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  1. Jazz: Herb Ellis & Barney Kessel in '75 Jazz Herb Ellis & Barney Kessel in '75 Great American Music Hall Jun 28, 1975 Jazz: Herb Ellis & Barney Kessel in '75 Great American Music Hall | Jun 28, 1975

    The two classic jazz guitarists burn on "Secret Love" and a swinging take on "Meet The Flintstones" at the Great American Music Hall.

  2. Country: When Garth Met Trisha Country When Garth Met Trisha Walmart Sep 1, 1998 Country: When Garth Met Trisha Walmart | Sep 1, 1998

    Country star Garth Brooks duets with his future wife Trisha Yearwood on "In Another's Eyes" in this '98 concert from Walmart headquarters.

  3. Rock: Remembering Arthur Lee Rock Remembering Arthur Lee Rock: Remembering Arthur Lee An Arthur Lee Memorial Playlist

    The influential '60s songwriter, who died on this day in 2006, is feted by Robert Plant, Alice Cooper, Nils Lofgren and others in this playlist.

  4. Jazz: Art Ensemble of Chicago Soars in '76 Jazz Art Ensemble of Chicago Soars in '76 Great American Music Hall Feb 26, 1976 Jazz: Art Ensemble of Chicago Soars in '76 Great American Music Hall | Feb 26, 1976

    Saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell, who turns 75 today, joins his avant garde colleagues on "Fanfare for the Warriors" and "Chinese Song."

  5. Jazz: A Birthday Salute to Tony Bennett Jazz A Birthday Salute to Tony Bennett Prince Edward Theatre Sep 6, 1991 Jazz: A Birthday Salute to Tony Bennett Prince Edward Theatre | Sep 6, 1991 watch video

    The magnificent singer, who turned 89 this week, charms a London audience with "S'Wonderful" and others from the Great American Songbook.

  6. Jazz: Video: Best of Newport, 2000 Jazz Video: Best of Newport, 2000 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 13, 2000 Jazz: Video: Best of Newport, 2000 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 13, 2000 watch video

    See an eclectic lineup including Dianne Reeves, Femi Kuti, John Zorn's Masada, Celia Cruz and Fourplay at George Wein's annual clambake.

  7. Rock: Happy Birthday, Garth Hudson! Rock Happy Birthday, Garth Hudson! Casino Arena Jul 20, 1976 Rock: Happy Birthday, Garth Hudson! Casino Arena | Jul 20, 1976 watch video

    The keyboardist and charter member of The Band turns 78 this week. See them play "Don't Do It," "Ophelia" and "The Weight" in this '76 video.

  8. Rock: A Salute to Jerry Garcia Rock A Salute to Jerry Garcia Oakland Auditorium Dec 31, 1981 Rock: A Salute to Jerry Garcia Oakland Auditorium | Dec 31, 1981 watch video

    See the iconic guitarist, who would've turned 73 this week, play Dead anthems "Shakedown Street" and "Dark Star" in this '81 video.

  9. Jazz: Video: Best of Newport, 1988 Jazz Video: Best of Newport, 1988 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 14, 1988 Jazz: Video: Best of Newport, 1988 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 14, 1988 watch video

    See Grover Washington Jr., Carmen McRae, the Herbie Hancock Trio and Lionel Hampton's Orchestra at George Wein's annual clambake.

  10. Folk & Bluegrass: Abigail Washburn's Daytrotter Session Folk & Bluegrass Abigail Washburn's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Jan 26, 2011 Folk & Bluegrass: Abigail Washburn's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Jan 26, 2011

    The clawhammer banjo player and singer-songwriter plays "Chains," "Bring Me My Queen" and other tunes from City of Refuge in 2011.

  11. Rock: Oasis in Scotland, 1994 Rock Oasis in Scotland, 1994 Gleneagles Sep 3, 1994 Rock: Oasis in Scotland, 1994 Gleneagles | Sep 3, 1994

    The Gallagher brothers, Noel and Liam, lead the Brit band on "Digsy's Dinner," "Cigarettes & Alcohol" and other tunes from Definitely Maybe.

  12. Jazz: Video: Best of Newport, 1985 Jazz Video: Best of Newport, 1985 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 18, 1985 Jazz: Video: Best of Newport, 1985 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 18, 1985 watch video

    See Freddie Hubbard, Lee Ritenour, Stevie Ray Vaughan, B.B. King, Spyro Gyra and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band at George Wein's annual clambake.

