Rock
  1. Rock: Vintage Little Feat at Winterland Vintage Little Feat at Winterland Feb 14, 1976 Singer-songwriter-slide guitarist Lowell George leads the eclectic group on "Willin'," "Dixie Chicken" and "Apolitical Blues" in this 1976 set.
  2. Rock: Are You Ready for Sly & the Family Stone? Are You Ready for Sly & the Family Stone? Oct 5, 1968 The seminal funk-rock band, powered by bassist Larry Graham and drummer Greg Errico, performs a supercharged Fillmore set in '68.
  3. 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.
  4. Rock: Vault Vote: Favorite Springsteen Songs Vault Vote: Favorite Springsteen Songs We've compiled your suggestions from Facebook and Twitter to create this killer playlist of your favorite Bruce Springsteen songs.
  5. Rock: Delaney & Bonnie at the Fillmore, 1970 Delaney & Bonnie at the Fillmore, 1970 Feb 22, 1970 Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett enlisted pals like Leon Russell and Eric Clapton as back up on their '70 tour, which included a monumental four-night run in SF.
  6. Rock: The Everly Brothers Roll Out the Hits The Everly Brothers Roll Out the Hits Aug 3, 1969 Don and Phil Everly blend tight vocal harmonies on "Wake Up Little Susie," "Cathy's Clown" and "All I Have To Do Is Dream" in this '69 set
  7. Rock: Duran Duran Sells Out MSG Duran Duran Sells Out MSG Mar 19, 1984 Hear the '80s poster boys on the first of a four-night sold-out run at Madison Square Garden in 1984, closing with a 15-minute version of "Girls on Film."
  8. Rock: New Release: Laura Nyro at the Capitol, '76 New Release: Laura Nyro at the Capitol, '76 Mar 13, 1976 The Bronx-born singer-songwriter premieres "Crazy Love," "American Dreamer" and other tunes from her seventh album The Nest.
  9. Rock: John Hiatt in Hollywood, 1983 John Hiatt in Hollywood, 1983 Nov 24, 1983 John Hiatt was still a relatively unknown singer/songwriter when he recorded this set of country-tinged new wave songs at The Palace in Hollywood, CA.
  10. Rock: Neil Young at the Fillmore East Neil Young at the Fillmore East Mar 6, 1970 The Godfather of Grunge delivers intense versions of "Cinammon Girl" and "Down By The River" with Crazy Horse in 1970.
  11. Rock: New Release: John Fogerty New Release: John Fogerty Nov 26, 1989 The fortunate Bay Area son gave a little back to his home with this performance at a relief benefit for victims of 1989's Loma Prieta Earthquake.
  12. Rock: New Release: Linda Ronstadt in Dallas, '82 New Release: Linda Ronstadt in Dallas, '82 Nov 25, 1982 The eclectic singer covers classic tunes by Chuck Berry, Buddy Holly, Jimmy Webb, Roy Orbison, Warren Zevon and the Rolling Stones.
  13. Rock: Video: Run-D.M.C. at the Capitol Theatre Video: Run-D.M.C. at the Capitol Theatre Sep 25, 1984 Three years before releasing the holiday classic "Christmas in Hollis," the pioneering hip hop trio was just making a name for themselves.
  14. Rock: The Emergence of the Thin White Duke The Emergence of the Thin White Duke Mar 23, 1976 One of Bowie's more famous personas was revealed on his Station To Station tour of 1976, premiering tunes like "TVC 15" and "Stay."
  15. Rock: Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler Mixer Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler Mixer As their intense North American touring schedule comes to an end tonight in Brooklyn, enjoy this all Dylan and Knopfler playlist.
  16. Rock: New Release: Supertramp at Royal Albert Hall New Release: Supertramp at Royal Albert Hall Feb 5, 1977 A pristine example of the prog-tinged pop that made the band a smash on both sides of the Atlantic can be enjoyed in this energetic performance.
  17. Rock: The Allman Brothers Ring in 1974 The Allman Brothers Ring in 1974 Dec 31, 1973 After a countdown to midnight, the ABB launches into a two-hour set at S.F.'s Winterland featuring guest Jerry Garcia on "Whipping Post."
