Classic Videos

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

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: ‘Twist and Shout’

Hard to believe but the beloved comedy is more than 30 years old. Director-writer John Hughes enjoyed a remarkable 10-year run of success including this Matthew Broderick favorite. Our Classic Video…

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Dana Carvey’s ‘SNL’ Audition

Talk about a tough room! The likable comic nails it with his impersonations and then launches into his “Chopping Broccoli” sketch

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The Box Tops ‘The Letter’ Video(s)

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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Loverboy’s Working for the Weekend: A Guilty Pleasure

Rock fans have been singing this bona fide rock anthem since 1981 as they get ready for Friday night. Our Classic Video…

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Rolling Stones Rice Krispies TV Spot

In 1964, they were a band on the rise and were chosen by the cereal’s UK ad agency to write and perform an original song touting the brand’s Snap, Crackle Pop good taste

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‘One Toke Over the Line’ on ‘Lawrence Welk’—Huh?

In what has to be one of the most surreal TV moments on a TV moments, the song was interpreted for viewers of a show that had no idea what a toke was.

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SNL’s Lisa Loopner, Todd & the Repairman

The “Broken Fridge” sketch from the series’ 4th season never fails to crack us up, with Dan Akyroyd the butt of several jokes

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Boston: ‘More Than a Feeling,’ Giants Stadium ’79

Music at the Meadowlands was an all-day concert featuring many top names. Our Classic Video featuring singer Brad Delp will bring you back

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Grand Funk’s ‘We’re an American Band’ Backstory

This all-time classic rock hit came about when it’s author shouted the future song’s title at a post-concert party. Sweet, sweet Connie…

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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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