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HBD to the only member of Pink Floyd to have played on all their albums, drummer Nick Mason...he's a bit of a gear head, that one. (Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Beatles Don’t Like Being Paid In Change, David Bowie Comes To America…In A Dress: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Spend some quality time with Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason on b-day #71! Check out his prodigious car collection…Early live Beatles, Def Leppard, Thin Lizzy, J Geils, and more….


HBD to Eddie Van Halen! (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Stones Down Under, Pagey’s First American Hit, And Floyd Leave Syd Home: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Live early Stones, Jimmy Page on his first American hit as a session player (no blistering solo, sorry), Ringo with Princess Leia, and Eddie Van Halen gets the best tribute any guitar player can…being parodied in the “Shreds” series…


HBD to Cheap Trick's Robin Zander....for the love of god would somebody put his band in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame already? (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Cleveland Doesn’t Rock, Floyd’s First Single, And Chicago’s Terry Kath: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Nirvana starts big, at Mom’s house in Aberdeen, Hear Springsteen’s last show with his band Steel Mill, and the last E-Street Band performance of Danny Federici…Robin Zander of Cheap Trick….and Terry Kath of Chicago…..


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…


HBD to Paul Stanley of Kiss. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Floyd Fail First Attempt Of Dark Side, Beatles Inducted To Rock Hall… Without Paul: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Meet DJ Alan Freed, the man who invented “rock and roll”…The Monkees Meet The Beatles, Leadbelly and people who’ve covered him, Ozzy bites a bat….and….more? OMG!


Nick Mason of Pink Floyd (Anthony Harvey/Getty Images)

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason Thinks Apple Should Pay For That U2 Release

We may have gotten that U2 album for free, but Nick Mason thinks Apple should pay for what they did.


The Kinks Ray Davies learned a lot about America today in '04. (Michael Stroud/Getty Images)

Floyd Bore Critic, Kinks Frontman Shot By Purse Snatcher:This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Early Beatles, Pink Floyd, Hendrix, Zeppelin, Alice Cooper when Alice Cooper was a band, and Ray Davies learns to let the purse go….


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!


Pink Floyd's Nick Mason raced in to save his drum shoppe from the wrecking ball today in 2012. (Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Elvis Gets Drafted, His Doctor Gets Busted, And The Beatles Last Christmas Record: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See Elvis in The Army, and meet his own personal Dr. Feelgood….the Beatles last-ever Fan Club Christmas Record they didn’t feel much for…and the feel-good Christmastime charitable works of Pink Floyd…



Doctors Like to Perform Surgery to Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb”c

In a new study conducted by Cardiff University Hospital, doctors chose the best and worst songs for performing surgery. Number 1? Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb.”




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