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Grand Funk Railroad circa 1970. That's birthday boy Don Brewer in the middle...and you thought they had big hair in the 80's! (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Sunshine Superman, Ringo Comes Back, And The US Festival Loses Millions: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Get psychedelic with Donovan, see Arthur Brown set himself on fire, and spend some quality time with The Police at Steve Wozniak’s first US Festival….he lost $12 million it, he hopes you liked it.

09/03/2014

HBD to Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant (CBE). (Roger Jackson/Getty Images)

A Rock And Roll Guinea Pig, Geffen Gets Lennon Through Yoko: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

The story of The Stones’ managers record company, The Beatles 6th-to-last show ever, Exploding White Mice, Lennon with Cheap Trick, and more……..

08/20/2014

Not the police chief of San Diego, but he was from Yorba Linda, and this is one of our favorite photos ever. (National Archives/Getty Images)

Elvis Vs. San Diego Police Chief, Top 5 Beatles, And Baby Metallica: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Videos for the 5 Beatles singles in the Top 5 today in ’64, some of them rare and wonderfully awesome. Machine Guns: Jimi sings about ‘em, the Nuge shoots ‘em, but they played together once. Crosby Stills Nash and Young jam with Tom Jones, and man do they look stoned. Nah, couldn’t be.

04/04/2014

Priscilla Presley in front of Graceland, A National Historic Landmark and the 3rd most-visited private house in America. (Mike Brown/Getty Images)

Elvis Buys A House, U2 Win A Talent Show, Ray Davies Wins His CBE: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Take a video tour of Elvis’ Graceland on the day he bought it…Dr. Hook play the song that got them on the cover of the Rolling Stone…U2’s very first TV appearance…Live Kinks, Thin Lizzy, Them…and more…

03/17/2014

Happy 70th BD to Pink Floyd's Nick Mason...don't get him anything, he's probably out buying another car as we speak. (Mark Thomspon/Getty Images)

The Beatles Don’t Like Being Paid In Change, David Bowie Comes To The U.S. In A Dress: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Spend some quality time with Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason on b-day #70! See various money-maker shakin’ with Elmore James, and some of them are very nice moneymakers indeed! That and tons more in today’s bitchin’ vids!

01/27/2014

Phil Lynott (1951 - 1986), singer and bass guitarist with the rock group Thin Lizzy, performs on stage in 1976.  (Photo by Evening Standard/Getty Images)

#364 – Thin Lizzy ‘Jailbreak’

The Song The song itself is a classic, but the album of the same title (where the song lives) is without a doubt the band’s most successful collection of songs. Jailbreak was released in 1976 and featured […]

12/28/2013

HBD to Rush's "Professor", Neil Peart. (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

The Monkees Debut, Johnny Cash Checks Out, And The Birth Of The Professor: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Thin Lizzy live, the trailers for Magical Mystery Tour and La Bamba, the first-ever full Monkees episode, Fleetwood Mac get back together for Bill, and The Professor’s part of Letterman’s drum solo week!

09/12/2013

HBD to Beach Boys guitarist Al Jardine. (Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Mick Nearly Trampled, Ringo Rejoins To Flowers, And The First “US” Festival: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

The Stones in Dublin in ’65, Donovan goes psychedelic with Page and Jonesy, The Woz throws his first US Festival, and money is no object…all this and more in today’s bitchin’ video smorgasbord.

09/03/2013

Zeppelin's Robert Plant is 65...here he is told of his White House Birthday Cake. (Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Beatles Rained Out, Leppard’s Drummer Rejoins With One Less Arm, And Robert Plant Can Retire Now: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

The Stones’ manager starts a record label, and puts out Rick Derringer’s first hit. They have a party, and Eric Clapton drinks. A lot. The Beatles, already sick of playing live get rained out in Cincinatti three nights before coming to Seattle sunshine! All this and more useless rock and roll trivia inside!

08/20/2013

Cream's mild-mannered drummer Ginger Baker is 74 today. (Scott Gries/Getty Images)

Beatles Take America, Another Riot In Vancouver, HBD Mr. Baker: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Today’s bitchin’ vids include Live Beatles, The Beatles landing in Seattle in ’64, Live Queen, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, and Ginger Baker being his lovable, affable self!

08/19/2013

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