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  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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."
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. 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."
  13. 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.
  14. Happy Birthday, Nick Lowe! Rock Happy Birthday, Nick Lowe!The singer-producer-multi-instrumentalist turns 65 today. Hear him blend Everlys-styled vocals with Dave Edmunds in Rockpile in 1978.
  15. Video: Michel Camilo Stuns Newport Jazz watch video Video: Michel Camilo Stuns…The Dominican piano virtuoso shifts deftly from Latin-tinged jazz to Art Tatum-inspired workouts on the keyboard in this 1991 set.
  16. Something Good From Chaka Khan Rock Something Good From Chaka …The soulful R&B diva turns 61 today. Hear her at the early stages of her career as frontwoman for the funk band Rufus in this 1975 concert.
  17. A Ric Ocasek Birthday Playlist Rock A Ric Ocasek Birthday Play…The lanky new wave star turns 65 today. Hear him with The Cars in 1978 and premiering material from his solo album Beatitudes in 1983.
  18. Ike & Tina Turner Rock Newport '70 Rock Ike & Tina Turner Rock New…After opening for the Rolling Stones' '69 tour, the dynamic husband-and-wife team opens their Newport set with "Honky Tonk Woman."
  19. Video: A Young Benson Burner Jazz watch video Video: A Young Benson BurnerSee a 23-year-old George Benson, who turns 71 today, showcase his blazing chops on "See See Rider" from the 1966 Newport Jazz Festival.
  20. Video: McCoy Tyner Meets Michael Brecker Jazz watch video Video: McCoy Tyner Meets M…The jazz piano giant performs material from his Infinity album with the Trane-inspired tenor saxophonist at '98 Newport.
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