Posts From Best Classic Bands Staff

Elvis Costello (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding

Our Classic Video… Elvis Costello & The Attractions’ great cover was originally released as a B-side to a single by its author, Nick Lowe

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New 40th Anniversary Tribute to ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’

A stunning new interpretation of the Queen classic combines the band’s 1975 live performance of the song with the Trinity Boys Choir and a string quartet from the Royal Academy of Music

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The Peanuts Gang Perform ‘Baba O’Riley’

When The Who endorse your editing skills on social media, it’s time to take a bow

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Davy Jones Talks About The Beatles

Jones speaks about how The Monkees and The Beatles had much in common and shares his feelings about the members of the Fab Four.

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Celebrating Sinatra at 101 With His Version of ‘Something’

This Classic Video pairs two of the most influential contributors to contemporary music as “The Voice” sings George Harrison’s “Something”

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Patti Smith ‘People Have The Power’

U2 chose Patti Smith’s “People Have The Power” as their entrance song on their tour. Her live performance of it with them is our Classic Video

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Booker T & The MG’s Live: ‘Green Onions’

A live performance of Booker T & The MG’s “Green Onions,” one of the great instrumentals of the ’60s

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Norman Greenbaum Spirit In The Sky

Here’s the backstory about Norman Greenbaum’s unlikely 1969 hit, which has enjoyed a life of its own on the radio, in movies and numerous TV commercials

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Foreigner Cold As Ice Like You’ve Never Heard It

Whether you’re 5 or 75 (or somewhere in between), you’ll appreciate this kid rocking out to his favorite Foreigner tune in this Classic Video.

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Prince, Petty & Winwood Honor Harrison at HoF

Rock royalty was onstage at the 2004 Rock + Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony to posthumously honor George Harrison for his solo work. Prince stole the show with a blistering solo on “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”

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