The King Snubs The Queen, Jimi Hits London, Nirvana Kill "Butt Rock" Dead: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Zeptember 24th: 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.
The Beatles' Birthday, Hendrix's Death Day, And Farm Aid Comes To Auburn: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Zeptember 18th: In which Julian Lennon talks about Dad, Paul, and Hey Jude...Willie Nelson talks about smoking herb in Amsterdam with Snoop, Neil Young plays Pocahontas for the Muckleshoots, and more in today's bitchin' vids!
She Loves You Tanks, Hendrix's Last Show, And The End Of Marc Bolan: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Zeptember 16th: In which we 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.
Elvis Bombs At The Opry, Ringo Bombs At Abbey Road: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Zeptember 4th: In which 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!
Elvis Plays For Hendrix, The First Isle of Wight Festival,Traffic's Last: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]August 31st: In which we learn of two of England's biggest mega-festivals, watch Jimi Hendrix entertain the ladies with one of the first songs he learned after he saw Elvis in Seattle, and meet the guy that did all those trippy Yes album covers...
The Beatles Introduce Their Guru, Hendrix Plays England For The Last Time, The Stones Make Bank: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]August 26th: In which we thrill to Lennon's original musical take on the Maharishi before George made him change it...the incredible Isle of Wight festival from 1970...and the "Shreds" series parodies of Rolling Stones' Top 5 Guitarists.
The Beatles Play Seattle Again, Hendrix Opens a Studio: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]August 25th: In which we see The Beatles in Seattle as they arrive for their 3rd and 4th to last-ever live shows...Seattle's own Soundgarden play Jimi Hendrix's studio in New York...Page and Plant unplugged, and more!
Jimi Back In NYC, Puddy's Last Laugh, Clapton Saves Royal Clothier: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]August 2nd: In which we meet the author of a song you've heard someone else do, the Lunatic from Floyd's Dark Side dies...no, not him...and Eric Clapton likes a nice traditional English suit, and looks smart in it.
Seattle Pop Day Two, Hendrix's Last Seattle Show, Zeppelin Cancels Last Tour: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]July 26th: The legendary Seattle Pop Festival arguably had a better lineup than Woodstock a month later...footage of Jimi Hendrix's last show in Seattle....watch Mick age before your eyes...Brian Johnson of AC/DC on Britain's car show Top Gear....and MORE!
Beatles Meet Denny, Jefferson Meets Airplane, Zeppelin Meets Tear Gas: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]July 5th: In which Chas Chandler spots Jimi Hendrix, the Italian Polizia spot Led Zeppelin and treat them about as well as they treated Amanda Knox, and Deadheads get wet...
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...
"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.