Join Sheryl Crow as she leads her longtime band through some of her biggest hits in this one-night-only Soundstage performance, which also includes a rare cover of the Nick Lowe classic "(What's So Funny `Bout) Peace, Love and Understanding.
This concert premieres on PBS February 12, 2009 Seal’s one-of-a-kind soaring, husky baritone is perfect for any genre. He’s delighted fans and earned critical acclaim while staying true to classic, honest songwriting in his remarkable two-decade career. And now, he’s done it again with the release of his exceptional sixth studio album Soul. Together with legendary music producer David Foster, Seal adds his signature touch to some of the best soul songs ever created. In a stunning performance, Seal evokes an era when music vividly captured emotion and romance. Joined by Foster, as well as a choir and string section, Seal takes on Ann Pebbles’ “I Can’t Stand the Rain,” Sam Cooke’s “A Change Is Gonna Come” and Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes’ “If You Don’t Know Me By Now.”
Soundstage captures a radiant Stevie Nicks in her first filmed solo performance since 1987. Dont miss a second as one of the most prolific and influential women in rock music shares poignant memories and performs songs from her comprehensive career, including an epic rendition of Edge of Seventeen, the rarely played Sara, and an amazing cover of Led Zeppelins Rock and Roll. Special guest Vanessa Carlton also joins Stevie on stage for two duets.
Sultry vocalist and pianist Norah Jones is known for a unique blend of jazz and traditional vocal pop with hints of bluesy country and contemporary folk. Her debut album sold 18 million copies worldwide and earned Jones eight Grammy Awards. In this special show filmed in 2010 at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn, Jones performs a blend of covers by the likes of Tom Waits and Wilco, hits such as “Don’t Know Why” and “Come Away With Me,” and tracks from her fourth album, "The Fall."
Grammy Award-winning folk singer John Prine performs his early classics such as "Angel from Montgomery" and "Hello in There" in this 1980 concert filmed for the PBS series "Soundstage," featuring special guest Billy Lee Riley. Interviews with Prine as he tours his Maywood, Ill., hometown and his acoustic versions of "Paradise" and "How Lucky" punctuate live stage performances of songs from his "Bruised Orange" and "Pink Cadillac" albums.
A compilation of outstanding live performances by today's premier artists presented in pristine High Definition. Foreigner: Feels Like The First Time Stevie Nicks: Gold Dust Woman Steve Winwood: Dear Mr. Fantasy Sheryl Crow: Everyday Is A Winding Road Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Refugee Heart: Magic Man George Jones: He Stopped Loving Her Today Trace Adkins: Chrome REO Speedwagon: Take It On The Run Chris Isaak: Wicked Game Idina Menzel: Defying Gravity Idina Menzel and Josh Grobin: Awake Jewel: Foolish Games Jewel: Hands Ringo Starr: Photograph Fleetwood Mac: The Chain
Best known as the lead singer/songwriter and guitarist for Creedence Clearwater Revival, rock legend and Grammy winner John Fogerty has made a phenomenal contribution to American music for decades. CCR released 13 hit singles in just five years and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993. On his newest solo release, Revival, Fogerty incorporates all the best elements of an unforgettable career of authentic rock and roll. Revival features Fogerty’s signature southern growl and blistering guitar work. On this episode of Soundstage, Fogerty presents fan favorites “Bad Moon Rising,” “Born on the Bayou” and “Proud Mary.”
Grammy Award winner (and former front man for the band Chicago) Peter Cetera performs classic favorites from his catalog of hits for the SoundStage audience. And in a double-the-fun treat, he's joined by four-time Grammy winner Amy Grant for their duet "Next Time I Fall" and classic hits such as "Baby Baby," as well as tunes from her latest album. It's Cetera as you've never seen him -- or heard him -- before. A rare treat.
Chicago-based Wilco take the stage with their blend of idiosyncratic pop sounds from their most recent album Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Singer-songwriter Lyle Lovett has never been better than in this live show that sees him backed by a 26-piece orchestra and a 16-piece band. Lovett sings several covers from his 2003 album "Smile," with singer-songwriter Randy Newman joining him on several songs. Trumpeter Mark Ishman is the other welcome guest, helping to bring the show to a rapturous close as Lovett shows off his considerable range by singing a number of gospel classics.
Three different TV appearances ('67-'70) including old interviews, performances and the commentaries about specific songs by band members.
Tom Jones appears on the PBS series Soundstage along with Bluegrass/Country Icon Alison Krauss. The pair duets on 3 songs and Tom Jones delivers some of his greatest career hits including “It’s Not Unusual”, Delilah, and Prince’s “Kiss”!
One of the most loved bands in rock history, as well as one of the most commercially successful-with 50 hit songs in the U.S. alone, 18 gold records, a Grammy, and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame-Chicago have maintained the unflagging devotion of millions of devoted fans throughout their 37-year career. ...This DVD documents a live show that was broadcast on PBS in June of 2003 where they play many of their hits from throughout their long career, including `25 or Six to Four,` `You`re the Inspiration,` `Saturday in the Park,` and `Beginnings,` among many others.
Full Length Concert by Singer/Songwriter Regina Spektor.
B.B. King Terrence Howard Solange Knowles Richie Sambora
Pt. 1 This concert premieres on PBS January 18, 2007 Peter Frampton was one of the most successful arena rock stars of the '70s. Frampton still remains one of the most thrilling live performers around, and his two-hour Soundstage performance is no exception. In the first hour Frampton performs songs such as his classics “Show Me the Way” and “Nassau/Baby I Love Your Way”. Pt. 2 This concert premieres on PBS January 25, 2007 In Peter Frampton’s second hour on Soundstage, Frampton performs a thrilling cover of George Harrison’s “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” and Soundgarden’s “Black Hole Sun.” Of course, “Do You Feel Like We Do” is the not-to-be missed showstopper. Following tracks: Off the hook Lying Lines on my face Show me the way Black hole sun Nasssau/Baby I love your way Do you feel like we do? All I want to be (is by your side) Wind of change I need ground Money (I’ll give you that) Can’t take that away I don’t need no doctor While my guitar gently weeps
Soundstage is an American live concert television series produced by WTTW Chicago and HD Ready. The original series aired for 13 seasons between 1974 and 1985; a new series of seasons began in 2003, with the latest running through summer 2009, each presented in high definition with surround sound. Some performances have been made available on DVD. The performances are taped on stage at the WTTW television studio in Chicago, as well as large venues throughout the United States. HD Ready, LLC is a full-scale production company specializing in producing live concert performances for the acclaimed television show, as well as for DVDs and Blu-rays. Music industry veteran and HD Ready founder Joe Thomas has produced and directed over 100 episodes for Soundstage. Airing nationally on PBS, Palladia, CMT, Rave HD, and GAC, as well as internationally in over 20 countries, the program features intimate performances by today’s legendary, as well up-and-coming hit artists.