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The Time Dave Grohl Improvised ‘Stairway to Heaven’ and ‘Tiny Dancer’ on Kilborn

Dave Grohl has always been my guy. From the day I got into rock music, there was Dave, whether it be as the drummer for Nirvana or lead singer of my all time favorite rock band Foo Fighters. Now, I have enjoyed the music Dave Grohl has put out over the years but what really drew me to him was his personality. Every time I saw him in an interview he seemed so honest, done to earth and most important: Funny as Hell! I could go on and on for hours about all the things I love about Dave Grohl, but luckily for you there are two appearances Dave made on Kilborn back in the early 2000s that pretty much capture all that is great about him. In both of these videos it is simply Dave Grohl being himself, having fun and playing music. The first video is Dave performing ‘Stairway to Heaven’ by Led Zeppelin. From the get-go, Dave is just having fun with it. Throw in some forgotten lyrics and an improvised guitar …

Throwback Thursdays! Performances atop the Ed Sullivan Theater

This week for Throwback Thursdays we are doing something a little different. I have been doing posts about David Letterman all week and even though his show is now over, I figured I’d keep the trend going. Why? Cause it’s my blog and I’ll cry and eat ice cream while I write if I want to! Anywho, I knew right away that I wanted Throwback Thursday to be an act from the Late Show that was performed atop the Ed Sullivan Theater. However, I couldn’t decide on one, so here are a few that stuck out to me over the years. Enjoy! Audioslave “Cochise”   Dave Matthews Band –  “Where Are You Going”, “You Never Know”, “Grey Street” and “Grace Is Gone” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7b1MWdXDxhw   Paul McCartney “Get Back”   Jay Z and Eminem “Renegade”   The Black Keys “Fever”   Foo Fighters “Everlong” This was not on the roof or marquee of the Ed Sullivan Theater but it was the closing musical for the Late Show and includes highlights of David Letterman’s amazing 33 year …

Famous Rocker’s Yearbook Photos

Remember when we did this with Rap/R&B stars? Well We are doing it again! Enjoy. Scott Weiland (Stone Temple Pilots)   Brandon Flowers (The Killers)   Eddie Vedder (Pearl Jam)   Anthony Kiedis (Red Hot Chili Peppers)   Michael Stipe (REM)   Trent Reznor (Nine Inch Nails)   Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins)   Dave Grohl (Foo Fighters)   Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)   Mike Shinoda (Linkin Park)   Fred Durst (Limp Bizkit)   Chad Kroeger (Nickleback)