The profoundly influential singer-songwriter, who just released his 37th album, Fallen Angels, turns 75 today. Hear him in a 1999 set.
On this day in 1969, the Beatles' single "Get Back" went #1 on the pop charts. Hear Paul McCartney, the Black Crowes and others play this hit.
The Philly soul singer, who turns 72 today, performs "You Are My Friend," "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and "Lady Marmalade" in '84.
The French fusion violinist is currently on tour with the former Yes singer. Hear a playlist of their most potent tunes culled from the Vault.
Elton John's longtime songwriting partner turns 66 today. Hear his lyrics to favorites like "Tiny Dancer" and "Your Song" and in interview.
Bassist Louis Johnson, who died on this day in 2015, grooves on "Strawberry Letter 23" and "Get the Funk Out Ma Face" in 1980.
The one hit wonder performs her new wave anthem "Love on the Phone" and other tunes from her self-titled debut in this 1979 set from Boston.
The Brothers Gibb (Barry, Maurice, Robin) blend on "I've Got to Get a Message to You," "Lonely Days" and "Run to Me" in this 1976 set.
The late singer was born on this day in 1944. Hear his distinctive gritty voice on "The Letter," "Feelin' Alright" and "Whiter Shade of Pale."
Carlos Santana reunited his Woodstock-era crew for the group's latest studio album, Santana IV. Hear them in a 1970 set from Tanglewood.
The Who's principal composer, who turns 71 today, plays tunes from his latest rock opera in a '93 set from the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Bassist-singer Dusty Hill, who turns 67 today, joins Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard on
"Cheap Sunglasses," "TV Mama" and "Tush" in 1980.
The prog-rock keyboardist turns 67 today. Hear him with Yes, Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe and leading his own group in 1975.
The Brit one-hit wonders play their chart-topping "Turning Japanese" and other tunes from their debut album New Clear Days in 1980.
Guitarist-singer Randy Jackson leads the New Orleans band on "Bears" and "Who's Behind the Door?" at the Long Beach nightclub in a '86 set.
Founder and principal songwriter Trent Reznor, who turns 51 today, leads the industrial rock band on tunes from Pretty Hate Machine.
Guitarist Robert Fripp, who turns 70 today, leads the prog-rockers on "The Court of the Crimson King" and "21st Century Schizoid Man."
The Elfin King, who died on this day in 2010, delivers with typical intensity on "Stand Up And Shout" and others from Holy Diver in '84.
The prolific singer-songwriter perorms power pop fare like "Accidents Will Happen," "Alison" and "Pump it Up" at the 1980 Heatwave Festival.
The late bassist was born on this day in 1943. Hear him with Cream in the '60s, leading his own band in the '70s and in a 1988 interview.
The genius Steveland Hardaway Morris (aka Stevie Wonder) turns 66 today. Hear him play his hits in this 3-hour set from hometown Detroit.
The Boston rockers play "Downtown Talk," "You've Lost," "Inside You're Someone Else" and other tunes from their 1981 debut, Competition.
Singer Patty Donahue fronts the post-punk band from Akron on "I Know What Boys Like" and "Hump Day" in this 1982 set from club Paradise.
The prolific L.A. songwriter lends her distinctive vocals to "Hard Times," "The Wind in New York City" and other tunes from Strange Company.
Todd Rundgren leads the progressive group on new material from Deface the Music, their homage to the Fab Four, in this 1980 set.
The soulful singer and multi-instrumentalist, who turns 68 today, performs "Dear Mr. Fantasy" and "Gimme Some Lovin'" in this '94 set.
The Jimi Hendrix Experience bassist died on this day in 2003. Hear him on classics like "Foxy Lady," "Purple Haze" and "Fire" in this playlist.
Original Red Hot Chili Peppers members Hillel Slovak and Jack Irons fuel the L.A. band on tunes from their Todd Rundgren-produced debut.
The reggae legend, who died on this day in 1981, performs classics "Get Up, Stand Up" and "I Shot the Sheriff" in this newly improved set.
The late Sex Pistols bassist, born on this day in 1957, plays "God Save the Queen" and "Anarchy in the UK" in this '78 set from Winterland.
A long-haired Bono, who turns 56 today, leads the Irish group on "Bad," "Sunday Bloody Sunday" and a balladic rendition of the Beatles' "Help!"
The Brit singer-songwriter-guitarist and former member of Traffic turns 70 today. Hear him play "Gimme Some Lovin'" and others in this '75 set.
The Piano Man turns 67 today. Hear him perform "Allentown," "Angry Young Man" and "Only the Good Die Young" at Yankee Stadium in 1990.
The Brit art rock band just released its ninth studio album, A Moon Shaped Pool. Hear them premiere The Bends in this '85 Tramps set.
Drummer Bill Kreutzmann, who turns 70 today, joins his bandmates on expansive versions of "Dark Star," "St. Stephen" and "The Eleven."
George Clinton leads the P-Funk All-Stars on "Cosmic Slop," "Atomic Dog," "Mothership Connection" and more funk anthems in a 4-hour set.
The Milwaukee-based trio is now touring in support of their new album We Can Do Anything. Hear them play "Blister in the Sun" in a 1999 set.
An expanded edition of the group, featuring 'stunt guitarist' Adrian Belew, plays tunes from Fear of Music and Remain in Light in 1980.
The singer covers Buddy Holly's "That'll Be The Day," "The Eagles' "Desperado" and Willie Nelson's "Crazy" in this '76 set from L.A.
The Godfather of Grunge stretches out on "No Hidden Path" from Chrome Dreams II and "Like a Hurricane" from '77's Stars 'n Bars.
The King of Surf Guitar turns 79 today. Hear him play his signature "Miserlou" and Hendrix's "Third Stone From The Sun" in this '95 set.
The Godfather of Soul was born on this day in 1933. Hear him premiere "Say It Loud, I'm Black And I'm Proud" at the 1969 Newport Jazz Festival.
The Farfisa organ-fueled British 2-Tone ska-wave band plays infectious fare like "Rescue Me" and "Feelin' High" on the 1980 Son of Stiff tour.
New Orleans' favorite son performs his "Mama Roux," "Right Place, Wrong Time" and the Crescent City staple "Iko Iko" in this '78 set.
This 1969 set at the Fillmore East was recorded shortly after the soulful singer left Big Brother & the Holding Company to start her solo career.
Edward Tudor-Pole leads the Brit punk band on "Who Killed Bambi?" and a cover of "Rock Around the Clock" in this 1980 set from Hartford.
The Brit new wave band plays "Girls Are Always Right" and "Yesterday's Love" from their Stiff Records debut Where Are All the Nice Girls?.
Keyboardist-violinist Eddie Jobson, who replaced Brian Eno in the Roxy lineup, turns 61 today. Hear him on their Country Life tour of 1974.