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  1. King's X at Tramps, 1996 Rock King's X at Tramps, 1996 The power trio (guitarist Ty Tabor, bassist Doug Pinnick, drummer Jerry Gaskill) performs tunes from Ear Candy and Gretchen Goes to Nebraska. King's X at Tramps, 1996 Tramps Aug 7, 1996
  2. Happy Birthday, Queen Ida! Folk & Bluegrass Happy Birthday, Queen Ida! The Louisiana Creole accordianist, who turns 86 today, plays and sings a lively set of zydeco music at the 1988 Newport Folk Festival. Happy Birthday, Queen Ida! Newport Folk Festival Jul 1, 1988
  3. A Foo Fighters Premiere Rock A Foo Fighters Premiere Former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl, who turns 46 today, unveils his new band two months before the release of their debut in 1995. A Foo Fighters Premiere Tramps Apr 27, 1995
  4. Count Basie at Great American Music Hall Jazz Count Basie at Great Ameri… The legendary pianist-bandleader pilots his swinging Cadillac of big bands in this 1983 concert, less than six months before he died. Count Basie at Great American Music Hall Great American Music Hall Nov 6, 1983
  5. Happy Birthday, T-Bone! Rock Happy Birthday, T-Bone! Guitarist-producer T-Bone Burnett turns 66 today. Hear him with the Rolling Thunder Revue in 1975 and leading his own band in '91. Happy Birthday, T-Bone!
  6. A Grady Tate Birthday Playlist Jazz A Grady Tate Birthday Play… The redoubtably swinging drummer, who turns 83 today, is heard with Wes Montgomery, Joe Williams, Lionel Hampton, Red Norvo and others. A Grady Tate Birthday Playlist
  7. Kris Kristofferson at the Country Club Country Kris Kristofferson at the … The prolific singer/songwriter performs "Me and Bobbie McGee," "Help Me Make It Through the Night" and "Why Me" in this 1982 set. Kris Kristofferson at the Country Club Country Club Jun 25, 1982
  8. Taj Mahal Energizes the Fillmore West Rock Taj Mahal Energizes the Fi… The bluesman joins Elvin Bishop and Boz Scaggs on "We Gonna Rock" and "Long and Tall" in this 1971 farewell to the fabled rock palace. Taj Mahal Energizes the Fillmore West Fillmore West Jun 30, 1971
  9. Joe Pass' Six-String Mastery Jazz Joe Pass' Six-String Mastery The guitar virtuoso, who was born on this day in 1929, performs two solo medleys that cover the Great American Songbook in this '75 set. Joe Pass' Six-String Mastery Great American Music Hall Apr 26, 1975
  10. Uriah Heep's Greatest Hits Rock Uriah Heep's Greatest Hits The UK hard rockers, named after a Charles Dickens character, perform "Easy Livin'," "Stealin'" and "July Morning" in this '74 set. Uriah Heep's Greatest Hits San Diego Feb 8, 1974
  11. Video: Michael Brecker at Newport '98 Jazz watch video Video: Michael Brecker at … The late tenor sax titan and composer died on this day in 2007. See his powerhouse quartet perform tunes from Two Blocks from the Edge. Video: Michael Brecker at Newport '98 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 15, 1998
  12. Video: The Indomitable Teddy Pendergrass Rock watch video Video: The Indomitable Ted… The soulful R&B singer, who was paralyzed in a 1982 car crash, performs "Love TKO" and "Wake Up Everybody" in this 2002 concert. Video: The Indomitable Teddy Pendergrass Wiltern Theatre Feb 14, 2002
  13. Remembering George Duke Jazz Remembering George Duke The late keyboardist and fusion pioneer, who would've turned 69 today, performs tunes from his album Reach for It at the Bottom Line in 1977. Remembering George Duke Bottom Line Apr 21, 1977
  14. Primus at Woodstock '94 Rock watch video Primus at Woodstock '94 Bassist-singer Les Claypool leads the irreverent and quirky power trio on hard-hitting tunes from Sailing the Seas of Cheese and Pork Soda. Primus at Woodstock '94 Woodstock 94 Aug 14, 1994
  15. Alice Coltrane at Newport '67 Jazz Alice Coltrane at Newport '67 The late pianist-harpist-composer, who died on this day in 2007, performs "My Favorite Things" with her husband John's quintet. Alice Coltrane at Newport '67 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1966
  16. Mississippi Fred McDowell's Delta Blues Blues Mississippi Fred McDowell'… The country bluesman, who was born on this day in 1904, showcases his slide guitar work on a hypnotic "Fred's Worried Life Blues." Mississippi Fred McDowell's Delta Blues Newport Folk Festival Jul 27, 1968
  17. Ruth Brown Channels Billie Holiday Jazz Ruth Brown Channels Billie… The Queen of R&B, who was born on this day in 1928, performs a chilling rendition of "Gloomy Sunday" at the Apollo Theatre in 1973. Ruth Brown Channels Billie Holiday Apollo Theatre Jul 5, 1973
  18. Naomi Judd's Crossover Appeal Country Naomi Judd's Crossover Appeal The country-pop singer-songwriter, who turns 69 today, joins daughter Wynonna on their hits "Mama He's Crazy" and "Girls Night Out" in 1985. Naomi Judd's Crossover Appeal Hampton Coliseum Oct 27, 1985
  19. Remembering Clarence Clemons Rock Remembering Clarence Clemons The late "Big Man," who would've turned 73 today, plays a robust sax with his Red Bank Rockers in this 1983 set from Philadelphia. Remembering Clarence Clemons Ripley's Music Hall Nov 25, 1983
  20. Happy Birthday, Donald Fagen! Rock Happy Birthday, Donald Fagen! The Steely Dan co-founder turns 67 today. Hear his literary, sarcastic lyrics and jazz-influenced tunes from Countdown to Ecstasy in 1974. Happy Birthday, Donald Fagen! Paramount Theatre Seattle Jul 1, 1974
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