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  1. Featured: FREE Download: The Allman Brothers Band Featured FREE Download: The Allman Brothers Band Walnut Creek Jul 1, 1994 Featured: FREE Download: The Allman Brothers Band Walnut Creek | Jul 1, 1994

    Through Friday, members can download this summery, jam-filled set from the ABB for free. Not a member? Sign up by 7/3 to get it.

  2. Rock: Motorhead at L'Amour, 1983 Rock Motorhead at L'Amour, 1983 L'amour Aug 10, 1983 Rock: Motorhead at L'Amour, 1983 L'amour | Aug 10, 1983

    Bassist-singer Lemmy (aka Ian Fraser Kilmister) leads the Brit head banging crew on "Back to the Funny Farm" and "Marching Off to War."

  3. Country: Wayne 'The Train' Hancock at Daytrotter Country Wayne 'The Train' Hancock at Daytrotter Country: Wayne 'The Train' Hancock at Daytrotter Wayne Hancock playlist

    The Austin singer-songwriter performs his "Viper of Melody," "Fair Weather Blues" and "Thunderstorms and Neon Signs" in this playlist.

  4. Jazz: Joe Henderson In Memoriam Jazz Joe Henderson In Memoriam Great American Music Hall Dec 19, 1975 Jazz: Joe Henderson In Memoriam Great American Music Hall | Dec 19, 1975

    The saxophonist-composer, who died on this day in 2001, blows with ferocious abandon on his "Afro-Centric" and "Isotope" in this 1975 set.

  5. Folk & Bluegrass: Dave Van Ronk's Folk-Blues Muse Folk & Bluegrass Dave Van Ronk's Folk-Blues Muse Windham College Dec 2, 1972 Folk & Bluegrass: Dave Van Ronk's Folk-Blues Muse Windham College | Dec 2, 1972

    The "Mayor of McDougal Street," born on this day in 1936, plays Leonard Cohen's "Bird On a Wire" and Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides Now."

  6. Indie: The Heartless Bastards' Daytrotter Session Indie The Heartless Bastards' Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Mar 9, 2012 Indie: The Heartless Bastards' Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio | Mar 9, 2012

    Singer Erika Wennerstrom leads the Cincinnati-based band on "Parted Ways," "Got to Have Rock and Roll" and other tunes from Arrow in 2012.

  7. Jazz: Al Di Meola at Tramps, 1997 Jazz Al Di Meola at Tramps, 1997 Tramps Oct 10, 1997 Jazz: Al Di Meola at Tramps, 1997 Tramps | Oct 10, 1997

    The guitarist just received the Miles Davis Award from the Montreal Jazz Festival. Hear him play tunes from Kiss My Axe and The Infinite Desire.

  8. Folk & Bluegrass: Remembering Tim Buckley Folk & Bluegrass Remembering Tim Buckley Newport Folk Festival Jul 28, 1968 Folk & Bluegrass: Remembering Tim Buckley Newport Folk Festival | Jul 28, 1968

    The singer-songwriter, who died on this day in 1975, showcases his extraordinary voice on "Buzzin' Fly" and "The Dolphins" at Newport '68.

  9. Rock: R.I.P. Chris Squire Rock R.I.P. Chris Squire Boston Garden Dec 11, 1974 Rock: R.I.P. Chris Squire Boston Garden | Dec 11, 1974

    Celebrate the legendary Yes bassist, whose agile, contrapuntal style helped set the tone for the prog-rock movement, with this 1974 set.

  10. Rock: Fare Thee Well, Dead Rock Fare Thee Well, Dead Golden Gate Park Nov 3, 1991 Rock: Fare Thee Well, Dead Golden Gate Park | Nov 3, 1991 watch video

    The original jam band began its 50th anniversary reunion gigs this weekend. See them at Golden Gate Park in this 1991 concert video.

  11. Jazz: John Medeski Hits a Landmark Jazz John Medeski Hits a Landmark Newport Jazz Festival Aug 13, 2005 Jazz: John Medeski Hits a Landmark Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 13, 2005 watch video

    The Medeski, Martin & Wood keyboardist turns 50 today. See him with his colleagues on tunes by Mingus and Sun Ra in this 2005 video.

  12. Indie: Robert Randolph's Daytrotter Session Indie Robert Randolph's Daytrotter Session Big Orange Studios Nov 22, 2010 Indie: Robert Randolph's Daytrotter Session Big Orange Studios | Nov 22, 2010

    The pedal steel guitar sensation wails on jam band favorites "Dry Bones" and "Traveling Shoes" with his Family Band in this 2010 set.

