Concert Vault

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  1. The Gospel at Colonus in Philly Folk & Bluegrass The Gospel at Colonus in P… Morgan Freeman and the Five Blind Boys of Alabama appear in this 1985 production of the acclaimed Bob Telson-Lee Breuer musical. The Gospel at Colonus in Philly Lincoln Center Philharmonic Hall Sep 17, 1985
  2. NEW: Live Wire at Boston's Rat Rock NEW: Live Wire at Boston's… Singer Mike Edwards leads the London pub band on "Hit & Run Driver," "Paid In Smiles" and other tunes from their '79 debut album Pick It Up. NEW: Live Wire at Boston's Rat
  3. The Cars Let the Good Times Roll Rock The Cars Let the Good Time… Ric Ocasek, who turns 67 today, fronts the band on "My Best Friend's Girl," "Just What I Needed" and more from their self-titled debut in '78. The Cars Let the Good Times Roll Palladium Sep 22, 1978
  4. Johnny Guarnieri Salutes Fats & Tatum Jazz Johnny Guarnieri Salutes F… The stride and swing pianist, born on this day in 1917, plays Fats Waller's "Alligator Crawl" and pays a tribute to Art Tatum on "Tiger Rag." Johnny Guarnieri Salutes Fats & Tatum Carnegie Hall Jun 30, 1974
  5. The Gatlin Brothers' Crossover Charm Country The Gatlin Brothers' Cross… Larry Gatlin leads the countrypolitan band on "Houston (Means I'm One Day Closer To You)" and "Sweet Becky Walker" in a '84 set from Austin. The Gatlin Brothers' Crossover Charm Austin Apr 26, 1984
  6. Little Buster & the Soul Brothers at Tramps Blues Little Buster & the Soul B… The Long Island legend (born Edward Forehand) leads his blues 'n' soul band on "Stand By Me," "Stormy Monday" and "Mustang Sally" in 1997. Little Buster & the Soul Brothers at Tramps Tramps Jun 13, 1997
  7. Happy Birthday, Chaka Khan! Rock Happy Birthday, Chaka Khan! The R&B diva (born Yvette Marie Stevens) turns 63 today. Hear her sing her hits with Rufus and as a solo star in this playlist from '75 to '94. Happy Birthday, Chaka Khan!
  8. Prince's 'Controversy' Tour Rock watch video Prince's 'Controversy' Tour The young Purple One performs "Do Me, Baby," "Let's Work" and "Jack U Off" from his fourth album in this 1982 set from the Capitol Theatre. Prince's 'Controversy' Tour Capitol Theatre Jan 30, 1982
  9. George Benson in Burn Mode Jazz George Benson in Burn Mode The guitar great, who turns 73 today, flaunts his fiery chops on Trane's "Impressions" and Duke's "Take the A Train" in this 1975 concert. George Benson in Burn Mode Carnegie Hall Jul 3, 1975
  10. Klymaxx at Boston's Channel Rock Klymaxx at Boston's Channel The LA-based all-female R&B/pop band performs their hits "Meeting in the Ladies Room," "Man Size Love" and "The Men All Pause" in a '87 set. Klymaxx at Boston's Channel Channel Apr 22, 1987
  11. The Thrasher Brothers in Nashville Country The Thrasher Brothers in N… Siblings Jim, Buddy and Joe blend vocal harmonies on "Smooth Southern Highway," "Long Tall Texan" and "Southern Swing" in this 1982 set. The Thrasher Brothers in Nashville Cannery Aug 21, 1982
  12. NEW: Jesse Colin Young's Folk-Rock Muse Folk & Bluegrass NEW: Jesse Colin Young's F… The singer-songwriter performs "Mornin' Sun," "Evenin'" and "Miss Hesitation" from his album Song for Juli in this 1973 set from Maine. NEW: Jesse Colin Young's Folk-Rock Muse Red Barn Oct 31, 1973
  13. Supertramp at Royal Albert Hall Rock Supertramp at Royal Albert… Co-founder and co-frontman Roger Hodgson, who turns 66 today, sings "Give a Little Bit," "Dreamer" and "Bloody Well Right" in a 1977 set. Supertramp at Royal Albert Hall Royal Albert Hall Feb 5, 1977
  14. Remembering Bobby Short Jazz Remembering Bobby Short The quintessential New York cabaret singer, who died on this day in 2005, takes on the Great American Songbook at the Cafe Carlyle in '82. Remembering Bobby Short Carlyle Feb 15, 1982
  15. A Salute to Otis Spann Blues A Salute to Otis Spann The Chicago pianist was born on this day in 1930. Hear him in a blues demo narrated by Langston Hughes and with Muddy Waters' band. A Salute to Otis Spann
  16. The Bray Brothers at Amazingrace, '74 Folk & Bluegrass The Bray Brothers at Amazi… Mandolinist-singer Pat Burton leads a tight bluegrass ensemble with guest fiddler John Hartford on "Come Back Little Darling" and "Katy Hill." The Bray Brothers at Amazingrace, '74 Amazingrace Jun 19, 1974
  17. NEW: Lene Lovich at Paradise, '79 Rock NEW: Lene Lovich at Paradi… The London-based new wave diva shows her idiosyncratic style on "Too Tender to Touch" and her hit single "Lucky Number" from Stateless. NEW: Lene Lovich at Paradise, '79 Paradise Mar 15, 1980
  18. The Fabulous Thunderbirds at Paradise Rock The Fabulous Thunderbirds … Guitarist Jimmie Vaughan, who turns 65 today, leads the Austin band on Li'l Millet's "Rich Woman" and Slim Harpo's "Tip On In" in a '81 set. The Fabulous Thunderbirds at Paradise Paradise May 9, 1981
  19. Jerry Reed at the Opryhouse Country Jerry Reed at the Opryhouse The country guitar picker and singer, who was born on this day in 1937, performs his '70s hits "Amos Moses" and "Patches" in this '82 set. Jerry Reed at the Opryhouse Opryhouse Oct 13, 1982
  20. Remembering Randy Rhoads Rock Remembering Randy Rhoads The heavy metal guitar hero died in a plane crash on this day in 1982. Hear him with Ozzy Osbourne on the Blizzard of Oz tour from 1981. Remembering Randy Rhoads St. Denis Theatre Jul 28, 1981
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