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  1. Indie: Up-and-Comer Ed Sheeran Indie Up-and-Comer Ed Sheeran Daytrotter Studio Jan 7, 2013 Indie: Up-and-Comer Ed Sheeran Daytrotter Studio | Jan 7, 2013

    Ed Sheeran's passionate songwriting and soulful vocals truly shine in this Daytrotter session that includes his Grammy-nominated song "The A Team."

  2. Indie: Of Montreal's Trippy Tales Indie Of Montreal's Trippy Tales Indie: Of Montreal's Trippy Tales Of Montreal Playlist

    The psychedelic group from Athens, Georgia, led by audacious singer-songwriter and theatrical frontman Kevin Barnes, is heard in three sets.

  3. Rock: King Crimson's First US Tour Rock King Crimson's First US Tour Fillmore West Dec 14, 1969 Rock: King Crimson's First US Tour Fillmore West | Dec 14, 1969

    Check out King Crimson on the final night of their first-ever US tour. Though the lineup has changed over the years, this show features the original quartet.

  4. Rock: David Bowie Hits No. 1 Rock David Bowie Hits No. 1 Montreal Forum Jul 12, 1983 Rock: David Bowie Hits No. 1 Montreal Forum | Jul 12, 1983

    Listen to Bowie's 1980 hit, "Ashes To Ashes" performed live in Montreal.

  5. Blues: Son House's Pure Blues Blues Son House's Pure Blues Newport Folk Festival Jul 18, 1969 Blues: Son House's Pure Blues Newport Folk Festival | Jul 18, 1969

    Son House delivers as raw and unselfconscious a performance as you are ever likely to hear.

  6. Indie: Judgement Day: String Metal Indie Judgement Day: String Metal Daytrotter Studio Feb 26, 2011 Indie: Judgement Day: String Metal Daytrotter Studio | Feb 26, 2011

    Get your face rocked off by a group who make edgy, aggressive music with orchestral instrumentation.

  7. Rock: Vintage Boss in New Jersey Rock Vintage Boss in New Jersey Capitol Theatre Sep 19, 1978 Rock: Vintage Boss in New Jersey Capitol Theatre | Sep 19, 1978 watch video

    See Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band perform compelling versions of "Born to Run" and "10th Avenue Freeze Out" in this '78 concert video.

  8. Blues: Koko Taylor's Roughhouse Holler Blues Koko Taylor's Roughhouse Holler Tramps May 8, 1998 Blues: Koko Taylor's Roughhouse Holler Tramps | May 8, 1998

    The late Queen of the Blues performs her 1965 hit "Wang Dang Doodle" and "Don't Mess With Mother Nature" at this '98 Tramps set.

  9. Folk & Bluegrass: Loudon Wainwright III Folk & Bluegrass Loudon Wainwright III Bottom Line Apr 7, 1978 Folk & Bluegrass: Loudon Wainwright III Bottom Line | Apr 7, 1978

    The folk humorist covers Lieber & Stoller's "Smokey Joe's Cafe" and performs his sardonic ditties "Rufus Is a Tit Man" and "Golfin' Blues."

  10. Indie: Evangelicals Get Spooky Indie Evangelicals Get Spooky Daytrotter Studio Mar 8, 2007 Indie: Evangelicals Get Spooky Daytrotter Studio | Mar 8, 2007

    Get into the Halloween spirit with Evangelicals' ghoulish Daytrotter session including 'Halloween Song' and 'Skeleton Man.'

  11. Jazz: Uncut: Jack DeJohnette's Explorations '75 Jazz Uncut: Jack DeJohnette's Explorations '75 Great American Music Hall Oct 11, 1975 Jazz: Uncut: Jack DeJohnette's Explorations '75 Great American Music Hall | Oct 11, 1975

    The drummer, who doubles on piano here, premieres material from Cosmic Chicken with John Abercrombie, Mike Richmond and Alex Foster.

  12. Rock: Boz Scaggs at Radio City Music Hall Rock Boz Scaggs at Radio City Music Hall Radio City Music Hall Apr 5, 1981 Rock: Boz Scaggs at Radio City Music Hall Radio City Music Hall | Apr 5, 1981

    The soulful singer-songwriter performs "Lido Shuffle," "Lowdown" and other tunes from the platinum-selling Silk Degrees in this '81 concert.

  13. Jazz: Joshua Redman Meets the Bad Plus Jazz Joshua Redman Meets the Bad Plus Jazz: Joshua Redman Meets the Bad Plus A Joshua Redman/The Bad Plus Playlist

    Saxophonist and piano trio, who join forces on their upcoming recording and world tour, perform separately at the Newport festival.