  13. Jazz: Kenny Burrell at Great American Music Hall Jazz Kenny Burrell at Great American Music Hall Great American Music Hall Mar 12, 1977 Jazz: Kenny Burrell at Great American Music Hall Great American Music Hall | Mar 12, 1977

    The guitarist, who turns 84 today, plays the Duke Ellington themes "Love You Madly" and "Take the A Train" with his trio in this '77 set.

  14. Folk & Bluegrass: Crosby, Stills & Nash's Heavenly Harmonies Folk & Bluegrass Crosby, Stills & Nash's Heavenly Harmonies Winterland Oct 7, 1973 Folk & Bluegrass: Crosby, Stills & Nash's Heavenly Harmonies Winterland | Oct 7, 1973

    The three voices blend beautifully on unplugged versions of "Change Partners," "Wooden Ships" and a cover of the Beatles' "Blackbird" in '73.

  15. Rock: Just Added: Ian Matthews at Paradise, '79 Rock Just Added: Ian Matthews at Paradise, '79 Paradise Feb 5, 1979 Rock: Just Added: Ian Matthews at Paradise, '79 Paradise | Feb 5, 1979

    '70s popster and former Fairport Convention member plays "Don't Hang Up Your Dancing Shoes," "Shake It" and other tunes from Stealin' Home.

  16. Blues: Video: Buddy Guy at '94 Newport Blues Video: Buddy Guy at '94 Newport Newport Jazz Festival Aug 14, 1994 Blues: Video: Buddy Guy at '94 Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 14, 1994 watch video

    The blues guitar elder unleashes blistering licks on "All Your Love (I Miss Loving)" and "Damn Right I've Got the Blues."

  17. Jazz: Video: David Sanborn at '98 Newport Jazz Video: David Sanborn at '98 Newport Newport Jazz Festival Aug 16, 1998 Jazz: Video: David Sanborn at '98 Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 16, 1998 watch video

    The alto sax star performs "Benny" and "Full House" from Upfront and "Spooky" from Songs from the Night Before.

  18. Jazz: Ahmad Jamal's Secret Weapon Jazz Ahmad Jamal's Secret Weapon Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1959 Jazz: Ahmad Jamal's Secret Weapon Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 2, 1959

    New Orleans drummer Vernell Fournier, who was born this week in 1928, showcases his signature groove on "Poinciana" at '59 Newport.

  19. Rock: Edgar Winter Group in New Haven, '74 Rock Edgar Winter Group in New Haven, '74 Veteran's Memorial Coliseum Sep 3, 1974 Rock: Edgar Winter Group in New Haven, '74 Veteran's Memorial Coliseum | Sep 3, 1974

    Guitarist Rick Derringer joins the band on their monster hit "Frankenstein" and other tunes from They Only Come Out at Night.

  20. Folk & Bluegrass: Jill Sobule's Daytrotter Session Folk & Bluegrass Jill Sobule's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Jul 11, 2013 Folk & Bluegrass: Jill Sobule's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Jul 11, 2013

    The solo singer-songwriter wonders whatever happened to "Bobbie Gentry" and sings her anthemic "Mexican Wrestler" in this 2013 set.

  21. Indie: Aimee Mann's Rogues Gallery Indie Aimee Mann's Rogues Gallery Daytrotter Studio Oct 6, 2008 Indie: Aimee Mann's Rogues Gallery Daytrotter Studio | Oct 6, 2008

    The former frontwoman of Til Tuesday sings about an eccentric cast of characters from her album @#%&*! Smilers in this 2008 Daytrotter set.

  22. Jazz: Idris Muhammad In Memoriam Jazz Idris Muhammad In Memoriam Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1969 Jazz: Idris Muhammad In Memoriam Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1969

    The great New Orleans drummer (aka Leo Morris) died on this day last year. Hear him fuel George Benson's swinging quartet at '69 Newport.

  23. Rock: Video: Rush Conquers New Jersey, '76 Rock Video: Rush Conquers New Jersey, '76 Capitol Theatre Dec 10, 1976 Rock: Video: Rush Conquers New Jersey, '76 Capitol Theatre | Dec 10, 1976 watch video

    Bassist-singer Geddy Lee leads the Canadian prog-rock trio on tunes from Fly By Night and Caress of Steel.

  24. Rock: Desmond Dekker's Rocksteady Groove Rock Desmond Dekker's Rocksteady Groove Tramps Feb 24, 1996 Rock: Desmond Dekker's Rocksteady Groove Tramps | Feb 24, 1996

    The late, pioneering Jamaican ska and reggae singer-songwriter encores with his 1968 hit "Israelites" in this 1996 Tramps concert.

