Stones Meet Beatles, Yardbirds Take Over: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]April 23rd: See The Rolling Stones doing The Beatles. A Beatles song, that is, get your mind out of the GUTTER! See Bruce Springsteen lead an entire concert arena in singing Happy Birthday to Roy Orbison! And BEWARE the "Hall of Douchebags"!
John Marries Yoko, Bowie Marries Angie, Slade Spell Badly: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]March 20th: In which we see the Beatles...and some of The Beatles Idols...on the UK's Ready Steady Go! Eric Clapton explains how he got the "woman tone" on his Gibson SG...and sings the bluesiest blues song ever!
Elvis And The Who Debut On TV, And We Are The World: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]January 28th: Elvis and The Who make their TV debuts on the same day, but 10 years apart. Live Traffic, Wings, Moody Blues, and more....
Zeppelin's First Seattle Show, Lennon's Posthumous #1, Chuck Berry Is A Perv: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]December 27th: Some folks in Liverpool thin the Beatles are from Germany! WTF? Led Zeppelin's 2nd show on American soil is right here in Seattle...Chuck Berry is a very naughty boy indeed, and The Moody Blues keyboard player shows how they get that psychedelic sound...
The LP Record Is Premature, The Doors Piss Off Ed Sullivan: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Zeptember 17th: In which we see RCA Victor's ridiculously priced turntable from 1931, and how much people will pay for them now...Paul McCartney tells David Letterman what it's like to be dead, and The MC5 Kick out the Jams, motherf***ers!
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 Guitarist Scotty Moore Dies at 84"All I wanted to do in the world was to be able to play and sound like that," said Keith Richards. "Everyone else wanted to be Elvis, I wanted to be Scotty."
Elvis Impresses No One, The Who Buy A Dog, And Easy Rider: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]Video today includes some of the earliest known color shots of Elvis, The Who live in '65, The o.g. trailer for Easy Rider, The Pretenders original lineup rocking it HARD, and Soundgarden on Kim Thayil's birthday.
Phil Spector Bails Out The Beatles, Clapton Cracks The Ton: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]See Eric Clapton's 3 million pound Ferrari! See Edwin Starr asking the musical question "War! What is it good for", and learn The Answer! See the Beatles screwing around in the studio! And MORE, dammit, there's ALWAYS more!
John Marries Yoko, Clapton Loses Connor: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]SEE British Mods go CRAZY! SEE Mick Jagger's excuse for a "shirt" circa 1971! SEE The Crazy World of Arthur Brown light his head on FIRE! And MORE!
Rock And Roll Comes To Television, Paul And Linda Go To Wayne's World: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]Elvis and The Who make their TV debuts, Paul and Linda meet Mike Myers at the London premier of Wayne's World 2, and tons more with cool videos!