The former lead singer for Soul Coughing covers a John Denver tune and plays tunes from Yes and Also Yes in this 2012 solo set.
The pop diva, who turns 45 today, flaunts her five-octave range on "Can't Let Go" and other tunes from her second album Emotions in '92.
The idiosyncratic clarinetist, who was born on this day in 1906, plays with the Newport All-Stars in 1960 and with Thelonious Monk in '63.
The late, great tenor saxophonist was born on this day in 1925. Hear him playing with Dizzy Gillespie and sitting in with Muddy Waters.
Laurie Anderson recites pieces from Stories from the Nerve Bible and Lou Reed plays tunes from The New York Album in separate solo sets.
The First Lady of Song sings "Mean to Me" at Storyville in 1953 and "Satin Doll," "Angel Eyes" and "Mack the Knife" at Carnegie Hall in 1978.
The Rhode Island-based jump blues band, featuring guitarist-founder Duke Robillard, plays the Palace three years before their debut album.
Sir Rocket Man turns 68 today. Hear him in performances from 1970 to 1994 (in concert with Billy Joel) in this three-hour birthday playlist.
The venerable pianist-composer and avant garde pioneer turns 86 today. Hear him perform pieces from Unit Structures with his quintet.
The organist and soulful singer commences the Midwest leg of his tour this week with his new band. Hear him tour I'm No Angel in 1987.
Writing partners Glenn Tilbrook and Chris Difford perform "Pulling Muscles (from the Shell)" and "Farfisa Beat" in this Philly concert.
The master of oboe, English horn, clarinet and soprano sax turns 68 today. Hear him in concerts with Oregon and Rubisa Patrol.