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Greg Kihn Band on Saturday Night Live Do You Have the Video?

GKB on SNLI am trying to locate the complete Saturday Night Live show the Greg Kihn Band was on. It was originally broadcast 13 April 1985. It’s Season 10- episode 18 with Howard Cosell as guest host. We’re coming up on the anniversary soon, and I was thinking about that night- live in front of millions of people. They have a rule on SNL that you have to use the same people who were on the record. So we had legendary saxophonist Steve Douglas, who played on all the Phil Spector hits, play the sax solo on LUCKY. Steve is gone now, but he’s a true hall of famer. We also did THE BOYS WON’T LEAVE THE GIRLS ALONE with Pete Escovido.

I had such a great time in New York that week, and Howard Cosell was so cool to hang out with. We got along fabulously. His dressing room was directly across the hall from ours. For some reason, nobody hung with Howard, except me. We did shots of Old Grandad and he told me about Dandy Don and Frank Gifford and the night John Lennon got shot. He was never out of character. He had the most unmistakable voice of in all of sports. He told me about the great Mohamed Ali fights- the “Thrilla in Manila” and the “Rumble In The Jungle.” I miss Howard. I have great memories of that show. Anyway, I’ve been trying to locate that show but for some reason it’s out of print and unavailable. To get it on YouTube you have to jump through too many hoops and sign up for stuff you don’t want. I started to, but stopped when I felt it got too invasive. Does anybody out there have a copy of that show? I haven’t seen it in 20 years.

Greg Kihn Band – Debut album, Greg Kihn Again and Next Of Kihn Now available from Apple iTunes.

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9 Responses to "Greg Kihn Band on Saturday Night Live Do You Have the Video?"

  1. Jeff Beck says:

    Hmm. Looks like the entire episode is on Netflix minus the band. Royalty issues I guess.

  2. Albert Sims says:

    I hate that they released the first 5 seasons on DVD, then just STOPPED! If they had continued releasing seasons, that season might have been out by now.

  3. I can digitize it for watching

  4. I wish I did, I’d love to see it!

  5. Meg Salyards says:

    It would be awesome if you can get it, Greg! I know I’d love to see it!

  6. Gary Oxley says:

    Ive been trying to find the you-tube of ‘Boys wont’ !!

  7. I love that reoord of yours on EMI alsmost as much as RocKihnroll! What may be your second favorite lp release?

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