Concert Vault
  1. Rock: Ike & Tina Rock the Newport Jazz Festival Rock Ike & Tina Rock the Newport Jazz Festival Newport Jazz Festival Jul 11, 1970 Rock: Ike & Tina Rock the Newport Jazz Festival Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 11, 1970

    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.

  2. Rock: R.E.M. Unplugged at Shorline Amphitheatre Rock R.E.M. Unplugged at Shorline Amphitheatre Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 18, 1998 Rock: R.E.M. Unplugged at Shorline Amphitheatre Shoreline Amphitheatre | Oct 18, 1998 watch video

    Michael Stipe leads the alt-rockers on acoustic versions of "Losing My Religion," "Man on the Moon" and "Country Feedbck" in a '98 set.

  3. Rock: Jeff Beck at the Fillmore West, '68 Rock Jeff Beck at the Fillmore West, '68 Fillmore West Jul 24, 1968 Rock: Jeff Beck at the Fillmore West, '68 Fillmore West | Jul 24, 1968

    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.

  4. Rock: Prince In Memoriam Rock Prince In Memoriam Capitol Theatre Jan 30, 1982 Rock: Prince In Memoriam Capitol Theatre | Jan 30, 1982 watch video

    Remember the profoundly influential musical innovator with this 1982 concert video, performing tunes from Dirty Mind and Controversy.

  5. Rock: Steve Winwood With Traffic, 1970 Rock Steve Winwood With Traffic, 1970 Fillmore East Nov 18, 1970 Rock: Steve Winwood With Traffic, 1970 Fillmore East | Nov 18, 1970

    The singer-songwriter leads the group on "Freedom Rider," "Every Mother's Son" and "Dear Mr. Fantasy" at the Fillmore East.

  6. Rock: The Who at the Fillmore East, 1968 Rock The Who at the Fillmore East, 1968 Fillmore East Apr 6, 1968 Rock: The Who at the Fillmore East, 1968 Fillmore East | Apr 6, 1968

    Hear a 22-year-old Pete Townshend on pulverizing jams like "I Can't Explain," "Summertime Blues," "Shakin' All Over" and "My Generation."

  7. Rock: Video: Santana at Golden Gate Park Rock Video: Santana at Golden Gate Park Golden Gate Park Nov 3, 1991 Rock: Video: Santana at Golden Gate Park Golden Gate Park | Nov 3, 1991 watch video

    Guitar hero Carlos Santana leads the legendary San Francisco group on "Spirits Dancing in the Flesh," "Jingo" and "Oye Como Va" in 1991.

  8. Rock: R.E.M. Unplugged at Shoreline Amphitheatre Rock R.E.M. Unplugged at Shoreline Amphitheatre Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 17, 1998 Rock: R.E.M. Unplugged at Shoreline Amphitheatre Shoreline Amphitheatre | Oct 17, 1998 watch video

    Michael Stipe leads the band on acoustic versions of "Losing My Religion," "Man on the Moon" and "Country Feedback" in 1998.

  9. Rock: Band of Gypsys at the Fillmore East, 1970 Rock Band of Gypsys at the Fillmore East, 1970 Fillmore East Jan 1, 1970 Rock: Band of Gypsys at the Fillmore East, 1970 Fillmore East | Jan 1, 1970

    Jimi Hendrix is supported by powerhouse rhythm section Billy Cox and Buddy Miles on "Them Changes," "Power of Soul" and "Earth Blues."

  10. Rock: Steely Dan Reelin' in London Rock Steely Dan Reelin' in London Rainbow Theatre May 20, 1974 Rock: Steely Dan Reelin' in London Rainbow Theatre | May 20, 1974

    Founders Fagen & Becker continue their 10-night run at NYC's Beacon Theatre this weekend. Hear an early edition of the band from 1974.

  11. Rock: Allman Brothers in Fillmore East Finale Rock Allman Brothers in Fillmore East Finale Fillmore East Jun 27, 1971 Rock: Allman Brothers in Fillmore East Finale Fillmore East | Jun 27, 1971

    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.

