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HBD to Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers drummer Stan Lynch. (Gabe Palacio/Getty Images)

The Greatest Protest Song Ever, And Joe Strummer Learns His Lesson: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Hear The Beatles on The Saturday Club, the BBC’s first ever pop music show…Bruce Springsteen’s high school band The Castilles…The Rolling Stones talk about Brian Jones, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos.

05/21/2015

HBD to Welsh guitarist Dave Edmunds. (Ian Tyas/Getty Images)

Somebody Out There’s Got Buddy Holly’s Strat, And Letterman Gives Jerry Garcia A Guitar Lesson: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

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…

04/15/2015

Happy 80th BD to Danny's TV Mom, Shirley Jones, shown here with another of her red-headed fictional offspring, little Opie Cunningham (Ron Howard) from "The Music Man" circa '62. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Hendrix Burns Strat-Allen Pays Extra For It, And Danny Call Your TV Mom-It’s Her Birthday: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See Chuck Berry doing Johnny B. Goode in ’58, and some of the covers that followed…Jimi Hendrix lights his Stratocaster on fire, increasing it’s value? WTF? Danny reassembles The Partridge Family in ’95…and live Zeppelin in The Kingdome! Were you there?

03/31/2015

HBD to Eric "Slowhand" Clapton, here circa 1973. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Beatles Most Famous Photo Shoot, Mick Goes Old School, And Slowhand Is 70: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Did George Harrison really rip off The Chiffons? YOU be the judge! See some of the shows put on at the Mick Jagger Centre for the Performing Arts….none of them by Mick…

03/30/2015

"It f***ing hurt, too!" (Carlos Alvares/Getty Images)

Elvis Drafted, Alice’s Biggest Hit, Lou Reed Bitten On Ass: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The King gets Drafted, The Beatles film Help!, Lou Reed gets his ass bitten and not in the cool, kinky way you would expect from the guy who wrote Venus in Furs, And awesome live Alice Cooper from 1973!

03/24/2015

Kurt Cobain married her today in 1992. Two years and one month later he was dead. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hendrix’s Last Show In England, And Kurt Gets Married: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Super-early Stones, The Beatles make Help!, Jimi’s British Swan Song at the Royal Albert Hall, Tour Headley Grange with Jimmy Page, and tons more in today’s videos…

02/24/2015

AC/DC released their first album today in '75...Down Undah. We'd have to wait another year...(Istvan Hustzti/Getty Images)

Nancy’s Boots Go Walkin’, AC/DC’s Debut: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Nancy Sinatra shakes them boots….and other stuff. So does David Coverdale’s unstable wife Tawny. The Stones in LA in ’72, CGI Beatles, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos.

02/17/2015

HBD to Peter Gabriel, here from 1977 not too long after quitting Genesis and while he still had hair. (Graham Wood/Getty Images)

Sinatra Launches Reprise, Monkees Play Instruments, And Black Sabbath’s Debut: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Hear Frank Sinatra’s ultra rare record for The Beatles Apple label he recorded for Ringo’s wife’s birthday…Peter Gabriel era Genesis, Black Sabbath doing their theme song, and more…

02/13/2015

Kurt Cobain of Nirvana and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith

Boston vs. Seattle: Which City Has the Best Music?

Forget Super Bowl XLIX, the real match-up is between musical legacies. Representatives from Seattle station KZOK and Boston’s WZLX argue which city has better music.

01/30/2015

George and Pattie in happier times: Today in 1966. (Getty Images)

George Marries Pattie, Jimi Does Bob, Floyd Finally Manage Dark Side: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Radio Luxembourg, the first home of rock and roll in England…meet Pattie Boyd, George Harrison…and later Eric Clapton’s wife…the evolution of Dark Side of the Moon, All Along the Watchtower, and Jethro Tull’s keyboard player…

01/21/2015

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