Hear the Canadian singer-songwriter open for Cold Blood and Canned Heat back in 1968.
The Metallica bassist discusses the making of the Jaco Pastorius documentary he produced and financed over the course of six years.
The iconic San Francisco singer performs with The Loading Zone in a 1968 set and leads her own group in a 1971 set from the Fillmore West.
Bringing new meaning to the term "Uncut," this 1986 performance from the height of the former SNL star's stand-up career is not for the faint.
The late saxophonist-bandleader, Britain's Sir John Dankworth, would've been 85 today. Hear his first American performance at the '59 Newport Festival.
The late, great soul singer performs his hits "Funky Broadway" and "In the Midnight Hour" and covers the Beatles' "Hey Jude" in this '94 set.
The Big Man takes a break from working for The Boss to deliver this set of saxophone-fueled, soulful rock and roll to a jubilant Philadelphia crowd.
The pioneering rapper reminisces about the days of block parties, DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and his 1980 smash hit "The Breaks."
Mississippi-born Omar Kent Dykes showcases his growling vocals and stinging guitar work on "Hoy Hoy" and "Mississippi Hoodoo Man" in '87.
The guitar great unleashes his potent chops on tunes by King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer in this set from Hammersmith-Odeon.
From hard rain to tempest, the Dylan deluge won't quit. Hear this '74 collaboration with The Band, and prepare for 30 days of Dylan.
The Rastafarian reggae superstar performs "Stir It Up," "I Shot the Sheriff" and "Get Up, Stand Up" in a set from the Boston nightclub.
The Grammy-winning group performs slick vocalese renditions of Woody Herman's "Four Brothers" and Weather Report's "Birdland" in '83.
One of the finest interpreters of the Great American Songbook, Sarah Vaughan possessed a magnificent voice that made her one of the best jazz singers.
Sisters Ann and Nancy Wilson play their hits "Barracuda" and "Crazy On You" along with tunes from Dog and Butterfly and Bebe le Strange.
What better way is there to celebrate the birth of the Rolling Stones drummer than with this audio/video recording of the Stones in '81?
Jerry Garcia leads the ultimate jam band on covers of "Smokestack Lightning," "I'm a King Bee," "Little Red Rooster" and "Walkin' Blues."
The epic art rockers headed to California in '77 for this monumental show, including a performance of Wish You Were Here in its entirety.
The standup (and voice of Rabbi Hyman Krustofski in "The Simpsons") skewers politics, Jewish-Gentile differences and more in this '91 concert.
The heavy metal juggernaut goes acoustic on versions of "Fade To Black," "Nothing Else Matters" and others in this Bridge School Benefit.
Section members played on studio albums for Carole King, James Taylor, CSNY and others. Hear their original material in this eclectic 1973 set.
It's been 25 years since The Dead released their top-selling album In The Dark. Listen to Jerry and the gang take these songs to new heights with this playlist.
The British guitarist and Hendrix disciple wails on "Too Rolling Stoned" and other tunes from Bridge of Sighs in this 1975 set from Winterland.
The punk poet paints vivid images of the decadent Greenwich Village Halloween Parade in this 1989 performance of his New York.
Let JJR provide the soundtrack to a weekend (weeklong?) bender that'd make Little Richard proud.
Day 2 of the 60th annual Newport Jazz Festival continues today. These 1998 highlights Diana Krall, Michael Brecker, Arturo Sandoval and more.
This short and sweet set from Chet Atkins was recorded in Nashville in '85. The songs are a nice representation of the country sound he helped develop.
Hear Withers discuss his late start in music in his down-to-earth manner and look for his 9-album box set spanning '71-'85, available now.
Rumors of Stones show at Brooklyn's Barclays Center prove unfounded: they'll play Newark, NJ instead. Get started up with this Still Life tour set in '81.
Owen Ashworth, the brain behind the quirky lo-fi one-man band, performs tunes from Twinkle Echo and Etiquette in this 2009 set.
The heartland rockers bring their quintessentially American sound to the Hammersmith-Odeon on their 1980 Damn the Torpedoes tour.
The rootsy "Appalachian post-punk solipsist" (aka Will Oldham) performs "Careless Love" and "Strange Form of Life" in this 2010 set.
The legendary pianist who brought a new sensibility to jazz performs gentle versions of "You Don't Know What Love Is" and "B Minor Waltz."
The guitarist-singer just released The Blues, The Whole Blues and Nothing But The Blues. Hear him as a young blues scholar in '75.
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.
The country star premieres material from Where Your Road Leads and duets with Garth Brooks at the megastore's headquarters.
The confessional folk-rocker performs her hit "Come to My Window" and a stirring Janis Joplin tribute, "Piece of My Heart," in this '93 set.
The swinging saxophonist interprets the haunting theme from Roman Polanski's frightening film in this 1978 Great American Music Hall concert.
The stoner duo performs their famous "Up In Smoke" sketch before a raucous Spring Break audience in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1977.
The trio's timeless indie rock is celebrated in this playlist of Dinosaur Jr. and J. Mascis jams.
Musician, historian and ambassador for the blues, B.B. will always be one of the most influential guitarists in the history of the instrument.
The girl group performs their biggest hits, the Prince-penned "Manic Monday" and "Walk Like an Egyptian," at this 1986 concert.
The New Orleans party band lays down infectious parade beats on "My Feet Can't Fail Me Now" and "Snowball" in this 2003 set.
The pop singer showcases his powerful pipes on "Fool's Game" and other tunes from his self-titled Columbia Records debut in this '83 set.
Bo Dollis leads the New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian tribe on "Handa Wanda" and "Smoke My Peace Pipe (Smoke It Right)" at Fordham.
The guitarist-singer, a New Orleans favorite, brings his funky brand of blues and soulful R&B ballads to this 1995 Tramps concert.
The Chicago guitarist unleashes stinging licks on a set of old school tunes like "Orphan Blues," "Don't Lie to Me" and "Sweet Little Angel."
The iconic troubadour performs Hendrix's "All Along the Watchtower," Joni Mitchell's "Woodstock" and Dylan's "Maggie's Farm" in this video.