  12. Rock: Aretha Franklin at the Fillmore West, 1971 Rock Aretha Franklin at the Fillmore West, 1971 Fillmore West Mar 5, 1971 Rock: Aretha Franklin at the Fillmore West, 1971 Fillmore West | Mar 5, 1971 watch video

    The Queen of Soul, who turns 75 today, performs her classic "Respect" and interprets "Bridge Over Troubled Waters" and "Eleanor Rigby."

  13. Rock: A Genesis Classic Rock A Genesis Classic Shrine Auditorium Jan 24, 1975 Rock: A Genesis Classic Shrine Auditorium | Jan 24, 1975

    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.

  14. Rock: Video: Blondie in Asbury Park, 1979 Rock Video: Blondie in Asbury Park, 1979 Convention Hall Jul 7, 1979 Rock: Video: Blondie in Asbury Park, 1979 Convention Hall | Jul 7, 1979 watch video

    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)."

  15. Rock: Los Lobos at Black Oak Ranch Rock Los Lobos at Black Oak Ranch Black Oak Ranch Aug 31, 1997 Rock: Los Lobos at Black Oak Ranch Black Oak Ranch | Aug 31, 1997

    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.

  16. Rock: A David Byrne Birthday Playlist Rock A David Byrne Birthday Playlist Rock: A David Byrne Birthday Playlist A David Byrne Birthday Playlist

    The Talking Heads frontman, who turns 65 today, leads the group on "Psycho Killer," "Crosseyed and Painless" and "Once in a Lifetime."

  17. Rock: Happy Birthday To Ya, Stevie! Rock Happy Birthday To Ya, Stevie! Rock: Happy Birthday To Ya, Stevie! A Stevie Wonder Birthday Playlist

    Soul maestro Stevie Wonder turns 67 today. Hear him play his classics like "Superstition," "Living for the City," "Sir Duke" and "Higher Ground."

  18. Rock: Ian Dury's New Wave Punk Rock Ian Dury's New Wave Punk Bottom Line May 2, 1978 Rock: Ian Dury's New Wave Punk Bottom Line | May 2, 1978

    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.

  19. Rock: A Burt Bacharach Birthday Playlist Rock A Burt Bacharach Birthday Playlist Rock: A Burt Bacharach Birthday Playlist A Burt Bacharach Playlist

    The great American songsmith turns 89 today. Hear some of his tunes played by Dionne Warwick, Elvis Costello, The Tubes and others.

  20. Rock: Bob Marley's Rebel Music Rock Bob Marley's Rebel Music Music Hall Jun 8, 1978 Rock: Bob Marley's Rebel Music Music Hall | Jun 8, 1978

    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.

  21. Rock: Remembering Butch Trucks Rock Remembering Butch Trucks Rock: Remembering Butch Trucks A Butch Trucks Playlist

    The late drummer would've turned 70 today. Hear him with the Allman Brothers Band; with Betts, Hall, Leavell & Trucks; and Warren Haynes.

  22. Rock: Happy Birthday, Bono! Rock Happy Birthday, Bono! Giants Stadium Jun 15, 1986 Rock: Happy Birthday, Bono! Giants Stadium | Jun 15, 1986 watch video

    Watch the singer, who turns 57 today, lead U2 on "Sunday Bloody Sunday," Dylan's "Maggie's Farm" and the Beatles' "Help!" in 1986.

  23. Rock: Dave Mason's Soulful Touch Rock Dave Mason's Soulful Touch San Diego Sports Arena Dec 20, 1975 Rock: Dave Mason's Soulful Touch San Diego Sports Arena | Dec 20, 1975

    The British singer-songwriter-guitarist, who turns 71 today, performs his classics "Feelin' Alright" and "Only You Know And I Know" in 1975.

  24. Rock: Video: The Sex Pistols at Winterland, 1978 Rock Video: The Sex Pistols at Winterland, 1978 Winterland Jan 14, 1978 Rock: Video: The Sex Pistols at Winterland, 1978 Winterland | Jan 14, 1978 watch video

    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."

  25. Rock: Groovin' With Booker T. & The M.G.'s Rock Groovin' With Booker T. & The M.G.'s Bottom Line Jun 19, 1977 Rock: Groovin' With Booker T. & The M.G.'s Bottom Line | Jun 19, 1977

    The instrumental group led by organist Booker T. Jones reprises its 1960 hits "Green Onions" and "Time Is Tight" the Bottom Line, 1977.

