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  1. Remembering Dr. Billy Taylor Jazz Remembering Dr. Billy Taylor The late pianist-educator and Art Tatum protege was born this week in 1921. Hear him stretch on "Stella by Starlight" in this '73 solo set. Remembering Dr. Billy Taylor Carnegie Hall Jul 7, 1973
  2. Just Added: Average White Band in Boston Rock Just Added: Average White … The Scottish funk band performs their million-selling instrumental hit "Pick Up the Pieces" and the slow-grooving "School Boy Crush" in '78. Just Added: Average White Band in Boston Boston College Apr 28, 1978
  3. Just Added: Devo in Central Park, 1980 Rock Just Added: Devo in Centra… The post-punk art rockers perform quirky anthems like "Whip It," "Mongoloid" and "Jocko Homo" and cover the Stones' "Satisfaction." Just Added: Devo in Central Park, 1980 Central Park Jul 21, 1980
  4. The Five Blind Boys of Alabama Testify Folk & Bluegrass The Five Blind Boys of Ala… Clarence Fountain and Jimmy Carter lead the gospel group on "Brother Moses" and other tunes from Deep River in this 1994 concert. The Five Blind Boys of Alabama Testify Central Park Jul 8, 1994
  5. Hello...My Name Is Johnny Cash Country Hello...My Name Is Johnny … The Man in Black performs his signature tunes "Folsom Prison Blues" and "Ring Of Fire" at the 1995 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame show. Hello...My Name Is Johnny Cash
  6. Happy Birthday, Janis Siegel! Jazz Happy Birthday, Janis Siegel! Hear the Manhattan Transfer vocalist blend with her fellow singers on jazz gems like "Jeanine," "Birdland" and "Four Brothers" in 1983. Happy Birthday, Janis Siegel! South Shore Music Circus Jul 31, 1983
  7. Just Added: Diana Ross at Central Park, '83 Rock Just Added: Diana Ross at … The pop diva sings a Motown medley, "Lady Sings the Blues," Stevie Wonder's "Ribbon in the Sky" and Michael Jackson's "Beat It." Just Added: Diana Ross at Central Park, '83 Central Park Jul 22, 1983
  8. Slash and friends Rock Slash and friends Hear the guitarist formerly known as Saul Hudson with Carole King in '93, and hear his "Red House" collaboration with Boz Scaggs in '95. Slash and friends
  9. One Nation Under George Clinton Rock One Nation Under George Cl… The Godfather of Funk, who turned 74 this week, leads the P-Funk All-Stars on "Cosmic Slop," "Flashlight" and "Atomic Dog" in this '95 set. One Nation Under George Clinton Laguna Seca Raceway May 27, 1995
  10. Remembering Percy Humphrey Jazz Remembering Percy Humphrey The New Orleans trumpeter, who died this week in 1995, leads the Preservation Hall Jazz Band on "Ice Cream" and other tunes in a '73 set. Remembering Percy Humphrey Philharmonic Hall Jul 4, 1973
  11. Al Di Meola's Fretboard Flash Jazz Al Di Meola's Fretboard Flash The fusion guitar hero unleashes his signature speed licks on tunes from Elegant Gypsy and Casino in this '78 set Al Di Meola's Fretboard Flash Palladium May 5, 1978
  12. R.I.P. Theodore Bikel Folk & Bluegrass R.I.P. Theodore Bikel The actor, troubadour and civil rights activist died Monday at age 91. Hear him sing in Yiddish, Spanish and Ukranian at '68 Newport. R.I.P. Theodore Bikel Newport Folk Festival Jul 27, 1968
  13. The B-52's Biggest Show of 1980 Rock The B-52's Biggest Show of… The B-52's played for their largest crowd yet at the 1980 heatwave festival, debuting some never-before-heard material. The B-52's Biggest Show of 1980 Heatwave Festival Aug 23, 1980
  14. Pearl Jam's Ferocious Riffing Rock Pearl Jam's Ferocious Riffing Eddie Vedder fronts the Seattle grunge band in premiering tunes from Vitology like "Whipping" and "Satan's Bed" in this 1994 concert. Pearl Jam's Ferocious Riffing Fox Theatre Atlanta Apr 3, 1994
  15. Video: Stanley Clarke Band, '79 Jazz watch video Video: Stanley Clarke Band… The bassist-composer leads his potent fusion group on Return To Forever's "Beyond the Seventh Galaxy" and his signature "School Days." Video: Stanley Clarke Band, '79 Oct 12, 1979
  16. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Jumpin' Jive Rock Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Jum… The Southern California retro-swing band plays Cab Calloway's "Minnie the Moocher" and their jump blues single "Go Daddy-O" in this '98 set. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy's Jumpin' Jive Calaveras County Fairgrounds May 24, 1998
  17. Video: Muddy Waters at the Ash Grove Blues watch video Video: Muddy Waters at the… See the Chicago blues icon perform his signature tunes "Hoochie Coochie Man," "Long Distance Call" and "Got My Mojo Working" in 1971. Video: Muddy Waters at the Ash Grove Ash Grove Jul 29, 1971
  18. Alabama Plays the Salt Palace Country Alabama Plays the Salt Palace The country rock group covers Creedence Clearwater Revival's "Green River" and the Marshall Tucker Band's "Can't You See" in this '81 set. Alabama Plays the Salt Palace Salt Palace Mar 20, 1981
  19. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers in London Rock Tom Petty & The Heartbreak… The heartland rockers bring their quintessentially American sound to the Hammersmith-Odeon on their 1980 Damn the Torpedoes tour. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers in London Hammersmith Odeon Mar 6, 1980
  20. Remembering Mingus' Masterpiece Jazz Remembering Mingus' Master… In July of 1957, the prolific bassist-composer Charles Mingus recorded Tijuana Moods. Hear him at the 1977 Nice Jazz Festival. Remembering Mingus' Masterpiece Grande Parade du Jazz Jul 13, 1977
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