How Arlo Guthrie’s Arrest Inspired the Thanksgiving Classic ‘Alice’s Restaurant’
It all started with an offer to clear out the garbage, bottles, paper and building supplies piled in an old church.
25 Years Ago: Promoter Bill Graham Dies in Helicopter Crash
Gusty winds and heavy rain swept Vallejo, Calif., the night of Oct. 25, 1991, as concert promoter Bill Graham attended a concert by Huey Lewis and the News.
Revisiting the Jimi Hendrix Experience’s First Studio Session
This session yielded the initial instrumental tracks for one of the most memorable songs on their debut LP.
How Grand Funk Railroad Sold Out Shea Faster Than the Beatles
This sales record at the home of baseball's Mets stood until the ballpark was demolished in 2008.
When a Legendary Concert Marked the End of the Fillmore East
The Allman Brothers Band closed out Bill Graham's famous New York club with a marathon set that lasted well into Sunday morning.
When John Lennon and Frank Zappa Jammed at the Fillmore East
Their set was recorded and released, but the former Beatles star made one key change.
The Day the Beatles Played Their Final Scheduled U.K. Concert
They were were joined by the Rolling Stones, the Yardbirds and the Small Faces, among others.
When the Beatles’ Solo Singles All Hit the Charts
They had a sort-of reunion on the 'Billboard' Hot 100 for two weeks in 1971.
40 Years Ago: ‘Frampton Comes Alive!’ Hits No. 1 but Spells Disaster for Peter Frampton
'Frampton Comes Alive' reached No. 1 on the Billboard albums chart on April 10, 1976.
50 Years Ago: Grateful Dead and Big Brother & the Holding Company Begin the Haight-Ashbury…
A three-day festival with an acid test and music by the Grateful Dead and other San Francisco bands took place in January 1966.
John Lennon’s Infamous ‘Lost Weekend’ Revisited
We revisit some of the highlights and lowlights from John Lennon's 18-month separation from Yoko Ono.
Top 10 Beatles Animal Songs
Ultimate Classic Rock counts down the Top 10 Beatles songs featuring animals.