Watch This: Music show ‘Midnight Special’ on DVD

Updated Jun 8, 2015
Aerosmith on “The Midnight Special” in 1978.

For music fans of a certain age, The Midnight Special was a weekly late night dose of rock ‘n roll on TV.  This newly-released three-disc set of DVDs has more than four hours of performances from the popular live show, including music by everyone from Jim Croce, Steely Dan and Heart. It also has comedy by such legendary smart-mouths like George Carlin, Richard Pryor, Steve Martin and Joan Rivers. From February of 1973 to May of 1981, The Midnight Special followed the Friday episode of The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson. $17.99 at Amazon.