The king of the blues got a star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame 22 years ago today. Listen to him thrill the Fillmore in 1971.
Hear Chet Atkins, known for his legendary influence as the cultivator of the "Nashville Sound," live from the Music City in '85!
The remarkable reedman plays Trane's "Giant Steps," Duke's "Creole Love Call" and his "Echoes of Primitive Ohio and Chili Dogs" in 1975.
The reggae superstar performs "Lively Up Yourself," "I Shot the Sheriff" and "Get Up, Stand Up" with the Wailers at the Lyceum Ballroom in '75.
James Brown passed on Christmas Day, 2006. Hear him get on the goodfoot with "Licking Stick" and "Mother Popcorn" at '69 Newport.
Six years before the Top-40 shocker "I Touch Myself," this Australian band brought their unique mix of new wave and hard rock to the NYC club crowd.
Listening to this show from one of the world's best selling rock bands feels like the first time, all over again.
In Born To Be Blue, which premieres this week, the actor takes on the role of the tormented trumpet star. Hear a two-hour Baker playlist
Roots rock 'n' rollers perform their early '50s hits "Work With Me Annie" and "Finger Poppin' Time" and "The Twist" in this 1997 concert.
Warren Zevon performs his monster classic, "Werewolves of London," at the annual Bridge School Benefit concert in 1993.
The singer-songwriter fronts members of the NYC band Stuff on "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" and "Late in the Evening" in 1980.
Ray Benson leads the Austin-based band on "Route 66," Louis Jordan's "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie" and "San Antonio Rose" in this '96 set.
The Brit art rock band just released its ninth studio album, A Moon Shaped Pool. Hear them premiere The Bends in this '85 Tramps set.
Guitarist-singer-songwriter Steven Van Zandt plays "Justice" and other politically-tinged tunes from his album Voice of America in this '84 set.
The Nigerian guitarist-composer and world music pioneer brings his Yoruban dance music to Tramps in this mesmerizing 1996 set.
The zany and innovative British comedy troupe performs classic bits like "Nudge, Nudge" and "Pet Shop" in this 1976 NYC show.
The Jamaican reggae star performs "Pressure Drop," "Monkey Man" and a rocksteady take on John Denver's "Take Me Home Country Roads."
The prolific composer-arranger appears with his 21-piece orchestra at the 1959 Newport Jazz Festival with special guest, alto saxophonist Charlie Mariano.
The blues troubadour, who is currently on sabbatical until August, performs "Think," "She Caught the Katy" and "Mr. Pitiful" in 1997.
Here's a mix of rock, soul and pop songs played by jazz artists in the Vault.
Have a laugh with Robin Williams performing during Bill Graham's memorial concert in Golden Gate Park from 1991.
The Boston-based trio, fronted by singer-guitarist Brad Barr, performs tunes from Eisenhower and covers The Who's "Baba O'Riley" in 2007.
The legendary Stax house band weren't just session musicians--they wrote and performed their own songs, as well.
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 Omaha-based trio performs "Sex to the Devil," "Heat Lightning" and other tunes from their self-titled debut in this 2012 Daytrotter session.
Jakob Dylan leads the L.A. band on acoustic versions of their hit single "One Headlight" and other tunes from Bringing Down the Horse.
Joan Baez, Bob Neuwirth, T-Bone Burnett, Ramblin Jack Elliott, and more join Dylan for this historic set from 1975.
The co-founder of the Jefferson Airplane talks about his relationship with Grace Slick and their daughter China in this '82 interview.
Featuring two former members of Mitch Ryder's Detroit Wheels, The Rockets took that band's Motor City soul and revved it up for the '70s and '80s.
The Virginia-born autoharp virtuoso performs "Old Joe Clark," "Faded Love," "Swanee River," "You Are My Sunshine" and other folk gems.
The saxophonist performs John Coltrane's "Giant Steps" and a two-horn version of Duke Ellington's "Satin Doll" with his Vibration Society.
The singer-songwriter performs his "Take This Job And Shove It," "Long Haired Redneck" and "Jack Daniels, If You Please" in 1984.
With their expansive, anthemic sound perfected on 1987's The Joshua Tree, U2 was poised to conquer the world, stadium by stadium.
This raucous Ian Hunter performance at the Agora Ballroom finds the former Mott the Hoople frontman reunited with ex-David Bowie guitarist Mick Ronson.
See guitarist and "Problem Child" Angus Young do his spazz-dance with his Gibson SG in this 1979 Oakland Coliseum concert.
If you can't make it to Paris this weekend, enjoy selected RES bands here.
Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers paint three individual pictures of life in one of the world's biggest bands.
One of Bowie's more famous personas was revealed on his Station To Station tour of 1976, premiering tunes like "TVC 15" and "Stay."
Mississippi John Hurt's easy finger picking style shines a light on the the blues in this upbeat folksy set from 1964.
The pianist-singer-songwriter shows his sly, sardonic side on "How Much Truth Can a Man Stand" and "If You Only Knew" in this 1977 set.
Hear a set full of soul and power from great blues-rock guitarist Alvin Lee in London 1975.
Hear where some of your favorite comics got their start in this hilarious playlist.
In 1984 at the age of 44, Tina Turner finally hit #1. Hear her talk about her first #1 single in this interview less than a year later.
The former founding member of The Minutemen leads his group on "Against the '70s," "Piss-Bottle Man" and "Chinese Firedrill" in a '95 set.
Chrissie Hynde leads the Brit band on their hit song "Brass in Pocket"," "Tattooed Love Boys" and other tunes from their self-titled debut LP.
Dickey Betts joins fellow guitarist Warren Haynes and the rest on ABB classics like "Blue Sky," "Midnight Rider" and "Whipping Post."
The Kansas native and New York City resident performs "Sentimental Heart" and the title track of Neon Repairman in this solo set from 2013.
The virtuoso plays a haunting minor key version of "The Star Spangled Banner" and tackles one of the Bach Violin Partitas in a solo set.