Lennon Does Damage Control, Zeppelin Plays England For The Last Time: this Day In Classic Rock [Videos]
August 11th: In which we see the newly-restored trailer for The Beatles first movie A Hard Day’s Night…John Lennon explaining away his “Jesus” comments to the American press in Chicago….and Led Zeppelin’s last show in England….
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!
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…
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….
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!?!
“I wouldn’t be windmilling a Fender Telecaster if it weren’t for Pete Townshend.” – Bruce Springsteen
The Who frontman did not take kindly to a weed-smoker at a recent show, also generating the ire of guitarist Pete Townshend.
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!
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…
The band performed in Chicago Wednesday night (May 13) and of course, Vedder was there.