The stony duo breaks up the sets in the '78 Texxas World Music Festival with some serious comic relief hosted in the Cotton Bowl.
This playlist has songs so nice, we're playing them twice: hear classic tunes played by the original artists and then cover versions by modern bands.
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.
Opening for Buddy Guy and Junior Wells, the blues prodigy didn't hold back one bit, reducing the Bottom Line to tinder with his buzz saw guitar.
The late, great R&B crooner and pianist-composer strikes a jazzy sensibility in this Carnegie Hall concert as part of the 1973 Newport Jazz Festival.
The silky, soulful jazz singer puts her inimitable stamp on a set of standards in this superb outdoor set at New York's Central Park in 1973.
The chameleonic pop superstar performs tunes from Never Let Me Down and classics like "Fame" and "Young Americans" in Montreal.
Sting, Stewart Copeland and Andy Summers paint three individual pictures of life in one of the world's biggest bands.
The pioneering rock 'n' roller flaunts his signature licks on "Roll Over Beethoven," "Carol" and "Johnny B. Goode" in this 1972 video.
Ben E. King, the Drifters member who wrote the classic "Stand By Me," opens up about his career, his life and his inspirations.
This week Eric Clapton announced a special release for the anniversary of his landmark '70s album, and we've got him live when it was brand new.
The country icon, a member of the pioneering harmony duo the Louvin Brothers, sings "Cash on the Barrell" and "Darlin' Cory" in this 2010 set.
The pianist and blues shouter is joined by bassist Willie Dixon and special guest Pete Seeger in this 1965 Newport Jazz Festival concert.
As Phosphorescent ready their new record, Muchacho, take their Daytrotter session from '08 for a spin. A must listen for fans of Neil Young and The Band.
The eclectic quintet, featuring guitarists Bert Jansch and John Renbourn, blends early British folk music with jazz, rock and blues in a 1970 set.
The pop singer showcases his powerful pipes on "Fool's Game" and other tunes from his self-titled Columbia Records debut in this '83 set.
Singer Martha Davis fronts the L.A. new wave band on "Bonjour Baby," "Party Professionals" and other tunes from their album Careful.
Hearing this '75 San Francisco set, it's easy to see why Souther is nominated for 2013 induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
The country rock group covers Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Green River" and the Marshall Tucker Band's "Can't You See" in this '81 set.
The lanky troubadour performs solo renditions of his "Country Road" and "Carolina On My Mind" and Merle Haggard's "Okie From Muskogee."
The neo-blues star unleashes his distortion-laced chops on "When My Train Pulls In" and "Things are Changing" in this 2012 set from Austin.
Michael and Kevin Bacon cover the Beatles' "If I Needed Someone" and play their own tunes "36 Cents," "Bus" and "Driver" in this 2016 video.
Recorded towards the end of his long career, this show is a testament to the longevity of the legendary soul artist.
Enjoy a playlist of just a few artists whose sounds were shaped in part by engineer and producer Andy Johns.
The lanky troubadour plays classics "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)," "Fire And Rain" and tunes from his Broadway musical Working.
Indie darling Lia Rose, the gifted singer-songwriter with the captivating voice and autobiographical lyrics, leads the San Francisco band in 2008.
Learn a thing or two from the crowned Queen of Rock with this personal interview, only a year after her hit "What's Love Got to Do With It?"
See an eclectic lineup including Dianne Reeves, Femi Kuti, John Zorn's Masada, Celia Cruz and Fourplay at George Wein's annual clambake.
The high-energy blues 'n' boogie man plays "Bo Diddley," "Spoonful" and "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer" in this intimate acoustic set.
Billy Joel was one of the first major American rock performers to play in the Soviet Union since the Berlin Wall was erected.
Singer Nick Heyward leads the Brit new wave band on "Love Plus One," "Fantastic Day," "Snow Girl" and other tunes from Pelican West.
45 years ago today, The Bee Gees made their live US debut in California. Since then they've made history as one of the most successful trios in rock history.
The girl group performs their biggest hits, the Prince-penned "Manic Monday" and "Walk Like an Egyptian," at this 1986 concert.
Guitarist Leslie West showcases his humungous tone on "Mississippi Queen" and "Nantucket Sleighride" in this 1970 Fillmore East set.
Singer Rob Halford leads the Brit heavy metal band, featuring guitarists Glenn Tipton and K.K. Downing, on tunes from Hell Bent for Leather.
50 years ago today Loretta joined the Grand Ole Opry. Enjoy this 1982 performance by country royalty.
The violin great delivers beautiful ballads like "Misty" and "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes" with upbeat Swing Era fare like "Lady Be Good" in this '76 set.
GSH could weave a tale & his musical partner Brian Jackson could certainly tie it together. Their special blend of spoken word & jazz is surely missed.
Hear the first set of a two-night stand at Madison Square Garden that resulted in one of the greatest live Jimi Hendrix albums ever.
This Labor Day, don't forget to thank The Boss. Here he is along with a few other hard working rock and rollers.
The neo-psychedelic garage rockers perform "Dove" and other darkly compelling, distortion-laced tunes from Directions To See A Ghost.
Gordon Gano leads the Milwaukee band on acoustic versions of "I'm Nothing," "It's Gonna Rain" and "Untrue Love" in this 2016 reunion set.
The fan-favorite from Everybody Loves Raymond and 'Til Death kicks off this sampler from the famed comedy club.
The Canadian singer-songwriter with the ethereal voice performs fragile, confessional tunes like "Ode to Mom" in this 2012 set.
The Memphis rockabilly great was still going strong into the 80s. This show from the Cannery in Nashville has him playing and singing in full form.
Guitarist-singer-songwriter Steven Van Zandt plays "Justice" and other politically-tinged tunes from his album Voice of America in this '84 set.
Following his Madison Square Garden show, the Purple One hosts an after-party jam featuring special guests Larry Graham and Chaka Khan.
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."