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  1. Casiotone for the Painfully Alone Indie Casiotone for the Painfull… Owen Ashworth, the brain behind the quirky lo-fi one-man band, performs tunes from Twinkle Echo and Etiquette in this 2009 set. Casiotone for the Painfully Alone Daytrotter Studio May 14, 2006
  2. Ani DiFranco at Black Oak Ranch Folk & Bluegrass Ani DiFranco at Black Oak … The folk-singer and activist delivers passionate vocals on the tender "Glass House" and a cover of Prince's "When Doves Cry" in 1996. Ani DiFranco at Black Oak Ranch Black Oak Ranch Aug 31, 1996
  3. Relaxin' With Willie 'The Lion' Smith Jazz Relaxin' With Willie 'The … The pianist and raconteur performs his theme song, "Relaxin'," and concludes his 1968 set with his stride showcase, "Finger Buster." Relaxin' With Willie 'The Lion' Smith Hampton Jazz Festival Jun 27, 1968
  4. Reptile Youth's Dark Anthems Indie Reptile Youth's Dark Anthems The punk-edged band from Copenhagen performs John Lennon's "Gimme Some Truth" and their "All of the Noise" in Daytrotter sessions. Reptile Youth's Dark Anthems
  5. Dire Straits at the Hammersmith Odeon Rock Dire Straits at the Hammer… Guitarist-singer-songwriter Mark Knopfler leads the band on tunes from Making Movies and Love Over Gold in this 1983 concert. Dire Straits at the Hammersmith Odeon Hammersmith Odeon Jul 23, 1983
  6. A Paul Desmond Birthday Playlist Jazz A Paul Desmond Birthday Pl… The alto sax great, who was born on this day in 1924, showcases his signature "dry martini" sound with the Dave Brubeck Quartet. A Paul Desmond Birthday Playlist
  7. Eric Shoenberg Picks on the Beatles Folk & Bluegrass Eric Shoenberg Picks on th… The fingerstyle acoustic guitarist plays "Here, There and Everywhere," "Blackbird" and "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" in this 1976 set. Eric Shoenberg Picks on the Beatles Great American Music Hall Sep 2, 1976
  8. Eric Clapton in Santa Monica, 1978 Rock Eric Clapton in Santa Moni… Slowhand delivers his hits "Lay Down Sally," "Layla" and "Let It Rain" and does a reggae remake of Dylan's "Knockin' on Heaven's Door." Eric Clapton in Santa Monica, 1978 Santa Monica Civic Auditorium Feb 12, 1978
  9. Blizzard 'Testing the Water' in London Indie Blizzard 'Testing the Wate… 19-year-old U.K. rapper Bradley "Blizzard" Green, Manchester's answer to Eninem, delivers his rapid-fire raps at 2KHz Studios in 2013. Blizzard 'Testing the Water' in London 2KHz Nov 27, 2013
  10. Teddy Wilson at Great American Music Hall Jazz Teddy Wilson at Great Amer… The tasty and influential pianist, who was born on this day in 1912, pays tribute to his Swing Era bandleader Benny Goodman in this '77 set. Teddy Wilson at Great American Music Hall Great American Music Hall Mar 18, 1977
  11. Remembering Freddie Mercury Rock Remembering Freddie Mercury The late singer died on this day in 1991. Hear him perform "We Will Rock You" with Queen in 1977 and in a revealing interview in 1983. Remembering Freddie Mercury
  12. Bruce Hornsby & the Range at the Ritz, '87 Rock Bruce Hornsby & the Range … The pianist-singer-songwriter, who turns 60 today, performs his "Jacob's Ladder," "The Way It Is" and the Dead's "I Know You Rider." Bruce Hornsby & the Range at the Ritz, '87 Ritz Feb 2, 1987
  13. A Paul Motian Memorial Playlist Jazz A Paul Motian Memorial Pla… The late, great drummer passed away on this day in 2011. Hear him with the Mose Allison Trio, Keith Jarrett Quartet and Gato Barbieri. A Paul Motian Memorial Playlist
  14. Tom Tom Club's Quirky Funk Rock Tom Tom Club's Quirky Funk The Talking Heads off-shoot band, led by bassist-singer Tina Weymouth and drummer Chris Frantz, opens for the Dead in '88. Tom Tom Club's Quirky Funk Oakland Coliseum Arena Dec 31, 1988
  15. Jesse Colin Young's Solo Breakthrough Folk & Bluegrass Jesse Colin Young's Solo B… The singer-songwriter and founder of the Youngbloods, who turns 73 today, premieres tunes from his pivotal Songs for Juli in this 1973 set. Jesse Colin Young's Solo Breakthrough Franklin Pierce College Apr 29, 1973
  16. The Church at Tramps Rock The Church at Tramps The Australian neo-psychedelic band premieres tunes from Hologram of Baal and revists tunes from 1988's Starfish in this 1998 set. The Church at Tramps Tramps Oct 9, 1998
  17. Low Cut Connie at Daytrotter Indie Low Cut Connie at Daytrotter Rockin' pianist and singer Adam Weiner leads the Philly-based band on raucous tracks like "The Cat & the Cream" and "Rio" in this 2012 set. Low Cut Connie at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio Jun 4, 2012
  18. The Guitar Mastery of Jim Hall & Tal Farlow Jazz The Guitar Mastery of Jim … The semi-retired Farlow emerges to play "Topsy," "Summertime" and "St. Thomas" with his six-string contemporary in this 1973 concert. The Guitar Mastery of Jim Hall & Tal Farlow Central Park Jun 30, 1973
  19. Video: Johnny Winter Revists His Roots Interviews watch video Video: Johnny Winter Revis… The late Texas guitar slinger talks about growing up in Beaumont with early rock 'n' roll and discovering the blues in this interview from 1984. Video: Johnny Winter Revists His Roots Rock Influence Nov 4, 1984
  20. Happy Birthday, Dr. John! Rock Happy Birthday, Dr. John! New Orleans' favorite son (aka Mac Rebennack) turns 74 today. Hear him perform his "Right Place, Wrong Time" and "Such a Night" in 1978. Happy Birthday, Dr. John! Bottom Line Nov 8, 1978
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