Tag "classic rock"

Warren Zevon Final Letterman Appearance, 2002

The singer-songwriter was a frequent guest on Letterman’s late night program, even subbing for bandleader Paul Shaffer on occasion. He was the sole guest on his final appearance

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Nick Lowe Solo Debut: ‘So it Goes’

The bassist-vocalist of pub-rock group Brinsley Schwarz was hardly a household name. But his debut 45 for Stiff Records got his solo career moving

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Winwood and Clapton Perform ‘Can’t Find My Way Home’

Two members of British rock royalty reunite to perform one of the songs from their Blind Faith album in this Classic Video

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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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The Rat Pack: Sinatra, Sammy, Martin and… Johnny

They were as talented and popular as any classic rock supergroup. Their 1965 performance with emcee Johnny Carson is our Classic Video

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When Led Zeppelin Met Gilligan’s Island (Sort Of)

In 1978 an indie band brilliantly mashed together a popular TV theme song and a rock classic. The band’s lawyers were not amused.

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Fleetwood Mac’s ‘Tusk’: Classic Video

How do you follow-up Rumours, one of the most successful albums ever? For these stars, it was with a 2-LP set. We tell the backstory + offer a Classic Video featuring the USC Marching Band

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The Who Play ‘Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting’

In 1991, it was Elton John + Bernie Taupin’s turn to have their music honored with a tribute LP. Check out this great version of a signature tune – and John Entwistle’s final recording – in our Classic Video

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Brownsville Station: ‘Smokin’ in the Boy’s Room’

Back in 1973, lots of high school students took extra bathroom breaks since that was generally the only place they could light up. The backstory of a classic

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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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