#50GreatestConcerts: Johnny Cash at San Quentin Prison, 1969

June and Johnny Cash performing for inmates, 1969. Photo: Alamy Stock Photo

Cash performed with steely intensity, when he wasn’t cracking jokes to his audience; in a sense, he became one of them

#50GreatestConcerts: Cream, 1968

[L-R]: Ginger Baker, Jack Bruce and Eric Clapton of Cream. Photo: General Artists Corporation (management) /Atco Records

Even as they were breaking up, Cream pushed the boundaries of rock and roll

#50GreatestConcerts: Elvis, 1968

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Presley’s NBC ‘comeback special’ relaunched his career
after years in Hollywood

#50GreatestConcerts: Janis Joplin, 1968

Photo: Elliot Landy/Wikimedia Commons

The blues legend’s tour with Big Brother and the Holding Company was a triumph wrought from chaos

#50GreatestConcerts: James Brown, 1968

James Brown in 1967. Photo: Philippe Gras / Le Pictorium/Alamy

One of the most monumental shows of the funk legend’s career took place the day after Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated

50 Greatest Concerts of the Last 50 Years

Jimi Hendrix at the amusement park Gröna Lund in Stockholm, Sweden, May 24, 1967. Photo: Press image

We start with Jimi Hendrix’s 1967 world tour on our list of some of the most incredible concerts of the last five decades

Shadow and Light: Finding Balance

Shadow and Light by Steve Peter

The New Delhi-based fusion duo talk about complexities of blending genres, working with Karsh Kale and the mental block people have when it comes to Hindustani classical

Rounak Maiti’s Postmodern Cowboy Music

Rounak Maiti channels the perpetually supine Mac DeMarco on his debut. Photo: Hannah Erskine

The L.A. singer-songwriter channels his confusion around ideas of home and identity into his debut album, ‘Bengali Cowboy’

HVOB: ‘We’re Not a Fake Live Act’

Paul Wallner (left) and Anna Muller (center) always play live shows with a real drummer. Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Austrian house duo Anna Müller and Paul Wallner on keeping it real and collaborating with Winston Marshall of Mumford & Sons on their latest album

Pablo Munguía : The Man Who Shaped the Sound of Your Favorite Aughties Songs

Pablo Munguia

The veteran sound engineer on how he moved from mopping the floors to manning the console for big names like Alicia Keys and Pharrell Williams

Editor’s Pick: “Mighty Horns” by Nasha

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