Townsend Beans Moon, Chicago's Bass Player Beat Up By Marines: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]May 20th: The late Joe Cocker sings with subtitled lyrics AND with John Belushi imitating him...and Chicago's Peter Cetera sings with his jaw wired shut after some Marines beat the snot out of him!
Dylan Makes The First Rock Video, The Beatles Argue: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]May 8th: See Bob Dylan's video.....copied many times, most recently in a Ford commercial...The Beatles talk management.....and Alex Van Halen does a drum solo for his birthday!
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 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!
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"!
The Stones And Jumping Jack Dyer, Paul And Linda Tie the Knot: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]March 12th: In which Paul and Linda get married, Mick and Keith record Jumpin' Jack Flash, John Lennon on Monday Night Football with Howard Cosell, and what happens when Metallica play South America.
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.
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!?!