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  1. Blues: Sleepy John Estes at Avery Fisher Hall, '74 Blues Sleepy John Estes at Avery Fisher Hall, '74 Avery Fisher Hall Jun 30, 1974 Blues: Sleepy John Estes at Avery Fisher Hall, '74 Avery Fisher Hall | Jun 30, 1974

    The country blues guitarist with the high crying vocals joins harmonica ace Hammie Nixon on "Rats in My Kitchen" and "President Kennedy."

  2. Jazz: Jack McDuff & the Heatin' System Jazz Jack McDuff & the Heatin' System Carnegie Hall Jun 30, 1975 Jazz: Jack McDuff & the Heatin' System Carnegie Hall | Jun 30, 1975

    The late Hammond B-3 organ master performs a set of blues-drenched jazz with his septet, featuring a 21-year-old Joe Lovano, in 1975.

  3. Indie: Reptile Youth's Dark Anthems Indie Reptile Youth's Dark Anthems Indie: Reptile Youth's Dark Anthems Reptile Youth playlist

    The punk-edged band from Copenhagen performs John Lennon's "Gimme Some Truth" and their "All of the Noise" in Daytrotter sessions.

  4. Rock: The Everlys at the Fillmore Rock The Everlys at the Fillmore Fillmore West Aug 3, 1969 Rock: The Everlys at the Fillmore Fillmore West | Aug 3, 1969

    Brothers Don and Phil are first-generation rock 'n roll superstars, and had no trouble holding the Fillmore crowd in rapt attention during a set of classics.

  5. Rock: The Beach Boys' Original Lineup Rock The Beach Boys' Original Lineup Nassau Coliseum May 14, 1979 Rock: The Beach Boys' Original Lineup Nassau Coliseum | May 14, 1979

    Featuring all 5 original members (including the volatile Brian Wilson), this Beach Boys set is filled with early surf hits as well as Pet Sounds gems.

  6. Rock: The Byrds in London, 1972 Rock The Byrds in London, 1972 Rainbow Theatre Jan 16, 1972 Rock: The Byrds in London, 1972 Rainbow Theatre | Jan 16, 1972

    Roger McGuinn sings the country-rocker "I Want To Grow Up To Be President" and their classics "Eight Miles High" and "Mr. Spaceman."

  7. Country: Marty Robbins' Signature Song Country Marty Robbins' Signature Song Opryhouse Jul 15, 1982 Country: Marty Robbins' Signature Song Opryhouse | Jul 15, 1982

    Country pop legend Marty Robbins holds out until the very end of this marathon set to play his most well known composition, "El Paso."

  8. Country: Uncut: Kenny Rogers Country Uncut: Kenny Rogers Aug 4, 1980 Country: Uncut: Kenny Rogers Aug 4, 1980

    Enjoy this uncut show of the country-pop super-star in 1980, two years after his influential album The Gambler was released.

  9. Country: John Conlee at Red Level in Alabama Country John Conlee at Red Level in Alabama Red Level, AL Jun 6, 1982 Country: John Conlee at Red Level in Alabama Red Level, AL | Jun 6, 1982

    The Kentucky singer-songwriter performs his "Lady Lay Down," "Rose Colored Glasses" and "Back Side of Thirty" with his Carolina Fever Band.

  10. Comedy: Love, Laughter and Robin Williams Comedy Love, Laughter and Robin Williams Golden Gate Park Nov 3, 1991 Comedy: Love, Laughter and Robin Williams Golden Gate Park | Nov 3, 1991 watch video

    Have a laugh with Robin Williams performing during Bill Graham's memorial concert in Golden Gate Park from 1991.

  11. Jazz: Count Basie Orchestra in the Groove Jazz Count Basie Orchestra in the Groove Carnegie Hall Jul 3, 1973 Jazz: Count Basie Orchestra in the Groove Carnegie Hall | Jul 3, 1973

    Singers Helen Humes and Joe Williams join the Cadillac of big bands in this swinging performance at Carnegie Hall from 1973.

  12. Rock: Vault Vote: Favorite Springsteen Songs Rock Vault Vote: Favorite Springsteen Songs Rock: Vault Vote: Favorite Springsteen Songs Vault Vote: Favorite Springsteen Songs

    We've compiled your suggestions from Facebook and Twitter to create this killer playlist of your favorite Bruce Springsteen songs.

