The outlaw country star performs his hits "Good Hearted Woman," "Amanda" and "Good Ol' Boys (Theme Trom The Dukes of Hazzard)."
David and Howard Bellamy lead their band on their hits "Spiders and Snakes," "The Night They Killed Country" and "Dancin' Cowboys."
The trumpeter, who turns 53 today, performs Miles Davis' "Flamenco Sketches" and Burt Bacharach's "The Look of Love" with his quintet.
On this day in 1978, bassist Sid Vicious was arrested for the murder of his girlfriend Nancy Spungen. See him earlier that year in concert.
The blue-eyed soul icon turns 69 today. Hear him with John Oates performing "Rich Girl," "She's Gone" and "Private Eyes" in this '81 set.
The drummer-bandleader, born on this day in 1919, plays the '59 Newport Jazz Festival with his Jazz Messengers featuring Lee Morgan.
The regal soul singer, who died on this day in 2010, performs the R&B classic "If You Need Me" and a Little Richard medley in this 1995 set.
The great vibraphonist, who died on this day in 1999, is featured on John Lewis' "Django" with the Modern Jazz Quartet at '59 Newport.
The singer-songwriter, who turns 67 today, performs his hits "Running on Empty" and "The Pretender" in this 1979 No-Nukes benefit concert.
Robert "Kool" Bell, who turns 65 today, leads the Jersey City funkateers on their hits "Jungle Boogie," "Ladies Night," "Joanna" and "Celebration."
The flutist-bandleader performs his hit "Memphis Underground" and an instrumental version of the soul anthem "Hold On, I'm Coming" in 1973.
The guitarist-singer-songwriter performs "Come to My Window" and other tunes from her 'coming out' album Yes I Am in this intimate set.
Guitarist-singer Hamish Stuart, who turns 66 today, leads the Scottish funk and R&B band on "Person to Person" and "Pick Up the Pieces."
The coolest instrumental band out of Nashville is led by a Midwesterner (guitarist Jeremey Fetzer) and a Brit (pedal steel player Spencer Cullum).
The B-3 organist (aka Khalid Yasin), born on this day in 1940, leads his electrifying fusion band on "New York Electric Street Music" in 1975.
The Midwestern singer-songwriter, who turns 64 today, performs his big hit "Jack & Diane" from his breakthrough American Fool in '82.
The longtime Basie drummer, born on this day in 1911, performs with Mose Allison, Ella Fitzgerald, Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Benny Carter.
The Brit art rock band applies absurdist humor to tunes like "Art For Art's Sake," "Worst Band in the World" and "I'm Not in Love" in 1975.
The East L.A. band performs tunes from their latest Tin Can Trust along with their '92 classic "Kiko and the Lavender Moon" in a 2011 session.
Hear the Brit comedy troupe perform "The Lumberjack Song" and other hilarious bits like "Travel Agent" and "Nudge Nudge" in this '76 show.
The singer-songwriter covers Arthur Alexander's "You Better Move On" and performs his soulful R&B lament "Teardrops Must Fall" in an '81 set.
The innovative and influential pianist performs solo renditions of "Tea for Two," "Fine And Dandy" and "Stardust" at the Nice Jazz Festival.
The Texas pianist, who was born on this day in 1908, performs "The Cafe Society Boogie" and "The Price Is Right" at the Newport Jazzfest.
The Scottish guitarist and founder of Pentangle died on this day in 2011. Hear him with fellow folk guitarist John Renbourn in a 1970 set.
Bassist-songwriter and founding member of Weezer Matt Sharp leads his other group on "Life Without a Brain" from The Last Little Life.
Bob Geldof, who turns 64 today, leads the Irish new wave band on "(I Never Loved) Eva Braun" and other tunes from A Tonic for the Troops.
The baritone sax ace leads his 19-piece Age of Steam on "K4 Pacific," "One to Ten in Ohio" and a beautiful rendition of "Waltzing Matilda."
The hitmaker, who turns 72 today, plays a truckload of favorites including "Living in the U.S.A.," "Fly Like an Eagle" and "Space Cowboy."
The soulful singer from Port Arthur, Texas died on this day in 1970. See her with Big Brother & The Holding Company in this 1968 documentary.
The trumpeter-composer, who died on this day 1999, co-leads the Jazzet with saxophonist Benny Golson at Newport Jazz, 1960.
The late, great Texas guitar slinger Stevie Ray Vaughan would've turned 61 today. Hear him play with fire, intensity and swagger at Newport '85.
The Newport Jazz Festival founder turns 90 today. Hear him play piano with various editions of the Newport All-Stars from 1960 to 1974.
The former Police man turns 64 today. Hear him cover "Penny Lane," "Ain't No Sunshine" and "Purple Haze" in this '93 set from Las Vegas.
The Oakland-born ivory-tickler, born on this day in 1913, plays Eubie Blake's "Chevy Chase" and James Scott's "New Era Rag" in a '73 set.
The Texas alto saxman turns blues shouter on his signature "Kidney Stew" along with "Person to Person" and "Cherry Red" in this playlist.
The great bassist-composer, who turns 69 today, joins pianist Gonzalo Rubalcaba, tenor saxophonist Chris Potter and drummer Eric Harland.
Genesis bassist-guitarist Mike Rutherford, who turns 65 today, leads his band on hits "All I Need Is A Miracle" and "Silent Running."
The venerable pianist-composer leads his quartet on a bouncy "Broadway Bossa Nova" and a stirring "Somewhere Over the Rainbow."
Soul singer Max Carl leads the R&B band on "True Lovin' Woman," "Give It Up" and more tunes from Cardiac Party in this '82 New Years Eve set.
The singer-songwriter-slide guitarist, who turns 70 today, plays tunes from We The People and covers Jimi Hendrix's "Up From the Skies."
The Senegalese singer-percussionist, who turns 56 today, performs tunes from Nelson Mandela and Imigrés on a Human Rights Now! tour.
Frontman John McCrea leads the alt-rock band on "Sheep Go To Heaven" and a cover of the Gloria Gaynor disco hit "I Will Survive."
The southern rock band performs their hits "So Into You" and "Back Up Against the Wall" and encores with Little Richard's "Long Tall Sally."
The L.A. band, featuring Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder, plays "I'm a King Bee," "Fannie Mae" and "Corinne, Corrina" in this set from 50 years ago.
The iconic drummer, born on this day in 1917, leads his big band on "Norwegian Wood," "Birdland" and "Channel One Suite" at Newport '78.
The Phish guitarist-singer-songwriter, who turns 51 today, releases his new album Paper Wheels in October. Hear him in a solo set from 2008.
The Charlie Parker disciple, who played his final concert earlier this month, died on Tuesday at age 83. Hear him with Zoot Sims in '76.
Jerry Lee Lewis, who shook up the rock 'n' roll world in 1957 with "Great Balls of Fire" and "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," kills it in this '81 set.