Ike Turner, who would've turned 85 today, joins wife Tina Turner on "Respect," "Honky Tonk Women" and "Land Of 1,000 Dances" in 1970.
Michael Stipe leads the alt-rockers on acoustic versions of "Losing My Religion," "Man on the Moon" and "Country Feedbck" in a '98 set.
The guitar hero fronts a killer band featuring Ron Wood on bass and Rod Stewart on vocals on "Jeff's Boogie," "You Shook Me" and others.
Remember the profoundly influential musical innovator with this 1982 concert video, performing tunes from Dirty Mind and Controversy.
The singer-songwriter leads the group on "Freedom Rider," "Every Mother's Son" and "Dear Mr. Fantasy" at the Fillmore East.
Hear a 22-year-old Pete Townshend on pulverizing jams like "I Can't Explain," "Summertime Blues," "Shakin' All Over" and "My Generation."
Guitar hero Carlos Santana leads the legendary San Francisco group on "Spirits Dancing in the Flesh," "Jingo" and "Oye Como Va" in 1991.
Michael Stipe leads the band on acoustic versions of "Losing My Religion," "Man on the Moon" and "Country Feedback" in 1998.
Jimi Hendrix is supported by powerhouse rhythm section Billy Cox and Buddy Miles on "Them Changes," "Power of Soul" and "Earth Blues."
Founders Fagen & Becker continue their 10-night run at NYC's Beacon Theatre this weekend. Hear an early edition of the band from 1974.
Duane and Gregg Allman lead the band on classics like "One Way Out" and "Whipping Post" on the last night of the NYC rock palace in 1971.
The Queen of Soul, who turns 75 today, performs her classic "Respect" and interprets "Bridge Over Troubled Waters" and "Eleanor Rigby."
Keyboardist Tony Banks, who turns 67 today, joins his prog-rock mates on the entire rock opera The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway in 1975.
Debbie Harry fronts the new wave band on "Dreaming," "One Way Or Another," "Heart of Glass" and a cover of "Bang a Gong (Get It On)."
David Hidalgo and Cesar Rojas lead the Chicano rockers on "Kiko and the Lavender Moon" and a cover of the Grateful Dead's "Bertha" in 1997.
The Talking Heads frontman, who turns 65 today, leads the group on "Psycho Killer," "Crosseyed and Painless" and "Once in a Lifetime."
Soul maestro Stevie Wonder turns 67 today. Hear him play his classics like "Superstition," "Living for the City," "Sir Duke" and "Higher Ground."
The Upminster Kid, who was born on this day in 1942, leads the Blockheads on "Wake Up and Make Love to Me" in this '78 set from NYC.
The great American songsmith turns 89 today. Hear some of his tunes played by Dionne Warwick, Elvis Costello, The Tubes and others.
The reggae pioneer died on this day in 1981. Hear him perform "Lively Up Yourself," "I Shot the Sheriff" and "Get Up Stand Up" in this 1978 set.
The late drummer would've turned 70 today. Hear him with the Allman Brothers Band; with Betts, Hall, Leavell & Trucks; and Warren Haynes.
Watch the singer, who turns 57 today, lead U2 on "Sunday Bloody Sunday," Dylan's "Maggie's Farm" and the Beatles' "Help!" in 1986.
The British singer-songwriter-guitarist, who turns 71 today, performs his classics "Feelin' Alright" and "Only You Know And I Know" in 1975.
Snarling bassist Sid Vicious, who would've turned 60 today, provides the thumping low-end on "God Save the Queen" and "I'm a Lazy Sod."
The instrumental group led by organist Booker T. Jones reprises its 1960 hits "Green Onions" and "Time Is Tight" the Bottom Line, 1977.
The Piano Man, who turns 68 today, performs "Allentown," "Angry Young Man," "We Didn't Start the Fire" and "Only the Good Die Young."
The world's greatest rock 'n' roll band plays "Brown Sugar," "Tumblin' Dice" and a 12-minute version of "Jumpin' Jack Flash" in this 1981 set.
Dutch-born drummer Alex Van Halen, who turns 64 today, fuels the band on "Hear About It Later," "So This is Love" and "Unchained."
Two generations of New Orleans funksters close out the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival today. Hear them throw down in funky fashion.
The rock 'n' roll lifer, who turns 72 today, sings "Against the Wind," "Hollywood Nights" and "Rock 'n' Roll Never Forgets" in Detroit, 2007.
The African singer, who re-imagines Talking Heads' Remain in Light tonight at Carnegie Hall, plays Hendrix's "Voodoo Child" at Newport.
Ozzy Osbourne leads the heavy metal pioneers on "Paranoid," "Iron Man" and a cover of "Blue Suede Shoes" in this 1970 set from Germany.
The King of Surf Guitar turns 80 today. Hear him play his signature 1962 single "Miserlou," "Ghost Riders in the Sky" and "Peter Gunn."
Bassist Mike Dirnt, who turns 45 today, joins Billie Joe Armstrong and Tre Cool on "Welcome to Paradise" and other tunes from Dookie.
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 Jazzfest.
The prolific songwriter, who is being feted tonight in an all-star concert at Carnegie Hall, performs his "The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress" in 1975.
Hear the prolific songwriter put his soulful touch on tunes by Bob Dylan, Billy Paul, Patsy Cline, Roberta Flack, The Temptations and John Lennon.
The inventor of the power chord was born on this day in 1929. See him play his signature "Rumble," "Rawhide" and "Backwoods Preacher Man."
Clarence Clemons joins Bruce Springsteen on classics like "Thunder Road," "Jungleland" and "Born to Run" in this nearly three-hour set.
The couple, who later married in 2008, share the stage - Laurie reading from her book "Stories From the Nerve Bible," Lou performing solo.
The singer, who turns 72 today, covers Eric Clapton's "Blues Power" and Dave Mason's "Only You Know And I Know" in Amsterdam.
The guitarist-singer-songwriter and Detroit native, who turns 69 today, plays "Kick Out the Jams" with MC5 and "Dead Movie Stars" as a leader.
Hear the guitar god stretch on an 18-minute version of "Are You Experienced?" and a 13-minute version of his slow blues "Red House."
Violinist-keyboardist Eddie Jobson, who turns 62 today, joins Bryan Ferry, John Wetton, Phil Manzanera and Andy Mackay in the UK, 1974.
Roger McGuinn sings the country-rocker "I Want To Grow Up To Be President" and their classics "Eight Miles High" and "Mr. Spaceman."
Choreographer Peter Martins collaborated with the soul icon on classics like "Hit The Road Jack" and "I Got a Woman" in this concert from 1989.
Drummer Roger Taylor, who turns 57 today, fuels the new wave band on their hits "Rio," "Hungry Like the Wolf" and "Girls on Film."
The New Jersey native and synth pioneer, who turns 74 today, performs his hit "Dream Weaver" and premieres tunes from The Light of Smiles.