Concert Vault

Features

  1. Randy Newman at the Record Plant, 1974 Rock Randy Newman at the Record… The pianist and prolific composer, who turns 71 today, premieres "Rednecks," "Louisiana 1927" and other tunes from Good Old Boys. Randy Newman at the Record Plant, 1974 Record Plant Nov 10, 1974
  2. Jimi Hendrix Birthday Playlist Rock Jimi Hendrix Birthday Play… The greatest guitarist in the history of rock would've turned 72 today. Hear a 4-hour playlist of his hits, obscure originals and cover tunes. Jimi Hendrix Birthday Playlist
  3. The Knack's Revved-Up Power Pop Rock The Knack's Revved-Up Powe… The L.A. band, hot off their mega-selling debut album, Get The Knack, performs "Oh Tara," "Good Girls Don't" and "My Sharona" in this '79 set. The Knack's Revved-Up Power Pop Carnegie Hall Oct 13, 1979
  4. John Hammond's Barrelhouse Boogie Blues John Hammond's Barrelhouse… The blues scholar is deep into a Delta bag on "Steady Rollin' Man" and summons up John Lee Hooker on "Boogie Chillen" in this 1969 set. John Hammond's Barrelhouse Boogie Ash Grove Jun 6, 1969
  5. Dire Straits at the Hammersmith Odeon Rock Dire Straits at the Hammer… Guitarist-singer-songwriter Mark Knopfler leads the band on tunes from Making Movies and Love Over Gold in this 1983 concert. Dire Straits at the Hammersmith Odeon Hammersmith Odeon Jul 23, 1983
  6. A Paul Desmond Birthday Playlist Jazz A Paul Desmond Birthday Pl… The alto sax great, who was born on this day in 1924, showcases his signature "dry martini" sound with the Dave Brubeck Quartet. A Paul Desmond Birthday Playlist
  7. Free DL: Levon Helm & the RCO All-Stars Featured Free DL: Levon Helm & the … Through Friday, members can get this 1977 set from the former-Band drummer and some famous friends for free. Not a member? Sign up by 11/28 to get it. Free DL: Levon Helm & the RCO All-Stars Cheshire County Fairgrounds Jul 2, 1977
  8. Happy Birthday, Ethel Ennis! Jazz Happy Birthday, Ethel Ennis! The superb ballad interpreter and Baltimore native, who turns 82 today, performs sublime versions of "But Beautiful" and "Yesterdays" in 1964. Happy Birthday, Ethel Ennis! Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1964
  9. Remembering Eddie Rabbitt Country Remembering Eddie Rabbitt The late, Brooklyn-born country star performs his hits "I Love a Rainy Night" and "Kentucky Rain" in New York in 1981. Remembering Eddie Rabbitt Roxy Jan 31, 1981
  10. Widespread Panic in Monterey, 1995 Rock Widespread Panic in Monter… The Athens, Georgia jam band plays old favorites like "Rebirtha" and "Space Wrangler" and premieres "Little Kin" from Ain't Life Grand. Widespread Panic in Monterey, 1995 Laguna Seca Raceway May 28, 1995
  11. Johnny Guarnieri at Carnegie Hall Jazz Johnny Guarnieri at Carneg… The formidable stride pianist, a onetime member of Artie Shaw's Gramercy Five, pays tribute to Fats Waller and Art Tatum in this '74 set. Johnny Guarnieri at Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall Jun 30, 1974
  12. Casiotone for the Painfully Alone Indie Casiotone for the Painfull… Owen Ashworth, the brain behind the quirky lo-fi one-man band, performs tunes from Twinkle Echo and Etiquette in this 2009 set. Casiotone for the Painfully Alone Daytrotter Studio May 14, 2006
  13. Ani DiFranco at Black Oak Ranch Folk & Bluegrass Ani DiFranco at Black Oak … The folk-singer and activist delivers passionate vocals on the tender "Glass House" and a cover of Prince's "When Doves Cry" in 1996. Ani DiFranco at Black Oak Ranch Black Oak Ranch Aug 31, 1996
  14. Relaxin' With Willie 'The Lion' Smith Jazz Relaxin' With Willie 'The … The pianist and raconteur performs his theme song, "Relaxin'," and concludes his 1968 set with his stride showcase, "Finger Buster." Relaxin' With Willie 'The Lion' Smith Hampton Jazz Festival Jun 27, 1968
  15. Reptile Youth's Dark Anthems Indie Reptile Youth's Dark Anthems The punk-edged band from Copenhagen performs John Lennon's "Gimme Some Truth" and their "All of the Noise" in Daytrotter sessions. Reptile Youth's Dark Anthems
  16. Eric Shoenberg Picks on the Beatles Folk & Bluegrass Eric Shoenberg Picks on th… The fingerstyle acoustic guitarist plays "Here, There and Everywhere," "Blackbird" and "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" in this 1976 set. Eric Shoenberg Picks on the Beatles Great American Music Hall Sep 2, 1976
  17. Eric Clapton in Santa Monica, 1978 Rock Eric Clapton in Santa Moni… Slowhand delivers his hits "Lay Down Sally," "Layla" and "Let It Rain" and does a reggae remake of Dylan's "Knockin' on Heaven's Door." Eric Clapton in Santa Monica, 1978 Santa Monica Civic Auditorium Feb 12, 1978
  18. Blizzard 'Testing the Water' in London Indie Blizzard 'Testing the Wate… 19-year-old U.K. rapper Bradley "Blizzard" Green, Manchester's answer to Eninem, delivers his rapid-fire raps at 2KHz Studios in 2013. Blizzard 'Testing the Water' in London 2KHz Nov 27, 2013
  19. Teddy Wilson at Great American Music Hall Jazz Teddy Wilson at Great Amer… The tasty and influential pianist, who was born on this day in 1912, pays tribute to his Swing Era bandleader Benny Goodman in this '77 set. Teddy Wilson at Great American Music Hall Great American Music Hall Mar 18, 1977
  20. Remembering Freddie Mercury Rock Remembering Freddie Mercury The late singer died on this day in 1991. Hear him perform "We Will Rock You" with Queen in 1977 and in a revealing interview in 1983. Remembering Freddie Mercury
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