1. Todd Rundgren Flies Solo Rock: Todd Rundgren Flies Solo Paradise Feb 12, 1982 The forward-thinking popmeister, who turns 69 today, performs intimate renditions of his classics like "I Saw the Light" and new tunes from Healing in 1982.
  2. The Kinks in London, 1974 Rock: The Kinks in London, 1974 Hippodrome Theatre Jul 14, 1974 The group's principal songwriter Ray Davies, who turns 73 today, sings his "Lola," "Victoria" and "Dedicated Follower of Fashion" at the Hippodrome.
  3. Nils Lofgren at the Record Plant, 1975 Rock: Nils Lofgren at the Record Plant, 1975 Hippodrome Theatre Jul 14, 1974 The longtime E Street Band guitarist, who turns 66 today, premieres "Rock & Roll Crook," "Keith Don't Go" and other tunes from his 2nd solo album, Back It Up!!
  4. A Brian Wilson Milestone Rock: A Brian Wilson Milestone Hampton Coliseum Jun 3, 1980 The genius behind Pet Sounds turns 75 today. Hear him sing "God Only Knows" and "Wouldn't It Be Nice" from that landmark Beach Boys album in this 1980 set.
  5. Lionel Richie All Night Long Rock: Lionel Richie All Night Long Houston, TX Dec 3, 1986 The former frontman for the Commodores, who turns 68 today, sings his hits "Dancing on the Ceiling" and "All Night Long" in this 1986 set from Houston.
  6. Jerry Garcia's Tasty Licks Rock: Jerry Garcia's Tasty Licks Winterland Dec 20, 1975 On this day in 1987, Ben & Jerry's introduced their new flavor, Cherry Garcia, named after the iconic Grateful Dead guitarist. Hear him wail at Winterland in 1975.
  7. A Macca Milestone Rock: A Macca Milestone RFK Stadium Jul 4, 1990 Sir Paul McCartney turns 75 today. Hear him perform Beatles classics like "Can't Buy Me Love" and "Golden Slumbers" along with Wings tunes in 1990.
  8. Remembering The Big Man Rock: Remembering The Big Man Ripley's Music Hall Jan 22, 1984 Powerhouse saxophonist Clarence Clemons died on this day in 2011. Hear him play "Savin' Up," written for him by The Boss, in this 1984 set from Philly.
  9. Phish Goes Acoustic Rock: Phish Goes Acoustic Shoreline Amphitheatre Oct 17, 1998 Phish drummer Jon Fishman, who was just elected to local office in his Maine hometown, joins his bros on a hilarious a cappella version of "Free Bird" in 1998.
  10. Barry Manilow at the Troubadour, 1975 Rock: Barry Manilow at the Troubadour, 1975 Troubadour Feb 25, 1975 The singer-songwriter, who turns 74 today, performs his hit song "Mandy" along with a medley of his popular commercial jingles in this set from Hollywood.
  11. A Summer Of Love Soundtrack Rock: A Summer Of Love Soundtrack 37 songs 2:37:47 This week marked the 50th anniversary of the gathering of hippies in Haight-Ashbury. Hear the Jefferson Airplane, Grateful Dead and other bands from 1967.
  12. Ice Cube in New Orleans, 1998 Rock: Ice Cube in New Orleans, 1998 UNO Lakefront Arena Oct 18, 1998 The rapper-actor turns 48 today. Hear him perform "Straight Outta Compton" and the highly controversial "Fuck tha Police" from NWA's 1988 debut album.
  13. A Rod Argent Birthday Playlist Rock: A Rod Argent Birthday Playlist 22 songs 2:02:03 The Brit keyboardist-singer-songwriter turns 72 today. Hear him play "Hold Your Head Up" with Argent and "Time of the Season" with The Zombies.