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  1. Rock: Billy Joel at Yankee Stadium, 1990 Rock Billy Joel at Yankee Stadium, 1990 Yankee Stadium Jun 22, 1990 Rock: Billy Joel at Yankee Stadium, 1990 Yankee Stadium | Jun 22, 1990

    The Piano Man, who turns 68 today, performs "Allentown," "Angry Young Man," "We Didn't Start the Fire" and "Only the Good Die Young."

  2. Rock: The Rolling Stones' 'Tattoo You' Tour Rock The Rolling Stones' 'Tattoo You' Tour Silverdome Nov 30, 1981 Rock: The Rolling Stones' 'Tattoo You' Tour Silverdome | Nov 30, 1981

    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.

  3. Rock: Video: Van Halen in Oakland, 1981 Rock Video: Van Halen in Oakland, 1981 Oakland Coliseum Stadium Jun 12, 1981 Rock: Video: Van Halen in Oakland, 1981 Oakland Coliseum Stadium | Jun 12, 1981 watch video

    Dutch-born drummer Alex Van Halen, who turns 64 today, fuels the band on "Hear About It Later," "So This is Love" and "Unchained."

  4. Rock: Trombone Shorty & the Meters Bring da Fonk Rock Trombone Shorty & the Meters Bring da Fonk Rock: Trombone Shorty & the Meters Bring da Fonk Trombone Shorty & The Meters

    Two generations of New Orleans funksters close out the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival today. Hear them throw down in funky fashion.

  5. Rock: Bob Seger on His Home Turf Rock Bob Seger on His Home Turf Cobo Arena Mar 17, 2007 Rock: Bob Seger on His Home Turf Cobo Arena | Mar 17, 2007

    The rock 'n' roll lifer, who turns 72 today, sings "Against the Wind," "Hollywood Nights" and "Rock 'n' Roll Never Forgets" in Detroit, 2007.

  6. Rock: Angelique Kidjo Conjures the Spirit of Jimi Rock Angelique Kidjo Conjures the Spirit of Jimi Newport Jazz Festival Aug 13, 2006 Rock: Angelique Kidjo Conjures the Spirit of Jimi Newport Jazz Festival | Aug 13, 2006 watch video

    The African singer, who re-imagines Talking Heads' Remain in Light tonight at Carnegie Hall, plays Hendrix's "Voodoo Child" at Newport.

  7. Rock: The Savage Glory of Black Sabbath Rock The Savage Glory of Black Sabbath Musikladen May 25, 1970 Rock: The Savage Glory of Black Sabbath Musikladen | May 25, 1970

    Ozzy Osbourne leads the heavy metal pioneers on "Paranoid," "Iron Man" and a cover of "Blue Suede Shoes" in this 1970 set from Germany.

  8. Rock: Surf's Up With Dick Dale Rock Surf's Up With Dick Dale Laguna Seca Raceway May 28, 1995 Rock: Surf's Up With Dick Dale Laguna Seca Raceway | May 28, 1995

    The King of Surf Guitar turns 80 today. Hear him play his signature 1962 single "Miserlou," "Ghost Riders in the Sky" and "Peter Gunn."

  9. Rock: Green Day at Woodstock, 1994 Rock Green Day at Woodstock, 1994 Woodstock 94 Aug 14, 1994 Rock: Green Day at Woodstock, 1994 Woodstock 94 | Aug 14, 1994 watch video

    Bassist Mike Dirnt, who turns 45 today, joins Billie Joe Armstrong and Tre Cool on "Welcome to Paradise" and other tunes from Dookie.

  10. Rock: A Birthday Salute to James Brown Rock A Birthday Salute to James Brown Newport Jazz Festival Jul 6, 1969 Rock: A Birthday Salute to James Brown Newport Jazz Festival | Jul 6, 1969

    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.

  11. Rock: Jimmy Webb Solo at the Record Plant Rock Jimmy Webb Solo at the Record Plant Record Plant Nov 16, 1975 Rock: Jimmy Webb Solo at the Record Plant Record Plant | Nov 16, 1975

    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.

