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  1. A Jimi Hendrix Memorial Playlist Rock A Jimi Hendrix Memorial Pl… The greatest guitarist in rock history died this week in 1970. Hear his six-string genius in these special moments culled from the Vault. A Jimi Hendrix Memorial Playlist
  2. The Flying Burrito Byrds Country The Flying Burrito Byrds Head back to the Whisky A-Go-Go in 1970 to hear an historic country-rock jam session, when The Byrds joined The Flying Burrito Brothers on stage. The Flying Burrito Byrds Whisky A Go-Go Sep 19, 1970
  3. A Hank Williams Birthday Tribute Country A Hank Williams Birthday T… The country music legend was born on this day in 1923. Hear his tunes interpreted by George Jones, Dottie West and Hank Jr. in this playlist. A Hank Williams Birthday Tribute
  4. R.I.P. Jackie Cain Jazz R.I.P. Jackie Cain Half of the husband-wife vocal team Jackie & Roy passed away last night at age 85. Hear them perform an all-Alec Wilder program in 1974. R.I.P. Jackie Cain Avery Fisher Hall Jul 3, 1974
  5. Pentangle Plays Berkeley, 1970 Folk & Bluegrass Pentangle Plays Berkeley, … The rootsy British quintet, featuring guitarists John Renbourn and Bert Jansch and singer Jacqui McShee, blends Celtic, blues and jazz flavors. Pentangle Plays Berkeley, 1970 Berkeley Community Theatre May 29, 1970
  6. Happy Birthday, Fee Waybill! Rock watch video Happy Birthday, Fee Waybill! The theatrical frontman for The Tubes turns 64 today. See him in his Quay Lewd character in this "White Punks on Dope" video from 1975. Happy Birthday, Fee Waybill! Winterland Dec 31, 1975
  7. Eric Clapton's 'I Shot The Sheriff' Rock Eric Clapton's 'I Shot The… 40 years ago, Eric Clapton hit #1 with his version a Bob Marley classic. Hear Slowhand wail on it in 1985. Eric Clapton's 'I Shot The Sheriff' Richmond Coliseum Apr 22, 1985
  8. Duke Ellington Records a Classic Jazz Duke Ellington Records a C… The maestro first recorded "In a Mellow Tone" in 1940. Hear versions of that Duke classic by Sarah Vaughan, Clark Terry and Teddy Wilson. Duke Ellington Records a Classic
  9. Happy Birthday, Jon Hendricks! Jazz Happy Birthday, Jon Hendri… The vocalese master turns 93 today. Hear him scatting and harmonizing with Lambert, Hendricks & Ross at the 1960 Newport Jazz Festival. Happy Birthday, Jon Hendricks! Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1960
  10. All Hail the Blues King! Blues All Hail the Blues King! Riley "B.B." King turns 89 this week. Hear his signature sweet string bends on his guitar Lucille and soulful vocals on this birthday playlist. All Hail the Blues King!
  11. Remembering Mary Travers Folk & Bluegrass watch video Remembering Mary Travers The former member of Peter, Paul & Mary died this week in 2009. See them perform "If I Had a Hammer" and "Blowin' in the Wind" in 1986. Remembering Mary Travers Giants Stadium Jun 15, 1986
  12. John Mellencamp On Top Rock John Mellencamp On Top American Fool was released back in 1982. Check out Cougar on tour for the album, playing hits like "Jack & Diane" and "Hurts So Good." John Mellencamp On Top Pershing Auditorium Aug 12, 1982
  13. A Bill Evans Memorial Playlist Jazz A Bill Evans Memorial Play… The influential pianist who introduced a new aesthetic to jazz in the late '50s died on this day in 1980. Hear his best moments from the Vault. A Bill Evans Memorial Playlist
  14. J Mascis Shreds Video watch video J Mascis Shreds You've never heard an acoustic guitar sound like this. Watch J Mascis tear it up at SXSW, 2011. J Mascis Shreds Stage On Sixth Mar 17, 2011
  15. A Salute to Johnny Ramone Rock watch video A Salute to Johnny Ramone The late guitarist died on this day in 2004. See him perform "Rockaway Beach," "Bliztkrieg Bop" and others with The Ramones in this '78 video. A Salute to Johnny Ramone Winterland Dec 28, 1978
  16. Roy Acuff at '68 Newport Folk Fest Country Roy Acuff at '68 Newport F… The country legend, who was born on this day in 1903, plays "Wabash Cannonball" and "Great Speckled Bird" with his Smoky Mountain Boys. Roy Acuff at '68 Newport Folk Fest Newport Folk Festival Jul 27, 1968
  17. R.I.P. Joe Sample Jazz watch video R.I.P. Joe Sample The pianist and co-founder of The Crusaders passed away on Friday. See him perform his composition "Carmel" in this 1987 Newport video. R.I.P. Joe Sample Newport Jazz Festival Aug 15, 1987
  18. Remembering Fred "Sonic" Smith Rock Remembering Fred "Sonic" S… The late guitarist was born this week in 1945. Hear him "Kick Out The Jams" with Detroit's proto-punk band MC5 in this 1968 concert. Remembering Fred "Sonic" Smith Sturgis Armory Jun 27, 1968
  19. Carolina Chocolate Drops at Daytrotter Folk & Bluegrass Carolina Chocolate Drops a… The foursome from Durham plays "Po' Black Sheep," "Skillet Good and Greasy" and other old-timey string band tunes in this 2011 set. Carolina Chocolate Drops at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio May 19, 2011
  20. Iggy Pop's Lust For Life Tour Rock Iggy Pop's Lust For Life Tour Iggy and his all-star backing band, featuring David Bowie on piano and vocals, tear through this set of punk rock classics in 1977. Iggy Pop's Lust For Life Tour Agora Ballroom Mar 21, 1977
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