Top 30: Special Guest Appearances

By: Concert Vault

31 songs / 3:52:07

  1. 1 Grateful Dead / Hurts Me Too 10:42
  2. 2 Little Feat / Rock & Roll Doctor 04:06
  3. 3 Peter Gabriel / All Day And All Of The Night (Featur… 06:08
  4. 4 Jeff Beck / Power 05:54
  5. 5 Dave Edmunds & Rockpile / Let It Rock (featuring Kei… 04:47
  6. 6 Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band / The River 06:13
  7. 7 The Allman Brothers Band / Whipping Post 11:57
  8. 8 Son Seals Blues Band / Mother-In-Law Blues 07:26
  9. 9 Steve Miller Band / Song For Our Ancestors 07:32
  10. 10 B.B. King / Sweet Sixteen 08:57
  11. 11 Kiki Dee / Don't Go Breaking My Heart, featuring Elt… 05:03
  12. 12 Betts, Hall, Leavell and Trucks / Ramblin' Man 06:36
  13. 13 Booker T. & the MG's / Overhaul Junction 03:35
  14. 14 Muddy Waters Blues Band / Got My Mojo Working 05:22
  15. 15 Wilco / Ripple (w/ Phil Lesh) 05:20
  16. 16 Blues Traveler / Mountain Cry 20:11
  17. 17 Santana / Oye Como Va 08:49
  18. 18 John Lennon / Give Peace A Chance 07:40
  19. 19 Grateful Dead / Okie From Muskogee 03:42
  20. 20 Jorma Kaukonen / Volunteers 13:03
  21. 21 Wishbone Ash / Where Were You Tomorrow 14:35
  22. 22 B.B. King / B.B. King Tells A Story 10:51
  23. 23 B.B. King / Going Down Slow 06:06
  24. 24 Nils Lofgren / Believe (with Neil Young) 03:31
  25. 25 George Thorogood / One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer 12:53
  26. 26 Steve Goodman / Mama Don't Allow 06:46
  27. 27 Stan Getz Quartet / But Not for Me (Feat. Chet Baker) 05:27
  28. 28 Linda Ronstadt / Silver Threads & Golden Needles (Ou… 03:17
  29. 29 Grateful Dead / Wang Dang Doodle 05:44
  30. 30 Leftover Salmon / Blues In The Bottle 06:25
  31. 31 The Paul Butterfield Blues Band / Got My Mojo Working 03:29

Here are our 30 favorite instances of special guests sitting in throughout the Vault. It's not always tight, and it's not always pretty, but it's always a recording to behold. The list of special guests is as follows (there are 31 tracks because tracks 22 and 23 are from the same show):

1. Duane Allman
2. Bonnie Raitt
3. Robert Fripp (of King Crimson)
4. John McLaughlin (of Mahavishnu Orchestra)
5. Keith Richards
6. Sting on vocals, Shankar on violin
7. Jerry Garcia
8. Johnny Winter
9. Paul Butterfield
10. Albert King
11. Elton John
12. David Allen Coe and Warren Haynes
13. Albert King
14. Dizzy Gillespie (trumpet) and James Moody (sax)
15. Phil Lesh
16. Carlos Santana
17. Los Lobos and Bobby McFerrin
18. Sha Na Na, Roberta Flack, and Stevie Wonder
19. The Beach Boys
20. Leslie West and Stephen Stills
21. Peter Haycock (guitar) and Colin Cooper (sax) of the Climax Blues Band
22 - 23. Johnny and Edgar Winter
24. Neil Young
25. Elvin Bishop
26. The Joy Of Cooking
27. Chet Baker
28. David Bromberg
29. John Popper
30. G. Love
31. Muddy Waters