Today, Rudolf Schenker, the German guitarist, songwriter, and founding member of Scorpions turns 73. Schenker founded Scorpions in 1965. He has become one of the major driving forces in the band's song-writing and musical direction for 50 years. Schenker has been Scorpions' most consistent member, appearing on every album and at every tour.
In his honor, here are few classic videos (below) plus a more current interview with the birthday boy (above).