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  1. Remembering Vassar Clements Folk & Bluegrass Remembering Vassar Clements The late, great bluegrass fiddler, born on this day in 1928, plays "Panama Red," "Tennessee Stud" and "Orange Blossom Special" in 1976. Remembering Vassar Clements SUNY New Paltz May 9, 1976
  2. NEW: Joe "King" Carrasco & The Crowns Rock NEW: Joe "King" Carrasco &… The Tex-Mex new wave band performs "Party Doll," "Party Weekend" and the classic "96 Tears" on this Son of Stiff tour from 1980. NEW: Joe "King" Carrasco & The Crowns Paradise Dec 11, 1980
  3. Joe Henderson's Tenor Intensity Jazz Joe Henderson's Tenor Inte… The late saxophonist-composer, who was born on this day in 1937, stretches on his "Recorda Me" and "Power to the People" in this '75 set. Joe Henderson's Tenor Intensity Great American Music Hall Dec 19, 1975
  4. Johnny Griffin at the Village Vanguard Jazz Johnny Griffin at the Vill… The great tenor sax burner, aka "Little Giant," showcases his stellar chops on his tunes "A Monk's Dream" and "Blues for Leslie" in a '81 set. Johnny Griffin at the Village Vanguard Village Vanguard Jun 25, 1981
  5. Ronnie Spector's Retro Revue Rock Ronnie Spector's Retro Revue The original 'bad girl of rock 'n' roll' and leader of the Ronettes sings "Da Doo Ron Ron" and joins Martha Reeves on "Dancing in the Streets." Ronnie Spector's Retro Revue Latin Quarter Feb 19, 1987
  6. Narada Michael Walden Goes to Jail Rock Narada Michael Walden Goes… The drummer-producer leads his band on the pop hit "Freeway of Love" and the fusion jam "Led Boots" in this '92 set from San Quentin Prison. Narada Michael Walden Goes to Jail San Quentin Prison Sep 20, 1992
  7. NEW: Rick Derringer Rocks Boston Rock NEW: Rick Derringer Rocks … The guitarist/singer/songwriter leads his band on "Rock 'n' Roll Hoochie Koo" and a Chuck Berry medley in this '78 set from club Paradise. NEW: Rick Derringer Rocks Boston Paradise Jul 7, 1978
  8. An Earl Hines Memorial Playlist Jazz An Earl Hines Memorial Pla… The great pianist, who died on this day in 1983, performs "Sweet Lorraine," "Stardust," "Memories of You" and a West Side Story medley. An Earl Hines Memorial Playlist
  9. A Birthday Salute to Glen Campbell Country A Birthday Salute to Glen … The singer-guitarist, who turns 80 today, performs his hits "Galveston," "Gentle On My Mind" and "By The Time I Get To Phoenix" in this '85 set. A Birthday Salute to Glen Campbell War Memorial Auditorium Greensboro Mar 2, 1985
  10. Charles Mingus Premieres a Masterwork Jazz Charles Mingus Premieres a… The prolific bassist-composer, who was born on this day in 1922, performs his "Cumbia & Jazz Fusion" in this '77 set from New Orleans. Charles Mingus Premieres a Masterwork New Orleans Apr 1, 1977
  11. NEW: Root Boy Slim at Paradise, '78 Rock NEW: Root Boy Slim at Para… The late, legendary D.C. wildman-satirist leads his Sex Change Band on "Boogie 'Til You Puke," the mock disco tune "My Wig Fell Off" and more. NEW: Root Boy Slim at Paradise, '78 Paradise May 12, 1978
  12. R.I.P. Prince Rock watch video R.I.P. Prince Prince Rogers Nelson, one of the most gifted and charismatic artists of the past 30 years, died today at age 57. See his Controversy tour of '82. R.I.P. Prince Capitol Theatre Jan 30, 1982
  13. Video: Nicholas Payton at Newport Jazz watch video Video: Nicholas Payton at … The New Orleans trumpeter leads his quintet on Cedar Walton's classic "Bolivia" and his new arrangement of "Little Liza Jane" in this '97 set. Video: Nicholas Payton at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Aug 15, 1997
  14. The Cure Courts a Dark Muse in D.C. Rock The Cure Courts a Dark Mus… Robert Smith, who turns 57 today, leads the Brit proto-goth group on "Boys Don't Cry," "Let's Go to Bed" and new tunes from The Top in '84. The Cure Courts a Dark Muse in D.C. Ontario Theatre Nov 16, 1984
  15. Freddie King Cookin' at the Ash Grove Blues Freddie King Cookin' at th… The Texas Cannonball stretches out on a medley of Jimmy Rogers' "That's Alright" and his own instrumental hit "Hide Away" in this '70 set. Freddie King Cookin' at the Ash Grove Ash Grove Aug 25, 1970
  16. NEW: Molly Hatchet's Three-Guitar Army Rock NEW: Molly Hatchet's Three… The southern rockers play rowdy versions of "Bounty Hunter" and other tunes from their self-titled debut in this '79 set from Cleveland. NEW: Molly Hatchet's Three-Guitar Army Agora Ballroom Atlanta Apr 20, 1979
  17. Iggy Pop Wants to Be Your Dog Rock Iggy Pop Wants to Be Your Dog The godfather of punk, who turns 69 today, sings "Gimme Danger" and "Raw Power" with David Bowie on piano and backup vocals in a '77 set. Iggy Pop Wants to Be Your Dog Agora Ballroom Mar 21, 1977
  18. Bob Marley's Positive Vibration Rock watch video Bob Marley's Positive Vibr… The reggae legend performs "I Shot the Sheriff," "Lively Up Yourself," "No Woman, No Cry" and other classics in this 1979 set. Bob Marley's Positive Vibration Oakland Auditorium Nov 30, 1979
  19. Cheech & Chong Burn Another One Down Comedy Cheech & Chong Burn Anothe… The stoner duo performs their famous "Up In Smoke" sketch before a raucous Spring Break audience in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1977. Cheech & Chong Burn Another One Down Daytona Beach, FL Apr 8, 1977
  20. 4/20 Anthems Rock 4/20 Anthems Cannabis culture has embraced April 20 as National Weed Day. Hear a playlist of pro-pot songs by CSN&Y, Peter Tosh, Ben Harper and others. 4/20 Anthems
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