  14. Rock: Chicago at the Fillmore West, '69 Rock Chicago at the Fillmore West, '69 Fillmore West Aug 17, 1969 Rock: Chicago at the Fillmore West, '69 Fillmore West | Aug 17, 1969

    Singer Robert Lamm asks the musical question, "Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?" and guitarist Terry Kath explores on "Poem 58."

  15. Rock: Train Roars Through the Fillmore in '00 Rock Train Roars Through the Fillmore in '00 Fillmore Auditorium Nov 3, 2000 Rock: Train Roars Through the Fillmore in '00 Fillmore Auditorium | Nov 3, 2000 watch video

    Pat Monahan and crew performed last night on The Voice, but once they were just CA boys with a crush on Virginia. Watch this show from their breakout period.

  16. Rock: Uncut: The English Beat, '80 Rock Uncut: The English Beat, '80 Emerald City Oct 8, 1980 Rock: Uncut: The English Beat, '80 Emerald City | Oct 8, 1980

    One of the leaders of the 2-Tone movement in the U.K. fuses ska, punk rock, reggae and new wave in their Stateside debut.

  17. Country: Hank, Jr. Serves Up Some 'Jambalaya' Country Hank, Jr. Serves Up Some 'Jambalaya' Birmingham, Alabama Jan 1, 1981 Country: Hank, Jr. Serves Up Some 'Jambalaya' Birmingham, Alabama | Jan 1, 1981

    Bocephus brings this 1981 concert to a rollicking crescendo with "Jambalaya (On the Bayou)," a No. 1 hit for his dad in 1952.

  18. Country: Charley Pride in West Virginia, '85 Country Charley Pride in West Virginia, '85 Wheeling Civic Center May 11, 1985 Country: Charley Pride in West Virginia, '85 Wheeling Civic Center | May 11, 1985

    The mellow-voiced baritone sings his hit song "Kiss An Angel Good Morning" and covers the Ray Price classic "For the Good Times."

  19. Interviews: Video: Robert Trujillo on 'JACO' Interviews Video: Robert Trujillo on 'JACO' Paste Studios Nov 30, 2015 Interviews: Video: Robert Trujillo on 'JACO' Paste Studios | Nov 30, 2015 watch video

    The Metallica bassist discusses the making of the Jaco Pastorius documentary he produced and financed over the course of six years.

  20. Rock: Clapton's Greatest Hits Live Rock Clapton's Greatest Hits Live Richmond Coliseum Apr 22, 1985 Rock: Clapton's Greatest Hits Live Richmond Coliseum | Apr 22, 1985

    While Slowhand prepares his new release, Old Sock, remind yourself of how he captivated you in the first place.

  21. Comedy: Weird Al Yankovic's Twisted Ditties Comedy Weird Al Yankovic's Twisted Ditties Trafalmadore Mar 10, 1984 Comedy: Weird Al Yankovic's Twisted Ditties Trafalmadore | Mar 10, 1984

    The parodist-accordianist takes on Michael Jackson ("Eat It"), Jim Croce ("If I Could Make Love to a Bottle") and others in this '84 concert.

  22. Rock: The Staple Singers at the Fillmore Rock The Staple Singers at the Fillmore Fillmore Auditorium Apr 18, 1968 Rock: The Staple Singers at the Fillmore Fillmore Auditorium | Apr 18, 1968

    Pops Staples and his daughters, including the great lead singer Mavis, perform Buffalo Springfield's "For What It's Worth" in this '68 set.

  23. Blues: Gatemouth Done It Again! Blues Gatemouth Done It Again! Grande Parade du Jazz Jul 13, 1977 Blues: Gatemouth Done It Again! Grande Parade du Jazz | Jul 13, 1977

    "Gatemouth" Brown exercises his astounding versatility with a pickup band he'd barely met in Nice, France. Listen in to see if they can keep up.

  24. Blues: 'The Blues Brothers' Premieres in 1980 Blues 'The Blues Brothers' Premieres in 1980 Winterland Dec 31, 1978 Blues: 'The Blues Brothers' Premieres in 1980 Winterland | Dec 31, 1978 watch video

    It was 33 years ago this week that the Dan Aykroyd-John Belushi movie opened in theaters across America. Hear the band in a 1978 concert.

