Tag "classic video"

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

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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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ELO’s ‘Mr. Blue Sky’ Like You’ve Never Seen It

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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Journey and the Final Scene of The Sopranos

One of the most highly anticipated, and nerve-wracking, episodes in TV history was the finale of this classic crime show. The music was supplied by Journey.

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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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Happy Birthday Tony Bennett!

The American icon has a long history of singing rock songs and collaborating with A-List stars. Here are two clips of him singing with Billy Joel

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‘Mystify: Michael Hutchence,’ Doc on INXS Singer, Gets Home Release

The career of the charismatic frontman has a filmed portrait created by his close friend and director of many of the Australian band’s music videos

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When Billy Joel Made a Surprise Performance With a Tribute Band

So you’re a Long Islander out for a night at an area nightclub to hear Big Shot do their well rehearsed covers. Then the man himself appears

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Peanuts Gang Performs ‘Comfortably Numb’

A very creative guy uses Final Cut Pro to create parodies of the Peanuts Gang performing classic rock songs by ZZ Top, Rush and more. Plus, a bonus clip

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When a Whistling Song Became a 1967 Radio Hit

Yup, a song with the unlikely title, “I Was Kaiser Bill’s Batman,” was a novelty hit by a fellow called Whistling Jack Smith. That’s just the beginning of our story…

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