WATCH – Deep Purple, “Highway Star” – LIVE – Made in Japan

05/10/2017

Some casual fans only remember the iconic rock band Deep Purple with their hit “Smoke on the Water.” But to many, “Highway Star” is actually their favorite song,  arriving as the lead-off track to the band’s landmark Machine Head LP.  To many, it’s a perfect album opening song, and quite possibly the best driving song EVER,  daring the listener to go from zero to sixty … and maybe faster. Here they…

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Led Zeppelin – ‘Rock and Roll’ 1973 Live Video FULL HD

05/04/2017

On May 4, 1973 Led Zeppelin opened their North American tour, which, at the time, was billed as the ‘biggest and most profitable rock & roll tour in the history of the United States’. The group would go on to gross over $4 million from their US dates, flying between gigs in ‘The Starship’ a Boeing 720 passenger jet, complete with bar, shower room, TV and video in a 30…

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Foghat Performs ‘Slow Ride’ LIVE in Detroit – 1976

05/01/2017

Back in 2009, “Slow Ride” was named the 45th “Best Hard Rock” song of all time by VH1, but many fans think it should rank much higher! For those who don’t know, “Slow Ride” was the lead single from Foghat’s fifth studio album, Fool for the City  which came out in 1975 and was released on Bearsville Records.   We did some research and found out that there are 5 different…

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Billy Squier – “In The Dark” in 1981 @ Santa Monica Civic Auditorium (WATCH)

04/20/2017

Were you fan? Billy Squier rocks the house like only he can in this seldom seen performance of  ‘In The Dark’ LIVE at a concert at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Santa Monica, CA on November 20, 1981. “In the Dark” was written and performed by Squier and was the opening track of his triple platinum 1981 album Don’t Say No. It ultimately reached number 35 on the Billboard…

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LIVE in Concert: REO Speedwagon – ‘Ridin’ the Storm Out’ – 1981 (WATCH)

04/19/2017

Recorded at the McNichols Arena in Denver in 1981, this is a lost live version of the smash ‘Ridin’ the Storm Out” from their 1973 album of the same name.  The band was riding a wave of success at that time, having recently released their ninth album, Hi Infidelity, in the fall of 1980. Hi Infidelity spawned four hit singles, including the chart-topping “Keep On Loving You”, plus “Take It…

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Cream performs ‘I Feel Free’ on TV – 1966 (Watch)

04/11/2017

Another lost classic that you don’t hear on the radio much anymore: Cream’s I Feel Free from 1966. According to WikiPedia: The song’s lyrics were written by Pete Brown, its music by Jack Bruce. It was the first track on the US issue of their debut album, Fresh Cream (1966), and the band’s second hit single (the first being “Wrapping Paper”). As with all tracks on Cream’s US debut, producer’s…

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