Rocking The Tube

‘Gilligan’s Island’: An Appreciation

With the passing of Dawn Wells, only one of the seven stranded castaways is still with us. We look back at the ’60s TV sitcom

Read More

‘Ed Sullivan Show’: Some Legendary Music Clips – Watch

Nearly 50 years after the landmark program ended its run, performances of recording artists, Broadway stars, comedians, and more are being made available

Read More

‘The Big Chill’: Friends to Keep You Warm

It was one of the most successful films of 1983 and featured a big soundtrack of mostly Motown classics. Does the reunion movie of thirty-somethings hold up?

Read More

The Ed Sullivan Show: Pop Music Showcase

The Sunday night variety show presented scores of up-and-coming pop stars during the ’60s. Here are some favorites and some unique anecdotes about each one

Read More

Carole King, Queen Perform at Global Citizen 2019: Watch

The concert was believed to be the singer-songwriting legend’s first scheduled public performance since she sang 2 songs at a 2017 event

Read More

When The Doors Defied Ed Sullivan

When Jim Morrison and the band appeared on the popular show they were asked not to sing the word ‘higher.’ Now we know what they were asked to sing instead.

Read More

SNL’s Celebrity ‘Jeopardy’ With Norm Macdonald’s Burt Reynolds’ Parody

The sketch comedy series has had dozens of popular recurring skits. Will Ferrell plays it straight as Alex Trebek, who’s tormented by his celebrity guests, usually Darrell Hammond’s Sean Connery

Read More

When John and Yoko Helped Jerry Lewis

This actually happened, and we have the video to prove it. In 1972, the most famous couple in rock did their part to raise money for “Jerry’s kids.”

Read More

Rolling Stones’ Colorful ‘She’s a Rainbow’: As Seen on TV

Though the song was only a modest success in 1967, it’s been re-discovered by Madison Avenue for use in numerous ad campaigns

Read More

Remembering ‘The Midnight Special’: Rock Edition

The late night TV series aired 450 episodes for nearly a decade and was often the only opportunity for music fans to see their favorite recording acts perform

Read More