  14. Mick Taylor Joins the Stones Rock: Mick Taylor Joins the Stones Forest National Oct 17, 1973 On this day in 1969, the former Bluesbreakers guitarist replaced Brian Jones in the lineup. Hear him riff on "Gimme Shelter" and "Midnight Rambler" in 1973.
  1. Cheap Trick at Tramps, 1994 Rock: Cheap Trick at Tramps, 1994 Tramps Sep 20, 1994 Drummer Bun E. Carlos, who turns 67 today, fuels the group on "Heaven Tonight," "I Want Your To Want Me" and a letter-perfect cover of "Magical Mystery Tour."
  2. .38 Special at My Father's Place Rock: .38 Special at My Father's Place My Father's Place Jun 8, 1977 Singer Donnie Van Zant, who turns 65 today, leads the southern rockers on "Gypsy Belle," "Fly Away" and "I Just Wanna Rock & Roll" from their '77 self-titled debut.
  3. A 'Pretty' Purdie Birthday Playlist Rock: A 'Pretty' Purdie Birthday Playlist 27 songs 2:38:10 Consummate timekeeper and shuffle drummer Bernard Purdie turns 76 today. Hear him play with Aretha Franklin, Jeff Beck and Lionel Hampton.
  4. Ray Charles In Memoriam Rock: Ray Charles In Memoriam ST Theater May 11, 1989 The soul icon died on this day in 2004. Hear him play his classics "Hit The Road Jack," "Mess Around," "I Got a Woman" and "What'd I Say" in this 1989 set.
  5. Soul Coughing at Tramps, 1995 Rock: Soul Coughing at Tramps, 1995 Tramps Jun 3, 1995 Singer-songwriter-guitarist Mike Doughty, who turns 47 today, leads the group on "Super Bon Bon," "The Idiot Kings" and other tunes from Irresistible Bliss.
  6. Truckin' with the Grateful Dead Rock: Truckin' with the Grateful Dead Fillmore East Apr 28, 1971 The iconic San Francisco psychedelic band plays classics like "Ripple," "Morning Dew" and "Playin' in the Band" in this 1971 set from the Fillmore East.
  7. Boz Scaggs at Radio City Music Hall Rock: Boz Scaggs at Radio City Music Hall Radio City Music Hall Apr 5, 1981 The soulful singer-guitarist, who turns 73 today, performs hit singles "Lido" and "Lowdown" from his platinum-selling album Silk Degrees in 1981.
  8. Mick Hucknall Holding Back the Years Rock: Mick Hucknall Holding Back the Years Ritz Apr 21, 1986 The Brit blue-eyed soul singer, who turns 57 today, leads Simply Red on "Money's Too Tight (To Mention)" and others from their debut, Picture Book, in 1986.
  9. Prince's Act I Tour, 1993 Rock: Prince's Act I Tour, 1993 DNA Lounge Apr 12, 1993 The Artist would've turned 59 today. Hear him premiere his single "Sexy MF" from Love Symbol Album and play "What Is Hip?" with the New Power Generation.
  10. Stevie Ray Vaughan Channels Jimi Rock: Stevie Ray Vaughan Channels Jimi Ripley's Music Hall Oct 20, 1983 The tough Texan interprets Hendrix's "Little Wing," "Voodoo Child (Slight Return)" and "Third Stone From the Sun" in this '83 set from Philadelphia.
  11. Frank Zappa Flaunts His Chops Rock: Frank Zappa Flaunts His Chops Tower Theater Apr 29, 1980 The guitar great stretches on two instrumentals, "Pound For A Brown" and "Watermelon In Easter Hay," in this 1980 set from Philadelphia.
  12. Yes 'Close to the Edge' in 1974 Rock: Yes 'Close to the Edge' in 1974 Veteran's Memorial Coliseum Dec 10, 1974 Featuring the twin attack of Chris Squire's bass and Steve Howe's guitar, this 1974 concert is classic Yes, featuring many of the band's cornerstone songs.
  13. Bowie With Nine Inch Nails Rock: 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.