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  1. Scott Hamilton's Swinging Sax Party Jazz Scott Hamilton's Swinging … The straight ahead tenor saxophonist, who turns 60 today, locks horns with his tenor sax elders Buddy Tate and Al Cohn in this 1981 set. Scott Hamilton's Swinging Sax Party Great American Music Hall Aug 17, 1981
  2. Happy Birthday, Neil Peart! Rock watch video Happy Birthday, Neil Peart! Drummer-lyricist for Canada's prog-rock band Rush turns 62 this week. Hear him perform tunes from 2112 and Caress of Steel in '76. Happy Birthday, Neil Peart! Capitol Theatre Dec 10, 1976
  3. Tower of Power Funkin' at the Fillmore, '71 Rock Tower of Power Funkin' at … The Bay Area horn band, fueled by drummer Dave Garibaldi and bassist Rocco Prestia, premieres tunes from their debut album, East Bay Grease. Tower of Power Funkin' at the Fillmore, '71 Fillmore West Mar 6, 1971
  4. George Jones in Kentucky, '87 Country George Jones in Kentucky, '87 The soulful singer-songwriter salutes country greats Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings on "Who's Gonna Fill Their Shoes." George Jones in Kentucky, '87 Executive Inn Feb 25, 1987
  5. King Crimson's First U.S. Tour Rock King Crimson's First U.S. … The powerhouse prog-rock band, currently on its 2014 tour, performs "21st Century Schizoid Man" and other early tunes in this 1969 set. King Crimson's First U.S. Tour Fillmore West Dec 14, 1969
  6. Charley Pride's Silky Vocals Country Charley Pride's Silky Vocals Charley Pride, the greatest selling performer on RCA since Elvis, makes adoring fans swoon at this 1985 show in West Virginia. Charley Pride's Silky Vocals Wheeling Civic Center May 11, 1985
  7. Happy Birthday, Mickey Hart! Rock Happy Birthday, Mickey Hart! The drummer-percussionist turns 71 today. Hear him with the Grateful Dead and leading his own Planet Drum ensemble in this 4-hour playlist. Happy Birthday, Mickey Hart!
  8. Leo Kottke's 6- and 12-String Magic Folk & Bluegrass Leo Kottke's 6- and 12-Str… The virtuoso fingerpicker, who turns 69 today, performs his signature "Vaseline Machine Gun" and The Byrds' "Eight Miles High" in this '73 set. Leo Kottke's 6- and 12-String Magic Palace Theater Waterbury May 19, 1973
  9. Wilson Pickett's Dance Party '94 Rock Wilson Pickett's Dance Par… The dynamic R&B singer performs his hits "Mustang Sally," "In the Midnight Hour" and "Funky Broadway" in this smokin' set from Tramps. Wilson Pickett's Dance Party '94 Tramps Oct 28, 1994
  10. A  Joe Zawinul Memorial Playlist Jazz A Joe Zawinul Memorial Pl… Hear the late keyboardist-composer, who died on this day in 2007, with Maynard Ferguson's orchestra, Weather Report and his Syndicate. A Joe Zawinul Memorial Playlist
  11. In Praise of Gatemouth Brown Blues In Praise of Gatemouth Brown Hear the great multi-instrumental bluesman Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown doing what he does best at the 1977 Nice Jazz Festival. In Praise of Gatemouth Brown Grande Parade du Jazz Jul 13, 1977
  12. Video: Chris Thile and Michael Daves 2011 Folk & Bluegrass watch video Video: Chris Thile and Mic… Mandolin virtuoso Thile, whose Bass and Mandolin was just released, performs with guitarist-singer Daves at the Paste offices in Georgia. Video: Chris Thile and Michael Daves 2011 Paste Magazine Offices May 17, 2011
  13. The Steve Miller Blues Band Blues The Steve Miller Blues Band Before he topped the charts, the Space Cowboy led a down and dirty blues band. Hear them in this '68 set, featuring guest Paul Butterfield. The Steve Miller Blues Band Fillmore West Dec 29, 1968
  14. Stan Getz And 'The Girl From Ipanema' Jazz Stan Getz And 'The Girl Fr… The Stan Getz Quartet charms Newport in 1964 with this unparalleled set featuring Asrtrud Gilberto on "The Girl From Ipanema." Stan Getz And 'The Girl From Ipanema' Newport Jazz Festival Jul 3, 1964
  15. Tom Petty and Steve Winwood On Tour Rock Tom Petty and Steve Winwoo… The two rock stars kick off their joint 18-city tour tonight at NYC's Madison Square Garden. Hear them in concert 20 years ago. Tom Petty and Steve Winwood On Tour
  16. Elvin Jones' Two Tenor Band Jazz Elvin Jones' Two Tenor Band The late, great drummer, who was born on this day in 1927, fuels this exhilarating 1974 set featuring Steve Grossman and Frank Foster. Elvin Jones' Two Tenor Band Avery Fisher Hall Jul 4, 1974
  17. Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra at Saratoga Jazz Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orche… The modern big band juggernaut performs "Blues for the Wee One," "Little Pixie" and "Don't Git Sassy" in this dynamic set from 1978. Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra at Saratoga Newport Jazz Festival Saratoga Jul 2, 1978
  18. Remembering Bill Monroe Folk & Bluegrass Remembering Bill Monroe The father of bluegrass music died this week in 1996. Hear him with his Bluegrass Boys at the Ash Grove in '67 and the Bottom Line in '83. Remembering Bill Monroe
  19. The Sex Pistols Invade America Rock watch video The Sex Pistols Invade Ame… Johnny Rotten leads the notorious Brit punk band on "God Save The Queen," "No Feelings" and "Anarchy in the U.K." in this 1978 set. The Sex Pistols Invade America Winterland Jan 14, 1978
  20. Walter "Wolfman" Washington on the Prowl Blues Walter "Wolfman" Washingto… The funky New Orleans soulman and guitarist performs "Girl I Want to Dance With You" and "Body And Fender Man" in this 1995 Tramps set. Walter "Wolfman" Washington on the Prowl Tramps Jul 14, 1995
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