Concert Vault
  1. Rock: The Kinks at the Felt Forum Rock The Kinks at the Felt Forum Felt Forum Nov 16, 1972 Rock: The Kinks at the Felt Forum Felt Forum | Nov 16, 1972

    Ray Davies, who turns 72 today, leads the group on classics like "Victoria," "Lola" and "You Really Got Me" in this '72 set from New York.

  2. Rock: Nils Lofgren at the Record Plant Rock Nils Lofgren at the Record Plant Record Plant Oct 31, 1975 Rock: Nils Lofgren at the Record Plant Record Plant | Oct 31, 1975

    The guitarist, formerly with Crazy Horse and currently with the E Street Band, turns 65 today. Hear him showcase his own tunes in this '75 set.

  3. Rock: The Beach Boys Bring in Summer Rock The Beach Boys Bring in Summer Springfield Civic Center May 15, 1979 Rock: The Beach Boys Bring in Summer Springfield Civic Center | May 15, 1979

    Brian Wilson, who turns 74 today, leads the California band on classics like "Surfer Girl," "Help Me, Rhonda" and "Good Vibrations" in 1979.

  4. Rock: A Birthday Salute to Lionel Richie Rock A Birthday Salute to Lionel Richie Houston, TX Dec 3, 1986 Rock: A Birthday Salute to Lionel Richie Houston, TX | Dec 3, 1986

    The former lead singer of the Commodores and prolific songwriter turns 67 today. Hear him perform "Dancing on the Ceiling" in a '86 set.

  5. Rock: Heart Kicks It Out Rock Heart Kicks It Out Universal Amphitheatre Jul 17, 1977 Rock: Heart Kicks It Out Universal Amphitheatre | Jul 17, 1977

    Lead singer Ann Wilson, who turns 66 today, delivers typically intense vocal performances on "Magic Man" and "Crazy on You" in this '77 set.

  6. Rock: Happy Birthday, Sir Paul! Rock Happy Birthday, Sir Paul! RFK Stadium Jul 4, 1990 Rock: Happy Birthday, Sir Paul! RFK Stadium | Jul 4, 1990

    Paul McCartney turns 74 today. Hear him perform classic Beatles and Wings tunes in this 1990 concert from RFK Stadium in Washington D.C.

  7. Rock: Remembering the Big Man Rock Remembering the Big Man Rock: Remembering the Big Man Clarence Clemons playlist

    The late saxophonist Clarence Clemons died on this day in 2011. Hear him with his Red Band Rockers and Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band.

  8. Rock: Video: The Mothership Lands in Woodstock Rock Video: The Mothership Lands in Woodstock Woodstock 99 West Stage Jul 23, 1999 Rock: Video: The Mothership Lands in Woodstock Woodstock 99 West Stage | Jul 23, 1999 watch video

    George Clinton leads the P-Funk All-Stars on anthems like "We Want the Funk" and "Mothership Connection" at the 1999 Woodstock Festival.

  9. Rock: Ike & Tina Turner at Newport, 1970 Rock Ike & Tina Turner at Newport, 1970 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 11, 1970 Rock: Ike & Tina Turner at Newport, 1970 Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 11, 1970

    The husband-wife team delivers a scintillating set that includes covers of "Respect," "Land of 1,000 Dances" and "Honky Tonk Women."

  10. Rock: The Pretenders at the Heatwave Fest Rock The Pretenders at the Heatwave Fest Heatwave Festival Aug 23, 1980 Rock: The Pretenders at the Heatwave Fest Heatwave Festival | Aug 23, 1980

    James Honeyman Scott, who died on this day in 1982, shares guitar duties with Chrissie Hynde in this 1980 set from Ontario, Canada.

  11. Rock: Kansas' 'Point of Know Return' Tour Rock Kansas' 'Point of Know Return' Tour Pine Knob Jul 25, 1978 Rock: Kansas' 'Point of Know Return' Tour Pine Knob | Jul 25, 1978

    Singer-songwriter Steve Walsh, who turns 65 today, leads the prog-rockers on "Dust in the Wind" and "Carry On Wayward Son" in '78.

  12. Rock: Video: Ice Cube at Woodstock, '99 Rock Video: Ice Cube at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 West Stage Jul 24, 1999 Rock: Video: Ice Cube at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 West Stage | Jul 24, 1999 watch video

    The rapper-actor, who turns 47 today, performs "Natural Born Killaz," "Straight Outta Compton," "Check Yo Self" and other gangsta anthems.

