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  1. Rock: A Bob Dylan Milestone Rock A Bob Dylan Milestone Tramps Jul 26, 1999 Rock: A Bob Dylan Milestone Tramps | Jul 26, 1999

    The profoundly influential singer-songwriter, who just released his 37th album, Fallen Angels, turns 75 today. Hear him in a 1999 set.

  2. Rock: "Get Back, Jo Jo!" Rock "Get Back, Jo Jo!" Rock: "Get Back, Jo Jo!" A "Get Back" Playlist

    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.

  3. Rock: Happy Birthday, Patti LaBelle! Rock Happy Birthday, Patti LaBelle! Rock: Happy Birthday, Patti LaBelle! Patti LaBelle Playlist

    The Philly soul singer, who turns 72 today, performs "You Are My Friend," "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" and "Lady Marmalade" in '84.

  4. Rock: Jean-Luc Ponty Meets Jon Anderson Rock Jean-Luc Ponty Meets Jon Anderson Rock: Jean-Luc Ponty Meets Jon Anderson A Ponty/Anderson Playlist

    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.

  5. Rock: Happy Birthday, Bernie Taupin! Rock Happy Birthday, Bernie Taupin! Rock: Happy Birthday, Bernie Taupin! A Bernie Taupin Playlist

    Elton John's longtime songwriting partner turns 66 today. Hear his lyrics to favorites like "Tiny Dancer" and "Your Song" and in interview.

  6. Rock: The Brothers Johnson Funk It Up Rock The Brothers Johnson Funk It Up Capitol Theatre Apr 25, 1980 Rock: The Brothers Johnson Funk It Up Capitol Theatre | Apr 25, 1980 watch video

    Bassist Louis Johnson, who died on this day in 2015, grooves on "Strawberry Letter 23" and "Get the Funk Out Ma Face" in 1980.

  7. Rock: NEW: Suzanne Fellini at Paradise Rock NEW: Suzanne Fellini at Paradise Paradise Jun 14, 1979 Rock: NEW: Suzanne Fellini at Paradise Paradise | Jun 14, 1979

    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.

  8. Rock: The Bee Gees' Brotherly Harmonies Rock The Bee Gees' Brotherly Harmonies Los Angeles Forum Dec 20, 1976 Rock: The Bee Gees' Brotherly Harmonies Los Angeles Forum | Dec 20, 1976

    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.

  9. Rock: Joe Cocker in Central Park, 1980 Rock Joe Cocker in Central Park, 1980 Central Park Jul 12, 1980 Rock: Joe Cocker in Central Park, 1980 Central Park | Jul 12, 1980

    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."

  10. Rock: Santana Rides Again Rock Santana Rides Again Tanglewood Aug 18, 1970 Rock: Santana Rides Again Tanglewood | Aug 18, 1970 watch video

    Carlos Santana reunited his Woodstock-era crew for the group's latest studio album, Santana IV. Hear them in a 1970 set from Tanglewood.

  11. Rock: Video: Pete Townshend's 'Psychoderelict' Rock Video: Pete Townshend's 'Psychoderelict' Brooklyn Academy of Music Aug 7, 1993 Rock: Video: Pete Townshend's 'Psychoderelict' Brooklyn Academy of Music | Aug 7, 1993 watch video

    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.

  12. Rock: ZZ Top: The Lil' Ole Band From Texas Rock ZZ Top: The Lil' Ole Band From Texas Capitol Theatre May 4, 1980 Rock: ZZ Top: The Lil' Ole Band From Texas Capitol Theatre | May 4, 1980

    Bassist-singer Dusty Hill, who turns 67 today, joins Billy Gibbons and Frank Beard on "Cheap Sunglasses," "TV Mama" and "Tush" in 1980.

  13. Rock: A Rick Wakeman Birthday Playlist Rock A Rick Wakeman Birthday Playlist Rock: A Rick Wakeman Birthday Playlist Rick Wakeman Birthday Playlist

    The prog-rock keyboardist turns 67 today. Hear him with Yes, Anderson Bruford Wakeman Howe and leading his own group in 1975.

  14. Rock: The Vapors Ride the New Wave Rock The Vapors Ride the New Wave 15 Landowne Sep 11, 1980 Rock: The Vapors Ride the New Wave 15 Landowne | Sep 11, 1980

    The Brit one-hit wonders play their chart-topping "Turning Japanese" and other tunes from their debut album New Clear Days in 1980.

  15. Rock: NEW: Zebra Rocks Malibu Rock NEW: Zebra Rocks Malibu Malibu Night Club Dec 3, 1986 Rock: NEW: Zebra Rocks Malibu Malibu Night Club | Dec 3, 1986

    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.

  16. Rock: Nine Inch Nails at Woodstock, '94 Rock Nine Inch Nails at Woodstock, '94 Woodstock 94 Aug 13, 1994 Rock: Nine Inch Nails at Woodstock, '94 Woodstock 94 | Aug 13, 1994 watch video

    Founder and principal songwriter Trent Reznor, who turns 51 today, leads the industrial rock band on tunes from Pretty Hate Machine.

