1. Aerosmith in Central Park Rock: Aerosmith in Central Park  Central Park Aug 29, 1975 Steven Tyler fronts the classic rock band from Boston on their mega hits "Sweet Emotion," "Dream On" and "Walk This Way" in this 1975 set.
  2. Band of Gypsys at the Fillmore East Rock: Band of Gypsys at the Fillmore East Fillmore East Jan 1, 1970 Jimi Hendrix, Billy Cox and Buddy Miles kick off 1970 with a scorching set that includes "Who Knows," "Power of Soul" and "Machine Gun."
  3. The Police at Boston’s Paradise Rock: The Police at Boston’s Paradise Paradise Apr 9, 1979 The trio of Andy Summers, Stewart Copeland and Sting barrel through their entire first album in this punchy 1979 set.
  4. Danko and the Band in D.C. Rock: Danko and the Band in D.C. Carter Barron Amphitheater Jul 17, 1976 Bassist and singer Rick Danko, who was born on this day in 1943, sings lead on "It Makes No Difference" and "This Wheel's On Fire" during this 1976 concert.
  5. The Boss is Coming to Town Rock: The Boss is Coming to Town Capitol Theatre Sep 20, 1978 Celebrate with Bruce & the E Street Band in this homecoming show featuring their classic version of “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.”
  6. Joe Cocker & the Grease Band Rock: Joe Cocker & the Grease Band Fillmore West Oct 19, 1969 Hear the gravelly-voiced singer light up the Fillmore West with "She Came in Through the Bathroom Window" and "Feelin' Alright" in 1969.
  7. The Birth of Tull Rock: The Birth of Tull Tanglewood Jul 7, 1970 In December of 1967, school chums Ian Anderson and John Evan formed the prog-rock group Jethro Tull, heard here 3 years later at Tanglewood.
  8. Santana's Soul Sacrifice Rock: Santana's Soul Sacrifice Palladium Feb 10, 1978 The Bay Area band jams on the epic instrumental that wowed Woodstock, along with a Latin-tinged remake of "She's Not There."
  9. Curtis Mayfield's '70s Anthems Rock: Curtis Mayfield's '70s Anthems Hofstra University Nov 2, 1972 The late soul icon performs his hits "Superfly," "Freddie's Dead" and "Pusherman" in this 1972 set.
  10. R.I.P. Greg Lake Rock: R.I.P. Greg Lake Fillmore East Nov 21, 1969 We were very sad to learn of the passing of the talented singer and bassist. Hear him with King Crimson during their first US tour at the Fillmore East.
  11. R.E.M. at the Capitol Theatre, 1984 Rock: R.E.M. at the Capitol Theatre, 1984  Capitol Theatre Oct 12, 1984 Guitarist Peter Buck sparks the Athens alt-rockers on their first single "Radio Free Europe" and tunes from Reckoning.
  12. Hendrix in Berkeley, 1970 Rock: 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.
  13. R.I.P. Leon Russell Rock: R.I.P. Leon Russell Fillmore East Nov 20, 1970 We pay tribute to a tremendous songwriter, musician, and performer with this outstanding 1970 concert from the Fillmore East. Hear this and understand what we just lost.
  14. Hall & Oates' Blue-Eyed Soul Rock: Hall & Oates' Blue-Eyed Soul Roanoke Civic Center Apr 22, 1982 Daryl Hall, who turns 70 today, joins partner John Oates on their hits "Sara Smile," "Rich Girl" and "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)" in 1982.
  1. Ahh...The Name is Bootsy, Baby! Rock: Ahh...The Name is Bootsy, Baby! Tramps Sep 28, 1994 Bassist-singer and ultra-funkateer Bootsy Collins leads his Rubber Band on "One Nation Under a Groove" and "Stretchin' Out" in this '94 set.
  2. The Rolling Stones in Detroit, 1978 Rock: The Rolling Stones in Detroit, 1978 Masonic Hall Jul 6, 1978 Charlie Watts provided his classic backbeat on swaggering classics like "Star Star," "Happy," "Shattered," "Brown Sugar" and others in this set.
  3. The Pretenders at the Heatwave Festival Rock: The Pretenders at the Heatwave Festival Heatwave Festival Aug 23, 1980 The new wave band just released its new album, Alone. Hear them play a revved up "Precious" and their hit single "Brass in the Picket" in 1980.
  4. Little Richard at the Boston Tea Party Rock: Little Richard at the Boston Tea Party Boston Tea Party May 23, 1970 The rock 'n' roll originator performs his classics "Lucille," "Tutti Frutti, "Good Golly Miss Molly" and a cover of "Ooh Poo Pah Doo" in 1970.
  5. Jackson Browne at Madison Square Garden Rock: Jackson Browne at Madison Square Garden Madison Square Garden Sep 21, 1979 The singer-songwriter, who turns 68 today, plays his hits "Running on Empty" and "The Pretender" and premieres "Disco Apocalypse" in 1979.
  6. Average White Band Funks Up Boston Rock: Average White Band Funks Up Boston Boston College Apr 28, 1978 Scottish singer and rhythm guitarist Stuart Hamish, who turns 67 today, leads the group on "Pick Up the Pieces" and "School Boy Crush" in 1978.
  7. John Mellancamp's Songs From the Heartland Rock: John Mellancamp's Songs From the Heartland Rainbow Music Hall Aug 16, 1982 The singer-songwriter, who turns 65 today, went by the stage name of John Cougar when he introduced "Jack & Diane" in this 1982 concert.
  8. The Black Crowes' Raunch 'n' Roll Rock: The Black Crowes' Raunch 'n' Roll Ritz Dec 31, 1990 Chris Robinson leads the Atlanta-based band on "Struttin' Blues" and other tunes from their debut Shake Your Money Maker in this 1990 set.
  9. Los Lobos at the Fillmore, '98 Rock: Los Lobos at the Fillmore, '98 Fillmore Auditorium Dec 4, 1998 David Hidalgo, who turns 62 today, leads the East LA roots rockers on cumbias, Tex-Mex, Chicago blues tunes and a Grateful Dead cover.
  10. 10cc's Pythonesque Humor Rock: 10cc's Pythonesque Humor Santa Monica Nov 11, 1975 Kevin Godley, who turns 71 today, leads the Brit art-pop band on "Rubber Bullets" and the mini-operetta "Une Nuit a Paris" in a '75 set.
  11. Iggy Pop's Raw 'Instinct' Rock: Iggy Pop's Raw 'Instinct' Channel Jul 19, 1988 The artist formerly known as James Osterberg, Jr. performs "Tuff Baby," "Cold Metal" and other new tunes from Instinct in a 1988 Boston set.
  12. Bob Dylan Reunites with The Band Rock: Bob Dylan Reunites with The Band Los Angeles Forum Feb 14, 1974 After a long touring hiatus, Dylan returns with electrified versions of "Highway 61," "Like a Rolling Stone" and Blowin' in the Wind" in 1974.
  13. Remembering Janis Joplin Rock: Remembering Janis Joplin Winterland Jun 14, 1968 On this day in 1970, the iconic singer died at age 27. Hear her raw, uninhibited style with Big Brother & the Holding Company in 1968.