Classic Videos

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

When Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford Performed Together in 2019

It wasn’t the Genesis reunion that fans have hoped for since 2007, but two of the band’s three members shared the stage for one song

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The Who Perform ‘Barbara Ann’ Live in the Studio

We’ve 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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‘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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Dana Carvey’s ‘SNL’ Audition; ‘Church Lady’ Sketch

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

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Mama Cass ‘Make Your Own Kind Of Music’

What a set of pipes! The singer, once prominently a member of the singing quartet the Mamas & the Papas, tried a solo career when the group broke up

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Prince Stuns at George Harrison’s 2004 Rock Hall Induction

Rock royalty was onstage at the 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony to posthumously honor George Harrison for his solo work. Prince stole the show with a blistering solo on “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”

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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…

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Dan Aykroyd as Julia Child on SNL: Stop the Bleeding!

In a sketch called “The French Chef” in Season Four, Akyroyd portrays the legendary teacher, author and TV host. “Save the liver…”

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Drew Carey Show: ‘Cleveland Rocks’

This sitcom was known for its elaborate choreography. None as fun as this extended opening sequence set to a cover of an Ian Hunter song and a cast of thousands

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When Manfred Mann’s Earth Band Were ‘Blinded By The Light’

You can win a lot of bar bets with this one… This performance is amazingly the only song written by Bruce Springsteen to become a #1 pop single

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