Classic Videos

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

Bill Murray and Clint Eastwood Sing a ’70s Hit

Spend enough time on the Interweb and you can pretty much find anything, including two A-List film stars singing Looking Glass’ 1972 hit “Brandy”

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Jimi Hendrix Talks To Dick Cavett About Anthem

Watch Jimi have fun with the TV show host as they discuss the Guitar God’s epic performance of the Star Spangled Banner at Woodstock the previous year

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ELO’s ‘Don’t Bring Me Down… Bruce!’

Most classic rock acts have a misheard lyric. It goes with the territory. So what did Jeff Lynne do when concert audiences started singing along to his big hit?

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T Rex Get it On With ‘Bang a Gong’

The pioneering glam rock band enjoyed a run of ten straight Top 5 singles in their native England. This phenomenal song was their only US pop hit.

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Glen Campbell ‘Wichita Lineman’: Classic Video

Campbell collaborated with songwriter Jimmy Webb on a string of hits in the late 1960s: “Galveston,” “By The Time I Get To Phoenix” and this gem

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‘I Want My MTV’ Promo Spots

When MTV launched, it was a struggle to get cable operators to carry the network and to convince viewers to watch it. This campaign solved both issues

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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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‘Smoke on the Water’ Sung by… Pat Boone?!

One of classic rock music’s most iconic songs rendered in a way that brings new meaning to the word “interpretation.” Watch if you dare…

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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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SNL Jeopardy Parody – 40th Anniversary Edition

The sketch comedy series has had dozens of popular recurring skits. Will Ferrell plays it straight as Alex Trebek, who’s tormented by his celebrity guests, usually Darrell Hammond’s Sean Connery

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