The Beatles Do Shakespeare, And Satan In Stairway? This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]April 28th: The Beatles Brit TV Special from 1964 where they do Shakespeare...A noted scholar points out all the Satanic references in Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven (there aren't any), and live rock from Pink Floyd, T Rex....and more!
Mick Beaned, Ringo Doubled, Wilsons Honor Wilson, Dr. Hook Gets The Cover Of The Rolling Stone:This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]March 29th: See footage of the Rolling Stones in the South of France in 1966....we don't have footage of someone hitting Mick with a chair, but it's pretty cool anyway. Who the hell would throw a chair at Mick?
Elvis Buys A House, U2 Win A Talent Show, Ray Davies Wins His CBE: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]March 17th: Take a video tour of Elvis' Graceland on the day he bought it...Dr. Hook play the song that got them on the cover of the Rolling Stone...U2's very first TV appearance...Live Kinks, Thin Lizzy, Them...and more...
Stills And Young Form Springfield, Alice Dumps Raquel, The Angels Have A Contract On Mick: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]March 3rd: See 3 of the Beatles backing up Helen Shapiro...who? Hear Led Zeppelin play Top Gear when it was a music show, and musicians Roger Daltrey, Nick Mason, and Rick Wakeman on when it was a car show....it still is...
The Cavern Opens, And Paul Gets Busted...Twice: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]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.
Stones Replace Jones With Another Mick, Frampton Comes Alive: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]June 13th: The Beatles live in Australia, The Stones talk about Brian Jones and play live with Mick Taylor, Grand Funk, early Springsteen, Peter Frampton, and ....more!
Lennon's Jesus Comment Hits The Fan, KISS Get A Leg Up: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]John makes a comment about religion in the London Evening Standard and months later a s***storm ensues...Janis Joplin buys a headstone for someone else, but by October she'd need one herself...Metallica and Guns-N-Roses spark a riot, and James Hetfield....and more!
Rock Flashback: "Freakin' At The Freakers Ball"