Without POCO the music world would be a very different place. 45 years ago they blazed the way for the genre of country-rock music. Their influence has been felt ever since with most notable influence being the group "The Eagles". The twists and turns of the music business and personality conflicts took it's toll from the very beginning. In spite of that POCO has been writing, performing and recording for 45 years!
An integrated concert and interview, complete with archive footage and photos a la "Inside the Actors Studio" meets "Austin City Limits". Rick shares his sudden rise to fame as the 17 year old leader of The McCoys (Hang On Sloopy), his struggle to escape the "bubble gum" stereotype, working with Johnny and Edgar Winter, the 8 grammys he produced for Wierd Al, bad career moves and faith. Rick performs "Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo", "Still Alive and Well", "Free Ride", "Frankenstein", "Hang on Sloopy" and "I Am A Real American" plus some new material. His guitar playing is impeccable, the band sounds great and his stories are honest and captivating.
Livingston "LIV" Taylor never wanted to be famous like his older brother James. However, he is obsessed with the art of writing and performing music. As a full professor of stage performance at Berklee College of Music in Boston, he was able to smuggle out some former students for this show. Chelsea Berry and Matt Cusson add a spark that makes you smile! The performances are inspired! Also inspiring are Liv's accounts of growing up in a musical family, victory over substance and insights into the music business . . . then and now. He is unforgettable!
In true LLM style this DVD captures the true spirit of this Legendary band. Interspersed between an inspired live performance are unique interviews looking at the 41 years of rocking. This is also a special program because it's really a tribute to the late co-founder of Orleans, Larry Hoppen. All the band members share their fondest memories and lovingly reveal some of Larry's craziest moments. The songs sound as good as ever. and besides enjoying all their hits, there's a few new ones as well!
You've seen and heard a lot of interviews through the years. You've also heard a lot of stories that may or may not be true. Well, this is the real story. The members tell the Orleans story from the very beginning until the present. We've gathered unique archive video and photos to document the journey all along the way. If you like rock and roll history this disk is for you! This is new and updated with extensive interviews with John Hall!!
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Bill, a founding member of the legendary Little Feat, is one of the most sought after studio keyboardists of all time! You can't listen to the radio without hearing Bill Payne. He has credits on over 350 popular records for artists like Bob Seger, Bonnie Raitt, Doobie Brothers, Bryan Adams, Carly Simon, Jackson Brown and James Taylor to name just a very few. Bill traces his musical roots, speaks about recording hit records, and shares his other creative outlet . . . photography. He performs familiar songs, motion picture soundtracks, and freeform jam with drummer Gabe Ford. A must see program for all musicians to gain insights for mastering an instrument.
The South's Best Kept Secret! Singer, songrwiter, solo artist, session player and touring musician are terms that describe what Randall does . . . From his days as a Capricorn Records artist working with Gregg Allman, Chuck Leavell, Elvin Bishop, Steve Winwood and BJ Thomas to writing songs with/for Bonnie Raitt and Deep Purple's Roger Glover, Randall has never lost focus on the music. Randall's candid discussions of his life down "a crooked highway" will give you a new appreciation of this precious gift of music he gives us all.
Jefferson Airplane (founder), Jefferson Starship, Solo Artist
In addition to his music, Marty is a prolific painter. Marty traces his musical career from the 60's San Francisco scene, shows his artwork and discusses the craft of painting. Marty shares the conflicts within The Jefferson Airplane and Starship as well as some insights on Grace Slick and fame. Marty and his band perform "Miracles", "Hearts", "Runaway", "With Your Love", "Count On Me" and "Comin' Back To Me" as well as brand new material. Segments are filled out with archive footage, personal photos and Marty's paintings.