Midnight Special

The Midnight Special Collector’s Edition

Late-night’s original rock & roll show returns in a brand-new DVD set jammed with extras!

Includes collector’s box + booklet + bonus comedy DVD

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Bring home the ’70s greatest artists performing their biggest hits LIVE on The Midnight Special.

The Midnight Special was the first of its kind. The most popular artists of the day, from rock, pop and soul, shared the stage performing their hits LIVE on late-night television – and right in your living room.

This collection contains almost ten hours of incredible performances, 130 songs, PLUS almost five hours of bonus features including brand-new interviews and exclusive featurettes highlighting the history and the legacy of this pioneering TV show. You also get a bonus disc featuring the best comedy from The Midnight Special including Steve Martin, Richard Pryor, George Carlin, Billy Crystal and more.  You'll also receive a 32-page booklet featuring photos and stories about The Midnight Special. Everything comes packaged in a beautiful collector’s box.

Featuring artists like…

  • Tom Petty
  • Aerosmith
  • Alice Cooper
  • Bee Gees
  • Fleetwood Mac
  • The Doobie Brothers
  • Jim Croce
  • Helen Reddy
  • Earth, Wind and Fire
  • KC & the Sunshine Band
  • Heart
  • Neil Sedaka

Disc 1

Featured Artists

  • John Denver
  • Linda Ronstadt
  • The Doobie Brothers
  • Tom Petty
  • Peter Frampton

Bonus Features

  • Interview: Peter Frampton
  • Featurette: Wolfman at Midnight
  • Featurette: Star-Studded Stage Fashion
  • Featurette: The History of The Midnight Special
  Song Title Artist
Take Me Home, Country Roads John Denver
Long, Long Time Linda Ronstadt
Hold Your Head Up Argent
Leaving on a Jet Plane John Denver and Cass Elliott
Taxi Harry Chapin
Don’t It Make My Brown Eyes Blue Crystal Gayle
American Girl Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Feels So Good Chuck Mangione
Listen to Her Heart Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Baby Don’t Get Hooked on Me Mac Davis
Jesus Is Just Alright The Doobie Brothers
Listen to the Music The Doobie Brothers
Me and Mrs. Jones Billy Paul
Show Me the Way Peter Frampton
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down Joan Baez
Medley: She’s Gone/Sara Smile/Rich Girl Hall & Oates

Disc 2

Featured Artists

  • Jim Croce
  • Bee Gees
  • Electric Light Orchestra
  • Fleetwood Mac
  • Alice Cooper

Bonus Features

  • Interview: Alice Cooper
  • Featurette: No Safety Net: Live on TV
  Song Title Artist
Everybody Is a Star Sly & the Family Stone
I Got a Name Jim Croce
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown Jim Croce
Lonely Days The Bee Gees
Love Machine The Miracles
Evil Woman Electric Light Orchestra
Strange Magic Electric Light Orchestra
Love Is Alive Gary Wright
Dream Weaver Gary Wright
Over My Head Fleetwood Mac
Medley: Eighteen/Only Women/Billion Dollar Babies Alice Cooper
My Best Friend’s Girl The Cars
Inmates (We’re All Crazy) Alice Cooper
Hello It’s Me Todd Rundgren
Escape (The Piña Colada Song) Rupert Holmes
Sister Golden Hair America

Disc 3

Featured Artists

  • Aerosmith
  • Barry White
  • Olivia Newton-John
  • LaBelle
  • The Stylistics
  • Rufus featuring Chaka Khan

  Song Title Artist
Lady Marmalade LaBelle
Can’t Get It Out of My Head Electric Light Orchestra
At Seventeen Janis Ian
Lovin’ You Minnie Ripperton
Radar Love Golden Earring
Train Kept A-Rollin’ Aerosmith
Keep on Truckin Eddie Kendricks
Dream On Aerosmith
Tell Me Something Good Rufus featuring Chaka Khan
You Make Me Feel Brand New The Stylistics
Come and Get Your Love Redbone
Can’t Get Enough of Your Love, Babe Barry White
Never Gonna Give You Up Barry White
If You Love Me (Let Me Know) Olivia Newton-John
Y.M.C.A. Village People
Good Times Chic

