Rock
  1. Rock: Jeff Beck Recruits Rod and Ronnie Jeff Beck Recruits Rod and Ronnie Jul 24, 1968 This 1968 show finds Jeff Beck fresh off his stint with the Yardbirds, and with a new band featuring Rod Stewart and Ron Wood.
  2. Rock: Yes at the Boston Garden, '74 Yes at the Boston Garden, '74 Dec 11, 1974 The preeminent Brit prog-rockers perform classics "Roundabout," "And You And I," "Close to the Edge" and premiere "The Gates of Delirium."
  3. Rock: 2015 Rock & Roll HOF Inductees 2015 Rock & Roll HOF Inductees Green Day, Lou Reed, Bill Withers, Joan Jett, Ringo Starr, Paul Butterfield and Stevie Ray Vaughan made it into the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.
  4. Rock: Sting in Buenos Aires, 1988 Sting in Buenos Aires, 1988 Oct 15, 1988 The ex-Policeman fronts his jazziest band featuring Branford Marsalis, Kenny Kirkland and Delmar Brown on tunes from Bring on the Night.
  5. Rock: NEW: Joe "King" Carrasco & The Crowns NEW: Joe "King" Carrasco & The Crowns Dec 11, 1980 The Tex-Mex new wave band performs "Party Doll," "Party Weekend" and the classic "96 Tears" on this Son of Stiff tour from 1980.
  6. Rock: 'Late In The Evening' With Paul Simon 'Late In The Evening' With Paul Simon Oct 7, 1980 This terrific Paul Simon recording comes from his One Trick Pony tour in 1980 and features career defining hits like "Me and Julio Down By The Schoolyard."
  7. Rock: The Faces Boogie Down In Cali, 1973 The Faces Boogie Down In Cali, 1973 Oct 17, 1973 Before Rod Stewart asked, "Do ya think I'm sexy?," he was the lead singer in one of the most badass rock bands of the '70s, The Faces.
  8. Rock: Steve Miller Band at the Winterland in '73 Steve Miller Band at the Winterland in '73 Mar 17, 1973 This historic Bay Area concert captures the Steve Miller Band eight months before the release of their commercial breakthrough album, The Joker.
  9. Rock: Emerson, Lake & Palmer's 'Karn Evil 9' Emerson, Lake & Palmer's 'Karn Evil 9' Nov 12, 1977 The ambitious power trio brings the audience to life during this epic performance, including their classic anthem "Karn Evil 9."
  10. Rock: Dire Straits at Hammersmith Odeon, 1983 Dire Straits at Hammersmith Odeon, 1983 Jul 23, 1983 Mark Knopfler leads his new Dire Straits lineup, now a muscular 8-piece, through this thrilling set which would be released as the live album Alchemy.
  11. Rock: Bruce Springsteen Steals the Show, 1973 Bruce Springsteen Steals the Show, 1973 Jan 31, 1973 Before Bruce was the Boss, he spent years proving it all night in small clubs like Max's Kansas City across the county.
  12. Rock: Elton John in the Windy City Elton John in the Windy City Sep 16, 1988 In this shining set, Elton pulls out the best from his songbook to dazzle Chicago with a collection of his greatest hits and a power packed four-song encore.
  13. Rock: Pat Benatar Rocks Austin Pat Benatar Rocks Austin Oct 6, 1981 The Brooklyn-born singer performs her hit single "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" and covers the Beatles "Helter Skelter" in this 1981 set.
  14. Rock: New From the Vault: B-52's at Berklee New From the Vault: B-52's at Berklee Aug 24, 1979 The Athens, Georgia party band performs infectious dance tunes from their self-titled debut at the Berklee Performance Center in Boston.
  15. Rock: The Police's Early Years The Police's Early Years Mar 4, 1979 Recorded at UC Berkeley in the spring of '79, this show captures the Police between their first and second albums and at their most direct.
  16. Rock: Video: The Indomitable Teddy Pendergrass Video: The Indomitable Teddy Pendergrass Feb 14, 2002 The soulful R&B singer, who was paralyzed in a 1982 car crash, performs "Love TKO" and "Wake Up Everybody" in this 2002 concert.
  17. Rock: Video: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes Video: Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes Sep 20, 1985 Jersey's 'other' favorite group is joined by guest Miami Steve Van Zandt on Sam Cooke's "Bring It On Home to Me" and others in this '85 concert.
  18. Rock: Golden Earring's Controversial Switch Golden Earring's Controversial Switch Apr 26, 1975 Golden Earring switched gears with their divisive 1975 release. Hear that material performed live in this superb sounding 1975 recording.
  19. Rock: Alice Cooper Vs. School Alice Cooper Vs. School Every year, Mr. Cooper is proven wrong by the millions of students heading back to school in the fall. According to this playlist, school's in.
  20. Rock: Through the looking glass with Pink Floyd Through the looking glass with Pink Floyd Apr 29, 1970

