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Bob Geldof and Midge Ure outside Trevor Horn's studio today in 1984: They've done a fair amount towards Feeding the World.(Larry Ellis/Getty Images)

The Jimi Hendrix Experience-First Show, The Band-Last Waltz: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See The Everly Brothers as Marines…The Beatles get their MBE awards, and John Lennon sends his back! Early live Hendrix, Chuck Berry sings about his ****, The Band’s thanksgiving Last Waltz, and Bob Geldofs first fundraiser….

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Freddy left us today in 1991. The Queen concert film Queen Rock Montreal is playing in Seattle area theaters tonight. (Steve Wood/Getty Images)

The Beatles Give Us Strawberry Fields Forever, We Lose Freddy Mercury: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The original “rock videos” for Strawberry Fields Forever, Ringo’s Photograph, one of Seattle’s biggest rock stars you’ve never heard of, and Queen’s totally different and much harder rockin’ take on We Will Rock You from their awesome 1981 Montreal concert….playing tonight in Seattle area theaters!


HBD to Dr. John. (Valery Hache/Getty Images)

The Partridge Family Go To #1 Without Danny, The Beatles Do A Lennon Song Without Him: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See Aerosmith doing the Simpsons, Conan O’Brien meeting George Harrison’s guitars, Paul, George, and Ringo making Free as a Bird (not Freebird), and Billy Idol vs. Tommy James…sort of like The Beatnik’s song battle, only different.


HBD to Metallica's Kirk Hammett. (Carlos Alvarez/ Getty Images)

America Meets The Beatles…On The TV News: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Learn how to play “Master of Puppets” with Metallica’s Kirk Hammett on his birthday! See the Beatles on the Huntley-Brinkley Report the way America saw ‘em first! See Neil Young going over one of Crazy Horse’s best shows with the late Danny Whitten, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos…


The Byrds circa 1965. Birthday boy Gene Clark is on the right. (Keystone/Getty Images)

Beach Boys “Pocket Symphony” Schools Beatles, Crosby Should Stick To Sailboats: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Watch the Beach Boys record Good Vibrations…Early Pink Floyd, Hendrix, The Move, The Byrds, The Nice, Jethro Tull, David Crosby’s sailboat he wrote a bunch of songs on, and Patti Smith meets the Pope!


Yes, we know he's not a true dirtbag rock and roller, but he used to work here! HBD to Jimmy Kimmel. (Joe Klamar/Getty Images)

Beatles Hide From Girls, Stones Play The Blues, And Brian Jones Buys The Farm: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Take a tour of Brain Jones’ Cotchford Farm with a guy who doesn’t speak English…and hear of conspiracy theories about his murder! See Rod Stewart’s video for a dirty sexy song banned from many radio stations….


HBD to Neil Young, perhaps ready for a little nap at age 69. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Paul Gets Schooled On How To Woo!, Woody Gets His Legs Broken: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

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!


The Yardbirds, circa 1966 L-R: Jim McCarty, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, birthday boy Chris Dreja, and Keith Relf. (George Stroud/Getty Images)

Jim Morrison Behaves Badly, Berry Oakley Follows Duane The Same Way: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

David Gilmore takes you on a video tour of his recording studio, based on a houseboat on the river Thames outside of London…Vanilla Fudge’s keyboard player talks about the Mudshark incident at the Edgewater…and more!


HBD to Greg Lake of King Crimson and the "L" of ELP. (Norman Quicke/Getty Images)

Elton’s Biggest Album, And The Most-Recorded Guitarist Ever: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Two versions, one ultra-rare, of their “music video” for Hello Goodbye…The making of Elton’s Goodbye Yellow Brick Road in which he steals Led Zeppelin’s airplane…and a song from creepy Gary Glitter that was actually sort of creepy at the time, we just didn’t know it yet…..


Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan Wanted to Record an Album with the Beatles, Rolling Stones, But They Said No

In his forthcoming memoir, Glyn Johns recounts the time Bob Dylan told him he wanted to record an album with both bands.




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