Concert Vault
  1. Rock: Style Council at the Savoy, 1984 Rock Style Council at the Savoy, 1984 Savoy May 11, 1984 Rock: Style Council at the Savoy, 1984 Savoy | May 11, 1984

    Paul Weller and Mick Talbot lead the British band on hit singles "Speak Like a Child," "Money-Go-Round" and "My Ever Changing Moods."

  2. Indie: Al Kooper Solo at the Record Plant, 1974 Indie Al Kooper Solo at the Record Plant, 1974 Record Plant Oct 23, 1974 Indie: Al Kooper Solo at the Record Plant, 1974 Record Plant | Oct 23, 1974

    Although best know for his work with musicians like Bob Dylan and Mike Bloomfied, Al Kooper proves in this show how powerful he can be on his own.

  3. Blues: New Release: John Hammond's Delta Muse Blues New Release: John Hammond's Delta Muse Waterville Opera House Dec 16, 1973 Blues: New Release: John Hammond's Delta Muse Waterville Opera House | Dec 16, 1973

    The country blues guitarist-singer channels his role models Robert Johnson, Blind WIllie McTell and Son House in this solo set from 1973.

  4. Rock: Barenaked Ladies Unplugged Rock Barenaked Ladies Unplugged Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 17, 1998 Rock: Barenaked Ladies Unplugged Shoreline Amphitheatre | Oct 17, 1998 watch video

    The Canadian band performs acoustic versions of "Brian Wilson," "One Week" and "If I Had $1,000,000" from their 1998 breakout album Stunt.

  5. Indie: Mike Watt at Tramps Indie Mike Watt at Tramps Tramps Apr 28, 1995 Indie: Mike Watt at Tramps Tramps | Apr 28, 1995

    The former founding member of The Minutemen leads his group on "Against the '70s," "Piss-Bottle Man" and "Chinese Firedrill" in a '95 set.

  6. Jazz: Sun Ra Travels the Spaceways Jazz Sun Ra Travels the Spaceways Carnegie Hall Jul 6, 1973 Jazz: Sun Ra Travels the Spaceways Carnegie Hall | Jul 6, 1973

    The avant garde pioneer and innovative bandleader performs his classics "Astro Black" and "Space Is The Place" at Carnegie Hall, 1973.

  7. Rock: Argent Rocks the Palace Rock Argent Rocks the Palace Palace Theatre Nov 7, 1973 Rock: Argent Rocks the Palace Palace Theatre | Nov 7, 1973

    The British band led by keyboardist Rod Argent plays their classics "Hold Your Head Up" and "God Gave Rock and Roll to You" in 1973.

  8. Rock: Mr. Mister at the Ritz, '85 Rock Mr. Mister at the Ritz, '85 Ritz Dec 14, 1985 Rock: Mr. Mister at the Ritz, '85 Ritz | Dec 14, 1985 watch video

    Bassist-singer Richard Page leads the pop group on their hit "Broken Wings" and other tunes from their album Welcome to the Real World.

  9. Rock: Joe Walsh Barnstorms Univeristy of Texas Rock Joe Walsh Barnstorms Univeristy of Texas University Of Texas Sep 24, 1973 Rock: Joe Walsh Barnstorms Univeristy of Texas University Of Texas | Sep 24, 1973

    Fresh off his departure from the James Gang, Joe Walsh delivers this stirring performance with Barnstorm, including his soon-to-be hit "Rocky Mountain High."

  10. Interviews: Joe Cocker's Stories from the Road Interviews Joe Cocker's Stories from the Road Jul 23, 1989 Interviews: Joe Cocker's Stories from the Road Jul 23, 1989

    In the midst of a 1989 European tour, JC took time to talk shop with World of Rock radio host Scott Muni.

  11. Indie: Yo La Tengo at Tramps, 1995 Indie Yo La Tengo at Tramps, 1995 Tramps May 19, 1995 Indie: Yo La Tengo at Tramps, 1995 Tramps | May 19, 1995

    The husband-wife duo of Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley leads the Hoboken band on "Paul Is Dead" and others from Electr-O-Pura.

  12. Blues: Jimi Hendrix, Strictly the Blues Blues Jimi Hendrix, Strictly the Blues Blues: Jimi Hendrix, Strictly the Blues Jimi Hendrix, Strictly the Blues

    Rock's greatest guitarist dips into a set of stone blues numbers by the likes of Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf along with his own "Red House."

