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Why Do Beatles Fans Care So Much About Mono?

Apple Records recently announced the September release of the Beatles’ mono catalog reissued on vinyl. Welcome news for a relatively small, but passionate subsection of the Fab Four’s fanbase. But, seriously, what’s all the fuss about mono?

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George Harrison Memorial Tree Destroyed By Beetles

Now this, Alanis Morissette, is truly ironic.

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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]

How did California 1% motorcycle club The Hell’s Angels get 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 in today’s awesome video at-work time waster!

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Paul McCartney (animated by John Morena for Minimation: Paul McCartney Sings ‘Scrambled Eggs’

In the interview, he tells Muni, “When something’s just so successful… people often don’t want to do the big one.”


As it turns out, you CAN take them with you. (Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Nixon Orders Lennon Out, Kiss Offer Fans A Final Bit Of Schwag: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Gene Simmons is sure you love his band so much you’ll pay thousands to be buried in an official Kiss Koffin…Richard Nixon knew how to deal with pot smokin’ hippies…and see one of shock-rock’s prototypes, Screamin’ Jay Hawkins….


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]

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…


The Beatles in 1964 (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Ron Howard to Direct New Documentary on Beatles’ Touring Years

Ron Howard is back in music for his newest project.


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]

Early…and later…live Cream, The Beatles and their wives in the video for George’s love song “Something”, Harry Chapin behind the music, live 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]

The Who on the Smothers Brothers Show, John Lennon goes off on 3/4 of The Beatles manager Allen Klein, and Van Halen at the very peak of their rock powers in 1982!


Jerry's selling...NECKTIES? Ah ha ha ha ha ha ha! (Timothy Clary/Getty Images)

David Bowie Releases Song For Apollo 11 Launch, Jerry Garcia Launches Neckties: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See David Bowie’s original 1969 video for Space Oddity…and Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield’s cover on board the International Space Humble Pie…Bill Clinton talks about his Jerry Garcia neckties…and Seattle’s own Heart with HUGE HAIR in the 80′s….no really, it’s the biggest damn hair EVER!