The Beatles Do Shakespeare, And Satan In Stairway? This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]April 28th: The Beatles Brit TV Special from 1964 where they do Shakespeare...A noted scholar points out all the Satanic references in Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven (there aren't any), and live rock from Pink Floyd, T Rex....and more!
John And George Buy A Grocery Store, Ringo Makes Movies, And Cal Jam II: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]March 18th: See Ringo play with Elton John and Marc Bolan...Ozzy, Cat, Jon Stewart and Steven Colbert on a Crazy Peace Train...Seattle's own Heart...,and more...at Cal Jam II in '78...and Jerry Cantrell of Alice In Chains teaches you how to play "Man in the Box"!
Paul Gets Schooled On How To Woo!, Woody Gets His Legs Broken: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]November 12th: 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!
Epstein Discovers The Beatles, Brian Jones Busted, Sabbath Reunite On Letterman: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Rocktober 30th: Today's videos gleaned for your perusal from the Interwebs include an awesome BBC documentary on Beatles manager Brian Epstein, rare footage of a Stoned Brian Jones, and Grace Slick on getting old.....
Chapman Buys .38 Special, The Phantom Spiker Chokes, Leppard Wrap In Tacoma: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Rocktober 27th: Sonny marries Cher...after she becomes legal. Little Feat and Frank Zappa's creepy bass player, Mark David Chapman tries to explain the unexplainable to Baba Wawa...Def Leppard wrap up their biggest tour ever in the Tacoma Dome...
Donovan Debuts In The States, Wakeman Debuts With Yes: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Zeptember 30th: In which we see video of Donvan on American TeeVee for the first time, The Quarrymen play for John Lennon at his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, BOC and Skynyrd LIVE, and more!
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 Does Ed, Helter Skelter, And Nirvana's MTV Awards: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Zeptember 9th: In which Rock and Roll goes mainstream as Elvis plays the Sullivan Show...The Beatles go proto-metal with a Paul McCartney tune, and Seattle's Nirvana conquers MTV and it's silly little awards ceremony....
Beatles Paul McCartney And Tommy Moore Make BIG Mistakes: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]June 11th: Paul got married for a second time....it would cost him a few years later, big time! And Tommy? He quit the Beatles to be a forklift driver! Fame, fortune...who needs it when you can pilot a Hyster Loadstar!?!
The Stones Get Satisfaction, Beatles Get Backwards, And Big Bucks For Their Droppings: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]See one of The Rolling Stones first performances of Satisfaction....and learn how to play it! Marc Bolan in T Rex and the band that preceded it...and Bruce Springsteen plays the song Starbucks banned...in Seattle!
Jimi's Last Appearance, George Buys A Very Expensive Ticket To A Monty Python Film: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]Hear Jimi Hendrix's last-ever recording of a jam with Eric Burdon and War, See Monty Python talk about their fan George Harrison, Visit the T-Rex frontman's memorial in London, and....more!
Ed Thinks Elvis Has A "Trouser-Enhancement" But Puts Him On The Show Anyway, Producers Place Ad For Monkees, Novoselic Clocks Self In Head With Bass On MTV Awards: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]Did the Ed Sullivan show REALLY only show Elvis from the waist up? You'll see....plus The Stones live in '65, Bowie on Marc Bolan's Brit TV show, The Secret Policeman's Other Ball, and more in today's bitchin' videos!