The Top 8 Saturday Night Live Classic Rock Skits

By Brock Swinson | Monday Monday Staff -    2018-04-09

There are a ton of classic-rock-inspired musical skits on Saturday Night Live, but some are drastically better than others. In the skits below, some of these shorts include rockers like Dave Grohl and Aerosmith, while others simply poke fun at the classic rock musicians and their quirky habits.

Wayne’s World 2, Mike Myers, Dana Carvey, 1993 | Photo NBC

Among the many options of SNL classic rock skits, our favorites include Punk Band, The Prince Show, the Bee Gees, Eddie Murphy as James Brown, Rolling Stones Karaoke, and clearly the skits from Wayne’s World and the “More Cowbell” skit that made Will Ferrell a household name.

Since NBC doesn’t allow for all of these skits to be broadcast on YouTube, look for links if there isn’t a video there. In addition, make sure to comment below and let us know if we missed your favorite classic rock skit from Saturday Night Live.

Make sure to look for classic rock artists Dave Grohl, Mick Jagger, and Aerosmith below.

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Brock Swinson

Brock Swinson is the author of 'How Hollywood Screenwriters Annihilate Writer's Block,' which includes advice from Aaron Sorkin, William Monahan, and Cary Fukunaga. Get it for free or listen to interviews at the "Creative Principles with Brock Swinson" podcast on the website above.

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