  18. Rock: Video: Marshall Tucker Rocks Houston Video: Marshall Tucker Rocks Houston Nov 29, 1975 The southern rock band, led by guitarist-songwriter Toy Caldwell, premieres their hit song "Can't You See" in this 1975 concert.
  19. Rock: Uncut: Ween at Tramps, '98 Uncut: Ween at Tramps, '98 Jan 15, 1998 Gene and Deen Ween perform "Waving My Dick in the Wind" from The Mollusk and "The HIV Song" from Chocolate and Cheese.
  20. Rock: Gary Moore With Greg Lake Gary Moore With Greg Lake Nov 5, 1981 The guitar great unleashes his potent chops on tunes by King Crimson and Emerson, Lake & Palmer in this set from Hammersmith-Odeon.
  21. Rock: MC5 Kicks Out the Jams MC5 Kicks Out the Jams Jun 27, 1968 Guitarist Fred "Sonic" Smith wails with the Motor City's proto-punk rockers on "Black to Comm" in this '68 set from the Sturgis Armory.
  22. Rock: New Release: The Doobie Brothers in '79 New Release: The Doobie Brothers in '79 Sep 19, 1979 This excellent Michael McDonald-led Doobies set features guests including Nicollette Larson, Rosemary Butler, Ted Templeman, and Graham Nash.
  23. Rock: Werewolves of Bridge School Werewolves of Bridge School Warren Zevon performs his monster classic, "Werewolves of London," at the annual Bridge School Benefit concert in 1993.
  24. Rock: Mick Jones' Punk Manifesto Mick Jones' Punk Manifesto Feb 13, 1979 Hear the British guitarist-singer-songwriter play "London's Burning" and more with The Clash at the Agora Ballroom in 1979.
  25. Rock: New Release: James Brown On the Goodfoot New Release: James Brown On the Goodfoot Dec 17, 1977 The Godfather of Soul performs his classics "Soul Power," "Sex Machine," "Cold Sweat" and "Get Up Offa That Thing" in this 1977 set.
  26. Rock: Mike Ness Channels the Man in Black Mike Ness Channels the Man in Black Jul 25, 1999 The Social Distortion frontman heats up the crowd at Woodstock '99 with a song popularized by Johnny Cash.
  27. Rock: Chris Whitley in Cambridge, '95 Chris Whitley in Cambridge, '95 Jun 15, 1995 The Texas singer-songwriter performs "Narcotic Prayer," "Can't Get Off," and other dark, Hendrix-tinged tunes from Din of Ecstasy.
  28. Rock: Grateful Dead Welcomes in 1978 Grateful Dead Welcomes in 1978 Dec 31, 1977 Bob Weir leads the group on "Sugar Magnolia" as the clock strikes midnight in this festive New Years Eve concert video from Winterland.
  29. Rock: Everybody Loves Chuck Berry! Everybody Loves Chuck Berry! Hear everyone from Hendrix and Johnny Winter to Jerry Lee Lewis, The Byrds, Grateful Dead, and George Thorogood in the ultimate playlist.
  30. Rock: Songs & Artists of 'Blow' Songs & Artists of 'Blow' Inspired by Ted Demme's biopic about "Boston George" Jung's cocaine escapades, this playlist features Marshall Tucker, Manfred Mann & more.
  31. Rock: Willy DeVille's Street Tales Willy DeVille's Street Tales Sep 26, 1981 The singer-songwriter covers Arthur Alexander's "You Better Move On" and performs his soulful R&B lament "Teardrops Must Fall" in an '81 set.
  32. Rock: R.E.M. Gets a Little Help R.E.M. Gets a Little Help Oct 17, 1998 When the Athens quartet played the Bridge School Benefit, gracious host Neil Young joined them for "Country Feedback."
  33. Rock: New Release: Fade Into Mazzy Star New Release: Fade Into Mazzy Star Oct 2, 1994 Watch Hope Sandoval, David Roback & band mesmerize with their dreamy acoustic folk rock, including signature tune "Fade Into You."
