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  1. Jimmy Rushing Sings the Blues Blues Jimmy Rushing Sings the Blues The blues shouter known as "Mr. Five-by-Five" was born on this day in 1901. Hear him with Duke Ellington and Sammy Price at Newport. Jimmy Rushing Sings the Blues
  2. Jason & the Scorchers Fire Up Chi-Town Country Jason & the Scorchers Fire… The Nashville-based band brings a manic punk energy to Neil Young's "Are You Ready for the Country?" and "Polk Salad Annie" in this '85 set Jason & the Scorchers Fire Up Chi-Town Metro Chicago Apr 19, 1985
  3. Welcome Back, Joni Mitchell! Folk & Bluegrass watch video Welcome Back, Joni Mitchell! The singer-songwriter, who has been recuperating from an illness, made a rare public appearance this week in L.A. See her in a '86 video. Welcome Back, Joni Mitchell! Giants Stadium Jun 15, 1986
  4. Elvis Costello & The Attractions at Winterland Rock Elvis Costello & The Attra… The prolific singer-songwriter, who turns 62 today, premieres "Pump It Up," "Lip Service" and other tunes from This Year's Model in this '78 set. Elvis Costello & The Attractions at Winterland Winterland Jun 7, 1978
  5. Pat Martino Through the Decades Jazz Pat Martino Through the De… The great guitarist, who turns 72 today, plays with John Handy's quintet in 1967, leads his own group in 1973, and sits in with Les Paul in 2003. Pat Martino Through the Decades
  6. Video: Chris Thile & Michael Daves at Paste Folk & Bluegrass watch video Video: Chris Thile & Micha… Mandolinist and guitarist blend on some high lonesome harmonies on "20-20 Vision" and other tunes from Sleep With One Eye Open in 2011. Video: Chris Thile & Michael Daves at Paste Paste Magazine Offices May 17, 2011
  7. A Wayne Shorter Birthday Playlist Jazz A Wayne Shorter Birthday P… The saxophonist-composer, who turns 83 today, is featured with Maynard Ferguson, Miles Davis, Weather Report and his quartet. A Wayne Shorter Birthday Playlist
  8. Video: Wilco in the Windy City, '96 Rock watch video Video: Wilco in the Windy … Jeff Tweedy, who turns 49 today, leads the Chicago-based band on "Sunken Treasure," "Hotel Arizona" and other tunes from Being There. Video: Wilco in the Windy City, '96 Chicago, IL Nov 27, 1996
  9. Randy Weston Plays Central Park Jazz Randy Weston Plays Central… The pianist-composer leads his 18-piece all-star band on the expansive "African Cookbook" and his popular "Hi-Fly" in this '73 set. Randy Weston Plays Central Park Central Park Jul 7, 1973
  10. Booker T. & the MG's at the Bottom Line Rock Booker T. & the MG's at th… The chart-topping instrumental group revisits some of its '60s hits including "Green Onions," "Time Is Tight" and "Hip Hug-Her" in 1977. Booker T. & the MG's at the Bottom Line Bottom Line Jun 19, 1977
  11. John Hartford at Amagingrace, 1974 Folk & Bluegrass John Hartford at Amagingra… The solo troubadour shifts from banjo to guitar to fiddle on engaging ditties like "Electric Washing Machine" and "The Category Stomp." John Hartford at Amagingrace, 1974 Amazingrace Jan 24, 1974
  12. John Cipollina's Lightning Licks Rock watch video John Cipollina's Lightning… The lead guitarist for San Francisco's Quicksilver Messenger Service was born on this day in 1943. Hear him blazing at Winterland in a '75 set. John Cipollina's Lightning Licks Winterland Dec 28, 1975
  13. Video: Jamie Cullum at Newport, '04 Jazz watch video Video: Jamie Cullum at New… The pianist-singer charms the Fort Adams State Park crowd with his "Twentysomething" and a rendition of Jimi Hendrix's "Wind Cries Mary." Video: Jamie Cullum at Newport, '04 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 10, 2004
  14. McGuffey Lane at the Lone Star Cafe, '83 Country McGuffey Lane at the Lone … The dual guitar work of Terry Efaw and John Schwab sparks the Ohio band on "Making a Living's Killing Me" from Let the Hard Times Roll. McGuffey Lane at the Lone Star Cafe, '83 Lone Star Cafe Jan 18, 1983
  15. Maynard Ferguson Hits the High Note Jazz Maynard Ferguson Hits the … The trumpet star, who died on this day in 2006, leads his orchestra on "Birdland," "St. Thomas" and "Gonna Fly Now (Theme From Rocky)." Maynard Ferguson Hits the High Note Philadelphia Art Museum Jul 4, 1991
  16. Fleetwood Mac's Raw Bluesy Roots Blues Fleetwood Mac's Raw Bluesy… Guitarists Peter Green and Jeremy Spencer lead the Brit band on B.B. King's "Worried Dream" and Elmore James' "Dust My Broom" in a '68 set. Fleetwood Mac's Raw Bluesy Roots Carousel Ballroom Jun 8, 1968
  17. A Birthday Salute to Keith Moon Rock watch video A Birthday Salute to Keith… The Who drummer, who would've turned 70 today, thrashes the kit on the instrumental "Sparks" and more from Tommy in this 1970 video. A Birthday Salute to Keith Moon Tanglewood Jul 7, 1970
  18. Steely Dan's London Premiere Rock Steely Dan's London Premiere The original lineup performs the revved up "Bodhisattva," the Latin-tinged "Do It Again" and the rockin' "Reeliin' In The Years" in 1974. Steely Dan's London Premiere Rainbow Theatre May 20, 1974
  19. Peter Gabriel's Final Tour with Genesis Rock Peter Gabriel's Final Tour… The theatrical frontman leads the prog-rockers on "Cuckoo Coconut" and other tunes from The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway in this '75 set. Peter Gabriel's Final Tour with Genesis Shrine Auditorium Jan 24, 1975
  20. Tori Amos' Daytrotter Session Folk & Bluegrass Tori Amos' Daytrotter Session The singer-songwriter, who turns 53 today, performs "Lady in Blue," "Ophelia" and other tunes from Abnormally Attracted to Sin in 2012. Tori Amos' Daytrotter Session Daytrotter Studio Dec 10, 2009
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