The Beatles

HBD Keith Richards, here circa 1969 with girlfriend Anita Pallenberg. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

He Blew His Mind Out In A Car, And ‘Appy Burfday Keef: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Up close and personal with Keith Richards on his birthday, the Beatles and Jerry Lee Lewis live in Hamburg, Bob Dylan goes to the movies, and meet Guinness heir Tara Browne, a swingin’ London scenester, who didn’t notice that the lights had changed…and the best Christmas song of all time that’s not Father Christmas by The Kinks

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HBD to Paul "The Voice" Rodgers, here rocking out with Queen. (Joerg Koch/Getty Images)

Chas Could’a Been A Beatle, Costello Banned From SNL: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Meet the guy who could have been the Beatles bass player…the band that opened The Who’s Xmas party (they played KZOK’s 40th anniversary last summer)… Elvis Costello pisses off Lorne Michaels…a walk through Paul Rodgers’ illustrious career…

12/17/2014

HBD to ZZ Top's Billy Gibbons. (John Shearer/Getty Images)

Hendrix’s First Single, Mick Taylor Quits The Stones, And Zappa’s Movie: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The original trailer for Frank Zappa’s 200 Motels….ultra rare audio of Keith Richards and Mick Taylor jamming…John and Yoko’s depressing Xmas video, and Billy Gibbons’ old band The Moving Sidewalks doing The Beatles! OMG!

12/16/2014

HBD to Laurie Partridge! (Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Remembering Lacey’s Evergreen Ballroom, CBGB Opens, And Danny’s TV Big Sis’s B-Day: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Danny’s TV big-sister Susan Dey is 61 today, a good excuse for some Partridge Family gems, don’t you think? All this and more in your perfect daily made-for-not-working-at-work diversion… videos

12/10/2014

HBD to The Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band guitarist, Monty Python songwriter, and Ron Nasty from The Rutles, Neil Innes (2nd from left on the set of Monty Python and The Holy Grail in 1974. (John Downing/Getty Images)

Beatles Get Run Out Of Town, Doors Spark A Riot, And Fresh Cream: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See a reenactment of Brian Epstein meeting The Beatles…Cream live…and The Beatles send-up The Rutles on Ron Nasty’s birthday….

12/09/2014

HBD to the Prince of Darkness! (Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Epstein Courts The Beatles, Floyd’s Pig Gets Loose, A Who Show Goes Bad: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Hear Brian Epstein talk about managing The Beatles, learn how to not get jolted by your electric guitar, live Monkees, the Stones listening to themselves, the soccer team owned by Frampton, Wakeman, and Simon…and Ozzy on his birthday!

12/03/2014

Zeppelin better stick with Bonham's kid if the ever get back together, 'cause Letterman sucks on drums...(Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Beatles Do Comedy, Obama Honors Zeppelin: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

See the Beatles getting wacky on Brit TeeVee, the shagadelic singer of Shocking Blue, The Monkees, Zeppelin being gushed all over by Jack Black, Heart, and Obama at the Kennedy Center, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos!

12/02/2014

Guess which KZOK artist was first played in Space when Cosmonauts cranked 'em on the stereo in their Soyuz? (Vyacheslav Oseledko/Getty Images)

Cream Bid Farewell, The Beatles Hit #1 Again, The First Band In Space: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Guess which Classic Rock staple was first in Space? See the Beatles “Rock Video” played on Ed Sullivan tonight in ’68…Cream’s farewell from the Royal albert Hall…The Eagles Hell freezing over…Fleetwood Mac over the years…live focus…and more…

11/26/2014

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….

11/25/2014

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!

11/24/2014

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