The two Grateful Dead frontmen are joined by Neil Young on harmonica on "Wang Dang Doodle" and also play "Ripple" in this '88 acoustic set.
The comedian picks up his banjo for spirited renditions of "Pitkin County Turnaround" and "Daddy Played the Banjo" in this 2009 video.
The singer, dubbed "Judy Blue Eyes" by CSN&Y, turns 77 today. Hear her perform "City of New Orleans" and "Both Sides Now" in this 1973 set.
The folkie, social activist and environmentalist plays "All People That On Earth Do Dwell" and "Garbage" at New England College in this '72 set.
Mandolinist-singer Chris Thile leads the 'newgrass' band on Jimmie Rodgers' "Brakeman's Blues" and tunes from Who's Feeling Young Now?.
The late, great bluegrass fiddler, born on this day in 1928, plays "Panama Red," "Tennessee Stud" and "Orange Blossom Special" in 1976.
The folksinger, storyteller and labor organizer performs Woody Guthrie's "Bread And Roses" and his "Casey Jones, Union Scab" in 1974.
The eccentric troubadour, born on this day in 1932, wows the hippie crowd with "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" and "Animal Crackers" in '68.
The American-Canadian troubadour, who died on this day in 2014, plays his classic "Yankee Lady," "Twigs and Seeds" and "Bowling Green."
On this day in 1961, the former Robert Zimmerman from Hibbing opened for John Lee Hooker at Gerdes' Folk City in the Village.
The anti-war activist and voice of the '60s counterculture died on this day in 1976. Hear his politically-tinged anthems in a '67 Ash Grove set.
The Queen of Gospel sings spirituals "Down By the Riverside," "How I Got Over" and "I Have a Friend Above All Others" in this 1970 set.
The folk icon mesmerizes the crowd with his passionate renditions of "All Along the Watchtower," "Woodstock" and his signature "Freedom."
The Brit singer-songwriter-guitarist, who turns 67 today, plays tunes from Daring Adventures and Amnesia at the '88 Newport Folk Festival.
The singer-songwriter, who turns 52 today, plays "If Not Now" and "Fast Car" from her self-titled debut album in this solo set from 1988.
The bluegrass banjo icon, who died on this day in 2012, leads sons Randy and Gary on "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" at C.W. Post in 1972.
Morgan Freeman and the Five Blind Boys of Alabama appear in this 1985 production of the acclaimed Bob Telson-Lee Breuer musical.
The singer-songwriter performs "Mornin' Sun," "Evenin'" and "Miss Hesitation" from his album Song for Juli in this 1973 set from Maine.
Mandolinist-singer Pat Burton leads a tight bluegrass ensemble with guest fiddler John Hartford on "Come Back Little Darling" and "Katy Hill."
The singer-songwriter performs "Dues Days Bar," "Morning Train" and his hit single "Sunshine" in this intimate acoustic solo set from 1976.
The solo troubadour, who turns 72 today, performs his classics "Lovin' You," "Daydream," "Younger Girl" and "Darling Be Home Soon."
The guitar wiz, who turns 69 today, picks and sings on "Billy The Kid," "Alimony" and "How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live?"
The Nigerian guitarist-composer and world music pioneer brings his Yoruban dance music to Tramps in this mesmerizing 1996 set.
The Chicago-born troubadour performs his "Chicken Cordon Blues," "Lincoln Park Pirates" and "City of New Orleans" at Amazingrace in '73.
The Phoenix-born solo troubadour performs "Shirtful of Apples" and "Sweet Wahini Mama" from album The Original Tap Dancing Kid.
The supergroup plays unplugged versions of "Suite: Judy Blue Eyes," "Teach Your Children" and "Tell Me Why" one year after Woodstock.
The iconic guitarist-singer leads his Acoustic Band on unplugged versions of Grateful Dead classics like "Friend of the Devil" and "Ripple."
The singer and flatpicker extraordinaire, born on this day in 1923, performs "Doc's Talkin' Blues" and "Otto Wood the Bandit" in a solo set.
Before they went psychedelic with "Time Has Come Today," the four brothers were an a cappella gospel group. Hear their vocal harmonies.
The legendary Senegalese singer-percussionist performs "Mandela," "The Truth" and "The Lion" at the Buenos Aires soccer stadium.
The folk and gospel singer joins the Georgia Sea Island Singers on the spiritual "I Know I Got Religion" and the joyful "So Glad I'm Here."
The troubadour sings classics "Fire and Rain" and "Carolina in My Mind" and is joined by wife Carly Simon on their hit single "Mockingbird."
The acoustic guitar virtuoso, born on this day in 1939, performs a medley of "On the Sunny Side of the Ocean/Spanish Two-Step" in '79.
The banjoist, born on this day in 1927, sings "How Mountain Girls Can Love" with his Clinch Mountain Boys at the '68 Newport Folk Festival.
The California country-folk-rock band performs "An American Dream," "Will the Circle Be Unbroken" and their hit song "Mr. Bojangles."
My Morning Jacket, Ya Lo Tengo, The Roots, Joe Henry and others perform tunes from the soundtrack to the Dylan biopic I'm Not There.
The accordian ace leads his West Louisiana band on zydeco renditions of the Stones "Beast of Burden" and Marcia Ball's "Hot Tamale Baby."
The graduate of the '60s Greenwich Village folk scene performs his Civil Rights era anthem "Thirsty Boots" and other tunes from Blue River.
West Louisiana fiddler and singer Doug Kershaw performs his signature "Diggy Diggy Lo" and "Cajun Joe" at Windham College in this '73 set.
The king and queen of '60s folk perform "I Shall Be Released" and other intimate duets during The Rolling Thunder Revue tour of 1975.
The prolific singer-songwriter performs "The Three Great Stimulants" and "Hejira" in this Amnesty International benefit concert.
The legendary Greenwich Village folkie, nicknamed the Mayor of McDougal Street, died on this day in 2002. Hear him in this '72 set.
The folk duo of Rex Fowler and Neal Shulman performs "It's Going on Saturday," "Lullaby of New York" and other tunes from Second Step.
The guitarist-singer and frontman for the folk-swing Acoustic Warriors and Hot Licks died over the weekend at age 74. Hear him in a 1988 set.
The banjoist-fiddler-singer joins the flatpicker on "Orange Blossom Special" and "Steam Powered Aereo-Plane" at Amazingrace in 1976.
The Boulder-based alt-bluegrass band plays "Ask the Fish," "Wake and Bake," "Funky Mountain Fogdown" and other tunes from Euphoria.
The 'newgrass' fiddler brings a jazzy flair to such bluegrass staples as "Uncle Pen," "Rocky Top" and "Orange Blossom Special" in this 1976 set.
British-born Graham Nash, who turns 74 today, joins his colleagues David Crosby and Stephen Stills in a stripped-down trio setting.