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  1. Tanya Tucker at the Winter Olympics Country Tanya Tucker at the Winter… The country star performs her hit "Delta Dawn" and tunes from Tear Me Apart in this 1980 concert from Olympic Village Theater in Lake Placid. Tanya Tucker at the Winter Olympics Dec 19, 1980
  2. A Geddy Lee Birthday Playlist Rock A Geddy Lee Birthday Playlist Rush's bassist-singer, who turns 61 today, leads the Canadian trio on tunes from 2112 and Grace Under Pressure in concerts from '76-'84. A Geddy Lee Birthday Playlist
  3. Video: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, '78 Rock watch video Video: Tom Petty & the Hea… The band's 13th studio album, Hypnotic Eye, comes out this week. See them perform classics like "Surrender," "Refugee" and "American Girl." Video: Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, '78 Winterland Dec 30, 1978
  4. Clifford Brown at Newport '55 Jazz Clifford Brown at Newport '55 The brilliant trumpeter, who died in a car accident at age 25 less than a year after this concert, performs his tune "Daahoud" with Max Roach. Clifford Brown at Newport '55 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 16, 1955
  5. Mike Bloomfield's Searing Licks Blues Mike Bloomfield's Searing … The Chicago guitarist was born on this day 71 years ago. Hear him wail on "Big City Woman" and "Sweet Little Angel" at the Fillmore in 1969. Mike Bloomfield's Searing Licks Fillmore West Feb 8, 1969
  6. Rodney Crowell at Daytrotter Studio Country Rodney Crowell at Daytrott… The prolific singer-songwriter performs "Jewel of the South" and tunes from Sex and Gasoline and KIN in these intimate solo performances. Rodney Crowell at Daytrotter Studio
  7. Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks at Winterland Jazz Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks … The intrepid frontman blends Django-flavored gypsy jazz and Texas swing in this 1972 benefit for the California Marijuana Initiative. Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks at Winterland Winterland Apr 30, 1972
  8. The Selecter at Tramps, '96 Rock The Selecter at Tramps, '96 Singer Pauline Black leads the U.K. ska revival band through an energized set featuring "Train to Skaville" and "Three Minute Hero." The Selecter at Tramps, '96 Tramps Sep 7, 1996
  9. Harry "Sweets" Edison In Memoriam Jazz Harry "Sweets" Edison In M… The classic trumpeter, who died on this day in 1999, plays with the Basie Orchestra, Benny Carter's Swingmasters and others in this playlist. Harry "Sweets" Edison In Memoriam
  10. Happy Birthday, Mick Jagger! Rock watch video Happy Birthday, Mick Jagger! The Stones' eternally youthful frontman turned 71 Saturday. See him fronting his own band in this 1987 concert video from Osaka, Japan. Happy Birthday, Mick Jagger! Osakajo Castle Hall Mar 15, 1987
  11. Remembering Laurindo Almeida Jazz Remembering Laurindo Almeida The late Brazilian guitarist and jazz samba pioneer, who died on this day in 1995, performs a superb solo set at Avery Fish Hall in 1974. Remembering Laurindo Almeida Avery Fisher Hall Jul 6, 1974
  12. Tal Farlow's Fascinating Rhythm Jazz Tal Farlow's Fascinating R… The late guitarist, who died on this day in 1998, flaunts blazing chops and a driving swing style in his 1968 Newport Jazz Festival debut. Tal Farlow's Fascinating Rhythm Newport Jazz Festival Jul 6, 1968
  13. The Meters Meet Dr. John Rock The Meters Meet Dr. John The New Orleans funksters play "Hey Pocky Way" and are joined by Mac Rebennack on "Right Place Wrong Time" and "Such a Night" in 1981. The Meters Meet Dr. John Superdome Dec 3, 1981
  14. Jose Feliciano at the Ash Grove Folk & Bluegrass Jose Feliciano at the Ash … The pioneering Latino crossover artist showcases his passionate vocals and incredible classical guitar technique in this eclectic set from 1964. Jose Feliciano at the Ash Grove Ash Grove Sep 26, 1964
  15. Big Mama Thornton's Gritty Holler Blues Big Mama Thornton's Gritty… The powerful singer and harmonica player, who died on this day in 1984, performs "Hound Dog" and "Ball and Chain" in this playlist. Big Mama Thornton's Gritty Holler
  16. Don Ellis Orchestra at '67 Newport Jazz Don Ellis Orchestra at '67… The pioneering electric trumpeter-composer leads his adventurous 20-piece aggregation through challenging material from Electric Bath. Don Ellis Orchestra at '67 Newport Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1967
  17. Video: Rage Against the Machine Rock watch video Video: Rage Against the Ma… The intense rap metal band from L.A. performs "No Shelter" (from the Godzilla soundtrack) and tunes from Evil Empire at Woodstock '99. Video: Rage Against the Machine Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 24, 1999
  18. Remembering Billy Taylor Jazz Remembering Billy Taylor The late pianist-educator-broadcaster and emcee was born on this day in 1921. Hear him playing solo and leading his All-Stars at Newport. Remembering Billy Taylor
  19. Bill Anderson at the South Florida Fair Country Bill Anderson at the South… The country star and Nashville Network TV personality sings "I Wonder If God Likes Country Music" at this 1984 concert with his Po' Folks Band. Bill Anderson at the South Florida Fair South Florida Fair Jan 29, 1984
  20. The Everly Brothers & Dad Folk & Bluegrass The Everly Brothers & Dad Brothers Don and Phil join their long-retired guitar-playing Daddy Ike on a superb set of old-timey tunes at the 1969 Newport Folk Festival. The Everly Brothers & Dad Newport Folk Festival Jul 19, 1969
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