Concert Vault
  1. Jazz: The Best Latin Jazz From the Vault Jazz The Best Latin Jazz From the Vault Jazz: The Best Latin Jazz From the Vault The Best Latin Jazz From The Vault

    Hear hot salsa and infectious Afro-Cuban grooves by Tito Puente, Eddie Palmieri, Ray Barretto, Dizzy Gillespie and others in this playlist.

  2. Folk & Bluegrass: A Birthday Salute to Chlifton Chenier Folk & Bluegrass A Birthday Salute to Chlifton Chenier Beauregard Square Apr 23, 1970 Folk & Bluegrass: A Birthday Salute to Chlifton Chenier Beauregard Square | Apr 23, 1970

    The late king of zydeco, who was born on this day in 1925, plays "Les Bons Temps Rouler" and "Zydeco Boogie Woogie" in this 1970 set.

  3. Folk & Bluegrass: Bluegrass Meets The Beatles Folk & Bluegrass Bluegrass Meets The Beatles Newport Folk Festival Jul 27, 1968 Folk & Bluegrass: Bluegrass Meets The Beatles Newport Folk Festival | Jul 27, 1968

    On this day in 1968, "Paperback Writer" reached #1 on the U.S. singles charts. Hear the Charles River Valley Boys cover that Fab Four favorite.

  4. Folk & Bluegrass: Carly Simon's Daytrotter Session Folk & Bluegrass Carly Simon's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Oct 27, 2009 Folk & Bluegrass: Carly Simon's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Oct 27, 2009

    The singer-songwriter, who turns 71 today, performs "No Freedom" and her classic "You're So Vain" with her son Ben Taylor.

  5. Jazz: Charlie Hunter's Pound for Pound in Cali Jazz Charlie Hunter's Pound for Pound in Cali Calaveras County Fairgrounds May 23, 1998 Jazz: Charlie Hunter's Pound for Pound in Cali Calaveras County Fairgrounds | May 23, 1998

    The 8-string guitarist jazzes up Bob Marley's "Them Belly Full (But We Hungry)" and The Supremes' "You Keep Me Hanging On" in a '98 set.

  6. Folk & Bluegrass: Terry Riley's Mesmerizing Minimalism Folk & Bluegrass Terry Riley's Mesmerizing Minimalism Great American Music Hall Apr 23, 1983 Folk & Bluegrass: Terry Riley's Mesmerizing Minimalism Great American Music Hall | Apr 23, 1983

    The keyboardist-composer, who turns 81 today, performs his raga "Songs From the Old Country" featuring Krishna Bhatt on sitar in 1983.

  7. Jazz: George Russell Sextet at Newport, 1964 Jazz George Russell Sextet at Newport, 1964 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1964 Jazz: George Russell Sextet at Newport, 1964 Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1964

    The composer-arranger-theoricst, born on this day in 1923, leads his band on provocative originals like "The Outer View" and "Stratosphunk."

  8. Blues: Remembering Bobby 'Blue' Bland Blues Remembering Bobby 'Blue' Bland Avery Fisher Hall Jun 30, 1974 Blues: Remembering Bobby 'Blue' Bland Avery Fisher Hall | Jun 30, 1974

    The soulful singer, who passed away on this day in 2013, performs classics like "Ain't That Lovin' You" and "Further On Up The Road" in '74.

  9. Indie: Video: Robert Randolph & the Family Band Indie Video: Robert Randolph & the Family Band Jackson Hole Music Festival Aug 16, 2008 Indie: Video: Robert Randolph & the Family Band Jackson Hole Music Festival | Aug 16, 2008 watch video

    The pedal steel sensation pays tribute to Bo Diddley then wails on "Ain't Nothing Wrong With That" at the 2008 Jackson Hole Music Festival.

  10. Rock: Robert Hunter Steps Out Rock Robert Hunter Steps Out Capitol Theatre Mar 17, 1978 Rock: Robert Hunter Steps Out Capitol Theatre | Mar 17, 1978 watch video

    The longtime Grateful Dead lyricist, who turns 75 today, leads his own band on tunes from his second solo album Tiger Rose in this '78 set.

  11. Indie: Of Montreal in Milwaukee Indie Of Montreal in Milwaukee Pabst Theater Sep 24, 2010 Indie: Of Montreal in Milwaukee Pabst Theater | Sep 24, 2010

    Enigmatic Kevin Barnes leads the Athens, Georgia-based group on "Casualty of You" and others in this 2010 set from the Pabst Theater.

