The Who

HBD to Peter Frampton, only slightly less of a sex-god than he was in the 70's. (Martin Bernetti/Getty Images)

The Who Unleash Tommy…Twice, And Clapton In Seattle Car Crash: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The King has the most famous part of Graceland installed, and live rock from The Who, Deep Purple, Clapton in Seattle, Peter Frampton, and the TV debut of the Blues Brothers…


John Lennon pissed off Brit conservatives by painting his Phantom V like this. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Lennon’s Psychedelic Rolls Is Closer Than You Think, Cobain’s Body Found: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See John Lennon’s iconic psychedelic Rolls Royce…it’s usually not so far away from us. Wings play their first single, one that got them banned in England, and stories from 20 years ago today, when Kurt Cobain was found. It still makes us sad.


Ritchie Blackmore (L) and Jon Lord of Deep Purple, here with some special friends in '69, went their separate ways today in '75. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Beatles Love Pot, Blackmore Quits Deep Purple: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Meet CBS’s first rock and roll deejay, see The Beatles rare video for the ultra psychedelic Tomorrow Never Knows, hear Jethro Tull with their first guitarist, live Deep Purple, and more!


"Do we look like we're f***in' jokin' mate?"...they were, it's April Fools Day! (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

John And Yoko Announce Simultaneous Sex Change, Roth Quits Van Halen: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

You’ll never guess who was Eddie’s first choice to replace David Lee Roth, and how different would Van Halen have been? Meet Sir George Martin, AC/DC in ’76, The Buzzcocks, and even Issaquah’s Modest Mouse in today’s vids…


HBD to Sir Elton Hercules John. (Robin Jones/Getty Images)

Beatles Shoot Butcher Cover, Bono Takes The Stand For Buck, And Elton’s Birthday: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Buddy Holly live in England on his only trip there, John Lennon talks Yesterday and Today’s “Butcher Cover”, Antiques Roadshow appraises one, and see how to peel the boring cover off…live Who and Cream, G&R in ’86, and more…


Led Zeppelin (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Listen to Unreleased Led Zeppelin ‘Physical Graffiti’ Demo Tapes

…Which are all up for auction along with Eric Clapton, Bad Company and Ozzy Osbourne relics at an unbecoming price.


HBD to Heart's Roger Fisher, here behind Ann at their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The VD Edition: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

It’s all about love today, baby…The Beatles sell kisses from Paul…love songs… rock and roll marriages…and live Heart!


"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 [Video]

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…


Buddy Holly's Gravestone in Lubbock. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Day The Music Was Buried, The Beatles Come To America: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

See the Buddy Holly Story…The Beatles arrival at JFK…it wasn’t as big as The Seahawks Parade Wednesday…The evolution of Pinball Wizard…and Jim Morrison in the desert driving his Shelby GT 500!


Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend of the Who (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Roger Daltrey Teases New Who Album: ‘I’m Always Ready and Raring to Go’

The iconic frontman says “My voice is still in good shape.”