The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Are Sharing Incredible Archival Footage

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Are Sharing Incredible Archival Footage

Posted 4 Aug 2020
led zep, aerosmith, 1995
Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, Zoe Bonham, Jason Bonham and Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin, with Joe Perry and Steven Tyler of Aerosmith. Photo by Ron Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images.

Throughout the lockdown, the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has been doing their bit to keep music fans sane by sharing classic footage from their abundant archives via YouTube, including performances from Prince, Neil Young, Stevie Nicks, U2, Foo Fighters, Bruce Springsteen and Peter Gabriel, plus recent additions including the 2014 Nirvana reunion, Pink Floyd and more– watch below.

Pink Floyd & Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins perform “Wish You Were Here”

There are currently over 200 videos available to stream on the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame YouTube channel, with new performances being added on a weekly basis. You’ll find unique collaborations such as Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour and Richard Wright performing “Wish You Were Here” with the Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan; Bruce Springsteen and Bob Dylan’s live “Forever Young” collaboration; and Foo Fighters’ teaming up with members of Rush (including the late Neil Peart) for an epic “2112: Overture.”

Rush & Foo Fighters perform “2112: Overture” at the 2013 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Along with an overabundance of incredible live performances, reunions and collaborations, you’ll find an awesome collection of induction speeches, like this hilarious retrospective from Steve Tyler and Joe Perry remembering what it was like coming up in the shadow of the almighty Led Zeppelin – so in awe of the band, they couldn’t even get mad at them for stealing their girlfriends!

Aerosmith induct Led Zeppelin Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductions 1995

The 2020 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony was due to take place on May 2nd, but has now been postponed until November 7 at Cleveland’s Public Auditorium. The likes of Whitney Houston, The Notorious B.I.G., Nine Inch Nails, Depeche Mode, T Rex, and The Doobie Brothers are all set to be inducted into the Hall for what will be the 35th annual event.

Until then, enjoy catching up on all the action from past events! Like this 18-minutes of all-out power from members of Led Zeppelin and Aerosmith who joined forces at the 1995 induction ceremony to perform an incredible six-song set that included “Train Kept a Rollin'”, “For Your Love”, “Bring It On Home”, “Reefer Headed Woman”, “Boogie Chillen” and “Baby Please Don't Go: at the 1995 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

Led Zeppelin & Aerosmith perform at the 1995 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

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