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  1. Robin Lane & the Chartbusters at Paradise Rock Robin Lane & the Chartbust… The singer-songwriter leads the Boston new wave band on "Why Do You Tell Lies" and "When Things Go Wrong" from their 1980 debut album. Robin Lane & the Chartbusters at Paradise Paradise Apr 15, 1980
  2. R.I.P. Merle Haggard Country R.I.P. Merle Haggard The country icon passed away today on his 79th birthday. Hear him performing with the Strangers in this 1983 set from Memphis. R.I.P. Merle Haggard Mud Island Amphitheatre Jul 10, 1983
  3. A Birthday Salute to Randy Weston Jazz A Birthday Salute to Randy… The great pianist-composer turns 90 today. Hear him perform "Hi-Fly" and "African Cookbook" with his African Rhythms big band in 1973. A Birthday Salute to Randy Weston Central Park Jul 7, 1973
  4. A Warren Haynes Birthday Playlist Rock A Warren Haynes Birthday P… The guitar slinger turns 56 today. Hear his hot licks with Gov't Mule, the Allman Brothers Band, Phil Lesh & Friends and leading his own band. A Warren Haynes Birthday Playlist
  5. Dorothy Donegan's Piano Pyrotechnics Jazz watch video Dorothy Donegan's Piano Py… The wild woman of the keys burns through a medley of "Rhapsody in Blue," "The Man I Love" and "Flight of the Bumblebee" in this 1995 video Dorothy Donegan's Piano Pyrotechnics Newport Jazz Festival Aug 21, 1995
  6. Remembering Tammy Wynette Country Remembering Tammy Wynette The First Lady of Country Music, who died on this day in 1998, sings her signature tunes "D-I-V-O-R-C-E" and "Stand By Your Man" in 1981. Remembering Tammy Wynette Executive Inn Mar 28, 1981
  7. Point Blank Hits the Mark in Hotlanta Rock Point Blank Hits the Mark … The tough Texas rockers play "Louisiana Lag," "Thunder and Lightning" and their single "Mean to Your Queenie" from Airplay in this 1979 set. Point Blank Hits the Mark in Hotlanta Capri Ballroom Sep 21, 1979
  8. A Jimi Hendrix-Bob Dylan Playlist Rock A Jimi Hendrix-Bob Dylan P… Hear versions of Dylan tunes "Like a Rolling Stone," "All Along The Watchtower" and "Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?" A Jimi Hendrix-Bob Dylan Playlist
  9. Remembering Bob 'The Bear' Hite Blues Remembering Bob 'The Bear'… The Canned Heat frontman, who died on this day in 1981, leads the band on "Goin' Up the Country" and "On The Road Again" in 1979. Remembering Bob 'The Bear' Hite Parr Meadows Sep 7, 1979
  10. Mahalia Jackson in New Orleans Folk & Bluegrass Mahalia Jackson in New Orl… The Queen of Gospel sings spirituals "Down By the Riverside," "How I Got Over" and "I Have a Friend Above All Others" in this 1970 set. Mahalia Jackson in New Orleans Municipal Auditorium New Orleans Apr 25, 1970
  11. Carla Bley at Amazingrace Jazz Carla Bley at Amazingrace The pianist-composer brings her 10-piece band into the Evanston performance space for "Drinking Music" and "A New Hymn" in 1978. Carla Bley at Amazingrace Amazingrace Jul 4, 1978
  12. NEW: Rachel Sweet at Paradise Rock NEW: Rachel Sweet at Paradise The 16-year-old pop star sings her single "B-A-B-Y" and "Cuckoo Clock" from her debut album Fool Around in this '79 set from Boston. NEW: Rachel Sweet at Paradise Paradise Jul 25, 1979
  13. Hugh Masekela's Afro-Beat Connection Jazz Hugh Masekela's Afro-Beat … The South African trumpeter-composer, who turns 77 today, joins the percussion-heavy Ghanian ensemble Hedzoleh Soundz in this '74 set. Hugh Masekela's Afro-Beat Connection Record Plant Feb 24, 1974
  14. A Salute to Muddy Waters Blues watch video A Salute to Muddy Waters The father of modern Chicago blues was born on this day in 1913. See him in action in this 1971 video from the Ash Grove in Los Angeles. A Salute to Muddy Waters Ash Grove Jul 29, 1971
  15. R.I.P. Gato Barbieri Jazz R.I.P. Gato Barbieri The great Argentine tenor saxophonist passed away over the weekend at age 83. Hear him blowing with passionate intensity in this '75 set. R.I.P. Gato Barbieri Avery Fisher Hall Jul 2, 1975
  16. Video: Richie Havens Charms Newport, '08 Folk & Bluegrass watch video Video: Richie Havens Charm… The folk icon mesmerizes the crowd with his passionate renditions of "All Along the Watchtower," "Woodstock" and his signature "Freedom." Video: Richie Havens Charms Newport, '08 Newport Folk Festival Aug 2, 2008
  17. PLAY BALL!!! Featured PLAY BALL!!! To celebrate Opening Day across the country today, listen to Mel Allen's "This Day in Baseball History" broadcast from April 4, 1988. PLAY BALL!!! Episode 28 Apr 4, 1988
  18. Remembering Richard Manuel Rock Remembering Richard Manuel The late pianist for the Band was born on this day in 1943. Hear him with the group on "The Weight" and "Up on Cripple Creek" in 1976. Remembering Richard Manuel Carter Barron Amphitheater Jul 17, 1976
  19. Richard Thompson's Celtic Muse Folk & Bluegrass Richard Thompson's Celtic … The Brit singer-songwriter-guitarist, who turns 67 today, plays tunes from Daring Adventures and Amnesia at the '88 Newport Folk Festival. Richard Thompson's Celtic Muse Newport Folk Festival Jul 1, 1988
  20. A Salute to Buddy Rich Jazz A Salute to Buddy Rich The 'World's Greatest Drummer' died on this day in 1987. Hear him lead his swinging 16-piece big band on a Tommy medley in this 1975 set. A Salute to Buddy Rich Carnegie Hall Jun 29, 1975
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