Saturday, November 17, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

On 20 June 1977, she recorded a TV Special for AVRO's TopPop with her Hot Band consisting of:

Glen D. Hardin, piano
John Ware, drums
Albert Lee, lead guitar
Hank DeVito, pedal steel guitar
Rodney Crowell, guitar
Emory Gordy Jr, bass.

She played live songs from her recent albums 'Elite hotel' and 'Luxury liner' in the TopPop studios., Hilversum, The Netherlands

She performed the following songs:
- I'll Be Your San Antone Rose;
- Pancho and Lefty;
- Making Believe;
- Luxury Liner;
- (You Never Can Tell) C'est la Vie;
- Together Again.

Broadcast date: 20 June 1977

Thanks to TopPop.

Monday, November 12, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Trump Asserts Authority to Ban Asylum Claims
Unless you're fleeing oppressive taxes and want to buy a condo.
Good News: Nazi Loses Bid For Illinois Congressional Seat
Bad news: he got 56,000 votes.
Sessions' Firing Sends Marijuana Stocks Soaring
Whitaker's hiring boosts human growth hormone stocks.
Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster Moves Beyond Orbit of Mars
It's already picking up Jupiter radio stations.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Saturday Emmylou Blogging

Joni Mitchell's Cold Blue Steel and Sweet Fire (from 1972 album For The Roses) and The Magdalene Laundries (Turbulent Indigo 1994) are covered by Emmylou Harris at Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration. The live tribute to legendary singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was held at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in The Music Center, Los Angeles, CA on November 6, 2018, the first of two sold-out nights.

The live concert featured performances of “songs from all stages of Mitchell’s life and career, across her 19 studio albums” by Emmylou Harris, Graham Nash, Kris Kristofferson, Chaka Khan, Diana Krall, Los Lobos, Norah Jones, Rufus Wainwright, Seal and Glen Hansard. The concert was led by co-musical directors, percussionist Brian Blade and pianist, composer, arranger and producer Jon Cowherd. The house band is Chris Thomas on bass, Greg Leisz on pedal steel guitar, Marvin Sewell on guitar, Jeff Haynes on percussion, Ambrose Akinmusire on trumpet and Bob Sheppard on woodwinds

Thanks to Cal Vid.

Monday, November 5, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

POST-ELECTION PREVIEW
You'll never hear about the caravan again.
Ben & Jerry's Introduces New Anti-Trump Flavor: Pecan Resist
Coming soon: Shmuck รก L'Orange, Racist Ripple, and Don't Build the Walnut.
Report: Pentagon Readies Cyberattack Against Russia
All it needs is go-ahead from Trump, once he gets go-ahead from Russia.
Pence Criticized for Inviting “Jews for Jesus” Rabbi to Deliver Prayer
At poorly attended “Gays for Pence” rally.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Oh, the irony...

Ironic Times

Trump Fumes as Twitter Drops 7 Million Followers Who Were Actually Russian Bots
“That's my base!” he tweets.
Report: China, Russia Eavesdropping on Trump's Phone Calls
They're also available as podcasts at iTunes, Google Play.
New York AG: Trump Charity Bid $10,000 on Trump Portrait When No One Else Wanted It
Beat out second highest bid, $9.99, from Melania Trump.
Tesla Introduces Own Tequila
Volt introduces own Ripple.