Concert Vault
  1. Blues Lightnin' Hopkins at the Ash Grove Blues: Lightnin' Hopkins at the Ash Grove Ash Grove | May 8, 1966

    The influential Texas bluesman gets an assist from guitarist Bernie Pearl on "Baby Please Don't Go" and "Baby Shake That Thing" in 1966.

  2. Blues A Salute to Stevie Ray Vaughan Blues: A Salute to Stevie Ray Vaughan Stevie Ray Vaughan Birthday Playlist

    The late guitar hero would've turned 60 today. Hear his incomparable stinging Strat licks in this birthday playlist from mid '80s concerts.

  3. Blues Keb' Mo' at Tramps, '97 Blues: Keb' Mo' at Tramps, '97 Tramps | Mar 6, 1997

    The neo-bluesman performs his "Perpetual Blues Machine" and delivers a faithful cover of the Robert Johnson classic "Come On In My Kitchen."

  4. Blues Koko Taylor's Earthy Testifying Blues: Koko Taylor's Earthy Testifying Tramps | May 8, 1998

    The late Queen of the Blues was born on this day in 1928. Hear her sing her 1965 hit "Wang Dang Doodle" in this 1998 Tramps set.

  5. Blues 50 Years Ago: Blues Concerts From '64 Blues: 50 Years Ago: Blues Concerts From '64 1964 Blues Concerts

    Hear riveting performances by Mance Lipscomb, Mississippi John Hurt, Pamela Polland & Ry Cooder, Oscar Brown Jr. and Joe Williams.

  6. Blues Jimmy Witherspoon at Shea Stadium Blues: Jimmy Witherspoon at Shea Stadium Shea Stadium | Jul 3, 1973

    The soulful singer, who died on this day in 1977, performs "Spoonful" and "Mean Old Frisco" with guitarist Robben Ford in this '73 concert.

  7. Blues All Hail the Blues King! Blues: All Hail the Blues King! B.B. King Birthday Playlist

    Riley "B.B." King turns 89 this week. Hear his signature sweet string bends on his guitar Lucille and soulful vocals on this birthday playlist.