On this day in 1987, the bluesman was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. Hear him sing "Got My Mojo Working" at the Folk Festival.
The Chicago drummer, born on this day in 1936, brings his signature shuffle beat to "Kansas City" and "Dust My Broom" in this '78 set.
The great blues singer is joined by guitar great Robben Ford on "Spoonful," "Mean Old Frisco" and others in the NY Mets old home.
The hill country bluesman was born on this day in 1904. Hear his wicked slide guitar work on "Shake 'Em On Down" at Newport '68.
The blues scholar (born Henry Saint Clair Fredericks) performs "Divin' Duck Blues," "Checkin' Up On My Baby," "Corinna" and "Bacon Fat."
The Chicago blues guitar great unleashes stinging licks on classics like "All Your Love (I Miss Loving) and "Damn Right, I've Got the Blues."
The Chicago native with the deep baritone voice died on this day in 2006. Hear him sing "Stormy Monday" and "Tobacco Road" in a playlist.
The great singer and guitarist, who died on this day in 1976, performs classics like "San-Ho-Zay" and "I'm Tore Down" in this 1970 concert.
Frontman Bob "The Bear" Hite leads the shuffle kings on "Going Up the Country" and "On the Road Again" in a Woodstock 10th anniversary set.
The two titans of the blues team up on a medley of "How Blue Can You Get?," "Stormy Monday" and "It's My Own Fault" in this 1974 concert.
The towering lefty guitarist-singer, who died on this day in 1992, plays his tunes "Oh, Pretty Woman" and "Bluespower" in this 1970 video.
The blues harp player and singer, who was born on this day in 1942, fronts a killer band featuring guitarist Elvin Bishop and Mike Bloomfield.
The blues-rock guitarist, who turns 64 today, performs "Talk To Your Daughter" and "Help The Poor" with his Blue Line band in this '91 set.
Guitarist Johnny and keyboardist Edgar sit in with the king of the blues on "Going Down Slow" in this '78 set from New York's The Bottiom Line.
The bassist and prolific composer leads the Chicago Blues All-Stars on his signature songs "Wang Dang Doodle" and "Crazy for My Baby."
The guitarist with the stinging attack fills in for an ailing Gatemouth Brown in this set with Gates Express in this '97 set from Tramps.
The Chicago blues harp player and singer, born on this day in 1934, performs "Look Over Yonder Wall" and more with partner Buddy Guy.
The Piedmont style guitarist and singer, who was born on this day in 1915, performs "Kansas City" and "Key to the Highway" in this solo set.
The earthy singer and harmonica player performs her signature tunes "Ball and Chain," "Hound Dog" and "Rock Me Baby" at the Folk Fest.
The guitarist-singer performs "Smoking Gun" and "Right Next Door" from his breakthrough album, Strong Persuader, in this 1987 concert.
The legendary R&B singer, who died on this day in 2006, performs her 1950 hit "Teardrops From My Eyes" in this '73 set from the Apollo.
The blues guitarist and longtime Howlin' Wolf sideman was born on this day in 1931. See him jamming with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers in '82.
The country blues troubadour, who turns 73 today, performs Robert Johnson's "32-20 Blues" and "Love In Vain" in this 1973 solo set.
The Delta blues icon, born on this day in 1909, plays National Steel Dobro and delivers intense vocals on his classic "Fixin' to Die Blues."
The guitarist-singer-songwriter plays a smoldering "Just Won't Burn" and wails on her soulful shuffle number "Feeling Music Brings."
Guitarist Jorma Kaukonen and longtime partner Jack Casady perform an intimate set of acoustic blues tunes by Rev. Gary Davis and Blind Blake.
Slowhand digs deep on his trusty Fender Stratocaster in this set of tunes by Willie Dixon, Big Bill Broonzy, Robert Johnson and Otis Rush.
The country blues guitarist and singer died on this day in 1966. Hear him play "Monday Morning Blues" and "See See Rider" in this '64 set.
Guitarist Peter Green, who turns 69 today, leads an early edition of the Brit band on tunes by Elmore James, B.B. King and Freddie King in '68.
The blues-rocker and slide guitar ace, who turns 46 today, performs his pro-pot anthem "Burn One Down" and others from Fight for Your Mind.
Rock's greatest guitarist dips into a set of stone blues numbers by the likes of Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf along with his own "Red House."
The Piedmont style blues harpist, who was born on this day in 1911, whoops it up with longtime partner Brownie McGhee in this '75 set.
The Tulsa blues-rocker turns 73 today. Hear his stinging guitar licks and urgent vocals on "Stealin' Watermelons" and "Deep Elem Blues."
The Delta bluesman, who died on this day in 1988, plays slashing slide guitar and sings with harrowing intensity on "Empire State Express."
The guitarist-singer flaunts some killer slide work on Robert Johnson's "Walkin' Blues" and John Hiatt's "Thing Called Love" in this '93 set.
The Chicago guitarist unleashes stinging licks on a set of old school tunes like "Orphan Blues," "Don't Lie to Me" and "Sweet Little Angel."
The soulful Texan is a little bit country, a little bit rock 'n' roll and a whole lot of blues on shuffles like "Thank You Baby" and "Linda Lou."
The Texas pianist, who was born on this day in 1908, performs "The Cafe Society Boogie" and "The Price Is Right" at the Newport Jazzfest.
The Texas alto saxman turns blues shouter on his signature "Kidney Stew" along with "Person to Person" and "Cherry Red" in this playlist.
The singer-songwriter-slide guitarist, who turns 70 today, plays tunes from We The People and covers Jimi Hendrix's "Up From the Skies."
The L.A. band, featuring Taj Mahal and Ry Cooder, plays "I'm a King Bee," "Fannie Mae" and "Corinne, Corrina" in this set from 50 years ago.
The Grammy-winning bluesman plays "Dangerous Mood," "Perpetual Blues Machine" and other tunes from Just Like You in this '97 set.
The Queen of the Blues would've turned 80 today. Hear her sing "Beer Bottle Boogie" and her 1965 hit "Wang Dang Doodle" in this '98 set.
The high-energy blues 'n' boogie man plays "Bo Diddley," "Spoonful" and "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer" in this intimate acoustic set.
Hear very different renditions of John D. Loudermilk's "Tobacco Road" by Lou Rawls, Edgar Winter, Eric Burdon and the Jefferson Airplane.
The late guitar hero, who was born on this day in 1939, unleashes searing licks on "Bitter Memories" and "The Messiah Will Come Again."
The Kim Simmonds-led Brit blues 'n' boogie band celebrates its 50th year with the release of The Devil To Pay. Hear them from 40 years ago.
The jump blues singer, who died on this day in 1997, performs "Spoonful" and "Mean Old Frisco" at the New York Mets former ballpark.