Tag "classic video"

‘Mr. Blue Sky’ ‘Happiest Song Ever’: Poll

Electric Light Orchestra fans will be surprised to discover how this favorite fared on U.S. radio. It was released in the midst of a string of hit singles for the group that combined electric instruments with orchestral ones

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The Cars’ Debut: Just What We Needed

When they first emerged in 1978, some critics were perplexed but rock fans loved this Boston quintet. The song made them a band to watch

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Steppenwolf, Born to Be Wild & Easy Rider

Some songs are inextricably associated with certain films, and few are as evocative as this 1968 classic, which has come to define biker culture

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Yes Performs ‘Yours Is No Disgrace’ Live: 1972

The lineup that many define as classic Yes – Anderson, Squire, Howe, Wakeman and White – take a 1972 audience on a wondrous journey on this song from The Yes Album

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Nick Lowe’s ‘Peace, Love and Understanding’: New Edition

He wrote the song in 1974 and originally recorded it as a member of the pop rock band Brinsley Schwarz. He later produced Elvis Costello’s version

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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.”

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Shocking Blue’s ‘Venus’: An Out-of-This-World Hit

When the Dutch rock band replaced its male lead vocalist with a striking 21-year-old female, they scored with a shock heard ’round the world

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Question Mark + the Mysterians’ 96 Tears: The Riff

It starts with one of the most memorable riffs in rock history and the tale that follows: You did me wrong, but you will get yours yet. So who is “?”

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Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Concert: All-Star Lineup

The list of artists at the 1992 event was a mile long with dozens of legends celebrating the Bard’s songs. Watch the A-Listers rehearse and take their turn on “My Back Pages”

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Looking Back at Fleetwood Mac’s Ambitious ‘Tusk’

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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