Some of L.A.'s Rock 'n' Roll Landmarks: 1--Whiskey a Go Go: Birthplace of the Doors and Buffalo Springfield and one-time home to Otis Redding, Them, Van Halen.
2--Beverly Hills Hotel: The original "Hotel California."
3--Hard Rock Cafe: Elvis' motorcycle and guitar are inside, a 1950s Cadillac outside.
4--Alta Cienega Motel: Where Jim Morrison lived much of his adult life.
5--A&M Records: Former Charlie Chaplin studio that became site of "We Are the World" recording by USA for Africa.
6--Whittier Drive near Sunset Boulevard in Beverly Hills: Jan & Dean's infamous "Deadman's Curve."
7--Troubador: One of Lenny Bruce's final venues turned into a folk club, then rock showcase.
8--Landmark Motel: Popular with '60s rockers Jefferson Airplane and the place where Janis Joplin died of an overdose.
9--Continental Hyatt House: Popular spot for rock bands to stay, until it was trashed one too many times. Management subsequently altered its policy of encouraging rockers to stay.
10--Hollywood Bowl: Hundreds of stars performed here, including the Beatles, who appeared in 1964, escaping the crowd afterward in an ambulance.
Source: L.A. Book of Lists