The Beatles

The Prez sez Happy Birthday to Buddy Guy! (Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Elvis Commences To Shakin’, Beatles Close Boutique, But Keep Her Majesty: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 30th: In which we see Elvis…the only known footage of The Beatles Apple Boutique…and did Steve Winwood rip off Junior Walker? YOU be the judge!


HBD in the great hereafter to Pink Floyd's Rick Wright, here playing Live 8 in 2002. (MJ Kim/Getty Images)

Beatles Get A Shock, And The Biggest Show Ever: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 28th: In which we see the Beatles in Sweden, surrounded by blonde lovelies…The Dead, the Allmans and the Band play for 600,000+…and hear Pink Floyd’s Rick Wright play his piano part from Dark Side….solo? Oh it’s perty!


Don't bogart that joint, Ringo! The Beatles were saying "legalize it" long before Peter Tosh. (Terry Fincher/Getty Images)

Spittin’ On The Stones, The Beatles Pimp Pot, And Sgt. Pepper Kills Careers: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 24th: In which we see live Stones, Byrds, and Badfinger, plus Paul McCartney’s version of the hit song he gave them…plus Them, and Ringo talks about smoking weed with Bob Dylan!


HBD to G&R's Slash! (Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Zeppelin’s Unfortunate Last American Shows, Ringo’s First All-Starr Band:This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 23rd: In which we hear The Beatles idol Fats Domino’s cover of one of their songs…and maybe you’ll see yourself in LIVE footage of The Grateful Dead and Led Zeppelin here in SEATTLE!


HBD to The Eagles singing drummer Don Henley, here with his friend Joe Walsh (R), and his sometimes friend Glenn Frey (L). (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Vee-Jay Vs Capitol-One Will Get The Beatles In America, And The Stones Whiz On A Wall: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 22nd: In which we see John and Yoko’s video for “Imagine”, live Beatles, Stones, Elvis Costello, Little Richard, the Parliament/Funkadelic Mothership Connection…and The Eagles in the Kingdome!


HBD to Yusuf Islam, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame under the name you know him better by: Cat Stevens. (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Hell’s Angels Invade England, Waters Takes The Wall to THE Wall: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 21st: In which we learn how California 1% motorcycle club The Hell’s Angels got started in England? Surely the Stones didn’t bring ’em back from Altamont! Roger Waters performs The Wall at the former Berlin Wall, and more…


HBD to Black Sabbath bass player Geezer Butler. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Yellow Submarine Debuts, The Stones Endure Another Riot: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 17th: In which The Beatles hit #1 again with a song they wrote for the world’s first Satellite TV broadcast…Yellow Submarine has it’s London premier…The Stones put up with yet another riot…The Moody Blues go Quad…and spend some quality time with Black Sabbath’s bass player…


HBD to The Police's drummer Stewart Copeland. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Clapton Starts Cream, Harrison’s First Beatles #1: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 16th: In which we see Cream live, The Beatles and their wives in the sweet mushy video for George’s love song “Something”, live and Playboy Mansion Deep Purple, and Stewart Copeland takes on Letterman’s drum solo week….


The mild mannered and very polite Herman's Hermits picked THESE guys as an opening act?  What could possibly go wrong? (Keystone/Getty Images)

The Who’s First U.S. Tour, Van Halen’s “Hide Your Sheep” Tour, And The Sad Story of Jim Gordon: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 14th: In which we see The Who on the Smothers Brothers Show, John Lennon going off on 3/4 of The Beatles manager Allen Klein, and Van Halen at the very peak of their rock powers in 1982!


Ronnie James Dio, the man who invented the "devil-horns" rock gesture, would be 73 today. RIP. (Bendiksby Terje/Getty Images)

Beatles Return To Liverpool, Cream Call It Quits, We Bury Brian And The Ox: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 10th: In which we watch ’em go crazy for the Fab Four at home in Liverpool….Cream’s first farewell concert at the Royal Albert Hall…Keith Emerson pre-ELP…The Stones talk about Brian Jones, and Moby Grape on Jerry Miller’s birthday