Disc 4

Featured Artists

  • Blondie
  • Gordon Lightfoot
  • Loggins & Messina
  • Curtis Mayfield
  • Robert Palmer
Bonus Features
  • Interview: Loggins & Messina
  Song Title Artist
Heart of Glass Blondie
Shake Your Groove Thing Peaches & Herb
One Way or Another Blondie
Reunited Peaches & Herb
If You Could Read My Mind Gordon Lightfoot
Midnight at the Oasis Maria Muldaur
Sundown Gordon Lightfoot
Your Mama Don’t Dance Loggins & Messina
Will It Go Round in Circles Billy Preston
Brother Louie Stories
Frankenstein Edgar Winter Group
Superfly Curtis Mayfield
Behind Closed Doors Charlie Rich
Drift Away Dobie Gray
Cisco Kid War
Bad Case of Loving You (Doctor, Doctor) Robert Palmer
It’s a Heartache Bonnie Tyler

Disc 5

Featured Artists

  • KC and the Sunshine Band
  • Gladys Knight & BB King
  • Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles
  • Frankie Valli
  • Neil Sedaka
  • The Hollies
  Song Title Artist
Angie Baby Helen Reddy
Takes Two to Tango Aretha Franklin & Ray Charles
The Thrill Is Gone Gladys Knight & B.B. King
Long Cool Woman (In a Black Dress) The Hollies
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You Frankie Valli
Dance with Me Orleans
Delta Dawn Helen Reddy
Bad Blood Neil Sedaka
Breaking Up Is Hard to Do Neil Sedaka
Love Will Keep Us Together Captain and Tennille with Neil Sedaka
That’s the Way (I Like It) KC & the Sunshine Band
How Can You Mend a Broken Heart The Bee Gees
Baby Hold On Eddie Money
When Will I Be Loved Linda Ronstadt
Midnight Train to Georgia Gladys Knight & The Pips
Devotion Earth, Wind and Fire

Disc 6

Featured Artists

  • Bread
  • The O’Jays
  • Marvin Gaye
  • AC/DC
  • Ted Nugent

Bonus Features

  • Featurette: I Am Woman: Helen Reddy as Host
  Song Title Artist
Make It with You Bread
Lonely Boy Andrew Gold
Rocky Mountain Music Eddie Rabbitt
For the Love of Money The O'Jays
Nothing from Nothing Billy Preston
You Make Me Crazy Sammy Hagar
Jive Talkin’ Bee Gees
To Love Somebody Bee Gees with Helen Reddy
Nights on Broadway Bee Gees
I Am Woman Helen Reddy
Let’s Get It On Marvin Gaye
What’s Going On Marvin Gaye
Cat Scratch Fever Ted Nugent
Sin City AC/DC
You Really Got Me The Kinks

Disc 7

Featured Artists

  • Barry Manilow
  • George Benson & Carlos Santana
  • Earth, Wind & Fire
  • REO Speedwagon
  • Charlie Daniels

  Song Title Artist
Mandy Barry Manilow
Operator (That’s Not the Way It Feels) Jim Croce
It’s a Miracle Barry Manilow
Play That Funky Music Wild Cherry
Fooled Around and Fell in Love Elvin Bishop
Disco Duck Rick Dees
Saturday Night Bay City Rollers
Moondance George Benson, Van Morrison, Carlos Santana, Etta James, Dr. John
I’d Rather Go Blind Etta James and Dr. John
Breezin’ Carlos Santana and George Benson
You’re No Good Linda Ronstadt
Shining Star Earth, Wind and Fire
Something He Can Feel Aretha Franklin
Wildfire Michael Martin Murphey
Get Closer Seals & Crofts
Keep on Loving You REO Speedwagon
The Devil Went Down to Georgia The Charlie Daniels Band

