Tag "classic video"

The Deer Hunter Bar Scene Song

The 1978 Vietnam War film won 5 Academy Awards including Best Picture + Best Director. This scene with De Niro and Walken singing “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” is brilliant

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When Blondie’s ‘Rapture’ Earned an Unlikely Distinction

The band began as a cross between new wave and punk but earned chart success in other genres. One wild fact about “Rapture” can win you a lot of bar bets.

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Tom Jones and Aretha Franklin Show How It’s Done

Watch as two of music’s greatest voices treat a 1970 television audience to a medley of their songs on This Is Tom Jones

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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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Ferris Bueller’s Day Off: ‘Twist and Shout’

Hard to believe but the beloved comedy is more than 30 years old. Director-writer John Hughes enjoyed a remarkable 10-year run of success including this Matthew Broderick favorite. Our Classic Video…

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Blind Faith ‘Can’t Find My Way Home’ Live

The British supergroup chose to make its live debut in front of 100,000 fans. If you’ve never seen the performance, you’re in for a treat

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SNL Jeopardy Parody – 40th Anniversary Edition

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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Pretenders’ Rock Hall Induction 2005

Pretty impressive when a classic rock icon says that YOU were a great influence on HIM. That’s what happened when the English-American band were inducted

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The Who Perform ‘Barbara Ann’ Live in the Studio

We’ve got a Classic Video two-fer of The Who performing “Barbara Ann” for you: goofing around in the studio in the late ’70s and on TV in 1966

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Dana Carvey’s ‘SNL’ Audition; ‘Church Lady’ Sketch

Talk about a tough room! The likable comic nails it with his impersonations and then launches into his “Chopping Broccoli” routine

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