Jimi Hendrix

HBD to the second Mrs. Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall.(Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

Hendrix Gets Out Of The Army, Lennon Gets An Airport: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 2nd: In which Jimi Hendrix was in the Army’s famed 101st “Screaming Eagles” Airborne Division…but didn’t much like it. The Beatles ultra-rare LONG version of “Her Majesty”…Axl Rose and The Grateful Dead start riots, and the second Mrs. Jagger on Letterman…

07/02/2015

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21 Wildly Different Songs All Named ‘Freedom’

From Nicki Minaj to Jimi Hendrix to George Michael, freedom means different things to different artists. Find your freedom song.

06/30/2015

"No dammit I'm NOT the one from Foreigner!" HBD to The Clash's Mick Jones! (Thomas Bregardis/Getty Images)

“Folk Rock” Is Born, And The Worst Cover Song Of All Time: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

June 26th: In which The Beatles play New Zealand, Celine Dion’s horrific cover of an AC/DC song, a rare interview with Col. Tom Parker, and home movies from Keith Richards and Anita Pallenberg.

06/26/2015

Rod Stewart and 'Is Lovely Missus Penny meet some old English dude who's supposed to be important somehow. (Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

The Stones Take A Loss, Monterey Pops, And Rod The Mod Gets Married….Again: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Mungo Jerry are motorcycle-riding dirtbags…Early LIVE Stones, Hendrix and The Who at Monterey Pop, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos….

06/16/2015

Pink Floyd circa 1967, with Syd Barrett up front...be careful what you wish for, it might not turn out the way you planned. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Stones Come To America, Floyd Get Their Wish: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Dean Martin makes fun of The Rolling Stones on National TV….and where is he now? Dead. Jimi Hendrix and Dusty Springfield in a touching duet…Pink Floyd talk about Wish You Were Here and the day they got their wish…Alice Cooper dances with snakes and chickens, and more…

06/05/2015

HBD in the great hereafter to Wings and Thunderclap Newman lead guitarist Jimmy McCulloch (to the left of Linda, with some of their Scottish friends). (Keystone/Getty Images)

Hendrix Plays Beatles For Beatles, Aussies Don’t Want Mick Being Ned: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Take a tour of that bitchin’ Capitol Records building in Hollywood, meet the Beatles with Jimmie Nicol….who? And Paul McCartney’s buddy from Thunderclap Newman and Wings, Jimmie McCulloch….

06/04/2015

HBD to Procul Harum's Gary Brooker, here not looking very rock and roll at all. (Carl De Souza/Getty Images)

Tacoma Boy Records Top Single, Dead Fans Take Acid, Kurt Meets Courtney: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

No, not The Sonics or Girl Trouble, though they’re from Tacoma too…this is a little older than that. See the Beach Boys drunk dad ruin their recording session, and the lyrical evolution of The Stones Brown Sugar…

05/29/2015

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

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