Film and TV

The Midnight Special launches YouTube Channel offering classic performances by iconic artists

The iconic TV show, The Midnight Special, has launched a YouTube channel for its 50th anniversary, offering classic rock performances from renowned artists, such as David Bowie, Fleetwood Mac, and Tina Turner. 

The Midnight Special, a legendary American TV show that aired for 450 episodes from 1973 to 1981, has just launched its own YouTube channel, marking its 50th anniversary. 

At a time when most TV broadcasters shut down their programming well before midnight, The Midnight Special was a trailblazer, offering live music performances in front of a live audience with no lip-syncing. 

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This innovative approach created an intimate and energetic atmosphere that’s clearly evident in the show’s clips, many of which have become defining moments in the careers of the artists featured. From Tina Turner’s ferocious energy to Fleetwood Mac‘s soaring harmonies, The Midnight Special’s ability to showcase the best of classic rock is unmatched. 

The channel promises to deliver a treasure trove of classic rock performances and interviews that have never been officially available on the platform before. The launch includes a wide range of iconic clips from David Bowie, Marianne Faithful, Rod Stewart, and many more, showcasing the show’s groundbreaking and revolutionary approach to live musical performances. 

With Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Kiss, Elton John, and other huge stars set to follow, this YouTube channel promises to be a must-watch destination for both long-time fans and a new generation of viewers alike.