WATCH: Odd Video to “No Sugar Tonight” by The Guess Who

04/24/2018

So, I come across a lot of strange stuff while surfing the Internet. Some good strange and some bad strange. Not sure exactly where this one falls. Obviously the music by The Guess Who is awesome: No Sugar Tonight from 1970, a classic rock song by a great band. The fact that someone took the time to create this music video to the song is great, but the the theme…

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Watch: Original 1973 version of “Rock Candy” by Montrose

03/31/2018

I looked and looked but could not find an early version of “Rock Candy” by Montrose performed LIVE. I found videos of Sammy Hagar without Montrose, and Montrose without Sammy Hagar, but nothing with the full band from the early 70’s. It may be out there–I’ll keep looking–but in the mean time, if you have a taste for a great Montrose song, sink your teeth into this modern take on…

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WATCH: Firefall performs “Strange Way” – 1978

03/27/2018

This is about as close as I’ve been able to find to a LIVE performance of this song after quite a bit of searching.  At least they’re pretending like it’s live, so there you go. Here’s more on the band from Wikipedia: Firefall is a rock band that formed in Boulder, Colorado in 1974. It was founded by Rick Roberts, who had been in the Flying Burrito Brothers, and Jock…

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WATCH: Dokken’s Acoustic Live Version of “Walk Away” 1988

03/06/2018

Once again, we don’t know much about this video, other than it’s from the band Dokken, the song is “Walk Away” (their only hit from their 1988 album Beast from the East that was recorded live in Japan in April of 1988) and that this is rare acoustic live version of the song. For those of you not familiar with the band, Dokken was a metal band formed in the…

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WATCH: Music Video from Planet P Project for “Why Me? – 1983

03/03/2018

Never heard of Planet P Project? Well, neither had we until we received a very nice request to post this video from one of our readers! Ever on the course of musical growth and development, we did some research and found not on the song, but this funky music video from 1983 with features and wild 1950’s sci-fi vibe. Not sure why, but hey, it was the 80s’ and people…

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WATCH: AC/DC – ‘Hells Bells’ Official Video – 1980

02/08/2018

Is there a more iconic opening to a classic rock song than the bell tolling at the beginning of ‘Hells Bells’ by AC/DC? The song the first track off AC/DC’s first album without Bon Scott, Back in Black and the second single from that classic album which was released in the fall of 1980.  In the video, the song starts off with a massive church bell slowly tolling four times, after…

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WATCH: Whitesnake – ‘Here I Go Again’ – 1987

02/07/2018

To us, Whitesnake’s “Here I Go Again” will always be connected to that great scene in the 2003 hit comedy  ‘Old School’ where the newly married character, played by Will Ferrell, is working on his Trans Am in the driveway, stereo cranked to the max (Whitesnake, of course), just enjoying being a guy … until his new wife shows up, asks him to turn down the music, turn off the…

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WATCH: Scorpions LIVE -‘Rock You Like a Hurricane’ – 1985 Oakland Coliseum Stadium

02/06/2018

“Rock You Like a Hurricane” by the Scorpions was released as the lead single from their ninth studio album, Love at First Sting which came out in 1984. It was written by Klaus Meine and Herman Rarebell, composed by Rudolf Schenker and reached number 25 in the USA Billboard Hot 100, greatly contributing to the album’s success, and it’s rockin’ music video was put into heavy rotation by MTV at the…

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WATCH: Meatloaf – ‘Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad’ – 1977 Music Video

01/19/2018

Fans of Meatloaf immediately recognize “Two Out of Three Ain’t Bad” as the haunting love song off his 1977 album Bat Out of Hell,  which was gloriously preceded by “You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth” and followed aptly by “Paradise by the Dashboard Light”. ‘Two Out of Three’ reached #11 on the Billboard Hot 100 and became a million-selling gold record and ultimately one of Meatloaf’s signature…

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VIDEO: The Rolling Stones’ ‘Time Waits for No One’ – 1974

01/11/2018

This song was recorded in November 1973 & January 1974, then released on the Rolling Stone’s 1974 album It’s Only Rock ‘n Roll.  ‘Time Waits for No One’ was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards,  and features a slower, smoother melody than a lot of the music the Stones are best known. The song’s distinctive groove has also been compared to another track fans may be more familiar with,  “Waiting…

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