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Rock

  1. Diana Ross' Central Park Soiree Rock: Diana Ross' Central Park Soiree Central Park Jul 22, 1983 The day after a rainstorm cancelled her show before 800,000 fans, the pop diva returned to sing her hits.
  2. Aretha Franklin In Memoriam Rock: Aretha Franklin In Memoriam Nassau Coliseum Jul 8, 1973 The Queen of Soul died in 2018. Listen to her sing "Rock Steady," "Day Dreaming," "Dr. Feelgood" and "Spanish Harlem" in this 1973 concert.
  3. Ric Ocasek in Memoriam Rock: Ric Ocasek in Memoriam Palladium Sep 22, 1978 The late Ric Ocasek would have turned 76 this month. Listen as he fronts The Cars on "My Best Friend's Girl," "Just What I Needed" and more from their self-titled debut in '78.
  4. Peter Frampton Comes Alive Rock: Peter Frampton Comes Alive Record Plant Mar 24, 1975 The Brit guitarist-singer plays "Do You Feel Like We Do" and "Doobie Wah" in this stellar-sounding set from the Record Plant in 1975.
  5. A Bob Dylan Milestone Rock: A Bob Dylan Milestone Tramps Jul 26, 1999 Hear the profoundly influential singer-songwriter in a 1999 set.
  6. Warren Zevon Strikes Up the Band Rock: Warren Zevon Strikes Up the Band Metro Sep 29, 1982 The singer-songwriter, who died in 2003, performs "Lawyers, Guns and Money," "Excitable Boy" and "Werewolves of London" at Boston's Metro in 1982.
  7. Boston at the Centrum, 1987 Rock: Boston at the Centrum, 1987 Centrum Aug 16, 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.
  8. John Cale at Tramps, 1994 Rock: John Cale at Tramps, 1994 Tramps Sep 18, 1994 The co-founder of the Velvet Underground performs tunes from 1974's Fear and 1989's Words For The Dying.
  9. Sting in Vegas, 1993 Rock: Sting in Vegas, 1993 Sam Boyd Stadium May 16, 1993 The ex-Police man covers the Beatles' "Penny Lane" and "Blackbird," Jimi Hendrix's "Purple Haze" and performs the Police hit "Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic."
  10. Morris Day & the Time Get It Up Rock: Morris Day & the Time Get It Up Capitol Theatre Jan 30, 1982 The funkateers from Minneapolis play their dance hits "The Stick," "Dance to the Beat," "Cool" and other tunes from their self-titled debut in this 1982 set.
  11. Remembering Chris Squire Rock: Remembering Chris Squire Veteran's Memorial Coliseum Dec 10, 1974 The late Yes bassist died in 2015. Hear him play Yes classics "Close to the Edge," "And You And I" and "Roundabout" on their 1974 tour.
  12. Talking Heads 'Remain in Light' Live Rock: Talking Heads 'Remain in Light' Live Emerald City Nov 8, 1980 David Byrne leads an expanded lineup featuring guitarist Adrian Belew and keyboardist Bernie Worrell on new and old material in this '80 set.
  13. Remembering Lou Reed Rock: Remembering Lou Reed Theatre St. Denis Aug 13, 1989 The iconic New York singer-songwriter, who would've turned 77 today, performs new tunes from New York and classics like "Sweet Jane" in '89.
  14. U2 on 'The Joshua Tree' Tour Rock: U2 on 'The Joshua Tree' Tour Madison Square Garden Sep 28, 1987 With a passionate delivery of hits galore, this Madison Square Garden show proves why U2 was the biggest band in the world in 1987.
  15. Best of Rock
    1. Ric Ocasek in Memoriam
    2. Sting in Vegas, 1993
    3. Talking Heads 'Remain in Light' Live
    4. U2 on 'The Joshua Tree' Tour
    5. Sabbath Plays Their Greatest Hits
    6. Bob Marley and the Wailers, 1979
    7. Neil Peart In Memoriam
    8. Remembering David Bowie
    9. Linda Ronstadt, the Queen of Country Rock
    10. Bob Dylan Reunites with The Band
  16. Huey Lewis & the News in Hartford Rock: Huey Lewis & the News in Hartford Hartford, CT Aug 25, 1984 The singer and harmonica player leads The News on "Heart of Rock & Roll," "I Want a New Drug" and other tunes from Sports in 1984.
  17. A Spotlight on Walter Becker Rock: A Spotlight on Walter Becker Paramount Theatre Seattle Jul 1, 1974 The late Steely Dan co-founder would have turned 70 this year. Hear him with longtime partner Donald Fagen on tunes from Countdown to Ecstasy in a 1974 set from Seattle.
  18. A Salute to Bon Scott Rock: A Salute to Bon Scott Towson State College Oct 16, 1979 The late Scottish-born Aussie singer, born in 1946, fronts AC/DC on classics like "Live Wire" and "Highway to Hell" in this '79 set.
  19. Billy Idol at the Savoy, 1982 Rock: Billy Idol at the Savoy, 1982 Savoy Dec 31, 1983 The new wave punk with the infamous lip curl play his hits "Dancing With Myself" and "White Wedding" and covers Tommy James & the Shondells' "Mony Mony."
  20. Sabbath Plays Their Greatest Hits Rock: Sabbath Plays Their Greatest Hits Convention Hall Aug 5, 1975 Black Sabbath released their sixth LP Sabbotage in 1975. This SUPER HEAVY set is a greatest hits album of just released tracks to their earliest.
  21. Marshall Tucker Band in SF Rock: Marshall Tucker Band in SF Cow Palace Dec 31, 1973 Toy and Tommy Caldwell lead the Southern rockers on "Take The Highway," "Can't You See," "Ramblin'" and other tunes from their self-titled debut in this 1973 Cow Palace set.
  22. Peter Gabriel's Final Tour with Genesis Rock: Peter Gabriel's Final Tour with Genesis Shrine Auditorium Jan 24, 1975 The theatrical frontman leads the prog-rockers on "Cuckoo Coconut" and other tunes from The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway in this '75 set.
  23. Steve Hackett's Prog-Rock Anthems Rock: Steve Hackett's Prog-Rock Anthems Paradise Nov 12, 1981 The former Genesis guitarist premieres "Overnight Sleeper," "The Air-Conditioned Nightmare" and other tunes from Cured in 1981.
  24. Elton John in Central Park, 1980 Rock: Elton John in Central Park, 1980 Central Park Sep 13, 1980 The singer-songwriter performs his classics "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road," "Bennie and the Jets," "Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)" and "Rocket Man."
  25. Van Morrison Premieres 'Tupelo Honey' Rock: Van Morrison Premieres '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.
  26. Bob Marley and the Wailers, 1979 Rock: 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
  27. Bo Diddley's Infectious Beat Rock: Bo Diddley's Infectious Beat Jamaica Pond Park Jul 28, 1970 The Originator died in 2008. Hear him play "The Bo Diddley Chant" and "You Can't Judge A Book By Looking At The Cover" in this 1970 set.
  28. Supertramp at Royal Albert Hall Rock: Supertramp at Royal Albert Hall Royal Albert Hall Feb 5, 1977 Co-founder and co-frontman Roger Hodgson sings "Give a Little Bit," "Dreamer" and "Bloody Well Right" in a 1977 set.