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  1. Are You Ready for Sly & the Family Stone? Rock Are You Ready for Sly & th… The seminal funk-rock band, powered by bassist Larry Graham and drummer Greg Errico, performs a supercharged Fillmore set in '68. Are You Ready for Sly & the Family Stone? Fillmore East Oct 5, 1968
  2. Sonny Terry at the Ash Grove, '67 Blues Sonny Terry at the Ash Gro… The Piedmont harmonica ace, who was born on this day in 1911, whoops it up with partner Brownie McGhee on "Hootin' the Blues." Sonny Terry at the Ash Grove, '67 Ash Grove Jan 21, 1967
  3. Bill Wyman Keeps Rolling Along Rock Bill Wyman Keeps Rolling A… The oldest Stone turns 78 today. Hear him with the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band and with his all-star group, Willie and the Poor Boys. Bill Wyman Keeps Rolling Along
  4. Video: Tony Bennett in London Jazz watch video Video: Tony Bennett in London Tonight's PBS special pairs the jazz singer with Lady Gaga to promote their new album Cheek to Cheek. Hear him charm a Brit audience in '91. Video: Tony Bennett in London Prince Edward Theatre Sep 6, 1991
  5. The Bad Plus Breaking the Rules Jazz watch video The Bad Plus Breaking the … The unorthodox trio of pianist Ethan Iverson, bassist Reid Anderson and drummer Dave King premieres tunes from Prog in this 2006 video. The Bad Plus Breaking the Rules Newport Jazz Festival Aug 13, 2006
  6. Otis Rush at Tramps, 1994 Blues Otis Rush at Tramps, 1994 The gritty, lefty guitarist unleashes his Chicago West Side string-bending style on "Let's Have a Natural Ball" and "Ain't That Good News." Otis Rush at Tramps, 1994 Tramps May 20, 1994
  7. Happy Birthday, Weird Al Yankovic! Comedy Happy Birthday, Weird Al Y… The accordion-playing song parodist, who turns 55 today, has his way with Queen, Michael Jackson, Jim Croce and others in this 1984 set. Happy Birthday, Weird Al Yankovic! Trafalmadore Mar 10, 1984
  8. A Maybelle Carter Memorial Playlist Country A Maybelle Carter Memorial… The matriarch of country music's first family died on this day in 1978. Hear her sing "Keep on the Sunny Side" and "Wildwood Flower." A Maybelle Carter Memorial Playlist
  9. Dianne Reeves' Interpretitve Powers Jazz watch video Dianne Reeves' Interpretit… The daring vocalist, who turns 58 today, reinvents Cat Stevens' "Morning Has Broken" and Mongo Santamaria's "Afro Blue" at Newport. Dianne Reeves' Interpretitve Powers Newport Jazz Festival Aug 12, 2000
  10. The Diplomats of Solid Sound at Daytrotter Indie The Diplomats of Solid Sou… The neo soul band from Iowa City, fronted by vocalists Sarah Cram and Kathy Ruestow, performs "No Man" and "Jealous" in this 2010 set. The Diplomats of Solid Sound at Daytrotter Daytrotter Studio Dec 12, 2010
  11. Los Lobos' Rootsy Mix Rock Los Lobos' Rootsy Mix The Chicano band from East L.A. performs tunes from their major label debut, How Will the Wolf Survive?, in this eclectic set from 1984. Los Lobos' Rootsy Mix Metro Cincinnati Dec 10, 1984
  12. Sonny Curtis & the Crickets, '83 Country Sonny Curtis & the Cricket… The Texas singer-songwriter and leader of Buddy Holly's backing band performs his "I Fought the Law," "Walk Right Back" and "Good Old Girls." Sonny Curtis & the Crickets, '83 Albany Palace Theatre Jun 10, 1983
  13. Video: Iggy Pop at the Ritz, '86 Rock watch video Video: Iggy Pop at the Rit… The audacious proto-punk rocker performs classics from 1977's The Idiot and premieres tunes from Blah-Blah-Blah in this energized set. Video: Iggy Pop at the Ritz, '86 Ritz Nov 14, 1986
  14. Duke Ellington Orchestra in Sweden, '73 Jazz Duke Ellington Orchestra i… Renowned Swedish singer Alice Babs is featured in this concert from Malmo Stadium, just five months before the maestro passed. Duke Ellington Orchestra in Sweden, '73 Malmo Stadium Dec 11, 1973
  15. Video: Quasi at the Rickshaw Stop, 2008 Indie watch video Video: Quasi at the Ricksh… See the raucous Portland trio featuring Sleater-Kinner drummer Janet Weiss, keyboardist-singer Sam Coomes and bassist Joanna Bolme. Video: Quasi at the Rickshaw Stop, 2008 Rickshaw Stop Feb 27, 2008
  16. Bob Seger's Still Got It! Rock Bob Seger's Still Got It! The Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Famer has launched a 25-city tour at age 69 in support of his new album Ride Out. Hear him in a 1980 concert. Bob Seger's Still Got It! Cobo Arena Jun 15, 1980
  17. Video: The Punch Brothers at SXSW, 2012 Folk & Bluegrass watch video Video: The Punch Brothers … Mandolinist Chris Thile leads the modern bluegrass band on tunes from their third album Who's Feeling Young Now at the annual Austin bash. Video: The Punch Brothers at SXSW, 2012 Outdoor Stage On Sixth Mar 16, 2012
  18. Remembering Celia Cruz Jazz watch video Remembering Celia Cruz The late Queen of Salsa was born on this day in 1925. See her sing her hits "Quimbara" and "Bomboleo" with Tito Puente Orchestra 1990. Remembering Celia Cruz Newport Jazz Festival Aug 18, 1990
  19. A Salute to Dizzy Gillespie Jazz A Salute to Dizzy Gillespie The late trumpet legend and musical innovator was born on this day in 1917. Hear a three-hour playlist spanning concerts from 1959-1978. A Salute to Dizzy Gillespie
  20. Happy Birthday, Tom Petty! Rock Happy Birthday, Tom Petty! The singer-songwriter-guitarist turns 64 today. Hear him in concert with the Heartbreakers on his Damn the Torpedoes tour of 1979. Happy Birthday, Tom Petty! Houston Music Hall Dec 6, 1979
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