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  1. A Billy Cobham Birthday Playlist Jazz A Billy Cobham Birthday Pl… The powerhouse drummer turns 72 today. Hear him leading own band and fueling the Mahavishnu Orchestra and Bobby and The Midnites. A Billy Cobham Birthday Playlist
  2. The Irrepressible Swing of Betty Carter Jazz The Irrepressible Swing of… The incendiary scat singer, born on this day in 1929, turns in fiery renditions of "Please Do Something" and "Sounds (Moving On)" in 1978. The Irrepressible Swing of Betty Carter Avery Fisher Hall Jun 25, 1978
  3. King Crimson at the Fillmore, '69 Rock King Crimson at the Fillmo… Guitarist Robert Fripp, who turns 70 today, leads the prog-rockers on "The Court of the Crimson King" and "21st Century Schizoid Man." King Crimson at the Fillmore, '69 Fillmore West Dec 14, 1969
  4. Jonathan Richman's Quirky Gems Folk & Bluegrass watch video Jonathan Richman's Quirky … The singer-songwriter performs "Nineteen in Naples" and the title track from the movie There's Something About Mary in this '98 concert video. Jonathan Richman's Quirky Gems Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 17, 1998
  5. Ronnie James Dio In Memoriam Rock Ronnie James Dio In Memoriam The Elfin King, who died on this day in 2010, delivers with typical intensity on "Stand Up And Shout" and others from Holy Diver in '84. Ronnie James Dio In Memoriam Spectrum Aug 25, 1984
  6. Elvis Costello & the Attractions in Ontario Rock Elvis Costello & the Attra… The prolific singer-songwriter perorms power pop fare like "Accidents Will Happen," "Alison" and "Pump it Up" at the 1980 Heatwave Festival. Elvis Costello & the Attractions in Ontario Heatwave Festival Aug 23, 1980
  7. Etta James at Tramps, '93 Blues Etta James at Tramps, '93 The powerful singer blends R&B, rock and blues on her classics "At Last," "I'd Rather Go Blind" and "Your Good Thing Is About to End." Etta James at Tramps, '93 Tramps Nov 3, 1993
  8. Remembering B.B. King Blues Remembering B.B. King The King of the Blues died on this day last year. Hear him in a playlist spanning 40 years, from Winterland '67 to the 2007 Newport Jazzfest. Remembering B.B. King
  9. A Jack Bruce Birthday Playlist Rock A Jack Bruce Birthday Play… The late bassist was born on this day in 1943. Hear him with Cream in the '60s, leading his own band in the '70s and in a 1988 interview. A Jack Bruce Birthday Playlist
  10. Happy Birthday To Ya, Stevie! Rock Happy Birthday To Ya, Stevie! The genius Steveland Hardaway Morris (aka Stevie Wonder) turns 66 today. Hear him play his hits in this 3-hour set from hometown Detroit. Happy Birthday To Ya, Stevie! Masonic Temple Theatre Apr 14, 1984
  11. A Gil Evans Birthday Salute Jazz A Gil Evans Birthday Salute The late composer-arranger, who was born in Toronto on this day in 1912, conducts his big band in this '73 set from Philharmonic Hall. A Gil Evans Birthday Salute Philharmonic Hall Jun 30, 1973
  12. NEW: Tom Dickie & the Desires at Paradise Rock NEW: Tom Dickie & the Desi… The Boston rockers play "Downtown Talk," "You've Lost," "Inside You're Someone Else" and other tunes from their 1981 debut, Competition. NEW: Tom Dickie & the Desires at Paradise Paradise May 16, 1981
  13. Chet Baker In Memoriam Jazz Chet Baker In Memoriam The great trumpeter-singer died on this day in 1988 when he fell out a window from his hotel room in Amsterdam. Hear him in this 1982 set. Chet Baker In Memoriam Great American Music Hall Sep 9, 1982
  14. NEW: The Waitresses Strut in Boston Rock NEW: The Waitresses Strut … Singer Patty Donahue fronts the post-punk band from Akron on "I Know What Boys Like" and "Hump Day" in this 1982 set from club Paradise. NEW: The Waitresses Strut in Boston Paradise Apr 2, 1982
  15. NEW: Wendy Waldman at Paradise, 1980 Rock NEW: Wendy Waldman at Para… The prolific L.A. songwriter lends her distinctive vocals to "Hard Times," "The Wind in New York City" and other tunes from Strange Company. NEW: Wendy Waldman at Paradise, 1980 Paradise Aug 13, 1978
  16. Billy Swan Can Help Country Billy Swan Can Help The singer-songwriter, who turns 74 today, performs his 1974 hit single "I Can Help" and "Your Picture Still Loves Me" in this '82 set. Billy Swan Can Help Country Club Jul 3, 1982
  17. NEW: Utopia Salutes the Beatles Rock NEW: Utopia Salutes the Be… Todd Rundgren leads the progressive group on new material from Deface the Music, their homage to the Fab Four, in this 1980 set. NEW: Utopia Salutes the Beatles Capitol Theatre Oct 31, 1980
  18. Video: Diana Krall, the Queen of Cool Jazz watch video Video: Diana Krall, the Qu… The pianist-singer swings in typically smoldering fashion on "I Love Being Here With You," "Peel Me a Grape" and "Route 66" at '99 Newport. Video: Diana Krall, the Queen of Cool Newport Jazz Festival Aug 15, 1999
  19. Video: Steve Winwood & Traffic at Woodstock Rock watch video Video: Steve Winwood & Tra… The soulful singer and multi-instrumentalist, who turns 68 today, performs "Dear Mr. Fantasy" and "Gimme Some Lovin'" in this '94 set. Video: Steve Winwood & Traffic at Woodstock Woodstock 94 Aug 14, 1994
  20. A Salute to Noel Redding Rock A Salute to Noel Redding The Jimi Hendrix Experience bassist died on this day in 2003. Hear him on classics like "Foxy Lady," "Purple Haze" and "Fire" in this playlist. A Salute to Noel Redding
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