July 17th: In which 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…
Ringo Needs A Stand-In, The Doors Light A Fire, And The Great Ian Hunter: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
Yikes! Lots of dead rock stars born today, check out loving video tributes….See the only drummer who ever played live with The Beatles after they hired Ringo….and more!
The Stones Offend Women, And REM’s Peter Buck Leaves SeaTac For Trouble: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
Super-early Yes back when they opened for Janis Joplin….really? Where that whole “yellow ribbon” thing came from, interviews with Keith Richards on his book “Life”, and weird stuff from Beatles records you may not have noticed….
Meet the Beatles in ’64…and in the studio doing A Day In The Life. Bowie live in the Ziggy era, Roger Daltrey on Top Gear, Tacoma’s Ventures, and Metallica’s Cliff Burton…
We look at a few legends who have graced the hipster-heavy festival and examine how they were received by the audience.
Sullivan Spots The Beatles, Zeppelin’s Swan Song, Idol Dumps Fish In Seattle: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
The Beatles on Ed Sullivan, The Who in ’65, a tour of The Cavern Club and Chislehurst Caves where Led Zeppelin threw a legendary party, and Michelle Phillips on her 8-day marriage to Dennis Hopper…
Jimmy Gets To Be A Beatle For 11 Days, The Kinks’ Ray Davies Flies 6000 Miles To Change 1 Word: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
The Beatles with their 11-day replacement for Ringo…the Queen’s “Golden Jubilee” concert…and the Stones return to touring after Altamont, about two hours to the north…;
It’s a ‘dog’ fight: AC/DC vs. The Stooges. Who has the stronger dog?
The Quarrymen Play The Cavern, Herman’s Hermits Amuse Americans, Christine Joins Fleetwood Mac: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]
The other Quarrymen speak, Fleetwood Mac live, The Who and Mose Allison do Mose Allison, The Goose Lake International Music Festival in 1970, Herman’s Hermits being cute and English on Ed Sullivan, and more in today’s scintillating videos…
Yellow Submarine Premiers, The Moody Blues Go Quad, And Geezer Is Not That Old: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]
Sabbath’s Geezer isn’t as old as might think…Chas Chandler talks about the Animals and finding Jimi Hendrix…John Lennon is hurt and PISSED…and the triumphant return of The Stooges on the late Ron Asheton’s birthday…