Music

Silver Eagle

  1. John Denver In Memoriam Silver Eagle: John Denver In Memoriam Ethel Kennedy Residence Aug 29, 1972 The singer-songwriter, who died in a plane crash on this day in 1997, performs his signature "Rocky Mountain High" in a benefit from 1972.
  2. Marshall Tucker Band in SF Silver Eagle: 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.
  3. Ricky Skaggs at the Ohio State Fair Silver Eagle: Ricky Skaggs at the Ohio State Fair Ohio State Fair Sep 29, 1984 The singer-mandolin ace, who turns 62 today, plays Merle Travis' "Sweet Temptation" and his own "Low and Lonely" and "Don't Cheat in Our Hometown" in 1984.
  4. Kris Kristofferson's Prolific Pen Silver Eagle: Kris Kristofferson's Prolific Pen Country Club Jun 25, 1982 The singer-songwriter, who turns 81 today, plays many of his popular tunes including "For the Good Times," "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Why Me" in 1982.
  5. George Jones, Ragged But Right Silver Eagle: George Jones, Ragged But Right Bottom Line Jun 6, 1981 The greatest voice in country music delivers on "The Race Is On," "Bartender's Blues" and the poignant "He Stopped Loving Her Today" in this 1981 set.
  6. Jessie Colter Ridin' Shotgun in Albany Silver Eagle: Jessie Colter Ridin' Shotgun in Albany Albany Palace Theatre Jun 10, 1983 The singer-songwriter, who turns 74 today, performs her crossover hit "I'm Not Lisa" and the country ballad "I'm Looking for Blue Eyes" in this 1983 set.
  7. Jerry Jeff Walker at the Lone Star Cafe Silver Eagle: Jerry Jeff Walker at the Lone Star Cafe Lone Star Cafe Aug 19, 1982 This is one of the most enjoyable live sets you are likely to hear from one of the last true country cowboy music stars that's still out there packing venues.
  8. Dwight Yoakam's Honky Tonk Appeal Silver Eagle: Dwight Yoakam's Honky Tonk Appeal  Fillmore Auditorium Dec 31, 1985 The country star covers classics like "Heartaches By the Number," Johnny Cash's "Ring Of Fire" and Hank Williams' "Jambalaya" in 1985.
  9. Still 'Killin'' After All These Years Silver Eagle: Still 'Killin'' After All These Years E.M. Lowes Theater Oct 5, 1984 The Killer, Jerry Lee Lewis, turns 81 today. Hear him play his anthemic "Rockin' My Life Away" and his classic "Great Balls of Fire" in a 1984 set.
  10. Carlene Carter's Country Confessions Silver Eagle: Carlene Carter's Country Confessions Bottom Line Jul 18, 1978 The singer-songwriter, who turns 61 today, performs "Smoke Dreams," "Who Needs Words" and other tunes from her self-titled 1978 debut.
  11. Steve Goodman's Sardonic Ditties Silver Eagle: Steve Goodman's Sardonic Ditties Bottom Line Mar 30, 1977 The singer-songwriter with a biting sense of humor died on this day in 1984. Hear his "Banana Republic" and "Chicken Cordon Blues" in 1977.
  12. David Allan Coe's Outlaw Anthems Silver Eagle: David Allan Coe's Outlaw Anthems Memorial Stadium Bonifay Jan 21, 1984 The prolific country singer-songwriter, who turns 77 today, performs his "Longhaired Redneck" and "Take This Job and Shove It" in 1984.
  13. Dottie West's Country Pop Appeal Silver Eagle: Dottie West's Country Pop Appeal Ziegfields Jan 29, 1982 The country star, who died on this day in 1991, sings her hit singles "Country Sunshine" and "Every Time Two Fools Collide" in this '82 set.
  14. Remembering Jerry Reed Silver Eagle: Remembering Jerry Reed Opryland Sep 22, 1983 The guitar picker and singer died on this day in 2008. Hear him play "Amos Moses" and "East Bound and Down" in this '83 Opryland set.
