Concert Vault
  1. Rock: Carlos Santana's Searing Six Strings Rock Carlos Santana's Searing Six Strings Bottom Line Oct 16, 1978 Rock: Carlos Santana's Searing Six Strings Bottom Line | Oct 16, 1978

    The guitar hero, who turned 69 this week, erupts on covers of The Zombie's "She's Not There" and Peter Green's "Black Magic Woman."

  2. Rock: Kim Carnes' 'Mistaken Identity' Tour Rock Kim Carnes' 'Mistaken Identity' Tour Savoy Aug 25, 1981 Rock: Kim Carnes' 'Mistaken Identity' Tour Savoy | Aug 25, 1981

    The raspy-voiced Grammy-winner covers The Stones' "Under My Thumb" and sings her big hit "Bette Davis Eyes" on her 1981 tour.

  3. Rock: Queen's BBC Studio Session Rock Queen's BBC Studio Session Maida Vale Studio Oct 28, 1977 Rock: Queen's BBC Studio Session Maida Vale Studio | Oct 28, 1977

    Brian May, who turns 69 today, showcases his six-string wizardry on "Spread Your Wings" and a rare fast version of "We Will Rock You" in '77.

  4. Rock: Commander Cody's Country Rockin' Boogie Rock Commander Cody's Country Rockin' Boogie New York City Mar 14, 1976 Rock: Commander Cody's Country Rockin' Boogie New York City | Mar 14, 1976

    The founder of the Lost Planet Airmen leads the group, featuring guitar great Bill Kirchen, on "Hot Rod Lincoln" and "Ubangi Stomp" in 1976.

  5. Rock: Screaming Jay Hawkins' Shock Rock Rock Screaming Jay Hawkins' Shock Rock Rock: Screaming Jay Hawkins' Shock Rock Screamin' Jay Hawkins

    Hear Pete Townshend, Leon Russell and Terry Reid perform Screaming Jay's classic cult song from 1956, "I Put a Spell on You."

  6. Rock: Dion's Retro Rock 'N Soul Rock Dion's Retro Rock 'N Soul Tramps Jul 29, 1997 Rock: Dion's Retro Rock 'N Soul Tramps | Jul 29, 1997

    The singer-songwriter and former Bronx doo-wopper, who turns 77 today, sings his 1961 hit singles "The Wanderer" and "Runaround Sue."

  7. Rock: Johnny Winter In Memoriam Rock Johnny Winter In Memoriam Rock: Johnny Winter In Memoriam Johnny Winter Playlist

    The iconic Texas guitar slinger died on this day in 2014. Hear his searing solos on blues and rock tunes in this two-hour playlist.

  8. Rock: A Stewart Copeland Birthay Playlist Rock A Stewart Copeland Birthay Playlist Rock: A Stewart Copeland Birthay Playlist Stewart Copeland Playlist

    The inventive drummer turns 64 today. Hear him with The Police from 1979 to 1986 and in the studio working on soundtrack material in '95.

  9. Rock: The Moody Blues at the L.A. Forum Rock The Moody Blues at the L.A. Forum LA Forum Dec 3, 1983 Rock: The Moody Blues at the L.A. Forum LA Forum | Dec 3, 1983

    The British prog-rock band revisits classics like "Nights in White Satin," "Tuesday Afternoon" and "The Story In Your Eyes" in this 1983 set.

  10. Rock: A Linda Ronstadt Playlist Rock A Linda Ronstadt Playlist Rock: A Linda Ronstadt Playlist Linda Ronstadt Playlist

    The great singer, who turns 70 today, performs rock tunes in the early '70s and jazz standards with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra in 1984.

  11. Rock: Joe Satriani's Mondo Chops Rock Joe Satriani's Mondo Chops Fillmore Auditorium Apr 16, 1988 Rock: Joe Satriani's Mondo Chops Fillmore Auditorium | Apr 16, 1988

    The extreme guitarist, who turns 58 today, plays tunes from his breakthrough album Surfing With the Alien in this '88 Fillmore set.

  12. Rock: Boston at the Centrum, 1987 Rock Boston at the Centrum, 1987 Centrum Aug 16, 1987 Rock: Boston at the Centrum, 1987 Centrum | Aug 16, 1987

    Guitarist Tom Scholz leads the group on their hit "More Than a Feeling" and new tunes from Third Stage during a 10-night run in Worcester.

