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A Salute to "The Sugar Man"
The late sax great Stanley Turrentine would've turned 80 today. Hear his bold tenor tones on "Sugar" and "Don't Mess With Mr. T" in 1975.
Willie Nelson at Tramps, '98
The prolific songwriter covers a string of his hit singles while also premiering tunes from
in this intimate, drumless set from NYC.
A Muddy Waters Memorial Pl…
Hear the father of modern Chicago blues with Johnny Winter in 1977 and in various concerts during the '60s
Dirty Dozen Brass Band in TN
The New Orleans funkateers throw down on "Charlie Dozen," "Handa Wanda" and "Africa" at the 2008 Bonnaroo Music Festival.
Folk & Bluegrass
The Wood Brothers' Engagin…
MM&W bassist Chris Wood and guitar-playing brother Oliver blend sweet vocal harmonies in this 2012 live recording at Daytrotter Studio.
Remembering Gary Moore
The late Irish guitar slinger, who would've turned 62 today, performs King Crimson and EL&P tunes with Greg Lake in this 1981 concert.
Radiohead in 1995
Still two years before the era-defining
, the Oxford band was already proving they were more than your average Britpoppers.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse R…
This show from 1970 beautifully captures the sprawling, idiosyncratic guitar jams that characterize some of Neil's best work with the Horse.
A Tribute to the John Kirb…
Trumpeter-arranger Sy Oliver leads a group featuring vocalist Maxine Sullivan in this "52nd Street Revisited" program from 1974.
Ginger Baker's New Band, 1975
After Cream and Blind Faith, the super-drummer formed his Baker Gurvitz Army with brothers Adrian and Paul Gurvitz and vocalist Snips.
Of Montreal's Trippy Tales
The psychedelic group from Athens, Georgia, led by audacious singer-songwriter and theatrical frontman Kevin Barnes, is heard in three sets.
Folk & Bluegrass
Richard Thompson's Celtic …
The outstanding British singer, songwriter and guitarist, who turns 65 today, performs a solo set at the 1988 Newport Folk Festival.
Remembering the Divine Sar…
One of the most wondrous voices of the 20th century was silenced on this day in 1990. Hear the jazz diva at her finest in this 2-hour '75 set.
Chris Whitley's American G…
The late Texas singer-songwriter wields a wicked, distortion-laced axe on material from his eerie, grunge-laden
Din of Ecstasy
in this '95 set.
Remembering Buddy Rich
'The world's greatest drummer' died on this day in 1987. Hear his big band medleys from
West Side Story
in this playlist.
Emmylou Harris Introduces …
The singer-songwriter, who turns 67 today, premieres tunes from 1975's
with guit-pickers Rodney Crowell and James Burton.
Leon Russell's 'Life Journey'
The pianist-singer-songwriter released his new album today on his 72nd birthday. Hear him from 44 years ago at the Fillmore East.
Happy Birthday, Larry Cory…
The trailblazing guitarist turns 71 today. Hear him with the Gary Burton Quartet, Foreplay, the Eleventh House and in a solo acoustic setting.
Uncut: Art Ensemble of Chi…
Audacious improvisers Lester Bowie, Roscoe Mitchell, Joseph Jarman, Malachi Favors and Don Moye explore at the Great American Music Hall.
Johnny Winter's Blazing Gu…
The Texas guitar slinger tears it up with his power trio in this 1979 concert celebrating Woodstock's 10th anniversary.