Rocking The Tube

When Regis Philbin Gave Away the 1st $Million on ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’

When the reality series made its premiere on August 16, 1999, it was as a two-week summer program for ABC. Its success was largely due to its affable host

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When Johnny Cash Sang With the Monkees

He was 37 years old when he first starred on his own music variety TV series. Early on, he was joined by Dolenz, Jones and Nesmith on a good-humored segment

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When Live Aid Rocked the Planet

We recap the biggest charity concert in music history, where dozens of stars performed in London and Philadelphia for a massive worldwide TV audience in 1985

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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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Ed Sullivan Show: Comedy Legends Showcase

The host provided a forum for the biggest names in comedy every Sunday night. Watch some classic routines from Rodney, Joan, Carlin, and other legends

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Remember K-Tel’s ‘As Advertised on TV’ Compilation Albums?

With his invention of the compilation album, entrepreneur Philip Kives revolutionized the marketing and sales of recorded music

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When TV’s Gomer Pyle Sang ‘Blowin’ in the Wind’

Actor/singer Jim Nabors introduced the character on “The Andy Griffith Show” and then enjoyed further success in a spinoff–and on the album charts

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10 Rocking ‘Ed Sullivan Show’ Performances

You didn’t really “make it” until you’d been on Sullivan. Check out these great clips from the all-time biggest variety show in America

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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

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Remembering ‘The Midnight Special’

The series launched the 1970s trend of live rock music on late night TV with its pilot in 1972 + boosted the career of Wolfman Jack. Check out the guests and some great clips

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