One year ago today, the world lost one of the greats when Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, a.k.a. MCA, succumbed to a three-year battle with cancer at age 47. We're celebrating his life and legacy today with Paul's Boutique on repeat, along with a nonstop rotation of YouTube videos featuring Yauch and the rest of the Beastie Boys. Here are a few of our favorites:

In 1987, three (very young!) Beastie Boys gave an interview with a UK television station:

Here they are again in 1987, performing "Brass Monkey" on Soul Train:

Here's a long, but very cool video from the Paul's Boutique release party in 1989 on top of the Capitol Records building in Los Angeles:

In 1992, the Beastie Boys gave an interview in NYC with Yauch dressed up as his alternate ego, Nathanial Hörnblowér.

They hosted MTV's 120 Minutes in 1994:

Here's a video of the Beastie Boys performing at Madison Square Garden:

And here's a 92.3 K-Rock interview with Yauch from 2008:

Other ways to remember MCA today? Head to the newly-dedicated Adam Yauch Park in Brooklyn Heights, check out some Beastie Boys covers from the likes of Jay-Z and Phish or take our walking tour covering the Beastie Boys' old haunts in NYC.