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!
Beach Boys "Pocket Symphony" Schools Beatles, Crosby Should Stick To Sailboats: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]November 17th: Watch the Beach Boys record Good Vibrations...Early Pink Floyd, Hendrix, The Move, The Byrds, The Nice, Jethro Tull, David Crosby's sailboat he wrote a bunch of songs on, and Patti Smith meets the Pope!
Floyd Open For Hendrix, Pete Says He's Bi, And George's Attacker Goes To Prison: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]November 14th: Today's videos include George and Olivia Harrison talking about the nutjob that broke in and stabbed him, all the bands from Hendrix's first big "package tour"...and the video for one of the worst songs ever.
Led Zeppelin IV Comes Out, Jimmy Page Takes You On A Tour: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]November 8th: Led Zeppelin IV, the 3rd best selling album in history came out today in '71, and to celebrate, a gray-haired Jimmy Page takes you on a tour of Headley Grange, the former 18th century poorhouse where they became mind-bogglingly rich!
Beatles Ditch Best To Record With Ringo, Hendrix Signs Bad Contract: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]Rocktober 15th: In which The Beatles talk about their days in Hamburg, early performances from Hendrix before he was famous, and the Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson tape, made family-show safe for your viewing protection...
Beatles First With Ringo, Jagger Shot In Hand, Frances Bean Makes Us Feel Old: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]August 18th: In which The Beatles debut their new drummer, and land in San Francisco for their first FULL US Tour that will bring 'em here 3 nights later...Mick Jagger as Aussie Bush Ranger Ned Kelly, a tour of Liverpool, and smell like a Sex Pistol.
Tacoma Boy Records Top Single, Dead Fans Take Acid, Kurt Meets Courtney: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]May 29th: No, not The Sonics or Girl Trouble, though they're from Tacoma too...this is a little older than that. See the Beach Boys drunk dad ruin their recording session, and the lyrical evolution of The Stones Brown Sugar...
The Stones First Album, ELO's Debut, And Paul McCartney's TV Special: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]April 16th: See early Stones, Beatles at Shea Stadium, Britain's introduction to Jamaican music, and Paul McCartney's 1973 American TV Special....all of it!
Floyd Find A Manager, Boston Lose A Singer: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]March 9th: The Four Preps and their whiny song about losing a girlfriend to The Beatles...Pink Floyd's manager, who put on the Stones Hyde Park show...live Robin Trower...and Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young, and...Tom Jones?
Remembering Lacey's Evergreen Ballroom, CBGB Opens, And Danny's TV Big Sis's B-Day: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]December 10th: Danny's TV big-sister Susan Dey is 61 today, a good excuse for some Partridge Family gems, don't you think? All this and more in your perfect daily made-for-not-working-at-work diversion... videos
The Million Dollar Quartet Jam, Smoke On The Water In Montreaux: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]December 4th: Hear the "Million Dollar Quartet"...and see the Broadway cast they inspired (in Issaquah!) on David Letterman. A tour of Hendrix's guitars in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Paul Allen doesn't own them all), Tommy Bolin with The James Gang and Deep Purple, and The Best Xmas Song of All Time?
The Beatles Play With Ringo, Sabbath Invent Stoner Rock, And Super Bowl XL Pisses Everyone Off: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]February 5th: See Pete Best talking Beatles, The Stones at the Seahawks first Super Bowl, Bill Haley doing the British Invasion in reverse, Mick Jagger's war with The News of the World, and an intimate visit with NIgel Tufnel of Spinal Tap....