The Who

John Lennon pissed off conservative Brits 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 21 years ago today, when Kurt Cobain was found. It still makes us sad.

04/08/2015

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!

04/07/2015

"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…

04/01/2015

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The Who Could Be Writing a New Album

Not that it’ll happen, but Pete Townshend is “talking about” it, says Roger Daltrey.

03/27/2015

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

Beatles Shoot Butcher Cover, Bono Takes The Stand For Buck, And Sir 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…

03/25/2015

Ringo became the second married Beatle today in '65, to Maureen Cox. (George Stroud/Getty Images)

The Beatles First American Concert, Ringo Gets Married, Paul Gets Cleaned Out: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The Beatles first concert on U.S. soil, Ringo and his lovely bride do an interview, as does Paul’s ex after cleaning him out…all that and more in today’s video roundup!

02/11/2015

"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…

02/10/2015

HBD to The Pretty Things Dick Taylor (left), who coulda been a Stone. (Keystone/Getty Images)

Elvis And The Who Debut On TV, And We Are The World: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Elvis and The Who make their TV debuts on the same day, but 10 years apart. Live Traffic, Wings, Moody Blues, and more in today’s bitchin’ vids!

01/28/2015

HBD to Cheap Trick's Rick Neilsen, here playing himself somewhat literally. (Scott Gries/Getty Images)

The First Salvo Of The British Invasion, And Christmas With Hendrix, Floyd, and The Who: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The first Brit band to have a hit in America…a tour of The Beatles Abbey Road album cover photo shoot….and Cheap Trick’s Rick Neilsen’s guitar collection!

12/22/2014

Joan Jett on stage guitar

Joan Jett to Open for The Who

Her already great year just got even better.

12/18/2014

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