The Beatles

HBD to Moody Blues and Wings' Denny Laine (L), here with drummer Graeme Edge in the Moodies circa 1965. (Chris Ware/Getty Images)

America Gets The Stones The 2nd Time Around, Duane’s Last Ride: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Video today includes The Beatles being funny in an interview with a Brit Comedian…Early live Stones…take a GoPro-cam motorcycle tour of the Macon Georgia spots where Duane Allman and Berry Oakley crashed…Floyd doing the Dark Side in ’73, Wings in the Kingdome and more!

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Paul McCartney trumpet minimation

Radio.com Minimation: George Harrison Recalls Paul McCartney’s Trumpet-Playing Days

Sir Paul could have become one of rock ‘n roll’s great trumpet players. Alas, we’ll never know.

10/27/2014

HBD to former Rolling Stone Bill Wyman, also an accomplished photographer who likes smoking. (Maartje Blijdenstein/Getty Images)

Beatles Conquer Sweden, Floyd Hate Their First #1 Album, And The Legendary Tom Dowd: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Rare home movies of Keith Richards “coming down”, some of the earliest Beatles live recordings with no screaming during the songs, Bill Wyman on the Stones reunion shows, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos…

10/24/2014

Weird Al. What? A guy can't take a picture on his birthday? (Jason Merritt/Getty Images)

Buddy Holly’s Replacement Meets The Same Fate, The Yardbirds Begin The Page Era, And Nirvana Conquer Europe First: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Live Hendrix, The Yardbirds with Jimmy Page, Jimmy Page with Led Zeppelin, Nirvana on their first European tour, and Weird Al doing Nirvana…

10/23/2014

HBD to Manfred Mann (center), here with his namesake band circa 1966. (C. Woods/Getty Images)

Moon’s Last Show With The Who, Rockers Raise $$$ For NYC After 9/11: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

See The Kingsmen from Portland doing Louie Louie on national TV, Paul McCartney showing off the Elvis Bass, and Alice Cooper vs. Kiss: You be the judge!

10/21/2014

HBD to David St. Hubbins of Spinal Tap...and the actor who plays him, Michael McKean. (Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

The Beatles Make It To TV, Mick Fires Keith’s Best Mate: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See the best-ever cover of the Rolling Stones Start Me Up by Spinal Tap’s folkie alter ego, Take a tour of Montague Square in London where 2/3 of the Beatles and Jimi Hendrix lived, the Glastonbury Festival, and more…

10/17/2014

HBD to The Grateful Dead's Bob Weir. (Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Little Richard’s First Recording, CCR Breaks Up, CBGB Closes: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Little Richard records his first record, The Beatles scream like schoolgirls, full documentaries on Chuck Berry (John Lennon screams for him too), CBGB, live Grateful Dead and BTO…and more!

10/16/2014

HBD to Barry McGuire, who looks like he's suffered his own Eve of Destruction. (Newsmakers/Getty Images)

Beatles Ditch Best To Record With Ringo, Hendrix Signs Bad Contract: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The Beatles talk about their days in Hamburg, early performances from Hendrix before he was famous, and the Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson tape, made family-show safe for your viewing protection…

10/15/2014

HBD to the Van Halen singer on the right. (Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Daltrey Stutters To The Top, Ringo Puts His Foot Down: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Wh-Wh-Who had a huge hit trying to sound like M-M-M-Mods on S-S-S-S-Speed? And stop sending stuff to Ringo! Just stop it! Can’t you see he’s busy?

10/13/2014

Little Richard, the Beatles and Gene Vincent (Animated for Radio.com by Max Werkmeister)

Radio.com Minimation: John Lennon on the Beatles Opening for Little Richard and Gene Vincent

On Minimation, we comb through the archives of legendary New York radio station WNEW-FM and animate interviews with legendary rock artists. This installment is taken from a 1975 interview with John Lennon, where he recalled the days when the Beatles opened for Little Richard and Gene Vincent.

10/13/2014

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