Classic Videos

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

When Led Zeppelin Met Gilligan’s Island (Sort Of)

In 1978 an indie band brilliantly mashed together a popular TV theme song and a rock classic. The band’s lawyers were not amused.

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That Haunting Vocal On ‘Gimme Shelter’

When you hear “Rape, murder, it’s just a shot away” on this Rolling Stones hit, does it give you chills? It’s Merry Clayton, who was just 20-years-old at the time.

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The Pulp Fiction Dance Scene

When someone asks you if you’ve seen “Pulp Fiction,” there’s only one correct answer

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Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Tusk’: Classic Video

How do you follow-up Rumours, one of the most successful albums ever? For these stars, it was with a 2-LP set. We tell the backstory + offer a Classic Video featuring the USC Marching Band

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The Who Play ‘Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting’

In 1991, it was Elton John + Bernie Taupin’s turn to have their music honored with a tribute LP. Check out this great version of a signature tune – and John Entwistle’s final recording – in our Classic Video

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Watch: Badfinger Performs ‘Come and Get It’

They enjoyed a batch of hits but none bigger than this one, written and produced by Paul McCartney and released on The Beatles’ Apple Records. Enjoy this great live version

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Brownsville Station: ‘Smokin’ in the Boy’s Room’

Back in 1973, lots of high school students took extra bathroom breaks since that was generally the only place they could light up. The backstory of a classic

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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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The Beatles ‘Revolution’ Video

If you haven’t seen the “Revolution” video from The Beatles’ 1+ collection, you’re in for a treat. The clip also debuted our Classic Videos feature

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Bruce Springsteen Selfie With Young Fan

13-year-old Eliza Sollers is a Springsteen fan thanks to her dad. At a Baltimore concert, she started snapping pics and got the thrill of a lifetime

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