The singer and slap bass innovator leads his Graham Central Station on an hour-long Sly & The Family Stone medley in this '92 Tramps set.
Country pop legend Marty Robbins holds out until the very end of this marathon set to play his most well known composition, "El Paso."
The legendary drummer leads a quintet featuring trumpeter Charles Tolliver, pianist Stanley Cowell and bassist Jymie Merritt at '67 Newport.
A shockingly frank interview with Freddy Mercury, and an amazing 1977 performance including a rare fast version of "We Will Rock You."
Blue Oyster Cult live, captured in the band's greatest era. This short set includes 'Don't Fear the Reaper' and a cover of 'Born to Be Wild.'
Watch the beloved singer charm his audience with classy, swinging renditions of "Watch What Happens," "I Got Rhythm" and "Smile."
The legendary Ash Grove in LA was a vital link in the chain of preservation for American folk, gospel, country, bluegrass and, of course, the blues.
Frontman Bob "The Bear" Hite leads the shuffle kings on "Going Up the Country" and "On the Road Again" in a Woodstock 10th anniversary set.
The Athens, Georgia party band performs infectious dance tunes from their self-titled debut at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston.
Greenwich Village's Bottom Line has been home to some of the greatest blues performances ever recorded, and we've got them in the Vault.
The bassist and prolific composer leads the Chicago Blues All-Stars on his shuffle "29 Ways," "Backdoor Man," and others in this 1973 set.
The Pretenders frontwoman covers the Beatles' "In My Life" and Bob Dylan's "Property of Jesus" in this set from Royal Albert Hall in '86.
Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker and Jack Bruce play "Crossroads," "I'm So Glad" and "Sunshine of Your Love" in this '68 set from Oakland.
Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter Elizabeth Ziman delivers haunting, melancholic songs from Taller Children and Like It Never Happened.
The late-great artist took the stage in Scotland for this powerful, unaccompanied set back in 1994.
Hear East L.A.'s Los Lobos bring their eclectic blend of rockabilly, Tex-Mex, folk, Cajun, and traditional Mexican songs to Cincinnati's Metro in 1984.
The zany and innovative British comedy troupe performs classic bits like "Nudge, Nudge" and "Pet Shop" in this 1976 NYC show.
Charter members Steve Winwood and Jim Capaldi lead a new lineup on "Pearly Queen" and "Dear Mr. Fantasy" at the Saugerties festival.
The singer-songwriter gets an assist from Mara Carlyle on musical saw on the mournful "Show Me the Way to Go Home" and "Simple Town."
With their expansive, anthemic sound perfected on 1987's The Joshua Tree, U2 was poised to conquer the world, stadium by stadium.
Boz Scaggs and Quicksilver Messenger Service guitarist John Cipollina sit in with the Dead on Robert Johnson's "Walkin' Blues" in this 1982 set.
The virtuoso pianist blazes through Clifford Brown's "Daahoud" and Dizzy Gillespie's "Woody N' You" with Ray Brown and Ed Thigpen.
Steven Tyler fronts the classic rock band from Boston on their mega hits "Sweet Emotion," "Dream On" and "Walk This Way" in this 1975 set.
Hear classic DMB fare like "One Sweet World," "Rhyme & Reason," "Ants Marching" and a cover of "Take Me to the River" with guest Al Green.
The Catskills troubadour performs his intimate, heart-wrenching ballads "New York Times" and "Courtney Love" at 2KHz Studios.
The Irish rock band formed by the late bassist Phil Lynott perform their classic "The Boys Are Back in Town" in this 1977 set.
Singer Pauline Black leads the U.K. ska revival band through an energized set featuring "Train to Skaville" and "Three Minute Hero."
The founding members of the Byrds join forces on "Mr. Tambourine Man," "Eight Miles High" and others in 1978.
40 years ago today, Carlos Santana and John McLaughlin played this psychedelically powered jazz-rock jam in Berkeley, CA.
The tenor sax great performs his ode to Thelonious, "A Monk's Dream," in this swinging set from the hallowed Greenwich Village nightclub.
Watch one Chicago soul singer cover another, as JC Brooks lays into a funky version of Jeff Tweedy's "I Am Trying To Break Your Heart."
Mandolinist-singer Chris Thile leads the 'newgrass' band on Jimmie Rodgers' "Brakeman's Blues" and tunes from Who's Feeling Young Now?.
The conceptual artist-vocalist-beatbox master morphs from evangelist preacher to radio DJ to Cockney soundman in this 2011 session.
Singer-songwriter Ben Lubeck leads the inventive Minneapolis-based alt-country band on tunes from When It Sinks In in 2012.
Superstar crooner Bon Iver and folk master Doug Paisley share the stage tonight at Radio City Music Hall. Hear them back to back in this soft and sweet playlist.
Hear Cheap Trick, U2, Grateful Dead, Aretha Franklin, St. Vincent, Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, Alanis Morissette, John Legend and others.
The energetic Cockney punk rocks The Bottom Line with The Blockheads on his first U.S. tour in the wake of his 1978 debut, New Boots and Panties!!
The perennial poll-winning guitarist performs this week at Birdland in NYC. See him play "Little Walk" and other tunes from Meant to Be.
Watch or listen to this set featuring the new wave hero and his original backing band rocking the Capitol Theatre in May of '78.
Before the covers and the karaoke bars, catch Journey in 1981, and relive that special moment when you were first told "Don't Stop Believin'."
The outrageous comedian delivers her signature line: ''Ain't nothin' an old man can do for me but bring me a message from a young man.''
The neo-bluesman performs John Lee Hooker's "Bumble Bee Blues" and Skip James' "Hard Time Killing Floor Blues" in this '98 Tramps set.
40 years ago, the frantic "Dueling Banjos" became one of the few instrumentals to go gold. Hear Hee Haw star Roy Clark's rendition in '82.
Movie star Jeff Bridges has played many roles, from supervillain Iron Monger to The Dude. Now hear him play guitar at McCabe's in 1991.
The Godfathers of Heavy Metal perform classics like "Iron Man," "War Pigs" and "Paranoid" along with new tunes from Sabotage.
Though audibly uncomfortable with promoting himself, the Boss opens up for invaluable moments of candor in this chat, a must-listen for Bruce fans.
Singer Robert Lamm asks the musical question, "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?" and guitarist Terry Kath explores on "Poem 58."
The Omaha-based trio performs "Sex to the Devil," "Heat Lightning" and other tunes from their self-titled debut in this 2012 Daytrotter session.