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  1. Video: Janis Ian's Intimate Confessions Folk & Bluegrass watch video Video: Janis Ian's Intimat…The singer-songwriter, who just turned 63, performs her bittersweet hit song about teenage angst, "At Seventeen," in this 1976 concert.
  2. Video: Herbie Mann at Newport '89 Jazz watch video Video: Herbie Mann at Newp…The late flutist-composer and world music pioneer performs a reggae remake of his 1962 signature song "Comin' Home Baby" with his sextet.
  3. Joan Jett at the Ritz Rock Joan Jett at the Ritz Joan & the Blackhearts rock the Ritz on New Years Eve in 1981, featuring their own hits as well as great covers of "Rebel, Rebel" and "Summertime Blues."
  4. Video: Huey Lewis' First Band Rock watch video Video: Huey Lewis' First BandBefore he formed The News, the soulful singer and harmonica player fronted the Bay Area band Clover. See them in a '75 Winterland set.
  5. Video: Mahalia Jackson's Tribute to Pops Jazz watch video Video: Mahalia Jackson's T…After an inspired rendition of "Closer Walk with Thee," the gospel star is joined on stage by Louis Armstrong himself at '70 Newport.
  6. A Dave Edmunds Birthday Playlist Rock A Dave Edmunds Birthday Pl…The Welsh roots rocker turns 70 today. Hear him with partner Nick Lowe in Rockpile, leading his own band and fronting an all-star revue.
  7. Roy Clark Pickin' 'n Grinnin' Country Roy Clark Pickin' 'n Grinn…The guitarist and "Hee Haw" star turns 81 today. Hear him play "(Ghost) Riders in the Sky" and "Foggy Mountain Breakdown" in this '82 set.
  8. Video: Spyro Gyra's 'Point of View' Jazz watch video Video: Spyro Gyra's 'Point…The versatile crew, led by saxman Jay Beckenstein, shifts from swing to funk to smooth jazz in premiering their new album at Newport '89.
  9. Remembering Sammy Price Blues Remembering Sammy PriceThe boogie woogie and jump blues pianist passed away on this day in 1992. Hear him in an all-star blues bash at Newport in 1960.
  10. Video: Billy Bragg at SWSW, 2013 Folk & Bluegrass watch video Video: Billy Bragg at SWSW…The British troubadour premieres incisive new tunes from Tooth & Nail while mocking hipsters in-between songs at the annual Austin bash.
  11. Video: Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow Rock watch video Video: Ritchie Blackmore's…The neo-classical/metal guitar hero turns 69 today. See him unleash his potent chops on "Man on the Silver Mountain" in this '79 set.
  12. Happy Birthday, Loretta Lynn! Country Happy Birthday, Loretta Lynn!The country music legend turns 82 today. Hear her sing her theme song, "Coal Miner's Daughter," and "Honky Tonk Girl" in this 1981 concert.
  13. 'Time Has Come' for The Chambers Brothers Rock 'Time Has Come' for The Ch…Hear the four brothers from Mississippi evolve from gospel-Delta blues vocal quartet in 1964 to hippie funk-rock band in 1969.
  14. A Jack Casady Birthday Playlist Rock A Jack Casady Birthday Pla…The iconic rock bassist turns 70 today. Hear him in concert with Jefferson Airplane and Hot Tuna in this three-hour playlist.
  15. Video: Herbie Hancock at Newport '04 Jazz watch video Video: Herbie Hancock at N…The legendary pianist-composer, who turns 74 today, explores with an all-star collective of Wayne Shorter, Dave Holland and Brian Blade.
  16. God Bless Tiny TIm Folk & Bluegrass God Bless Tiny TImThe singer-ukulele player with the distinctive falsetto voice performs both Sonny's and Cher's parts on "I Got You Babe" at the Fillmore in '68
  17. New Video: Bob Dylan in 1988 Rock watch video New Video: Bob Dylan in 1988Witness a brief but captivating acoustic performance from one of the most important American songwriters of the 20th century.
  18. R.I.P. Jesse Winchester Folk & Bluegrass R.I.P. Jesse WinchesterThe '70s soft rock singer-songwriter passed away today at age 69. Hear him perform material from his Nothing But a Breeze in this '77 set.
  19. Randy Weston's African Rhythms Jazz Randy Weston's African Rhy…The pianist-composer leads an 18-piece band with conductor-arranger Melba Liston, saxman Billy Harper and bassist Ron Carter in this '73 set.
  20. Video: moe. at Woodstock '99 Indie watch video Video: moe. at Woodstock '99The upstate New York band blends clever songwriting with guitar-heavy jamming on tunes from their album Tin Cans & Car Tires.
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