  12. Blues: Willie Dixon IS the Blues Blues Willie Dixon IS the Blues Great American Music Hall Dec 13, 1973 Blues: Willie Dixon IS the Blues Great American Music Hall | Dec 13, 1973

    The bassist and prolific composer leads the Chicago Blues All-Stars on his shuffle "29 Ways," "Backdoor Man," and others in this 1973 set.

  13. Rock: Cyndi Lauper is So Unusual Rock Cyndi Lauper is So Unusual Savoy Dec 31, 1983 Rock: Cyndi Lauper is So Unusual Savoy | Dec 31, 1983

    The Queens-born singer-songwriter, who turns 63 today, performs "She Bop," "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" and more from her 1983 debut.

  14. Rock: The Kinks at the Felt Forum Rock The Kinks at the Felt Forum Felt Forum Nov 16, 1972 Rock: The Kinks at the Felt Forum Felt Forum | Nov 16, 1972

    Ray Davies, who turns 72 today, leads the group on classics like "Victoria," "Lola" and "You Really Got Me" in this '72 set from New York.

  15. Jazz: Freddie Hubbard at Carnegie Hall, '72 Jazz Freddie Hubbard at Carnegie Hall, '72 Carnegie Hall Jul 4, 1972 Jazz: Freddie Hubbard at Carnegie Hall, '72 Carnegie Hall | Jul 4, 1972

    The great trumpeter was at the peak of his powers in this set which has him stretching on the Stylistics' "People Make the World Go Round."

  16. Indie: Video: Counting Crows at Woodstock, '99 Indie Video: Counting Crows at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 24, 1999 Indie: Video: Counting Crows at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage | Jul 24, 1999 watch video

    The California band performs their hit single "Mr. Jones" and other tunes from August and Everything After and Recovering the Satellites.

  17. Blues: Skip James' Haunting Laments Blues Skip James' Haunting Laments Hampton Jazz Festival Jun 27, 1968 Blues: Skip James' Haunting Laments Hampton Jazz Festival | Jun 27, 1968

    The Delta bluesman performs his "I'm So Glad" (later covered by Cream) and is joined by the Staple Singers at the 1968 Hampton Jazz Festival.

  18. Rock: Nils Lofgren at the Record Plant Rock Nils Lofgren at the Record Plant Record Plant Oct 31, 1975 Rock: Nils Lofgren at the Record Plant Record Plant | Oct 31, 1975

    The guitarist, formerly with Crazy Horse and currently with the E Street Band, turns 65 today. Hear him showcase his own tunes in this '75 set.

  19. Jazz: Welcome to Lea DeLaria's Party! Jazz Welcome to Lea DeLaria's Party! Newport Jazz Festival Aug 11, 2002 Jazz: Welcome to Lea DeLaria's Party! Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 11, 2002 watch video

    Carrie "Big Boo" Black from Orange is the New Black swings Sondheim's "The Ballad of Sweeney Todd" and more in this 2002 Newport video.

  20. Folk & Bluegrass: A Woody Guthrie Tribute Folk & Bluegrass A Woody Guthrie Tribute Folk & Bluegrass: A Woody Guthrie Tribute Woody Guthrie Playlist

    A diverse list of artists from Ry Cooder to Ramblin' Jack Elliott, the Byrds and the Grateful Dead play tunes by the Dust Bowl troubadour.

  21. Rock: The Beach Boys Bring in Summer Rock The Beach Boys Bring in Summer Springfield Civic Center May 15, 1979 Rock: The Beach Boys Bring in Summer Springfield Civic Center | May 15, 1979

    Brian Wilson, who turns 74 today, leads the California band on classics like "Surfer Girl," "Help Me, Rhonda" and "Good Vibrations" in 1979.

  22. Country: Remembering Chet Atkins Country Remembering Chet Atkins Nashville Jun 6, 1985 Country: Remembering Chet Atkins Nashville | Jun 6, 1985

    The influential guitarist and Nashville record producer was born on this day in 1924. Hear him play "Ready For the Times to Get Better" in 1985.

  23. Rock: A Birthday Salute to Lionel Richie Rock A Birthday Salute to Lionel Richie Houston, TX Dec 3, 1986 Rock: A Birthday Salute to Lionel Richie Houston, TX | Dec 3, 1986

    The former lead singer of the Commodores and prolific songwriter turns 67 today. Hear him perform "Dancing on the Ceiling" in a '86 set.

