November 10, 2002 Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Tom Petty, Elvis Costello, Lenny Kravitz, and Brian Setzer guest star on The Simpsons in an episode where they run a rock and roll fantasy camp. The first rule of the camp: There are no rules! Second rule: No outside food.
January 5, 1997 Johnny Cash plays Coyote, Homer Simpson's imaginary guru, on The Simpsons. Coyote tells Homer to buy more material possessions.
October 15, 1995 Paul McCartney and his wife Linda appear on an episode of The Simpsons where they help Lisa become a vegetarian. Paul explains that if you play "Maybe I'm Amazed" backwards, you'll hear a recipe for lentil soup.
December 17, 1989 The Simpsons debuts on Fox with the episode "Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire." The show quickly attracts big-name guest stars, including many musicians. In Season 3, Michael Jackson, Sting and Aerosmith appear.
September 23, 2007 Lionel Richie appears on The Simpsons in the episode "He Loves to Fly and He D'ohs."
May 11, 2003 Jackson Browne appears on the "Brake My Wife, Please" episode of The Simpsons.
January 5, 2003 Little Richard guest stars on the "Special Edna" episode of The Simpsons.
November 5, 2000 The Who guest star on the "A Tale of Two Springfields" episode of The Simpsons.More from this Timeline