Classic Videos

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

Watch: Bowie, Belew Wail on ‘Pretty Pink Rose’

In 1990, Adrian Belew served as musical director for David Bowie’s Sound+Vision tour. Bowie gave him two songs for his album; this live version from the Tokyo Dome absolutely wails

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Rich Little: ‘Man of a Thousand Voices’

If you were watching The Tonight Show or The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast during the 1970s, there was a strong possibility you’d see the master impressionist

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Johnny Rivers’ ‘Secret Agent Man’

Johnny Rivers enjoyed nine Top 10 singles including a huge hit in the mid-1960s when TV series and films about spies were all the rage

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The Deer Hunter Bar Scene Song

The 1978 Vietnam War film won 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture + Best Director. This scene with De Niro and Walken singing “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” is brilliant

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Elvis Costello (What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding

Our Classic Video… Elvis Costello & The Attractions’ great cover was originally released as a B-side to a single by its author, Nick Lowe

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SNL’s ‘Superhero Party’ With Belushi, Aykroyd and Murray

In Saturday Night Live’s Season 4, the writers often made use of the entire cast within the same sketch. Such was the case here, with Belushi stealing the show

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They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!

It was bizarre but an instant smash hit. Then there was a backlash. Read the strange tale of Napoleon XIV and hear the song that drove people mad.

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Keith Emerson 2017 Tribute Features Grandson, Wakeman

A Musical Celebration of His Life was held in Birmingham, UK with a 60-piece orchestra, Rick Wakeman and others. 11-year-old Ethan was a highlight

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Jerry Garcia’s First Letterman Appearance

He was quite possibly the most fame-averse rock star ever but he recognized that promotional appearances were a necessary evil and good-naturedly plays along with Dave

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1979’s ’10’ Movie: Does it Hold Up?

The 1979 romantic comedy about a man going through a midlife crisis provided breakout roles for both Dudley Moore and Bo Derek

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