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  1. Abbey Lincoln's Passionate Protest Jazz Abbey Lincoln's Passionate… The late singer, who was born on this day in 1930, performs material from Max Roach's We Insist!: Freedom Now Suite at 1964 Newport. Abbey Lincoln's Passionate Protest Newport Jazz Festival Jul 4, 1964
  2. Bill Clinton's Inaugural Bash, 1993 Rock Bill Clinton's Inaugural B… Hosts Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith welcome the Band, Stephen Stills, Dr. John, and Bob Dylan to the White House South Lawn. Bill Clinton's Inaugural Bash, 1993 White House South Lawn Jan 17, 1993
  3. An Airto Birthday Playlist Jazz An Airto Birthday Playlist The Brazilian percussionist turns 73 today. Hear him with Miles Davis in 1970 and sitting in with the Grateful Dead in concerts from the '80s. An Airto Birthday Playlist
  4. Bentcousin's Daytrotter Session Indie Bentcousin's Daytrotter Se… Hear the twin brother-sister team of Amelia and Pat Innit perform tunes like "Sibling Rivalry," "Dizzy" and "Spice Girls" in this 2013 set. Bentcousin's Daytrotter Session 2KHz Feb 22, 2013
  5. A Frankie Dunlop Memorial Playlist Jazz A Frankie Dunlop Memorial … The great drummer passed away last week at age 85. Hear him playing with Thelonious Monk and Maynard Ferguson's Orchestra at Newport. A Frankie Dunlop Memorial Playlist
  6. Loretta Lynn Does Dallas Country Loretta Lynn Does Dallas The Coal Miner's Daughter performs her tunes "You're Looking at Country" and "You Ain't Woman Enough (To Take My Man)" in 1982. Loretta Lynn Does Dallas Reunion Arena Jun 18, 1982
  7. Happy Birthday, Rick Derringer! Rock watch video Happy Birthday, Rick Derri… The guitarist-songwriter, who turns 67 today, performs his "Still Alive and Well" and "Rock & Roll Hoochie Koo" in this 1977 concert video. Happy Birthday, Rick Derringer! Capitol Theatre Sep 17, 1977
  8. Kurtis Blow Speaks Interviews Kurtis Blow Speaks The pioneering rapper reminisces about the days of block parties, DJ Kool Herc, Grandmaster Flash and his 1980 smash hit "The Breaks." Kurtis Blow Speaks Sep 30, 1985
  9. Video: A Birthday Salute to Satchmo Jazz watch video Video: A Birthday Salute t… See the great Louis Armstrong, who was born on this day in 1901, sing "When It's Sleepy Time Down South" and "Blueberry Hill" at Newport '70. Video: A Birthday Salute to Satchmo Newport Jazz Festival Jul 10, 1970
  10. A Flock of Seagulls in Nashville Rock A Flock of Seagulls in Nas… The British New Wave band performs "Space Age Love Song" and their hits "I Ran (So Far Away)" and "Committed" at the Grand Ole Opry in '83. A Flock of Seagulls in Nashville Grand Ole Opry Jun 1, 1983
  11. Remembering Herb Ellis Jazz Remembering Herb Ellis The guitarist and inveterate swinger, who was born on this day in 1921, wails alongside guitar partner Barney Kessel in this scintillating '75 set. Remembering Herb Ellis Great American Music Hall Jun 28, 1975
  12. Charlie Daniels' Volunteer Jam X Country Charlie Daniels' Volunteer… The guitarist-singer-fiddler welcomes country legends Roy Acuff and Tammy Wynette along with Ronnie Milsap and Amy Grant in this '84 set. Charlie Daniels' Volunteer Jam X Municipal Auditorium Dec 11, 1984
  13. Video: Best of Newport Jazz Festival, '08 Jazz watch video Video: Best of Newport Jaz… George Wein's 60th annual clambake concludes today. See him perform with his Newport All-Stars in 2008. Video: Best of Newport Jazz Festival, '08 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 12, 2008
  14. Happy Birthday, Tony Bennett! Jazz watch video Happy Birthday, Tony Bennett! See the great singer, who turns 88 today, charm the Newport audience on tunes from the Great American Songbook in this 2002 concert video. Happy Birthday, Tony Bennett! Newport Jazz Festival Aug 10, 2002
  15. Video: Best of Newport Jazz Festival, '98 Jazz watch video Video: Best of Newport Jaz… Day 2 of the 60th annual Newport Jazz Festival continues today. These 1998 highlights Diana Krall, Michael Brecker, Arturo Sandoval and more. Video: Best of Newport Jazz Festival, '98 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 16, 1998
  16. Remembering Big Nick Nicholas Jazz Remembering Big Nick Nicholas The tenor sax player with the big, bold tone was born on this day in 1922. Hear him 30 years ago at the WBGO Jazz-a-Thon in 1984. Remembering Big Nick Nicholas
  17. Long Live Jerry Garcia! Rock Long Live Jerry Garcia! The late iconic Grateful Dead guitarist would have been 72 years old on Friday. Hear a five-hour playlist of tunes in celebration of his life. Long Live Jerry Garcia!
  18. Robert Cray's Confessional Blues Blues Robert Cray's Confessional… The guitarist-singer-songwriter premieres "Smoking Gun" and "Right Next Door" from his Grammy-winning Strong Persuader in this '87 set. Robert Cray's Confessional Blues Tower Theater Apr 26, 1987
  19. Creedence Clearwater Revival at the Fillmore Rock Creedence Clearwater Reviv… A 24-year-old John Fogerty sings with uncommon passion on "Proud Mary," "Suzie-Q" and "Ninety-Nine and a Half (Won't Do)" in this '69 set. Creedence Clearwater Revival at the Fillmore Fillmore West Mar 14, 1969
  20. Lone Justice at the Ritz Country watch video Lone Justice at the Ritz The country-punk band featuring singer Maria McKee and guitarist Ryan Hedgecock performs "You are the Light" and "The Train" in NYC. Lone Justice at the Ritz Ritz Sep 18, 1985
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