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  1. George Benson Jamming at Newport Jazz George Benson Jamming at N… The rising star guitarist showcases his stunning chops on "Shape of Jazz to Come" and "Straight No Chase" in this 1969 concert. George Benson Jamming at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1969
  2. Happy Birthday, Joe Jackson! Rock watch video Happy Birthday, Joe Jackson! The pop singer-songwriter, who turns 60 today, performs "On Your Radio" and others at the peak of new wave in this 1980 concert video. Happy Birthday, Joe Jackson! Capitol Theatre Feb 15, 1980
  3. Jethro Tull at Tanglewood, 1970 Rock watch video Jethro Tull at Tanglewood,… See flutist, vocalist and wild-haired frontman Ian Anderson, who turns 67 today, lead the group on "Nothing is Easy" in this concert video. Jethro Tull at Tanglewood, 1970 Tanglewood Jul 7, 1970
  4. Ronnie Spector's Rootsy Anthems Rock Ronnie Spector's Rootsy An… The former lead singer for '60s girl group The Ronettes performs her hits "Be My Baby" and "Da Doo Ron Ron" at the Latin Quarter in 1987. Ronnie Spector's Rootsy Anthems Latin Quarter Feb 19, 1987
  5. Happy Birthday, Jack DeJohnette! Jazz Happy Birthday, Jack DeJoh… The multi-directional drummer-composer-bandleader turns 72 today. Hear him perform tunes from Cosmic Chicken in this 1975 concert. Happy Birthday, Jack DeJohnette! Great American Music Hall Oct 11, 1975
  6. The Raelettes at the Fillmore East Rock The Raelettes at the Fillm… Mable John (pictured second from right) lends her powerfully soulful vocals to "Running Out" with the Ray Charles Orchestra in 1970. The Raelettes at the Fillmore East Fillmore East Apr 18, 1970
  7. Willie and the Poor Boys in London Blues Willie and the Poor Boys i… Stones bassist Bill Wyman assembled an all-star crew featuring Jimmy Page and John Entwistle for this 1985 benefit concert for Ronnie Lane. Willie and the Poor Boys in London London, England Mar 20, 1985
  8. Dire Straits' 'Brothers in Arms' Tour Rock Dire Straits' 'Brothers in… Mark Knopfler's stinging guitar licks ignite extended versions of "Sultans of Swing," "Wild West End" and "Tunnel of Love" in this '85 set. Dire Straits' 'Brothers in Arms' Tour San Antonio Municipal Auditorium Aug 16, 1985
  9. Dottie West's Downhome Country Soul Country Dottie West's Downhome Cou… The late singer-songwriter performs her '65 lament "Here Comes My Baby Back Again" and her '73 hit "Country Sunshine" in this 1982 set. Dottie West's Downhome Country Soul Ziegfields Jan 29, 1982
  10. Wilson Gil and the Willful Sinners Indie Wilson Gil and the Willful… The San Francisco cowpunk band performs edgy tunes like "Lying, Whoring, Cheating, Stealing" and "Hell Yes, I Lied (So What If I Did)." Wilson Gil and the Willful Sinners Fillmore Auditorium Feb 12, 1999
  11. Relaxin' With Willie "The Lion" Smith Jazz Relaxin' With Willie "The … The ebullient stride pianist and raconteur was 74 at the time of this jaunty solo performance at the 1968 Hampton Jazz Festival. Relaxin' With Willie "The Lion" Smith Hampton Jazz Festival Jun 27, 1968
  12. Eric Clapton Plays the Blues Blues Eric Clapton Plays the Blues Slowhand wails on blues classics like "Sittin' on Top of the World," "Spoonful," "Key to the Highway" and "Double Trouble" in this playlist. Eric Clapton Plays the Blues
  13. Charlie Louvin at Daytrotter Country Charlie Louvin at Daytrotter One half of the iconic and hugely influential Louvin Brothers sings "Cash on the Barrel" and "Darlin' Cory" at age 82 in this tight-knit 2010 set. Charlie Louvin at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio Jun 28, 2010
  14. REO Speedwagon Rolls in Milwaukee Rock REO Speedwagon Rolls in Mi… The quintessential arena rock band performs the ultimate power ballad "Keep on Lovin' You" and their hit "Time for Me to Fly" in this 1983 set. REO Speedwagon Rolls in Milwaukee Milwaukee Arena May 3, 1983
  15. Marian McPartland in Central Park, '73 Jazz Marian McPartland in Centr… The late pianist and longtime host of NPR's Piano Jazz performs an eclectic trio set ranging from "Royal Garden Blues" to "Giant Steps." Marian McPartland in Central Park, '73 Wollman Memorial Skating Rink Jul 3, 1973
  16. The Bottle Rockets' Combustible Guitars Indie The Bottle Rockets' Combus… The tough St. Louis band blends riffs, hooks and humor on "1000 Dollar Car," "Nancy Sinatra" and a raw cover of Neil Young's "Cortez the Killer." The Bottle Rockets' Combustible Guitars Calaveras County Fairgrounds May 29, 1999
  17. A Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Playlist Jazz A Bix Beiderbecke Memorial… Wild Bill Davison, Wingy Manone, Max Kaminsky and others pay tribute to the legendary trumpeter, who died on this day in 1931 at age 28. A Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Playlist
  18. Elvis: The Tribute Rock watch video Elvis: The Tribute Sammy Hagar, Chris Isaak, Dwight Yoakam, Iggy Pop, Tony Bennett, Jerry Lee Lewis and others salute the King in this 1994 video. Elvis: The Tribute Pyramid Arena Nov 29, 1994
  19. Wayne 'The Train' Hancock at Daytrotter Country Wayne 'The Train' Hancock … The Austin-based singer-songwriter performs infectious country swing and juke joint numbers from Viper of Melody in this 2011 concert. Wayne 'The Train' Hancock at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio Apr 28, 2011
  20. Abbey Lincoln's Passionate Protest Jazz Abbey Lincoln's Passionate… The late singer, who was born on this day in 1930, performs material from Max Roach's We Insist!: Freedom Now Suite at 1964 Newport. Abbey Lincoln's Passionate Protest Newport Jazz Festival Jul 4, 1964
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