  17. Rock: King Crimson at the Fillmore, '69 Rock King Crimson at the Fillmore, '69 Fillmore West Dec 14, 1969 Rock: King Crimson at the Fillmore, '69 Fillmore West | Dec 14, 1969

    Guitarist Robert Fripp, who turns 70 today, leads the prog-rockers on "The Court of the Crimson King" and "21st Century Schizoid Man."

  18. Rock: Ronnie James Dio In Memoriam Rock Ronnie James Dio In Memoriam Spectrum Aug 25, 1984 Rock: Ronnie James Dio In Memoriam Spectrum | Aug 25, 1984

    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.

  19. Rock: Elvis Costello & the Attractions in Ontario Rock Elvis Costello & the Attractions in Ontario Heatwave Festival Aug 23, 1980 Rock: Elvis Costello & the Attractions in Ontario Heatwave Festival | Aug 23, 1980

    The prolific singer-songwriter perorms power pop fare like "Accidents Will Happen," "Alison" and "Pump it Up" at the 1980 Heatwave Festival.

  20. Rock: A Jack Bruce Birthday Playlist Rock A Jack Bruce Birthday Playlist Rock: A Jack Bruce Birthday Playlist A Jack Bruce Birthday Playlist

    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.

  21. Rock: Happy Birthday To Ya, Stevie! Rock Happy Birthday To Ya, Stevie! Masonic Temple Theatre Apr 14, 1984 Rock: Happy Birthday To Ya, Stevie! Masonic Temple Theatre | Apr 14, 1984

    The genius Steveland Hardaway Morris (aka Stevie Wonder) turns 66 today. Hear him play his hits in this 3-hour set from hometown Detroit.

  22. Rock: NEW: Tom Dickie & the Desires at Paradise Rock NEW: Tom Dickie & the Desires at Paradise Paradise May 16, 1981 Rock: NEW: Tom Dickie & the Desires at Paradise Paradise | May 16, 1981

    The Boston rockers play "Downtown Talk," "You've Lost," "Inside You're Someone Else" and other tunes from their 1981 debut, Competition.

  23. Rock: NEW: The Waitresses Strut in Boston Rock NEW: The Waitresses Strut in Boston Paradise Apr 2, 1982 Rock: NEW: The Waitresses Strut in Boston Paradise | Apr 2, 1982

    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.

  24. Rock: NEW: Wendy Waldman at Paradise, 1980 Rock NEW: Wendy Waldman at Paradise, 1980 Paradise Aug 13, 1978 Rock: NEW: Wendy Waldman at Paradise, 1980 Paradise | Aug 13, 1978

    The prolific L.A. songwriter lends her distinctive vocals to "Hard Times," "The Wind in New York City" and other tunes from Strange Company.

  25. Rock: NEW: Utopia Salutes the Beatles Rock NEW: Utopia Salutes the Beatles Capitol Theatre Oct 31, 1980 Rock: NEW: Utopia Salutes the Beatles Capitol Theatre | Oct 31, 1980

    Todd Rundgren leads the progressive group on new material from Deface the Music, their homage to the Fab Four, in this 1980 set.

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  1. Rock: Video: Steve Winwood & Traffic at Woodstock Rock Video: Steve Winwood & Traffic at Woodstock Woodstock 94 Aug 14, 1994 Rock: Video: Steve Winwood & Traffic at Woodstock Woodstock 94 | Aug 14, 1994 watch video

    The soulful singer and multi-instrumentalist, who turns 68 today, performs "Dear Mr. Fantasy" and "Gimme Some Lovin'" in this '94 set.

  2. Rock: A Salute to Noel Redding Rock A Salute to Noel Redding Rock: A Salute to Noel Redding Noel Redding Playlist

    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.

  3. Rock: NEW: What Is This? at the Ritz, '85 Rock NEW: What Is This? at the Ritz, '85 Ritz Oct 11, 1985 Rock: NEW: What Is This? at the Ritz, '85 Ritz | Oct 11, 1985

    Original Red Hot Chili Peppers members Hillel Slovak and Jack Irons fuel the L.A. band on tunes from their Todd Rundgren-produced debut.

  4. Rock: NEW: Bob Marley at Paul's Mall, 1975 Rock NEW: Bob Marley at Paul's Mall, 1975 Paul's Mall Jun 26, 1975 Rock: NEW: Bob Marley at Paul's Mall, 1975 Paul's Mall | Jun 26, 1975

    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.

  5. Rock: Sid Vicious In Memoriam Rock Sid Vicious In Memoriam Winterland Jan 14, 1978 Rock: Sid Vicious In Memoriam Winterland | Jan 14, 1978 watch video

    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.

  6. Rock: Video: U2 at Giants Stadium, '86 Rock Video: U2 at Giants Stadium, '86 Giants Stadium Jun 15, 1986 Rock: Video: U2 at Giants Stadium, '86 Giants Stadium | Jun 15, 1986 watch video

    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!"

  7. Rock: Dave Mason Is 'Feelin' Alright' Rock Dave Mason Is 'Feelin' Alright' San Diego Sports Arena Dec 20, 1975 Rock: Dave Mason Is 'Feelin' Alright' San Diego Sports Arena | Dec 20, 1975

    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.

