Bill Graham Concerts

  1. Hendrix in Berkeley, 1970 Bill Graham: Hendrix in Berkeley, 1970 Berkeley Community Theatre May 30, 1970 The ultimate guitar god delivers a challenging but rewarding set, including tunes "Straight Ahead," "Machine Gun" and "Foxy Lady," shortly before his tragic death.
  2. The Last Waltz's 40th Anniversary Bill Graham: The Last Waltz's 40th Anniversary Winterland Nov 25, 1976 Staged by Bill Graham, the Band's farewell concert was presented on Thanksgiving Day, 1976. Here the un-retouched recording.
  3. John Lee Hooker at Shoreline Bill Graham: John Lee Hooker at Shoreline Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 10, 1992 The Boogie Man is joined by guitarist Ry Cooder on "Serves Me Right to Suffer," "Hobo Blues" and "Crawlin' King Snake" in this 1992 set.
  4. Pearl Harbor & The Explosions Bill Graham: Pearl Harbor & The Explosions Oakland Auditorium Aug 24, 1979 The Bay Area new wave band performs "Let's Eat," "Shut Up And Dance" and their single "Drivin'" in this 1979 set from the Oakland Auditorium.
  5. Remembering Alvin Lee Bill Graham: Remembering Alvin Lee Winterland Apr 30, 1971 The Brit guitar star, who died on this day in 2013, leads Ten Years After on scorching versions of "I'm Going Home" and "Sweet LIttle Sixteen."
  6. Allmans, closing night at Fillmore East Bill Graham: Allmans, closing night at Fillmore East Fillmore East Jun 27, 1971 The end of an era, ushered out by the Brothers.
  7. Traffic at the Fillmore East, 1970 Bill Graham: Traffic at the Fillmore East, 1970 Fillmore East Nov 18, 1970 Drummer Jim Capaldi, born in 1944, joins Steve Winwood, Chris Wood and Rick Grech on "Medicated Goo" and "Dear Mr. Fantasy."
  8. Van Morrison debuts Tupelo Honey Bill Graham: Van Morrison debuts Tupelo Honey Pacific High Studios Sep 5, 1971 The Belfast Cowboy premieres songs from his brand-new "Tupelo Honey" album in this unique 1971 set.
  9. The Who at Tanglewood, 1970 Bill Graham: The Who at Tanglewood, 1970 Tanglewood Jul 7, 1970 The Who concluded their 1970 tour at Tanglewood, their last U.S. performance of Tommy with Keith Moon. An incredible recording.
  10. Tom Petty Rocks Winterland Bill Graham: Tom Petty Rocks Winterland Winterland Dec 30, 1978 The singer-songwriter leads The Heartbreakers on their hits "Breakdown" and "American Girl" and premieres "Refugee" from Damn the Torpedoes in this '78 set.
  11. Elton John's First Stateside Tour Bill Graham: Elton John's First Stateside Tour Fillmore West Nov 12, 1970 The singer-songwriter performs his "Amoreena" and "Burn Down the Mission" in a stripped-down piano trio setting at the Fillmore in 1970.
  12. Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968 Bill Graham: Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968 Winterland Oct 12, 1968 The guitar god performs "Foxy Lady," "Purple Haze," "Little Wing" and others with bassist Noel Redding and drummer Mitch Mitchell at Winterland.
  13. Neil Young & Crazy Horse, 1970 Bill Graham: Neil Young & Crazy Horse, 1970 Fillmore East Mar 6, 1970 The godfather of grunge plays "Down By The River," "Cinnamon Girl" and "Cowgirl in the Sand" from the landmark Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere in 1970.
  14. CCR at the Fillmore Bill Graham: CCR at the Fillmore Fillmore West Mar 14, 1969 Frontman John Fogerty leads the Bay Area roots rockers on "Proud Mary," "Suzy Q" and "Stormy Monday" in a 1969 set.
