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Linda Ronstadt Rocks Warren Zevon

The singer rocked with the best of them in the ’70s. Here’s a Classic Video of her performing “Poor, Poor Pitiful Me” live from 1977

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Derek + the Dominos Play The Johnny Cash Show

Having just released their ambitious 2-LP Layla album, the British band perform on the country star’s TV series and are joined by another legend

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Jon Bon Jovi Wedding Singer

A video that’s gone viral shows the rocker listening to one of his signature hits being performed at a wedding where he’s a guest. Then the song’s singer eggs him on…

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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 Who Perform ‘Barbara Ann’ Live in the Studio

We’re got a Classic Video two-fer of The Who performing “Barbara Ann” for you: goofing around in the studio in the late ’70s and on TV in 1966

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The Mean Joe Greene Coke Commercial

Coca-Cola’s contour bottle might be the most famous package in the history of consumer products. Here is one of the company’s most memorable TV spots

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Original Airplane! Movie Trailer

One of our all-time guilty pleasures is the 1980 comedy Airplane! which parodied various 1970s disaster movies and featured more one-liners that you could possibly remember. “A hospital? What is it?”

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When a Whistling Song Became a 1967 Radio Hit

Yup, a song with the unlikely title, “I Was Kaiser Bill’s Batman,” was a novelty hit by a fellow called Whistling Jack Smith. That’s just the beginning of our story…

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Tom Jones and David Gilmour Perform ‘Purple Rain’

As wonderful as it might be unexpected. The great pop singer and the Pink Floyd guitarist bring sizzle to a truly classic song.

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Bee Gees Lonely Days Video

After some early success, the trio had broken up in 1969. When they reunited in 1970, they recorded what would become their biggest hit up until then

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