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  1. Folk & Bluegrass: Crosby, Stills & Nash at Winterland, '73 Folk & Bluegrass Crosby, Stills & Nash at Winterland, '73 Winterland Oct 7, 1973 Folk & Bluegrass: Crosby, Stills & Nash at Winterland, '73 Winterland | Oct 7, 1973

    British-born Graham Nash, who turns 74 today, joins his colleagues David Crosby and Stephen Stills in a stripped-down trio setting.

  2. Country: Jethro Burns at Amazingrace, '74 Country Jethro Burns at Amazingrace, '74 Amazingrace Jan 11, 1974 Country: Jethro Burns at Amazingrace, '74 Amazingrace | Jan 11, 1974

    The mandolin ace and comedian, who died on this day in 1989, plays "Hart-Brake Motel" "Magic Fingers" and "Good Old Country Farm."

  3. Indie: Cymbals Eat Guitars at Daytrotter, '09 Indie Cymbals Eat Guitars at Daytrotter, '09 Daytrotter Studio Nov 18, 2009 Indie: Cymbals Eat Guitars at Daytrotter, '09 Daytrotter Studio | Nov 18, 2009

    The indie band, named after a Lou Reed quote describing the Velvet Underground's sound, plays tunes from Why There Are Mountains.

  4. Rock: NEW: Atlanta Rhythm Section in NYC, '81 Rock NEW: Atlanta Rhythm Section in NYC, '81 Savoy Oct 27, 1981 Rock: NEW: Atlanta Rhythm Section in NYC, '81 Savoy | Oct 27, 1981

    The Southern rockers from Doraville, Georgia play their hit "Champagne Jam" and cover the Classics IV's "Spooky" in this set from the Savoy.

  5. Folk & Bluegrass: Leftover Salmon at Black Oak Ranch Folk & Bluegrass Leftover Salmon at Black Oak Ranch Black Oak Ranch Sep 5, 1998 Folk & Bluegrass: Leftover Salmon at Black Oak Ranch Black Oak Ranch | Sep 5, 1998

    The Boulder-based alt-bluegrass band plays "Ask the Fish," "Wake and Bake," "Funky Mountain Fogdown" and other tunes from Euphoria.

  6. Rock: Edgar Winter Group in Pittsburgh, '72 Rock Edgar Winter Group in Pittsburgh, '72 Syria Mosque Theater Nov 3, 1972 Rock: Edgar Winter Group in Pittsburgh, '72 Syria Mosque Theater | Nov 3, 1972

    The keyboardist-singer premieres his instrumental hit "Frankenstein," digs into deep blues on "Tobacco Road" and rocks "Long Tall Sally."

  7. Jazz: John Handy Quintet at Newport, '67 Jazz John Handy Quintet at Newport, '67 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 1, 1967 Jazz: John Handy Quintet at Newport, '67 Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 1, 1967

    The saxophonist premieres his epic suite "Tears Of Ole Miss (Anatomy of a Riot)," which features 21-year-old guitar sensation Pat Martino.

  8. Folk & Bluegrass: Vassar Clements' Bluegrass Swing Folk & Bluegrass Vassar Clements' Bluegrass Swing SUNY New Paltz May 9, 1976 Folk & Bluegrass: Vassar Clements' Bluegrass Swing SUNY New Paltz | May 9, 1976

    The 'newgrass' fiddler brings a jazzy flair to such bluegrass staples as "Uncle Pen," "Rocky Top" and "Orange Blossom Special" in this 1976 set.

  9. Jazz: Stan Getz Quartet at Avery Fisher Hall, '74 Jazz Stan Getz Quartet at Avery Fisher Hall, '74 Avery Fisher Hall Jul 4, 1974 Jazz: Stan Getz Quartet at Avery Fisher Hall, '74 Avery Fisher Hall | Jul 4, 1974

    The tenor sax great, who was born on this day in 1927, delivers his golden tones on Jobim's "Desafinado" and Chick Corea's "La Fiesta."

  10. Rock: NEW: Bow Wiow Wow in Boston, '83 Rock NEW: Bow Wiow Wow in Boston, '83 Channel Jan 8, 1983 Rock: NEW: Bow Wiow Wow in Boston, '83 Channel | Jan 8, 1983

    Annabelle Lwin squeals over the churning burundi beats of "C30 C60 C90 Go!," "Giant Size Baby Thing" and a remake of "I Want Candy."

  11. Rock: The Who at the Fillmore East, '68 Rock The Who at the Fillmore East, '68 Fillmore East Apr 6, 1968 Rock: The Who at the Fillmore East, '68 Fillmore East | Apr 6, 1968

    The proto-punk band plays "Happy Jack," "Summertime Blues" and "My Generation" in their first appearance at the fabled NYC rock palace.

