WATCH: Don McLean sings ‘American Pie’ LIVE at the BBC – 1972


One of the most iconic rock songs of all time, ‘American Pie’ holds a special place in the hearts for many rock fans.  It was released on McLean’s American Pie album in 1971, and shot to number-one in the United States in early 1972, for four weeks from January 15 to February 5.  As most fans also know, the lyrics repeatedly mentioned “day the music died” in reference to the…


Elton John – “Tiny Dancer” LIVE in 1971 (WATCH)


Rare TV footage from Elton John’s early career! At just 24 years of age, he belts out one of his signature hits, ‘Tiny Dancer’ on a showed called The Old Grey Whistle Test that aired in 1971. The lyrics were written by Bernie Taupin, John’s writing partner. According to insiders, the “Blue jean baby, LA Lady, seamstress for the band” is none other than Maxine Feibelmann, Taupin’s girlfriend when he…


Foghat ‘Fool for the City’ – Rarely Seen Live Performance on BBC 1975 (WATCH)


This hit was off of Foghat’s fifth album by the same name which was released in 1975 by the British rock and boogie blues band. This was their first platinum album and features, along with the title track, their signature song “Slow Ride”. The album’s cover (right) shows drummer Roger Earl sitting alone on a soap box fishing down a manhole in the middle of East 11th Street in New…