Classic Videos

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

Top of the Pops: Dancing to CCR’s ‘Green River’

The scantily clad troupe known as Pan’s People would often dance to hit singles on the popular British music countdown series

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Remembering Austin Powers’ ‘Mini-Me,’ Verne Troyer

The 2 ft. 8 in. actor was born with a genetic disorder known as achondroplasia dwarfism. He made his – mostly silent – mark in the film series

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George Harrison: Ding Dong, Ding Dong

On his solo album, Dark Horse, the former Beatle (and friends) recorded a song that heralds in a new year. Check out the Classic Video

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When Bruce Springsteen Joined Patti Smith Onstage

The Tribeca Film Festival audience was there to watch a new concert documentary on Smith’s Horses album. They were treated to much more

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Davy Jones Talks About The Beatles

Jones speaks about how The Monkees and The Beatles had much in common and shares his feelings about the members of the Fab Four

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The Box Tops ‘The Letter’: Two Minutes of Perfection

One of our favorite songs of 1967 clocks in at only 1:58. Lead singer Alex Chilton recorded the #1 smash when he was just 16

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The Easybeats Toe-Tapping ‘Friday on My Mind’

Though they were formed in Australia, three of their members were from Great Britain. Their only worldwide hit was recorded in London. The AC/DC connection…

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Queen ‘Now I’m Here’ Live at 1979 Benefit Concert

Over 4 nights, the Concerts for the People of Kampuchea in London featured an amazing array of British rock stars including organizer Paul McCartney, The Who and The Clash. Queen’s concert – at the height of their powers – was the final night of their “Crazy” tour

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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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It’s Not Christmas Until We Hear Eartha Kitt’s ‘Santa Baby’

Her 1953 classic offers a sly yuletide wish list–including a yacht, a duplex and the deed to a platinum mine–sung to a sugar-daddy Santa

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