  12. Jazz: Video: Joshua Redman at Newport, '05 Jazz Video: Joshua Redman at Newport, '05 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 14, 2005 Jazz: Video: Joshua Redman at Newport, '05 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 14, 2005 watch video

    The tenor sax star brings his stellar quintet to George Wein's annual bash to play "Shut Your Mouth" and other tunes from his Momentum.

  13. Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Exene Cervenka at SXSW Folk & Bluegrass Video: Exene Cervenka at SXSW Outdoor Stage On Sixth Mar 17, 2011 Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Exene Cervenka at SXSW Outdoor Stage On Sixth | Mar 17, 2011 watch video

    The former frontwoman of the '80s L.A. punk band X, who reinvented herself as a folk singer, performs "Already in Love" and "Run Devil Run."

  14. Rock: Boz Scaggs at the Fillmore West, '71 Rock Boz Scaggs at the Fillmore West, '71 Fillmore West Jun 30, 1971 Rock: Boz Scaggs at the Fillmore West, '71 Fillmore West | Jun 30, 1971

    The soulful singer performs "Loan Me a Dime," "Hollywood Blues" and "Country Girl" then jams with guests Elvin Bishop and Taj Mahal.

  15. Blues: Charlie Musselwhite in Berkeley, '98 Blues Charlie Musselwhite in Berkeley, '98 Berkeley Community Theatre May 15, 1998 Blues: Charlie Musselwhite in Berkeley, '98 Berkeley Community Theatre | May 15, 1998

    The venerable blues harpist-singer, who turns 72 today, accompanies himself on guitar on "Lonesome in My Bedroom" in this solo set.

  16. Rock: Lloyd Cole & the Commotions in Atlanta, '85 Rock Lloyd Cole & the Commotions in Atlanta, '85 Atlanta, GA Apr 4, 1985 Rock: Lloyd Cole & the Commotions in Atlanta, '85 Atlanta, GA | Apr 4, 1985

    The British singer-songwriter, who turns 55 today, fronts the band on "Pretty Skin" and "Forest Fire" from their debut album, Rattlesnakes.

  17. Rock: A Phil Collins Birthday Playlist Rock A Phil Collins Birthday Playlist Rock: A Phil Collins Birthday Playlist Phil Collins playlist

    The multi-faceted musician and composer, who turns 65 today, fronts Genesis and leads his own group in these concerts from 1976 to 1983.

  18. Jazz: A Salute to Roy Eldridge Jazz A Salute to Roy Eldridge New Orleans Apr 1, 1977 Jazz: A Salute to Roy Eldridge New Orleans | Apr 1, 1977

    The great trumpeter known as "Little Jazz" was born on this day in 1911. Hear him play his signature song "Let Me Off Uptown" in 1977.

  19. Rock: R.I.P. Paul Kantner Rock R.I.P. Paul Kantner Rock: R.I.P. Paul Kantner A Jefferson Airplane playlist

    The founding member and guitarist of Jefferson Airplane died Thursday at age 74. Hear him with the classic '60s band in a two-hour playlist.

  20. Rock: Paul Kantner & the Jefferson Starhip Rock Paul Kantner & the Jefferson Starhip Rock: Paul Kantner & the Jefferson Starhip Jefferson Starship playlist

    Hear the late guitarist and founding member of the Jefferson Airplane make the transition through the '70s, '80s and '90s with the Starship.

  21. Folk & Bluegrass: Paul Kantner's Wooden Ships at McCabe's Folk & Bluegrass Paul Kantner's Wooden Ships at McCabe's McCabes Oct 26, 1991 Folk & Bluegrass: Paul Kantner's Wooden Ships at McCabe's McCabes | Oct 26, 1991

    The guitarist and singer famous for his influential electric sounds performs unplugged in the intimate Santa Monica guitar store in 1991.

  22. Interviews: Reminiscing With Paul Kantner Interviews Reminiscing With Paul Kantner Dec 14, 1982 Interviews: Reminiscing With Paul Kantner Dec 14, 1982

    The co-founder of the Jefferson Airplane talks about his relationship with Grace Slick and their daughter China in this '82 interview.

  23. Rock: The KBC Band at the Ritz, '87 Rock The KBC Band at the Ritz, '87 Ritz Apr 3, 1987 Rock: The KBC Band at the Ritz, '87 Ritz | Apr 3, 1987

    Paul Kantner joins his Jefferson Airplane bandmates Marty Balin and Jorma Kaukonen on something old and something new in a 1-hour set.

  24. Rock: A Tribute to Chris Kenner Rock A Tribute to Chris Kenner Rock: A Tribute to Chris Kenner Chris Kenner playlist

    Wilson Picket, Ike & Tina, John Hall and others pay tribute to the New Orleans singer-songwriter, who passed away on this day 40 years ago.

