Rollings Stones - Gimme Shelter - Live

This is the official promo for the Rolling Stones' 1998 single 'Gimme Shelter', a live version of their 1969 studio recorded release.

The video was filmed live at the Trans World Dome, St Louis, Missouri, on December 12 1997, on the Bridges To Babylon tour, and features long-term Stones backing singer Lisa Fischer on co-lead vocals.

'Gimme Shelter' was originally featured on the 1969 album Let It Bleed and was composed by Jagger/ Richards.

This version features Mick Jagger and Lisa Fischer on lead vocals, Keith Richards on guitar, Charlie Watts on drums, Ronnie Wood on guitar, Darryl Jones on bass, Chuck Leavell on piano, Bernard Fowler on backing vocals, Blondie Chaplin on backing vocals and percussion, Bobby Keys and Tim Ries on saxophone, Michael Davis and Kent Smith on horns.

Rolling Stones - 1997 Live Performance of Gimme Shelter

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Bob Marley - live at Amandla Music Festival

Music Television presents Bob Marley at the Amandla Festival 1979

Amandla - Festival of Unity, was a music festival held July 21, 1979, at Harvard Stadium in Boston, Massachusetts. The theme and unity was between those who supported and celebrated the liberation of South Africa and also those who supported the on-going efforts of people in Boston to end racism locally, on the streets, within schools, places of work and within families.

This performance of Bob Marley and The Wailers is fantastic! There is a introduction by activist, Dick Gregory, that is peppered with political and social talk regarding issues of that moment in time. It's a piece of history that is classic if you are one of Dick Gregory's many fans. The music starts at the 15 minute 33 Second point. Turn it up, think, groove and enjoy! GC

Bob Marley & The Wailers - FULL CONCERT: 1 hour and 49 minutes

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Imagine | Playing For Change

A Message from our friends at Playing for Change:

In the beginning of 2010 the Playing For Change crew began work on a new Song Around the World, John Lennon's "Imagine." It has been an amazing year of production, taking the crew from the favelas of Brazil to the shrines of southern India, from villages in Nepal to the glittering urban landscape of Tokyo and New York, and beyond.

This song is the Playing For Change Foundation's gift to the world. The Playing For Change Foundation feels honored to have the blessing and generous support of Yoko Ono as music lovers around the world join together to launch the Power to the People campaign. The campaign seeks to advance John Lennon's vision of peace by engaging artists and audiences to contribute to music education programs worldwide. Proceeds raised will help build music schools, support teachers and music programs, purchase instruments, and connect schools for cross-cultural learning and conflict resolution across borders. Music IS the power: Power to the People.

To learn more about the PFC Foundation, the schools they are building, the lives they are touching, and how you can participate, please visit the Playing For Change Foundation's website at

Hear more songs from Playing for Change II and get some MP3 downloads or the entire album :)

Black Dub (Filmed Live Performances)

Black Dub is a musical collaboration that consists of soul girl Trixie Whitley on vocals and occasional guitar & piano, Brian Blade on drums, Daryl Johnson on bass, and the instigator of the project and the fantastic Daniel Lanois who writes the songs and plays guitar & piano.

Black Dub - I'd Rather Go Blind

Black Dub - Surely

Black Dub - I Believe In You

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Ann Peebles - I Can't Stand The Rain (rare recording)

This fantastic song written by Ann Peebles and her husband Don Bryant, has been covered by many greats. Here is one of the early live recordings of the song which was made during the making of her album titled Full Time Love.

Howard "Bulldog" Grimes was on Drums, Thomas Bingham on Guitar and Don Bryant on the Wurlitzer keyboard.

Ann Peebles - I Can't Stand The Rain

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Nneka - THIS IS "IT"

Photo of Nneka by Gregory J. Chamberlain for Music Television

There is no better way to describe Nneka than to simply say she has "it".

Her songs are and lyrics are deep and complicated. They personify an independent voice and rebel spirit that challenges the status quo where greed and corruption in her native Nigeria and throughout the world is rampant. Right out of the box, in the feel and groove department, she has that "it" thing too. It's one of the main ingredients.