  25. Rock: The Call at the Ritz, '86 Rock The Call at the Ritz, '86 Ritz May 29, 1986 Rock: The Call at the Ritz, '86 Ritz | May 29, 1986

    The Santa Cruz new wave band fronted by singer-guitarist Michael Been performs "I Still Believe" and "Everywhere I Go" from Reconciled.

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  1. Rock: New Release: Billy Joel in 1990 Rock New Release: Billy Joel in 1990 Yankee Stadium Jun 22, 1990 Rock: New Release: Billy Joel in 1990 Yankee Stadium | Jun 22, 1990

    Listen to the Bronx-born star rip through a set of classics for a hometown crowd at Yankee Stadium.

  2. Rock: Video: Kiss in New Jersey, '76 Rock Video: Kiss in New Jersey, '76 Roosevelt Stadium Jul 10, 1976 Rock: Video: Kiss in New Jersey, '76 Roosevelt Stadium | Jul 10, 1976 watch video

    The original lineup featuring Gene Simmons, Ace Frehly, Paul Stanley and Peter Criss performs tunes from their platinum-selling Destroyer.

  3. Rock: Black Sabbath in New Jersey, 1975 Rock Black Sabbath in New Jersey, 1975 Convention Hall Aug 5, 1975 Rock: Black Sabbath in New Jersey, 1975 Convention Hall | Aug 5, 1975

    This incredible recording from Asbury Park in 1975 catches Black Sabbath at the peak of its power - heavy as a locomotive and louder than hell.

  4. Interviews: Santana On His First 20 Years in Music Interviews Santana On His First 20 Years in Music Sep 25, 1988 Interviews: Santana On His First 20 Years in Music Sep 25, 1988

    In this 1988 interview, guitar god Carlos Santana reflects on his influences, Woodstock, and other highlights from the first two decades of his life's work.

  5. Comedy: Video: Flying Karamazov Bros. in Oakland Comedy Video: Flying Karamazov Bros. in Oakland Oakland Auditorium Dec 31, 1981 Comedy: Video: Flying Karamazov Bros. in Oakland Oakland Auditorium | Dec 31, 1981 watch video

    The multi-faceted new vaudevillians from Santa Cruz perform their death-defying (and hilarious) juggling routines in this 1981 set.

  6. Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Chris Thile and Michael Daves 2011 Folk & Bluegrass Video: Chris Thile and Michael Daves 2011 Paste Magazine Offices May 17, 2011 Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Chris Thile and Michael Daves 2011 Paste Magazine Offices | May 17, 2011 watch video

    Mandolin virtuoso Thile, whose Bass and Mandolin was just released, performs with guitarist-singer Daves at the Paste offices in Georgia.

  7. Jazz: George Coleman's Tenor Madness Jazz George Coleman's Tenor Madness Carnegie Hall Jun 27, 1976 Jazz: George Coleman's Tenor Madness Carnegie Hall | Jun 27, 1976

    The powerful, Memphis-born saxophonist blows with robust tones and ferocious abandon on this superb septet performance from 1976 at Carnegie Hall.

  8. Rock: Uncut: Allman Brothers Band in '94 Rock Uncut: Allman Brothers Band in '94 Walnut Creek Jul 1, 1994 Rock: Uncut: Allman Brothers Band in '94 Walnut Creek | Jul 1, 1994

    Dickey Betts joins fellow guitarist Warren Haynes and the rest on ABB classics like "Blue Sky," "Midnight Rider" and "Whipping Post."

  9. Country: Paul Cotton's Poco Debut, 1970 Country Paul Cotton's Poco Debut, 1970 Fillmore West Nov 1, 1970 Country: Paul Cotton's Poco Debut, 1970 Fillmore West | Nov 1, 1970

    This show by country rock pioneers Poco was recorded on the last night of a 3-night run at the Fillmore, and marks the first performance with Paul Cotton.

  10. Rock: Los Lobos at Tramps, 1999 Rock Los Lobos at Tramps, 1999 Tramps Jun 17, 1999 Rock: Los Lobos at Tramps, 1999 Tramps | Jun 17, 1999

    The versatile group mixes cumbias, polkas, zydeco and roots rock with covers of Traffic's "Dear Mr. Fantasy" and Neil Young's "Cinnamon Girl."

  11. Jazz: Things Are Swingin' With Chris Connor Jazz Things Are Swingin' With Chris Connor Great American Music Hall Oct 22, 1976 Jazz: Things Are Swingin' With Chris Connor Great American Music Hall | Oct 22, 1976

    The classy cool singer interprets the Great American Songbook, BS&T's "Spinning Wheel" and Carole King's "I Feel the Earth Move" in this 1976 concert.

