Thin Lizzy

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]

August 20th: In which we enjoy the story of The Stones’ managers record company, The Beatles 6th-to-last show ever, Exploding White Mice, Lennon with Cheap Trick, and more……..


Cream's mild-mannered drummer Ginger Baker is 76 today. (Scott Gries/Getty Images)

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

August 19th: In which we see, The Beatles landing in Seattle in ’64, Live Queen, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple, and the delightful Ginger Baker being his lovable, affable self!


Def Leppard's Joe Elliott

Def Leppard’s Joe Elliott on the Majesty of Thin Lizzy

Joe Elliott talks about his relationship with Thin Lizzy, his favorite song, his favorite album and how Phil Lynott blamed Def Leppard for splitting up the band.


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 [Videos]

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…


HBD to the only member of Pink Floyd to have played on all their albums, drummer Nick Mason...he's a bit of a gear head, that one. (Mark Thompson/Getty Images)

Beatles Don’t Like Being Paid In Change, David Bowie Comes To America…In A Dress: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Spend some quality time with Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason on b-day #71! Check out his prodigious car collection…Early live Beatles, Def Leppard, Thin Lizzy, J Geils, and more….


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.


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.


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 […]


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!


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.