The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”
Moon’s Last Show With the Who, McCartney Raises $$$ 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!
Graham Falls Out Of Van, The Beatles’ Magic Alex, Nirvana 86′d From Own Party: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]
Video today of biker gang The Hollies, The strange Magic Alex singing on the Beatles bus, The Plastic Ono band with Clapton playing to Yoko noises…..and…..more!
The Beatles talk about meeting Bob Dylan (and a cartoon kids!), The Beach Boys do Brian Wilson’s first “acid song”, Who’s the most chicago-like Chicago these days….and Jack Black in Seattle!
Beatles Rained Out, Leppard’s Drummer Rejoins With One Less Arm, And Robert Plant Can Retire Now: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]
The Stones’ manager starts a record label, and puts out Rick Derringer’s first hit. They have a party, and Eric Clapton drinks. A lot. The Beatles, already sick of playing live get rained out in Cincinatti three nights before coming to Seattle sunshine! All this and more useless rock and roll trivia inside!
Pete Beans Keith With Guitar, Chicago’s Bass Player Beaned By Marines, Sabbath’s Drummer Beaned By His Heart: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]
Hear The Silver Beetles with Johnny Gentle…this s*** is RARE! See The Who live in ’66! This s*** is rare TOO! See Joe Cocker at Woodstock with a translation so you can tell what he’s singing! And….more!
With this year’s Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction ceremony getting closer, the debate about who should or shouldn’t get inducted intensifies among music fans. One consistent omission from the Hall – and this […]
FM’s Creator Checks Out, The Dead Get Set Up (Like A Bowling Pin), And Terry Kath’s Birthday: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]
In which the man who invented FM radio jumps, John Lennon finds an inspiring circus poster, the Grateful Dead get set up like a bowling pin, Led Zeppelin blow away Iron Butterfly, and Chicago’s Terry Kath misses yet another birthday.
Tuesday (November 27) marks 70 years since the birth of Jimi Hendrix, the man who changed electric guitar and rock’n'roll forever. For the past few weeks, CBS Local has discussed the man’s impact with musicians who came after him, his peers, and even one of his main inspirations. Everyone felt his influence, whether it was on their guitar playing, or their singing. Some even found a new direction for their life thanks to Jimi.
Robert Lamm of Chicago tells CBS Local that his band was doing horn-based arrangements of Hendrix songs early on. Hendrix became a fan and supporter of the group, and when he expressed respect for Chicago’s late guitarist/leader Terry Kath, it meant a lot to the entire group.pr