  13. Rock: Video: Rage Against the Machine Rock Video: Rage Against the Machine Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 24, 1999 Rock: Video: Rage Against the Machine Woodstock 99 East Stage | Jul 24, 1999 watch video

    Metal meets hip hop when singer-rapper Zack de la Roche leads the L.A. band on "No Shelter." "Wake Up" and others at '99 Woodstock.

  14. Rock: Happy Birthday, Roger McGuinn! Rock Happy Birthday, Roger McGuinn! Rock: Happy Birthday, Roger McGuinn! Roger McGuin Playlist

    The former lead singer and lead guitarist of The Byrds turns 74 today. Hear him with the Byrds in the early '70s and solo in 1984.

  15. Rock: Procol Harum Plays the Fillmore, '68 Rock Procol Harum Plays the Fillmore, '68 Fillmore West Nov 1, 1968 Rock: Procol Harum Plays the Fillmore, '68 Fillmore West | Nov 1, 1968

    The British progressive rock group, featuring guitarist Robin Trower, plays "Christmas Camel" and other tunes from its self-titled debut.

  16. Rock: Fleetwood Mac at the Record Plant, '74 Rock Fleetwood Mac at the Record Plant, '74 Record Plant Dec 15, 1974 Rock: Fleetwood Mac at the Record Plant, '74 Record Plant | Dec 15, 1974

    Christine McVie, who turns 73 today, performs her tunes "Spare Me a Little," "Why" and "Believe Me" with the Bob Welch edition of the band.

  17. Rock: Spandau Ballet's New Romantic Reunion Rock Spandau Ballet's New Romantic Reunion Good Danny's Mar 14, 2014 Rock: Spandau Ballet's New Romantic Reunion Good Danny's | Mar 14, 2014

    The London-based new wave group performs their early '80s hits "True," "Chant No. 1" and "Only When You Leave" in this 2014 set.

  18. Rock: Bowie's Trip to the Stars Rock Bowie's Trip to the Stars Montreal Forum Jul 12, 1983 Rock: Bowie's Trip to the Stars Montreal Forum | Jul 12, 1983

    On this day in 1969, David Bowie released his single "Space Oddity" just nine days before the Apollo moon landing. Hear him sing it in 1983.

  19. Rock: Bon Jovi's '80s Reign Rock Bon Jovi's '80s Reign Capital Centre Jul 21, 1987 Rock: Bon Jovi's '80s Reign Capital Centre | Jul 21, 1987

    Guitarist Richie Sambora, who turns 57 today, riffs righteously on "You Give Love a Bad Name" and other tunes from Slippery When Wet in '87.

  20. Rock: A Salute to Bon Scott Rock A Salute to Bon Scott Towson State College Oct 16, 1979 Rock: A Salute to Bon Scott Towson State College | Oct 16, 1979

    The late Scottish-born Aussie singer, born on this day in 1946, fronts AC/DC on classics like "Live Wire" and "Highway to Hell" in this '79 set.

  21. Rock: Galactic Rolls Out the Funk Rock Galactic Rolls Out the Funk Calaveras County Fairgrounds May 30, 1999 Rock: Galactic Rolls Out the Funk Calaveras County Fairgrounds | May 30, 1999

    Drummer Stanton Moore, who turns 44 today, fuels the New Orleans band on jams like "Blue Pepper" and "Freedom Acid Jazz Dance" in '99.

  22. Rock: Remembering Johnnie Johnson Rock Remembering Johnnie Johnson Fox Theatre St. Louis Oct 16, 1986 Rock: Remembering Johnnie Johnson Fox Theatre St. Louis | Oct 16, 1986

    The late Rock 'N Roll Hall of Fame pianist, born on this day in 1924, joins longtime collaborator Chuck Berry on classics in this '86 set.

  23. Rock: Beck at the Knitting Factory Rock Beck at the Knitting Factory Knitting Factory Oct 26, 2006 Rock: Beck at the Knitting Factory Knitting Factory | Oct 26, 2006

    The eclectic alt-rock auteur, who turns 46 today, performs "Nausea," "We Dance Alone" and other tunes from The Information in this '06 set.

