Jimi Hendrix

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

Eric Clapton came back tonight with a little help from his friend Pete Townsend. He played his "Blackie" Stratocaster for the first time...he'd later sell it for a cool million. (Larry Busaca/Getty Images)

Paul And Ringo Marvel At Hendix, The Man In Black Goes To Prison, Clapton Comes Back: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See Dick Clark make a star, Hendrix play The Beatles, Clapton’s post-druggie comeback, Pete Townsend explaining the kiddie-porn thing, and tons more in today’s bitchin’ vids!

01/13/2015

HBD to Cheap Trick's Rick Neilsen, here playing himself somewhat literally. (Scott Gries/Getty Images)

The First Salvo Of The British Invasion, And Christmas With Hendrix, Floyd, and The Who: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The first Brit band to have a hit in America…a tour of The Beatles Abbey Road album cover photo shoot….and Cheap Trick’s Rick Neilsen’s guitar collection!

12/22/2014

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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