  13. Rock: A Tribute to Doc Pomus Rock A Tribute to Doc Pomus Rock: A Tribute to Doc Pomus Doc Pomus Playlist

    The hit songwriter was born on this day 90 years ago. Hear his tunes performed by Emmylou Harris, Dr. John, Marshall Crenshaw and others.

  14. Rock: Remembering John Entwistle Rock Remembering John Entwistle Spectrum Mar 15, 1975 Rock: Remembering John Entwistle Spectrum | Mar 15, 1975

    The Who bassist, dubbed Ox, died on this day in 2002. Hear him leading his own band on "Whisky Man" and "Boris the Spider" in 1975.

  15. Rock: Happy Birthday, Mick Jones! Rock Happy Birthday, Mick Jones! Capitol Theatre Mar 8, 1980 Rock: Happy Birthday, Mick Jones! Capitol Theatre | Mar 8, 1980 watch video

    The Clash singer-songwriter-guitarist turns 60 today. See him with the group on "London Calling," "Train in Vain" and others in a 1980 video.

  16. Jazz: A Reggie Workman Birthday Playlist Jazz A Reggie Workman Birthday Playlist Jazz: A Reggie Workman Birthday Playlist Reggie Workman playlist

    The master bassist and educator turns 78 today. Hear him with the Herbie Mann Quintet in 1967 and the Freddie Hubbard Quintet in 1974.

  17. Country: Jonny Corndawg's Americana Tales Country Jonny Corndawg's Americana Tales Codfish Hollow Barn Jul 4, 2010 Country: Jonny Corndawg's Americana Tales Codfish Hollow Barn | Jul 4, 2010 watch video

    The alt-country musician (aka Jonny Fritz) performs "When a Ford Man Turns to Chevy" from Down on the Bikini Line in this 2010 video.

  18. Indie: Video: Deer Tick at Old Lantern Barn Indie Video: Deer Tick at Old Lantern Barn Old Lantern Barn Aug 28, 2011 Indie: Video: Deer Tick at Old Lantern Barn Old Lantern Barn | Aug 28, 2011 watch video

    Singer-songwriter John McCauley will be doing a solo tour this summer. Meanwhile, see him with the Providence-based band in 2011.

  19. Rock: A Birthday Salute to Georgie Fame Rock A Birthday Salute to Georgie Fame Beacon Theatre Nov 30, 1989 Rock: A Birthday Salute to Georgie Fame Beacon Theatre | Nov 30, 1989

    The keyboardist and British mod pop star turns 72 today. Hear him sing his 1964 hit "Yeh Yeh" with Van Morrison in this 1989 concert.

  20. Rock: Just Added: Iron Maiden at the Palladium, '82 Rock Just Added: Iron Maiden at the Palladium, '82 Palladium Jun 29, 1982 Rock: Just Added: Iron Maiden at the Palladium, '82 Palladium | Jun 29, 1982

    The pioneering Brit heavy metal band plays "Children of the Damned," "Run to the Hills" and other tunes from The Number of the Beast.

  21. Jazz: Video: Celebrating Satchmo Jazz Video: Celebrating Satchmo Newport Jazz Festival Feb 22, 1990 Jazz: Video: Celebrating Satchmo Newport Jazz Festival | Feb 22, 1990 watch video

    The Louis Armstrong House Museum in NYC is observing the 100th anniversary of his first gig at age 15. See him reminisce in this doc.

  22. Rock: A Salute to the King of Pop Rock A Salute to the King of Pop Apollo Theatre Apr 24, 2002 Rock: A Salute to the King of Pop Apollo Theatre | Apr 24, 2002

    It was six years ago today that Michael Jackson passed away. Celebrate his memory by hearing this 2002 performance at the Apollo Theatre.

  23. Folk & Bluegrass: Clifton Chenier in New Orleans, 1970 Folk & Bluegrass Clifton Chenier in New Orleans, 1970 Beauregard Square Apr 23, 1970 Folk & Bluegrass: Clifton Chenier in New Orleans, 1970 Beauregard Square | Apr 23, 1970

    The King of Zydeco was born on this day 90 years ago. Hear the Creole French-speaking native of Opelousas perform "Les Bon Temps Rouler."

  24. Country: Leon Everette in Knoxville, 1983 Country Leon Everette in Knoxville, 1983 Knoxville Coliseum Jan 21, 1983 Country: Leon Everette in Knoxville, 1983 Knoxville Coliseum | Jan 21, 1983

    The South Carolina singer leads his Hurricane Band on signature tunes like "Soul Searchin'," "Midnight Rodeo" and "If I Keep On Going Crazy."

