Concert Vault
  1. Rock: Steve Miller Meets Chuck Berry Rock Steve Miller Meets Chuck Berry Winterland Mar 18, 1967 Rock: Steve Miller Meets Chuck Berry Winterland | Mar 18, 1967

    Miller's band backs Berry on classics like "School Days," "Sweet Little Sixteen," "Reelin' and "Rockin'" and "My Ding-a-Ling" in this '67 set.

  2. Rock: Remembering Teddy Pendergrass Rock Remembering Teddy Pendergrass Agora Ballroom Jul 22, 1977 Rock: Remembering Teddy Pendergrass Agora Ballroom | Jul 22, 1977

    The Philly soul singer, who was born on this day in 1950, performs his socially conscious single "Wake Up Everybody" in this 1977 set.

  3. Jazz: A Birthday Salute to Lew Tabackin Jazz A Birthday Salute to Lew Tabackin Newport Jazz Festival Aug 16, 1992 Jazz: A Birthday Salute to Lew Tabackin Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 16, 1992 watch video

    The tenor saxophonist, who turns 77 today, performs with the all-star New York Jazz Giants in this video from the 1992 Newport Jazz Festival.

  4. Rock: Aretha Franklin at the Fillmore West, 1971 Rock Aretha Franklin at the Fillmore West, 1971 Fillmore West Mar 5, 1971 Rock: Aretha Franklin at the Fillmore West, 1971 Fillmore West | Mar 5, 1971 watch video

    The Queen of Soul, who turns 75 today, performs her classic "Respect" and interprets "Bridge Over Troubled Waters" and "Eleanor Rigby."

  5. Rock: Happy Birthday, Sir Elton! Rock Happy Birthday, Sir Elton! Universal Amphitheatre Oct 10, 1986 Rock: Happy Birthday, Sir Elton! Universal Amphitheatre | Oct 10, 1986

    Triple threat talent Elton John turns 70 today. Hear him perform his classics "Bennie & The Jets," "Rocket Man" and "A Song for You" in 1986.

  6. Folk & Bluegrass: Phil Ochs' Songs of Protest Folk & Bluegrass Phil Ochs' Songs of Protest Ash Grove Jul 2, 1967 Folk & Bluegrass: Phil Ochs' Songs of Protest Ash Grove | Jul 2, 1967

    The voice of the counterculture performs his "Draft Dodgers Rag" and "Maintaining Law And Order" during the Summer of Love at Ash Grove.

  7. Rock: Nick Lowe's Pure Pop for Now People Rock Nick Lowe's Pure Pop for Now People Toad's Place Mar 30, 1983 Rock: Nick Lowe's Pure Pop for Now People Toad's Place | Mar 30, 1983

    The Brit singer-songwriter, who turns 68 today, plays "Cruel To Be Kind" and "I Knew the Bride When She Used to Rock 'n Roll" in a '83 set.

  8. Blues: Lonnie Mack's Six-String Wham! Blues Lonnie Mack's Six-String Wham! Tramps Apr 21, 1995 Blues: Lonnie Mack's Six-String Wham! Tramps | Apr 21, 1995

    The blues-rock pioneer plays his "Oreo Cookie Blues" and "Cincinnati Jail" and delivers his 1963 instrumental hit "Wham!" in this '95 Tramps set.

  9. Country: Jerry Jeff Walker at the Lone Star Cafe Country Jerry Jeff Walker at the Lone Star Cafe Lone Star Cafe Aug 19, 1982 Country: Jerry Jeff Walker at the Lone Star Cafe Lone Star Cafe | Aug 19, 1982

    The outlaw country singer-songwriter performs his "Pissin' in the Wind," "Desperados Waiting for a Train" and "Mr. Bojangles" in this 1982 set.

  10. Rock: Video: Talking Heads Stay Hungry Rock Video: Talking Heads Stay Hungry Capitol Theatre Nov 4, 1980 Rock: Video: Talking Heads Stay Hungry Capitol Theatre | Nov 4, 1980 watch video

    David Byrne leads an expanded version of the group featuring guitarist Adrian Belew on "Once in a Lifetime" and "Life During Wartime" in 1980.

  11. Jazz: A George Benson Birthday Playlist Jazz A George Benson Birthday Playlist Jazz: A George Benson Birthday Playlist A George Benson playlist

    The great guitarist, who turns 74 today, plays Monk's "Straight, No Chaser," Trane's "Impressions" and fronts the Count Basie Orchestra.

  12. Folk & Bluegrass: Robbie Basho at Amazingrace, 1973 Folk & Bluegrass Robbie Basho at Amazingrace, 1973 Amazingrace Feb 2, 1973 Folk & Bluegrass: Robbie Basho at Amazingrace, 1973 Amazingrace | Feb 2, 1973

    The steel string acoustic guitar virtuoso plays "Redwood Ramble," "Orphan's Lament" and premieres his "Green River Suite" in this solo set.