  8. Rock: Happy Birthday, Billy Joel! Rock Happy Birthday, Billy Joel! Yankee Stadium Jun 22, 1990 Rock: Happy Birthday, Billy Joel! Yankee Stadium | Jun 22, 1990

    The Piano Man turns 67 today. Hear him perform "Allentown," "Angry Young Man" and "Only the Good Die Young" at Yankee Stadium in 1990.

  9. Rock: Radiohead's Dark, Cryptic Muse Rock Radiohead's Dark, Cryptic Muse Tramps Jun 1, 1995 Rock: Radiohead's Dark, Cryptic Muse Tramps | Jun 1, 1995

    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.

  10. Rock: Grateful Dead at Winterland, '69 Rock Grateful Dead at Winterland, '69 Winterland Oct 25, 1969 Rock: Grateful Dead at Winterland, '69 Winterland | Oct 25, 1969

    Drummer Bill Kreutzmann, who turns 70 today, joins his bandmates on expansive versions of "Dark Star," "St. Stephen" and "The Eleven."

  11. Rock: A P-Funk Marathon at Tramps Rock A P-Funk Marathon at Tramps Tramps Apr 6, 1994 Rock: A P-Funk Marathon at Tramps Tramps | Apr 6, 1994

    George Clinton leads the P-Funk All-Stars on "Cosmic Slop," "Atomic Dog," "Mothership Connection" and more funk anthems in a 4-hour set.

  12. Rock: Violent Femmes Hit the Road Rock Violent Femmes Hit the Road Tramps Jul 29, 1999 Rock: Violent Femmes Hit the Road Tramps | Jul 29, 1999

    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.

  13. Rock: Talking Heads Push the Envelope Rock Talking Heads Push the Envelope Capitol Theatre Nov 4, 1980 Rock: Talking Heads Push the Envelope Capitol Theatre | Nov 4, 1980 watch video

    An expanded edition of the group, featuring 'stunt guitarist' Adrian Belew, plays tunes from Fear of Music and Remain in Light in 1980.

  14. Rock: Linda Ronstadt's Country-Pop Appeal Rock Linda Ronstadt's Country-Pop Appeal Universal Amphitheatre Nov 3, 1976 Rock: Linda Ronstadt's Country-Pop Appeal Universal Amphitheatre | Nov 3, 1976

    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.

  15. Rock: Neil Young & Crazy Horse in Philly, 2007 Rock Neil Young & Crazy Horse in Philly, 2007 Tower Theater Dec 10, 2007 Rock: Neil Young & Crazy Horse in Philly, 2007 Tower Theater | Dec 10, 2007

    The Godfather of Grunge stretches out on "No Hidden Path" from Chrome Dreams II and "Like a Hurricane" from '77's Stars 'n Bars.

  16. Rock: Happy Birthday, Dick Dale! Rock Happy Birthday, Dick Dale! Laguna Seca Raceway May 28, 1995 Rock: Happy Birthday, Dick Dale! Laguna Seca Raceway | May 28, 1995

    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.

  17. Rock: A James Brown Birthday Salute Rock A James Brown Birthday Salute Newport Jazz Festival Jul 6, 1969 Rock: A James Brown Birthday Salute 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 Jazz Festival.

  18. Rock: NEW: The Equators at Paradise Rock NEW: The Equators at Paradise Paradise Dec 11, 1980 Rock: NEW: The Equators at Paradise Paradise | Dec 11, 1980

    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.

  19. Rock: Dr. John Spreads His Funky Gris-Gris Rock Dr. John Spreads His Funky Gris-Gris Bottom Line Nov 8, 1978 Rock: Dr. John Spreads His Funky Gris-Gris Bottom Line | Nov 8, 1978

    New Orleans' favorite son performs his "Mama Roux," "Right Place, Wrong Time" and the Crescent City staple "Iko Iko" in this '78 set.

  20. Rock: Janis Joplin Goes Solo Rock Janis Joplin Goes Solo Fillmore East Feb 12, 1969 Rock: Janis Joplin Goes Solo Fillmore East | Feb 12, 1969

    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.

  21. Rock: NEW: Tenpole Tudor at Club West Rock NEW: Tenpole Tudor at Club West Club West Dec 12, 1980 Rock: NEW: Tenpole Tudor at Club West Club West | Dec 12, 1980

    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.

  22. Rock: NEW: Any Trouble in Boston, 1980 Rock NEW: Any Trouble in Boston, 1980 Paradise Dec 11, 1980 Rock: NEW: Any Trouble in Boston, 1980 Paradise | Dec 11, 1980

    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?.

  23. Rock: Roxy Music's Second Edition Rock Roxy Music's Second Edition City Hall Oct 28, 1974 Rock: Roxy Music's Second Edition City Hall | Oct 28, 1974

    Keyboardist-violinist Eddie Jobson, who replaced Brian Eno in the Roxy lineup, turns 61 today. Hear him on their Country Life tour of 1974.

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