The banjo master, who turns 56 today, is heard here with the New Grass Revival in 1978 and with two editions of his band, the Flecktones.
The great gospel music singer passed over on this day in 1994. Hear with Prof. Thomas A. Dorsey in this 1975 Carnegie Hall concert.
The guitarist-singer-folklorist performs old-timey tunes like "Damn Yankee Lad," "Lilly Dale" and "The Bent County Bachelor" in this '64 set.
The singer-songwriter, who turns 69 today, is heard with James Taylor on "Mockingbird" from 1974 and with her son Ben Taylor in 2009.
The bluegrass legend kicks off his 2014 summer tour today at age 87. Hear him sing "How Mountain Girls Can Love" at '68 Newport.
The gospel singer leads the a cappella group on spiritual numbers and a unique arrangement of "Hesitation Blues" in this 1963 Ash Grove set.
The bluegrass band, featuring teenaged dobro ace Jerry Douglas, perform "Dueling Banjos" and "Orange Blossom Special" in this '74 set.
This weekend's Clearwater Festival at Croton Point Park, NY, will honor the late festival founder, environmentalist and folk music icon.
The Grateful Dead guitarist debuts his Acoustic Band on unplugged versions of "Deep Elem Blues," "Ripple," "Friend of the Devil" in 1987.
Guitarist Clarence White and mandolinist Roland (aka the New Kentucky Colonels) perform bluegrass favorites in this two-hour playlist.
The former leader of alt-rock group Throwing Muses premieres stirring material from her solo album Strange Angels at McCabe's Guitar Shop.
The son of legendary Afro-beat pioneer, Fela Kuti, follows in his father's footsteps with his own infectious brand of Nigerian dance music.