  12. Blues: Johnny Winter's Blues-Rock Riffage Blues Johnny Winter's Blues-Rock Riffage Selland Arena Mar 31, 1974 Blues: Johnny Winter's Blues-Rock Riffage Selland Arena | Mar 31, 1974

    At the time of this scorching '74 set, Winter was transitioning from his popular riff-centric rock to more traditional blues: listen to the best of both worlds.

  13. Interviews: Reminiscing With Captain Trips Interviews Reminiscing With Captain Trips Sep 22, 1975 Interviews: Reminiscing With Captain Trips Sep 22, 1975

    In a 1975 interview, Jerry Garcia talks about Bill Graham, the Acid Tests, 'old-time lunacy' in Haight-Ashbury and the world community of freaks.

  14. Rock: Funk Fridays: Average White Band, '76 Rock Funk Fridays: Average White Band, '76 Spectrum Aug 17, 1976 Rock: Funk Fridays: Average White Band, '76 Spectrum | Aug 17, 1976

    The Scottish funk and soul band led by Alan Gorrie and Stuart Hamish performs their hits "Person to Person" and "Work To Do."

  15. Rock: Dave Edmunds Plays 'I Hear You Knocking' Rock Dave Edmunds Plays 'I Hear You Knocking' Bottom Line Oct 25, 1978 Rock: Dave Edmunds Plays 'I Hear You Knocking' Bottom Line | Oct 25, 1978

    Dave Edmunds of Rockpile struck gold with his version of Smiley Lewis' 1955 hit. Hear Edmunds' version live in '78.

  16. Jazz: Tom Scott at the Bottom Line Jazz Tom Scott at the Bottom Line Bottom Line Nov 3, 1978 Jazz: Tom Scott at the Bottom Line Bottom Line | Nov 3, 1978

    The funky "Jazz Man" is joined by members of the Yellowjackets along with surprise guests Jaco Pastorius and Richard Tee in this 1978 concert.

  17. Indie: Natalie Prass' Delicate Reflections Indie Natalie Prass' Delicate Reflections Daytrotter Studio Oct 17, 2012 Indie: Natalie Prass' Delicate Reflections Daytrotter Studio | Oct 17, 2012

    The Virginia Beach singer-songwriter conjures up melancholic moods on "Empty As A Plate" and "Nothing to Say" in a 2012 Daytrotter set.

  18. Rock: Simple Minds Back on Tour Rock Simple Minds Back on Tour Up All Night May 27, 1984 Rock: Simple Minds Back on Tour Up All Night | May 27, 1984

    This week the Scottish rock band releases its first album in five years, Big Music. Hear them on their Once Upon a Time tour from 1984.

  19. Rock: Meet the Sheepdogs Rock Meet the Sheepdogs Breakglass Studio Dec 2, 2010 Rock: Meet the Sheepdogs Breakglass Studio | Dec 2, 2010

    Canadian band the Sheepdogs release their self-titled album today. Hear their 2010 Daytrotter session, before they won a spot on Rolling Stone's cover.

  20. Rock: Larry Graham Wants to Take You Higher Rock Larry Graham Wants to Take You Higher Tramps Jan 17, 1997 Rock: Larry Graham Wants to Take You Higher Tramps | Jan 17, 1997

    The singer and slap bass innovator leads his Graham Central Station on an hour-long Sly & The Family Stone medley in this '92 Tramps set.

  21. Comedy: Uncut: Alan King at Harvard Comedy Uncut: Alan King at Harvard Performance Center Mar 27, 1997 Comedy: Uncut: Alan King at Harvard Performance Center | Mar 27, 1997

    The Borscht Belt veteran and Ed Sullivan Show regular moderates a panel with fellow comics Tim Conway, Paul Rodriguez and Buddy Hackett.

  22. Indie: The Black Angels' Dark Dirges Indie The Black Angels' Dark Dirges Red Eye Fly Mar 15, 2008 Indie: The Black Angels' Dark Dirges Red Eye Fly | Mar 15, 2008

    The neo-psychedelic Austin band performs echo/fuzz-laden anthems like "Black Grease" and "The Sniper at the Gates of Heaven" in 2008.

  23. Rock: Boogie Woogie With Commander Cody Rock Boogie Woogie With Commander Cody Calderone Concert Hall Aug 13, 1977 Rock: Boogie Woogie With Commander Cody Calderone Concert Hall | Aug 13, 1977

    This Date in Vault History (8/13/77): Commander Cody brought his boogie-woogie country-rock to New York in support of his Midnight Man album.

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