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  1. Manhattan Transfer's Hip Harmonies Jazz Manhattan Transfer's Hip H… The vocalese group, appearing this week at the Blue Note in New York, performs "Four Brothers," "Route 66" and "Birdland" in a 1983 set. Manhattan Transfer's Hip Harmonies South Shore Music Circus Jul 31, 1983
  2. Remembering Joey Ramone Rock Remembering Joey Ramone The frontman for the Queens punk band died on this day in 2001. Hear him lead the group on "Rockaway Beach" and "Pinhead" in this '78 set. Remembering Joey Ramone Palladium Jan 7, 1978
  3. The Intimacy of Bill Evans Jazz The Intimacy of Bill Evans The great pianist performs "Time Remembered," "My Romance" and "My Foolish Heart" in this 1975 set from the Great American Music Hall. The Intimacy of Bill Evans Great American Music Hall Mar 12, 1975
  4. Prince's After-Party Jam Rock Prince's After-Party Jam The Purple One throws down with bassist Larry Graham on P-Funk's "Flashlight" and Sly Stone funk anthems in this set from Tramps. Prince's After-Party Jam Tramps Sep 26, 1998
  5. Happy Birthday, Loretta Lynn! Country Happy Birthday, Loretta Lynn! The reigning Queen of Country turns 84 today. Hear her sing "Blue Kentucky Girl" and her signature song "Coal Miner's Daughter" in 1981. Happy Birthday, Loretta Lynn! Westbury, NY Oct 31, 1981
  6. Link Wray's Raunch & Rumble Rock Link Wray's Raunch & Rumble The inventor of the power chord performs "Walkin' Bulldog," "Jack The Ripper" and his 1958 instrumental hit "Rumble" in this 1974 set. Link Wray's Raunch & Rumble Record Plant Sep 25, 1974
  7. U. Utah Phillips, Radical Raconteur Folk & Bluegrass U. Utah Phillips, Radical … The folksinger, storyteller and labor organizer performs Woody Guthrie's "Bread And Roses" and his "Casey Jones, Union Scab" in 1974. U. Utah Phillips, Radical Raconteur Great American Music Hall Dec 12, 1974
  8. Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow in Boston, '81 Rock Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbo… The Brit guitar hero, who turns 71 today, leads his group on Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" and Deep Purple's "Smoke on the Water." Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow in Boston, '81 Orpheum Theatre May 7, 1981
  9. A Jack Casady Birthday Playlist Rock A Jack Casady Birthday Pla… The bass guitar great turns 72 today. Hear him in sets from '66-'67 with Jefferson Airplane and with partner Jorma Kaukonen In Hot Tuna. A Jack Casady Birthday Playlist
  10. Nellie McKay's Beguiling Ditties Indie Nellie McKay's Beguiling D… The wonderfully quirky singer-songwriter-actress, who turns 32 today, performs tunes from Pretty Little Head and Obligatory Villagers in 2009. Nellie McKay's Beguiling Ditties Daytrotter Studio Feb 23, 2009
  11. Van Morrison Premieres 'Tupelo Honey' Rock Van Morrison Premieres 'Tu… The recently-knighted Irish soul man sings "Wild Night," "Moonshine Whiskey" and others from his then-new album in this 1971 set. Van Morrison Premieres 'Tupelo Honey' Pacific High Studios Sep 5, 1971
  12. Video: Kamasi Washington at Paste Studio Jazz Video: Kamasi Washington a… New tenor sax sensation performs "Malcolm's Theme" and "The Next Step" from his breakout album The Epic with a stripped-down quartet. Video: Kamasi Washington at Paste Studio Room 17 Jan 19, 2016
  13. Jimi Hendrix, Strictly the Blues Blues Jimi Hendrix, Strictly the… The rock guitar god dips deep into a stone blues bag on "Hear My Train A-Comin'," "Killin' Floor" and "Red House" in this one-hour playlist. Jimi Hendrix, Strictly the Blues
  14. Tom Tom Club's Infectious Grooves Rock Tom Tom Club's Infectious … Bassist Tina Weymouth and drummer-husband Chris Frantz play the much-sampled "Genius of Love" and "Wordy Rappinghood" in an '88 set. Tom Tom Club's Infectious Grooves Oakland Coliseum Arena Dec 31, 1988
  15. Happy Birthday, Herbie Hancock! Jazz Happy Birthday, Herbie Han… The pianist-composer and musical chameleon turns 76 today. Hear him perform solo, in duets with Chick Corea and with the Headhunters. Happy Birthday, Herbie Hancock!
  16. Tiny Tim Charms the Fillmore West Folk & Bluegrass Tiny Tim Charms the Fillmo… The eccentric troubadour, born on this day in 1932, wows the hippie crowd with "Tiptoe Through the Tulips" and "Animal Crackers" in '68. Tiny Tim Charms the Fillmore West Fillmore Auditorium May 9, 1968
  17. Pat Travers Rocks the Ritz Rock Pat Travers Rocks the Ritz The blues-rock guitar slinger, who turns 62 today, plays his signature "Boom Boom (Out Go the Lights)" and tunes from Black Pearl in 1982. Pat Travers Rocks the Ritz Ritz Nov 10, 1982
  18. A Cream Farewell in Oakland Rock A Cream Farewell in Oakland Clapton, Bruce and Baker unleash on "Crossroads," "I'm So Glad" and "Sunshine of Your Love" in one of their last U.S. concerts in 1968. A Cream Farewell in Oakland Oakland Coliseum Arena Oct 4, 1968
  19. Jesse Winchester in Montreal, '76 Folk & Bluegrass Jesse Winchester in Montre… The American-Canadian troubadour, who died on this day in 2014, plays his classic "Yankee Lady," "Twigs and Seeds" and "Bowling Green." Jesse Winchester in Montreal, '76 Studio Six Oct 13, 1976
  20. Bob Dylan's New York City Debut Folk & Bluegrass Bob Dylan's New York City … On this day in 1961, the former Robert Zimmerman from Hibbing opened for John Lee Hooker at Gerdes' Folk City in the Village. Bob Dylan's New York City Debut
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