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  1. Sleepy John Estes at Avery Fisher Hall, '74 Blues Sleepy John Estes at Avery… The country blues guitarist with the high crying vocals joins harmonica ace Hammie Nixon on "Rats in My Kitchen" and "President Kennedy." Sleepy John Estes at Avery Fisher Hall, '74 Avery Fisher Hall Jun 30, 1974
  2. Benny Golson With the Jazztet Jazz Benny Golson With the Jazztet The hard bop legend, who turns 87 today, delivers the hip spoken word intro to "Killer Joe" in this swinging set from the 1960 Newport Jazzfest. Benny Golson With the Jazztet Newport Jazz Festival Jun 30, 1960
  3. The Smashing Pumpkins at Tramps, '99 Rock The Smashing Pumpkins at T… Guitarist-singer-songwriter Billy Corgan leads the band on "The Imploding Voice" and new tunes from Machina/The Machines of God The Smashing Pumpkins at Tramps, '99 Tramps Apr 14, 1999
  4. Warren Zevon in Philly, 1980 Rock Warren Zevon in Philly, 1980 The enigmatic "Excitable Boy," born on this day in 1947, performs "Werewolves of London" and his ode to quirky Red Sox pitcher Bill Lee. Warren Zevon in Philly, 1980 Tower Theater Apr 22, 1980
  5. Remembering John Belushi Blues watch video Remembering John Belushi The late comedian, who would've turned 67 today, plays "Joliet" Jake Blues to Dan Aykroyd's Elwood Blues in this Blues Brothers set from '78. Remembering John Belushi Winterland Dec 31, 1978
  6. Cheap Trick at Tramps, '94 Rock Cheap Trick at Tramps, '94 Singer Robin Zander, who turns 63 today, leads the power pop group on "I Want You To Want Me" and a cover of "Magical Mystery Tour." Cheap Trick at Tramps, '94 Tramps Sep 20, 1994
  7. A Gary Burton Birthday Playlist Jazz A Gary Burton Birthday Pla… The vibraphonist-educator turns 73 today. Hear him with Stan Getz at Newport '64 and leading his own groundbreaking quartet in 1967. A Gary Burton Birthday Playlist
  8. Journey Introduces Steve Perry Rock Journey Introduces Steve P… The singer, who turns 67 today, premieres with the San Francisco band on "Wheel in the Sky" and other tunes from Infinity in this '78 set. Journey Introduces Steve Perry Palladium May 28, 1978
  9. Video: CB Brand at the Huichica Festival Country watch video Video: CB Brand at the Hui… The Cali-country band performs rootsy tunes like "She Came With a Whiskey" and "Let's Go Get Stoned" in this 2011 set from Sonoma. Video: CB Brand at the Huichica Festival Gundlach Bundschu Winery Jun 4, 2011
  10. J.J. Johnson at Newport '64 Jazz J.J. Johnson at Newport '64 The father of bebop trombone, born on this day in 1924, stretches on Trane's "Impressions" and re-imagine "When The Saints Go Marchin' In." J.J. Johnson at Newport '64 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 4, 1964
  11. Snooks Eaglin With the Wild Magnolias Rock Snooks Eaglin With the Wil… The late New Orleans guitar great, who would've turned 80 today, joins the Mardi Gras Indian troupe on "Smoke My Peace Pipe" in this '74 set. Snooks Eaglin With the Wild Magnolias Pope Auditorium, Fordham University Jul 2, 1974
  12. A Salute to Juan Tizol Jazz A Salute to Juan Tizol The Puerto Rican trombonist and Duke Ellington sideman was born on this day in 1900. Hear his most famous tune, "Caravan," in this playlist. A Salute to Juan Tizol
  13. Video: Richie Havens at Newport, '08 Folk & Bluegrass watch video Video: Richie Havens at Ne… The late iconic folk singer would've turned 75 today. See him perform "All Along the Watchtower" and "Won't Get Fooled Again" in a solo set. Video: Richie Havens at Newport, '08 Newport Folk Festival Aug 2, 2008
  14. Muddy Waters in Newport, '69 Blues Muddy Waters in Newport, '69 On this day in 1987, the bluesman was inducted into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame. Hear him sing "Got My Mojo Working" at the Folk Festival. Muddy Waters in Newport, '69 Newport Folk Festival Jul 18, 1969
  15. Con Hunley at Billy Bob's, '82 Country Con Hunley at Billy Bob's,… The Knoxville-born singer performs "This Ol' Cowboy's Going Home," "Honky Tonk Angels" and "Weekend Friend" in this set from Fort Worth. Con Hunley at Billy Bob's, '82 Billy Bob's Feb 26, 1982
  16. Tears For Fears in London, '85 Rock Tears For Fears in London,… The British synth-pop duo plays their hit singles "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" and "Shout" on their Songs From the Big Chair tour. Tears For Fears in London, '85 Hammersmith Odeon Jun 10, 1985
  17. Peggy Lee In Memoriam Jazz Peggy Lee In Memoriam The classy singer-songwriter died on this day in 2002. Hear her perform "Fly Me To The Moon" and "Them There Eyes" in this '84 set. Peggy Lee In Memoriam Resorts Aug 9, 1984
  18. The Return of the Violent Femmes Rock The Return of the Violent … After a 15-year hiatus from recording, the trio just released a single from its upcoming We Can Do Anything. Hear them at Tramps in 1999. The Return of the Violent Femmes Tramps Jul 29, 1999
  19. Ed Bruce at Danny's in Rhode Island, '82 Country Ed Bruce at Danny's in Rho… The singer-songwriter with the deep baritone voice performs his outlaw anthem "Mammas Don't Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Cowboys." Ed Bruce at Danny's in Rhode Island, '82 Danny's Aug 1, 1982
  20. Remembering David 'Fathead' Newman Jazz Remembering David 'Fathead… The soulful saxophonist died on this day in 2009. Hear his robust tenor tone with Ray Charles and Herbie Mann in this two-hour playlist. Remembering David 'Fathead' Newman
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