  25. Indie: Video: Sons of Bill in Charlotte, 2014 Indie Video: Sons of Bill in Charlotte, 2014 Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne Sep 29, 2014 Indie: Video: Sons of Bill in Charlotte, 2014 Aloft Charlotte Ballantyne | Sep 29, 2014 watch video

    Brothers Sam, Abe and James Wilson lead the Virginia-based band on "Bad Dancer" and other tunes from Love & Logic in this Paste session.

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  1. Jazz: Johnny Griffin at the Village Vanguard, '81 Jazz Johnny Griffin at the Village Vanguard, '81 Village Vanguard Jun 25, 1981 Jazz: Johnny Griffin at the Village Vanguard, '81 Village Vanguard | Jun 25, 1981

    The tenor sax great performs his ode to Thelonious, "A Monk's Dream," in this swinging set from the hallowed Greenwich Village nightclub.

  2. Comedy: Video: Flying Karamazov Bros. in Oakland Comedy Video: Flying Karamazov Bros. in Oakland Oakland Auditorium Dec 31, 1981 Comedy: Video: Flying Karamazov Bros. in Oakland Oakland Auditorium | Dec 31, 1981 watch video

    The multi-faceted new vaudevillians from Santa Cruz perform their death-defying (and hilarious) juggling routines in this 1981 set.

  3. Rock: NEW: Pousette-Dart Band on Rhode Island Rock NEW: Pousette-Dart Band on Rhode Island Sir Morgan's Cove Nov 8, 1979 Rock: NEW: Pousette-Dart Band on Rhode Island Sir Morgan's Cove | Nov 8, 1979

    Guitarist-singer Jon Pousette-Dart leads the pop-rock group on "Long Legs," "Gotta Get Away" and other tunes from Never Enough.

  4. Rock: Video: Cowboy Junkies at Newport, '08 Rock Video: Cowboy Junkies at Newport, '08 Centrum Sep 24, 1982 Rock: Video: Cowboy Junkies at Newport, '08 Centrum | Sep 24, 1982

    Singer Margo Timmins, who turns 55 today, leads the Canadian band on "Miles From Our Home" and "My Little Basquiat" at the Folk Festival.

  5. Indie: Video: Ancient Cities at Charlotte Aloft Indie Video: Ancient Cities at Charlotte Aloft Aloft Charlotte Oct 2, 2014 Indie: Video: Ancient Cities at Charlotte Aloft Aloft Charlotte | Oct 2, 2014 watch video

    The Charlotte, North Carolina-based psych-folk-rock band performs "Edie Sedgwick," "Velvethead" and "Wild" in this 2014 Paste session.

  6. Jazz: A Bobby Hutcherson Birthday Playlist Jazz A Bobby Hutcherson Birthday Playlist Jazz: A Bobby Hutcherson Birthday Playlist Bobby Hutcherson playlist

    The legendary vibraphonist turns 75 today. Hear him at at Vibes Workshop and with the John Handy Quartet at Newport '67.

  7. Folk & Bluegrass: Remembering Pete Seeger Folk & Bluegrass Remembering Pete Seeger New England College Nov 22, 1972 Folk & Bluegrass: Remembering Pete Seeger New England College | Nov 22, 1972

    The iconic folk singer and environmentalist, who died on this day in 2014, performs "Garbage," about the perils of pollution, in a '72 set.

  8. Rock: NEW: Aldo Nova in Worcester, '82 Rock NEW: Aldo Nova in Worcester, '82 Centrum Sep 24, 1982 Rock: NEW: Aldo Nova in Worcester, '82 Centrum | Sep 24, 1982

    The Canadian guitarist-singer-songwriter plays "Hot Love," "Foolin' Yourself" and others from his double platinum self-titled solo debut.

  9. Rock: Happy Birthday, Eddie Van Halen! Rock Happy Birthday, Eddie Van Halen! Rock: Happy Birthday, Eddie Van Halen! Eddie Van Halen playlist

    The guitarist, who turns 61 today, unleashes his fabled chops on an instrumental medley of "Eruption/Spanish Fly/Cathedral" in this playlist.

  10. Indie: Video: Wild Belle in the Hollywood Hills Indie Video: Wild Belle in the Hollywood Hills Hollywood Hills Home Apr 16, 2013 Indie: Video: Wild Belle in the Hollywood Hills Hollywood Hills Home | Apr 16, 2013 watch video

    The Chicago trio plays reggae-ska flavored singles "Keep You" and "Backslider" from their 2013 debut album Isles in this poolside session.