  13. Country: Merle Haggard & the Strangers in Dallas Country Merle Haggard & the Strangers in Dallas Dewey Groom's Longhorn Ballroom Feb 13, 1982 Country: Merle Haggard & the Strangers in Dallas Dewey Groom's Longhorn Ballroom | Feb 13, 1982

    The country icon plays "Misery and Gin" and "I Think I'll Just Stay Here and Drink" in this 1982 set from Dewey Groom's Longhorn Ballroom.

  14. Rock: Video: Santana at Golden Gate Park Rock Video: Santana at Golden Gate Park Golden Gate Park Nov 3, 1991 Rock: Video: Santana at Golden Gate Park Golden Gate Park | Nov 3, 1991 watch video

    Guitar hero Carlos Santana leads the legendary San Francisco group on "Spirits Dancing in the Flesh," "Jingo" and "Oye Como Va" in 1991.

  15. Rock: Supertramp at Royal Albert Hall, 1977 Rock Supertramp at Royal Albert Hall, 1977 Royal Albert Hall Feb 5, 1977 Rock: Supertramp at Royal Albert Hall, 1977 Royal Albert Hall | Feb 5, 1977

    The British group's lead vocalist Roger Hodgson, who turns 67 today, sings their hit songs "Give a Little Bit" and "Dreamer."

  16. Jazz: Bobby Short Sings Ellington, 1974 Jazz Bobby Short Sings Ellington, 1974 Avery Fisher Hall Jul 3, 1974 Jazz: Bobby Short Sings Ellington, 1974 Avery Fisher Hall | Jul 3, 1974

    The quintessential cabaret singer, who died on this day in 2005, performs Duke's "Day Dream," "Jump for Joy" and others.

  17. Country: Glen Campbell's #1 Hits Country Glen Campbell's #1 Hits War Memorial Auditorium Greensboro Mar 2, 1985 Country: Glen Campbell's #1 Hits War Memorial Auditorium Greensboro | Mar 2, 1985

    The guitarist performs popular tunes "Galveston," "Rhinestone Cowboy," "Gentle on my Mind" and "By the Time I Get to Phoenix."

  18. Blues: Son House's Chilling Delta Blues Blues Son House's Chilling Delta Blues Ash Grove Mar 2, 1968 Blues: Son House's Chilling Delta Blues Ash Grove | Mar 2, 1968

    The Mississippi-born solo troubadour, born on this day in 1902, shows a fierce edginess with slide guitar and vocals in 1968.

  19. Rock: Eddie Money at My Father's Place, 1978 Rock Eddie Money at My Father's Place, 1978 My Father's Place Feb 25, 1978 Rock: Eddie Money at My Father's Place, 1978 My Father's Place | Feb 25, 1978

    The gruff-voiced singer, who turns 68 today, premieres tunes from his self-titled debut, including "Two Tickets to Paradise."

  20. Rock: Everybody Loves Chuck Berry! Rock Everybody Loves Chuck Berry! Rock: Everybody Loves Chuck Berry! The Ultimate Chuck Berry Covers Playlist

    Hear everyone from Hendrix and Johnny Winter to Jerry Lee Lewis, The Byrds, Grateful Dead, and George Thorogood in the ultimate playlist.

  21. Rock: Chuck Berry Rocks Hofstra University Rock Chuck Berry Rocks Hofstra University Hofstra University Nov 2, 1972 Rock: Chuck Berry Rocks Hofstra University Hofstra University | Nov 2, 1972 watch video

    The pioneering rock 'n' roller flaunts his signature licks on "Roll Over Beethoven," "Carol" and "Johnny B. Goode" in this 1972 video.

  22. Rock: An All-Star Salute to Chuck Berry Rock An All-Star Salute to Chuck Berry Fox Theatre St. Louis Oct 16, 1986 Rock: An All-Star Salute to Chuck Berry Fox Theatre St. Louis | Oct 16, 1986

    The Godfather of Rock 'n' Roll is joined by Keith Richards, Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Julian Lennon and others in this '86 set from St. Louis.

  23. Rock: Chuck Berry at Winterland, 1967 Rock Chuck Berry at Winterland, 1967 Winterland Dec 29, 1967 Rock: Chuck Berry at Winterland, 1967 Winterland | Dec 29, 1967

    Backed by Steve Miller's band, the seminal rock 'n' roller performs his classics like "Memphis, Tennessee," "Around and Around" and "Nadine."

