Merle Haggard doing impressions
Merle Haggard doing impressions of Johnny Cash, Buck Owens and more on the Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour (in the presence of said musicians). A classic.
Gram Parsons & Emmylou Harris – “Big Mouth Blues” live at Liberty Hall, 1973, from the hard to find 1998 Rhino VHS tape “Together Again for the Last Time” with Gram and Clarence White.
Topanga Canyon resident and longtime When You Awake fave and friend Susan James has a brand new video for the lead-off track from her new album, “Driving Toward The Sun,” which includes a special appearance by her longtime friend, actor Peter Stormare. The track features Susan on lead vocals, acoustic guitar and mandolin, Jason Chesney (of Old California and lots of other bands) on bass, Walfredo Reyes, Jr. on drums, Neal Casal on acoustic guitar and John McDuffie on acoustic guitar, acoustic 12-string, dobro, mando and electric guitar. More exclusive photos from the Topanga location shoot after the jump.
Just a few days after Richie Havens, we have to say goodbye to the one and only George Jones. What a week. Rest in peace, George! I’m pulling out my jar of Ole Smoky Moonshine’s White Lightnin’ and having one in your honor.
Richie Havens- Fire And Rain
The late, great Richie Havens performing James Taylor’s “Fire and Rain” live in Germany in 1971. Such powerful stuff. You will be missed! Listen to another track, which might just be one of the most beautiful songs ever, after the jump.
Oh man. Rest in peace, Richie.
The Avett Brothers Sing, Pretty Girl from Annapolis
The Avett Brothers performing a backstage acoustic version of their tune “Pretty Girl From Annapolis” from 2003’s A Carolina Jubilee. Around the 3:20 mark, Seth breaks into a bit of Bob Marley’s “Is This Love” before returning to the original tune.
Pendleton has teamed up with San Francisco-based graphic artist and retailer Benny Gold and bag company Jansport on a new collaboration set to be released August 1, 2013. The collection includes three backpacks to choose from: the Compadre, the Adobe, and the Oswego, the last of which comes with an exclusive graphic Pendleton wool blanket, alongside a selection of laptop and tablet sleeves. The collection will be available starting August 1st exclusively at the Benny Gold store in San Francisco and online via Benny’s website. Check out more photos from the Lookbook here.