  12. Rock: Stevie Wonder Covers the Hits Rock Stevie Wonder Covers the Hits Rock: Stevie Wonder Covers the Hits A Stevie Wonder Covers Playlist

    Hear the prolific songwriter put his soulful touch on tunes by Bob Dylan, Billy Paul, Patsy Cline, Roberta Flack, The Temptations and John Lennon.

  13. Rock: Video: Link Wray at Winterland, 1974 Rock Video: Link Wray at Winterland, 1974 Winterland Nov 19, 1974 Rock: Video: Link Wray at Winterland, 1974 Winterland | Nov 19, 1974 watch video

    The inventor of the power chord was born on this day in 1929. See him play his signature "Rumble," "Rawhide" and "Backwoods Preacher Man."

  14. Rock: The Boss at Winterland, 1978 Rock The Boss at Winterland, 1978 Winterland Dec 15, 1978 Rock: The Boss at Winterland, 1978 Winterland | Dec 15, 1978

    Clarence Clemons joins Bruce Springsteen on classics like "Thunder Road," "Jungleland" and "Born to Run" in this nearly three-hour set.

  15. Rock: Lou Reed & Laurie Anderson at Tramps, 1995 Rock Lou Reed & Laurie Anderson at Tramps, 1995 Tramps Apr 28, 1995 Rock: Lou Reed & Laurie Anderson at Tramps, 1995 Tramps | Apr 28, 1995

    The couple, who later married in 2008, share the stage - Laurie reading from her book "Stories From the Nerve Bible," Lou performing solo.

  16. Rock: Rita Coolidge's Soulful Covers Rock Rita Coolidge's Soulful Covers Concertgebouw May 15, 1971 Rock: Rita Coolidge's Soulful Covers Concertgebouw | May 15, 1971

    The singer, who turns 72 today, covers Eric Clapton's "Blues Power" and Dave Mason's "Only You Know And I Know" in Amsterdam.

  17. Rock: A Wayne Kramer Birthday Playlist Rock A Wayne Kramer Birthday Playlist Rock: A Wayne Kramer Birthday Playlist A Wayne Kramer Playlist

    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.

  18. Rock: Jimi Hendrix Experience at Winterland, 1968 Rock Jimi Hendrix Experience at Winterland, 1968 Winterland Oct 11, 1968 Rock: Jimi Hendrix Experience at Winterland, 1968 Winterland | Oct 11, 1968

    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."

  19. Rock: Roxy Music Premieres 'Country Life' Rock Roxy Music Premieres 'Country Life' City Hall Oct 28, 1974 Rock: Roxy Music Premieres 'Country Life' City Hall | Oct 28, 1974

    Violinist-keyboardist Eddie Jobson, who turns 62 today, joins Bryan Ferry, John Wetton, Phil Manzanera and Andy Mackay in the UK, 1974.

  20. Rock: The Byrds in London, 1972 Rock The Byrds in London, 1972 Rainbow Theatre Jan 16, 1972 Rock: The Byrds in London, 1972 Rainbow Theatre | Jan 16, 1972

    Roger McGuinn sings the country-rocker "I Want To Grow Up To Be President" and their classics "Eight Miles High" and "Mr. Spaceman."

  21. Rock: Ray Charles Meets the NYC Ballet Rock Ray Charles Meets the NYC Ballet ST Theater May 11, 1989 Rock: Ray Charles Meets the NYC Ballet ST Theater | May 11, 1989

    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.

  22. Rock: Duran Duran at Madison Square Garden, 1984 Rock Duran Duran at Madison Square Garden, 1984 Madison Square Garden Mar 19, 1984 Rock: Duran Duran at Madison Square Garden, 1984 Madison Square Garden | Mar 19, 1984

    Drummer Roger Taylor, who turns 57 today, fuels the new wave band on their hits "Rio," "Hungry Like the Wolf" and "Girls on Film."

  23. Rock: Gary Wright Weaves His Spell Rock Gary Wright Weaves His Spell Atlanta Civic Center Mar 2, 1977 Rock: Gary Wright Weaves His Spell Atlanta Civic Center | Mar 2, 1977

    The New Jersey native and synth pioneer, who turns 74 today, performs his hit "Dream Weaver" and premieres tunes from The Light of Smiles.

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