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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]

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…


HBD to Mott the Hoople frontman Ian Hunter. (David Klein/Getty Images)

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!


HBD to the mild-mannered frontman for The Stooges, Iggy Pop. (Francois Guillot/Getty Images)

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….


"We've done what Brian? The biggest TV audience ever?  Good thing the Seattle Seahawks don't exist yet....(Keystone/Getty Images)

The Beatles Wind Down After Ed, Bowie Unveils Ziggy: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

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…


Paul McCartney performs at Coachella in 2009 (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Parent Trap: 7 Legendary Artists Who Played Coachella

We look at a few legends who have graced the hipster-heavy festival and examine how they were received by the audience.


HBD to the man who started U2, drummer Larry Mullen Jr. (Leon Neal/Getty Images)

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…


HBD to Mott the Hoople's Ian Hunter, here circa 1968 in one of the only known pics without his trademark sunglasses. (Ian Tyas/Getty Images)

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…;



The Beatnik’s Song Battle: AC/DC vs. The Stooges

It’s a ‘dog’ fight: AC/DC vs. The Stooges. Who has the stronger dog?


HBD to Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson....would you want this guy flying your plane? (Ben Prunchie/Getty Images)

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…


HBD to Black Sabbath's Geezer Butler, posing here with The Portland Timbers, some actor, and his little friend. (Jon Ferrey/Getty Images)

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…