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Keith Moon

HBD to Rush's Geddy Lee! (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Help! Premiers, Dylan Crashes Triumph, Zeppelin Robbed: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Elvis does the song John Lennon panned on the BBC’s Juke Box Jury…Early live Cream…the bizarre Screaming Lord Sutch…and a delightful interview with Geddy Lee of Rush on his birthday!

07/29/2014

HBD to the MC5's Wayne Kramer, here left of his old Detroit pal Iggy Pop. (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Allman Manager Murders, Moon Trashes Hotel Room Politely, And Dave Matthews Takes A Dump On Chicago: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Moonie shows how it’s done (with Steve Martin), Lester Bangs talks rock (and is played by the late Phillip Seymour Hoffman), live Allmans, The Stones with Muddy Waters, the MC5, and Nirvana…both of ‘em.

04/30/2014

John Lennon pissed off Brit conservatives by painting his Phantom V like this. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Lennon’s Psychedelic Rolls Is Closer Than You Think, Cobain’s Body Found: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See John Lennon’s iconic psychedelic Rolls Royce…it’s usually not so far away from us. Wings play their first single, one that got them banned in England, and stories from 20 years ago today, when Kurt Cobain was found. It still makes us sad.

04/08/2014

Ho-hum, another birthday for Joe Walsh! (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

The Monkees “Head” Flops, Scot Halpin Fills In For Keith Moon: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

See the legendary grainy video of the Who show in ’74 when Keith Moon passes out and is replaced by a 19 year old audience member…it’s the rock and roll equivalent of the Zapruder film from the grassy knoll!

11/20/2013

HBD to Manfred Mann. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Moon’s Last Show With the Who, McCartney Raises $$$ For NYC After 9/11: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

See The Kingsmen from Portland doing Louie Louie on national TV, Paul McCartney showing off the Elvis Bass, and Alice Cooper vs. Kiss: You be the judge!

10/21/2013

1978's "Who Are You" released on Polydor, MCA

35 Years Later: ‘Who Are You’

(We should mention we have a conflicting report telling us this was released in the U.S. on August 18th…but we’re gonna go with the 21st)

08/21/2013

Bob Seger is 67 today, and still avoiding a tooth-gap competition with David Letterman. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Stones Get Satisfaction, George Plays Backwards, And Bob Seger Is 67: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

See The Stones play Satisfaction over the years! See Marianne Faithfull talking about Mick! See the Who talk about Keith Moon! And tons more…

05/06/2013

ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons honors the great Muddy Waters. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Allman Manager Murders, Moon And Matthews Empty Their Contents: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

See Keith Moon trash a hotel room with the help of Steve Martin! See the lovely Cilla Black sing a Paul McCartney wrote for her on her Limey TV show! See the REAL Lester Bangs and the fake one from Cameron Crowe’s movie…and more!

04/30/2013

You swine!  How could you do that to a Rolls? Actually, we think it's pretty cool. (Leon Neal/Getty Images)

John Psychedelicizes His Rolls, Kurt Cobain Found Dead, Woody Escapes The Reaper: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

IN which Kurt’s body is found by an electrician who immediately calls The X, John paints his Rolls all psychedelic on Julian’s birthday, and more!

04/08/2013

Bowie has been on TV just a few times since tonight in 1965. (Peter De Veocht/Getty Images)

Paul Busted Again, Bad Company’s First Tour, The End Of Pigpen: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Bowie’s first TV show, Bad Company’s first shows, McCartney’s less-than-first weed-bust, and Keith Moon gets a plaque for blowing up toilets…and other stuff…all with bitchin’ videos.

03/08/2013

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