  15. Best of Silver Eagle
    1. Marshall Tucker Band at Winterland
    2. Remembering Tammy Wynette
    3. R.I.P. Merle Haggard
    4. Charlie Daniels' Volunteer Jam X
    5. Dolly Parton's New York City Debut
    6. A Waylon Jennings' Birthday Concert
    7. George Jones' Soulful Laments
    8. Getting' Rowdy With Hank, Jr.
    9. Chet Atkins live in Nashville, 1985
    10. Loretta Lynn live in Dallas, 1982
  16. Jason & the Scorchers Fire Up Chi-Town Silver Eagle: Jason & the Scorchers Fire Up Chi-Town Metro Chicago Apr 19, 1985 The Nashville-based band brings a manic punk energy to Neil Young's "Are You Ready for the Country?" and "Polk Salad Annie" in this '85 set
  17. McGuffey Lane at the Lone Star Cafe, '83 Silver Eagle: McGuffey Lane at the Lone Star Cafe, '83 Lone Star Cafe Jan 18, 1983 The dual guitar work of Terry Efaw and John Schwab sparks the Ohio band on "Making a Living's Killing Me" from Let the Hard Times Roll.
  18. Eddy Raven in Austin, 1986 Silver Eagle: Eddy Raven in Austin, 1986 Rumors Apr 20, 1986 The Lafayette, Louisiana native, who turns 72 today, sings "I Got Mexico," "We Robbed Trains" and tunes from Love & Other Hard Times.
  19. George Jones at Paradise, '82 Silver Eagle: George Jones at Paradise, '82 Paradise Mar 16, 1982 The greatest country singer ever puts his soulful stamp on "The Race Is On," "Bartender's Blues" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today" in Boston.
  20. John Conlee in Alabama, '76 Silver Eagle: John Conlee in Alabama, '76 Red Level, AL Jun 6, 1982 The crossover country singer, who turns 70 today, performs his hits "Friday Night Blues," "Lady Lay Down" and "Rose Colored Glasses."
  21. Happy Birthday, Mel Tillis! Silver Eagle: Happy Birthday, Mel Tillis! Paducah, KY Jan 16, 1987 The popular '70s singer-songwriter turns 84 today. Hear him sing his hit "Coca Cola Cowboy" and "Texas On A Saturday Night" in this '87 set.
  22. Ricky Skaggs at West Palm Beach Silver Eagle: Ricky Skaggs at West Palm Beach West Palm Beach Nov 6, 1981 The country and bluegrass singer-songwriter and mandolinist, who turns 62 today, performs "Don't Get Above Your Raising" in this '81 set.
  23. Billy 'Crash' Craddock Rubs It In Silver Eagle: Billy 'Crash' Craddock Rubs It In Thunder Valley Raceway May 28, 1983 The country singer, who turns 77 today, sings his hits "Ruby Baby," "Broken Down in Tiny Pieces" and "Rub It In" in this '83 set from Bristol.
  24. Waylon Jennings at Opryland, '83 Silver Eagle: Waylon Jennings at Opryland, '83 Opryland Oct 14, 1983 The outlaw country star, who was born on this day in 1937, performs his "Amanda" and duets with wife Jessi Colter on "Storms Never Last."
  25. The Judds in Hampton, Virginia, '85 Silver Eagle: The Judds in Hampton, Virginia, '85 Hampton Coliseum Oct 27, 1985 Wynonna Judd, who turns 52 today, joins mother Naomi on hits "GIrls' Night Out" and "Mama He's Crazy," and Little Richard's "Rip It Up."
  26. Shelly West Was Raised on Country Sunshine Silver Eagle: Shelly West Was Raised on Country Sunshine Exit Inn Mar 4, 1982 The daughter of country star Dottie West turns 58 today. Hear her with partner David Frizzell on Roger Miller's "Husbands and Wives" in 1982.
  27. George Strait in the Big Apple Silver Eagle: George Strait in the Big Apple Lone Star Cafe Apr 28, 1984 The neo-traditional country icon, who turns 64 today, performs "I Can't See Texas From Here" and "Honky Tonk Crazy" at NYC's Lone Star Cafe.
  28. Alabama at the Salt Palace Silver Eagle: Alabama at the Salt Palace Salt Palace Mar 20, 1981 Randy Owen leads the quartet on their hit "Love in the First Degree" and a cover of the Marshall Tucker Band's "Can't You See" in this '81 set.