Disc 8

Featured Artists

  • Steely Dan
  • Spinners
  • Glen Campbell
  • Heart
  • Dolly Parton
  • Donna Summer

  Song Title Artist
Do It Again Steely Dan
Could It Be I’m Falling in Love The Spinners
It Never Rains in Southern California Albert Hammond
I’ll Be Around The Spinners
Reeling in the Years Steely Dan
Southern Nights Glen Campbell
I’ve Got Love on My Mind Natalie Cole
Torn Between Two Lovers Mary MacGregor
On and On Stephen Bishop
Crazy on You Heart
Jolene Dolly Parton
Grease Frankie Valli
If I Can’t Have You Yvonne Elliman
I Will Always Love You Dolly Parton
Love to Love You Baby Donna Summer
I Will Survive Gloria Gaynor
Sailing Christopher Cross

Disc 9

Hilarious stand-up comedy from some of the greatest comedians of all time, including Richard Pryor, Steve Martin, Billy Crystal and more!

Featured Performers

  • Billy Crystal
  • Steve Martin
  • Richard Pryor
  • George Carlin
  • Freddie Prinze
  • David Steinberg

Interview

  • David Steinberg

Disc 10

Over an hour and a half of interviews and newly produced bonus features!

Featurettes
  • The Musical Diversity of The Midnight Special
  • Benson and Frampton Talk Shop

Interviews

  • The O’Jays
  • Eddie Money
  • Melissa Manchester
  • Charlie Daniels
  • Todd Rundgren
  • Frankie Valli 
  • Neil Sedaka

Disc 11

Over an hour and a half of interviews and newly produced bonus features!

Featurettes

  • George Benson: Early Influences
  • What Makes a Song a Hit
  • Behind The Scenes
  • Battle of the Bands
  • The Legacy of The Midnight Special

Interviews

  • Thelma Houston
  • Robert Bell
  • Kevin Cronin
  • Harry Wayne Casey
  • Christopher Cross

Disc 12

DELUXE SET ONLY
Rock And Roll Hall of Fame: Light My Fire

  • 15 performances on 1 DVD, over 90 minutes of bonus features
  • Induction and acceptance speeches
  • Behind-the-scenes footage
  • Rare, never-before-seen rehearsal footage
  Song Title Artist
I Saw Her Standing There Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen And The Rock Hall Jam Band
Sunshine Of Your Love Cream
Oh, Pretty Woman Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band with John Fogerty
Green River John Fogerty & Friends
Light My Fire The Doors
For What It’s Worth Buffalo Springfield
Volunteers Jefferson Airplane
Black Magic Woman/Gypsy Queen Santana
Teach Your Children Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, & James Taylor
Running On Empty Jackson Browne
The Weight The Band
The Promised Land Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
Handle With Care Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood And Dhani Harison
While My Guitar Gently Weeps Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood, Dhani Harison And Prince
Let It Be Paul McCartney And The Rock Hall Jam Band

Disc 13

DELUXE SET ONLY
Rock And Roll Hall of Fame: Sweet Emotion

  • 14 performances on 1 DVD, over 80 minutes of bonus features
  • Induction and acceptance speeches
  • Behind-the-scenes footage
  • Rare, never-before-seen rehearsal footage
  Song Title Artist
Wake Up Little Susie The Everly Brothers
Honky Tonk Woman Mick Jagger, Tina Turner And The Rock Hall Jam Band
Woodstock Crosby, Stills & Nash
Wooden Ships Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Man On The Moon R.E.M. with Eddie Vedder
Sweet Emotion Aerosmith With Kid Rock
Tush ZZ Top
Highway To Hell AC/DC
Master of Puppets Metallica
Tenth Avenue Freeze-Out Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
Pride (In The Name Of Love) U2
All Along The Watchtower The Rock Hall Jam Band
(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction Mick Jagger, Bruce Springsteen And The Rock Hall Jam Band