  13. Jazz: John Klemmer's Smooth Sax Jazz John Klemmer's Smooth Sax Carnegie Hall Jul 2, 1975 Jazz: John Klemmer's Smooth Sax Carnegie Hall | Jul 2, 1975

    The popular tenorist leads a quintet featuring Bob James, John Abercrombie, Tony Levin and Steve Gadd in this 1975 concert.

  14. Rock: Tom Verlaine at Tramps, 1996 Rock Tom Verlaine at Tramps, 1996 Tramps Jun 12, 1996 Rock: Tom Verlaine at Tramps, 1996 Tramps | Jun 12, 1996

    The former Television frontman performs his "Marquee Moon" and "Souvenir from a Dream" and covers Count Five's "Psychotic Reaction."

  15. Blues: Skip James' Ominous Delta Blues Blues Skip James' Ominous Delta Blues Hampton Jazz Festival Jun 27, 1968 Blues: Skip James' Ominous Delta Blues Hampton Jazz Festival | Jun 27, 1968

    The enigmatic guitarist accompanies his eerie falsetto vocals on moody numbers like "Devil Got My Woman" and "Cherry Ball Blues" in 1968.

  16. Blues: B.B. King & Lucille at '75 Newport Jazz Blues B.B. King & Lucille at '75 Newport Jazz Nassau Coliseum Jul 6, 1975 Blues: B.B. King & Lucille at '75 Newport Jazz Nassau Coliseum | Jul 6, 1975

    Hear the King & his signature Gibson ES-355 light up Long Island with his incomparable storytelling and regal string-bending.

  17. Rock: Echo & The Bunnymen vs. The Doors Rock Echo & The Bunnymen vs. The Doors Channel Mar 30, 1984 Rock: Echo & The Bunnymen vs. The Doors Channel | Mar 30, 1984

    Echo & The Bunnymen play their first UK hit "Crocodiles," which morphs into their version of the Doors' classic "Light My Fire."

  18. Rock: Video: Wyclef Jean at Woodstock, '99 Rock Video: Wyclef Jean at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 24, 1999 Rock: Video: Wyclef Jean at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage | Jul 24, 1999 watch video

    The Haitian-American hip hop star interprets the Bee Gees' "Staying Alive," Elvis' "Jailhouse Rock" and Janis Joplin's "Piece of My Heart."

  19. Rock: NEW: The Equators at Paradise Rock NEW: The Equators at Paradise Paradise Dec 11, 1980 Rock: NEW: The Equators at Paradise Paradise | Dec 11, 1980

    The Farfisa organ-fueled British 2-Tone ska-wave band plays infectious fare like "Rescue Me" and "Feelin' High" on the 1980 Son of Stiff tour.

  20. Jazz: Video: George Benson & the Big Boss Band Jazz Video: George Benson & the Big Boss Band Newport Jazz Festival Aug 19, 1990 Jazz: Video: George Benson & the Big Boss Band Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 19, 1990 watch video

    The great guitarist-singer performs "Without a Song," "Skylark," "I Only Have Eyes for You" with the Count Basie Orchestra at '90 Newport.

  21. Country: David Frizell & Shelly West in N'awlins Country David Frizell & Shelly West in N'awlins New Orleans Jun 14, 1984 Country: David Frizell & Shelly West in N'awlins New Orleans | Jun 14, 1984

    The contemporary country duo premiere their single "Somebody Buy This Cowgirl a Beer" at the 1984 Louisiana World Exposition.

  22. Folk & Bluegrass: The Incredible String Band Folk & Bluegrass The Incredible String Band Fillmore East Jun 5, 1968 Folk & Bluegrass: The Incredible String Band Fillmore East | Jun 5, 1968

    Psychedelic folk pioneers The Incredible String Band show their multi-instrumental talents in this eclectic 1968 set.

  23. Indie: The Black Angels' Dark Dirges Indie The Black Angels' Dark Dirges Red Eye Fly Mar 15, 2008 Indie: The Black Angels' Dark Dirges Red Eye Fly | Mar 15, 2008

    The neo-psychedelic Austin band performs echo/fuzz-laden anthems like "Black Grease" and "The Sniper at the Gates of Heaven" in 2008.

  24. Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Chris Thile & Michael Daves at Paste Folk & Bluegrass Video: Chris Thile & Michael Daves at Paste Paste Magazine Offices May 17, 2011 Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Chris Thile & Michael Daves at Paste Paste Magazine Offices | May 17, 2011 watch video

    Mandolinist and guitarist blend on some high lonesome harmonies on "20-20 Vision" and other tunes from Sleep With One Eye Open in 2011.

