Concert Vault
  1. Blues Willie Dixon's Got '29 Ways' Blues: Willie Dixon's Got '29 Ways' Ash Grove | Mar 10, 1972

    The late bassist and prolific songwriter was born on this day in 1915. Hear him with Walter "Shakey" Horton in this 1972 Ash Grove set.

  2. Blues James Cotton's Got His Mojo Workin' Blues: James Cotton's Got His Mojo Workin' Fillmore Auditorium | Nov 25, 1966

    The blues harp ace and former Muddy Waters sideman, who turns 79 today, leads his own band in this '66 set from the Fillmore West.

  3. Blues Holmes Brothers' Deliver the Message Blues: Holmes Brothers' Deliver the Message Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 10, 2002 watch video

    The soul/gospel/blues legends, recent recipients of the NEA National Heritage Fellowship, perform a sanctified set at 2002 Newport.

  4. Blues Mance Lipscomb's Original Folk-Blues Blues: Mance Lipscomb's Original Folk-Blues Ash Grove | Jul 17, 1963

    The Texas guitarist-singer performs "Baby Please Don't Go," "Ain't It Hard" and "Meet Me in the Bottom" in this 1963 Ash Grove concert.

  5. Blues Pamela Pollard Meets Ry Cooder Blues: Pamela Pollard Meets Ry Cooder Ash Grove | Jul 1, 1964

    The 19-year-old singer is accompanied by the 17-year-old guitarist on country blues classics in this Ash Grove show from 50 years ago.

  6. Blues John Lee Hooker's Newport Boogie Blues: John Lee Hooker's Newport Boogie Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 17, 1991 watch video

    The late bluesman died on this day in 2001. Hear him perform "Baby Lee," "Crawlin' King Snake" and a marathon boogie-woogie in 1991.

  7. Blues Video: Bonnie Raitt Channels the Delta Blues: Video: Bonnie Raitt Channels the Delta Shoreline Amphitheatre | Nov 6, 1993 watch video

    The slide guitarist-singer performs tunes by Delta blues masters J.B. Lenoir, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Robert Johnson and Skip James.