  11. Jazz: Stephane Grappelli Swings the Standards Jazz Stephane Grappelli Swings the Standards Great American Music Hall Mar 20, 1976 Jazz: Stephane Grappelli Swings the Standards Great American Music Hall | Mar 20, 1976

    The French violinist, who was born on this day in 1908, plays "Tea for Two," "Sweet Georgia Brown" and "Lady Be Good" in this 1976 set.

  12. Country: Charlie Louvin's Daytrotter Session Country Charlie Louvin's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Jun 28, 2010 Country: Charlie Louvin's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Jun 28, 2010

    The country icon, a member of the pioneering harmony duo the Louvin Brothers, sings "Cash on the Barrell" and "Darlin' Cory" in this 2010 set.

  13. Rock: New Release: April Wine in Las Vegas, '81 Rock New Release: April Wine in Las Vegas, '81 Aladdin Theatre Apr 27, 1981 Rock: New Release: April Wine in Las Vegas, '81 Aladdin Theatre | Apr 27, 1981

    The Canadian rockers play "Big City Girls" and other tunes from Nature of the Beast and also cover King Crimson's "21st Century Schizoid Man."

  14. Rock: NEW: Blue Oyster Cult Burnin' for You Rock NEW: Blue Oyster Cult Burnin' for You Centrum Sep 24, 1982 Rock: NEW: Blue Oyster Cult Burnin' for You Centrum | Sep 24, 1982

    The long Island-based rockers play their hits "Godzilla," "Hot Rails To Hell" and "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" in this 1982 set from Worcester.

  15. Indie: Video: Jukebox the Ghost at Aloft Indie Video: Jukebox the Ghost at Aloft Aloft Brooklyn Oct 15, 2014 Indie: Video: Jukebox the Ghost at Aloft Aloft Brooklyn | Oct 15, 2014 watch video

    Pianist-singer Ben Thornewill leads the D.C. power pop trio on "Postcard," "The Great Unknown" and others in this set from Brooklyn.

  16. Blues: Sleepy John Estes at Avery Fisher Hall, '74 Blues Sleepy John Estes at Avery Fisher Hall, '74 Avery Fisher Hall Jun 30, 1974 Blues: Sleepy John Estes at Avery Fisher Hall, '74 Avery Fisher Hall | Jun 30, 1974

    The country blues guitarist with the high crying vocals joins harmonica ace Hammie Nixon on "Rats in My Kitchen" and "President Kennedy."

  17. Jazz: Benny Golson With the Jazztet Jazz Benny Golson With the Jazztet Newport Jazz Festival Jun 30, 1960 Jazz: Benny Golson With the Jazztet Newport Jazz Festival | Jun 30, 1960

    The hard bop legend, who turns 87 today, delivers the hip spoken word intro to "Killer Joe" in this swinging set from the 1960 Newport Jazzfest.

  18. Rock: The Smashing Pumpkins at Tramps, '99 Rock The Smashing Pumpkins at Tramps, '99 Tramps Apr 14, 1999 Rock: The Smashing Pumpkins at Tramps, '99 Tramps | Apr 14, 1999

    Guitarist-singer-songwriter Billy Corgan leads the band on "The Imploding Voice" and new tunes from Machina/The Machines of God

  19. Rock: Warren Zevon in Philly, 1980 Rock Warren Zevon in Philly, 1980 Tower Theater Apr 22, 1980 Rock: Warren Zevon in Philly, 1980 Tower Theater | Apr 22, 1980

    The enigmatic "Excitable Boy," born on this day in 1947, performs "Werewolves of London" and his ode to quirky Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee.

  20. Blues: Remembering John Belushi Blues Remembering John Belushi Winterland Dec 31, 1978 Blues: Remembering John Belushi Winterland | Dec 31, 1978 watch video

    The late comedian, who would've turned 67 today, plays "Joliet" Jake Blues to Dan Aykroyd's Elwood Blues in this Blues Brothers set from '78.

  21. Rock: Cheap Trick at Tramps, '94 Rock Cheap Trick at Tramps, '94 Tramps Sep 20, 1994 Rock: Cheap Trick at Tramps, '94 Tramps | Sep 20, 1994

    Singer Robin Zander, who turns 63 today, leads the power pop group on "I Want You To Want Me" and a cover of "Magical Mystery Tour."

  22. Jazz: A Gary Burton Birthday Playlist Jazz A Gary Burton Birthday Playlist Jazz: A Gary Burton Birthday Playlist Gary Burton playlist

    The vibraphonist-educator turns 73 today. Hear him with Stan Getz at Newport '64 and leading his own groundbreaking quartet in 1967.

  23. Rock: Journey Introduces Steve Perry Rock Journey Introduces Steve Perry Palladium May 28, 1978 Rock: Journey Introduces Steve Perry Palladium | May 28, 1978

    The singer, who turns 67 today, premieres with the San Francisco band on "Wheel in the Sky" and other tunes from Infinity in this '78 set.

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