Folk & Bluegrass
Love, Laughter and Robin Williams
Golden Gate Park | Nov 3, 1991
Have a laugh with Robin Williams performing during Bill Graham's memorial concert in Golden Gate Park from 1991.
Cheech & Chong's Stoner Humor
Daytona Beach, FL | Apr 8, 1977
The hippy-dippy duo smokes up and recreates their Sister Mary Elephant routine before a rowdy Daytona Beach crowd in 1977.
Video: George Carlin Standup, '79
Apr 13, 1979
The comedian, satirist and outspoken social-political commentator reads the news and "thinks up goofy shit" in this hilarious concert.
The Goon Show Inspires Weirdness, Hilarity
The bizarre radio comedy of this trio including Peter Sellers was cited as a primary influence of both Monty Python and Firesign Theatre, heard here.
Aqua Teen Hunger Force for Xmas
Dec 22, 2009
The Teens dropped by Daytrotter to spread some holiday cheer, and some boogers. Neighbor Glenn Danzig, sadly, does not appear.
Video: Flying Karamazov Bros. in Oakland
Dec 31, 1981
The multi-faceted new vaudevillians from Santa Cruz perform their death-defying (and hilarious) juggling routines in this 1981 set.
GRAMMY WINNER: Weird Al Yankovic
Mar 10, 1984
The master of puns and parody won "Best Comedy Album" for
. Hear him perform "Eat It" and "Yoda" in 1984.
Garry Shandling at Comic Relief, '86
Mar 29, 1986
The acerbic standup kills at this benefit concert featuring Billy Crystal, Robin Williams, Whoopi Goldberg, George Carlin and Joe Piscopo.
Monty Python Live at City Center
Apr 23, 1976
The zany and innovative British comedy troupe performs classic bits like "Nudge, Nudge" and "Pet Shop" in this 1976 NYC show.
Remembering Jackie Moms Mabley
Jul 5, 1964
The pioneering comedienne is the subject of a new documentary by Whoopi Goldberg which premieres tonight on HBO. Hear her in '64.
Phyllis Diller's Searing Standup
Jul 1, 1975
The late, pioneering female comedian burns through a rapid-fire string of putdowns about her mother-in-law while opening for Chet Baker in '75.
Martin Mull Slays D.C. in '73
Mar 10, 1973
The comedian shows off his accomplished guitar chops and acerbic wit on humorous ditties like "Eggs," "Ventriloquist Love" and "Zipper Fly."
Bob Hope Lends a Hand
Nov 26, 1989
After the Bay Area suffered the '89 Earthquake, Bill Graham reached out to a comedy legend to tell jokes and raise money.
Uncut: Eddie Murphy at the Felt Forum, '86
Aug 27, 1986
Bringing new meaning to the term "Uncut," this 1986 performance from the height of the former
star's stand-up career is not for the faint.
Reggie Watts' Uncommonly Bizarre Genius
May 23, 2011
The conceptual artist-vocalist-beatbox master morphs from evangelist preacher to radio DJ to Cockney soundman in this 2011 session.
Groucho Marx in '72
Aug 11, 1972
The comedy legend recalls some of his favorite childhood anecdotes including his first love and his namesake.
Andy Kaufman's Dadaist Humor
The comedian makes a special guest appearance at the 10th anniversary party for New York's Catch a Rising Star in 1982.
Flo & Eddie in New Jersey
Oct 29, 1975
These guys are completely insane. Watch the rock-meets-stand-up spectacle complete with simulated sex acts on a stuffed hippo.
The Best of Live From the Improv
Hear where some of your favorite comics got their start in this hilarious playlist.
Monty Python's Flying Circus in NYC
Apr 23, 1976
Hear the Brit comedy troupe perform "The Lumberjack Song" and other hilarious bits like "Travel Agent" and "Nudge Nudge" in this '76 show.
Uncut: Alan King at Harvard
Mar 27, 1997
The Borscht Belt veteran and
Ed Sullivan Show
regular moderates a panel with fellow comics Tim Conway, Paul Rodriguez and Buddy Hackett.
Jackie Mason on Broadway, 1991
Jun 11, 1991
The voice of Rabbi Hyman Krustofski on "The Simpsons" riffs on Trump, John Gotti, Jewish-Gentile differences, newscasters and marriage.
Reggie Watts at Daytrotter Studio
May 23, 2011
Reggie's loop-based electronic soul provides the backdrop to his vivid stream of consciousness verses. The man is operating on a whole different plane.
Monty Python at City Center, 1976
Apr 23, 1976
"I know a dead parrot when I see one and I'm looking one right now! He's stone dead! He's deceased... He's an ex-parrot!"
Brad Garrett at the Improv
May 23, 1988
The fan-favorite from
Everybody Loves Raymond
kicks off this sampler from the famed comedy club.
An Aqua Teen Hunger Force Christmas
Dec 22, 2009
Master Shake, Frylock and Meatwad perform "I Sure Hope I Don't Have to Beat Your Ass This Christmas" in this 2009 Daytrotter session.