  15. Best of Bill Graham
    1. Traffic at the Fillmore East, 1970
    2. Van Morrison debuts Tupelo Honey
    3. Tom Petty Rocks Winterland
    4. Elton John's First Stateside Tour
    5. Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968
    6. Neil Young & Crazy Horse, 1970
    7. Derek and the Dominos, 1970
    8. Allman Brothers at the Fillmore East
    9. Bob Dylan with The Band, 1974
    10. Bruce Springsteen Proves It All Night
  16. Cream Unleashed, 1968 Bill Graham: Cream Unleashed, 1968 Oakland Coliseum Arena Oct 4, 1968 Legendary drummer Ginger Baker has passed at the age of 80. Hear him unleash on "Crossroads," "I'm So Glad" and "Sunshine of Your Love" in one of Cream’s last U.S. concerts in 1968.
  17. Delaney & Bonnie at the Fillmore Bill Graham: Delaney & Bonnie at the Fillmore Fillmore West Feb 22, 1970 Guitarist-singer-songwriter Delaney Bramlett, born in 1939, joins wife Bonnie and Eric Clapton for a set of searing rock 'n' soul.
  18. Bowie With Nine Inch Nails Bill Graham: Bowie With Nine Inch Nails Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 21, 1995 David Bowie's 1995 tour contained many of the most frighteningly intense shows of his career, and to up the ante he invited Nine Inch Nails to co-headline.
  19. Albert King at the Fillmore, 1971 Bill Graham: Albert King at the Fillmore, 1971 Fillmore East Jun 27, 1971 A huge influence on many of rock's greatest guitarists. Hear Albert King unleash his string-bending prowess on "Crosscut Saw" and "Personal Manager" in 1971.
  20. B.B. King Rocks the Fillmore West Bill Graham: B.B. King Rocks the Fillmore West Fillmore Auditorium Jun 6, 1968 The king of the blues serenades the hippies with his classics "Paying the Cost to Be the Boss," Sweet Sixteen" and "Rock Me Baby" in this '68 set.
  21. Bob Marley and the Wailers, 1979 Bill Graham: Bob Marley and the Wailers, 1979 Oakland Auditorium Nov 30, 1979 Enhancing this already stellar show is a fantastic guest performance by guitarist Ron Wood of the Rolling Stones for the six-song encore
  22. Derek and the Dominos, 1970 Bill Graham: Derek and the Dominos, 1970 Fillmore East Oct 23, 1970 Without a doubt one of our all-time favorite shows: Clapton stretching out with a crack rhythm section, great songs, great playing. This is everything we love about live music.
  23. Jeff Beck at the Fillmore West, 1968 Bill Graham: Jeff Beck at the Fillmore West, 1968 Fillmore West Jul 24, 1968 Listen to the British guitar hero play "Jeff's Boogie," "You Shook Me" and "Morning Dew" in this 1968 Fillmore West set.
  24. Mountain at the Fillmore East Bill Graham: Mountain at the Fillmore East Fillmore East Jun 27, 1971 Leslie West and Felix Pappalardi lead the group on Jack Bruce's "Theme From an Imaginary Western" and their classic, "Mississippi Queen."
  25. Pink Floyd at the Fillmore West Bill Graham: Pink Floyd at the Fillmore West Fillmore West Apr 29, 1970 Featuring guitar great David Gilmour, the mighty Floyd plays a 22-minute "A Saucerful of Secrets' in 1970 at the legendary San Francisco venue.
  26. Huey Lewis Wants a New Drug Bill Graham: Huey Lewis Wants a New Drug Slim's May 23, 1989 The soulful singer leads the News on their hit song from Sports and covers of "Lets Go Get Stoned" and "Working In a Coal Mine" in 1989.
  27. Elvis Costello at Winterland Bill Graham: Elvis Costello at Winterland Winterland Jun 7, 1978 The prolific singer-songwriter premieres "Pump It Up," "Lip Service" and other tunes from This Year's Model in this '78 set.
  28. Grace Slick with Great Society, '66 Bill Graham: Grace Slick with Great Society, '66 Fillmore Auditorium Jun 10, 1966 The singer premieres "Somebody To Love" and "White Rabbit" with the Bay Area band before joining Jefferson Airplane later that year.