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Most people think of Saturday Night Live and you think of the great comedians of Chevy Chase, Eddie Murphy, and Tina Fey, But Saturday Night Live Rock Stars have been a big thing over the years!

Saturday Night Live

“SNL” debuted on NBC, on October 11, 1975.   Saturday Night Live has aired 932 episodes since its debut.  It’s one of the Longest running network television shows in the United States!  A typical episode of SNL will feature a single host chosen for their popularity or novelty, or because they have a film, album, or other work being released.  The same thing with the Musical guest and there have been many times when the host and the musical did both

Most Appearances On “SNL”

Guests who have hosted five or more times are sometimes referred to as belonging to the 5 Timers Club. Alec Baldwin holds the record for 17 times hosting.  Here are a few notable names:

Steve Martin
Tom Hanks
Billy Murray
Ben Affleck
“The Rock”
Jonah Hill

Movies From Saturday Night Live

The characters of “SNL” have had lots of success with movies coming from the successful skits on “SNL”  Movies Like:

  • Wayne’s World
  • The Blues Brothers
  • Coneheads
  • It’s Pat
  • The Ladies Man
  • Superstar

Saturday Night Live Rock Stars

The list could go on for days when it comes to the rock and pop stars who have played “SNL”   Dave Grohl is the most frequent musical guest, performing on fourteen shows since 19921. Billy Preston and Janis Ian were the first musical guest on “SNL”.

  • AC/DC
  • Bryan Adams
  • Aerosmith
  • Allman Brothers
  • Adam Ant
  • The Cars
  • The Dobbie Brothers

Enjoy some of Rock Music’s biggest names on “SNL.”



  • Pearl Jam

  • Prince

  • Nirvana

  • The Blues Brothers

  • Aerosmith

  • AC/DC

  • Foo Fighters

  • Smashing Pumpkins

  • Elton John

  • Queen


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