  13. Rock: Culture Club Tumbles 4 Philly Rock Culture Club Tumbles 4 Philly Tower Theater Aug 31, 1983 Rock: Culture Club Tumbles 4 Philly Tower Theater | Aug 31, 1983

    Boy George, who turns 55 today, leads the Brit pop-soul band on "Karma Chameleon" and "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" in this 1983 set.

  14. Rock: Rory Gallagher's Righteous Riffs Rock Rory Gallagher's Righteous Riffs Bottom Line Nov 10, 1978 Rock: Rory Gallagher's Righteous Riffs Bottom Line | Nov 10, 1978

    The Irish guitar hero and blues-rocker died on this day in 1995. Hear his fiery fretboard work on "Shin Kicker" and "Bullfrog Blues" in 1978.

  15. Rock: Video: The Zombies Reunion at Paste Studios Rock Video: The Zombies Reunion at Paste Studios Paste Studios May 10, 2016 Rock: Video: The Zombies Reunion at Paste Studios Paste Studios | May 10, 2016 watch video

    Rod Argent, keyboardist and founder of the British Invasion band, joins singer Colin Blunstone on "Time of the Season" and "She's Not There."

  16. Rock: Mick Taylor Joins the Stones Rock Mick Taylor Joins the Stones Forest National Oct 17, 1973 Rock: Mick Taylor Joins the Stones Forest National | Oct 17, 1973

    On this day in 1969, the guitarist replaced Brian Jones in the Rolling Stones lineup. Hear him wail on "Midnight Rambler" and others in '73.

  17. Rock: Pat Benatar Rocks Austin Rock Pat Benatar Rocks Austin Austin Oct 6, 1981 Rock: Pat Benatar Rocks Austin Austin | Oct 6, 1981

    The Brooklyn-born singer performs her hit single "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" and covers the Beatles "Helter Skelter" in this 1981 set.

  18. Rock: A Pretty Purdie Birthday Playlist Rock A Pretty Purdie Birthday Playlist Rock: A Pretty Purdie Birthday Playlist Bernard Purdie Playlist

    Bernard Purdie, the most recorded session drummer ever, turns 75 today. Hear him with Aretha Franklin, Lionel Hampton and Jeff Beck.

  19. Rock: Remembering Ray Charles Rock Remembering Ray Charles Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1960 Rock: Remembering Ray Charles Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 2, 1960

    The soul icon died on this day in 2004 at age 73. Hear him lead his band on "Drown in My Own Tears" and "What'd I Say" at Newport '60.

  20. Rock: Gary Puckett Revisits the '60s Rock Gary Puckett Revisits the '60s Scaggs Telecommunications Studios Jun 14, 1983 Rock: Gary Puckett Revisits the '60s Scaggs Telecommunications Studios | Jun 14, 1983

    The pop singer performs The Union Gap's #1 hits including "Lady Willpower," "Woman Woman" and Young Girl" in this '83 set.

  21. Rock: Van Halen Jumps in Toronto Rock Van Halen Jumps in Toronto Toronto Aug 19, 1995 Rock: Van Halen Jumps in Toronto Toronto | Aug 19, 1995 watch video

    Hear the Sammy Hagar edition of the band perform "There's Only One Way to Rock," "You Really Got Me" and their hit single "Jump" in 1995.

  22. Rock: Beware of Mr. Baker Rock Beware of Mr. Baker University of Reading Feb 15, 1975 Rock: Beware of Mr. Baker University of Reading | Feb 15, 1975

    Following stints with Cream and Blind Faith, irascible super-drummer Ginger Baker formed the Baker Gurvitz Army. Hear them in 1975.

  23. Rock: Boz Scaggs at Radio City Music Hall Rock Boz Scaggs at Radio City Music Hall Radio City Music Hall Apr 5, 1981 Rock: Boz Scaggs at Radio City Music Hall Radio City Music Hall | Apr 5, 1981

    The smooth singer-songwriter-guitarist, who turns 72 today, performs his hits "Lowdown" and "Lido Shufle" from Silk Degrees in this '81 set.

  24. Rock: Video: Simply Red at the Ritz, '86 Rock Video: Simply Red at the Ritz, '86 Ritz Apr 21, 1986 Rock: Video: Simply Red at the Ritz, '86 Ritz | Apr 21, 1986 watch video

    British soul singer Mick Hucknall, who turns 56 today, leads the group on "Holding Back the Years" and "Money's Too Tight (To Mention)."

