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  1. Dr. John Spreads His Funky Gris-Gris Rock Dr. John Spreads His Funky… New Orleans' favorite son performs his "Mama Roux," "Right Place, Wrong Time" and the Crescent City staple "Iko Iko" in this '78 set. Dr. John Spreads His Funky Gris-Gris Bottom Line Nov 8, 1978
  2. Oscar Peterson Solo at Carnegie Hall, '72 Jazz Oscar Peterson Solo at Car… The Canadian piano great showcases his fabled chops on "Mack the Knife," Dizzy Gillespie's "Con Alma" and his own "Blues Etude." Oscar Peterson Solo at Carnegie Hall, '72 Carnegie Hall Jul 6, 1972
  3. Janis Joplin Goes Solo Rock Janis Joplin Goes Solo This 1969 set at the Fillmore East was recorded shortly after the soulful singer left Big Brother & the Holding Company to start her solo career. Janis Joplin Goes Solo Fillmore East Feb 12, 1969
  4. Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers Folk & Bluegrass watch video Steve Martin & the Steep C… The comedian picks up his banjo for spirited renditions of "Pitkin County Turnaround" and "Daddy Played the Banjo" in this 2009 video. Steve Martin & the Steep Canyon Rangers Ryman Auditorium Oct 11, 2009
  5. NEW: Tenpole Tudor at Club West Rock NEW: Tenpole Tudor at Club… Edward Tudor-Pole leads the Brit punk band on "Who Killed Bambi?" and a cover of "Rock Around the Clock" in this 1980 set from Hartford. NEW: Tenpole Tudor at Club West Club West Dec 12, 1980
  6. Judy Collins at the Lenox Music Inn Folk & Bluegrass Judy Collins at the Lenox … The singer, dubbed "Judy Blue Eyes" by CSN&Y, turns 77 today. Hear her perform "City of New Orleans" and "Both Sides Now" in this 1973 set. Judy Collins at the Lenox Music Inn Lenox Music Inn Jul 28, 1973
  7. Shirley Horn Seduces Newport Jazz watch video Shirley Horn Seduces Newport Miles Davis' favorite singer, who was born on this day in 1934, performs "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying" and "Soothe Me" in '92. Shirley Horn Seduces Newport Newport Jazz Festival Aug 15, 1992
  8. Muddy Waters In Memoriam Blues Muddy Waters In Memoriam The "Father of Chicago Blues" died on this day in 1983. Hear him jamming with the Rolling Stones at the Checkerboard Lounge in 1981. Muddy Waters In Memoriam Checkerboard Lounge Nov 22, 1981
  9. Remembering Ben E. King Interviews watch video Remembering Ben E. King The late singer, who died on this day in 2015, talks about his gospel roots, his stint with the Drifters and his timeless hit "Stand By Me." Remembering Ben E. King Rock Influence Jan 22, 1986
  10. NEW: Any Trouble in Boston, 1980 Rock NEW: Any Trouble in Boston… The Brit new wave band plays "Girls Are Always Right" and "Yesterday's Love" from their Stiff Records debut Where Are All the Nice Girls?. NEW: Any Trouble in Boston, 1980 Paradise Dec 11, 1980
  11. Still 'Crazy' After All These Years Country Still 'Crazy' After All Th… Outlaw country icon Willie Nelson turns 83 today. Hear hm sing his "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain," "Whiskey River" and "Crazy" in 1998. Still 'Crazy' After All These Years Tramps Mar 11, 1998
  12. In Praise of Duke Ellington Jazz In Praise of Duke Ellington Jazz's greatest composer was born on this day in 1899. Hear him with his orchestra in Sweden five months before he passed on May 24,1974. In Praise of Duke Ellington Malmo Stadium Dec 11, 1973
  13. Happy Birthday, Toots! Jazz Happy Birthday, Toots! Belgian harmonica ace "Toots" Thielemans turns 94 today. Hear him lead a quartet and play with Jaco Pastorius' Word of Mouth big band. Happy Birthday, Toots!
  14. Otis Rush's Stinging Licks Blues Otis Rush's Stinging Licks The lefty guitar slinger, who turns 81 today, showcases his tough West Side Chicago sound on "Double Trouble" and "Gambler's Blues" in '93. Otis Rush's Stinging Licks Tramps Oct 15, 1993
  15. Roxy Music's Second Edition Rock Roxy Music's Second Edition Keyboardist-violinist Eddie Jobson, who replaced Brian Eno in the Roxy lineup, turns 61 today. Hear him on their Country Life tour of 1974. Roxy Music's Second Edition City Hall Oct 28, 1974
  16. Pete Seeger on Campus Folk & Bluegrass Pete Seeger on Campus The folkie, social activist and environmentalist plays "All People That On Earth Do Dwell" and "Garbage" at New England College in this '72 set. Pete Seeger on Campus New England College Nov 22, 1972
  17. Marshall Tucker Band at Winterland Rock Marshall Tucker Band at Wi… Bassist Tommy Caldwell died on this day in 1980 in a Jeep crash. Hear him on "Can't You See," "Ramblin'" and "Take the Highway" in 1973. Marshall Tucker Band at Winterland Winterland Sep 26, 1973
  18. Charlie Byrd's Masterful Touch Jazz Charlie Byrd's Masterful T… The nylon string acoustic guitar virtuoso travels from bossa novas to jazz standards to classical numbers in this eclectic set from 1977 Charlie Byrd's Masterful Touch Great American Music Hall Mar 19, 1977
  19. NEW: The Sinceros at Boston's Rat Rock NEW: The Sinceros at Bosto… The new wave band from London performs "Quick Quick Slow," "Worlds Apart" and other tunes from The Sound of Sunbathing in this 1979 set. NEW: The Sinceros at Boston's Rat Rat Nov 17, 1979
  20. Fripp Joins Gabriel at the Bottom Line, '78 Rock Fripp Joins Gabriel at the… Guest guitarist Robert Fripp delivers one of the sickest solos ever on the Kinks' "All Day And All Of The Night" in this Peter Gabriel set. Fripp Joins Gabriel at the Bottom Line, '78 Bottom Line Oct 4, 1978
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