Keef Sleep-Writes “Satisfaction” (Classic Rock Calendar – May 6, 1965)

Keef Sleep-Writes “Satisfaction” (Classic Rock Calendar – May 6, 1965)

The most definitive riff in rock, and if Keith Richards didn’t have a tape recorder by his bed, we may have never heard it. When he woke up in his hotel on May 6, 1965, he heard the riff for “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” on his bedside tape recorder. Allan looks back in today’s…

Bob Seger Finally Reaches The Top (Classic Rock Calendar – May 3, 1980)

Bob Seger Finally Reaches The Top (Classic Rock Calendar – May 3, 1980)

Bob Seger became a rock superstar in the ’70s, but it wasn’t until he released his 11th studio album that he finally reached the top. “Against the Wind” dethroned Pink Floyd’s “The Wall” from the top of the Billboard charts on May 3, 1980. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock Calendar… Image: Adam Bielawski…

Cream Reunites! (Classic Rock Calendar – May 2, 2005)

Cream Reunites! (Classic Rock Calendar – May 2, 2005)

When Cream broke up in 1968, a reunion never seemed possible. Other than a performance at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, nothing materialized. Until May 2, 2005, when they took the stage for four nights at London’s Royal Albert Hall for the historic reunion. Allan looks back in today’s Classic Rock…

Rock Photographer Mark Weiss

Rock Photographer Mark Weiss

Mark Weiss has created iconic images of Bon Jovi, Freddie Mercury, Bruce Springsteen, Ozzy Osbourne and dozens more. He’s teamed up with Steve Lacy, Fox 5 New York City anchorman, and turned them into signature, one-of-a-kind screen-printed canvas artworks – part of the “Good Times, Big Hair” exhibit – opening Thursday evening, May 16th at…