The Happy Wanderers' Polka Party
Leutonia brothers Yosh and Stan Schmenge (John Candy and Eugene Levy) play "The Cabbage Rolls and Coffee Polka" at '86 Comic Relief.
Weird Al Yankovic's Twisted Ditties
Mar 10, 1984
The parodist-accordianist takes on Michael Jackson ("Eat It"), Jim Croce ("If I Could Make Love to a Bottle") and others in this '84 concert.
Cheech & Chong Burn Another One Down
Apr 8, 1977
The stoner duo performs their famous "Up In Smoke" sketch before a raucous Spring Break audience in Daytona Beach, Florida in 1977.
Jackie Mason: Brand New
Jun 11, 1991
The standup (and voice of Rabbi Hyman Krustofski in "The Simpsons") skewers politics, Jewish-Gentile differences and more in this '91 concert.
Moms Mabley at Newport '64
Jul 5, 1964
The outrageous comedian delivers her signature line: ''Ain't nothin' an old man can do for me but bring me a message from a young man.''
Rodney Dangerfield at Catch a Rising Star
Jul 25, 1983
Recorded a month before the premiere of his leading role in
, this '83 set finds Rodney at his peak, still getting no respect.
Cheech and Chong Light Up the Bowl
Jul 1, 1978
The stony duo breaks up the sets in the '78 Texxas World Music Festival with some serious comic relief hosted in the Cotton Bowl.
Lou Reed With Scott Muni
Jan 14, 1989
In this 1989 interview with the legendary WNEW DJ, Reed discusses his current album
and his songwriting process.
Townshend on Townshend in 1982
Jun 21, 1982
Pete's been making the rounds in support of his new autobiography, but the press tour is nothing new to the opinionated songwriter.
Jerry Garcia on Movies, ESP and LSD
Aug 6, 1975
In this 1975 interview with Mary Travers, Jerry discusses making a Grateful Dead film, Kesey's Acid Tests and developing band chemistry.
An Intimate Chat with Woody Allen
Jan 23, 1977
The comedian/filmmaker discusses his early standup influences and talks about his upcoming film
in this hour-long interview.
Joe Cocker's Stories from the Road
Jul 23, 1989
In the midst of a 1989 European tour, JC took time to talk shop with World of Rock radio host Scott Muni.
Video: Robert Trujillo on 'JACO'
Nov 30, 2015
The Metallica bassist discusses the making of the Jaco Pastorius documentary he produced and financed over the course of six years.
The Funky George Duke
May 5, 1978
Listen in on this 1978 recording to hear Duke's thoughts on the Dukey Stick, Sheila E., Shuggie Otis and more.
Mark Knopfler's Work & Influences
Jun 6, 1988
The Dire Straits frontman speaks about his involvement with a number of good causes, and about some of his earliest musical influences.
Behind the Music With Bob Seger
Jul 22, 1979
In this 47-minute interview with Bob Seger, he opens up about his youth and inspiration behind his successful career.
Bill Withers' Unexpected Life in Music
Aug 6, 1988
Hear Withers discuss his late start in music in his down-to-earth manner and look for his 9-album box set spanning '71-'85, available now.
The Legend of Frankie Valli
Oct 29, 1988
In this interview with Frankie Valli, he humbly speaks of his massive achievements over three generations.
George Benson's Crossover Challenge
Jan 1, 1989
Superstar guitarist-singer George Benson talks about being caught in the middle of popular music and jazz in this 1989 interview.
Television's Tom Verlaine at Tramps
Jun 12, 1996
The art-punk guitar hero performs "Marquee Moon" and the Count Five's "Psychotic Reaction" during this 2-hour show.
Joe Walsh Barnstorms Univeristy of Texas
Sep 24, 1973
Fresh off his departure from the James Gang, Joe Walsh delivers this stirring performance with Barnstorm, including his soon-to-be hit "Rocky Mountain High."
New Release: April Wine in Las Vegas, '81
Apr 27, 1981
The Canadian rockers play "Big City Girls" and other tunes from
Nature of the Beast
and also cover King Crimson's "21st Century Schizoid Man."
NEW: Billy Falcon in Providence, '79
Jul 6, 1979
The Rosedale rocker performs his "Reachin'" and other tunes from
and covers the Beatles' "I Saw Her Standing There."
Don Henley at the Riverbend, 1991
Jul 23, 1991
The Eagles founding member performs "Hotel California," "Desperado," "Life in the Fast Lane" and tunes from his
The End of Innocence
Video: Peter Gabriel at Woodstock '94
Aug 14, 1994
The adventurous artist presents a visually stunning show including tunes from
and classics like "Sledgehammer" and "Biko."
Funk Fridays: Bill Cosby's Other Gig
Jul 12, 1970
The comedian and television star leads the all-star Badfoot Brown and the Bunions Bradford Marching and Funeral Band at '70 Newport.
Come Sail Away With Styx
Jan 28, 1978
Watch Styx perform their rock opus "Come Sail Away" to a captivated crowd at Winterland in 1978.
Jefferson Starship's Golden Era
Nov 8, 1975
Watch Jefferson Starship reaching their peak, before drugs and personal turmoil forced the Starship in a new direction in the late 70's.
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