The 10 Best Super Bowl Halftime Shows

From the Blues Brothers to Indiana Jones, watch the best mid-game spectacles

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9. Patti LaBelle, Tony Bennett ('Indiana Jones' Theme) - Super Bowl XXIX (1995)

The 1995 Super Bowl halftime show was cheesy to the max – and yet also kind of awesome. The Disney-produced affair was meant to promote a new Indiana Jones ride at Disneyland, so they got a Harrison Ford fill-in to act out an over-the-top action sequence. But it was Patti LaBelle, dressed as a bedazzled Egyptian princess and belting out "Release Yourself" – followed by Tony Bennett swooping in to croon "Caravan" – that turned this performance from shtick to superb.

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