  24. Featured: A Father's Day Playlist Featured A Father's Day Playlist Featured: A Father's Day Playlist Fathers Day playlist

    Hear John Hiatt's "Your Dad Did," Dave Edmunds' "Dear Dad" and Loretta Lynn's "They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore."

  25. Rock: Heart Kicks It Out Rock Heart Kicks It Out Universal Amphitheatre Jul 17, 1977 Rock: Heart Kicks It Out Universal Amphitheatre | Jul 17, 1977

    Lead singer Ann Wilson, who turns 66 today, delivers typically intense vocal performances on "Magic Man" and "Crazy on You" in this '77 set.

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  1. Rock: Happy Birthday, Sir Paul! Rock Happy Birthday, Sir Paul! RFK Stadium Jul 4, 1990 Rock: Happy Birthday, Sir Paul! RFK Stadium | Jul 4, 1990

    Paul McCartney turns 74 today. Hear him perform classic Beatles and Wings tunes in this 1990 concert from RFK Stadium in Washington D.C.

  2. Rock: Remembering the Big Man Rock Remembering the Big Man Rock: Remembering the Big Man Clarence Clemons playlist

    The late saxophonist Clarence Clemons died on this day in 2011. Hear him with his Red Band Rockers and Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band.

  3. Rock: Video: The Mothership Lands in Woodstock Rock Video: The Mothership Lands in Woodstock Woodstock 99 West Stage Jul 23, 1999 Rock: Video: The Mothership Lands in Woodstock Woodstock 99 West Stage | Jul 23, 1999 watch video

    George Clinton leads the P-Funk All-Stars on anthems like "We Want the Funk" and "Mothership Connection" at the 1999 Woodstock Festival.

  4. Jazz: Dizzy Sings! Jazz Dizzy Sings! Jazz: Dizzy Sings! Dizzy Sings!

    The virtuosic trumpeter and bebop/world music innovator turns vocalist on "I'm Goin' Fishin'," "Oo-Pa-Pa-Da," "Ooh Shoo Be Doo Be" and others.

  5. Folk & Bluegrass: Sweet Honey in the Rock's Folk Tales Folk & Bluegrass Sweet Honey in the Rock's Folk Tales Madison Square Garden Sep 21, 1979 Folk & Bluegrass: Sweet Honey in the Rock's Folk Tales Madison Square Garden | Sep 21, 1979

    Bernice Johnson Reagon leads the D.C.-based all-women a cappella ensemble on "Echo" and "If You Had Lived" in this '79 benefit concert.

  6. Blues: John Mayall at Philharmonic Hall, 1973 Blues John Mayall at Philharmonic Hall, 1973 Philharmonic Hall Jul 5, 1973 Blues: John Mayall at Philharmonic Hall, 1973 Philharmonic Hall | Jul 5, 1973

    The Godfather of British Blues premieres his Jazz Blues Fusion band featuring trumpeter Blue Mitchell and saxophonist Red Holloway.

  7. Rock: Ike & Tina Turner at Newport, 1970 Rock Ike & Tina Turner at Newport, 1970 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 11, 1970 Rock: Ike & Tina Turner at Newport, 1970 Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 11, 1970

    The husband-wife team delivers a scintillating set that includes covers of "Respect," "Land of 1,000 Dances" and "Honky Tonk Women."

  8. Jazz: Video: Max Roach at Newport Jazz Video: Max Roach at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Aug 16, 1992 Jazz: Video: Max Roach at Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 16, 1992 watch video

    The jazz legend performs solo drum pieces "Ghost Dance," "I'm Singing With Drumsticks in My Hand" and "Tribute to Papa Jo Jones" in a '92 set.

  9. Blues: Video: The Blues Brothers at Winterland Blues Video: The Blues Brothers at Winterland Winterland Dec 31, 1978 Blues: Video: The Blues Brothers at Winterland Winterland | Dec 31, 1978 watch video

    The Blues Brothers film premiered in Chicago on this day in 1980. See Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi in character in this '78 Winterland set.

  10. Rock: The Pretenders at the Heatwave Fest Rock The Pretenders at the Heatwave Fest Heatwave Festival Aug 23, 1980 Rock: The Pretenders at the Heatwave Fest Heatwave Festival | Aug 23, 1980

    James Honeyman Scott, who died on this day in 1982, shares guitar duties with Chrissie Hynde in this 1980 set from Ontario, Canada.

