Rock Concerts

  1. Iggy Pop's Raw 'Instinct' Rock: Iggy Pop's Raw 'Instinct' Channel Jul 19, 1988 The artist formerly known as James Osterberg, Jr. performs "Tuff Baby," "Cold Metal" and other new tunes from Instinct in a 1988 Boston set.
  2. Hendrix's Winterland Experiments Rock: Hendrix's Winterland Experiments Winterland Oct 11, 1968 The guitar hero and sonic explorer stretches on an 18-minute "Are You Experienced?" and an experimental "This Is America" in this 1968 set with the Experience.
  3. Janis Joplin Goes Solo Rock: Janis Joplin Goes Solo Fillmore East Feb 12, 1969 This 1969 set at the Fillmore East was recorded shortly after the soulful singer left Big Brother & the Holding Company to start her solo career.
  4. James Taylor at Carnegie Hall 1974 Rock: James Taylor at Carnegie Hall 1974 Carnegie Hall May 27, 1974 A superb recording of a great performance at a legendary venue. A tour de force from Sweet Baby James.
  5. Nile Rodgers Meets Duran Duran Rock: Nile Rodgers Meets Duran Duran Madison Square Garden Mar 21, 1984 The funky rhythm guitarist joins Chic bandmate Tony Thompson on stage with the Brit group for "Rio" and other hits in this 1984 set.
  6. Chaka Khan and Rufus Get Down Rock: Chaka Khan and Rufus Get Down Columbus May 26, 1975 Rufus exploded onto the scene in 1974 and hit the road the following year for their first major tour. We dare you not to dance.
  7. Chic Brings the Funk Rock: Chic Brings the Funk Tramps Apr 3, 1998 Nile Rodgers and Chic broke all sorts of new musical grounds in the 70s. They could still bring it in this smoking 1998 performance.
  8. Stevie Ray Vaughan Digs In Rock: Stevie Ray Vaughan Digs In Spectrum Montreal Aug 17, 1984 The Texas guitar slinger plays with typical intensity on "Say What!," "Couldn't Stand the Weather" and "Texas Flood" in this '84 set.
  9. Pink Floyd in Oakland, 1977 Rock: Pink Floyd in Oakland, 1977 Oakland Coliseum Arena May 9, 1977 The psychedelic band plays "Welcome to the Machine" and "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" from Wish You Were Here and "Money" from Dark Side of the Moon.
  10. Early Pink Floyd at Fillmore West Rock: Early Pink Floyd at Fillmore West Fillmore West Apr 29, 1970 Featuring guitar great David Gilmour, the mighty Floyd plays a 22-minute "A Saucerful of Secrets' in 1970 at the legendary San Francisco venue.
  11. Little Feat at Winterland, 1976 Rock: Little Feat at Winterland, 1976 Winterland Feb 14, 1976 Guitarists Paul Barrere and Lowell George lead the funk-rock group on "Apolitical Blues" and a medley of "Cold Cold Cold/Dixie Chicken/Tripe Face Boogie."
  12. Dave Edmunds Rocks Roseland Rock: Dave Edmunds Rocks Roseland Roseland Ballroom May 18, 1983 The Welsh roots rocker plays Smiley Lewis' "I Hear You Knockin'" and Eddie Cochran's "C'mon Everybody" in this '83 set.
  13. Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, '81 Rock: Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, '81 Ritz Dec 31, 1981 The original riot grrrl leads her band on covers of '60s anthems "Wooly Bully," "Bits and Pieces" and "Crimson and Clover."
  14. Rest In Peace Eddie Van Halen Rock: Rest In Peace Eddie Van Halen Toronto Aug 19, 1995 Shake your head in wonder at Eddie's 10 minute solo on "Eruption / Spanish Fly / Cathedral", and smile & remember with a classic take on "Jump".
  15. Best of Rock
    1. Early Bruce Springsteen, 1973
    2. Eric Clapton in Santa Monica, 1978
    3. Bob Marley and the Wailers, 1979
    4. Bob Dylan Reunites with The Band
    5. The Police at Boston’s Paradise
    6. Derek and the Dominos, 1970
    7. Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968
    8. Linda Ronstadt, Country Rock Queen
    9. Cream Unleashed, 1968
    10. R.E.M. at the Capitol Theatre, 1984
  16. Quiet Riot in San Antonio Rock: Quiet Riot in San Antonio San Antonio Civic Center Oct 19, 1984 A greatest hits show for the band that exemplified the glam metal scene of early '80s Los Angeles.
  17. Dokken rocks Milwaukee 1984 Rock: Dokken rocks Milwaukee 1984 Milwaukee Arena Feb 26, 1984 Six months before the release of their breakout album Tooth and Nail, Dokken rocked hard on this U.S. tour date.
  18. Nils Lofgren pre-E Street Band, 1976 Rock: Nils Lofgren pre-E Street Band, 1976 Tower Theater Sep 6, 1976 Touring behind his tremendous Cry Tough album, Nils unleashes searing trademark solos right and left in this great 1976 solo set.
  19. Little Steven Van Zandt Flies Solo Rock: Little Steven Van Zandt Flies Solo Count Basie Theatre Dec 23, 1984 Hear the longtime E Street sideman, also known for his radio and acting career, with his Disciples of Soul at home in New Jersey in 1984.
  20. Remembering The Big Man Rock: Remembering The Big Man Ripley's Music Hall Jan 22, 1984 Powerhouse saxophonist Clarence Clemons died in 2011. Hear him play "Savin' Up," written for him by The Boss, in this 1984 set from Philly.
  21. Dire Straits in 1985 Rock: Dire Straits in 1985 San Antonio Municipal Auditorium Aug 16, 1985 The Brothers In Arms album was released in May 1985. Hear them five months later in a superb show at the peak of their powers.
  22. Van Morrison Keeps On Singing Rock: Van Morrison Keeps On Singing Fillmore West Apr 26, 1970 The venerable singer-songwriter was only 24 when he dropped this great set at the Fillmore in 1970. Van's in great form, with a typically great band.
  23. Skynyrd at Winterland 1976 Rock: Skynyrd at Winterland 1976 Winterland Mar 7, 1976 They toured with 2 guitars in 1976 and didn't miss a beat. The band smokes here with a monumental Free Bird to finish.
  24. Nine Inch Nails at Woodstock, '94 Rock: Nine Inch Nails at Woodstock, '94 Woodstock 94 Aug 13, 1994 Founder and principal songwriter Trent Reznor leads the industrial rock band on tunes from Pretty Hate Machine.
  25. Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, '81 Rock: Ritchie Blackmore's Rainbow, '81 Orpheum Theatre May 7, 1981 The Brit guitar hero leads his group on Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" and Deep Purple's "Smoke on the Water."
  26. Remembering Randy Rhoads Rock: Remembering Randy Rhoads St. Denis Theatre Jul 28, 1981 The heavy metal guitar hero died in a plane crash in 1982. Hear him with Ozzy Osbourne on the Blizzard of Oz tour from 1981.
  27. The Clash in Boston, 1982 Rock: The Clash in Boston, 1982 Orpheum Theatre Sep 8, 1982 Guitarist-singer Mick Jones leads the Brit punk band on his tunes "Should I Stay or Should I Go," "Stay Free" and "Police on My Back."
  28. World Party in San Francisco, 1990 Rock: World Party in San Francisco, 1990 Warfield Theatre Sep 10, 1990 Multi instrumentalist Kurt Wallinger burns bright in a performance that includes "Ship Of Fools" and "Put The Message In The Box".