Concert Vault


  1. R.I.P. Charlie Haden Jazz R.I.P. Charlie Haden The bassist-composer-bandleader passed away today at age 76 after a prolonged illness. Hear him with the Keith Jarrett Quartet in '75 R.I.P. Charlie Haden Avery Fisher Hall Jul 3, 1975
  2. 'Honky Tonk Woman' Turns 45 Rock 'Honky Tonk Woman' Turns 45 This week in 1969, The Rolling Stones released their hit single. Hear it covered by Ike & Tina, Ian Hunter, Humble Pie and by the Stones. 'Honky Tonk Woman' Turns 45
  3. George Gershwin in Memoriam Jazz George Gershwin in Memoriam The prolific composer and contributor to the Great American Songbook died on this day in 1937. Hear his tunes interpreted by several artists. George Gershwin in Memoriam
  4. Garry Shandling at Comic Relief, '86 Comedy Garry Shandling at Comic R… The acerbic standup kills at this benefit concert featuring Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, George Carlin and Joe Piscopo. Garry Shandling at Comic Relief, '86 Universal Amphitheatre Mar 29, 1986
  5. A Richie Sambora Reunion? Rock A Richie Sambora Reunion? Rumors have the guitarist, who turns 55 today, returning to Bon Jovi for a 2014 tour. Meanwhile, hear them together in concert 30 years ago. A Richie Sambora Reunion? Ripley's Music Hall Mar 3, 1984
  6. The Chillest Playlist Jazz The Chillest Playlist Here's a good way to cool out on a hot summer's day -- soothing tunes from Pat Metheny, Dave Brubeck, Bill Evans, Stan Getz and more. The Chillest Playlist
  7. The Rascals Groovin' in '71 Rock The Rascals Groovin' in '71 Keyboardist-singer Felix Cavaliere leads a new edition of the popular '60s band on "Mustang Sally," "People Got To Be Free" and others. The Rascals Groovin' in '71 Fillmore West May 20, 1971
  8. A Jelly Roll Morton Tribute Jazz A Jelly Roll Morton Tribute In this 1973 concert, pianist Bob Greene and his eight-piece band play the music of the New Orleans legend, who died on this day in 1941. A Jelly Roll Morton Tribute Philharmonic Hall Jul 4, 1973
  9. A Bela Fleck Birthday Playlist Folk & Bluegrass A Bela Fleck Birthday Play… The banjo master, who turns 56 today, is heard here with the New Grass Revival in 1978 and with two editions of his band, the Flecktones. A Bela Fleck Birthday Playlist
  10. Remembering Lee Morgan Jazz Remembering Lee Morgan The late trumpeter, who was born on this day in 1938, sizzles with Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers on "M&M" and "Moanin'" at Newport '59. Remembering Lee Morgan Newport Jazz Festival Jul 4, 1959
  11. Triumph Lays It on the Line Rock Triumph Lays It on the Line Guitarist-singer Rik Emmett, who turns 61 today, leads the Canadian power trio on new material from Allied Forces in this 1981 concert. Triumph Lays It on the Line Cleveland Public Auditorium Oct 12, 1981
  12. Remembering Bon Scott Rock Remembering Bon Scott The late former lead singer of AC/DC was born on this day in 1946. Hear him premiering Highway to Hell with the group in 1979. Remembering Bon Scott Towson State College Oct 16, 1979
  13. The Avett Brothers' Rich Blend Indie The Avett Brothers' Rich B… The two North Carolina siblings mix elements of folk and bluegrass on "Laundry Room" and "Paranoia in B Major" in this intimate 2009 session. The Avett Brothers' Rich Blend Big Orange Studios Jul 27, 2009
  14. Billy "Crash" Craddock Sings Golden Oldies Country Billy "Crash" Craddock Sin… The country-rocker delivers raucous covers of "Blue Suede Shoes," "Great Balls of Fire," "Jailhouse Rock" and "Happy Days" in this 1983 set. Billy "Crash" Craddock Sings Golden Oldies Thunder Valley Raceway May 28, 1983
  15. Dinah Washington at Newport '55 Jazz Dinah Washington at Newpor… The jazz diva sings "Pennies From Heaven" and "Teach Me Tonight" with drummer Max Roach, pianist Richie Powell and bassist George Morrow. Dinah Washington at Newport '55 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 16, 1955
  16. Galactic Puts Up the Funk Rock Galactic Puts Up the Funk Drummer Stanton Moore, who turns 41 today, fuels the New Orleans funkateers on "Sweetback" and "Start From Scratch" in this 1979 set. Galactic Puts Up the Funk Calaveras County Fairgrounds May 30, 1999
  17. Louis Jordan Lets the Good Times Roll Jazz Louis Jordan Lets the Good… The jump blues jivester and grandfather of rock 'n' roll was born on this day in 1908. Hear him sit in with the Cab Calloway Orchestra in 1973. Louis Jordan Lets the Good Times Roll Carnegie Hall Jul 6, 1973
  18. Andrew Bird's Engaging Ditties Indie Andrew Bird's Engaging Dit… The whistler-violinist with the massive cult following performs at Central Park in NYC tonight. Hear him in this 2007 Daytrotter session. Andrew Bird's Engaging Ditties Daytrotter Studio Oct 29, 2007
  19. All Hail the King! Blues All Hail the King! The inspirational movie of blues legend B.B. King, The Life of Riley, was released on DVD this week. Hear him in this smokin' set from '67. All Hail the King! Winterland Dec 8, 1967
  20. Happy Birthday, Jaimoe! Rock watch video Happy Birthday, Jaimoe! The longtime Allman Brothers Band drummer turns 70 today. See him in action with the ultimate jam band in this '94 Woodstock video. Happy Birthday, Jaimoe! Woodstock 94 Aug 14, 1994
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