Have a laugh with Robin Williams performing during Bill Graham's memorial concert in Golden Gate Park from 1991.
Hosts Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith welcome the Band, Stephen Stills, Dr. John, and Bob Dylan to the White House South Lawn.
Their entire catalog is available on iTunes for the first time today, now hear the Bon Scott-fronted band drive this '79 Maryland audience into a frenzy.
The avant garde icon concludes this daring, unaccompanied alto sax set at the Great American Music Hall with Trane's "Giant Steps."
The Mississippi bluesman sings, plays guitar and harmonica on "Lonesome in My Bedroom" and "If I Should Have Bad Luck" in '98.
Front-woman Luisa Black fronts the Jesus and Mary Chain-inspired trio on raw, distortion-laced tunes from Tiger Songs and Nom de Guerre.
19-year-old U.K. rapper Bradley "Blizzard" Green, Manchester's answer to Eninem, delivers his rapid-fire raps at 2KHz Studios in 2013.
The ABB plays classics like "Jessica," "Whipping Post" along with new tunes from Enlightened Rogues in this New Year's Eve set from '79.
Perhaps the most covered artist of all time, especially live in concert. Hear why with this sublime collection of performances.
This fascinating video filmed at KQED-TV in San Francisco intersperses interview and performance footage featuring Janis Joplin.
The Allman Brothers Band guitarist premieres tunes from his debut album as a leader, Tales of Ordinary Madness, in this 1992 set.
This 1983 performance from Michael Bolton leaves the ballads behind in favor of a more powerful rock sound.
Even in black and white, the Minneapolis-born funkateer exudes purple-ness. Watch him whip this Capitol Theatre audience into a frenzy.
The Texas-born "Cosmic Cowboy" performs his crossover hit "Wildfire" and alt-country tunes like "Geronimo's Cadillac" in this 1986 concert.
The late flutist-composer was a dedicated bebopper who became a world music trailblazer. Hear a sampling of his pan-global jazz from Newport.
The irascible guitarist-composer-satirist discusses Alban Berg, Elliott Carter, Charles Ives, the Beatles and his Bongo Fury in a '75 interview.
Hear a playlist of groups over the years that ate their turkey backstage before going on to perform vibrant sets despite the trytophan.
This recording before a small in-studio audience in 1974 will be a revelation to long time fans as it captures the band long before they had a record deal.
The Cambridge, Massachusetts group performs "Mule Skinner Biues," "Gone Home" and a bluegrass version of the Beatles' "Paperback Writer."
Today in 1997, Hooker earned his Walk of Fame star for performances like this 1960 Newport Jazz Fest set.
The young sax monster is unleashed on "Lester Leaps In," "Body and Soul" and other tunes from his fourth album, Conversin' With the Elders.
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Elizabeth Ziman delivers haunting, melancholic songs from Taller Children and Like It Never Happened.
Even though he was only a presenter, Prince won for looking the funkiest. Hear him and his band cut loose at a late night jam session in 1998.
Tom Scholz & Brad Delp light up their home state with a reconfigured version of the legendary band on this massively successful '87 tour.
From scoring Apocalypse Now to their songwriting process, Hart and Garcia discuss all things Dead.
Hear Freddie Hubbard, George Benson, Gerry Mulligan, Elvin Jones, Roy Haynes and others at this 1973 Radio City Music Hall concert.
The prolific singer-songwriter performs "The Three Great Stimulants" and "Hejira" in this Amnesty International benefit concert.
Guitarist Johnny and keyboardist Edgar sit in with the king of the blues on "Going Down Slow" in this '78 set from New York's The Bottiom Line.
Michael Stipe leads the band on acoustic versions of "Losing My Religion," "Man on the Moon" and "Country Feedback" in 1998.
The late soul music icon was born on his day in 1942. See him perform tunes from the soundtrack of the popular 1972 blaxploitation film.
The conceptual artist-vocalist-beatbox master morphs from evangelist preacher to radio DJ to Cockney soundman in this 2011 session.
This Date in Vault History (8/13/77): Commander Cody brought his boogie-woogie country-rock to New York in support of his Midnight Man album.
The Allman Brothers Band leader kicked off a 10-night run Sunday at NYC's City Winery. Hear him on his I'm No Angel tour from 1987.
The guitarist-singer, whose Into the Sun drops this week, performs "Help the Poor" with his Blue Line band at Osaka's Festival Hall.
Celebrate one of the great collections of voices popular music has ever heard with this Staple Singers' show from the 1968 Hampton Jazz Fest.
The prog-metal stalwarts play hit after hit in this raucous homecoming show from their Grace Under Pressure tour in 1984.
The Metallica bassist discusses the making of the Jaco Pastorius documentary he produced and financed over the course of six years.
The iconic power-pop band performs material from Dream Police along with their hits "Surrender" and "I Want You To Want Me."
The Jamaican reggae band plays its hits "Bad Boys" and "Sweat (A La La La La Long)" and other one-drop numbers from Bad to the Bone in '93.
The band premieres tunes from American Stars 'n Bars and covers material from Zuma and classics like "Southern Man."
One of the most unstable American bands of the 1960s was also one of the most creative, innovative and influential, as evidenced by this show.
Miles collaborates here with lifelong blues devotee Bernie Pearl, brother of Ash Grove owner Ed Pearl, with both men taking cues from Lightinin' Hopkins.
Satchmo headed to Newport Jazz Fest in 1960 and brought his great New Orleans Sound with him. He and the All-Stars are in full form in this set.
The jazz and pop singer performs "Stormy Weather," "If I Only Had a Brain," "Lydia the Tattooed Lady" and others in this 1975 concert.
Hear the prog-rock pioneer in concert as a leader (1975), with Yes (1978) and with Anderson/Bruford/Wakeman/Howe (1989).
The singer-songwriter and full-time barber from Provo, Utah performs "Nirvana, By Kurt Cobain" and tunes from Goodnight Dannii in 2009.
Now an evangelist preacher with a Florida ministry, the outrageous Wayne Cochran could rock a crowd like no other. Hear him in vintage 1971 form.
During the country superstar's most fertile period, he racked up eight consecutive No. 1 records. Hear the songs that made him a legend.