  25. Rock: Fleetwood Mac Through the Years Rock Fleetwood Mac Through the Years Rock: Fleetwood Mac Through the Years Fleetwood Mac playlist

    Hear their evolution from London-based blues band in the late '60s to multi-platinum-selling pop act in the '70s and beyond in this playlist.

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  1. Jazz: Village Vanguard Turns 80 Jazz Village Vanguard Turns 80 Jazz: Village Vanguard Turns 80 Village Vanguard playlist

    The fabled New York nightclub has showcased countless legends since opening in 1935. Hear Johnny Griffin and Nat Adderley there in 1981.

  2. Rock: Happy Birthday, Jeff Beck! Rock Happy Birthday, Jeff Beck! Rock: Happy Birthday, Jeff Beck! Jeff Beck Playlist

    The Brit guitar hero turns 71 today. Hear him perform "You Shook Me" from Truth and "Constipated Duck" from Blow By Blow in this playlist.

  3. Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Doug Paisley at the Living Room Folk & Bluegrass Video: Doug Paisley at the Living Room Living Room NYC Aug 29, 2011 Folk & Bluegrass: Video: Doug Paisley at the Living Room Living Room NYC | Aug 29, 2011 watch video

    The Canadian singer-songwriter performs "What I Saw," "No One But You" and others from Constant Companion in this intimate solo set.

  4. Indie: Video: Annie & the Beekeepers at Paste Indie Video: Annie & the Beekeepers at Paste Paste Magazine Offices Jan 6, 2010 Indie: Video: Annie & the Beekeepers at Paste Paste Magazine Offices | Jan 6, 2010 watch video

    The unorthodox trio led by singer-songwriter Annie Lynch performs "Like a Dog" and "Dirty Laundry" in this 2010 set from Decatur.

  5. Rock: Just Added: Beach Boys at Philly Spectrum Rock Just Added: Beach Boys at Philly Spectrum Spectrum Apr 18, 1980 Rock: Just Added: Beach Boys at Philly Spectrum Spectrum | Apr 18, 1980

    Brian Wilson, subject of the new film Love & Mercy, just turned 73. Hear him lead the group on all their classic songs in this 1980 concert.

  6. Jazz: George Russell Sextet at Newport '64 Jazz George Russell Sextet at Newport '64 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1964 Jazz: George Russell Sextet at Newport '64 Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1964

    The composer-pianist leads an all-star ensemble featuring Thad Jones, Albert "Tootie" Heath and John Gilmore on "Stratosphunk" and others.

  7. Blues: Bobby "Blue" Bland In Memoriam Blues Bobby "Blue" Bland In Memoriam Avery Fisher Hall Jun 30, 1974 Blues: Bobby "Blue" Bland In Memoriam Avery Fisher Hall | Jun 30, 1974

    The soulful singer, who died on this day in 2013, performs his 1957 hit "Further On Up The Road" before joining B.B. King in this 1974 concert.

  8. Rock: New to the Vault: Little Richard in 1970 Rock New to the Vault: Little Richard in 1970 Boston Tea Party May 23, 1970 Rock: New to the Vault: Little Richard in 1970 Boston Tea Party | May 23, 1970

    The rock 'n' roll pioneer is in fine voice on classic rave-ups like "Good Golly Miss Molly," "Long Tall Sally," "Lucille" and "Tutti Frutti."

  9. Jazz: A Salute to Milt 'The Judge' Hinton Jazz A Salute to Milt 'The Judge' Hinton Jazz: A Salute to Milt 'The Judge' Hinton A Milt Hinton playlist

    The stalwart bassist, who was born on this day in 1910, plays with Joe Williams, Lionel Hampton, Clark Terry and Teddy Wilson in this playlist.

  10. Rock: Just Added: Joe Cocker in Central Park, 1980 Rock Just Added: Joe Cocker in Central Park, 1980 Central Park Jul 12, 1980 Rock: Just Added: Joe Cocker in Central Park, 1980 Central Park | Jul 12, 1980

    The Brit singer covers Procol Harum's "A Whiter Shade of Pale," The Box Tops' "The Letter" and the Beatles' "A Little Help From My Friends."

  11. Jazz: Video: The Crusaders at Newport '87 Jazz Video: The Crusaders at Newport '87 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 15, 1987 Jazz: Video: The Crusaders at Newport '87 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 15, 1987 watch video

    Charter members and fellow Texans Joe Sample and Wilton Felder lead the crossover group on their hits "Chain Reaction" and "Street Life."

