Jimi Hendrix

HBD to ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons. (John Shearer/Getty Images)

Hendrix’s First Single, Mick Taylor Quits The Stones, And Zappa’s Movie: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The original trailer for Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels….ultra rare audio of Keith Richards and Mick Taylor jamming…John and Yoko’s depressing Xmas video, and Billy Gibbons’ old band The Moving Sidewalks doing The Beatles! OMG!

12/16/2014

HBD to Little Richard, the man who gave Sir Paul his "Wooo!" (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Beatles Booted From Germany, The Stones Fabulous Food Fight: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Paul McCartney talks about The Beatles days in Hamburg…Lorne Greene of Bonanza puts out a single called “Ringo” and cashes in on Beatlemania…and the Stones famous food fight….

12/05/2014

HBD  to Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington. (Rusty Russell/Getty Images)

The Million Dollar Quartet Jam, Smoke On The Water In Montreaux: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Hear the “Million Dollar Quartet”…and see the Broadway cast they inspired (in Issaquah!) on David Letterman. A tour of Hendrix’s guitars in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Paul Allen doesn’t own them all), Tommy Bolin with The James Gang and Deep Purple, and The Best Xmas Song of All Time?

12/04/2014

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John Nelson’s ‘Who’s Playin’ Where’ (11.28)

Don’t miss the Jimi Hendrix Birthday Tribute Concert at the Columbia Theater on Friday!

11/26/2014

HBD to Dr. John. (Valery Hache/Getty Images)

The Partridge Family Go To #1 Without Danny, The Beatles Do A Lennon Song Without Him: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See Aerosmith doing the Simpsons, Conan O’Brien meeting George Harrison’s guitars, Paul, George, and Ringo making Free as a Bird (not Freebird), and Billy Idol vs. Tommy James…sort of like The Beatnik’s song battle, only different.

11/21/2014

HBD to Neil Young, perhaps ready for a little nap at age 69. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Paul Gets Schooled On How To Woo!, Woody Gets His Legs Broken: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Ultra rare video today includes Billy Preston talking about meeting The Beatles and his boss Little Richard, Patti Boyd opens up to Ron Wood, and Screaming Lord Sutch, England’s original shock-rocker!

11/12/2014

Weird Al. What? A guy can't take a picture on his birthday? (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Buddy Holly’s Replacement Meets The Same Fate, The Yardbirds Begin The Page Era, And Nirvana Conquer Europe First: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Live Hendrix, The Yardbirds with Jimmy Page, Jimmy Page with Led Zeppelin, Nirvana on their first European tour, and Weird Al doing Nirvana…

10/23/2014

HBD to Barry McGuire, who looks like he's suffered his own Eve of Destruction. (Newsmakers/Getty Images)

Beatles Ditch Best To Record With Ringo, Hendrix Signs Bad Contract: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The Beatles talk about their days in Hamburg, early performances from Hendrix before he was famous, and the Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson tape, made family-show safe for your viewing protection…

10/15/2014

Of course it's "reading", but will it ever "Play"? Unlike a lot of their later units, Sony's first CD player actually worked for years, and in many cases still does. (Yoshikazu Tsuno/Getty Images)

Dylan Introduces The Band, Hendrix Buried In Renton, Sony Introduces The CD Player: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The Band talk about starting out and hooking up with Bob…Clapton talks about Hendrix, and the trailer for the new movie about Jimi…live Buffalo Springfield, Booker T and the MG’s, and Brownsville Station…

10/01/2014

HBD in the great hereafter to the love of Paul's life, Linda McCartney. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The King Snubs The Queen, Jimi Hits London, Nirvana Kill “Butt Rock” Dead: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The King’s manager blows his chance to go to England….The Beatles talk about finally meeting him…Paul and Linda McCartney play Seattle’s Kingdome..see the Pearl Jam video that made a Moses Lake kid go nuts…and Pearl Jam stop making videos…and meet the baby on NIrvana’s record,he’s 23 now.

09/24/2014

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