Disc 14

DELUXE SET ONLY
Rock And Roll Hall of Fame: Start Me Up

  • 14 performances on 1 DVD, over 85 minutes of bonus features
  • Induction and acceptance speeches
  • Behind-the-scenes footage
  • Rare, never-before-seen rehearsal footage
  Song Title Artist
Won’t Get Fooled Again The Who
American Girl Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd
You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ The Righteous Brothers
Turn! Turn! Turn! - On Deluxe Set The Byrds
California Dreamin’ The Mamas & The Papas
Born Under A Bad Sign Cream
Dear Mr. Fantasy Traffic
Landslide Stevie Nicks And Lindsey Buckingham
Say You Love Me Fleetwood Mac
Tie Your Mother Down Queen With Dave Grohl And Taylor Hawkins
Only The Good Die Young Billy Joel
Start Me Up Mick Jagger And The Rock Hall Jam Band
Pink Houses John Mellencamp
I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For U2 with Bruce Springsteen

Disc 15

DELUXE SET ONLY
Rock And Roll Hall of Fame: Come Together

  • 12 performances on 1 DVD, over 110 minutes of bonus features
  • Induction and acceptance speeches
  • Behind-the-scenes footage
  • Rare, never-before-seen rehearsal footage
  Song Title Artist
Blitzkrieg Bop Green Day
Call Me Blondie
(What’s So Funny ‘Bout) Peace, Love And Understanding Elvis Costello & Imposters
Come Together Bruce Springsteen And Axl Rose
Roadhouse Blues The Doors With Eddie Vedder
Who’ll Stop The Rain John Fogerty & Friends
Crossroads Cream
The Pretender Jackson Browne
Because The Night Patti Smith Group
People Have The Power Patti Smith Group
Be-Bop-A-Lula Johnny Lang And Jeff Beck
People Get Ready Jeff Beck

Disc 16

DELUXE SET ONLY
Rock And Roll Hall of Fame: Message of Love

  • 13 performances on 1 DVD, over 95 minutes of bonus features
  • Induction and acceptance speeches
  • Behind-the-scenes footage
  • Rare, never-before-seen rehearsal footage
  Song Title Artist
Substitute The Who And The Rock Hall Jam Band
Pinball Wizard The Who
Piece Of My Heart Melissa Etheridge
Fire And Rain James Taylor
Massachussetts The Bee Gees
You Should Be Dancing The Bee Gees
Small Town John Mellencamp
Thing Called Love Bonnie Raitt With Melissa Etheridge And Bruce Hornsby
Message Of Love The Pretenders
My City Was Gone The Pretenders
Precious The Pretenders
Iron Man Metallica
Free Bird Lynyrd Skynyrd

Disc 17

DELUXE SET ONLY
The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame: The Concert for the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame

  • 11 performances on 1 DVD
  • Induction and acceptance speeches
  • Behind-the-scenes footage
  • Rare, never-before-seen rehearsal footage
  Song Title Artist
R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A. John Mellencamp
It’s My Life Eric Burdon And Bon Jovi
(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman Aretha Franklin
Sweet Jane Lou Reed And Soul Asylum
Midnight Rider The Allman Brothers Band With Sheryl Crow
All Day And All Of The Night The Kinks
The Battle Of Evermore Ann And Nancy Wilson
Fortunate Son John Fogerty With Booker T. & The MG's
I Got You (I Feel Good) James Brown
Tired of Being Alone Al Green
A Change Is Gonna Come Al Green

Disc 18

DELUXE SET ONLY
The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Concert: Day 1

Enjoy the first day of the most incredible concert of the century. Tom Hanks introduces legends including Jerry Lee Lewis, James Taylor, Smokey Robinson, Jeff Beck, Sting, Dion, Simon and Garfunkel, Aretha Franklin,  Crosby, Stills & Nash and more.

