Classic Videos

They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!

It was bizarre but an instant smash hit. Then there was a backlash. Read the strange tale of Napoleon XIV and hear the song that drove people mad.

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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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Bruce Springsteen Selfie

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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Singer + Jazz Band Swings ‘Livin’ on a Prayer’

It’s the big classic rock hit of the 1980s like you’ve never heard it before!

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Watch: Dave Edmunds Performs Rare Concert

The great singer and guitarist gave a concert in Sweden with the band he’s been playing with on-and-off and ran through a list of great covers and some of his own hits

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Paul McCartney Demos ‘For No One’

Be a fly on the wall watching Paul McCartney demo “For No One”–including mimicking the French horn part–for Beatles producer George Martin

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Drew Carey Show: ‘Cleveland Rocks’

This sitcom was known for its elaborate choreography. None as fun as this extended opening sequence set to a cover of an Ian Hunter song and a cast of thousands

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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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Jerry Garcia First Letterman Appearance

He was quite possibly the most fame-averse rock star ever but he recognized that promotional appearances were a necessary evil and good-naturedly plays along with Dave

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The Pretenders Rock Hall Induction 2005

Pretty impressive when a classic rock icon says that YOU were a great influence on HIM. That’s what happened when the English-American band were inducted

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