The Kinks' Ray Davies Knighted by Prince CharlesHe was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990 with The Kinks, the band he started with brother David.
Elvis Buys A House, U2 Win A Talent Show, Ray Davies Wins His CBE: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]March 17th: Take a video tour of Elvis' Graceland on the day he bought it...Dr. Hook play the song that got them on the cover of the Rolling Stone...U2's very first TV appearance...Live Kinks, Thin Lizzy, Them...and more...
Clapton Quits Yardbirds, Pistols Snub Rock Hall, Kinks Go Commercial: This Day In Classic Rock[Videos]March 13th: In which Beatles talk A Hard Day's Night...The Yardbirds with Clapton, Beck, and Page...super-early live Floyd...and tragedy in Austin in today's video wonderland.
Ray Charles...The Jackie Robinson Of Rock, Zeppelin Are Almost Loudest, And Happy Birthday Yoko: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]February 18th: The Beach Boys recording Good Vibrations...Zeppelin down under in '72...Freddy Mercury's last public appearance, Boyce and Hart on Bewitched, and....Yoko singing! You KNOW you want to see that!
The Beatles Meet The Maharishi, Def Leppard Piss Off El Paso, And Mick Avory's Birthday: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]February 15th: The Beatles meet the Maharishi, Jackie Wilson gets shot, The guy who produced Who's Next and The Kinks drummer have birthdays, all with bitchin' videos!
Sinatra Launches Reprise, Monkees Play Instruments, And Black Sabbath's Debut: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]February 13th: Hear Frank Sinatra's ultra rare record for The Beatles Apple label he recorded for Ringo's wife's birthday...Peter Gabriel era Genesis, Black Sabbath doing their theme song, and more...
The Day The Music Died: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]February 3rd: Documentaries abound today: The plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, the curious case of Joe Meek, and The Kinks on Dave Davies birthday...
Jimmy Fallon and Kevin Bacon Spoof the KinksThe Kinks' "Lola" is a very simple song to sing if you know how to spell. If you don't, it's a very difficult song to sing.
Charlie Joins The Stones, Jimmy Page Is 73: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]January 9th: A plethora of Pagey for his 70th birthday: Interviews, live Yardbirds, Zeppelin, and even an old "Skiffle" tune done on Brit TV when he was a wee lad!
The '57 Cadillac Of Guitars, Ronettes Shag Beatles And Stones, And Who's So Vain? : This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]January 6th: Happy birthday to Floyd Founder Syd Barrett in the great hereafter...and AC/DC's Malcolm Young, who we hope is feeling better...and read about The Ronettes first bed-hopping trip to England! Ooooh! Saucy!
Floyd Bore Critic, Kinks Frontman Shot By Purse Snatcher:This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]January 5th: Early Beatles, Pink Floyd, Hendrix, Zeppelin, Alice Cooper when Alice Cooper was a band, and Ray Davies learns to let the purse go....
A Gaggle Of First Shows, Paul McCartney And Ray Davies Knighted: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]New Year's Eve: Lots of Rockers born on this day, and lots of bands played their first shows!

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