  12. Country: Happy Birthday, Kris Kristofferson! Country Happy Birthday, Kris Kristofferson! Country: Happy Birthday, Kris Kristofferson! Kris Kristofferson playlist

    Hear the respected and prolific singer-songwriter, who turns 79 today, perform several of his hits in this playlist spanning 1979 to 2013.

  13. Rock: Todd Rundgren Goes 'A Cappella' Rock Todd Rundgren Goes 'A Cappella' Bismark Theater Oct 26, 1985 Rock: Todd Rundgren Goes 'A Cappella' Bismark Theater | Oct 26, 1985

    The brilliant rock conceptualist, who turns 67 today, performs sans instruments with a backing choir in this adventurous set from 1985.

  14. Indie: A B & the Sea at the Bottom of the Hill Indie A B & the Sea at the Bottom of the Hill Bottom of the Hill Feb 27, 2009 Indie: A B & the Sea at the Bottom of the Hill Bottom of the Hill | Feb 27, 2009 watch video

    The San Francisco band performs "Suzie," "Yellow-Haired Girl," "Johnny" and other tunes from their debut EP, Boys And Girls in this 2009 video.

  15. Featured: Welcoming in the Summer of '15 Featured Welcoming in the Summer of '15 Featured: Welcoming in the Summer of '15 A Summer Solstice playlist

    Celebrate the first day of summer with this 2-hour playlist of summer songs by Seals & Crofts, Joe Cocker, James Taylor and the Beach Boys.

  16. Blues: Remembering the Boogie Man Blues Remembering the Boogie Man Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 10, 1992 Blues: Remembering the Boogie Man Shoreline Amphitheatre | Oct 10, 1992 watch video

    Chicago blues icon John Lee Hooker died on this day in 2001. See his stinging guitar attack in this 1992 concert video with Ry Cooder.

  17. Rock: Happy Birthday, Lionel Richie! Rock Happy Birthday, Lionel Richie! Houston, TX Dec 3, 1986 Rock: Happy Birthday, Lionel Richie! Houston, TX | Dec 3, 1986

    The prolific pop songwriter, who turns 66 today, performs his infectious hits "All Night Long" and "Dancing on the Ceiling" in 1986.

  18. Country: Chet Atkins in Nashville, '85 Country Chet Atkins in Nashville, '85 Nashville Jun 6, 1985 Country: Chet Atkins in Nashville, '85 Nashville | Jun 6, 1985

    The Country Gentleman guitar picker, who would've turned 91 today, performs "Vincent" and "Ready for the Times to Get Better" in this set.

  19. Rock: Jerry Garcia Band at French's Camp Rock Jerry Garcia Band at French's Camp French's Camp Aug 29, 1987 Rock: Jerry Garcia Band at French's Camp French's Camp | Aug 29, 1987

    On this day in 1987, Ben & Jerry's introduced their new flavor. Hear its namesake cover "Think" and "Tangled Up in Blue" that summer.

  20. Blues: Skip James' Dark Delta Muse Blues Skip James' Dark Delta Muse Hampton Jazz Festival Jun 27, 1968 Blues: Skip James' Dark Delta Muse Hampton Jazz Festival | Jun 27, 1968

    The Mississippi bluesman performs ominous numbers like "Devil Got My Woman" and his famed "I'm So Glad" at the '68 Hampton jazz Fest.

  21. Jazz: Video: Lizz Wright at Newport 2003 Jazz Video: Lizz Wright at Newport 2003 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 10, 2003 Jazz: Video: Lizz Wright at Newport 2003 Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 10, 2003 watch video

    The dynamic singer-songwriter performs "Blue Rose," "Afro Blue," "Walk With Me, Lord" and other tunes from her acclaimed debut album, Salt.

  22. Country: Calamity Jane at the Palomino, '82 Country Calamity Jane at the Palomino, '82 Palomino May 19, 1982 Country: Calamity Jane at the Palomino, '82 Palomino | May 19, 1982

    The all-female country band, featuring the songwriting duo of Mary Ann Kennedy and Pamela Rose, plays tunes from their self-titled debut.

  23. Rock: New From the Vault: Saxon Invades Boston Rock New From the Vault: Saxon Invades Boston Paradise Feb 12, 1986 Rock: New From the Vault: Saxon Invades Boston Paradise | Feb 12, 1986

    Singer Biff Byford leads the British heavy metal band on new tunes from their platinum-selling Innocence Is No Excuse in this 1986 set.

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