  25. Rock: A Birthday Salute to Prince Rock A Birthday Salute to Prince DNA Lounge Apr 12, 1993 Rock: A Birthday Salute to Prince DNA Lounge | Apr 12, 1993

    The late Prince Rogers Nelson would've turned 58 today. Hear him debut his New Power Generation band on his Act I Tour from 1993.

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  1. Rock: Clarence White With the Byrds Rock Clarence White With the Byrds Rainbow Theatre Jan 16, 1972 Rock: Clarence White With the Byrds Rainbow Theatre | Jan 16, 1972

    The guitar great, born on this day in 1944, reveals his bluegrass influences on "Mr. Spaceman" with the Byrds in this 1972 set.

  2. Rock: Bow Wow Wow's Burundi Beats in Boston Rock Bow Wow Wow's Burundi Beats in Boston Channel Jan 8, 1983 Rock: Bow Wow Wow's Burundi Beats in Boston Channel | Jan 8, 1983

    Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren discovered 14-year-old Anglo-Burmese singer Annabella Lwin in 1980. Hear her with the band in '83.

  3. Rock: A 'Satisfaction' Playlist Rock A 'Satisfaction' Playlist Rock: A 'Satisfaction' Playlist A "Satisfaction" Playlist

    On this day in 1965, the Rolling Stones released one of their biggest and oft-covered hits. Hear the Grateful Dead, Devo an others play it.

  4. Rock: Happy Birthday, Gary U.S. Bonds! Rock Happy Birthday, Gary U.S. Bonds! Stone Pony Nov 25, 2000 Rock: Happy Birthday, Gary U.S. Bonds! Stone Pony | Nov 25, 2000

    The rock 'n roll pioneer turns 77 today. Hear him sing his 1961 hits "New Orleans" and "Quarter to Three" in this set at the Stone Pony.

  5. Rock: Paul Simon's 'One Trick Pony' Tour Rock Paul Simon's 'One Trick Pony' Tour Tower Theater Oct 7, 1980 Rock: Paul Simon's 'One Trick Pony' Tour Tower Theater | Oct 7, 1980

    The singer-songwriter fronts members of the NYC band Stuff on "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover" and "Late in the Evening" in 1980.

  6. Rock: Robert Palmer Croons in Boston Rock Robert Palmer Croons in Boston Orpheum Theatre Sep 29, 1979 Rock: Robert Palmer Croons in Boston Orpheum Theatre | Sep 29, 1979

    The smooth British soul singer performs "Under Suspicion," "Pressure Drop" and "Sneakin' Sally Through the Alley" in this '79 set.

  7. Rock: Steel Pulse at Martha's Vineyard Rock Steel Pulse at Martha's Vineyard Martha's Vineyard Festival Aug 10, 2008 Rock: Steel Pulse at Martha's Vineyard Martha's Vineyard Festival | Aug 10, 2008 watch video

    The roots reggae band from Birmingham, England performs "Taxi Driver," "No More Weapons" and "African Holocaust" in this 2008 set.

  8. Rock: Ian Hunter Rocks Central Park Rock Ian Hunter Rocks Central Park Central Park Sep 11, 1981 Rock: Ian Hunter Rocks Central Park Central Park | Sep 11, 1981

    The former Mott the Hoople frontman, who turns 77 today, plays "Cleveland Rocks" and the anthemic "All the Young Dudes" in 1981.

  9. Rock: Video: Curtis Mayfield at Hofstra University Rock Video: Curtis Mayfield at Hofstra University Hofstra University Nov 2, 1972 Rock: Video: Curtis Mayfield at Hofstra University Hofstra University | Nov 2, 1972 watch video

    The iconic R&B singer-songwriter, who was born on this day in 1942, introduces "Superly," "Freddie's Dead" and "Pusherman" in this '72 set.

  10. Rock: The Rolling Stones in Detroit, 1978 Rock The Rolling Stones in Detroit, 1978 Masonic Hall Jul 6, 1978 Rock: The Rolling Stones in Detroit, 1978 Masonic Hall | Jul 6, 1978

    Charlie Watts, who turns 74 today, provides his classic backbeat on "Star Star," "Happy," "Shattered," "Brown Sugar" and others in this set.

  11. Rock: Ron Wood Meets Bo Diddley Rock Ron Wood Meets Bo Diddley Ritz Nov 20, 1987 Rock: Ron Wood Meets Bo Diddley Ritz | Nov 20, 1987 watch video

    The Stones guitarist, who turns 69 today, joins the rock 'n' roll pioneer on "Diddley Daddy," "I'm a Man" and others in this 1987 video.

