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woensdag 19 december 2018

Pictures & Collages from Arthur,s Musical Journey

                         Music: The Butterfield BluesBand - Keep On Movin.

maandag 17 december 2018

Jamey Johnson & Alison Krauss - Make the World Go Away

                                       Farm Aid 2016- Bristow, Virginia - September 17, 2016

 "Make the World Go Away'" is a country-popular music song composed by Hank Cochran. It has become a Top 40 popular success three times: for Timi Yuro (during 1963), for Eddy Arnold (1965), and for the brother-sister duo Donny and Marie Osmond (1975). The original version of the song was recorded by Ray Price during 1963. It has remained a country crooner standard ever since.





 Jamey Johnson (born July 14, 1975) is an American country music artist. Signed to BNA Records in 2005, Johnson made his debut with his single "The Dollar", the title track to his 2006 album The Dollar. Johnson was dropped from BNA in 2006 and signed to Mercury Nashville Records in March 2008, releasing his second album, the gold-certified That Lonesome Song. This album produced two singles, the Top 10 hit "In Color" and "High Cost of Living". Johnson has since released two more albums, The Guitar Song in 2010 and Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran in 2012. In 2014, he released a 5-song Christmas EP titled The Christmas Song. In addition to most of his own material, Johnson has co-written singles for Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard, Trace Adkins, George Strait, James Otto, Joe Nichols and Jessie James Decker.


Alison Maria Krauss (born July 23, 1971) is an American bluegrass-country singer and musician. She entered the music industry at an early age, winning local contests by the age of 10 and recording for the first time at 14. She signed with Rounder Records in 1985 and released her first solo album in 1987. She was invited to join the band with which she still performs, Alison Krauss and Union Station (AKUS), and later released her first album with them as a group in 1989.[2]
She has released fourteen albums, appeared on numerous soundtracks, and helped renew interest in bluegrass music in the United States. Her soundtrack performances have led to further popularity, including the O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack, an album also credited with raising American interest in bluegrass, and the Cold Mountain soundtrack, which led to her performance at the 2004 Academy Awards.
As of 2018, she has won 27 Grammy Awards from 42 nominations, tying her for the second most awarded recipient alongside Quincy Jones, second only to classical conductor Georg Solti, who holds the record for most wins with 31.[3] She is the most awarded singer and the most awarded female artist in Grammy history.[4]


                                                

The music of Fred Neil


Fred Neil (Maart 16, 1936 – July 7, 2001) was een Amerikaanse blues en folk singer/ songwriter, zijn muziek carriere begon in de vroege jaren 60 en eindigt halverwege de jaren 70 ,waarna hij de muziekindustrie de rug toekeerd.De man heeft prachtige songs geschreven als "Candy Man" Roy Orbison en"Everybody's Talkin'" (Harry Nilsson), de ballad "A Little Bit Of Rain" en de rockklassieker "The Other Side of This Life", vooral bekend in de versie van Jefferson Airplane.

Hieronder een paar van zijn mooiste songs...


Roy Orbinson - Candy Man(Fred Neil)
Een superband onder leiding van producer T-Bone Burnett,met Jackson Browne, , Elvis Costello, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, J.D. Souther, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits, en Jennifer Warnes, samen met de rhythm section van Elvis Presley's late '60s / '70s touring band



Harry Nillson- Everybody,s Talkin (Fred Neil)
Komt van het album Aerial Ballet,eerst een kleine hit in Amerika en Canada en komt voor in de prachtige film Midnight Cowboy,dat leverde Harry zijn eerste Grammy Award op en bereikte als nog US Top10 ,in Canada zelf no 1.


Peter Paul & Mary -The Other Side Of This Live(Fred Neil)
Het trio Peter, Paul and Mary is een Amerikaanse folkgroep uit de jaren zestig. Het trio bestond uit Peter Yarrow, Noel "Paul" Stookey en Mary Travers.
De groep werd in 1961 samengesteld door manager Albert Grossman, met de bedoeling een "supergroep" te vormen. Hun eerste album bevatte de hit If I had a Hammer, geschreven door Pete Seeger. Het album stond tien maanden in de Billboard Top 10. In 1963 coverden ze Blowin' in the Wind van Bob Dylan en scoorden daarmee een internationale hit. Puff, the Magic Dragon uit 1963 werd een song met een eigen legende.


Tim Buckley- Dolphins (Fred Neil)
Prachtige uitvoering van Tim(vader van Jeff)Dolphins in het BBCProgramma Old Grey Wishtle test
Ik zag hem zelf een keer ,,live.. tijdens een groot festival op de renbaan in Hilversum,samen met The Allman Brothers,The Dooby Brothers,Earth& Fire e.a..
leuk festival...


Stone Poneys -Little bit of rain(Fred Neil)
Trio bestaande Bob Kimmel (rhythm guitar and vocals), Kenny Edwards (lead guitar and vocals), en Linda Ronstadt (vocals)Linda ging al spoedig verder als soloartiest maar Kenny Edwards zou haar nog jarenlang begeleiden tijdens de plaatopnames en toernee,s


Karen Dalton - A little Bit of Rain (Fred Neil)
Een andere versie van hetzelfde nummer.
Karen J. Dalton ( Karen J. Cariker) (July 19, 1937 – March 19, 1993) was een Amerikaanse folk blues zangeres en and banjo speler ,was in de vroege jaren 60 een bekend figuur in deGreenwich Village folk music scene,ging veel om met mensen als o.aFred Neil ,the Holy Modal Rounders en Bob Dylan.



Fred Neil - Green Rocky Road

Fred Neil Site
http://www.fredneil.com/

The Other Side Of Greenwich Village 60's Folk Scene
http://www.furious.com/perfect/folkniks.html

Another Fred Neil Site
http://www.bobdylanroots.com/neil.html

Fred Neil Discographie
http://www.wirz.de/music/neilfrm.htm


                                        Fred Neil (16 Maart, 1936 – 7 July , 2001)



Everybody's Talkin'
by Fred Neil

Everybody's talkin' at me.
I don't hear a word they're sayin',
Only the echoes of my mind.

People stoppin' starin'
I can't see the faces,
Only the shadows of their eyes.

I'm goin' where the sun keeps shinin'
Thru the pourin' rain,
Goin' where the weather suits my clothes.

Bankin' off the northeast wind,
Sailin' on a summer breeze,
Skippin' over the ocean like a stone.

Everybody's talkin' at me.
I don't hear a word they're sayin',
Only the echoes of my mind.

And I won't let you leave my love behind.