What separates Nneka from most of the rest in the supposed top tier is that her songs dig hard to say something important. This leads me to wonder why she is not in the top tier, yet.  I long for the day that she and artists like her are the top tier that exists. Perhaps in due time, substance will trump bling.

Her songs weave in and out from what seem like love songs at first, into geopolitical humanitarian statements often pointed at unnamed political leaders. At least her songs naturally conjure thoughts of certain leaders without even mentioning their names. Her songs make those who listen think. Nneka really reaches deep for truth which she considers to be real love.

This is an amazing live take of Nneka performing one of her signature songs titled Heartbeat. The studio version of this song (second one down from here) is the very first song I ever heard of Nneka's years ago. And, it did not sink in at first listen. It took a few listens to interpret the meaning of her lyrics clearly, but when I did I felt her depth and it had impact. The song is screaming at political leaders questioning if they hear the heartbeat of their electorate or in the case of dictatorships, the people they rule. I like the interview that follows live take in the video below. It's a tiny window of insight into Nneka. I have had a few chances to speak with her in person and I came away feeling her authenticity is genuine.

Nneka - Heartbeat (live in France with French/English Subtitle after song - 2009)

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Cecilia Noel & The Wild Clams - A Queen of Funky Latin Salsa Jazz

LiveMusicTelevision.Com presents Cecilia Noel

I've been following Cecilia Noel since the mid 1990's when her ex-husband Tris Imboden (famous for drumming for Chicago and a great California surf inspired band known as Honk in his earliest years) saw me filming the China Club ProJam and asked me to shoot some live music concerts of his then wife when she had just been signed to Sony Music.

The A&R guy, Kenny Komisar, who signed Cecilia Noel to Sony was way ahead of his time. Komisar signed Cecilia just before the beginning of the Latin/Pop explosion that Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez were part of. The band that Cecilia Noel put together as Cecilia Noel & The Wild Clams was a magnificent undeniable organic cuban inflused latin flavor that killed.  I am talking real burning hot unmanufactured blazing funky assed latin music! The record label, at large, however, just did not get Cecilia Noel at that time, and accidentally let her go, releasing her from her recording contract. Just a couple of years later, that Latin scene exploded.

However, none of that bad timing ever got in the way of Cecilia's burning desire for the show to go on. She built a independent movement on her own. She worked hard, playing tons of shows has toured to every continent and numerous countries.

Always known for having the creme of the crop session musicians in her band, not to mention to sexy Wild Clam singers, Cecilia Noel has staked her claim as one of the truest Latin/Funk/Jazz Salsa Queens the world has ever seen. Look at the size of her band, and the quality of the artists and it's easy to calculate the amount of people power it takes to run such a tight ship. This is a great example of what real music from real musicians is all about! Enjoy! GC
Dip It - Live - June 2009

La Culebra - Live in Hollywood - March 2011

Pronto Salsa - Live - July 2009

Slam The Clam - Live - June 2009

Mambo - Live - July 2009

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This post was created by Gregory J. Chamberlain on October 13, 2011, with subsequent edits and updates by Mariana L. Villanueva for Indies Network.

Slovakian Pop Group, TANX and their song, Come Down

TANX is not just the 1973 Album from the band T. Rex. Came across the band from Slovakia known as TANX by way of a message from Annette Knudsen from Sweden. Thank you Annette!

Video Directed by: Martin Hasák
Camera: Laco Janošťák
Cut: Peter Magát

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Kimbra - Plain Gold Ring (Live at Sing Sing Studios)

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Nina Simone was the first ever to perform Plain Gold Ring, written by George Stone, on her debut album Little Girl Blue

Thanks again to Leslie Monique Perry of Los Angeles for the hot tip on Kimbra.


Three Dog Night - Shambala - Live with Tennessee Symphony Orchestra

Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Thanks to Kenny Knudsen from Sweden for requesting this post of Three Dog Night sounding as good as ever, if not better than ever, in these 2002 recordings.


