The L.A. punk-funk-ska band performs revved-up versions of "Bonin' in the Boneyard" and Curtis Mayfield's "Freddie's Dead" in this 1997 set.
Hear the county-pop singer perform his hits "Hooked on a Feeling," "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head" and others in this 1984 set.
Blake Mills, currently the lead guitarist in Fiona Apple's touring band, has quite the songwriter chops himself. Listen to his Daytrotter Session from 2010.
Leutonia brothers Yosh and Stan Schmenge (John Candy and Eugene Levy) play "The Cabbage Rolls and Coffee Polka" at '86 Comic Relief.
The prolific songwriter, who is being feted tonight in an all-star concert at Carnegie Hall, performs his "The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress" in 1975.
Though she's mostly been recording and performing jazz since the '90s, this concert from '77 is a funky R&B influenced set from Miss Cole.
The massive greatest hits comp GRRR! is available in both 50 and 80 track versions. Hear many of those hits in this marathon set.
Get familiar with fuzzy, psychedelic sounds of Australian rockers Tame Impala before their much-hyped second album Lonerism drops next week.
Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers paint three individual pictures of life in one of the world's biggest bands.
It doesn't get much funkier than when the Meters throw down in their hometown of New Orleans. Here they are playing the inaugural NOLA Jazz Fest.
The British singer-songwriter performs "I Can't Lie to Myself" and "Eating the Bear" from Walk Under Ladders at the Orpheum Theatre.
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.
The acclaimed actor (Dumb and Dumber, The Newsroom, Something Wild) is also a prolific songwriter and accomplished fingerstyle guitarist.
This rare performance at Philharmonic Hall, recorded just a month after Svengali, shows the adventurous band at the peak of its powers.
The Dynamic Duo of the blues performs "Messin' With the Kid," "Checkin' on My Baby" and "Somebody Hoodooed the Hoodoo Man."
Unfairly relegated to cult status in the SF scene, the Flamin' Groovies in their prime delivered some powerful rock 'n' roll primitivism.
The multi-faceted new vaudevillians from Santa Cruz perform their death-defying (and hilarious) juggling routines in this 1981 set.
The Chicago blues guitar hero plays his signature tunes "Damn Right, I've Got the Blues" and "Feels Like Rain" at Newport '94.
In this rare interview for the World of Rock radio show, Joe Cocker relates his Beatlemania experiences and fond memories of Woodstock.
The whistler-violinist with the massive cult following performs at Central Park in NYC tonight. Hear him in this 2007 Daytrotter session.
Hear Pearl Jam in '94 at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta, and The Swell Season's '09 Daytrotter session.
Prior to more recent reunions, the original lineup of Sabbath performed their last concert together this day in 1978. Hear them earlier in that same tour.
See the guitar hero perform an outrageous unaccompanied medley of "Eruption/Spanish Fly/Cathedral" in this Van Halen concert from 1995.
Few guitarists could rival "The Texas Cannonball" for sheer intensity. Hear his ferocious attack on this smoking Ash Grove set from 1970.
This early recording of Emmylou in '75 features a stirring rendition of "Boulders to Birmingham," a song about the death of her mentor, Gram Parsons.
This classic Kinks performance covers all the bases, from the raw simplicity of "You Really Got Me" to the deep introspective beauty of "Waterloo Sunset."
Sun Records released Jerry Lee Lewis' ubiquitous hit 'Great Balls Of Fire' 55 years ago today. Hear an amazing live version towards the end of this 1984 set.
The singer-songwriter performs his classic "American Pie" along with Buddy Holly's "It Doesn't Matter Anymore" in this intimate solo set.
The singer-songwriter leads the Boston new wave band on "Why Do You Tell Lies" and "When Things Go Wrong" from their 1980 debut album.
The Godfather of Grunge delivers intense versions of "Cinammon Girl" and "Down By The River" with Crazy Horse in 1970.
As the joys of tax season are upon us again, hear JP's thoughts about where the IRS can stick their 1040 forms.
Trumpeter-arranger Sy Oliver leads a group featuring vocalist Maxine Sullivan in this "52nd Street Revisited" program from 1974.
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."
This not-to-be-missed show is a symposium on the blues moderated by Langston Hughes and featuring Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker & more.
The bassist-singer-funkateer stretches out with his Rubber Band on P-Funk anthems like "One Nation Under a Groove" and "Flashlight."
With Slim behind the piano, this show from the '65 Newport Jazz Fest is haunting. Listen to the powerful version of "I Cry and Sing the Blues."
In this interview with Frankie Valli, he humbly speaks of his massive achievements over three generations.
Experience the Gilmour, Wright & Mason lineup closing out the North American leg of their Momentary Lapse of Reason Tour on Long Island.
The two-fisted boogie woogie piano queen and singer blends Texas blues and swamp rock on "Red Beans," "Big Shot" and "Crawfishin'."
The still-active, all-female British heavy metal band plays "The Hunter" from Hit and Run and "Hellrazor" from Screaming Blue Murder.
The multi-platinum-selling band performs tunes from their second album Yoyo and covers the Beatles' "Tomorrow Never Knows."
The Bay Area horn band, fueled by drummer Dave Garibaldi and bassist Rocco Prestia, premieres tunes from their debut album, East Bay Grease.
The big man with the big alto sax sound joins with brother Nat, Barry Harris, Sam Jones and Louis Hayes on this burning hard bop set.
Athens, GA's The Whigs storm into Daytrotter to unleash a set of fuzzed-out rock & roll and prove sometimes all you need is a guitar, bass and drums.
Hear Mr. Mister's now classic #1 hit 'Broken Wings,' played less than 3 months after it came out in 1985.
The new wave band, led by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith, plays their hits "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" and "Shout" in 1985.
The intergalactic traveler, pianist-bandleader and avant garde pioneer performs "Space is the Place" with his Arkestra in this 1973 concert.
The Mississippi-born guitarist-singer, nicknamed the Oil Man, performs raw Delta numbers like "I'm Goin' Away, Baby" in a '98 set.