  24. Rock: Chuck Berry's Post-Christmas Jam Rock Chuck Berry's Post-Christmas Jam Winterland Dec 26, 1967 Rock: Chuck Berry's Post-Christmas Jam Winterland | Dec 26, 1967

    On the day after Christmas, 1967, the godfather of rock 'n' roll played "No Particular Place to Go" and "Back in the U.S.A." at Winterland.

  25. Rock: Happy Birthday, Frogman! Rock Happy Birthday, Frogman! Superdome Dec 3, 1981 Rock: Happy Birthday, Frogman! Superdome | Dec 3, 1981

    New Orleans R&B singer-pianist Clarence "Frogman" Henry turns 80 today. Hear him perform hit novelty hit "Ain't Got No Home" in 1981.

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  1. Jazz: Two Generations of Brubeck at Carnegie Jazz Two Generations of Brubeck at Carnegie Carnegie Hall Jul 2, 1975 Jazz: Two Generations of Brubeck at Carnegie Carnegie Hall | Jul 2, 1975

    Bassist-trombonist Chris Brubeck, who turns 65 today, performs "Take Five" and "Unsquare Dance" with his famous father in this 1975 set.

  2. Rock: The Wicked Pickett at Tramps Rock The Wicked Pickett at Tramps Tramps Oct 28, 1994 Rock: The Wicked Pickett at Tramps Tramps | Oct 28, 1994

    R&B legend Wilson Pickett was born on this day in 1941. Hear him sing his hits "In The Midnight Hour" and "Mustang Sally" in this 1994 set.

  3. Country: Charley Pride, For the Good Times Country Charley Pride, For the Good Times Wheeling Civic Center May 11, 1985 Country: Charley Pride, For the Good Times Wheeling Civic Center | May 11, 1985

    The country star turns 83 today. Hear him perform his '70s hits "Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'" and "Mississippi Cotton Pickin' Delta Town" in 1985.

  4. Rock: Happy St. Patrick's Day! Rock Happy St. Patrick's Day! Rock: Happy St. Patrick's Day! St. Patrick's Day playlist

    Hear a three-hour playlist of such Irish bands as Flogging Molly, Hothouse Flowers, U2, Dexy's Midnight Runners and Stiff Little Fingers.

  5. Folk & Bluegrass: John Sebastian at the Fillmore West, 1969 Folk & Bluegrass John Sebastian at the Fillmore West, 1969 Fillmore West Oct 4, 1969 Folk & Bluegrass: John Sebastian at the Fillmore West, 1969 Fillmore West | Oct 4, 1969

    The solo troubadour, who turns 73 today, performs "Daydream" and "Darling Be Home Soon" two months after his appearance at Woodstock.

  6. Blues: R.I.P. James Cotton Blues R.I.P. James Cotton Blues: R.I.P. James Cotton A James Cotton Playlist

    The Mississippi-born blues harp ace died yesterday at age 81. Hear him lead his own band in 1966 and 1973 and with Muddy Waters in 1977.

  7. Rock: Remembering Alex Chilton Rock Remembering Alex Chilton Rock: Remembering Alex Chilton An Alex Chilton Playlist

    The Memphis-born singer-songwriter died on this day in 2010. Hear him lead both the Box Tops and Big Star in this memorial playlist.

  8. Jazz: Betty Carter With Strings, 1982 Jazz Betty Carter With Strings, 1982 Bottom Line Mar 22, 1982 Jazz: Betty Carter With Strings, 1982 Bottom Line | Mar 22, 1982

    The great jazz singer swings with her trio, then gets lush with a string section on "Don't Weep for the Lady" and "Cocktails for Two."

  9. Rock: Public Enemy Fights the Power Rock Public Enemy Fights the Power Tramps Jul 21, 1999 Rock: Public Enemy Fights the Power Tramps | Jul 21, 1999

    Hype man Flavor Flav, who turns 58 today, joins rapper Chuck D on tunes from Fear of a Black Planet and There's a Poison Goin' On.

  10. Jazz: Tommy Flanagan Trio at Carnegie Hall Jazz Tommy Flanagan Trio at Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall Jun 24, 1978 Jazz: Tommy Flanagan Trio at Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall | Jun 24, 1978

    The late, great pianist, who was born on this day in 1930, plays Monk's "Friday the 13th" and Dizzy Gillespie's "Groovin' High" in 1978.

  11. Comedy: Henny Youngman...Take My Wife, PLEASE! Comedy Henny Youngman...Take My Wife, PLEASE! Comedy: Henny Youngman...Take My Wife, PLEASE! A Henny Youngman playlist

    The Brooklyn-bred king of the one-liners was born on this day in 1906. Hear him do standup at the first Comic Relief benefit concert in 1986.

