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  1. Just Added: Dire Straits in Philly, '79 Rock Just Added: Dire Straits i… Guitarist-singer Mark Knopfler leads the British group on its first North American tour on the strength of their hit single "Sultans of Swing." Just Added: Dire Straits in Philly, '79 Tower Theatre Mar 6, 1979
  2. Digging Ray Brown at Newport Jazz Digging Ray Brown at Newport The late bass great, known for his deep, walking lines, died on this day in 2002. Hear him with the Oscar Peterson Trio from 1959-1965. Digging Ray Brown at Newport
  3. Just Added: Mountain at the Ritz, '85 Rock Just Added: Mountain at th… Guitarist Leslie West leads the group on their early '70s hits "Mississippi Queen," "Nantucket Sleigh Ride" and "Theme For an Imaginary Western." Just Added: Mountain at the Ritz, '85 Ritz Jun 5, 1985
  4. Marion Williams In Memoriam Folk & Bluegrass Marion Williams In Memoriam The great gospel singer, who died on this day in 1994, is joined by "father of black gospel music" Thomas A. Dorsey in this 1975 concert. Marion Williams In Memoriam Carnegie Hall Jun 28, 1975
  5. Video: Blondie in Asbury Park, '79 Rock watch video Video: Blondie in Asbury P… Debbie Harry, who turns 70 today, leads the punk/new wave band on revved up anthems "Dreaming," "One Way Or Another" and "X Offender." Video: Blondie in Asbury Park, '79 Convention Hall Jul 7, 1979
  6. King Crimson at the Fillmore West, '69 Rock King Crimson at the Fillmo… Bassist-singer Greg Lake leads the cutting edge prog-rock band on "21st Century Schizoid Man" and "The Court of the Crimson King." King Crimson at the Fillmore West, '69 Fillmore West Dec 14, 1969
  7. FREE Download: The Allman Brothers Band Featured FREE Download: The Allman … Through Friday, members can download this summery, jam-filled set from the ABB for free. Not a member? Sign up by 7/3 to get it. FREE Download: The Allman Brothers Band Walnut Creek Jul 1, 1994
  8. A Birthday Salute to Ahmad Jamal Jazz A Birthday Salute to Ahmad… The innovative pianist turns 85 today. Hear him with his classic trio of drummer Vernel Fournier and bassist Israel Crosby at Newport '59. A Birthday Salute to Ahmad Jamal Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1959
  9. Remembering Rashied Ali Jazz Remembering Rashied Ali The late free jazz drumming icon was born on this day in 1933. Hear him with the John Coltrane Quintet at the Newport Jazz Festival '66. Remembering Rashied Ali Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1966
  10. Happy Birthday, James Cotton! Blues Happy Birthday, James Cotton! The blues harp ace and former Muddy Waters sideman turns 80 today. Hear him play "Rocket 88," "Cotton Boogie" and "The Creeper" in 1973. Happy Birthday, James Cotton! SMU Feb 25, 1973
  11. Junior Brown's Stinging Guit-Steel Country Junior Brown's Stinging Gu… The American original plays downhome ditties like "Hillbilly Hula Gal" and "My Baby Don't Dance to Nothin' But Ernest Tubb" in this '92 set. Junior Brown's Stinging Guit-Steel Camp Mather Sep 5, 1992
  12. Motorhead at L'Amour, 1983 Rock Motorhead at L'Amour, 1983 Bassist-singer Lemmy (aka Ian Fraser Kilmister) leads the Brit head banging crew on "Back to the Funny Farm" and "Marching Off to War." Motorhead at L'Amour, 1983 L'amour Aug 10, 1983
  13. Wayne 'The Train' Hancock at Daytrotter Country Wayne 'The Train' Hancock … The Austin singer-songwriter performs his "Viper of Melody," "Fair Weather Blues" and "Thunderstorms and Neon Signs" in this playlist. Wayne 'The Train' Hancock at Daytrotter
  14. Joe Henderson In Memoriam Jazz Joe Henderson In Memoriam The saxophonist-composer, who died on this day in 2001, blows with ferocious abandon on his "Afro-Centric" and "Isotope" in this 1975 set. Joe Henderson In Memoriam Great American Music Hall Dec 19, 1975
  15. Dave Van Ronk's Folk-Blues Muse Folk & Bluegrass Dave Van Ronk's Folk-Blues… The "Mayor of McDougal Street," born on this day in 1936, plays Leonard Cohen's "Bird On a Wire" and Joni Mitchell's "Both Sides Now." Dave Van Ronk's Folk-Blues Muse Windham College Dec 2, 1972
  16. Video: Stanley Clarke at Newport '03 Jazz watch video Video: Stanley Clarke at N… The electric bass pioneer, who turns 64 today, performs Charles Mingus' "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat" and his own anthemic "School Days." Video: Stanley Clarke at Newport '03 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 10, 2003
  17. The Heartless Bastards' Daytrotter Session Indie The Heartless Bastards' Da… Singer Erika Wennerstrom leads the Cincinnati-based band on "Parted Ways," "Got to Have Rock and Roll" and other tunes from Arrow in 2012. The Heartless Bastards' Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Mar 9, 2012
  18. Al Di Meola at Tramps, 1997 Jazz Al Di Meola at Tramps, 1997 The guitarist just received the Miles Davis Award from the Montreal Jazz Festival. Hear him play tunes from Kiss My Axe and The Infinite Desire. Al Di Meola at Tramps, 1997 Tramps Oct 10, 1997
  19. Remembering Tim Buckley Folk & Bluegrass Remembering Tim Buckley The singer-songwriter, who died on this day in 1975, showcases his extraordinary voice on "Buzzin' Fly" and "The Dolphins" at Newport '68. Remembering Tim Buckley Newport Folk Festival Jul 28, 1968
  20. R.I.P. Chris Squire Rock R.I.P. Chris Squire Celebrate the legendary Yes bassist, whose agile, contrapuntal style helped set the tone for the prog-rock movement, with this 1974 set. R.I.P. Chris Squire Boston Garden Dec 11, 1974
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