Concert Vault
  1. Blues Chris Smither's Delta Inspiration Blues: Chris Smither's Delta Inspiration Lenox Music Inn | Jul 28, 1973

    The solo blues troubadour performs tunes from I'm a Stranger Too! and classics like "Statesboro Blues" and "Dust My Broom" in this 1973 set.

  2. Blues A Brownie McGhee Memorial Playlist Blues: A Brownie McGhee Memorial Playlist Brownie McGhee playlist

    The Knoxville-born guitarist-singer died on this day in 1996. Hear his Piedmont style solo and with partners Sonny Terry and Buddy Moss.

  3. Blues Remembering Mike Bloomfield Blues: Remembering Mike Bloomfield A Mike Bloomfield playlist

    The great Chicago guitarist passed on this day in 1981. Hear him with the Electric Flag, Paul Butterfield Blues Band and leading his own band.

  4. Blues The Outlaw Blues Band at Ash Grove Blues: The Outlaw Blues Band at Ash Grove Ash Grove | Jun 30, 1967

    The pioneering LA group performs raw, rockin', punk-edged versions of "Crossroads," "I'm Ready" and "Two Trains Running" in this 1967 set.

  5. Blues A Newport Blues Summit Blues: A Newport Blues Summit Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 3, 1960

    Langston Hughes hosts an afternoon program in 1960 showcasing Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Otis Spann, Sammy Price and others.

  6. Blues GRAMMY WINNER: Johnny Winter Blues: GRAMMY WINNER: Johnny Winter Palladium | Mar 4, 1977

    The late Texas bluesman won a posthumous "Best Blues Album" Grammy for his Step Back. Hear him with Muddy Waters in 1978.

  7. Blues B.B. King at the Fillmore, 1968 Blues: B.B. King at the Fillmore, 1968 Fillmore Auditorium | Jun 6, 1968

    The bluesman scored his first #1 hit on this day in 1952 with "Three O'Clock Blues." Hear him perform "Rock Me Baby" and "Sweet Sixteen."