  34. Rock: Video: Prince Comes of Age Video: Prince Comes of Age Jan 30, 1982 The multi-talented entertainer performs tunes from his breakthrough albums Dirty Mind and Controversy in this '82 set.
  35. Rock: Jackson Browne at Shoreline Amphitheater Jackson Browne at Shoreline Amphitheater The singer-songwriter gets an assist from guest Bonnie Raitt on "World in Motion" and "Here Come Those Tears Again" in this 1992 set.
  36. 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."
  37. Rock: The Best of NRBQ The Best of NRBQ Big Al Anderson, Joey Spampinato, Terry Adams and Tom Ardolino are rockin' on "Green Lights," "Wacky Tobacky" and others from the '70s.
  38. Rock: Just Added: Lone Justice at Paradise Just Added: Lone Justice at Paradise Dec 16, 1986 The L.A. roots root/cowpunk band covers Tom Petty's "Ways to be Wicked" and closes this Boston set with Lou Reed's "Sweet Jane."
  39. Rock: Trombone Shorty & the Meters Bring da Fonk Trombone Shorty & the Meters Bring da Fonk Two generations of New Orleans funksters close out the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival today. Hear them throw down in funky fashion.
  40. Rock: The Meters at the Jazz Workshop, 1976 The Meters at the Jazz Workshop, 1976 Sep 7, 1976 The New Orleans funkateers cover the Stones' "Honky Tonk Women" and Earl King's "Big Chief" and play their own "Fire on the Bayou."
  41. Rock: J. Geils Band House Party J. Geils Band House Party Nov 5, 1977 Ain't nothin' but J. Geils Band tearing the roof off of the Winterland like it's their job, because it is.
  42. Rock: Jethro Tull at Tanglewood, 1970 Jethro Tull at Tanglewood, 1970 Jul 7, 1970 Theatrical frontman Ian Anderson leads an early edition of the eclectic British group on their Benefit tour in this Bill Graham-produced concert.
  43. Rock: New Release: Stray Cats in Nashville, '83 New Release: Stray Cats in Nashville, '83 Dec 18, 1983 The rockabilly revivalists are joined by rockabilly pioneer Carl Perkins on a rockin' rendition of "Blue Suede Shoes" at the Grand Ole Opry.
  44. Rock: Steely Dan Reelin' in London Steely Dan Reelin' in London May 20, 1974 Founders Fagen & Becker continue their 10-night run at NYC's Beacon Theatre this weekend. Hear an early edition of the band from 1974.
  45. Rock: New Release: April Wine in Las Vegas, '81 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."
  46. Rock: Dickey Betts Hits the 'Highway' Dickey Betts Hits the 'Highway' Dec 14, 1974 The Allman Brothers Band guitarist premieres tunes from his country flavored Highway Call with fiddler Vassar Clements in this 1974 set.
  47. Rock: The Tubes' New Years Countdown The Tubes' New Years Countdown Dec 31, 1975 Theatrical frontman Fee Waybill welcomes in 1976 with the Stanford Marching Band playing "Living in the U.S.A." in this wild concert video.
  48. Rock: Pat Benatar's 'Hit Me With Your Best Shot' Pat Benatar's 'Hit Me With Your Best Shot' Oct 6, 1981 Listen to Pat Benatar rock Austin in this 1981 set, pulling hit songs from three smoking albums.
  49. Rock: Hall & Oats Cover the Righteous Brothers Hall & Oats Cover the Righteous Brothers Aug 22, 1980 Hall & Oates' cover of "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'" is one of many highlights in this excellent 1980 set.
  50. Rock: 'I'm Not There' Concert, 2007 'I'm Not There' Concert, 2007 Nov 7, 2007 This event at NYC's Beacon Theatre features many of the soundtrack contributors to the odd biopic inspired by the life of Bob Dylan.
  51. Rock: Argent Rocks the Palace Argent Rocks the Palace Nov 7, 1973 The British band led by keyboardist Rod Argent plays their classics "Hold Your Head Up" and "God Gave Rock and Roll to You" in 1973.
  52. Rock: Grateful Days Revisited Grateful Days Revisited Nov 19, 1966 This set from early in the Dead's career is full of youthful exuberance and sunshiny soundscapes.

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