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  1. Video: Grover Washington, Jr. Lets It Flow Jazz watch video Video: Grover Washington, …The sax icon seamlessly shifts from smooth jazz ("Winelight") to straight ahead ("Stella By Starlight") at the 1988 Newport Jazz Festival.
  2. Eddie Money Wants to Be a Rock & Roll Star Rock watch video Eddie Money Wants to Be a …The raspy-voiced singer turns 65 today. See him perform material from his self-titled debut in this revved-up concert video from 1977.
  3. Happy Birthday, Carl Palmer! Rock Happy Birthday, Carl Palmer!The virtuoso drummer of Emerson, Lake & Palmer fame turns 64 today. Hear him showcased on "Tank/Enemy of God" in this '77 concert.
  4. Remembering Maestro Gil Evans Jazz Remembering Maestro Gil EvansThe composer-arranger-bandleader died on this day in 1988. Hear him lead his band through "Blues in Orbit" and "Zee Zee" in this 1973 set.
  5. 'Long Tall' Marcia Ball in the Big Apple Blues 'Long Tall' Marcia Ball in…The two-fisted 'Fess-inspired N'awlins pianist turns 65 today. Hear her perform her signature tunes "Red Beans" and "La Te Da" in this '97 set.
  6. Remembering Jerry Reed Country Remembering Jerry Reed The late guitar picker would've turned 77 today. Hear his downhome humorous story songs like "The Bird" and "Amos Moses" in 1982.
  7. Pat Metheny's Fretboard Fantasia Jazz watch video Pat Metheny's Fretboard Fa…The phenomenal guitarist performs solo and with his trio of bassist Christian McBride and drummer Antonio Sanchez at '03 Newport.
  8. Clarence "Frogman" Henry Still Croakin' Rock Clarence "Frogman" Henry S…The New Orleans R&B singer turns 77 today. Hear him perform his 1956 hit "Ain't Got No Home" in this 1981 set from the Superdome.
  9. Video: Harry Connick, Jr. Radiates the 88s Jazz watch video Video: Harry Connick, Jr. …The popular actor and vocalist stretches out on piano in this set of instrumentals from his After Hours album at 2004 Newport.
  10. Gordon Lightfoot's Canadian Tales Folk & Bluegrass Gordon Lightfoot's Canadia…The Ontario singer-songwriter premieres material from his third album, Did She Mention My Name?, in this 1968 Fillmore set.
  11. Monk Plays Monk at Newport '92 Jazz watch video Monk Plays Monk at Newport…The drummer son of a bona fide jazz legend, Thelonious Sphere Monk III leads his sextet through tunes from his debut, Take One.
  12. Santana in South America, '73 Rock watch video Santana in South America, '73This fascinating documentary (in Spanish) captures Carlos Santana's group on tour at the peak of their exploration into fusion music.
  13. Video: Wynton Marsalis' 'Majesty of the Blues' Jazz Video: Wynton Marsalis' 'M…The Grammy-winning trumpeter-composer premieres material from his latest opus with his quintet at the 1989 Newport Jazz Festival.
  14. Keb' Mo's Post-Modern Appeal Blues Keb' Mo's Post-Modern AppealThe neo-Delta blues star performs tunes from his Grammy-winning second album, Just Like You, in this 1997 Tramps set.
  15. Wilson Pickett's Soul-Stirring R&B Rock Wilson Pickett's Soul-Stir…The Wicked Pickett sings "In the Midnight Hour," "Mustang Sally," "Funky Broadway" and "Land of 1,000 Dances" in this '94 Tramps set.
  16. Happy Birthday, Charley Pride! Country Happy Birthday, Charley Pr…The '70s country star turns 76 today. Hear him perform his hit "Kiss An Angel Good Mornin'" and cover "For the Good Times" in 1985.
  17. Allman Brothers' 'Enlightened Rouges' Tour Rock watch video Allman Brothers' 'Enlighte…As ABB kicks off its final March run at NYC's Beacon Theatre, see them in a 1979 concert video with Dickey Betts and Dan Toler on guitars.
  18. Van Morrison Tours the Old Country Rock watch video Van Morrison Tours the Old…We can think of no better guide through the Emerald Isle on this St. Patrick's Day than soulful Irishman Van Morrison.
  19. Video: The Rite of Strings at '95 Newport Jazz watch video Video: The Rite of Strings…The supergroup of guitarist Al Di Meola, violinist Jean-Luc Ponty and bassist Stanley Clarke perform new material from their self-titled debut.
  20. Video: Chick Corea Salutes Bud Powell Jazz watch video Video: Chick Corea Salutes…The pianist joins drummer Roy Haynes, saxophonist Joshua Redman, trumpeter Wallace Roney and bassist Christian McBride at '96 Newport.
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