Beatles On iTunes, Bono Crashes Bicycle, Stones Play Billionaire's Birthday: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Aldo November 16th: In which John Paul George and Ringo get around the stodgy BBC, Hendrix hits #1 with Electric Ladyland, and a UW grad throws a party with The Stones...
Zeppelin III, And Elvis Has Left The Building: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]November 5th: Boyce and Hart and The Monkees....a tour of Bron-Yr-Aur in south Snowdonia Wales, where Page and Plant wrote most of Zeppelin III... that cute Peter Noone on Ed Sullivan, and more!
The First Led Zeppelin Show, Moon and Zevon Leave This World: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Zeptember 7th: In which The Beatles sing "Happy Birthday" to a television programme, Led Zeppelin play their first show but they aren't Led Zeppelin, and The Who's Keith Moon succumbs to his own "I'm Keith Moon...I need more!" philosophy.
Beatles Lost Without Brian, Jones Clashes With Clash: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Zeptember 1st: In which the guy who would later sign Zeppelin to Atlantic Records signed one of Page's early idols, the "Danny" of the band that inspired The Partridge Family dies in Hurricane Katrina, and Green Day's frontman gets booted from a plane for "pants on the ground".
Beatles Play Seattle, Paul's Enthusiasm For Playing Live Rained Out, Bono Gets Married: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]August 21st: In which The Beatles play Seattle, The Stones make fun of The Beatles, The Beatles talk about why they quit playing live, the strange story of the Jefferson Airplane, and meet Bono's lovely missus....
Beatles Snub Phillipines' Marcos, Doors Know The Little Girls Understand, Born On The 4th Of July: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]July 4th: In which The Beatles sort of unintentionally snub the first family of The Philippines...and boy are they pissed! The last live show for Steely Dan...for quite a while...and the first for The Clash.
"Folk Rock" Is Born, And The Worst Cover Song Of All Time: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]June 26th: In which The Beatles play New Zealand, Celine Dion's horrific cover of an AC/DC song, a rare interview with Col. Tom Parker, and home movies from Keith Richards and Anita Pallenberg.
Beatles Paul McCartney And Tommy Moore Make BIG Mistakes: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]June 11th: 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!?!
Stones Meet Blues Idols In Chicago , Jerry Garcia Don't Feel Too Good: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]June 10th: Fly Down Under with The Beatles, The Stones pay tribute to Chess Records, Jerry Garcia talks about being in a coma and the weird s*** he saw, and Howlin' Wolf live in England....
Rock Day At The Us Festival, And Ozzy Wanted Sabbath To Split The Booty Like Pirates: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]May 30th: Why did Love Me Do come out with three different drummers? WTF? See Black Sabbath in Paris circa 1970 when they were all happy and having fun, not like today in 2009. See the Clash's drummer talking about "drum therapy"!
Gregg Snitches...Allmans End, And Woz Loses A Bundle On Us...Again: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]May 28th: Tons of footage from Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak's second "Us Festival"...he lost $12 mil on the first, and did he learn his lesson? Apparently not. He loves rock and roll. Grainy cell phone footage of the Police reunion in Vancouver, and....semi-nudity!
The Greatest Protest Song Ever, Joe Strummer Learns His Lesson: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]May 21st: Hear The Beatles on The Saturday Club, the BBC's first ever pop music show...Bruce Springsteen's high school band The Castilles...The Rolling Stones talk about Brian Jones, and more in today's bitchin' videos.