  12. Rock: "All We Are Saying...." Rock "All We Are Saying...." Rock: "All We Are Saying...." A "Give Peace A Chance" Playlist

    On this day in 1969, John and Yoko Ono recorded their anti-war anthem "Give Peace a Chance" at their Bed-In honeymoon in Montreal.

  13. Rock: In the Hall of the Surf Guitar King Rock In the Hall of the Surf Guitar King Laguna Seca Raceway May 28, 1995 Rock: In the Hall of the Surf Guitar King Laguna Seca Raceway | May 28, 1995

    On this day in 1961, Dick Dale invented surf guitar with his instrumental "Let's Go Trippin'." Hear him play "Miserlou" in this '95 set.

  14. Rock: Robert Quine's Axe Attack Rock Robert Quine's Axe Attack Bottom Line Feb 28, 1983 Rock: Robert Quine's Axe Attack Bottom Line | Feb 28, 1983

    The late guitarist, who died on this day in 2004, delivers a sick Sonny Sharrock-inspired solo on "Waves of Fear" in this '83 set with Lou Reed.

  15. Rock: Guess Who in Vancouver Rock Guess Who in Vancouver Vancouver May 27, 1983 Rock: Guess Who in Vancouver Vancouver | May 27, 1983

    Burton Cummings leads the Canadian band, featuring guitarist Randy Bachman, on "American Woman" and "Laughing" in this '83 reunion.

  16. Rock: The Everly Brothers Roll Out the Hits Rock The Everly Brothers Roll Out the Hits Fillmore West Aug 3, 1969 Rock: The Everly Brothers Roll Out the Hits Fillmore West | Aug 3, 1969

    Don and Phil Everly blend tight vocal harmonies on "Wake Up Little Susie," "Cathy's Clown" and "All I Have To Do Is Dream" in this '69 set

  17. Rock: Creedence Clearwater Revival at the FIllmore Rock Creedence Clearwater Revival at the FIllmore Fillmore West Mar 14, 1969 Rock: Creedence Clearwater Revival at the FIllmore Fillmore West | Mar 14, 1969

    Frontman John Fogerty, who turns 71 today, leads the Bay Area roots rockers on "Proud Mary," "Suzy Q" and "Stormy Monday" in a 1969 set.

  18. Rock: Papa John Creach Gets 'Filthy Funky' Rock Papa John Creach Gets 'Filthy Funky' Bottom Line Sep 20, 1977 Rock: Papa John Creach Gets 'Filthy Funky' Bottom Line | Sep 20, 1977

    The former violinist for Jefferson Airplane/Starship was born on this day in 1917. Hear him lead his own band on "Milk Train" and others in '77.

  19. Rock: An Aussie Invasion Rock An Aussie Invasion Rock: An Aussie Invasion An Aussie Invasion

    Hear Midnight Oil, Men At Work, The Little River Band, Crowded House, The Bee Gees, AC/DC and other bands from Australia in this playlist.

  20. Rock: Gil Scott-Heron Dropping Wisdom Rock Gil Scott-Heron Dropping Wisdom Bottom Line Aug 20, 1977 Rock: Gil Scott-Heron Dropping Wisdom Bottom Line | Aug 20, 1977

    The street-smart poet, spoken word artist and proto-rapper, who died on this day in 2011, performs "The Bottle" and "Johannesburg" in 1977.

  21. Rock: A Salute to Levon Helm Rock A Salute to Levon Helm Rock: A Salute to Levon Helm Levon Helm Playlist

    The late drummer-singer was born on this day in 1940. Hear him with The Band & Bob Dylan in '74 and leading his own bands in '78 and '08.

  22. Rock: Happy Birthday, Stevie Nicks! Rock Happy Birthday, Stevie Nicks! Rock: Happy Birthday, Stevie Nicks! Stevie Nicks Playlist

    The singer, who turns 68 today, performs with Fleetwood Mac in concerts from '75 and '03 and on 'The Wild Heart Tour' from '83.

  23. Rock: A "Twist And Shout" Playlist Rock A "Twist And Shout" Playlist Rock: A "Twist And Shout" Playlist A Twist And Shout" Playlist

    On this day in 1962 the Isley Brothers recorded their Latin-tinged hit song. Hear covers by The Who, Patti Smith, Springsteen and others.

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