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  1. Gabor Szabo at '67 Newport Jazz Gabor Szabo at '67 Newport The daring Hungarian guitarist, who was born on this day in 1936, casts an exotic spell on "Misrab" and "Softly As In a Morning Sunrise." Gabor Szabo at '67 Newport Newport Jazz Festival Jul 1, 1967
  2. An Arthur Lee Memorial Playlist Rock An Arthur Lee Memorial Pla… Robert Plant, Yo La Tengo, Nils Lofgren, Alice Cooper and others honor Love's influential singer-songwriter, who would've turned 70 today. An Arthur Lee Memorial Playlist
  3. J. Geils Band at Great Gildersleeves Rock J. Geils Band at Great Gil… Blues and R&B-influenced singer Peter Wolf, who turns 69 today, fronts the tough band on "Love Stinks and "Looking for a Love" in a 1980 set. J. Geils Band at Great Gildersleeves Great Gildersleeves Apr 27, 1980
  4. Kool Keith at Mezzanine Rock watch video Kool Keith at Mezzanine The Bronx-born rapper performs his classics like "Ego Trippin," "Black Elvis" and "R.I.P. Dr. Octagon" in this 2009 concert from San Francisco. Kool Keith at Mezzanine Mezzanine Feb 26, 2009
  5. Wes Montgomery Swinging at Newport '67 Jazz Wes Montgomery Swinging at… The jazz guitar legend, who was born on this day in 1923, showcases his unparalleled chops on "Naptown Blues" and "Goin' Out of My Head." Wes Montgomery Swinging at Newport '67 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1967
  6. Remembering Alvin Lee Rock Remembering Alvin Lee The late Brit guitar hero died on this day in 2013. Hear him blazing the fretboard on "Woodchopper's Ball" in this 1968 Fillmore concert. Remembering Alvin Lee Fillmore Auditorium Jun 28, 1968
  7. A Salute to Betty Carter Jazz A Salute to Betty Carter This weekend Jazz at Lincoln Center in NYC pays tribute to the late jazz diva and scat singer nonpareil. Hear her with her stellar trio in 1979. A Salute to Betty Carter Great American Music Hall Dec 8, 1979
  8. Charles River Valley Boys Nor'East-Grass Folk & Bluegrass Charles River Valley Boys … The Cambridge, Massachusetts group performs "Mule Skinner Biues," "Gone Home" and a bluegrass version of the Beatles' "Paperback Writer." Charles River Valley Boys Nor'East-Grass Newport Folk Festival Jul 27, 1968
  9. The Bo-Keys Daytrotter Session, 2011 Indie The Bo-Keys Daytrotter Ses… Soul revivalists conjure up an old school Memphis vibe on "Catch This Teardrop" and "Got To Get Back" (featuring iconic soul singer Otis Clay). The Bo-Keys Daytrotter Session, 2011 Daytrotter Studio Sep 29, 2011
  10. Hoodoo Rhythm Devils at Winterland Rock watch video Hoodoo Rhythm Devils at Wi… Haight Ashbury resident Joe Crane leads the San Francisco funk band on "Lotta Fine Mama" and tunes from The Barbecue of DeVille in '75. Hoodoo Rhythm Devils at Winterland Winterland May 9, 1975
  11. J.B. Hutto at Ash Grove, 1966 Blues J.B. Hutto at Ash Grove, 1966 The slide guitarist-singer delivers in typically raw fashion on "Combination Boogie," "Tin Pan Alley" and "Kansas City" in this playlist. J.B. Hutto at Ash Grove, 1966
  12. Max Roach Quintet at Newport '67 Jazz Max Roach Quintet at Newpo… The master drummer is joined by bassist Jymie Merrit, pianist Stanley Cowell, trumpeter Charles Tolliver and saxophonist Odean Pope. Max Roach Quintet at Newport '67 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1967
  13. G. Love & Special Sauce at Tramps Rock G. Love & Special Sauce at… Hear the Philly-based guitarist-singer-songwriter perform his paean to basketball, "Shooting Hoops," along with the bluesy 'Baby's Got Sauce." G. Love & Special Sauce at Tramps Tramps Apr 25, 1996
  14. Bukka White at the Ash Grove, '67 Blues Bukka White at the Ash Gro… The Delta bluesman showcases his rough-hewn vocals and National steel guitar on "Single Man Blues," "Po' Boy" and "Shake "Em on Down." Bukka White at the Ash Grove, '67 Ash Grove Sep 10, 1967
  15. Proto-Punk Anthems Rock Proto-Punk Anthems Raw, edgy tunes by The Who, The Kinks, MC5, The Stooges, The Dictators and others set the tone for the punk movement to come. Proto-Punk Anthems
  16. Moving Hall Star Singers at Ash Grove, '66 Folk & Bluegrass Moving Hall Star Singers a… The group from the Georgia Sea Islands of South Carolina performs spirituals and folk tunes like "We Shall Overcome" and "I Am a Soldier." Moving Hall Star Singers at Ash Grove, '66 Ash Grove Apr 23, 1966
  17. Bill Evans Trio at Newport Jazz Bill Evans Trio at Newport The great pianist is joined by drummer Philly Joe Jones and bassist Eddie Gomez on Evans classics like "Very Early" and "Some Other Time." Bill Evans Trio at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1967
  18. Classic Yes at Wembley Rock Classic Yes at Wembley After a three-year 'sabbatical,' keyboardist Rick Wakeman returned to the fold for the prog-rock group's Tormato tour of 1978. Classic Yes at Wembley Wembley Arena Oct 28, 1978
  19. A Ronnie Montrose Memorial Playlist Rock A Ronnie Montrose Memorial… The late guitarist, who passed away on this day in 2012, unleashes hot licks with his band, with Gamma and with the Edgar Winter Group. A Ronnie Montrose Memorial Playlist
  20. Cab Calloway Records "Minnie" Jazz Cab Calloway Records "Minnie" On this day in 1931, the hepcat singer-bandleader recorded jazz's first million-seller, "Minnie the Moocher." Hear him sing it in this playlist. Cab Calloway Records "Minnie"
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