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  1. Remembering Lady Day Jazz Remembering Lady Day Newport impresario George Wein and record producer John Hammond host an all-star tribute to Billie Holiday, who died on this day in 1959. Remembering Lady Day Newport Jazz Festival New York Aug 18, 1985
  2. John Coltrane Quintet at Newport, '66 Jazz John Coltrane Quintet at N… The jazz legend, who passed on this day in 1967, is joined by Pharoah Sanders, Alice Coltrane, Jimmy Garrison and Rashied Ali in a searing set. John Coltrane Quintet at Newport, '66 Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1966
  3. Johnny Winter In Memoriam Rock Johnny Winter In Memoriam The iconic Texas guitar slinger died on this day in 2014. Hear his searing solos on blues and rock tunes in this two-hour playlist. Johnny Winter In Memoriam
  4. A Stewart Copeland Birthay Playlist Rock A Stewart Copeland Birthay… The inventive drummer turns 64 today. Hear him with The Police from 1979 to 1986 and in the studio working on soundtrack material in '95. A Stewart Copeland Birthay Playlist
  5. The Moody Blues at the L.A. Forum Rock The Moody Blues at the L.A… The British prog-rock band revisits classics like "Nights in White Satin," "Tuesday Afternoon" and "The Story In Your Eyes" in this 1983 set. The Moody Blues at the L.A. Forum LA Forum Dec 3, 1983
  6. Video: John Lee Hooker at Newport, '91 Blues watch video Video: John Lee Hooker at … The Mississippi-born boogie man performs "Backstabbers" and "Baby Lee" and is joined by boogie disciple John Hammond on "Highway 13." Video: John Lee Hooker at Newport, '91 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 17, 1991
  7. A Linda Ronstadt Playlist Rock A Linda Ronstadt Playlist The great singer, who turns 70 today, performs rock tunes in the early '70s and jazz standards with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra in 1984. A Linda Ronstadt Playlist
  8. Philly Joe Jones Meets Bill Evans Jazz Philly Joe Jones Meets Bil… The irrepressibly hip drummer, a member of Miles Davis' first great quintet, was born on this day in 1923. Hear him swing at Newport '67. Philly Joe Jones Meets Bill Evans Newport Jazz Festival Jul 2, 1967
  9. Joe Satriani's Mondo Chops Rock Joe Satriani's Mondo Chops The extreme guitarist, who turns 58 today, plays tunes from his breakthrough album Surfing With the Alien in this '88 Fillmore set. Joe Satriani's Mondo Chops Fillmore Auditorium Apr 16, 1988
  10. Boston at the Centrum, 1987 Rock Boston at the Centrum, 1987 Guitarist Tom Scholz leads the group on their hit "More Than a Feeling" and new tunes from Third Stage during a 10-night run in Worcester. Boston at the Centrum, 1987 Centrum Aug 16, 1987
  11. Video: Stanley Jordan's Magic Touch Jazz watch video Video: Stanley Jordan's Ma… The guitarist showcases his uncanny two-handed tapping technique on Oliver Nelson's "Stolen Moments" and the Beatles' "Eleanor Rigby" in '86. Video: Stanley Jordan's Magic Touch Newport Jazz Festival Aug 23, 1986
  12. A Salute to Woody Guthrie Folk & Bluegrass A Salute to Woody Guthrie The Dust Bowl Troubadour was born on this day in 1912. Hear the Grateful Dead, Counting Crows, son Arlo and others sing his songs. A Salute to Woody Guthrie
  13. Video: Angelique Kidjo at Newport, '06 Folk & Bluegrass watch video Video: Angelique Kidjo at … The Grammy-winning Beninese singer-songwriter performs vibrant tunes from Logozo and a searing cover of Hendrix's "Voodoo Child." Video: Angelique Kidjo at Newport, '06 Newport Jazz Festival Aug 13, 2006
  14. Video: Rage Against the Machine Rock watch video Video: Rage Against the Ma… Metal meets hip hop when singer-rapper Zack de la Roche leads the L.A. band on "No Shelter." "Wake Up" and others at '99 Woodstock. Video: Rage Against the Machine Woodstock 99 East Stage Jul 24, 1999
  15. Happy Birthday, Roger McGuinn! Rock Happy Birthday, Roger McGu… The former lead singer and lead guitarist of The Byrds turns 74 today. Hear him with the Byrds in the early '70s and solo in 1984. Happy Birthday, Roger McGuinn!
  16. Video: Joshua Redman's Killer Quartet Jazz watch video Video: Joshua Redman's Kil… The rising star saxophonist, then 24, thrills Newport with pianist Brad Mehldau, bassist Christian McBride and drummer Brian Blade in 1993. Video: Joshua Redman's Killer Quartet Newport Jazz Festival Aug 14, 1993
  17. The Outlaw Blues Band at Ash Grove, '67 Blues The Outlaw Blues Band at A… The edgy L.A. band, featuring John Diaz's raw vocals and guitar work, puts a punk spin on blues classics like "Crossroads" and "I'm Ready." The Outlaw Blues Band at Ash Grove, '67 Ash Grove Jun 30, 1967
  18. Pete Escovedo's Percolating Rhythms Jazz watch video Pete Escovedo's Percolatin… The percussionist-bandleader and Bay Area icon, who turns 81 today, leads his 11-piece band on Latin jazz fusion tunes from Mister E in '89. Pete Escovedo's Percolating Rhythms Gift Center May 29, 1989
  19. Procol Harum Plays the Fillmore, '68 Rock Procol Harum Plays the Fil… The British progressive rock group, featuring guitarist Robin Trower, plays "Christmas Camel" and other tunes from its self-titled debut. Procol Harum Plays the Fillmore, '68 Fillmore West Nov 1, 1968
  20. Fleetwood Mac at the Record Plant, '74 Rock Fleetwood Mac at the Recor… Christine McVie, who turns 73 today, performs her tunes "Spare Me a Little," "Why" and "Believe Me" with the Bob Welch edition of the band. Fleetwood Mac at the Record Plant, '74 Record Plant Dec 15, 1974
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