  25. Jazz: Tito Puente & Machito Orchestra, '78 Jazz Tito Puente & Machito Orchestra, '78 Avery Fisher Hall Jun 24, 1978 Jazz: Tito Puente & Machito Orchestra, '78 Avery Fisher Hall | Jun 24, 1978

    The combined bands of the Puerto Rican salsa king and the Afro-Cuban pioneer perform a searing set at Newport Jazz Latino 1978.

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  1. Blues: Mike Bloomfield at the Fillmore West, '69 Blues Mike Bloomfield at the Fillmore West, '69 Fillmore West Feb 2, 1969 Blues: Mike Bloomfield at the Fillmore West, '69 Fillmore West | Feb 2, 1969

    The late Chicago blues guitarist was born this week in 1943. Hear his stinging six-string work on "Killing My Love" and "Young Girl."

  2. Folk & Bluegrass: Jesse Fuller at '69 Newport Folk Festival Folk & Bluegrass Jesse Fuller at '69 Newport Folk Festival Newport Folk Festival Jul 18, 1969 Folk & Bluegrass: Jesse Fuller at '69 Newport Folk Festival Newport Folk Festival | Jul 18, 1969

    Billed as "The Lone Cat," this one-man band plays guitar, percussion, harmonica, kazoo and sings on "San Francisco Bay Blues" and others.

  3. Rock: Just Added: Phoebe Snow at Carnegie Hall Rock Just Added: Phoebe Snow at Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall Nov 29, 1976 Rock: Just Added: Phoebe Snow at Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall | Nov 29, 1976

    The soulful singer performs tunes from her current album It Looks Like Snow and covers the Beatles' "Don't Let Me Down" in this '76 set.

  4. Jazz: It's Time for Max Roach! Jazz It's Time for Max Roach! Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1967 Jazz: It's Time for Max Roach! Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 2, 1967

    The legendary drummer leads a quintet featuring trumpeter Charles Tolliver, pianist Stanley Cowell and bassist Jymie Merritt at '67 Newport.

  5. Country: George Jones' Songs of Heartbreak & Woe Country George Jones' Songs of Heartbreak & Woe Executive Inn Feb 25, 1987 Country: George Jones' Songs of Heartbreak & Woe Executive Inn | Feb 25, 1987

    The late, great country singer is in fine form on hits like "The Race Is On" and the poignant "Wine-Colored Roses" in this superb 1987 show.

  6. Indie: Video: Jonathan Richman at Shoreline, '98 Indie Video: Jonathan Richman at Shoreline, '98 Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 17, 1998 Indie: Video: Jonathan Richman at Shoreline, '98 Shoreline Amphitheatre | Oct 17, 1998 watch video

    Former frontman of The Modern Lovers performs "I Was Dancing at the Lesbian Bar" and other tunes from I, Jonathan and I'm So Confused.

  7. Rock: The Who Premieres 'Tommy' Rock The Who Premieres 'Tommy' Fillmore East Oct 22, 1969 Rock: The Who Premieres 'Tommy' Fillmore East | Oct 22, 1969

    Pete Townshend leads the group on an early performance of his rock opera about the "deaf, dumb and blind kid" in this '69 Fillmore East set.

  8. Rock: New From The Vault: UK in Boston, '78 Rock New From The Vault: UK in Boston, '78 Paradise Jul 11, 1978 Rock: New From The Vault: UK in Boston, '78 Paradise | Jul 11, 1978

    Prog-rockers John Wetton (King Crimson), Bill Bruford (Yes), Eddie Jobson (Roxy Music) and Allan Holdsworth (Soft Machine) play Paradise.

  9. Folk & Bluegrass: 2015 Newport Folk Festival, Day 3 Folk & Bluegrass 2015 Newport Folk Festival, Day 3 Folk & Bluegrass: 2015 Newport Folk Festival, Day 3 2015 Newport Folk Festival, Day 3

    The granddaddy of all festivals closes today with performances by First Aid Kit, Lord Huron, Laura Marling, Blake Miles, Field Report and more.

  10. Rock: Mick Jagger Flies Solo in Osaka Rock Mick Jagger Flies Solo in Osaka Osakajo Castle Hall Mar 15, 1987 Rock: Mick Jagger Flies Solo in Osaka Osakajo Castle Hall | Mar 15, 1987 watch video

    The Stones frontman sings the classics with guitarist Joe Satriani in this concert video from his Primitive Cool tour.

  11. Jazz: Happy Birthday, Annie Ross! Jazz Happy Birthday, Annie Ross! Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1960 Jazz: Happy Birthday, Annie Ross! Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 2, 1960

    The Scottish singer and actress just turned 85. Hear her with vocalese masters Lambert, Hendricks & Ross at the 1960 Newport Jazz Festival.