  24. Rock: Happy Birthday, Jaimoe! Rock Happy Birthday, Jaimoe! Cow Palace Dec 31, 1973 Rock: Happy Birthday, Jaimoe! Cow Palace | Dec 31, 1973

    Jai Johanny Johanson, who turns 72 today, engages in an epic drum duel with Butch Trucks on "La Brers" in this 1973 Allmans set.

  25. Rock: Springsteen in Stockholm Rock Springsteen in Stockholm Olympia Stadium Stockholm Jul 3, 1988 Rock: Springsteen in Stockholm Olympia Stadium Stockholm | Jul 3, 1988

    The Boss leads the E Street Band on "Tunnel of Love," "Born in the U.S.A." and a cover of Edwin Starr's "War" in this '88 set from Sweden.

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  1. Rock: Happy Birthday, Ringo! Rock Happy Birthday, Ringo! Rosemont Theatre Aug 22, 2001 Rock: Happy Birthday, Ringo! Rosemont Theatre | Aug 22, 2001 watch video

    The ex-Beatle, who turns 76 today, sings "Act Naturally," "The No-No Song" and "Back Off Boogaloo" with his All-Starr Band in this 2001 set.

  2. Rock: A Hendrix Covers Playlist Rock A Hendrix Covers Playlist Rock: A Hendrix Covers Playlist Jimi Hendrix Covers Playlist

    Hear the Jimi Hendrix Experience put a psychedelic spin on tunes by Traffic, Cream, Bob Dylan, Muddy Waters, The Leaves and Carl Perkins.

  3. Rock: Michael Shrieve's World of Drums Rock Michael Shrieve's World of Drums Rock: Michael Shrieve's World of Drums Michael Shrieve playlist

    The Seattle-based drummer, who turns 67 today, was 20 when he played with Santana at Woodstock. Hear his creativity on the kit.

  4. Rock: Video: The Band at Asbury Park, '76 Rock Video: The Band at Asbury Park, '76 Casino Arena Jul 20, 1976 Rock: Video: The Band at Asbury Park, '76 Casino Arena | Jul 20, 1976 watch video

    Guitarist-singer Robbie Robertson, who turns 73 today, joins his rootsy bandmates on "Don't Do It," "The Weight" and "Up On Cripple Creek."

  5. Rock: Video: Huey Lewis & the News at Slim's Rock Video: Huey Lewis & the News at Slim's Slim's May 23, 1989 Rock: Video: Huey Lewis & the News at Slim's Slim's | May 23, 1989 watch video

    The singer, who turns 66 today, fronts the Bay Area band on their hits "The Heart of Rock 'N Roll," "I Want a New Drug" and "This Is It."

  6. Rock: The B-52's at Roseland, '82 Rock The B-52's at Roseland, '82 Roseland Ballroom Apr 19, 1982 Rock: The B-52's at Roseland, '82 Roseland Ballroom | Apr 19, 1982

    Fred Schneider, who turns 65 today, joins fellow singers Cindy Wilson and Kate Pierson on "Party Out of Bounds," "Rock Lobster" and more.

  7. Rock: Happy Birthday, Debbie Harry! Rock Happy Birthday, Debbie Harry! Paradise Nov 4, 1978 Rock: Happy Birthday, Debbie Harry! Paradise | Nov 4, 1978

    The lead singer of Blondie turns 71 today. Hear her perform "I'm On E," "Heart of Glass" and "Bang a Gong (Get It On)" with the band in 1978.

  8. Rock: The Who Play 'Tommy' Rock The Who Play 'Tommy' Fillmore East Oct 22, 1969 Rock: The Who Play 'Tommy' Fillmore East | Oct 22, 1969

    Two months after their historic appearance at Woodstock, the band performed Pete Townshend's rock opera at the Fillmore East in 1969.

  9. Rock: Delaney & Bonnie & Friends at the Fillmore Rock Delaney & Bonnie & Friends at the Fillmore Fillmore West Feb 22, 1970 Rock: Delaney & Bonnie & Friends at the Fillmore Fillmore West | Feb 22, 1970

    Guitarist-singer-songwriter Delaney Bramlett, born on this day in 1939, joins wife Bonnie and Eric Clapton for a set of searing rock 'n' soul.

