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  1. Robert Plant Doing It for Love Rock Robert Plant Doing It for … Led Zeppelin's frontman leads the Rant Band on "Hey Joe," "Ramble On" and "7 And 7 Is" in this benefit concert for Love's Arthur Lee. Robert Plant Doing It for Love Beacon Theatre Jun 23, 2006
  2. Funk Fridays: James Brown Is Super Bad Rock watch video Funk Fridays: James Brown … The Godfather of Soul, whose life story is coming to the big screen next month in "Get On Up," gets on the goodfoot in this 1986 concert. Funk Fridays: James Brown Is Super Bad Rock Influence Jan 26, 1986
  3. Have a Happy Fourth! Featured Have a Happy Fourth! From the Boston Pops and the Philly Pops to James Brown, Ray Charles, Bruce Springsteen and Jimi Hendrix, this playlist celebrates America. Have a Happy Fourth!
  4. Salsa de Berkeley's Scintillating Grooves Jazz Salsa de Berkeley's Scinti… The Bay Area Latin jazz band performs infectious, clave-fueled jams like "Samba de Brazil," "Brute Force" and "Puerto Rico" in this 1974 set. Salsa de Berkeley's Scintillating Grooves Record Plant Sep 26, 1974
  5. Mike Mainieri at 7th Avenue South, '81 Jazz Mike Mainieri at 7th Avenu… The vibraphonist, who turns 76 today, performs tunes from Wanderlust with Bob Mintzer, Eddie Gomez, Omar Hakim and Warren Bernhardt. Mike Mainieri at 7th Avenue South, '81 7th Ave South Club Dec 21, 1981
  6. Edgar Winter's Monster Hit Rock Edgar Winter's Monster Hit The Texas-bred keyboardist-saxophonist unveils his instrumental "Frankenstein" at this 1972 concert featuring guitarist Ronnie Montrose. Edgar Winter's Monster Hit Syria Mosque Theater Nov 3, 1972
  7. John Klemmer's Smooth Sax Jazz John Klemmer's Smooth Sax The popular tenorist leads a quintet featuring Bob James, John Abercrombie, Tony Levin and Steve Gadd in this 1975 concert. John Klemmer's Smooth Sax Carnegie Hall Jul 2, 1975
  8. Video: Wyclef Jean at Woodstock, '99 Rock watch video Video: Wyclef Jean at Wood… The Haitian-American hip hop star inteprets the Bee Gees' "Staying Alive," Elvis' "Jailhouse Rock" and Janis Joplin's "Piece of My Heart." Video: Wyclef Jean at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 24, 1999
  9. Mississippi Fred McDowell's Delta Blues Blues Mississippi Fred McDowell'… The bottleneck slide guitarist, who died on this day in 1972, performs a chilling rendition of "Shake "Em On Down" at the '68 Newport Folk Fest. Mississippi Fred McDowell's Delta Blues Newport Folk Festival Jul 27, 1968
  10. Johnny Hartman's Sublime Ballads Jazz Johnny Hartman's Sublime B… The classy, silky-toned baritone singer delivers with rare soul on "Sophisticated Lady," "Lush Life" and "September Song" in this 1975 set. Johnny Hartman's Sublime Ballads Avery Fisher Hall Jul 1, 1975
  11. Reimagining Bob Dylan Rock Reimagining Bob Dylan A host of artists, many of whom appeared on the Dylan biopic soundtrack I'm Not There, interpret Bob's tunes in this 2007 concert. Reimagining Bob Dylan Beacon Theatre Nov 7, 2007
  12. Dizzy & Sassy Play Monk Jazz Dizzy & Sassy Play Monk Jazz diva Sarah Vaughan introduces surprise guest Dizzy Gillespie in the middle of her sublime rendition of "'Round Midnight" in this 1975 set. Dizzy & Sassy Play Monk Great American Music Hall Apr 5, 1975
  13. Badass Wanda Jackson Rock watch video Badass Wanda Jackson The proto-rocker and "First Lady of Rockabilly," who hit big in 1960 with "Let's Have a Party," is still rocking at age 76 in this 2011 video. Badass Wanda Jackson Loft Apr 15, 2011
  14. Remembering Ray Brown Jazz Remembering Ray Brown The hugely influential bassist died on this day in 2002. Hear him with the Oscar Peterson Trio in Newport concerts from 1959 to 1965. Remembering Ray Brown
  15. A Marion Williams Memorial Folk & Bluegrass A Marion Williams Memorial The great gospel music singer passed over on this day in 1994. Hear with Prof. Thomas A. Dorsey in this 1975 Carnegie Hall concert. A Marion Williams Memorial Carnegie Hall Jun 28, 1975
  16. Herbie Mann's Flute Excursions Jazz Herbie Mann's Flute Excurs… The bandleader and world music pioneer died on this day in 2003. Hear a three-hour playlist of his various ensembles from 1959-1989. Herbie Mann's Flute Excursions
  17. Willie Dixon's Got '29 Ways' Blues Willie Dixon's Got '29 Ways' The late bassist and prolific songwriter was born on this day in 1915. Hear him with Walter "Shakey" Horton in this 1972 Ash Grove set. Willie Dixon's Got '29 Ways' Ash Grove Mar 10, 1972
  18. Video: Blondie on the Jersey Shore Rock watch video Video: Blondie on the Jers… Debbie Harry, who turns 69 today, leads the New Wave band on "One Way or Another" and "Heart of Glass" in this '79 set from Asbury Park. Video: Blondie on the Jersey Shore Convention Hall Jul 7, 1979
  19. James Cotton's Got His Mojo Workin' Blues James Cotton's Got His Moj… The blues harp ace and former Muddy Waters sideman, who turns 79 today, leads his own band in this '66 set from the Fillmore West. James Cotton's Got His Mojo Workin' Fillmore Auditorium Nov 25, 1966
  20. Jimi Hendrix Plays the Pops Rock Jimi Hendrix Plays the Pops Hear the incendiary guitarist-singer cover tunes by Traffic, Bob Dylan, Cream, Chuck Berry, Carl Perkins and the Troggs in this playlist. Jimi Hendrix Plays the Pops
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