Tag "classic video"

‘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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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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How J. Geils Band Broke Through With ‘Centerfold’

The only #1 hit for this dynamic Boston band was about a schoolboy crush later being crushed for real. We look back at an early MTV favorite.

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ELO Mr. Blue Sky: Like You’ve Never Seen

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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Chicago’s Sizzling ’25 or 6 to 4′ Live in 1970

When they started out, Chicago rocked with the best of ’em. This live performance of one of their classics features the amazing guitarist Terry Kath.

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INXS ‘Devil Inside’ From ‘Kick’

The Australian rock band “Kick”-ed butt with four straight smash hits from their 1987 release and MTV couldn’t get enough of them. Some interesting facts and our Classic Video

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The Beatles’ Rock Hall Induction Ceremony

An all-star line-up of classic rockers helped usher in the Fab Four after a great speech from Mick Jagger. One prominent member was MIA…

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Moody Blues’ ‘I’m Just a Singer (In a Rock and Roll Band)’

It’s hard not to tap your foot when this great uptempo track kicks in, from the symphonic-progressive rock giants

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Tom Jones and David Gilmour Perform ‘Purple Rain’

As wonderful as it might be unexpected. The great pop singer and the Pink Floyd guitarist bring sizzle to a truly classic song.

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T. Rex Get it On With ‘Bang a Gong’

The pioneering glam rock band enjoyed a run of ten straight Top 5 singles in their native England. This phenomenal song was their only US pop hit.

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