  11. Country: Billy 'Crash' Craddock Rubs It In Country Billy 'Crash' Craddock Rubs It In Thunder Valley Raceway May 28, 1983 Country: Billy 'Crash' Craddock Rubs It In Thunder Valley Raceway | May 28, 1983

    The country singer, who turns 77 today, sings his hits "Ruby Baby," "Broken Down in Tiny Pieces" and "Rub It In" in this '83 set from Bristol.

  12. Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Femi Kuti at Newport Folk & Bluegrass Video: Femi Kuti at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Aug 12, 2000 Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Femi Kuti at Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 12, 2000 watch video

    The son of Afrobeat superstar Fela Kuti turns 54 today. See him perform with his large ensemble with exotic dancers in this 2000 set.

  13. Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald In Memoriam Jazz Ella Fitzgerald In Memoriam Carnegie Hall Jun 24, 1978 Jazz: Ella Fitzgerald In Memoriam Carnegie Hall | Jun 24, 1978

    The First Lady of Song, who died on this day in 1998, shows her scat prowess on "Stomping at the Savoy" and "How High the Moon" in '78.

  14. Rock: Kansas' 'Point of Know Return' Tour Rock Kansas' 'Point of Know Return' Tour Pine Knob Jul 25, 1978 Rock: Kansas' 'Point of Know Return' Tour Pine Knob | Jul 25, 1978

    Singer-songwriter Steve Walsh, who turns 65 today, leads the prog-rockers on "Dust in the Wind" and "Carry On Wayward Son" in '78.

  15. Country: Waylon Jennings at Opryland, '83 Country Waylon Jennings at Opryland, '83 Opryland Oct 14, 1983 Country: Waylon Jennings at Opryland, '83 Opryland | Oct 14, 1983

    The outlaw country star, who was born on this day in 1937, performs his "Amanda" and duets with wife Jessi Colter on "Storms Never Last."

  16. Rock: Video: Ice Cube at Woodstock, '99 Rock Video: Ice Cube at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 West Stage Jul 24, 1999 Rock: Video: Ice Cube at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 West Stage | Jul 24, 1999 watch video

    The rapper-actor, who turns 47 today, performs "Natural Born Killaz," "Straight Outta Compton," "Check Yo Self" and other gangsta anthems.

  17. Jazz: Remembering Wes Montgomery Jazz Remembering Wes Montgomery Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1967 Jazz: Remembering Wes Montgomery Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1967

    The jazz guitar legend, who died on this day in 1968, swings on "Tequila" and "Naptown Blues" at the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival.

  18. Rock: Culture Club Tumbles 4 Philly Rock Culture Club Tumbles 4 Philly Tower Theater Aug 31, 1983 Rock: Culture Club Tumbles 4 Philly Tower Theater | Aug 31, 1983

    Boy George, who turns 55 today, leads the Brit pop-soul band on "Karma Chameleon" and "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" in this 1983 set.

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

    Darius Brubeck, who turns 69 today, joins father Dave and brothers Dan and Chris on "Unsquare Dance" and "Blue Rondo a la Turk" in a '75 set.

  20. Rock: Rory Gallagher's Righteous Riffs Rock Rory Gallagher's Righteous Riffs Bottom Line Nov 10, 1978 Rock: Rory Gallagher's Righteous Riffs Bottom Line | Nov 10, 1978

    The Irish guitar hero and blues-rocker died on this day in 1995. Hear his fiery fretboard work on "Shin Kicker" and "Bullfrog Blues" in 1978.

  21. Blues: Video: George Thorogood Unplugged Blues Video: George Thorogood Unplugged Wolfgang's Vault Aug 1, 2011 Blues: Video: George Thorogood Unplugged Wolfgang's Vault | Aug 1, 2011 watch video

    The bad-to-the-bone boogie man performs acoustic versions of "Bo Diddley" and "Spoonful" in this intimate set from Wolfgang's Vault.

  22. Rock: Video: The Zombies Reunion at Paste Studios Rock Video: The Zombies Reunion at Paste Studios Paste Studios May 10, 2016 Rock: Video: The Zombies Reunion at Paste Studios Paste Studios | May 10, 2016 watch video

    Rod Argent, keyboardist and founder of the British Invasion band, joins singer Colin Blunstone on "Time of the Season" and "She's Not There."

  23. Rock: Mick Taylor Joins the Stones Rock Mick Taylor Joins the Stones Forest National Oct 17, 1973 Rock: Mick Taylor Joins the Stones Forest National | Oct 17, 1973

    On this day in 1969, the guitarist replaced Brian Jones in the Rolling Stones lineup. Hear him wail on "Midnight Rambler" and others in '73.

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