July 10: Watch Tom Waits @ Late Night With Jimmy Fallon in 2012

I realised in New York that the only people qualified to run the country are cutting hair and driving cabs..

Interviewed by Fallon he talks about who should be running the country, how he wanted to have a room not a hall regarding to his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction and how he once was rejected from being a member at a New York City Y.M.C.A.

Watch his performance of “Raised Right Men” and the interview below.

Tom Waits @ Late Night With Jimmy Fallon
July 10, 2012

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6 Great Americana videos summer 2017

It’s time to present some of our new favourite videos, collected here for your convenience. When I say new it just means that they’re new to us. We just found’em and want to share them. They may be from the 30s and up to the present. Enjoy!

Colter Wall’s performs songs for CBC Music’s First Play Live. Set list:
0:00 Railroad Bill
2:57 You Look to Yours
8:14 Codeine Dream
11:47 Thirteen Silver Dollars
14:54 Motorcycle
17:24 Mule Skinner Blues
20:59 Kate McCannon

King Leg – Great Outdoors (directed by Gregory Alosio & Dwight Yoakam), new to me but clearly a Yoakam influenced act, with a bit of Roy Orbison thrown into the Bakersfield stew:

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Van Morrison & Mose Allison at St. George’s Hall Bristol, England (1990) – Video

Rock Steady with Dave Fanning and Nicky Horne. Music and interview with Van Morrison and Mose Allison.

Band

  • Alec Dankworth (bass)
  • Bernie Holland (guitar)
  • Alan Skidmore (sax)
  • Mark Taylor (drums)

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Van Morrison – The Legendary Concert @ Shrine Auditorium, LA – April 18, 1973 (Video)

Four songs in colour: I´ve Been Working, Caravan, Gloria & a 9 minute Cyprus Avenue. With The Caledonia Soul Orchestra in top form and Van in a black stetson, this US TV broadcast is legendary among Van fanatics. And rightly so.
-Brian Hinton (Celtic Crossroads)

Don Kirschner’s Rock Concert
Shrine Auditorium
Los Angeles, California
Broadcast Date: April 18th 1973

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Van Morrison – BBC Four Sessions 2008 (Full Concert Video)

Keepin It Simple At The BBC
February 12th, 2008

Band

  • Sarah Joy – Steel Guitar, slide guitar, banjo
  • Neal Wilkinson – drums
  • Paul Moore – bass
  • Crawford Bell – acoustic guitar, trumpet & backing vocal
  • Karen Hamill – backing vocal
  • Janeen Daly – backing vocal
  • Tony Fitzgibbon – violin, mandolin
  • Bobby Ruggiero – drums & percussion
  • John Platania – guitar
  • Paul Moran – keyboards
  • Mick Green – guitar

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Keith Richards: Life (Full Documentary Movie) – 59min

From youtube channel – RollingStones50yrs3:
To mark the publication of Keith Richards’ autobiography, Life, this BBC2 Culture Show special looks at the life of the man with five strings and nine lives. In a candid interview he chats to Andrew Graham-Dixon about his childhood in Dartford, his passion for music and the decade that catapulted the Rolling Stones from back-room blues boys to one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll bands in the world.

 

-Egil