The Who

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]

July 14th: In which we see The Who on the Smothers Brothers Show, John Lennon going off on 3/4 of The Beatles manager Allen Klein, and Van Halen at the very peak of their rock powers in 1982!

07/14/2015

HBD to the second Mrs. Mick Jagger, Jerry Hall.(Tom Shaw/Getty Images)

Hendrix Gets Out Of The Army, Lennon Gets An Airport: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

July 2nd: In which Jimi Hendrix was in the Army’s famed 101st “Screaming Eagles” Airborne Division…but didn’t much like it. The Beatles ultra-rare LONG version of “Her Majesty”…Axl Rose and The Grateful Dead start riots, and the second Mrs. Jagger on Letterman…

07/02/2015

Rod Stewart and 'Is Lovely Missus Penny meet some old English dude who's supposed to be important somehow. (Tim Whitby/Getty Images)

The Stones Take A Loss, Monterey Pops, And Rod The Mod Gets Married….Again: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Mungo Jerry are motorcycle-riding dirtbags…Early LIVE Stones, Hendrix and The Who at Monterey Pop, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos….

06/16/2015

HBD to ZZ Top's drummer, and the man in the band with the smallest one, Frank BEARD. (Francois Nascimbeni/Getty Images)

Beatles Paul McCartney And Tommy Moore Make BIG Mistakes: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Paul got married for a second time….it would cost him a few years later, big time! And Tommy? He quit the Beatles to be a forklift driver! Fame, fortune…who needs it when you can pilot a Hyster Loadstar!?!

06/11/2015

Bruce Springsteen and the Who ( Photo courtesy of The Recording Academy┬«/WireImage.com, photo by Theo Wargo ┬ę 2015)

Bruce Springsteen, Joan Jett, Roger Daltrey Pay Tribute to Pete Townshend at MusiCares Event

“I wouldn’t be windmilling a Fender Telecaster if it weren’t for Pete Townshend.” – Bruce Springsteen

05/28/2015

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Roger Daltrey Threatens to End The Who Concert Due to Marijuana Smoke

The Who frontman did not take kindly to a weed-smoker at a recent show, also generating the ire of guitarist Pete Townshend.

05/21/2015

Joe Cocker. Missing his birthday for the first time in 70 years. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Townsend Beans Moon, Chicago’s Bass Player Beat Up By Marines: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The late Joe Cocker sings with subtitled lyrics AND with John Belushi imitating him…and Chicago’s Peter Cetera sings with his jaw wired shut after some Marines beat the snot out of him!

05/20/2015

HBD to Pete Townsend. (Evening Standard/Getty Images)

Payola Brings Down Freed, Rockers Not Good At Driving, Pete’s 70: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See the documentary on the making of The Beatles Sgt. Pepper…Eric Clapton talks about Patti Boyd, Pete Townshend talks about The Who, and more…

05/19/2015

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Eddie Vedder Played ‘The Real Me’ with The Who Last Night in Chicago: Watch

The band performed in Chicago Wednesday night (May 13) and of course, Vedder was there.

05/14/2015

HBD to Steve Winwood! (Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images)

Dylan Walks Out On Ed Sullivan, Mick Marries Bianca: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Bob Dylan sings the song CBS didn’t want you to hear in 1963, Mick and Bianca’s star-studded wedding in the South of France, Live Blind Faith, Pink Floyd, Small Faces, Big Faces, and all kinds of other cool stuff…

05/12/2015

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