    If you only know the hits, get ready to trip on some fantastic early Floyd.

  21. Rock: Jeff Beck at the Fillmore West, '68 Jeff Beck at the Fillmore West, '68 Jul 24, 1968 The guitar hero fronts a killer band featuring Ron Wood on bass and Rod Stewart on vocals on "Jeff's Boogie," "You Shook Me" and others.
  22. Rock: 'Slowhand' Gets the Deluxe Treatment 'Slowhand' Gets the Deluxe Treatment Feb 12, 1978 This week Eric Clapton announced a special release for the anniversary of his landmark '70s album, and we've got him live when it was brand new.
  23. Rock: Video: Pearl Jam Unplugged Video: Pearl Jam Unplugged Oct 2, 1994 Eddie Vedder leads the Seattle band through acoustic versions of tunes from Vs. in this 1994 benefit concert for The Bridge School.
  24. Rock: The Byrds With the Flying Burrito Brothers The Byrds With the Flying Burrito Brothers Sep 19, 1970 This legendary recording contains a set by the FBBs joined by The Byrds on the last night of a six night run at the intimate Whisky A Go-Go in LA.
  25. Rock: NEW: Horslips in Boston, '77 NEW: Horslips in Boston, '77 Oct 25, 1977 The Celtic rockers blend the influences of Jethro Tull and Genesis with Irish folkloric music on tunes like "Daybreak" and "Dearg Doom."
  26. Rock: U2's "Last Show" in 1981 U2's "Last Show" in 1981 May 15, 1981

    This was rumored at the time to be their last show; we are VERY happy they changed their mind. Check out U2 in 1981 - you will love the hair.