  25. Country: Razzy Bailey's True Life Country Music Country Razzy Bailey's True Life Country Music Tennessee Performing Arts Center Jul 4, 1981 Country: Razzy Bailey's True Life Country Music Tennessee Performing Arts Center | Jul 4, 1981

    The Alabama-born singer-songwriter performs his "Lovin' Up a Storm" and "Midnight Hauler" and covers Willie Nelson's "Night Life" in 1981.

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  1. Rock: Rockpile Welcomes the Weekend Rock Rockpile Welcomes the Weekend Bottom Line May 8, 1978 Rock: Rockpile Welcomes the Weekend Bottom Line | May 8, 1978

    Dave Edmunds and Nick Lowe blend vocals in an Everly Brothers vein on "I Knew The Bride" and "Here Comes the Weekend" in this 1978 set.

  2. Rock: Video: Marshall Tucker Rocks Houston Rock Video: Marshall Tucker Rocks Houston Sam Houston Coliseum Nov 29, 1975 Rock: Video: Marshall Tucker Rocks Houston Sam Houston Coliseum | Nov 29, 1975 watch video

    The southern rock band, led by guitarist-songwriter Toy Caldwell, premieres their hit song "Can't You See" in this 1975 concert.

  3. Rock: Video: Red Hot Chili Peppers at Woodstock Rock Video: Red Hot Chili Peppers at Woodstock Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 25, 1999 Rock: Video: Red Hot Chili Peppers at Woodstock Woodstock 99 East Stage | Jul 25, 1999 watch video

    Fearlessly funky and surprisingly earnest, this reformed lineup brought the already massively popular quartet to new heights.

  4. Country: Warren Haynes and DAC Country Warren Haynes and DAC Memorial Stadium Bonifay Jan 21, 1984 Country: Warren Haynes and DAC Memorial Stadium Bonifay | Jan 21, 1984

    The controversial David Allen Coe surrounded himself with quite a roster at this Florida concert, including future Allmans-axeman Warren Haynes.

  5. Blues: 'Hoochie Coochie Man' Playlist Blues 'Hoochie Coochie Man' Playlist Blues: 'Hoochie Coochie Man' Playlist Hoochie Coochie Man Playlist

    Instantly recognizable and bad as hell, this Willie Dixon tune was a classic the moment Muddy Waters recorded it. Now hear killer variations from Vault greats.

  6. Rock: The Kinks' Komeback Rock The Kinks' Komeback Winterland Feb 19, 1977 Rock: The Kinks' Komeback Winterland | Feb 19, 1977

    This 1977 show by The Kinks features old and new material performed during their comeback tour, one of their greatest ever.

  7. Rock: Traffic as a Trio, 1970 Rock Traffic as a Trio, 1970 Paris Theatre Apr 30, 1970 Rock: Traffic as a Trio, 1970 Paris Theatre | Apr 30, 1970

    Winwood, Wood and Capaldi have never sounded more inspired than they do right here, cementing this show as one of the greatest Traffic sets ever recorded.

  8. Jazz: The Guitar Trio, 1980 Jazz The Guitar Trio, 1980 Warfield Theatre Dec 6, 1980 Jazz: The Guitar Trio, 1980 Warfield Theatre | Dec 6, 1980 watch video

    See one of the earliest performances by the three virtuosos John McLaughin, Al Di Meola and Paco de Lucia from the Warfield in S.F.

  9. Jazz: Video: Joe Zawinul Syndicate at Newport Jazz Video: Joe Zawinul Syndicate at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Aug 16, 1997 Jazz: Video: Joe Zawinul Syndicate at Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 16, 1997 watch video

    The synth wiz-composer and Weather Report co-founder plays "Patriots" and "Carnavalito" with his powerhouse fusion band in '97.

  10. Rock: New Release: Humble Pie in NYC, 1981 Rock New Release: Humble Pie in NYC, 1981 Private's Mar 25, 1981 Rock: New Release: Humble Pie in NYC, 1981 Private's | Mar 25, 1981

    Despite having all their gear stolen hours before the show, Humble Pie persevered to deliver a rocking set full of old favorites and new jams.

  11. Interviews: The Legend of Frankie Valli Interviews The Legend of Frankie Valli Oct 29, 1988 Interviews: The Legend of Frankie Valli Oct 29, 1988

    In this interview with Frankie Valli, he humbly speaks of his massive achievements over three generations.