  12. Folk & Bluegrass: 2015 Newport Folk Festival, Day 2 Folk & Bluegrass 2015 Newport Folk Festival, Day 2 Folk & Bluegrass: 2015 Newport Folk Festival, Day 2 2015 Newport Folk Festival, Day 2

    The 47th edition of George Wein's clambake continues today with Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Nikki Lane, Spirit Family Reunion and more.

  13. Folk & Bluegrass: 2015 Newport Folk Festival, Day 1 Folk & Bluegrass 2015 Newport Folk Festival, Day 1 Folk & Bluegrass: 2015 Newport Folk Festival, Day 1 2015 Newport Folk Festival, Day 1

    The 57th edition of the grandaddy of all music festivals kicks off with Iron & Wine, Watkins Family Hour, Calexico and others.

  14. Jazz: Mike Mainieri at 7th Avenue South, '81 Jazz Mike Mainieri at 7th Avenue South, '81 Jazz: Mike Mainieri at 7th Avenue South, '81 Mike Mainieri at 7th Avenue South, 1981

    The vibraphonist-composer and bandleader premieres "Flying Colors," "Bamboot," "Sara's Touch" and other tunes from his album Wanderlust.

  15. Jazz: Remembering Dr. Billy Taylor Jazz Remembering Dr. Billy Taylor Carnegie Hall Jul 7, 1973 Jazz: Remembering Dr. Billy Taylor Carnegie Hall | Jul 7, 1973

    The late pianist-educator and Art Tatum protege was born this week in 1921. Hear him stretch on "Stella by Starlight" in this '73 solo set.

  16. Rock: Just Added: Average White Band in Boston Rock Just Added: Average White Band in Boston Boston College Apr 28, 1978 Rock: Just Added: Average White Band in Boston Boston College | Apr 28, 1978

    The Scottish funk band performs their million-selling instrumental hit "Pick Up the Pieces" and the slow-grooving "School Boy Crush" in '78.

  17. Rock: Just Added: Devo in Central Park, 1980 Rock Just Added: Devo in Central Park, 1980 Central Park Jul 21, 1980 Rock: Just Added: Devo in Central Park, 1980 Central Park | Jul 21, 1980

    The post-punk art rockers perform quirky anthems like "Whip It," "Mongoloid" and "Jocko Homo" and cover the Stones' "Satisfaction."

  18. Country: Hello...My Name Is Johnny Cash Country Hello...My Name Is Johnny Cash Country: Hello...My Name Is Johnny Cash Johnny Cash, 1995 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

    The Man in Black performs his signature tunes "Folsom Prison Blues" and "Ring Of Fire" at the 1995 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame show.

  19. Rock: Just Added: Diana Ross at Central Park, '83 Rock Just Added: Diana Ross at Central Park, '83 Central Park Jul 22, 1983 Rock: Just Added: Diana Ross at Central Park, '83 Central Park | Jul 22, 1983

    The pop diva sings a Motown medley, "Lady Sings the Blues," Stevie Wonder's "Ribbon in the Sky" and Michael Jackson's "Beat It."

  20. Jazz: Happy Birthday, Janis Siegel! Jazz Happy Birthday, Janis Siegel! South Shore Music Circus Jul 31, 1983 Jazz: Happy Birthday, Janis Siegel! South Shore Music Circus | Jul 31, 1983

    Hear the Manhattan Transfer vocalist blend with her fellow singers on jazz gems like "Jeanine," "Birdland" and "Four Brothers" in 1983.

  21. Folk & Bluegrass: The Five Blind Boys of Alabama Testify Folk & Bluegrass The Five Blind Boys of Alabama Testify Central Park Jul 8, 1994 Folk & Bluegrass: The Five Blind Boys of Alabama Testify Central Park | Jul 8, 1994

    Clarence Fountain and Jimmy Carter lead the gospel group on "Brother Moses" and other tunes from Deep River in this 1994 concert.

  22. Rock: Slash and friends Rock Slash and friends Rock: Slash and friends A Wee Bit of Slash

    Hear the guitarist formerly known as Saul Hudson with Carole King in '93, and hear his "Red House" collaboration with Boz Scaggs in '95.

  23. Rock: One Nation Under George Clinton Rock One Nation Under George Clinton Laguna Seca Raceway May 27, 1995 Rock: One Nation Under George Clinton Laguna Seca Raceway | May 27, 1995

    The Godfather of Funk, who turned 74 this week, leads the P-Funk All-Stars on "Cosmic Slop," "Flashlight" and "Atomic Dog" in this '95 set.

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