Jimi Hendrix

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

Pauly with John's son Julian, who bought some pretty personal stuff at auction today in '96. (Central Press/Getty Images)

We Lose Jimi, The Beatles Birthday, And Kiss Lose The Makeup: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Eric Clapton in ultra-rare footage talks about the death of his friend Jimi Hendrix…Live Who and Beatles, and a buttrocky big-hair 80’s video from Kiss….without makeup!

09/18/2014

HBD to BB King, thankfully still with us at age 89. (Manuel Ceneta/Getty Images)

She Loves You Tanks, Hendrix’s Last Show, And The End Of Marc Bolan: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Meet the geezer who went to bat for The Stones in Parliament…hear Jimi Hendrix’s last public performance with Eric Burdon and WAR…BB King’s favorite BB King appearance…and Kenny Jones f***s up with The Who in Seattle.

09/16/2014

Soundgarden guitarist Kim Thayil is celebrating his 54th birthday at The Clink for tonight's Seahawks game. (Jim Dyson/Getty Images)

Elvis Bombs At The Opry, Ringo Bombs At Abbey Road: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Elvis shakes it at the Grand Ole Opry….and no one cares! Pete Townsend smashes guitars, while Jimi Hendrix burns ‘em…which one will Paul Allen buy? And more in today’s bitchin’ vids!

09/04/2014

HBD to Alex Lifeson of Rush...he's NOT making an obscene gesture here, he's holding a guitar pick...get your mind out of the gutter. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The Beatles Meet Elvis And Lose Their Manager, And The Debut Of Pearl Jam: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See the trailer for Elvi’s little movie filmed at the Seattle World’s fair in 1962….The Beatles talk about meeting Elvis in ’65…an intimate chat with their manager Brian Epstein, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos!

08/27/2014

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