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...
The Beatles Start In On Help!, Priscilla Leaves Elvis, Abbey Road Protected: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]February 23rd: One of America's great America songs written by Woody Guthrie, The Beatles start in on their second movie, Tom Petty loses another bass player, and...would you believe EMI tried to sell Abbey Road to developers? The f-in' NERVE!
The Shortest Chart Topper Ever, The Dead Become Hippies: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Rocktober 2nd: Washington almost had an official State Rock Song thanks to Almost Live host Ross Shafer...but another state did get one! Tour Haight-Ashbury with pinched-cheek media members, and see The Dead's pad! Plus live Genesis, Pink Floyd, and The Police!
Mona Opens The Casbah, The Beatles Play Their Last Show: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]August 29th: Tour the "Birthplace of The Beatles" in Liverpool....their last live gig at Candlestick Park....and Paul McCartney tells David Letterman how Michael Jackson managed to get the rights to their songs....
The Who Unleash Tommy...Twice, And Clapton In Seattle Car Crash: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]April 22nd: Live rock from The Who, Deep Purple, Clapton in Seattle, and Peter Frampton in Seattle playing that bitchin' talk box on a Soundgarden song with Mike and Matt!
Goodbye Sexy Sadie, Brian Replaces Bon, Ringo Disses Vatican: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]April 19th: Rare video today! The TAMI show with the Stones vs. James Brown! The Beatles with the Maharishi! Brian Johnson with his band before AC/DC! And MORE!
Eddie Cochran And Linda McCartney Leave Us, Nirvana Unveil Teen Spirit At The OK Hotel: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]April 17th: Great Classic Rock footage from Don Kirshner's Rock Concert on his birthday, up close and personal with Paul and Linda, Elvis's Airplane, and more in today's bitchin' videos...
Floyd's Least Favorite Floyd Album, Genesis' Brief Reunion, And Sting's B-Day: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]Hang out with the Grateful Dead in Haight Ashbury in the Summer of Love, tour Graceland with Priscilla Presley and Larry King, Pink Floyd live in '70, Genesis and The Police live, and more in today's bitchin' videos!
Mona Rocks The Casbah, The Beatles Last Paying Gig, Fats Survives Katrina, And "Rickrolling": This Day In Classic Rock [Video]The sordid tale of Pete Best's Mom: The Beatles first manager and their tour manager's girlfriend! Scandal! The Beatles last paying gig, Fats Domino survives hurricane Katrina, and....what the hell is "rickrolling"?
The Stones Sign With Andrew, Bruce Hops The Fence At Graceland, Layla Dumps Clapton: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]See Syd Barrett freaking out with Pink Floyd! See Eric Clapton and Patti Boyd talking about Layla, who is really Patti! See Mick Ronson with Bowie, Ian Hunter, and the Seattle band he produced, The Visible Targets!...and....more!
What's In The Box? Paul Simon, 'Graceland: 25th Anniversary Edition'Need a last minute gift for the rock and roll fan in your life? Or do you just need to figure out what to spend that awesome gift card on? We’re here to help with rundowns of this year’s best box sets from classic artists.
Los Lobos' Steve Berlin Calls Paul Simon An 'Idiot'"Everybody I know who has ever worked with Paul Simon says he’s the biggest jerk in the world," Berlin says. "Yeah - he’s a f***ing idiot."