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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...

Today in Classic Rock History 7-23-14

TICRH Video Playback..Classic Police Synchronicity 1989 live Read more...

Today in Classic Rock History 7-22-14

TICRH Video Playback..Classic WHO "Join Together" live 1989 Read more...

Today in Classic Rock History 7-18-14

TICRH Video Playback- live REO Speedwagon 1981. Kevin NOT the prettiest sight on stage Read more...

Today in Classic Rock History 7-17-14

RIP Johnny Winter

TICRH Video Playback R I P Johnny Winter. The blues great at Woodstock 1969 Read more...

Today in Classic Rock History 7-15-14

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Today in Classic Rock History 7-14-14

TICRH video playback is..Van Halen circa DIver Down "Where Have All the Good Times Gone" live. Can you believe how bad the video was then. Archaic! Read more...

Today in Classic Rock History 7-11-14

TICRH "Video Playback" Neil with some "Live Rust" 1980 Read more...

Today in Classic Rock History 7-9-14

TICRH Video Playback, Robert Palmer on Letterman 1988. He was one smooth cat Read more...

Today in Classic Rock History 7-7-14

TICRH "Video Playback" Ray Davies "Sunday Afternoon"singalong at Glastonbury 2010. Crowd gets into it Read more...

FOX Blox: John Mellencamp At Mohegan Sun This Weekend

Driven by McMahon Ford

If you're staying local on Saturday night, you can always go check out John Mellencamp as his tour comes through Mohegan Sun:

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Today in Classic Rock History 7-3-14

TICRH "Video Playback" Foreigner circa 1982. Lou Graham totally carries the group. What a vocal! Read more...