  10. Rock: Video: Joan Baez Meets the Nevilles Rock Video: Joan Baez Meets the Nevilles Giants Stadium Jun 15, 1986 Rock: Video: Joan Baez Meets the Nevilles Giants Stadium | Jun 15, 1986 watch video

    The iconic folk singer joins New Orleans' first family of funk on Tears for Fears' "Shout" and Bob Marley's "No Woman, No Cry" in 1986.

  11. Rock: David Bowie's 'Fame' Rock David Bowie's 'Fame' Nassau Coliseum Mar 23, 1976 Rock: David Bowie's 'Fame' Nassau Coliseum | Mar 23, 1976

    One this day in 1975, the Thin White Duke released his hit single, co-written by John Lennon. Hear it on his Young Americans tour of '76.

  12. Rock: Phish's Summer Tour Rock Phish's Summer Tour Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 18, 1998 Rock: Phish's Summer Tour Shoreline Amphitheatre | Oct 18, 1998 watch video

    The jam band, which has a three-night run in Saratoga Springs this weekend, continues rolling across the country. Hear a rare acoustic set.

  13. Rock: A Salute to Chris Squire Rock A Salute to Chris Squire Veteran's Memorial Coliseum Dec 10, 1974 Rock: A Salute to Chris Squire Veteran's Memorial Coliseum | Dec 10, 1974

    Yes bassist and co-founder passed away on this day in 2015. Hear his distinctive, trebley lines on "Roundabout" and "Close to the Edge" in '74.

  14. Rock: John Entwistle Goes Solo Rock John Entwistle Goes Solo Spectrum Mar 15, 1975 Rock: John Entwistle Goes Solo Spectrum | Mar 15, 1975

    The Who bassist, who died on this day in 2002, showcases his fluid, melodic style on "Whiskey Man" and "My Size" in this '75 set as a leader.

  15. Rock: A Doc Pomus Playlist Rock A Doc Pomus Playlist Rock: A Doc Pomus Playlist A Doc Pomus Memorial Playlist

    The prolific early rock 'n' roll songwriter was born on this day in 1925. Hear his "Little Sister," "This Magic Moment" and "Teenager In Love."

  16. Rock: A Fleetwood Mac Playlist Rock A Fleetwood Mac Playlist Rock: A Fleetwood Mac Playlist Fleetwood Mac playlist

    Drummer Mick Fleetwood, who turns 69 today, joins his Mac bandmates inn sets from 1968 to 2003 in this 90-minute playlist.

  17. Rock: Happy Birthday, Jeff Beck! Rock Happy Birthday, Jeff Beck! Fillmore West Jul 24, 1968 Rock: Happy Birthday, Jeff Beck! Fillmore West | Jul 24, 1968

    The British guitar hero turns 72 today. Hear him play "Jeff's Boogie," "You Shook Me" and "Morning Dew" in this 1968 Fillmore West set.

  18. Rock: Stevie Ray Vaughan Digs In Rock Stevie Ray Vaughan Digs In Spectrum Montreal Aug 17, 1984 Rock: Stevie Ray Vaughan Digs In Spectrum Montreal | Aug 17, 1984

    The Texas guitar slinger plays with typical intensity on "Say What!," "Couldn't Stand the Weather" and "Texas Flood" in this '84 set.

  19. Rock: Robert Hunter Steps Out Rock Robert Hunter Steps Out Capitol Theatre Mar 17, 1978 Rock: Robert Hunter Steps Out Capitol Theatre | Mar 17, 1978 watch video

    The longtime Grateful Dead lyricist, who turns 75 today, leads his own band on tunes from his second solo album Tiger Rose in this '78 set.

  20. Rock: Billy Joel in the House That Ruth Built Rock Billy Joel in the House That Ruth Built Yankee Stadium Jun 22, 1990 Rock: Billy Joel in the House That Ruth Built Yankee Stadium | Jun 22, 1990

    On this day in 1990, the Piano Man performed "Uptown Girl," "Allentown" and others from centerfield at the old Yankee Stadium.

  21. Rock: Cyndi Lauper is So Unusual Rock Cyndi Lauper is So Unusual Savoy Dec 31, 1983 Rock: Cyndi Lauper is So Unusual Savoy | Dec 31, 1983

    The Queens-born singer-songwriter, who turns 63 today, performs "She Bop," "Girls Just Want to Have Fun" and more from her 1983 debut.

  22. 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.

  23. 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.

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