Tag "classic video"

Happy Birthday Tony Bennett!

The American icon has a long history of singing rock songs and collaborating with A-List stars. Here are two clips of him singing with Billy Joel

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Steppenwolf, Born to Be Wild & Easy Rider

Some songs are inextricably associated with certain films, and few are as evocative as this 1968 classic, which has come to define biker culture

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The Cars: Just What We Needed on Their Debut LP

When they first emerged in 1978, some critics were perplexed but rock fans loved this Boston quintet. The song made them a band to watch

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ELO Mr. Blue Sky: Like You’ve Never Seen

Electric Light Orchestra fans will be surprised to discover how this favorite fared on U.S. radio. It was released in the midst of a string of hit singles for the group that combined electric instruments with orchestral ones

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Question Mark + the Mysterians’ 96 Tears: The Riff

It starts with one of the most memorable riffs in rock history and the tale that follows: You did me wrong, but you will get yours yet. So who is “?”

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How J. Geils Band Broke Through With ‘Centerfold’

The only #1 hit for this dynamic Boston band was about a schoolboy crush later being crushed for real. We look back at an early MTV favorite.

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Journey and the Final Scene of The Sopranos

One of the most highly anticipated, and nerve-wracking, episodes in TV history was the finale of this classic crime show. The music was supplied by Journey.

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When John and Yoko Helped Jerry Lewis

This actually happened, and we have the video to prove it. In 1972, the most famous couple in rock did their part to raise money for “Jerry’s kids.”

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REO Speedwagon Rolls With the Changes

Talk about perseverance! It took seven studio albums before the midwestern band achieved real success. Two years later, they were at the top of the music world

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Yes Perform ‘Yours Is No Disgrace’ Live

The lineup that many define as classic Yes – Anderson, Squire, Howe, Wakeman and White – take a 1972 audience on a wondrous journey on this song from The Yes Album

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