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  • This Day in Music History: October 21st

    2011: Free and Bad Company singer Paul Rodgers became a Canadian citizen during an hour long ceremony at Central City tower in Surrey, BC. Rodgers has been married to former Miss Canada Cynthia Kereluk since 2007. Read More
  • This Day in Music History: October 20th

    2001: The Concert for New York City took place at Madison Square Garden. Many of the attendees were families and members of the New York Fire & Police Departments. Some of the artists that appeared included Paul McCartney, The Who, David Bowie, Elton John, Eric Clapton, Bon Jovi, James Taylor, Billy Joel and John Mellencamp. Read More
  • This Day in Music History: October 14th

    2007: Ted Nugent made a voice cameo on The Simpsons where he was on the phone telling a prisoner voiced by Steve Buscemi to vote no on a fictional proposition that banned crossbows in public schools, a jab on Nugent’s political stance. Read More
  • Fox Blox: October 10th

    Driven by McMahon Ford

    Today is David Lee Roth's 60th birthday. Read More
  • Fox Blox: October 9th

    Driven by McMahon Ford

    Today would be John Lennon's 74th birthday. Read More
  • Fox Blox: October 8th

    Driven by McMahon Ford

    In 1977, Steve Hackett announced he was leaving the group Genesis for a solo career. Read More
  • Fox Blox: October 7th

    Driven by McMahon Ford

    Toto releases their first single "Hold the Line"  Read More
  • This Day in Music History: October 3rd

    2006: Former Kiss guitarist Vinnie Vincent lost a Supreme Court appeal in a dispute with former bandmates over royalties for his contributions in the group’s 1983 album Lick It Up. 


    2000: Benjamin Orr, bassist and one of the vocalists for The Cars died of pancreatic cancer at his home in Atlanta, GA. He was 53 years old.

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  • This Day in Music History: October 2nd

    2004: During a Pearl Jam concert in Toledo, OH as part of the Vote for Change tour, Neil Young & Peter Frampton made surprise appearances to perform “All Along the Watchtower”, “Act Of Love”, “Cortez The Killer”, & “Rockin’ in the Free World” with Pearl Jam.


    1998: Cheap Trick was inducted into Hollywood’s Rockwalk. The induction was hosted by Los Angeles DJ Jim Ladd and all members of the band added their handprints except for singer Robin Zander who wasn’t feeling well.

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  • This Day in Music History: October 1st

    2005: Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley joined Pearl Jam onstage during their concert at the Borgata Events Center in Atlantic City for a rendition of Neil Young’s “Rockin’ in the Free World”. Read More
  • Today in Classic Rock History 9-11-14

    Never Forget September 11, 2001

    September 11th
     
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  • Today in Classic Rock History 8-29-14

    TICRH- Video Playback....U2 Zoo/TV live at Yankee Stadium 1992 Read More
  • Today in Classic Rock History 8-28-14

    August 28th
     
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  • Today in Classic Rock History 8-27-14

    TICRH Video Playback -The Beatles talk about Meeting Elvis. Awesome video Read More
  • Today in Classic Rock History 8-26-14

    TICRH Video Playback SRV on Johnny Carson 1990 "Tightrope" Read More
  • Today in Classic Rock History 8-20-14

    TICRH Video Playback- Stones "Angie" live MSG 2003 Read More
  • Today in Classic Rock History 819-14

    TICRH "Far Out" Video. Dick Cavett Show and some tired Woodstock performers just 1 day after the 1969 concert. Steven Still performs 4+20 Read More
  • Today in Classic Rock History 8-18-14

    TICRH Video Playlack Tull "Teacher" around 1970. CLASSIC ! Read More
  • Today in Classic Rock History 8-15-2014

    TICRH Video Playback- Great compilation of the music and faces of the legendary Woodstock. The three day festival began today in 1969...what a flashback! Read More
  • Today in Classic Rock History 8-12-14

    TICRH Video Playback..Santana live at Woodstock 94 in Saugertees NY Read More
  • Today in Classic Rock History 8-11-14

    August 11th

    2002
    : Bruce Springsteen reached number one on the Billboard Album Chart for the sixth time with The Rising which spent two weeks on top of the chart. The album was Springsteen’s first album with the E Street Band in eighteen years & sold approximately 520,000 copies in its first week of release.

    1999: Kiss received their star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

    1993: Salman Rushdie, author of the controversial book The Satanic Verses joined U2 onstage during their concert at Wembley Stadium in London.

    1989: Bruce Springsteen made an appearance at Ringo Starr’s concert at the Garden States Center in Homdel, NJ for four songs: “Get Back”, “Long Tall Sally”, “Photograph” and “With a Little Help from My Friends”.

    1979: The Knack reached the top of the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the first and only time with their debut album Get The Knack which spent five weeks on top.

    1976: Keith Moon was hospitalized in Miami after he collapsed while having a breakdown after he trashed his hotel room at the Fountainbleau Hotel.

    1973: After seeing Kiss perform at the Hotel Diplomat in New York, Bill Aucoin offered his managerial services and promised them a record deal, which they shortly received with Casablanca Records.

    1966: John Lennon apologized at a press conference in Chicago for his comment that “The Beatles are more popular than Jesus”.

    1964: At the Railway Hotel in Harrow, U.K., The Who (then known as The High Numbers) began their set without Roger Daltrey who was involved in a fistfight outside with his father-in-law. Daltrey appeared onstage after the fight.

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  • Today in Classic Rock History 8-8-14

    TICRH "Video Playback" Classic Guess Who "American Woman" Read More
  • Today in Classic Rock History 8-6-14

    TICRH Video Playback..U2 rock Letterman.."Beautiful day" Great vid!!!! Read More
  • Today in Classic Rock History 8-4-14

    August 5th

    2009:
    Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler fell offstage during a concert in Sturgis, SD. Tyler was dancing on the catwalk after the band’s sound equipment suffered an outage during “Love in an Elevator”. Tyler suffered a broken shoulder along with head & neck injuries.

    1994: Billy Idol was admitted to St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Burbank, CA following an overdose of GHB outside of a Los Angeles nightclub.

    1983: David Crosby was sentenced to five years in prison in Texas for cocaine possession and carrying a gun into a bar. Crosby slept through most of the trial & would later be allowed to enter a drug rehabilitation program in lieu of serving jail time.

    1979: Def Leppard signed with Phonogram Records (Mercury Records in North America) with an $180,000 advance and 10% royalty rate during the first two years of their contract.

    1978: The Rolling Stones reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the eighth & final time with “Miss You” which spent one week on top of the chart.

    1975: Kim Fowley formed the first all-female hard rock band The Runaways which featured Joan Jett and Lita Ford.

    1972: After seeing Aerosmith perform at Max’s Kansas City in New York City, Clive Davis signed them to Columbia Records for $125,000.

    1972: Derek and the Dominos peaked at number ten on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “Layla” nearly two years after its initial release.

    1967: Pink Floyd released their debut album The Piper at the Gates of Dawn their only album under the leadership of Syd Barrett ( then the guy went bonkers)

    Birthdays:
    Rick Huxley-guitarist for The Dave Clark Five born in 1942
    Rick Derringer born in 1947

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  • Today in Classic Rock History 8-4-14

    I'm baaaack

    Cheap Trick's Rick Neilson recalls working with John Lennon on "Double Fantasy" Read More