  Song Title Artist
Great Balls of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis
Woodstock Crosby, Stills & Nash
Almost Cut My Hair Crosby, Stills & Nash
Love Has No Pride Crosby, Stills & Nash with Bonnie Raitt
The Pretender Crosby, Stills & Nash with Jackson Browne
For Once in My Life Stevie Wonder
The Tracks of My Tears Stevie Wonder with Smokey Robinson
The Way You Make Me Feel Stevie Wonder with John Legend
The Thrill Is Gone Stevie Wonder with B.B. King
Higher Ground/Roxanne Stevie Wonder with Sting
Superstition Stevie Wonder with Jeff Beck
Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard Crosby, Stills & Nash
You Can Call Me Al Paul Simon
Here Comes the Sun Paul Simon with David Crosby and Graham Nash
The Wanderer Paul Simon with Dion DiMuccis
Two People in the World Little Anthony & the Imperials
The Sounds of Silence Simon & Garfunkel
The Boxer Simon & Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon & Garfunkel
Baby I Love You Aretha Franklin
Don’t Play That Song (You Lied) Aretha Franklin
Chain of Fools Aretha Franklin w/ Annie Lennox

Disc 19

DELUXE SET ONLY
The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Concert: Day 2

The music continues with day two of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 25th Anniversary Concert. Incredible artists light up the stage including Metallica, Ozzy Osborne, U2, Bruce Springsteen, Mick Jagger, Fergie, Jeff Beck, Billy Joel, John Fogerty and more.

  Song Title Artist
For Whom the Bell Tolls Metallica
Sweet Jane Lou Reed And Soul Asylum
Iron Man Metallica with Ozzy Osbourne
All Day and All of the Night Metallica with Ray Davies
Enter Sandman Metallica
Vertigo U2
Magnificent U2
Because the Night U2 with Bruce Springsteen, Patti Smith and Roy Bitton
I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For U2 with Bruce Springsteen
Gimme Shelter U2 with Mick Jagger, Fergie and WILL I AM
Stuck in a Moment You Can’t Get Out Of U2 with Mick Jagger
Beautiful Day U2
People Get Ready Jeff Beck with Sting
Let Me Love You Baby Jeff Beck with Sting
Foxey Lady Jimi Hendrix
A Day in the Life Jeff Beck
Hold On I’m Coming Sam & Dave
The Ghost of Tom Joad Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band with Tom Morello
Fortunate Son Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band with John Fogerty
Oh, Pretty Woman Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band with John Fogerty
Jungleland Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
A Fine Fine Boy Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band with Darlene Love
New York State of Mind Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
Born to Run Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band with Billy Joel
Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher and Higher Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band with Darlene Love, John Fogerty, Sam Moore, Billy Joel and Tom Morello

Disc 20

DELUXE SET ONLY
The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame: BONUS DVD

On this bonus DVD, enjoy additional and extended performances by James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, John Legend Metallica, Simon & Garfunkel, UT, Jeff Beck, Ozzy Osborne, Bruce Springsteen, and more.

  Song Title Artist
Mexico James Taylor
Teach Your Children Bonnie Raitt, Jackson Browne, & James Taylor
Uptight Everything’s Alright Stevie Wonder
I Was Made to Love Her Stevie Wonder
Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours Stevie Wonder
Mercy Mercy Me Stevie Wonder with John Legend
Mrs Robinson Simon & Garfunkel
Turn The Page Metallica
Iron Man Metallica with Ozzy Osbourne
Mysterious Ways U2
Where Is the Love U2 with The Black Eyed Peas
Freeway Jam Jeff Beck
Big Block Jeff Beck
London Calling Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
Your Love Keeps Lifting Me Higher and Higher Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band with Darlene Love, John Fogerty, Sam Moore, Billy Joel and Tom Morello

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