  27. Rock: Umphrey's McGee Daytrotter Debut Umphrey's McGee Daytrotter Debut Jan 5, 2012 Hear Umphrey's McGee, rulers of the jamband circuit, abandon their lengthy improvisations in favor of songcraft in their debut Daytrotter session from 2012.
  28. Rock: Rod Stewart & The Faces in '73 Rod Stewart & The Faces in '73 Oct 17, 1973 Ronnie Lane had just left and Rod was clearly planning his escape, but the Faces were so damn good they can't help but rock and roll over this Anaheim crowd.
  29. Rock: The Meters Meet Dr. John The Meters Meet Dr. John Dec 3, 1981 The New Orleans funksters play "Hey Pocky Way" and are joined by Mac Rebennack on "Right Place Wrong Time" and "Such a Night" in 1981.
  30. Rock: 42nd Annual Bumbershoot Festival Warm-Up 42nd Annual Bumbershoot Festival Warm-Up Enjoy these Vault selections from artists playing Seattle's immense music and arts festival this weekend, including Jane's Addiction, Blitzen Trapper and more.
  31. Rock: Allman Brothers Band at the Fillmore East Allman Brothers Band at the Fillmore East Sep 23, 1970 Gregg Allman, currently on tour in support of his new live album, Back to Macon, GA, performs alongside brother Duane in this 1970 video.
  32. Rock: Uncut: Jerry Lee Lewis at Tramps Uncut: Jerry Lee Lewis at Tramps Oct 17, 1997 The Killer slays this 1997 crowd with rockin' versions of "Roll Over Beethoven" and "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On."
  33. Rock: Spin Doctors Bring On the New Year Spin Doctors Bring On the New Year Jan 1, 2001 Hear how '90s pop-rock icons the Spin Doctors rang in 2001 with this New Year's Day set in NYC.
  34. Rock: Duran Duran's Early Hits Duran Duran's Early Hits Mar 19, 1984 In this sold out show at MSG, Duran Duran backs up their superstar reputation with a barrage of classics and crowd favorites.
  35. Rock: Toots & The Maytals Rock Steady in '75 Toots & The Maytals Rock Steady in '75 Nov 15, 1975 Listen to Toots & The Maytals bring their soulful blend of ska, reggae, and rocksteady to the Winterland in 1975.
  36. Rock: The Music of 'Goodfellas' The Music of 'Goodfellas' For American cinema fans, "Layla" has conjured images of mob hits and meathooks since the film's release in September of 1990.
  37. Rock: Devo Whips It Good Devo Whips It Good The quirky new wave band from Akron, Ohio performs mutant versions of "Satisfaction" and "Working in a Coal Mine" in sets from '79 and '81.
  38. Rock: Vintage Byrds at the Fillmore West Vintage Byrds at the Fillmore West Jan 4, 1970 Guitarist-frontman Roger McGuinn has said that his solo on "Eight Miles High" was inspired by John Coltrane. Hear him stretch out in 1970.
  39. Rock: New Release: The Call at Boston's Paradise New Release: The Call at Boston's Paradise Jun 5, 1986 Singer-songwriter Michael Been leads the California group on "The Morning," "Everywhere I Go" and other tunes from Reconciled.
  40. Rock: Little Feat, the Lowell George Era Little Feat, the Lowell George Era Feb 14, 1976 This superb 1976 Little Feat set infamously circulated as a lesser (still coveted) bootleg, capturing the band at their very best.
  41. Rock: Tower of Power On Top Tower of Power On Top Dec 31, 1974 The East Bay horn-driven funk band was right in the pocket with Lenny Williams leading the charge at Winterland on New Year's Eve '74/'75.
  42. Rock: Flamin' Groovies Rock the Fillmore Flamin' Groovies Rock the Fillmore Jun 30, 1971 The SF cult band performs material from their 1971 album Teenage Head, listed in the 2005 book, "1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die."
  43. Rock: Chuck Berry, Father of Rock and Roll Chuck Berry, Father of Rock and Roll Dec 26, 1967 Though DNA tests are inconclusive as to who is the true father of rock, we're putting our money on Chuck Berry. Hear him rock Winterland in '67.
  44. Rock: Trombone Shorty in Asheville, 2011 Trombone Shorty in Asheville, 2011 Oct 31, 2011 The New Orleans superstar (aka Troy Andrews) plays "Backatown," "Where Y'At" and "Hurricane Season" with his band Orleans Avenue.
  45. Rock: The Who's Early Punk Attitude The Who's Early Punk Attitude Apr 6, 1968 It was 50 years ago today that Pete Townshend and the boys made their first TV appearance in the UK Hear them at the Fillmore East in 1968.
  46. Rock: Boz Scaggs at Radio CIty Boz Scaggs at Radio CIty Apr 5, 1981 The unmistakable voice of Boz Scaggs brought you Silk Degrees, his first pop commercial hit album, certified 5x platinum!
  47. Rock: Little Feat Gets Apolitical Little Feat Gets Apolitical Oct 31, 1975 In the wake of the third presidential debate, Lowell George may sum up the feelings of much of the electorate with his "Apolitical Blues" in '75.
  48. Rock: Huey Lewis & The News at the Superdome Huey Lewis & The News at the Superdome May 18, 1986 The powerfully-voiced singer leads his group on their hits "The Power of Love," "I Want a New Drug" and others in this America Rocks concert.
  49. Rock: Joe Walsh Barnstorms Univeristy of Texas 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."
  50. Rock: The Sex Pistols Take San Fransisco The Sex Pistols Take San Fransisco Jan 14, 1978 The Sex Pistols were a force that changed the course of musical history by uniting music and politics in a manner far more rebellious than anything before.
  51. Rock: Dokken Breaks the Chains Dokken Breaks the Chains Feb 26, 1984 Don Dokken & George Lynch unleash a quick but devastating set on Milwaukee, recorded while the band was opening for Scorpions in '84.
  52. Rock: New Release: The Kinks at the Palladium, '80 New Release: The Kinks at the Palladium, '80 Dec 31, 1980 The British Invasion band plays "Catch Me Now I'm Falling" and songs from Low Budget as well as classics like "Lola" and "You Really Got Me."

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