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Three years after Levon Helm's death, the ramble rolls on and Woodstock revelers fill his barn with music and memories.

The Hawks: Farther On Up The Road

Robbie Robertson: This Is Where I Get Off

The Band: Rocking Chair

Bob Dylan: Forever Young

The Band: When I Paint My Masterpiece

The Band: Rag Mama Rag

Aretha Franklin: The Weight

Joan Baez: The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

Marc Cohn: Listening To Levon

Robert Earl Keen: Man Behind The Drums

Elton John: Levon

Robbie Robertson with Peter Gabriel: Fallen Angel

The Band: Daniel And The Sacred Harp

Levon Helm: Wide River To Cross

The Band: The Last Waltz Theme

originally aired 04.20.15

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Squeeze: If I Didn't Love You
Buddy Holly: Peggy Sue
Elvis Presley: Peace In The Valley
Fairport Convention: Who Knows Where The Time Goes
CSNY: Carry On
Oasis: Wonderwall
Jeff Beck Group with Rod Stewart: Morning Dew
The Police: Bed's Too Big Without You
Percy Sledge: When A Man Loves A Woman
Led Zeppelin: Whole Lotta Love
Pearl Jam: Just Breathe
Phoebe Snow: Poetry Man
Miles Davis: So What

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Billie Holiday's centennial, celebrated with renditions from Blood Sweat And Tears to Siouxsee & The Banshees.  Plus, farewell to a Beatle Bride, The Stones rollout a tour and more recorded rarities, and mazel-tov to Manilow as the singer weds his longtime beau!

Blood Sweat And Tears: God Bless The Child

Billie Holiday: FIne And Mellow

Mel Torme: I Wished On The Moon

Billie Holiday/Teddy Wilson Orchestra: What A Little Moonlight Can Do

Siouxsee And The Banshees: Strange Fruit

Bille Holiday/Artie Shaw Orchestra: Any Old Time

Billie Holiday: I'm A Fool To Want You

Frank Sinatra: Lady Day

Lou Reed: Lady Day

The Band: Stage Fright

Rolling Stones: Let It Rock

Beatles: It's Only Love

The Decemberists: Make You Better

Joni Mitchell: Twisted

Barry Manilow: Looks Like We Made It

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The Vinyl Experience will mark Eric Clapton's 70th birthday with...a little help from his friends.

It's an hour of collaboration from Eric's pre-VH1 career, featuring not only the Beatles, but his very first band, British Invasion competitors The Yardbirds. Also John Mayall's Bluesbreakers, Cream, Blind Faith, Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, Derek & The Dominos, The Band, Jeff Beck and Steve Stills.

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