Concert Vault

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  1. Happy Birthday, Sir Paul! Rock Happy Birthday, Sir Paul! Paul McCartney turns 74 today. Hear him perform classic Beatles and Wings tunes in this 1990 concert from RFK Stadium in Washington D.C. Happy Birthday, Sir Paul! RFK Stadium Jul 4, 1990
  2. Remembering the Big Man Rock Remembering the Big Man The late saxophonist Clarence Clemons died on this day in 2011. Hear him with his Red Band Rockers and Bruce Springsteen's E Street Band. Remembering the Big Man
  3. Video: The Mothership Lands in Woodstock Rock watch video Video: The Mothership Land… George Clinton leads the P-Funk All-Stars on anthems like "We Want the Funk" and "Mothership Connection" at the 1999 Woodstock Festival. Video: The Mothership Lands in Woodstock Woodstock 99 West Stage Jul 23, 1999
  4. Dizzy Sings! Jazz Dizzy Sings! The virtuosic trumpeter and bebop/world music innovator turns vocalist on "I'm Goin' Fishin'," "Oo-Pa-Pa-Da," "Ooh Shoo Be Doo Be" and others. Dizzy Sings!
  5. Sweet Honey in the Rock's Folk Tales Folk & Bluegrass Sweet Honey in the Rock's … Bernice Johnson Reagon leads the D.C.-based all-women a cappella ensemble on "Echo" and "If You Had Lived" in this '79 benefit concert. Sweet Honey in the Rock's Folk Tales Madison Square Garden Sep 21, 1979
  6. John Mayall at Philharmonic Hall, 1973 Blues John Mayall at Philharmoni… The Godfather of British Blues premieres his Jazz Blues Fusion band featuring trumpeter Blue Mitchell and saxophonist Red Holloway. John Mayall at Philharmonic Hall, 1973 Philharmonic Hall Jul 5, 1973
  7. Ike & Tina Turner at Newport, 1970 Rock Ike & Tina Turner at Newpo… The husband-wife team delivers a scintillating set that includes covers of "Respect," "Land of 1,000 Dances" and "Honky Tonk Women." Ike & Tina Turner at Newport, 1970 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 11, 1970
  8. Video: Max Roach at Newport Jazz watch video Video: Max Roach at Newport The jazz legend performs solo drum pieces "Ghost Dance," "I'm Singing With Drumsticks in My Hand" and "Tribute to Papa Jo Jones" in a '92 set. Video: Max Roach at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Aug 16, 1992
  9. Video: The Blues Brothers at Winterland Blues watch video Video: The Blues Brothers … The Blues Brothers film premiered in Chicago on this day in 1980. See Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi in character in this '78 Winterland set. Video: The Blues Brothers at Winterland Winterland Dec 31, 1978
  10. The Pretenders at the Heatwave Fest Rock The Pretenders at the Heat… James Honeyman Scott, who died on this day in 1982, shares guitar duties with Chrissie Hynde in this 1980 set from Ontario, Canada. The Pretenders at the Heatwave Fest Heatwave Festival Aug 23, 1980
  11. Billy 'Crash' Craddock Rubs It In Country Billy 'Crash' Craddock Rub… The country singer, who turns 77 today, sings his hits "Ruby Baby," "Broken Down in Tiny Pieces" and "Rub It In" in this '83 set from Bristol. Billy 'Crash' Craddock Rubs It In Thunder Valley Raceway May 28, 1983
  12. Video: Femi Kuti at Newport Folk & Bluegrass watch video Video: Femi Kuti at Newport The son of Afrobeat superstar Fela Kuti turns 54 today. See him perform with his large ensemble with exotic dancers in this 2000 set. Video: Femi Kuti at Newport Newport Jazz Festival Aug 12, 2000
  13. Ella Fitzgerald In Memoriam Jazz Ella Fitzgerald In Memoriam The First Lady of Song, who died on this day in 1998, shows her scat prowess on "Stomping at the Savoy" and "How High the Moon" in '78. Ella Fitzgerald In Memoriam Carnegie Hall Jun 24, 1978
  14. Kansas' 'Point of Know Return' Tour Rock Kansas' 'Point of Know Ret… Singer-songwriter Steve Walsh, who turns 65 today, leads the prog-rockers on "Dust in the Wind" and "Carry On Wayward Son" in '78. Kansas' 'Point of Know Return' Tour Pine Knob Jul 25, 1978
  15. Waylon Jennings at Opryland, '83 Country Waylon Jennings at Oprylan… The outlaw country star, who was born on this day in 1937, performs his "Amanda" and duets with wife Jessi Colter on "Storms Never Last." Waylon Jennings at Opryland, '83 Opryland Oct 14, 1983
  16. Video: Ice Cube at Woodstock, '99 Rock watch video Video: Ice Cube at Woodsto… The rapper-actor, who turns 47 today, performs "Natural Born Killaz," "Straight Outta Compton," "Check Yo Self" and other gangsta anthems. Video: Ice Cube at Woodstock, '99 Woodstock 99 West Stage Jul 24, 1999
  17. Remembering Wes Montgomery Jazz Remembering Wes Montgomery The jazz guitar legend, who died on this day in 1968, swings on "Tequila" and "Naptown Blues" at the 1967 Newport Jazz Festival. Remembering Wes Montgomery Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1967
  18. Culture Club Tumbles 4 Philly Rock Culture Club Tumbles 4 Philly Boy George, who turns 55 today, leads the Brit pop-soul band on "Karma Chameleon" and "I'll Tumble 4 Ya" in this 1983 set. Culture Club Tumbles 4 Philly Tower Theater Aug 31, 1983
  19. Two Generations of Brubeck at Carnegie Hall Jazz Two Generations of Brubeck… Darius Brubeck, who turns 69 today, joins father Dave and brothers Dan and Chris on "Unsquare Dance" and "Blue Rondo a la Turk" in a '75 set. Two Generations of Brubeck at Carnegie Hall Carnegie Hall Jul 2, 1975
  20. Rory Gallagher's Righteous Riffs Rock Rory Gallagher's Righteous… The Irish guitar hero and blues-rocker died on this day in 1995. Hear his fiery fretboard work on "Shin Kicker" and "Bullfrog Blues" in 1978. Rory Gallagher's Righteous Riffs Bottom Line Nov 10, 1978
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