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.
The Canadian singer-songwriter, who turns 57 today, performs "Run To You," "Straight from the Heart" and "Summer of '69" in this '86 concert.
On this day in 1980, the beloved ex-Beatle was gunned down outside the Dakota in New York City. Hear him sing "Imagine" in a playlist.
The bassist-vocalist of Emerson, Lake & Palmer died yesterday at age 69. Hear him with ELP, King Crimson and leading his own band.
The soulful singer-organist, who turns 69 today, performs a solo set on guitar before the rowdy inmates at San Quentin State Prison in 1992.
The British guitarist and Hendrix disciple wails on "Too Rolling Stoned" and other tunes from Bridge of Sighs in this 1975 set from Winterland.
The idiosyncratic singer-songwriter-pianist, who turns 67 today, performs "Step Right Up" and other tunes from Small Change in 1977.
Guitarist Peter Buck, who turns 60 today, sparks the Athens alt-rockers on their first single "Radio Free Europe" and tunes from Reckoning.
On this day in 1968, the Rolling Stones returned to form with classic tunes like "Sympathy for the Devil" and "Street Fighting Man."
On this day in 1973 the ex-Beatle released Band on the Run. Hear him play the title track in this 1990 concert from RFK Stadium in D.C.
The singer-songwriter and founding member of Velvet Underground performs his "Falklands Suite" and "Child's Christmas in Wales."
The Scottish band performs tunes from its debut album, The Crossing, along with a bagpipes brigade, in this '83 set from the Barrowlands.
The godfather of heavy metal turns 68 today. Hear him perform "Crazy Train" and "Paranoid" with guitarist Randy Rhoads in this 1981 set.
The reggae superstar performs "Lively Up Yourself," "I Shot the Sheriff" and "Get Up, Stand Up" with the Wailers at the Lyceum Ballroom in '75.
Pops Staples and his daughters, including the great lead singer Mavis, perform Buffalo Springfield's "For What It's Worth" in this '68 set.
Susana Hoffs and the Peterson sisters lead the group on their massive hit "Walk Like an Egyptian" and the Prince-penned "Manic Monday."
Gordon Gano leads the Milwaukee band on acoustic versions of "I'm Nothing," "It's Gonna Rain" and "Untrue Love" in this 2016 reunion set.
Bob Weir formed this side project after Jerry Garcia's death in 1995, Hear them play Dead staples "Jack Straw" and "Touch of Grey" in '98.
The extreme shredder, famous for wearing a KFC bucket on his head, unleashes his otherworldly guitar chops on four edgy instrumentals.
The guitar hero reveals his expressive powers on the ballad "'Cause We've Ended as Lovers" and showcases potent chops on "Superstition."
The organist and soulful singer turns 74 today. Hear him with The Rascals at the Fillmore in '71, as a leader in '79 and in an '84 interview.
The late, great soul singer performs his hits "Funky Broadway" and "In the Midnight Hour" and covers the Beatles' "Hey Jude" in this '94 set.
The New Orleans-born singer-songwriter turns 73 today. Hear his satirical "Rednecks" and his poignant anthem "Louisiana 1927."
The ultimate rock guitar god was born on this day in 1942. Hear him play "Straight Ahead," "Machine Gun" and "Foxy Lady" in this 1970 set.
The Rock 'n Roll Hall of Famer, who turns 77 today, sings "River Deep - Mountain High" in this concert from her 1983 Nice 'n' Rough Tour.
Slowhand gets bluesy on "Bottle of Red Wine," goes reggae on Dylan's "Knockin' on Heaven's Door" and plays his hits "Layla" and "Let It Rain."
Guitarist Angus Young revs up the Aussie rockers on "Live Wire," "Problem Child" and "Bad Boy Boogie" in this '79 set from Oakland.
Queen's frontman, who died on this day in 1981, sings "My Melancholy Blues" and "We Will Rock You" in this '77 studio session from London.
The guitarist skips the sarcasm and satire and goes straight for the jugular with his six-string fusillades in this strictly instrument playlist.
The old-school rappers just released their first album in 18 years, We Got It From Here...Thank You 4 Your Service. Hear them in a '98 set.
The keyboardist-composer, who turns 62 today, plays "The Way It Is" and "Jacob's Ladder" with The Range at a 1987 Daytona Beach party.
The E Street Band guitarist turns 66 today. Hear him lead his Disciples of Soul on "Native American" and "Los Desperados" in this '86 concert.
Talking Heads bassist Tina Weymouth, who turns 66 today, joins husband Chris Frantz on "Genius of Love" and others in this '88 set.
See the guitar hero perform an outrageous unaccompanied medley of "Eruption/Spanish Fly/Cathedral" in this Van Halen concert from 1995.
The New Orleans music icon turns 76 today. Hear him slap some funk on Duke Ellington's "It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing."
The rock 'n' roll lifer turns 69 today. Hear him introduce his hit song "Rocky Mountain Way" with his band Barnstorm in a '73 set from Texas.
The Texas singer-songwriter-guitarist, who died on this day in 2005, plays his cathartic "Narcotic Prayer" and "Can't Get Off" in this 1995 set.
The innovative singer-songwriter performs with guitar, piano and a ReVox reel-to-reel tape recorder in this '82 solo set from Paradise.
The metal band releases its 10th studio album Hardwired...to Self-Destruct today on Kirk Hammett's 54th birthday. Hear them in '99.
The R&B vocalist, born on this day in 1927, performs his '50s hits "Work With Me Annie," "Finger Poppin' Time" and "The Twist" in this 1997 set.
The singer-songwriter and co-founder of The Byrds was born on this day in 1944. Hear him with Roger McGuinn and Chris Hillman in 1978.
Hear the Southern rockers play tunes by Chuck Berry, Lou Reed, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, George Jones, Buddy Holly and Rod Stewart in 1987.
The Brit punk band plays snarling, revved-up, guitar-heavy anthems like "White Riot" and "London's Burning" on their Pearl Harbor '79 tour.
The British band led by keyboardist Rod Argent plays their classics "Hold Your Head Up" and "God Gave Rock and Roll to You" in 1973.
Guitar hero Carlos Santana leads the dynamic San Francisco band in this fascinating five-part documentary film from their triumphant '73 tour.
Hear Jimi Hendrix, The Runaways (with Joan Jett and Lita Ford) and the Rolling Waller Review play The Trogg's groovy garage band hit from '66.
Old school rapper Joseph "Run" Simmons, who turns 52 today, joins his Queens crew on "King Of Rock" and "My Adidas" in this '98 Tramps set.
The Oklahoma-born singer-songwriter-pianist died Sunday at age 74. Hear him perform "A Song For You" at the Fillmore East in 1970.