  13. Rock: Kenny Loggins, Sans Messina Rock Kenny Loggins, Sans Messina Saratoga Performing Arts Center Jun 18, 1977 Rock: Kenny Loggins, Sans Messina Saratoga Performing Arts Center | Jun 18, 1977

    Hear one of Loggins' first shows after his solo debut, Celebrate Me Home, and less than a year after he left Messina.

  14. Jazz: Bill Evans Trio, 1975 Jazz Bill Evans Trio, 1975 Great American Music Hall Sep 17, 1975 Jazz: Bill Evans Trio, 1975 Great American Music Hall | Sep 17, 1975

    The legendary pianist is joined by bassist Eddie Gomez and drummer Eliot Zigmund in this stellar set from the Great American Music Hall.

  15. Indie: Jill Sobule's Daytrotter Session Indie Jill Sobule's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Jul 11, 2013 Indie: Jill Sobule's Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Jul 11, 2013

    The singer-songwriter performs her ode to Bobbie Gentry and other originals like "Mexican Wrestler" and "Wendell Lee" in this 2013 set.

  16. Indie: Coachella 2013 Playlist Indie Coachella 2013 Playlist Indie: Coachella 2013 Playlist Coachella 2013 Playlist

    Want to know what all the cool kids are listening to? Find out with this playlist of artists scheduled for the 2013 Coachella Festival, the Woodstock of indie-rock.

  17. Jazz: Gabor Szabo Quintet Takes Newport Jazz Gabor Szabo Quintet Takes Newport Newport Jazz Festival Jul 1, 1967 Jazz: Gabor Szabo Quintet Takes Newport Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 1, 1967

    Gabor Szabo had one of the most original sounds of the 60s. Listen to his quintet blow away the audience at Newport in '67.

  18. Jazz: Jack DeJohnette's 'Cosmic Chicken' Jazz Jack DeJohnette's 'Cosmic Chicken' Great American Music Hall Oct 10, 1975 Jazz: Jack DeJohnette's 'Cosmic Chicken' Great American Music Hall | Oct 10, 1975

    The innovative drummer and composer pushes the envelope with kindred spirits Alex Foster, John Abercrombie and Mike Richmond in this 1975 concert.

  19. Interviews: KISS Behind the Make-Up Interviews KISS Behind the Make-Up Apr 12, 1979 Interviews: KISS Behind the Make-Up Apr 12, 1979

    Ace and Gene discuss plans for their now-legendary Dynasty tour and the dubious origins of rock critics in this 1979 interview.

  20. Rock: Uriah Heep's Greatest Hits Rock Uriah Heep's Greatest Hits San Diego Feb 8, 1974 Rock: Uriah Heep's Greatest Hits San Diego | Feb 8, 1974

    The UK hard rockers, named after a Charles Dickens character, perform "Easy Livin'," "Stealin'" and "July Morning" in this '74 set.

  21. Rock: GRAMMY WINNER: Eminem Rock GRAMMY WINNER: Eminem Tramps Jan 9, 1999 Rock: GRAMMY WINNER: Eminem Tramps | Jan 9, 1999

    The rapper won "Best Rap Album" for The Marshall Mathers LP2. Hear him perform tunes from The Slim Shady LP at Tramps in 1999.

  22. Comedy: Reggie Watts' Uncommonly Bizarre Genius Comedy Reggie Watts' Uncommonly Bizarre Genius Big Orange Studios May 23, 2011 Comedy: Reggie Watts' Uncommonly Bizarre Genius Big Orange Studios | May 23, 2011

    The conceptual artist-vocalist-beatbox master morphs from evangelist preacher to radio DJ to Cockney soundman in this 2011 session.

  23. Folk & Bluegrass: Vern & Ray's High Lonesome Harmonies Folk & Bluegrass Vern & Ray's High Lonesome Harmonies Ash Grove Aug 2, 1967 Folk & Bluegrass: Vern & Ray's High Lonesome Harmonies Ash Grove | Aug 2, 1967

    Musical partners Vern Williams and Ray Park, fathers of California bluegrass, blend on old-timey tunes in this '67 Ash Grove set.

  24. Blues: Albert King Joins Booker T. in '68 Blues Albert King Joins Booker T. in '68 Winterland Jun 8, 1968 Blues: Albert King Joins Booker T. in '68 Winterland | Jun 8, 1968

    In this truly remarkable performance, blues legend Albert King joins Booker T. & the MG's mid-set at the Winterland in 1968. Musical fireworks ensue.

