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  1. Booker T. & the MG's at the Bottom Line Rock Booker T. & the MG's at th… The chart-topping instrumental group revisits some of its '60s hits including "Green Onions," "Time Is Tight" and "Hip Hug-Her" in 1977. Booker T. & the MG's at the Bottom Line Bottom Line Jun 19, 1977
  2. Randy Weston Plays Central Park Jazz Randy Weston Plays Central… The pianist-composer leads his 18-piece all-star band on the expansive "African Cookbook" and his popular "Hi-Fly" in this '73 set. Randy Weston Plays Central Park Central Park Jul 7, 1973
  3. John Cipollina's Lightning Licks Rock watch video John Cipollina's Lightning… The lead guitarist for San Francisco's Quicksilver Messenger Service was born on this day in 1943. Hear him blazing at Winterland in a '75 set. John Cipollina's Lightning Licks Winterland Dec 28, 1975
  4. A Birthday Salute to Keith Moon Rock watch video A Birthday Salute to Keith… The Who drummer, who would've turned 70 today, thrashes the kit on the instrumental "Sparks" and more from Tommy in this 1970 video. A Birthday Salute to Keith Moon Tanglewood Jul 7, 1970
  5. Fleetwood Mac's Raw Bluesy Roots Blues Fleetwood Mac's Raw Bluesy… Guitarists Peter Green and Jeremy Spencer lead the Brit band on B.B. King's "Worried Dream" and Elmore James' "Dust My Broom" in a '68 set. Fleetwood Mac's Raw Bluesy Roots Carousel Ballroom Jun 8, 1968
  6. Peter Gabriel's Final Tour with Genesis Rock Peter Gabriel's Final Tour… The theatrical frontman leads the prog-rockers on "Cuckoo Coconut" and other tunes from The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway in this '75 set. Peter Gabriel's Final Tour with Genesis Shrine Auditorium Jan 24, 1975
  7. Steely Dan's London Premiere Rock Steely Dan's London Premiere The original lineup performs the revved up "Bodhisattva," the Latin-tinged "Do It Again" and the rockin' "Reeliin' In The Years" in 1974. Steely Dan's London Premiere Rainbow Theatre May 20, 1974
  8. John Hartford at Amagingrace, 1974 Folk & Bluegrass John Hartford at Amagingra… The solo troubadour shifts from banjo to guitar to fiddle on engaging ditties like "Electric Washing Machine" and "The Category Stomp." John Hartford at Amagingrace, 1974 Amazingrace Jan 24, 1974
  9. Video: Jamie Cullum at Newport, '04 Jazz watch video Video: Jamie Cullum at New… The pianist-singer charms the Fort Adams State Park crowd with his "Twentysomething" and a rendition of Jimi Hendrix's "Wind Cries Mary." Video: Jamie Cullum at Newport, '04 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 10, 2004
  10. McGuffey Lane at the Lone Star Cafe, '83 Country McGuffey Lane at the Lone … The dual guitar work of Terry Efaw and John Schwab sparks the Ohio band on "Making a Living's Killing Me" from Let the Hard Times Roll. McGuffey Lane at the Lone Star Cafe, '83 Lone Star Cafe Jan 18, 1983
  11. Maynard Ferguson Hits the High Note Jazz Maynard Ferguson Hits the … The trumpet star, who died on this day in 2006, leads his orchestra on "Birdland," "St. Thomas" and "Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)." Maynard Ferguson Hits the High Note Philadelphia Art Museum Jul 4, 1991
  12. Tori Amos' Daytrotter Session Folk & Bluegrass Tori Amos' Daytrotter Session The singer-songwriter, who turns 53 today, performs "Lady in Blue," "Ophelia" and other tunes from Abnormally Attracted to Sin in 2012. Tori Amos' Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Dec 10, 2009
  13. Boogie On With John Lee Hooker Blues Boogie On With John Lee Ho… The man who electrified the Delta blues was born on this day in 1917. Hear him play "I'm In the Mood" with Bonnie Raitt in a birthday playlist. Boogie On With John Lee Hooker
  14. R.I.P. Toots Thielemans Jazz R.I.P. Toots Thielemans The Belgian harmonica ace-guitarist-whistler died today at age 94. Hear him play his "Bluesette" and guest with Jaco Pastorius in 1982. R.I.P. Toots Thielemans
  15. Remembering Nick Ashford Rock Remembering Nick Ashford The singer and husband/songwriting partner of Valerie Simpson died on this day in 2011. Hear them perform "Let's Go Get Stoned" in 1977. Remembering Nick Ashford Bottom Line Feb 26, 1977
  16. Long Live Count Basie! Jazz Long Live Count Basie! The Swing era bandleader, born on this day in 1904, drives his Cadillac of big bands through Newport in this swinging set from 1959. Long Live Count Basie! Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1959
  17. Kenny Rogers' Gift for Storytelling Country Kenny Rogers' Gift for Sto… The Country Music Hall of Famer, who turns 78 today, performs his hits "Lucille," "Coward of the County" and "The Gambler" in this 1980 set. Kenny Rogers' Gift for Storytelling Aug 4, 1980
  18. Happy Birthday, Robert Plant! Rock Happy Birthday, Robert Plant! The iconic Led Zeppelin frontman, who turns 68 today, sings an eerie medley of "Hey Joe/Nature Boy," and ends his set with "Ramble On." Happy Birthday, Robert Plant! Beacon Theatre Jun 23, 2006
  19. John Hiatt at the Palace, '83 Rock John Hiatt at the Palace, '83 The prolific singer-songwriter, who turns 64 today, plays "I Don't Even Try," "Say It With Flowers" and other tunes from Riding With the King. John Hiatt at the Palace, '83 Palace Nov 24, 1983
  20. A Ginger Baker Birthday Playlist Rock A Ginger Baker Birthday Pl… The irascible superstar drummer turns 77 today. Hear him in concerts with Cream in 1968 and with the Baker Gurvitz Army in 1975. A Ginger Baker Birthday Playlist
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