  12. Blues: Video: George Thorogood Unplugged Blues Video: George Thorogood Unplugged Wolfgang's Vault Aug 1, 2011 Blues: Video: George Thorogood Unplugged Wolfgang's Vault | Aug 1, 2011 watch video

    The high-energy blues 'n' boogie man plays "Bo Diddley," "Spoonful" and "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer" in this intimate acoustic set.

  13. Indie: David Dondero at Swedish American Hall Indie David Dondero at Swedish American Hall Swedish American Hall Feb 26, 2009 Indie: David Dondero at Swedish American Hall Swedish American Hall | Feb 26, 2009 watch video

    The prolific singer-songwriter and solo troubadour premieres "It's Peaceful Here" and other tunes from 2010's # Zero With a Bullet.

  14. Jazz: Video: The Best of Newport, '98 Jazz Video: The Best of Newport, '98 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 18, 1985 Jazz: Video: The Best of Newport, '98 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 18, 1985 watch video

    Michael Brecker, David Sanborn, Arturo Sandoval, Regina Carter and Diana Krall are featured at this edition of George Wein's jazzfest.

  15. Comedy: Andy Kaufman's Dadaist Humor Comedy Andy Kaufman's Dadaist Humor Comedy: Andy Kaufman's Dadaist Humor Andy Kaufman at Catch a Rising Star

    The comedian makes a special guest appearance at the 10th anniversary party for New York's Catch a Rising Star in 1982.

  16. Rock: The Fabulous Thunderbirds at Paradise, '81 Rock The Fabulous Thunderbirds at Paradise, '81 Paradise May 9, 1981 Rock: The Fabulous Thunderbirds at Paradise, '81 Paradise | May 9, 1981

    Kim Wilson and Jimmie Vaughan lead the Austin band on "You Ain't Nuthin' But Fine" and "Runnin' Shoes" from What's the Word.

  17. Rock: Aerosmith Spawns the Joe Perry Project Rock Aerosmith Spawns the Joe Perry Project Columbia Records Jun 11, 1980 Rock: Aerosmith Spawns the Joe Perry Project Columbia Records | Jun 11, 1980

    Shortly before Joe Perry left Aerosmith in 1979, he started to work on his own project. Hear him flying solo in 1980, just after their first album was released.

  18. Interviews: Bernie Taupin, the Voice of Elton John Interviews Bernie Taupin, the Voice of Elton John Jan 1, 1987 Interviews: Bernie Taupin, the Voice of Elton John Jan 1, 1987

    The great lyricist, poet, and artist, discusses his 1988 solo record, as well what it's like to collaborate with well-known pop stars.

  19. Rock: Merry Xmas, Happy James Brown Day! Rock Merry Xmas, Happy James Brown Day! Newport Jazz Festival Jul 6, 1969 Rock: Merry Xmas, Happy James Brown Day! Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 6, 1969

    Today is a time to be thankful for your entire family, including everybody's Godfather of Soul. Listen to this amazing performer, better than ever.

  20. Rock: Dire Straits at the Hammersmith Odeon Rock Dire Straits at the Hammersmith Odeon Hammersmith Odeon Jul 23, 1983 Rock: Dire Straits at the Hammersmith Odeon Hammersmith Odeon | Jul 23, 1983

    Guitarist-singer-songwriter Mark Knopfler leads the band on tunes from Making Movies and Love Over Gold in this 1983 concert.

  21. Rock: David Bowie's 'Fame' Rock David Bowie's 'Fame' Nassau Coliseum Mar 23, 1976 Rock: David Bowie's 'Fame' Nassau Coliseum | Mar 23, 1976

    One this day in 1975, the Thin White Duke released his hit single, co-written by John Lennon. Hear it on his Young Americans tour of '76.

  22. Rock: Billy Joel at the Boston Garden, '93 Rock Billy Joel at the Boston Garden, '93 Boston Garden Sep 17, 1993 Rock: Billy Joel at the Boston Garden, '93 Boston Garden | Sep 17, 1993

    The Piano Man, who plays Madison Square Garden this week, performs many of his classics and premieres tunes from River of Dreams.

  23. Rock: Skanking With Madness in 1983 Rock Skanking With Madness in 1983 Fountain Casino Aug 23, 1983 Rock: Skanking With Madness in 1983 Fountain Casino | Aug 23, 1983

    UK ska band Madness blazes through this excellent set at breakneck speed, but not before delivering lively readings of hits "Our House" and "One Step Beyond."

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