  25. Rock: The Knack at Carnegie Hall, '79 Rock The Knack at Carnegie Hall, '79 Carnegie Hall Oct 13, 1979 Rock: The Knack at Carnegie Hall, '79 Carnegie Hall | Oct 13, 1979

    The power popsters perform their big hit "My Sharona" while covering songs by Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, the Beatles and the Boss.

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  1. Blues: The Winter Brothers With B.B. King Blues The Winter Brothers With B.B. King Bottom Line Jun 21, 1978 Blues: The Winter Brothers With B.B. King Bottom Line | Jun 21, 1978

    Guitarist Johnny and keyboardist Edgar sit in with the king of the blues on "Going Down Slow" in this '78 set from New York's The Bottiom Line.

  2. Rock: New Riders of the Purple Sage in NYC, 1973 Rock New Riders of the Purple Sage in NYC, 1973 Academy of Music Nov 24, 1973 Rock: New Riders of the Purple Sage in NYC, 1973 Academy of Music | Nov 24, 1973

    Hear the New Riders just as they were shifting from a Dead side project to a fully realized band with their own following and fan base.

  3. Rock: Leonard Cohen at Royal Albert Hall Rock Leonard Cohen at Royal Albert Hall Royal Albert Hall Jun 5, 1988 Rock: Leonard Cohen at Royal Albert Hall Royal Albert Hall | Jun 5, 1988

    Musical icon Leonard Cohen performed "Tower Of Song" at his appearance during the Prince's Trust Rock Gala in 1988.

  4. Interviews: Getting Personal with Ringo Starr Interviews Getting Personal with Ringo Starr Sep 4, 1977 Interviews: Getting Personal with Ringo Starr Sep 4, 1977

    In this '77 interview, Richard Starkey (aka Ringo Starr) guides us through his history, both as a Beatle and a solo artist.

  5. Blues: John Lee Hooker at Newport, 1991 Blues John Lee Hooker at Newport, 1991 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 17, 1991 Blues: John Lee Hooker at Newport, 1991 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 17, 1991 watch video

    The Boogie Man delivers his distinctive brand of electrified Delta blues on "Backstabbers" and an 18-minute vamp on "Boogie Chillen."

  6. Rock: Uncut: Boston in '87 Rock Uncut: Boston in '87 Alpine Valley Music Theatre Aug 7, 1987 Rock: Uncut: Boston in '87 Alpine Valley Music Theatre | Aug 7, 1987

    Still going strong after a decade of rocking, the band was recorded in this concert in 1987 is during their tour in support of the #1 album Third Stage.

  7. Rock: Video: Mick Jagger in Tokyo Dome, '87 Rock Video: Mick Jagger in Tokyo Dome, '87 Osakajo Castle Hall Mar 15, 1988 Rock: Video: Mick Jagger in Tokyo Dome, '87 Osakajo Castle Hall | Mar 15, 1988 watch video

    See the Rolling Stones frontman strut his stuff (sans Keith, Ronnie, Charlie and Bill) in this Japan concert on his Primitive Cool tour.

  8. Rock: Neville Brothers at Tipitina's, '91 Rock Neville Brothers at Tipitina's, '91 Tipitinas Jun 19, 1991 Rock: Neville Brothers at Tipitina's, '91 Tipitinas | Jun 19, 1991 watch video

    New Orleans' first family of funk throws down in old school style on "Hey Pocky Way," "Voodoo" and "Shake Your Tambourine."

  9. Blues: Steve Miller's Got the Blues Blues Steve Miller's Got the Blues Winterland Mar 17, 1973 Blues: Steve Miller's Got the Blues Winterland | Mar 17, 1973

    This show from Winterland in '73 has Miller playing the first seven songs solo on an acoustic 12-string before the band comes on to kick it into high gear.

  10. Folk & Bluegrass: Olatunji's Drums of Passion Folk & Bluegrass Olatunji's Drums of Passion Wolfgang's Jan 5, 1986 Folk & Bluegrass: Olatunji's Drums of Passion Wolfgang's | Jan 5, 1986

    Hear the Nigerian percussion master in a riveting performance from 1986 at Bill Graham's club Wolfgang's.

