Tag Archives: 2011

Ben Harper – Rock and Roll Is Free (Live on Letterman in 2011)

“Rock and Roll is Free” popped up on shuffle when I was working out earlier, and I can’t get it out of my head now. It’s a Beatles feeling rocker from Ben Harper’s 2011 album Give Till It’s Gone. It … Continue reading

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Common – Celebrate (music video)

I’m celebrating today because it’s Friday, I’m taking next week off to spend with my son, and the second season of House of Cards is out on Netflix today. And I’m celebrating what a great emcee Common is. You should, … Continue reading

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Erykah Badu with My Morning Jacket – Tyrone (Live in 2011)

My Morning Jacket did an Unstaged event with American Express back in May of 2011. They had two special guests – Erykah Badu and Rachel Dratch. Erykah Badu was featured on at least two tracks – “Tyrone” and “Wordless Chorus“. … Continue reading

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My Morning Jacket with Erykah Badu – Wordless Chorus (Live in 2011)

“Wordless Chorus” is one of the standout tracks from My Morning Jacket’s 2005 record Z. This live rendition of the song is from an American Express sponsored series called Unstaged. The video and audio quality are outstanding. Erykah Badu lends her … Continue reading

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Beck with Neil Young – Pocahontas (Live at the Bridge School Benefit Concert in 2011)

Marlon Brando, Pocahontas and me.

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Gary Clark, Jr. – Move On Up (live in London in 2011)

Gary and band jamming a 9 minute version of the Curtis Mayfield classic “Move On Up”. Live at Bush Hall, London, October 2011.

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Jonathan Wilson – The Way I Feel (music video)

This is Jonathan Wilson covering a Gordon Lightfoot song, originally from the 1967 album of the same name,  The Way I Feel. Wilson included his version of “The Way I Feel” on his 2011 album, Gentle Spirit. I didn’t know … Continue reading

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Friday Night Phish Fry: Bold As Love (Live in 2011)

This was the encore at my first Phish show back in 1992. “Bold As Love” is one of my favorite Hendrix tunes, and these guys do a fantastic cover of it.

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Common – Blue Sky (music video)

“Blue Sky” was the second single from Common’s 2011 album The Dreamer/The Believer. It samples “Mr. Blue Sky” by Electric Light Orchestra (ELO). Th single was released just over a year ago – October 4, 2011. It’s an engaging video. … Continue reading

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Wilco – Handshake Drugs (live on Letterman in 2011)

Back in September 2011, Wilco took part in the “Live On Letterman” series, an ongoing series of live webcasts of concerts in the Ed Sullivan Theater. “Handshake Drugs” is one of my favorite songs from the entirely underrated A Ghost … Continue reading

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