The Beatles Give Us Strawberry Fields Forever, We Lose Freddy Mercury: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]November 24th: The original "rock videos" for Strawberry Fields Forever, Ringo's Photograph, one of Seattle's biggest rock stars you've never heard of, and Queen's totally different and much harder rockin' take on We Will Rock You from their awesome 1981 Montreal concert....playing tonight in Seattle area theaters!
The Who's Last Shows With Moon And The Ox, Rockers Raise $$$ For NYC After 9/11: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Rocktober 21st: In which we see The Kingsmen from Portland doing Louie Louie on national TV, Paul McCartney showing off the Elvis Bass, and Alice Cooper vs. Kiss: You be the judge!
Daltrey Stutters To The Top, Ringo Puts His Foot Down: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Rocktober 13th In w-which we learn Wh-Wh-Who had a huge hit trying to sound like M-M-M-Mods on S-S-S-S-Speed? And stop sending stuff to Ringo! Just stop it! Can't you see he's busy?
Graham Falls Out Of Van, The Beatles' Magic Alex, Nirvana 86'd From Own Party: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Zeptember 13th: Early video from The Hollies, The strange Magic Alex singing on the Beatles bus, The Plastic Ono band with Clapton playing to Yoko noises.....and.....more!
Dylan Loved To Turn Beatles On, California Girls On Acid, Elvis Not Shot: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]August 28th: In which The Beatles talk about meeting Bob Dylan, and Ringo spills the beans on Conan: He was the first one to take a hit! Brian Wilson reveals the real inspiration behind California Girls, and it wasn't a SHE...or a He for that matter...live Alice Cooper, Chicago, and more!
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........
Stones Get Out Of London, Live Aid, Black Sabbath's First Show: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]July 13th: In which The Stones get out of London for the first time, Sabbath play their 1st show, Bob Geldof has Phil Collins on both sides of the Atlantic on the same day, and Rod the Mod visits Bonnie Prince Charles...
Townsend Beans Moon, Chicago's Bass Player Beat Up By Marines: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]May 20th: 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!
British Invade Britain, Slowhand Drinks Too Much: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]March 14th: The Beatles invented rock videos, though they didn't call them that then....see one of their early ones...along with live Metallica with Dave Mustaine...Chicago in the early days...and more!
The Beatles Invent "Rock Videos", And Chicago's Terry Kath: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]January 31st: See one of the first "rock videos" ever made...of course they didn't call them that then. See the great Terry Kath on guitar LIVE, Johnny Rotten gets nasty, the awesome Slim Harpo...and more!
January 23 in Classic Rock: Cleveland Doesn't RockJanuary 23rd: Nirvana starts big, at Mom's house in Aberdeen, Hear Springsteen's last show with his band Steel Mill, and the last E-Street Band performance of Danny Federici...Robin Zander of Cheap Trick....and Terry Kath of Chicago.....
Chicago & The Doobie Brothers Announce Summer TourThe run of co-headlining dates kicks off on June 7th in Concord, CA.