  11. Rock: Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show, '78 Rock Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show, '78 Bottom Line Jan 25, 1978 Rock: Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show, '78 Bottom Line | Jan 25, 1978

    After singing about wanting to be on the cover of Rolling Stone, they finally made it. Hear them in a Bottom Line show.

  12. Interviews: Lou Reed With Scott Muni Interviews Lou Reed With Scott Muni Jan 14, 1989 Interviews: Lou Reed With Scott Muni Jan 14, 1989

    In this 1989 interview with the legendary WNEW DJ, Reed discusses his current album New York and his songwriting process.

  13. Indie: Sic Alps Daytrotter Session Indie Sic Alps Daytrotter Session Big Orange Studios Feb 21, 2012 Indie: Sic Alps Daytrotter Session Big Orange Studios | Feb 21, 2012

    Check out the San Francisco band's clean style of garage rock before their new Drag City album drops this Tuesday.

  14. Rock: Uncut: Jeff Buckley at Gleneagles Rock Uncut: Jeff Buckley at Gleneagles Gleneagles Sep 3, 1994 Rock: Uncut: Jeff Buckley at Gleneagles Gleneagles | Sep 3, 1994

    The late-great artist took the stage in Scotland for this powerful, unaccompanied set back in 1994.

  15. Indie: The "I'm Not There" Concert Indie The "I'm Not There" Concert Beacon Theatre Nov 7, 2007 Indie: The "I'm Not There" Concert Beacon Theatre | Nov 7, 2007

    To commemorate the movie's 2007 premiere, this show featured Bob Dylan covers by Jim James & Calexico, Yo La Tengo, The Roots, and many more.

  16. Rock: Just Added: Robert Palmer in Boston, '79 Rock Just Added: Robert Palmer in Boston, '79 Orpheum Theatre Sep 29, 1979 Rock: Just Added: Robert Palmer in Boston, '79 Orpheum Theatre | Sep 29, 1979

    The British singer-songwriter performs his hit single "Bad Case Of Loving You (Doctor Doctor)" and other tunes from his album Secrets.

  17. Rock: Blood, Sweat and Tears in '77 Rock Blood, Sweat and Tears in '77 Bottom Line Nov 9, 1977 Rock: Blood, Sweat and Tears in '77 Bottom Line | Nov 9, 1977

    This show not only features the return of David Clayton Thomas, but also was part of the 10th Anniversary Celebration of the epic group.

  18. Comedy: Cheech & Chong Burn Another One Down Comedy Cheech & Chong Burn Another One Down Daytona Beach, FL Apr 8, 1977 Comedy: Cheech & Chong Burn Another One Down Daytona Beach, FL | Apr 8, 1977

    The stoner duo performs their famous "Up In Smoke" sketch before a raucous Spring Break audience in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1977.

  19. Rock: Steve Miller Band at the Winterland in '73 Rock Steve Miller Band at the Winterland in '73 Winterland Mar 17, 1973 Rock: Steve Miller Band at the Winterland in '73 Winterland | Mar 17, 1973

    This historic Bay Area concert captures the Steve Miller Band eight months before the release of their commercial breakthrough album, The Joker.

  20. Folk & Bluegrass: Uncut: Simon & Garfunkel Folk & Bluegrass Uncut: Simon & Garfunkel Central Park Sep 18, 1981 Folk & Bluegrass: Uncut: Simon & Garfunkel Central Park | Sep 18, 1981

    This reunion concert recorded in Central Park in 1981 was attended by more than 500,000 fans and prompted the duo to go back on tour the following year.

  21. Rock: JD McPherson's Updated Old School Rock JD McPherson's Updated Old School Studio Paradiso Aug 15, 2012 Rock: JD McPherson's Updated Old School Studio Paradiso | Aug 15, 2012

    Sink into the eclectic, throwback sounds stitched together by McPherson, from hardcore R&B to Jamaican rocksteady.

  22. Rock: Rob Halford Interview Rock Rob Halford Interview May 21, 1984 Rock: Rob Halford Interview May 21, 1984

    A must-listen for fans of Priest, fans of metal, and fans of 1980's pop culture.

  23. Indie: The Walkmen Return to CMJ Indie The Walkmen Return to CMJ Independent Feb 27, 2008 Indie: The Walkmen Return to CMJ Independent | Feb 27, 2008 watch video

    Over the last ten years the Walkmen have become as synonymous with NYC as the CMJ festival itself. Prep for their gig at Terminal 5 with this show from 2008.

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