Classic Videos

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

When Mike Campbell Dedicated 2 Songs to Tom Petty

“I told a friend of mine how sad I was that I’ll never play these songs again with my friend. She said: ‘Some night you’ll play them for him”

Read More

Public Image Ltd. Invades American Bandstand

The date was May 17, 1980. Two years earlier Rotten had turned rock music upside down and inside out as the frontman of punk progenitors the Sex Pistols. Now he was doing the same thing with Dick Clark

Read More

We Are The World: Making-Of Videos

These Classic Videos reveal the hard work from Bob Dylan, Cyndi Lauper and others for their solos, as well as some lighthearted moments

Read More

Remembering Abe Vigoda 1921-2016

After years of Internet hoaxes, Abe Vigoda did, indeed die, on January 26, 2016. The veteran actor known for his role in The Godfather was 94. Classic Video…

Read More

When Neil Diamond Surprised Firefighters With Performance

The singer-songwriter came out of his self-imposed retirement from performing live due to his diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease to thank his Colorado neighbors

Read More

Chicago’s Sizzling ’25 or 6 to 4′ Live in 1970

When they started out, Chicago rocked with the best of ’em. This live performance of one of their classics features the amazing guitarist Terry Kath.

Read More

The Beatles Rock Hall Induction Ceremony

An all-star line-up of classic rockers helped usher in the Fab Four after a great speech from Mick Jagger. But one prominent member was MIA. Classic Video…

Read More

Watch: Queen Concert Footage From 1976

An audience member at the band’s concert in NYC used a windup 8mm movie camera to shoot some tantalizing footage of a band on the rise

Read More

Stephen Stills Performs With Mudcrutch: 2016

Tom Petty’s “other” band did a brief 21-date club tour to support their album. Along the way, they were occasionally joined on stage by friends of the band

Read More

Classic Video: Youngest Queen Fan?

A video of a one-year-old girl headbanging to “Bohemian Rhapsody” went viral in 2015. Watch her go all Wayne’s World on us

Read More