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  1. Booker Ervin's Texas Swagger Jazz Booker Ervin's Texas Swagger The bold-toned tenor player and former Mingus sideman unleashes on "Mojo" and "Boo's Blues" in this '67 set from the Newport Jazz Festival. Booker Ervin's Texas Swagger Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1967
  2. Memphis Slim at Newport '65 Blues Memphis Slim at Newport '65 The Memphis-born pianist-singer (aka Peter Chatham) performs the mournful "Lonesome Traveler" and the upbeat "We're Gonna Rock." Memphis Slim at Newport '65 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 1, 1965
  3. Just Added: Rick Springfield in L.A., '82 Rock Just Added: Rick Springfie… The Aussie-born pop star/actor performs his smash hit "Jessie's Girl," "Love Is Alright Tonite" and other tunes from Working Class Dog. Just Added: Rick Springfield in L.A., '82 Universal Amphitheatre Aug 13, 1982
  4. Remembering Rahsaan Roland Kirk Jazz Remembering Rahsaan Roland… The multi-instrumentalist-composer, who was born on this day 80 years ago, plays "Volunteered Slavery" at the '69 Newport Jazz Festival. Remembering Rahsaan Roland Kirk Newport Jazz Festival Jul 4, 1969
  5. Just Added: Hall & Oates at the Park West Rock Just Added: Hall & Oates a… The rock 'n soul twosome covers the Righteous Brothers' "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" and sings tunes from Private Eyes in this '83 set. Just Added: Hall & Oates at the Park West Park West Feb 27, 1983
  6. Mel Tillis at the Grand Ole Opry, 1980 Country Mel Tillis at the Grand Ol… The singer-songwriter, who turns 83 today, performs his hits "I Ain't Never," "Coca-Cola Cowboy" and jokes about his stuttering in this set. Mel Tillis at the Grand Ole Opry, 1980 Grand Ole Opry Aug 28, 1980
  7. Just Added: Larry Coryell at the Hedges, '73 Jazz Just Added: Larry Coryell … The godfather of fusion guitar showcases searing six-string work on tunes from Offering and The Real Great Escape with his group Foreplay. Just Added: Larry Coryell at the Hedges, '73 The Hedges Mar 13, 1973
  8. New: Elvis Costello & The Attractions, '83 Rock New: Elvis Costello & The … Declan Patrick MacManus premieres "Shipbuilding," "Let Them All Talk," "Everyday I Write the Book" and other tunes from Punch the Clock. New: Elvis Costello & The Attractions, '83 Frank Erwin Center Sep 7, 1983
  9. A Bix Memorial Playlist Jazz A Bix Memorial Playlist The legendary hot jazz cornetist Bix Beiderbecke died on this day in 1931. Hear him being feted by the George Wein All-Stars at Newport. A Bix Memorial Playlist
  10. Charlie Musselwhite in Berkeley, '98 Blues Charlie Musselwhite in Ber… The blues harpist-guitarist plays "Lonesome in My Bedroom," "Cristo Redemptor" and "Clarksdale Boogie" in this superb solo set. Charlie Musselwhite in Berkeley, '98 Berkeley Community Theatre May 15, 1998
  11. Remembering Abbey Lincoln Jazz Remembering Abbey Lincoln The late singer, who would've turned 85 today, sings "Driva' Man" and the dramatic "Protest" with the Max Roach Quartet at Newport '64. Remembering Abbey Lincoln Newport Jazz Festival Jul 4, 1964
  12. Just Added: Haircut 100 at the Ritz, '82 Rock Just Added: Haircut 100 at… Singer Nick Heyward leads the Brit new wave band on "Love Plus One," "Fantastic Day," "Snow Girl" and other tunes from Pelican West. Just Added: Haircut 100 at the Ritz, '82 Ritz Jul 19, 1982
  13. The Police Open With a Hit Rock watch video The Police Open With a Hit "Message In a Bottle" topped the UK charts in 1979. Fittingly, the band opened this '86 reunion set with their hit from Reggatta de Blanc. The Police Open With a Hit Giants Stadium Jun 15, 1986
  14. Ballads, Burners & Blues by Oscar Peterson Jazz Ballads, Burners & Blues b… The late, great piano virtuoso is joined by drummer Martin Drew and bassist Niels-Henning ├śrsted Pedersen on a stunning set from 1981. Ballads, Burners & Blues by Oscar Peterson Great American Music Hall Mar 14, 1981
  15. Vern Gosdin's Tales of Heartbreak Country Vern Gosdin's Tales of Hea… The Alabama-born singer performs his poignant "If You're Gonna Do Me Wrong (Do It Right)" and "Today My World Slipped Away" in 1984. Vern Gosdin's Tales of Heartbreak Detroit Sep 9, 1984
  16. Remembering George Duke Rock Remembering George Duke The keyboardist-composer passed on this day in 2013. Hear him with the Mothers of Invention in 1970 and leading his own group in 1977. Remembering George Duke
  17. A Rick Derringer Birthday Playlist Rock A Rick Derringer Birthday … The guitarist and former member of The McCoys turns 68 today. Hear him with the Edgar Winter Group in 1974 and his own group in 1981. A Rick Derringer Birthday Playlist
  18. The Selecter at Tramps, '96 Rock The Selecter at Tramps, '96 British singer and rude girl Pauline Black leads the Coventry ska revival band on "Train to Skaville," "Too Much Pressure" and "Die Happy." The Selecter at Tramps, '96 Tramps Sep 7, 1996
  19. Merle Travis at Ash Grove, '66 Country Merle Travis at Ash Grove,… The Kentucky-born guit-picker showcases his syncopated fingerstyle chops on "Wildwood Flower," "Guitar Rag" and "The Sheik of Araby." Merle Travis at Ash Grove, '66 Ash Grove Dec 10, 1966
  20. Herb Ellis & Barney Kessel in '75 Jazz Herb Ellis & Barney Kessel… The two classic jazz guitarists burn on "Secret Love" and a swinging take on "Meet The Flintstones" at the Great American Music Hall. Herb Ellis & Barney Kessel in '75 Great American Music Hall Jun 28, 1975
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