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Winehouse, West, Foo Fighters, Tina Turner, Rihanna: Essential Grammy Videos

February 11, 2008 1:12 PM ET

For your viewing pleasure, three-plus hours of so-so Grammy action condensed into five stellar thirty-second clips (plus a bonus video of Winehouse's charming, bewildered acceptance speech).

Click here for photos from the Grammy Awards and here for shots from the big afterparties.

Amy Winehouse gives her "Blake incarcerated" a shout during "You Know I'm No Good":

Rihanna provides Michael Jackson with the perfect moment to stage his Grammys comeback (sadly, it didn't happen):

A peek inside the pyramid: Kanye West passes Daft Punk the spotlight for "Stronger":

Tina Turner and Beyoncé make "Mary" proud:

Foo Fighters burn through "The Pretender" with their John Paul Jones-conducted orchestra:

Winehouse forgets about the live satellite feed for a few minutes after her big win, but who can blame her (it was around 4:00 AM London time by then):

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Everclear | 1996

After his brother and girlfriend both died of drug overdoses, Art Alexakis -- depressed and hooked on drugs himself -- jumped off the Santa Monica Pier in California, determined to die. "It was really stupid," said the Everclear frontman, who would further explore his personal emotional journey in the song "Father of Mine." "I went under the water. Then I said, 'I don't wanna die.'" The song, declaring "Let's swim out past the breakers/and watch the world die," was intended as a manifesto for change, Alexakis said. "Let the world do what it's gonna do and just live on our own."

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