Don't stand so close to me: HBD to Frances Bean Cobain, and thanks for making us feel old. (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Beatles First With Ringo, Jagger Shot In Hand, Frances Bean Makes Us Feel Old: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

August 18th: In which The Beatles debut their new drummer, and land in San Francisco for their first FULL US Tour that will bring ’em here 3 nights later…Mick Jagger as Aussie Bush Ranger Ned Kelly, a tour of Liverpool, and smell like a Sex Pistol.


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…


"Anybody else would be lynched: 18 wives and 20 children and he's knighted, fantastic!" -Charlie Watts. (Charley Galley/Getty Images)

The Killer Marries 13 Year Old Cousin, Jim’s Last Show With The Doors, Mick Knighted: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Boogie with Ian Stewart, Arthur Lee and Love, Dickey Betts and The Allmans, Ike Turner, the MC5, plus hear Keith Richards bitch about Mick getting Knighted…


HBD to Leslie West of Mountain (R), here pictured at the 40th anniversary of Woodstock. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Paul Points Out That He’s Not Really Dead, Led Zeppelin II, Pearl Jam’s First Show: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Super rare film of the Who in their mod-scene element when they were The High Numbers…Pearl Jam’s first-ever show in Seattle when they were Mookie Blaylock…and Paul McCartney tells David Letterman what it’s like to be dead….


KZOK's morning show host first became famous tonight in 1970. (Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images)

The Beatles Cartoon and The Partridge Family Come To TeeVee, We Lose Bonzo: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Wanna feel old? Watch the very first episodes of The Beatles cartoon and The Partridge Family! That one sure makes Danny feel old…


HBD to Joan Jett. (Christopher Polk/Getty Images)

Bowie Brings Ziggy To America, Willie Neil and John Start Farm Aid: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Two of the greatest charity fundraiser concerts ever happened on the same day…one of TV’s greatest but most short lived music TV shows, long before MTV…and Nirvana’s ONE show with Dan Peters of Mudhoney right BEFORE they got HUGE


Why were you carrying a gun, Mr. Crosby? "John Lennon, man." (Tim Clary/Getty Images)

Wax Beatles At Tussauds, Collins Steps Out From Behind The Drums, Jimmy Page Not A Satan-Worshipper: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Take a tour of London’s landmark wax museum, Live Zeppelin, Genesis, CSN, Ozzy, Tull, and Seattle’s own Mudhoney!


Uber-Mods The Small Faces circa 1966: (L-R) Ronnie Lane, Kenny Jones, would-be birthday boy Steve Marriott, Ian McLagen, and model Sally Noel show off the latest in swingin' London fashion. (Ted West/ Getty Images)

The Beatles Last Show On The Roof, And Sunday, Bloody Sunday: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Video today includes The Beatles rooftop concert, Bloody Sunday in Ireland and some of the songs inspired by the British Army’s tragic overreaction, early Genesis, and more….


The Sonics at Showbox at the Market

Web-Only: KZOK’s Top 12 Club Shows

12. Capping Day – Seattle Art Museum May 3 Vanderpool: [This was] for the opening of the EMP’s “Women Who rock” exhibit and the ACT theater’s play These Streets, written by Greta Harley and Stranger “genius […]


Seattle's Mudhoney join the Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia as the only musicians with their own Ice Cream Flavor! (Scott Vanderpool/Scotty Images)

Mudhoney: I Like ‘Em Small!

How many bands, let alone Seattle bands, have their own Ice Cream flavor?