Alice Cooper on the Muppet Show, Aerosmith and Mötley Crüe Hit the Top 10: Today in Rock 10/28
October 28 was a landmark day for Kermit the Frog and a second hand hood as Aerosmith goes down and Temple of the Dog reunites. October 28 in rock history.
10/28/1978: You might not think so by watching, but Alice Cooper was sober by the time he appeared on The Muppet Show. It took a week's worth of rehearsals in London to get the choreography down and to learn how to work with the puppeteers but Alice says, “I never had so much fun in my life.” Watch as Alice looks back at this epic matchup.
10/28/1989: Not a Muppet but definitely a character, rat-tailed Jimmy gave Mötley Crüe their first Top 10 hit with "Dr. Feelgood."
10/28/1989: The Aerosmith comeback continues to roll with "Love in an Elevator" from Pump. The song went Top 5 and the video went into high rotation on MTV.
10/28/2003: Chris Cornell makes an impromptu appearance with Pearl Jam at a show in Santa Barbara to sing Temple of the Dog's "Hunger Strike."