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Ringo Starr Announces New Album ‘Postcards from Paradise’

It’s yet another big year for Ringo. He’s hitting the road, and he’s also being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for the second time.


HBD to The Rolling Stones first manager and RRHOF inductee last year, Andrew Loog Oldham. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Bob Meets Woodie, Beatles Record In German, And I Don’t Like Mondays: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See an SNL parody of Bob and Woodie’s famous meeting, The Beatles singing in German, Fleetwood Mac doing a song The Beatles riffed on, and tons more in today’s video cornucopia.


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 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…..


Birthday boy Steven Adler: Booted from G&R, but inducted into the R&R Hall of Fame with 'em in 2012. (Michael Loccisono/Getty Images)

Columbia Becomes World’s First Record Company, Holly Records His Last Songs, George Re-Joins The Beatles: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

KZOK’s connection to the world’s first record company…started today in 1889? GOD you guys are OLD! Paul and George fight on film….well, okay they just argue a bit…The Yardbirds with Eric Clapton, and more….


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!


HBD to Tacoma's The Ventures guitarist Bob Bogle (2nd from left), here ringing the bell to open the NYSE the year before his death. (Brad Barket/Getty Images)

The Cavern Opens, And Paul Gets Busted…Twice: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See the Cavern Club in Liverpool like you’ve never seen it before….actually, I’ve never seen it, but I have been to Portland. Eric Clapton unplugged…all of it…and Paul McCartney talks weed.


Lynyrd Skynyrd's Ronnie Van Zant would be 67. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Who’s First Single’s Zeppelin Connection, And Mick Rolls His Eyes: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Who played on The Who’s first singe? Live Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rick Wakeman and Steve Hackett in a prog-rock superjam, The Beatles at Versailles, and more……


HBD to occasional Seattle resident Dave Grohl, here with his lovely missus Jordyn. (Adrian Sanchez-Gonzales/Getty Images)

Jones Becomes Bowie, And The ’67 San Francisco “Be-In”: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Charlie Watts talks about…Charlie Watts. That NEVER happens. Hang with hippies at the ’67 S.F. “Human Be-In”. See the Sex Pistols last show in S.F. , Paul McCartney’s elaborate WWI video for “Pipes of Peace”…and more!




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