Saturday Night Live has always been as much about satirising it's musical acts as it is about showcasing them.
Performances include the time when fantasy and reality collided as Belushi unleashes his 'dead-on' Joe Cocker impression - right beside a bemused Joe Cocker. Other cast created musical highlights include Steve Martin's "King Tut", Bill Murray's Star Wars sing-a-long lounge act, Phil Hartmans various interpretations of Frank Sinatra, Chris Farley's Chippendales audition (alongside Patrick Swayze) and the pre-film debuts of both the Blues Brothers and Spinal Tap.
Often the musicians would be in on the joke, turning the tables to try a little comedy themselves, as when Aerosmith and Madonna showed up on episodes of Wayne's World. There were also moments of history making musical drama like the shocking episode when Sinead O'Connor capped a breathtaking performance of Bob Marley's "War" by ripping up a photo of the pope.
5 discs, 7 hours, 60 groundbreaking live musical performances including U2, Neil Young, Nirvana, REM, Eric Clapton, Billy Joel, Beck, Garbage, Blues Brothers, Spinal Tap, Aretha Franklin, Queen, Snoop Dogg, Spice Girls, James Brown and many more. These musical moments stand along side legendary comic performances by some of Hollywood's brightest stars including Will Ferrell, Eddie Murphy, Chevy Chase, Steve Martin and John Belushi amongst others.