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  1. Jerry Jeff Walker at the Lone Star Cafe Country Jerry Jeff Walker at the L… The Texas songsmith, who turned 73 this week, performs his classic "Mr. Bojangles" and covers Frankie Ford's "Sea Cruise" in this '82 set. Jerry Jeff Walker at the Lone Star Cafe Lone Star Cafe Aug 19, 1982
  2. Yank Rachell at Newport Folk Festival '69 Blues Yank Rachell at Newport Fo… The country blues mandolinist, born 105 years ago today, joins guitarist Sleepy John Estes on "Mailman Blues" and "Rats in My Kitchen." Yank Rachell at Newport Folk Festival '69 Newport Folk Festival Jul 18, 1969
  3. Kenny Rogers Sings the Hits Country Kenny Rogers Sings the Hits The country superstar performs "The Gambler," "Coward of the County," "She Believes in Me" and "Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town" in 1980. Kenny Rogers Sings the Hits Aug 4, 1980
  4. Heart on King Biscuit Flower Hour Rock Heart on King Biscuit Flow… The Wilson sisters - singer Ann and guitarist Nancy - premiere "Kick It Out," "Barracuda" and other tunes from Little Queen in this 1977 set. Heart on King Biscuit Flower Hour Universal Amphitheatre Jul 17, 1977
  5. Tommy Flanagan's Keyboard Elegance Jazz Tommy Flanagan's Keyboard … The late pianist, who would've turned 85 today, accompanies Ella Fitzgerald and leads his own trio in this 1978 Carnegie Hall concert. Tommy Flanagan's Keyboard Elegance
  6. Public Enemy at Tramps, 1999 Rock Public Enemy at Tramps, 1999 Rapper Chuck D and hype man Flavor Flav premiere "Do You Wanna Go Our Way," "What What" and other tunes from There's a Poison Goin' On. Public Enemy at Tramps, 1999 Tramps Jul 21, 1999
  7. Phil Lesh & Friends Cover the Beatles Rock Phil Lesh & Friends Cover … The Grateful Dead bassist, who turns 75 today, performs a medley of "She Said She Said/Tomorrow Never Knows" with an all-star crew. Phil Lesh & Friends Cover the Beatles Calaveras County Fairgrounds May 29, 1999
  8. A Ry Cooder Birthday Playlist Folk & Bluegrass A Ry Cooder Birthday Playlist The roots music maven turns 68 today. Hear him with Jackie DeShannon, the Rising Sons, David Lindley and in solo performances. A Ry Cooder Birthday Playlist
  9. Shirley Scott Swings Carnegie Hall Jazz Shirley Scott Swings Carne… The Queen of the B-3 organ leads a dynamic two-tenor band featuring Harold Vick and George Coleman with drummer Billy Hart in a '74 set. Shirley Scott Swings Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall Jul 1, 1974
  10. Peter Gabriel Goes Solo Rock Peter Gabriel Goes Solo The former Genesis frontman performs tunes from his self-titled solo debut, and a cover of "All Day and All of the Night" in this '78 set. Peter Gabriel Goes Solo Bottom Line Oct 4, 1978
  11. Roy Haynes: Still Swinging at 90 Jazz Roy Haynes: Still Swinging… The great drummer celebrated his birthday this past weekend with fiery performances at the Blue Note. Hear him in concerts from '63 and '73. Roy Haynes: Still Swinging at 90
  12. Kris Kristofferson at the Country Club Country Kris Kristofferson at the … The prolific songwriter performs his classics "Me And Bobby McGee," "Why Me" and "Help Me Make It Through the Night" in this '82 set. Kris Kristofferson at the Country Club Country Club Jun 25, 1982
  13. Freddie King at the Ash Grove, 1970 Blues Freddie King at the Ash Gr… The Texas Cannonball unleashes his razor-sharp guitar licks on "San-Ho-Zay," "Hideaway" and "I'm Tore Down" in this energized set. Freddie King at the Ash Grove, 1970 Ash Grove Aug 25, 1970
  14. Sly & The Family Stone, Fillmore '68 Rock Sly & The Family Stone, Fi… The legendary funkateer, who turns 72 this weekend, leads the band on "Dance to the Music" and "I Want to Take You Higher" at the Fillmore. Sly & The Family Stone, Fillmore '68 Fillmore East Oct 5, 1968
  15. Remembering Blue Mitchell Jazz Remembering Blue Mitchell The late, great trumpeter, who born on this day in 1930, performs with Horace Silver, John Mayall and Ray Charles in this birthday playlist. Remembering Blue Mitchell
  16. Maceo, Can You Blow? Rock Maceo, Can You Blow? James Brown's right-hand man, alto saxophonist Maceo Parker, leads his band on "Shake Everything You Got" in this 1994 Tramps concert. Maceo, Can You Blow? Tramps Dec 30, 1994
  17. Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers in Chicago Indie watch video Nicki Bluhm and the Grambl… The San Francisco band shifts from tough blues-rock to funk to a bit of country twang on tunes from their self-titled debut in this 2013 set. Nicki Bluhm and the Gramblers in Chicago Lincoln Hall Sep 17, 2013
  18. The Psychedelic Furs in Providence Rock The Psychedelic Furs in Pr… Singer Richard Butler leads the Brit post-punk band on "Pretty in Pink," "Love My Way" and "Dumb Waiters" in this '82 set from the Main Event. The Psychedelic Furs in Providence Main Event Oct 28, 1982
  19. Al Jarreau at Great American Music Hall Jazz Al Jarreau at Great Americ… The Milwaukee-born vocalist, who turns 75 today, delivers a tour-de-force performance on Jobim's "Agua de Beber" in this '75 set. Al Jarreau at Great American Music Hall Great American Music Hall Jun 24, 1977
  20. James Taylor on Cape Cod Folk & Bluegrass James Taylor on Cape Cod The guitarist-singer-songwriter, who turns 67 today, performs "Fire and Rain" and "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" in this 1975 solo set. James Taylor on Cape Cod Cape Cod Coliseum Aug 30, 1975
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