  12. Country: Asleep at the Wheel at Tramps, 1998 Country Asleep at the Wheel at Tramps, 1998 Tramps Apr 17, 1996 Country: Asleep at the Wheel at Tramps, 1998 Tramps | Apr 17, 1996

    Tall Texan Ray Benson, who turns 66 today, leads the group on "Miles and Miles of Texas," "San Antonio Rose" and Bob Wills' "Roly Poly."

  13. Rock: Heart Kicks It Out in '77 Rock Heart Kicks It Out in '77 Universal Amphitheatre Jul 17, 1977 Rock: Heart Kicks It Out in '77 Universal Amphitheatre | Jul 17, 1977

    Guitarist Nancy Wilson, who turns 63 today, joins sister Ann on "Crazy On You," "Magic Man" and "Barracuda" in this set from 40 years ago.

  14. Rock: Phil Lesh & Friends Stretching Out Rock Phil Lesh & Friends Stretching Out Calaveras County Fairgrounds May 29, 1999 Rock: Phil Lesh & Friends Stretching Out Calaveras County Fairgrounds | May 29, 1999

    The Grateful Dead bassist, who turns 77 today, jams on "Bertha," The Beatles' "She Said She Said" and the Allman Brothers' "Blue Sky" in 1999.

  15. Jazz: Two Eras of the Brecker Brothers Jazz Two Eras of the Brecker Brothers Jazz: Two Eras of the Brecker Brothers A Brecker Brothers Playlist

    Hear Michael and Randy Brecker lead their funk-fusion outfit on "Some Skunk Funk," "Sponge" and others in 1976 and "Song for Barry" in 1993.

  16. Blues: Lightnin' Hopkins at the Ash Grove Blues Lightnin' Hopkins at the Ash Grove Ash Grove Sep 16, 1967 Blues: Lightnin' Hopkins at the Ash Grove Ash Grove | Sep 16, 1967

    The Texas bluesman, born on this day in 1911, plays "Trouble In Mind," "My Baby Don't Stand No Cheating" and "I'm a Stranger Here" in 1967.

  17. Jazz: A Salute to Harry James Jazz A Salute to Harry James Newport Jazz Festival New York Jul 2, 1974 Jazz: A Salute to Harry James Newport Jazz Festival New York | Jul 2, 1974

    The Swing era trumpet star, born on this day in 1916, plays his theme song "Ciribiriban" and "I Had the Craziest Dream" at Newport '74.

  18. Rock: Ry Cooder & David Lindley at the Fillmore Rock Ry Cooder & David Lindley at the Fillmore Fillmore Auditorium Apr 27, 1994 Rock: Ry Cooder & David Lindley at the Fillmore Fillmore Auditorium | Apr 27, 1994

    Guitarist Cooder, who turns 70 today, joins his multi-instrumental partner on "Mercury Blues," "Hold That Snake" and "Oh Death" in 1994.

  19. Rock: A Rolling Stones Covers Playlist Rock A Rolling Stones Covers Playlist Rock: A Rolling Stones Covers Playlist A Rolling Stones Covers Playlist

    Everyone from Devo to John Cougar, Johnny Winter, Jerry Garcia, The Meters, Jamiroquai, Billy Preston and Buckwheat Zydeco is featured.

  20. Jazz: Shirley Scott at Carnegie Hall, 1974 Jazz Shirley Scott at Carnegie Hall, 1974 Carnegie Hall Jul 1, 1974 Jazz: Shirley Scott at Carnegie Hall, 1974 Carnegie Hall | Jul 1, 1974

    The Hammond organist, born on this day in 1934, leads a two-tenor outfit featuring saxophonists George Coleman and Harold Vick.

  21. Interviews: Video: Reminiscing with Q Interviews Video: Reminiscing with Q Rock Influence Nov 4, 1984 Interviews: Video: Reminiscing with Q Rock Influence | Nov 4, 1984 watch video

    Quincy Jones, who turns 84 today, talks about his early influences, including his tight association with Ray Charles, in this '84 interview.

  22. Country: Michael Martin Murphey at the Lone Star Country Michael Martin Murphey at the Lone Star Lone Star Cafe Oct 25, 1983 Country: Michael Martin Murphey at the Lone Star Lone Star Cafe | Oct 25, 1983

    The singer-songwriter, who turns 72 today, performs his hits "Wildfire," "Carolina in the Pines" and "Don't Count the Rainy Days" in a 1983 set.

  23. Rock: A Doc Pomus Memorial Playlist Rock A Doc Pomus Memorial Playlist Rock: A Doc Pomus Memorial Playlist A Doc Pomus Playlist

    Dr. John, Dion, Emmylou Harris and Sha Na Na play "Teenager In Love," "Little Sister" and more written by Pomus, who died on this day in 1991.

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