'Saturday Night Live' Rocks: 25 Greatest Musical Performances

From Nirvana to Queen, we rank the 25 greatest musical performances in the history of 'Saturday Night Live'

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Patti Smith Group: April 17th, 1976

20. Patti Smith Group: April 17th, 1976

Only in the Seventies: On a night when Gerald Ford's press secretary, Ron Nessen, hosted, Smith brought the punk scene brewing at CBGB to 30 Rock. Soon Gilda Radner would be spoofing Smith with her punk character Candy Slice. "My band thought it was hilarious," said Smith.

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