
Listen: Yusuf/Cat Stevens Releases New Song 'The Devil Came From Kansas'Yusuf / Cat Stevens will release his new album, Tell 'Em I'm Gone, on Oct. 27.
From Springsteen To U2, 7 Things To Look Forward To In 2014Among other things, Springsteen and U2 are releasing new albums, and we're hoping Bob Seger might as well.
Peter Gabriel, KISS and More React to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame InductionsEarly this morning (December 17), the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced their 2014 inductees, which included Nirvana, KISS, Peter Gabriel, Cat Stevens and Hall and Oates. Needless to say, those who made it in were excited to receive the honor and more than happy to share that excitement with their fans.
KISS, Nirvana, Lead Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame InducteesThe induction ceremony will take place at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on April 10 and will be open to the public. An on-sale date has yet to be announced.
Chris Cornell Covers Van Morrison, Cat Stevens, Mashes Up U2 and Metallica at NY ConcertHe explained that he played "Crazy Love" for his wife (who was sitting in the front row with their children) at their engagement party, and then thanked his mother-in-law -- who was hanging out at side stage -- for allowing him to marry her daughter. Later on in the show, he covered another mellow classic from the same year, Cat Stevens' "Trouble" -- another far cry from the harder songs Cornell used to cover and name-check.
Rock Hall Nominees 2014: Nirvana, Hall & Oates, KISS, The Replacements, Peter Gabriel, Linda Ronstadt & MoreLet the arguments begin: the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame released the ballot for the class of 2014.