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  1. Still 'Crazy' After All These Years Country Still 'Crazy' After All Th… Outlaw country icon Willie Nelson turns 83 today. Hear hm sing his "Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain," "Whiskey River" and "Crazy" in 1998. Still 'Crazy' After All These Years Tramps Mar 11, 1998
  2. In Praise of Duke Ellington Jazz In Praise of Duke Ellington Jazz's greatest composer was born on this day in 1899. Hear him with his orchestra in Sweden five months before he passed on May 24,1974. In Praise of Duke Ellington Malmo Stadium Dec 11, 1973
  3. Happy Birthday, Toots! Jazz Happy Birthday, Toots! Belgian harmonica ace "Toots" Thielemans turns 94 today. Hear him lead a quartet and play with Jaco Pastorius' Word of Mouth big band. Happy Birthday, Toots!
  4. Otis Rush's Stinging Licks Blues Otis Rush's Stinging Licks The lefty guitar slinger, who turns 81 today, showcases his tough West Side Chicago sound on "Double Trouble" and "Gambler's Blues" in '93. Otis Rush's Stinging Licks Tramps Oct 15, 1993
  5. Roxy Music's Second Edition Rock Roxy Music's Second Edition Keyboardist-violinist Eddie Jobson, who replaced Brian Eno in the Roxy lineup, turns 61 today. Hear him on their Country Life tour of 1974. Roxy Music's Second Edition City Hall Oct 28, 1974
  6. Pete Seeger on Campus Folk & Bluegrass Pete Seeger on Campus The folkie, social activist and environmentalist plays "All People That On Earth Do Dwell" and "Garbage" at New England College in this '72 set. Pete Seeger on Campus New England College Nov 22, 1972
  7. Marshall Tucker Band at Winterland Rock Marshall Tucker Band at Wi… Bassist Tommy Caldwell died on this day in 1980 in a Jeep crash. Hear him on "Can't You See," "Ramblin'" and "Take the Highway" in 1973. Marshall Tucker Band at Winterland Winterland Sep 26, 1973
  8. Charlie Byrd's Masterful Touch Jazz Charlie Byrd's Masterful T… The nylon string acoustic guitar virtuoso travels from bossa novas to jazz standards to classical numbers in this eclectic set from 1977 Charlie Byrd's Masterful Touch Great American Music Hall Mar 19, 1977
  9. NEW: The Sinceros at Boston's Rat Rock NEW: The Sinceros at Bosto… The new wave band from London performs "Quick Quick Slow," "Worlds Apart" and other tunes from The Sound of Sunbathing in this 1979 set. NEW: The Sinceros at Boston's Rat Rat Nov 17, 1979
  10. Fripp Joins Gabriel at the Bottom Line, '78 Rock Fripp Joins Gabriel at the… Guest guitarist Robert Fripp delivers one of the sickest solos ever on the Kinks' "All Day And All Of The Night" in this Peter Gabriel set. Fripp Joins Gabriel at the Bottom Line, '78 Bottom Line Oct 4, 1978
  11. A Freddie Waits Birthday Playlist Jazz A Freddie Waits Birthday P… The versatile drummer, born on this day in 1940, plays with organist Rhoda Scott, trumpeter Clark Terry, guitarist Kenny Burrell and solo. A Freddie Waits Birthday Playlist
  12. The Punch Brothers at SXSW, 2012 Folk & Bluegrass watch video The Punch Brothers at SXSW… Mandolinist-singer Chris Thile leads the 'newgrass' band on Jimmie Rodgers' "Brakeman's Blues" and tunes from Who's Feeling Young Now?. The Punch Brothers at SXSW, 2012 Outdoor Stage On Sixth Mar 16, 2012
  13. NEW: Dirty Looks in Boston Rock NEW: Dirty Looks in Boston The Staten Island new wave band plays "They Got Me Covered" and a revved-up version of The Monkees' "Steppin' Stone" in this 1980 set NEW: Dirty Looks in Boston Paradise Dec 11, 1980
  14. Remembering Trumpeter Al Hirt Jazz Remembering Trumpeter Al Hirt The New Orleans icon died on this day in 1999. Hear him romp through "Royal Garden Blues" with his band featuring pianist Ellis Marsalis in '70. Remembering Trumpeter Al Hirt Municipal Auditorium New Orleans Apr 25, 1970
  15. NEW: The Sports in Boston, '79 Rock NEW: The Sports in Boston,… Stephen Cummings fronts the Aussie band on "Who Listens to the Radio?," "Mailed It to Your Sister" and others from Don't Throw Stones. NEW: The Sports in Boston, '79 Paradise Dec 2, 1979
  16. Count Basie Classics at Carnegie Hall, '73 Jazz Count Basie Classics at Ca… The Kid from Red Bank, who died on this day in 1984, leads the Cadillac of big bands on "Lil' Darlin'," "April in Paris" and "One O'Clock Jump." Count Basie Classics at Carnegie Hall, '73 Carnegie Hall Jul 3, 1973
  17. J.B. Hutto's Raw Slide Style Blues J.B. Hutto's Raw Slide Style The bluesman, who was born on this day in 1926, performs raucous renditions of "That's Alright" and "Kansas City" in this '66 Ash Grove set. J.B. Hutto's Raw Slide Style Ash Grove Dec 28, 1966
  18. George Jones In Memoriam Country George Jones In Memoriam The great country singer, who died on this day in 2013, performs "I'm Not Ready Yet," "He Stopped Loving Her Today" and other hits in 1983. George Jones In Memoriam Colmesneil Sep 5, 1983
  19. NEW: Robert Hazard at Paradise Rock NEW: Robert Hazard at Para… The new wave singer-songwriter performs "Escalator of LIfe," "Change Reaction" and other tunes from his self-titled RCA debut in this '83 set. NEW: Robert Hazard at Paradise Paradise Feb 17, 1983
  20. NEW: Steve Hackett's Prog-Rock Anthems Rock NEW: Steve Hackett's Prog-… The former Genesis guitarist premieres "Overnight Sleeper," "The Air-Conditioned Nightmare" and other tunes from Cured in 1981. NEW: Steve Hackett's Prog-Rock Anthems Paradise Nov 12, 1981
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