Five days before Dolly Parton released her classic album, Little Sparrow (January 23, 2001), she presented many of the songs on a very special performance at the Austin City Limits TV-show. This was Parton’s debut on the show, and does a classic set. The songs are magnificent and musicianship is out of this world. Continue reading “Dolly Parton at Austin City Limits January 18, 2001 (video)”
Scarlet Rivera is an American violinist who was plucked from obscurity to play a prominent role on both Bob Dylan’s ‘Desire’ album and his Rolling Thunder Revue tour. In this interview she discusses being discovered by Dylan, working with his co-writer at the time, Jacques Levy, recording ‘Desire’ and her experiences on the road with the Rolling Thunder band. Published on YouTube in 2013.
The interview is in 5 parts and a little over 23 minutes long. Continue reading “Scarlet Rivera talks about Bob Dylan (video interview, 2013)”
Paul McCartney and Wings: Band On The Run – ITV Special with Dermot O’Leary
Paul McCartney and Wings: Band on the Run In this one hour documentary Dermot O’Leary meets Sir Paul McCartney to hear about the making of the 1973 classic Wings album Band on the Run. Dermot hears how McCartney flew out to Lagos in Nigeria to make the record — even though two members of his band resigned before the flight Arriving there, the former Beatle found the recording studio half finished. McCartney was mugged, lost his demo tapes – and could have lost his life.. Continue reading “Album Documentary: Band On The Run by Paul McCartney and Wings (video, ITV Special)”
New York City, New York
12 August 2003
- Bob Dylan (vocal & piano)
- Nils Lofgren (guitar)
- Freddie Koella (guitar)
- Larry Campbell (guitar, mandolin, pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar)
- Tony Garnier (bass)
- George Recile (drums & percussion)
Continue reading “August 12: Watch Bob Dylan (with Nils Lofgren) Performing “Things Have Changed” – NYC 2003″
Tom Petty talks about how he wrote his songs, and even writes one on the spot (kind of)! This is episode 1 in season 4 of this classic TV-series. It shows us what a wonderful storyteller Tom Petty was, through his songs and in between. He was one of the nicest guys around, and a very talented songwriter. This VH1 episode gives us Tom Petty at the height of his powers performing to an intimate audience and explaining with humour the inspiration for his songs.
Very insightful, funny and touching, enjoy! Continue reading “Classic TV: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers VH1 Storytellers 1999”