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  1. Keb' Mo' In A "Dangerous Mood" Tramps: Keb' Mo' In A "Dangerous Mood" Tramps Mar 6, 1997 The Grammy-winning neo-Delta bluesman (aka Kevin Moore) plays "Perpetual Blues Machine" and other tunes form Just Like You in 1997.
  2. Remembering Billy Preston Tramps: Remembering Billy Preston Tramps Feb 2, 1996 The gifted singer-songwriter-keyboardist would've turned 71 today. Hear him play his hits "Nothing From Nothing" and "Will It Go Round In Circles" in a 1996 set.
  3. Del McCoury Band at Tramps, 1998 Tramps: Del McCoury Band at Tramps, 1998 Tramps Mar 13, 1998 The bluegrass icon leads his band of superb pickers on mountain music staples like "Back Up and Push," "Loneliness and Desperation" and "Cotton Eyed Joe."
  4. Larry Graham's Funky Jams Tramps: Larry Graham's Funky Jams Tramps Jan 17, 1997 The bassist-singer, who turns 71 today, performs his tunes "Hair," "One in a Million" and "The Jam," then covers several Sly & The Family hits in this 1997 set.
  5. Kool & the Gang Get Funky Tramps: Kool & the Gang Get Funky Tramps Jul 13, 1996 Robert "Kool" Bell leads the band of funkateers on their hits "Ladies Night," "Get Down On It," "Jungle Boogie" and "Hollywood Swinging" in this 1996 set from Tramps.
  6. Foo Fighters' Debut Tramps: Foo Fighters' Debut Tramps Apr 27, 1995 Ex-Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl switches to guitar and vocals to premiere "This Is a Call," "Floaty" and other tunes from the group's self-titled first album in 1995.
  7. A Salute to Buddy Guy Tramps: A Salute to Buddy Guy Tramps May 8, 1996 The blues guitar great turns 81 today. Hear him testify on "Damn Right, I've Got the Blues" and "Feels Like Rain" and wail on Jimi Hendrix's "Voodoo Child" in 1996.
  8. Lonnie Mack's Memphis Wham! Tramps: Lonnie Mack's Memphis Wham! Tramps Apr 21, 1995 The pioneering blues-rock guitarist would've turned 76 today. Hear him wield his Flying-V on his "Memphis," "Cincinnati Jail" and "Wham!" in this '95 Tramps set.
  9. A Salute to Desmond Dekker Tramps: A Salute to Desmond Dekker Tramps May 27, 1995 Jamaican ska and reggae pioneer Desmond Dekker was born on this day in 1941. Hear him sing his '60s hits "007 (Shanty Town)" and "Israelites" in this '95 set
  10. Cheap Trick at Tramps, 1994 Tramps: 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."
  11. Soul Coughing at Tramps, 1995 Tramps: 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.
  12. The Brothers Johnson at Tramps Tramps: The Brothers Johnson at Tramps Tramps Dec 17, 1994 Bassist Louis Johnson, who died on this day in 2015, joins guitarist brother George on their hits "Strawberry Letter 23" and "Get the Funk Out Ma Face."
  13. Joe Ely's 'Letter to Laredo' Tramps: Joe Ely's 'Letter to Laredo' Tramps Jun 20, 1996 The Texas singer-songwriter, who turns 70 today, mixes roadhouse rockers and tunes from his striking Letter to Laredo in this 1996 set.
  14. Yo La Tengo at Tramps, 1995 Tramps: Yo La Tengo at Tramps, 1995 Tramps May 19, 1995 The husband-wife duo of Ira Kaplan and Georgia Hubley leads the Hoboken band on "Paul Is Dead" and others from Electr-O-Pura.
  15. Best of Tramps
    1. Remembering Billy Preston
    2. Kool & the Gang Get Funky
    3. Cheap Trick at Tramps
    4. Emmylou Harris' New Directions
    5. Keith Urban's New Crossover Release
    6. Otis Rush's Stinging Licks
    7. Prince's After-Party Jam
    8. Public Enemy Brings the Noise
    9. Radiohead Premieres 'The Bends'
    10. The Incomparable Etta James
  16. Cheap Trick at Tramps Tramps: Cheap Trick at Tramps Tramps Jul 24, 1996 Robin Zander leads the group on their hits "I Want You To Want Me" and GÇ¥Surrender,GÇ¥ and a cover of "Magical Mystery Tour."
  17. Steve Earle at Tramps, 1998 Tramps: Steve Earle at Tramps, 1998 Tramps Feb 5, 1998 The country-folk singer-songwriter performs his "Fort Worth Blues" and "Christmas in Washington" and covers the Rolling Stones' "Sweet Virginia."
  18. The Flaming Lips at Tramps, 1999 Tramps: The Flaming Lips at Tramps, 1999 Tramps Aug 17, 1999 The Oklahoma City based neo-psychedelic band performs its anthemic "She Don't Use Jelly" and premieres tunes from The Soft Bulletin.
  19. Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Tramps: Jon Spencer Blues Explosion Tramps May 30, 1998 Hear the raw, ripping, retro-garage rock of the New York-based guitarist's formidable power trio in this 1998 Tramps concert.
  20. Son Volt's Alt-Country Style Tramps: Son Volt's Alt-Country Style Tramps Oct 27, 1995 Frontman Jay Farrar, formerly of Uncle Tupelo, leads the group on "Drown," "Loose String" and other tunes from their '95 debut, Trace.
  21. Ahh...The Name is Bootsy, Baby! Tramps: 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.
  22. R.I.P. Buckwheat Zydeco Tramps: R.I.P. Buckwheat Zydeco Tramps Feb 24, 1996 The Louisiana roots music ambassador (aka Stanley Dural Jr.) died over the weekend at 68. Hear him play "Hot Tamale Baby" and "Marie Marie."
  23. Jim Lauderdale's Country Soul Tramps: Jim Lauderdale's Country Soul Tramps Jun 29, 1998 The Nashville singer-songwriter performs "When The Devil Starts Crying" and other tunes from Pretty Close to the Truth in a '98 solo set.
  24. The Box Tops Reunion at Tramps Tramps: The Box Tops Reunion at Tramps Tramps Jun 21, 1997 Alex Chilton leads the Memphis rock 'n' soul band on their '60s hits "Cry Like a Baby," "Soul Deep" and "The Letter" in this '97 reunion set.
  25. Charles Brown Knee-Deep in the Blues Tramps: Charles Brown Knee-Deep in the Blues Tramps Feb 16, 1996 The pioneering pianist-singer, who was born on this day in 1922, performs his 1945 hit "Driftin' Blues" in this 1996 Tramps set.
  26. Gatemouth Brown's Swingin' Blues Tramps: Gatemouth Brown's Swingin' Blues Tramps Apr 6, 1996 The multi-faceted bluesman, who died on this day in 2005, plays his autobiographical "Born In Louisiana (Raised on the Texas Side)" in '96.
  27. Remembering Billy Preston Tramps: Remembering Billy Preston Tramps Feb 2, 1996 The organist-singer-songwriter, who would've turned 70 today, plays "Nothing From Nothing" and "Will It Go Round in Circles" in a '96 set.
  28. Billy Joe Shaver at Tramps, '98 Tramps: Billy Joe Shaver at Tramps, '98 Tramps Mar 14, 1998 The Texas singer-songwriter performs "Honky Tonk Heroes" and "I'm Just An Ol' Chunk Of Coal (But I'm Gonna Be a Diamond Someday)."