Thursday, May 23, 2013
John Fogerty played his new single "Mystic Highway" Tuesday night (May 21, 2013) on the Late Show With David Letterman (above). MORE HERE
John Fogerty returned to the Late Show With David Letterman yesterday (Wednesday May 22, 2013) for a second straight night, this time with Dawes in tow. Fogerty led the Dawes through "Someday Never Comes" (above), which the California rockers performed with him on his forthcoming album of duets, Wrote a Song for Everyone. MORE HERE
NPR's On Point featured the premiere of a new version of the song “Rhinestone Cowboy” off of country legend Glen Campbell’s upcoming album: “See You There.” Campbell has retired from touring after revealing that he is living with Alzheimer’s disease. It really sounds great!
At a White House concert held in her honor Wednesday night (May 22, 2013), Carole King kept busy. The opening act? Carole King. The headliner? Carole King. The cheering section? Ladies and gentlemen, give it up for Carole King giving it up for Carole King.
In town to receive the Library of Congress’s Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the 71-year-old songwriting pioneer was the first singer to take the stage in the East Dining Room. MORE HERE
Bolts of electricity shot about the center of the stage, always in time with the music. Voices harmonized, while laptops hummed. A harp was plucked elegantly and beats, both synthetic and organic, thumped pretty much nonstop. A pipe organ played on its own and huge pendulums swung to the earth's gravitational pull.
Then there was the star of the show herself. Bjork. Who else would ever dream up such a spectacle and then dare to take it on the road?
The Icelandic alt-rock legend is still pushing boundaries. Her current Biophilia Tour is one of the most wildly adventurous shows in rock 'n' roll history.
On Wednesday May 22, 2013, the multimedia spectacular reached the Bay Area — setting up shop at the Craneway Pavilion in Richmond. MORE HERE
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