Time of Their Lives: Green Day's 22 Biggest Days

As the punk rockers prepare to enter the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, we look back at the memorable moments that helped get them there

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Live From New York

"They can't wait to begin," commented Conan O'Brien as waves of feedback threatened to drown out his introduction of Green Day for their first ever network TV performance. On March 16th, 1994, the band blasted through a super-charged version of "Welcome to Paradise" on Late Night With Conan O'Brien, and they were only getting started: Roughly three months later they tore through "Basket Case" on the Late Show With David Letterman, and on December 3rd they barnstormed Saturday Night Live with "When I Come Around" and "Geek Stink Breath," playing the latter almost a year before its release on Insomniac.

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