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  1. Betty "Bebop" Carter Burns a Blue Streak Jazz Betty "Bebop" Carter Burns…The Empress of Scat turns in blazing renditions of Sonny Rollins' "Pent Up House" and "The Trolley Song" in this 1979 concert.
  2. Ian Dury & The Blockheads Hit Stateside Rock Ian Dury & The Blockheads …The late Cockney Punk/New Wave singer, who died on this day in 2000, performs "Wake Up and Make Love to Me" in this '77 set.
  3. J.B. Hutto's Raucous Slide Style Blues J.B. Hutto's Raucous Slide…The Chicago guitarist, who followed in the footsteps of Elmore James, performs his 1954 hit "Combination Boogie" in this '66 Ash Grove set.
  4. Stevie Nicks Goes Solo Rock Stevie Nicks Goes SoloThe charismatic Fleetwood Mac singer strikes out on her own in this 1983 concert on her The Wild Heart tour.
  5. Tanya Tucker Comes of Age Country Tanya Tucker Comes of AgeThe former teenage country star -- she hit big with "Delta Dawn" in 1972 at age 13 -- shows a more mature side in this 1980 set.
  6. Pink Floyd, Nassau '88 Rock Pink Floyd, Nassau '88Some Floyd for your head, featuring the Gilmour-Mason-Wright configuration touring in support of A Momentary Lapse of Reason.
  7. Omar & The Howlers' Rock & Boogie Blues Blues Omar & The Howlers' Rock &…Omar Dykes summons up his nastiest guitar licks and raspiest Howlin' Wolf vocals for this outdoor show in his hometown Austin in 1987.
  8. Video: Guillermo Klein's Enchanting Muse Jazz watch video Video: Guillermo Klein's E…The acclaimed Argentine pianist-composer brings his outstanding 11-piece band Los Gauchos to the 2008 Newport Jazz Festival.
  9. Video: Link Wray's Righteous Riffs Rock watch video Video: Link Wray's Righteo…The inventor of the power chord lets it rip on his distortion-laced instrumentals "Rumble" and "Raw Hide" in this 1974 Winterland concert.
  10. Video: Kenny G's Smooth Appeal Jazz watch video Video: Kenny G's Smooth Ap…The popular saxman performs tunes from his best-selling Duotones, including "Slip of the Tongue" and his smooth jazz anthem, "Songbird."
  11. Remembering Teddy Pendergrass Rock Remembering Teddy PendergrassThe late R&B singer was born on this day in 1950. Hear him in his heyday singing "Wake Up Everybody" and "This One's For You" in 1977.
  12. Remembering Paul Motian Jazz Remembering Paul MotianThe late drummer-composer would've turned 83 today. Hear him with Mose Allison, Keith Jarrett and Gato Barbieri in the mid '70s.
  13. Celebrating the Queen of Soul Rock watch video Celebrating the Queen of SoulSee Aretha Franklin perform "Respect" and "Bridge Over Troubled Waters" at the Fillmore West in this 1971 concert video.
  14. Thelonious Monk Meets Pee Wee Russell Jazz Thelonious Monk Meets Pee …The enigmatic pianist-composer is joined by the enigmatic clarinetist in this one-off collaboration at the 1963 Newport Jazz Festival.
  15. Bessie Jones & the Georgia Sea Island Singers Folk & Bluegrass Bessie Jones & the Georgia…The world-renown a cappella group performs traditional folk tunes, spirituals and blues numbers at this 1963 Ash Grove concert.
  16. Happy Birthday, Sir Elton John! Rock Happy Birthday, Sir Elton …The prolific pianist-singer-composer turns 67 today. Hear him in a piano trio opening for The Who at the Fillmore West in 1970.
  17. Sail Away With Styx Video watch video Sail Away With Styx Watch or listen to this great Styx show from '78, recorded just months after their breakthrough album The Grand Illusion was released.
  18. Video: Dan Fogelberg & Fool's Gold Folk & Bluegrass watch video Video: Dan Fogelberg & Foo…The late singer-songwriter and folk-rocker performs tunes from his double platinum, Joe Walsh-produced album Souvenirs in this '76 set.
  19. Video: Salt-N-Peppa at Woodstock '94 Rock watch video Video: Salt-N-Peppa at Woo…The female hip hop crew from Queens and Brooklyn perform their hits "Push It," "Tramp," "Shoop" and "Let's Talk About Sex."
  20. Dizzy Gillespie Stretches at the Fillmore Jazz Dizzy Gillespie Stretches …The legendary trumpeter and bebop pioneer explores new musical territory on the funky, streetwise "Matrix" and "Closer" in this 1970 set.
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