Classic Videos

Highlighting some of the most memorable music videos and live performances, as well as pop culture favorites

The Deer Hunter Bar Scene Song

The 1978 Vietnam War film won 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture + Best Director. This scene with De Niro and Walken singing “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” is brilliant

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Cream: ‘Sunshine of Your Love’ on Glen Campbell Show

This Classic Video features Cream performing their biggest hit live in 1968 on CBS, with a great intro by the friendly TV host

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The Doors on ‘American Bandstand’

The Doors were enjoying a #1 hit when they joined Dick Clark in 1967 for two songs and an interview with America’s Oldest Teenager. Our Classic Video

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Top of the Pops: Dancing to CCR’s ‘Green River’

The scantily clad troupe known as Pan’s People would often dance to hit singles on the popular British music countdown series Top of the Pops

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The Avengers’ Emma Peel Meets The Kinks

Someone decided that scenes with Diana Rigg’s character was a perfect match for “You Really Got Me.” This person was right. Our Classic Video…

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The Bangles Manic Monday Appreciation

The first four singles by The Bangles had been completely ignored by Top 40 radio. That would all change with “Manic Monday,” penned by a mystery songwriter.

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The Kinks’ ‘Celluloid Heroes’: Everybody’s a Star…

“Everybody’s a dreamer, and everybody’s a star,” Ray Davies sang. But it was never quite that simple. Watch a stellar performance of this Kinks Klassik.

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Grand Funk’s ‘We’re an American Band’ Backstory

This all-time classic rock hit came about when it’s author shouted the future song’s title at a post-concert party. Sweet, sweet Connie…

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Gerry Rafferty, ‘Baker Street,’ and That Sax Solo!

The smash hit was written while its author was hanging out in a flat in London, trying to escape from frustrating legal proceedings.

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Tom Petty, Stevie Nicks Share 2017 London Stage

The pair reunited onstage for the last time to perform their 1981 hit “Start Draggin’ My Heart Around” at Hyde Park, during the Heartbreakers’ 40th anniversary tour

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