Concert Vault

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  1. The Byrds in London, 1972 Rock The Byrds in London, 1972 Roger McGuinn sings the country-rocker "I Want To Grow Up To Be President" and their classics "Eight Miles High" and "Mr. Spaceman." The Byrds in London, 1972 Rainbow Theatre Jan 16, 1972
  2. Modern Jazz Quartet at Newport, 1965 Jazz Modern Jazz Quartet at New… Drummer Connie Kay, born on this day in 1927, shows chamber-like delicacy on "The Golden Striker" and swings "Bags' Groove." Modern Jazz Quartet at Newport, 1965 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 1, 1965
  3. Flying Burrito Brothers at the Bottom Line Country Flying Burrito Brothers at… A 1977 edition of the country rock band plays Merle Haggard's "White Line Fever" and Leadbelly's cocaine anthem, "Take a Whiff On Me." Flying Burrito Brothers at the Bottom Line Bottom Line Mar 1, 1977
  4. Long Live the Count Jazz Long Live the Count Count Basie died on this day in 1984. Hear the great pianist lead his orchestra on "Splanky," "April in Paris" and "Jumpin' at the Woodside." Long Live the Count
  5. Roy Buchanan in Central Park Blues Roy Buchanan in Central Park The late, great guitar slinger showcases his unparalleled chops on his "Five String Blues" and "The Messiah Will Come Again" in this '73 set. Roy Buchanan in Central Park Central Park Jun 30, 1973
  6. An Ella Fitzgerald Milestone Jazz An Ella Fitzgerald Milestone Today marks the centennial of the First Lady of Song. Hear her sing "Satin Doll' and "One Note Samba" and scat on "How High the Moon." An Ella Fitzgerald Milestone
  7. An Albert King Birthday Playlist Blues An Albert King Birthday Pl… The formidable bluesman, born on this day in 1923, unleashes his bent-string licks on "Crosscut Saw," "Oh Pretty Woman" and "Blues Power." An Albert King Birthday Playlist
  8. Al Hirt Hits The High Note Jazz Al Hirt Hits The High Note The New Orleans trumpeter, who died on this day in 1999, flaunts peerless chops on "Royal Garden Blues" and "Danny Boy" in a 1970 set. Al Hirt Hits The High Note Municipal Auditorium New Orleans Apr 25, 1970
  9. Ray Charles Meets the NYC Ballet Rock Ray Charles Meets the NYC … Choreographer Peter Martins collaborated with the soul icon on classics like "Hit The Road Jack" and "I Got a Woman" in this concert from 1989. Ray Charles Meets the NYC Ballet ST Theater May 11, 1989
  10. Duran Duran at Madison Square Garden, 1984 Rock Duran Duran at Madison Squ… Drummer Roger Taylor, who turns 57 today, fuels the new wave band on their hits "Rio," "Hungry Like the Wolf" and "Girls on Film." Duran Duran at Madison Square Garden, 1984 Madison Square Garden Mar 19, 1984
  11. Steve Martin Pickin' 'n' Grinnin' Folk & Bluegrass watch video Steve Martin Pickin' 'n' G… The comedian, a bona fide banjo ace, joins the Steep Canyon Rangers on "Pitkin County Turnaround" and "Daddy Played the Banjo." Steve Martin Pickin' 'n' Grinnin' Ryman Auditorium Oct 11, 2009
  12. Gary Wright Weaves His Spell Rock Gary Wright Weaves His Spell The New Jersey native and synth pioneer, who turns 74 today, performs his hit "Dream Weaver" and premieres tunes from The Light of Smiles. Gary Wright Weaves His Spell Atlanta Civic Center Mar 2, 1977
  13. A Leiber & Stoller Playlist Rock A Leiber & Stoller Playlist Big Mama Thornton, ZZ Top, Bob Weir, Link Wray, Dion, Aretha Franklin, U2 and others perform hit tunes by the prolific songwriting team. A Leiber & Stoller Playlist
  14. Vassar Clements at New Paltz, 1976 Folk & Bluegrass Vassar Clements at New Pal… The versatile fiddler, born on this day in 1928, plays Louis Jordan's "Barnyard Boogie," "Orange Blossom Special" and Dickey Betts' "Jessica." Vassar Clements at New Paltz, 1976 SUNY New Paltz May 9, 1976
  15. Diana Ross in Central Park, 1983 Rock Diana Ross in Central Park… The regal pop diva performs her Supremes classic "You Can't Hurry Love" and solo hits "Upside Down," "It's My House" and "Endless Love." Diana Ross in Central Park, 1983 Central Park Jul 22, 1983
  16. The Ultimate Beatles Covers Playlist Rock The Ultimate Beatles Cover… Hear Cheap Trick, U2, Grateful Dead, Aretha Franklin, St. Vincent, Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, Alanis Morissette, John Legend and others. The Ultimate Beatles Covers Playlist
  17. Joe Henderson's Tenor Flights Jazz Joe Henderson's Tenor Flights The great saxophonist, who was born on this day in 1937, stretches heroically on his "Recorda Me" and "Power to the People" in a 1975 set. Joe Henderson's Tenor Flights Great American Music Hall Dec 19, 1975
  18. Remembering Billy Paul Rock Remembering Billy Paul The soul singer, who died on this day last year, performs his hit "Me and Mrs. Jones" and The Doobies' "Taking It To The Streets" in 1977. Remembering Billy Paul Bottom Line Dec 19, 1977
  19. Al Hibbler In Memoriam Jazz Al Hibbler In Memoriam The great singer, who died on this day in 2001, performs Ellington's "Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me" with Rahsaan Roland Kirk in 1973. Al Hibbler In Memoriam Philharmonic Hall Jul 3, 1973
  20. A White Brothers Playlist Folk & Bluegrass A White Brothers Playlist Hear guitar great Clarence and mandolinist Roland blend on bluegrass favorites like "Sally Goodin'," "Old Joe Clark" and "Shuckin' the Corn." A White Brothers Playlist
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