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  1. Ben E. King's Bevy of Hits Interviews Ben E. King's Bevy of Hits The singer reminisces about his days with the Drifters and his success as a soloist with "Spanish Harlem" and his immortal hit "Stand By Me." Ben E. King's Bevy of Hits Nov 19, 1988
  2. Bruce Springsteen's Breakthrough Year Rock Bruce Springsteen's Breakt… On this day in 1975, New Jersey's favorite son appeared on the covers of Newsweek and Time. Hear him in a two-hour set from 1978. Bruce Springsteen's Breakthrough Year Winterland Dec 15, 1978
  3. Mahalia Jackson's Sanctified Songs Folk & Bluegrass Mahalia Jackson's Sanctifi… The Queen of Gospel, who was born on this day in 1911, sings spirituals like "How I Got Over" and "Down By the Riverside" in 1970. Mahalia Jackson's Sanctified Songs Municipal Auditorium New Orleans Apr 25, 1970
  4. Happy Birthday, Keith Urban! Country Happy Birthday, Keith Urban! The Australian-born country star, who turns 47 today, premieres tunes from this self-titled American debut in this 1999 Tramps concert. Happy Birthday, Keith Urban! Tramps Aug 14, 1999
  5. R.I.P. Jack Bruce Rock R.I.P. Jack Bruce We are very sad to hear of the iconic rock bassist-vocalist's passing. Hear him with Cream and leading his own bands in this playlist. R.I.P. Jack Bruce
  6. A Jon Anderson Birthday Playlist Rock A Jon Anderson Birthday Pl… The singer with the distinctive high voice turns 70 today. Hear him with Yes in the '70s and with Anderson/Bruford/Wakeman/Howe in the '80s. A Jon Anderson Birthday Playlist
  7. Remembering Roger Miller Country Remembering Roger Miller The prolific songwriter and Country Music Hall of Famer died on this day in 1992. Hear him sing "Damn Me" and "England Swings" in 1982. Remembering Roger Miller Billy Bob's May 8, 1982
  8. John Hartford Meets the Bray Brothers Folk & Bluegrass John Hartford Meets the Br… The family band from Champaign-Urbana joins the gifted fiddler on tunes like "Katy Hill" and "Come Back Darling" at Amazingrace in 1974. John Hartford Meets the Bray Brothers Amazingrace Jun 19, 1974
  9. Are You Ready for Sly & the Family Stone? Rock Are You Ready for Sly & th… The seminal funk-rock band, powered by bassist Larry Graham and drummer Greg Errico, performs a supercharged Fillmore set in '68. Are You Ready for Sly & the Family Stone? Fillmore East Oct 5, 1968
  10. Sonny Terry at the Ash Grove, '67 Blues Sonny Terry at the Ash Gro… The Piedmont harmonica ace, who was born on this day in 1911, whoops it up with partner Brownie McGhee on "Hootin' the Blues." Sonny Terry at the Ash Grove, '67 Ash Grove Jan 21, 1967
  11. Bill Wyman Keeps Rolling Along Rock Bill Wyman Keeps Rolling A… The oldest Stone turns 78 today. Hear him with the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band and with his all-star group, Willie and the Poor Boys. Bill Wyman Keeps Rolling Along
  12. Video: Tony Bennett in London Jazz watch video Video: Tony Bennett in London Tonight's PBS special pairs the jazz singer with Lady Gaga to promote their new album Cheek to Cheek. Hear him charm a Brit audience in '91. Video: Tony Bennett in London Prince Edward Theatre Sep 6, 1991
  13. The Bad Plus Breaking the Rules Jazz watch video The Bad Plus Breaking the … The unorthodox trio of pianist Ethan Iverson, bassist Reid Anderson and drummer Dave King premieres tunes from Prog in this 2006 video. The Bad Plus Breaking the Rules Newport Jazz Festival Aug 13, 2006
  14. Otis Rush at Tramps, 1994 Blues Otis Rush at Tramps, 1994 The gritty, lefty guitarist unleashes his Chicago West Side string-bending style on "Let's Have a Natural Ball" and "Ain't That Good News." Otis Rush at Tramps, 1994 Tramps May 20, 1994
  15. Happy Birthday, Weird Al Yankovic! Comedy Happy Birthday, Weird Al Y… The accordion-playing song parodist, who turns 55 today, has his way with Queen, Michael Jackson, Jim Croce and others in this 1984 set. Happy Birthday, Weird Al Yankovic! Trafalmadore Mar 10, 1984
  16. A Maybelle Carter Memorial Playlist Country A Maybelle Carter Memorial… The matriarch of country music's first family died on this day in 1978. Hear her sing "Keep on the Sunny Side" and "Wildwood Flower." A Maybelle Carter Memorial Playlist
  17. Dianne Reeves' Interpretitve Powers Jazz watch video Dianne Reeves' Interpretit… The daring vocalist, who turns 58 today, reinvents Cat Stevens' "Morning Has Broken" and Mongo Santamaria's "Afro Blue" at Newport. Dianne Reeves' Interpretitve Powers Newport Jazz Festival Aug 12, 2000
  18. The Diplomats of Solid Sound at Daytrotter Indie The Diplomats of Solid Sou… The neo soul band from Iowa City, fronted by vocalists Sarah Cram and Kathy Ruestow, performs "No Man" and "Jealous" in this 2010 set. The Diplomats of Solid Sound at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio Dec 12, 2010
  19. Los Lobos' Rootsy Mix Rock Los Lobos' Rootsy Mix The Chicano band from East L.A. performs tunes from their major label debut, How Will the Wolf Survive?, in this eclectic set from 1984. Los Lobos' Rootsy Mix Metro Cincinnati Dec 10, 1984
  20. Sonny Curtis & the Crickets, '83 Country Sonny Curtis & the Cricket… The Texas singer-songwriter and leader of Buddy Holly's backing band performs his "I Fought the Law," "Walk Right Back" and "Good Old Girls." Sonny Curtis & the Crickets, '83 Albany Palace Theatre Jun 10, 1983
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