Concert Vault

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  1. Happy Birthday, Lionel Richie! Rock Happy Birthday, Lionel Ric… The prolific pop songwriter, who turns 66 today, performs his infectious hits "All Night Long" and "Dancing on the Ceiling" in 1986. Happy Birthday, Lionel Richie! Houston, TX Dec 3, 1986
  2. Chet Atkins in Nashville, '85 Country Chet Atkins in Nashville, '85 The Country Gentleman guitar picker, who would've turned 91 today, performs "Vincent" and "Ready for the Times to Get Better" in this set. Chet Atkins in Nashville, '85 Nashville Jun 6, 1985
  3. Jerry Garcia Band at French's Camp Rock Jerry Garcia Band at Frenc… On this day in 1987, Ben & Jerry's introduced their new flavor. Hear its namesake cover "Think" and "Tangled Up in Blue" that summer. Jerry Garcia Band at French's Camp French's Camp Aug 29, 1987
  4. Skip James' Dark Delta Muse Blues Skip James' Dark Delta Muse The Mississippi bluesman performs ominous numbers like "Devil Got My Woman" and his famed "I'm So Glad" at the '68 Hampton jazz Fest. Skip James' Dark Delta Muse Hampton Jazz Festival Jun 27, 1968
  5. Video: Lizz Wright at Newport 2003 Jazz watch video Video: Lizz Wright at Newp… The dynamic singer-songwriter performs "Blue Rose," "Afro Blue," "Walk With Me, Lord" and other tunes from her acclaimed debut album, Salt. Video: Lizz Wright at Newport 2003 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 10, 2003
  6. Calamity Jane at the Palomino, '82 Country Calamity Jane at the Palom… The all-female country band, featuring the songwriting duo of Mary Ann Kennedy and Pamela Rose, plays tunes from their self-titled debut. Calamity Jane at the Palomino, '82 Palomino May 19, 1982
  7. New From the Vault: Saxon Invades Boston Rock New From the Vault: Saxon … Singer Biff Byford leads the British heavy metal band on new tunes from their platinum-selling Innocence Is No Excuse in this 1986 set. New From the Vault: Saxon Invades Boston Paradise Feb 12, 1986
  8. Happy Birthday, Sir Paul! Rock Happy Birthday, Sir Paul! Macca turns 73 today. Hear him perform several hits by the Beatles and Wings in a 1990 concert, and in a 1989 press conference. Happy Birthday, Sir Paul!
  9. Video: George Benson's Big Boss Band Jazz watch video Video: George Benson's Big… The guitarist-singer performs "Without a Song," "Skylark" and "On Green Dolphin Street" with the Count Basie Orchestra at Newport '90. Video: George Benson's Big Boss Band Newport Jazz Festival Aug 19, 1990
  10. Jimi's Pyrotechnic 'Wild Thing' Rock Jimi's Pyrotechnic 'Wild T… On this day in 1967, Hendrix lit his Strat on fire at the Monterey Pop Festival. Hear him conclude this '68 Winterland set with that anthem. Jimi's Pyrotechnic 'Wild Thing' Winterland Oct 12, 1968
  11. Asleep at the Wheel's Texas Swing Country Asleep at the Wheel's Texa… Guitarist-singer Ray Benson leads the Austin-based band on "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie," "Ghost Dancer" and "Cajun Stripper" in this 1977 set. Asleep at the Wheel's Texas Swing Bottom Line Dec 15, 1977
  12. Remembering Clarence Clemons Rock Remembering Clarence Clemons The Big Man died on this day in 2011. Hear him with his Red Bank Rockers and with Bruce Springsteen & the E-Street Band in this playlist. Remembering Clarence Clemons
  13. U2's 'October' Tour, 1981 Rock U2's 'October' Tour, 1981 The Dublin band premieres tunes from their 2nd album, including "Gloria" and "I Threw A Brick Through a Window" in a set from Boston. U2's 'October' Tour, 1981 Orpheum Theatre Nov 14, 1981
  14. Sonny Rollins Quintet in NYC, '73 Jazz Sonny Rollins Quintet in N… The tenor sax titan fills prestigious Philharmonic Hall with his robust tones on "Alfie's Theme," "Love Letters" and "There Is No Greater Love." Sonny Rollins Quintet in NYC, '73 Philharmonic Hall Jun 30, 1973
  15. Video: P-Funk All-Stars at Woodstock '99 Rock watch video Video: P-Funk All-Stars at… George Clinton leads a funky aggregation including Bootsy Collins and Bernie Worrell on "We Want the Funk," "Atomic Dog" and "Flashlight." Video: P-Funk All-Stars at Woodstock '99 Woodstock 99 West Stage Jul 23, 1999
  16. Tammy Wynette at Giants Stadium, 1980 Country Tammy Wynette at Giants St… The Country Queen headlines an all-star show in New Jersey, performing her hits "D-I-V-O-R-C-E" and "Stand By Your Man." Tammy Wynette at Giants Stadium, 1980 Jun 1, 1980
  17. Video: Taj Mahal Plays Montreux Blues watch video Video: Taj Mahal Plays Mon… The blues troubadour, who is currently on sabbatical until August, performs "Think," "She Caught the Katy" and "Mr. Pitiful" in 1997. Video: Taj Mahal Plays Montreux Miles Davis Hall Jul 5, 1997
  18. Video: Femi Kuti's Mesmerizing Grooves Folk & Bluegrass watch video Video: Femi Kuti's Mesmeri… The Nigerian singer-songwriter-saxophonist and eldest son of Afro-beat pioneer Fela Kuti turns 53 today. See him at Newport 2000. Video: Femi Kuti's Mesmerizing Grooves Newport Jazz Festival Aug 12, 2000
  19. Billy 'Crash' Craddock's Downhome Tales Country Billy 'Crash' Craddock's D… The country star, who turns 76 today, performs his hits "Rub It In" and "Broken Down in Tiny Pieces," and covers "Blueberry Hill" in this '83 set. Billy 'Crash' Craddock's Downhome Tales Thunder Valley Raceway May 28, 1983
  20. Belushi & Aykroyd on the Blues Brothers Interviews Belushi & Aykroyd on the B… On this day in 1980, The Blues Brothers movie premiered in Chicago. Hear the stars talk about their love of blues in this fascinating interview. Belushi & Aykroyd on the Blues Brothers Dec 24, 1978
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