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  1. A Ray Davies Birthday Playlist Rock A Ray Davies Birthday Play… The prolific singer-songwriter and frontman of The Kinks turns 70 today. Hear him perform more than three hours of his finest material. A Ray Davies Birthday Playlist
  2. John Lee Hooker's Newport Boogie Blues watch video John Lee Hooker's Newport … The late bluesman died on this day in 2001. Hear him perform "Baby Lee," "Crawlin' King Snake" and a marathon boogie-woogie in 1991. John Lee Hooker's Newport Boogie Newport Jazz Festival Aug 17, 1991
  3. Video: George Benson & the Big Boss Band Jazz watch video Video: George Benson & the… The great guitarist-singer performs "Without a Song," "Skylark," "I Only Have Eyes for You" with the Count Basie Orchestra at '90 Newport. Video: George Benson & the Big Boss Band Newport Jazz Festival Aug 19, 1990
  4. A Pete Seeger Memorial Folk & Bluegrass A Pete Seeger Memorial This weekend's Clearwater Festival at Croton Point Park, NY, will honor the late festival founder, environmentalist and folk music icon. A Pete Seeger Memorial
  5. Happy Birthday, Brian Wilson! Rock Happy Birthday, Brian Wilson! The brain behind the Beach Boys turns 72 today. Hear him return to the stage with the original lineup after a long hiatus on this 1979 tour. Happy Birthday, Brian Wilson! Nassau Coliseum May 14, 1979
  6. Remembering Chet Atkins Country Remembering Chet Atkins The late Country Gentlemen was born on this day 90 years ago. Hear him perform "Ready for the Times to Get Better" in this 1988 concert. Remembering Chet Atkins Nashville Jun 6, 1985
  7. Frankie Valli on the Four Seasons Interviews Frankie Valli on the Four … Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys" opens in theaters today. Hear the lead singer of the popular vocal group reminisce about those halcyon days. Frankie Valli on the Four Seasons Oct 29, 1988
  8. Jerry Garcia in the Great Outdoors Folk & Bluegrass Jerry Garcia in the Great … The Grateful Dead guitarist debuts his Acoustic Band on unplugged versions of "Deep Elem Blues," "Ripple," "Friend of the Devil" in 1987. Jerry Garcia in the Great Outdoors French's Camp Aug 29, 1987
  9. Ambrosia Makes Nice, Nice Rock Ambrosia Makes Nice, Nice The California prog-rock group performs their hit song "Nice, Nice Very Nice," co-written by author Kurt Vonnegut Jr., in this 1974 concert. Ambrosia Makes Nice, Nice Lafayette Sep 9, 1974
  10. Video: Bonnie Raitt Channels the Delta Blues watch video Video: Bonnie Raitt Channe… The slide guitarist-singer performs tunes by Delta blues masters J.B. Lenoir, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Robert Johnson and Skip James. Video: Bonnie Raitt Channels the Delta Shoreline Amphitheatre Nov 6, 1993
  11. Seals & Crofts at Carnegie Hall, '73 Rock Seals & Crofts at Carnegie… In anticipation of the summer solstice this weekend, hear the soft rock duo perform their seasonal anthem, "Summer Breeze." Seals & Crofts at Carnegie Hall, '73 Carnegie Hall Nov 23, 1973
  12. R.I.P. Horace Silver Jazz R.I.P. Horace Silver The great hard bop pianist and prolific composer passed away yesterday at age 85. Hear a playlist of his performances from Newport. R.I.P. Horace Silver
  13. Remembering Clarence Clemons Rock Remembering Clarence Clemons The Big Man, who died on this day in 2011, covers King Curtis' "Soul Serenade" and Springsteen's "Fire" with his Red Bank Rockers in '83. Remembering Clarence Clemons Ripley's Music Hall Nov 25, 1983
  14. Hampton Hawes' Nice Meanderings Jazz Hampton Hawes' Nice Meande… The West Coast pianist plays a hot set with his quartet featuring Steely Dan guitarist Denny Dias, bassist Carol Kaye and drummer Al Williams. Hampton Hawes' Nice Meanderings Great American Music Hall Aug 28, 1976
  15. Skip James' Ominous Delta Blues Blues Skip James' Ominous Delta … The enigmatic guitarist accompanies his eerie falsetto vocals on moody numbers like "Devil Got My Woman" and "Cherry Ball Blues" in 1968. Skip James' Ominous Delta Blues Hampton Jazz Festival Jun 27, 1968
  16. The White Brothers at Ash Grove Folk & Bluegrass The White Brothers at Ash … Guitarist Clarence White and mandolinist Roland (aka the New Kentucky Colonels) perform bluegrass favorites in this two-hour playlist. The White Brothers at Ash Grove
  17. They Say It's Your Birthday! Rock They Say It's Your Birthday! Sir Paul McCartney, who turns 72 this week, performs Beatles and Wings classics along with tunes from Flowers in the Dirt in this set. They Say It's Your Birthday! RFK Stadium Jul 4, 1990
  18. Video: Ministry Unplugged, '94 Rock watch video Video: Ministry Unplugged,… The industrial metal band performs acoustic versions of the Dead's "Friend of the Devil" and Dylan's "Lay Lady Lay" in this acoustic set. Video: Ministry Unplugged, '94 Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 2, 1994
  19. Charlie Musselwhite Goes Solo Blues Charlie Musselwhite Goes S… The Chicago bluesman plays guitar, harmonica and sings on "Lonesome in My Bedroom" and "Clarksdale Boogie" in this unaccompanied set. Charlie Musselwhite Goes Solo Berkeley Community Theatre May 15, 1998
  20. Kristin Hersh on Her Own, '98 Folk & Bluegrass Kristin Hersh on Her Own, '98 The former leader of alt-rock group Throwing Muses premieres stirring material from her solo album Strange Angels at McCabe's Guitar Shop. Kristin Hersh on Her Own, '98 McCabe's Guitar Shop Apr 11, 1998
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