Easy to be Hard


Liar performed live in 1974

Eli's Coming - as opening song of a TV special called "Three Dog Night..Night" in 1972

Connect direct with Three Dog Night at ThreeDogNight.Com

Mugison - I Want You

Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Came across this cool, made in mid 2009, raw video of the Icelandic musician and singer known Mugison while on his 5 boroughs 1 day tour performing his song entitled I Want You. The performance was filmed live by film maker Scott Fine inside the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art in Staten Island, New York, in front of a small group.

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The Antlers - Live on KEXP Seattle

KEXP FM in Seattle delivers again.  Here is a nice set of live in studio performances of The Antlers.

Putting the Dog To Sleep

I don't Want Love

Rolled Together


Audio: Kevin Suggs
Cameras: William Anthony, Jim Beckmann, Shelly Corbett, Scott Holpainen & Christopher Meister
Edits: Jim Beckmann

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Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Love this unplugged song by a group called Pahamah :) Reminds me slightly of Nouvelle Vague. Enjoy!

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Deep Purple - Live

Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Thanks to Bonnie Sanders for the links to these most classic live recordings :)

Deep Purple featuring Jon Lord on Keyboards, Ian Paice on Druns, Ritchie Blackmore on Guitar, Ian Gillan on Vocals and Roger Glover on Bass.

Space Truckin' - Live in New York 1973

Smoke on the Water - Live in New York 1973

Speed King - Live in 1970

Highway Star - Live on Beat Club (German TV) Early 1970's.

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DJ Shadow - Live At The Shadowsphere - Splendour, Brisbane, Australia

Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Found these cell phone videos captured by DJ Sheepp at a DJ Shadow performance in Australia on July 29, 2011. DJ Sheep wrote, "One of the most amazing live shows I've witnessed from a DJ/producer. Optical illusions at their finest, with some crazy new Shadow material..."

Part I

Part II

Part III

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Listen to More DJ Shadow tracks from his LP entitled I Gotta Rock

Ray Charles- Live In France 1961 (A New Documentary Coming October 25)

A fantastic looking film trailer is getting me exicted about a live concert film of Ray Charles from 1961. The films presenters are hosting a one-time only advanced screening October 20 at the Egyptian Theatre in Los Angeles. The film is to be released straight to DVD, being shipped by retailers to advance buyers beginning October 25.

Lost for 50 years, 1 hour and 45 minutes of newly discovered 16mm concert films with fantastic audio recordings from the 1961 Antibes Jazz Festival in France with Ray Charles in his prime along with the original Raeletts and his band that included David "Fathead" Newman and Hank Crawford.

These were the first concerts Ray Charles had ever done in Europe. A must see!

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Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse - Body And Soul

This was the last studio recording Amy Winehouse made before her death.

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Hear tracks from Tony Bennett's album, Duets II, featuring Amy Winehouse

Nikki Yanofsky - Live Filmed Performances

Nikki Yanofsky filmed live performance of Over The Rainbow, Lullaby of Birdland and Cool My Heals

Here is a fantastic young artist on the way up! She sings jazz standards and more, beautifully. Enough said, just listen! GC

Nikki Yanofsky - Over the Rainbow

Nikki Yanofsky - Lullaby of Birdland

Nikki Yanofsky - Cool My Heals

Connect direct with Nikki Yanofsky at NikkiYanofsky.Com


Lance Lopez Rocks

Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

The first time I heard Lance Lopez, I was immediate fan. The following vintage YouTube video of Lopez in 2001 just came to my attention. Enjoy!

Lance Lopez - Mr Rattlesnake (2001 Live Tour)

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Hear More Lance Lopez from his Salvation From Sundown Album

Planet Asia - Live (Explicit Hip Hop)

If you like DJ backed hip hop rhyme sayers, you might enjoy the sonic combustion and lines of Planet Asia, a young rapper whose crew reached out to the MUSIC TELEVISION YouTube Channel by way of a friend request. Thank you, Planet Asia! Very impressive tracks.

Planet Asia - Live

Planet Asia - Boiler Makers (Live) Prod. by Madlib
Whistler, B.C Canada
Wandering Worx Entertainment
Garfinkels Night Club and Live Venue

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Nneka - Do you love me now (live session @ streets of Paris)

Nneka - Do you love me now (live session @ streets of Paris)

The Black Keys - Set You Free (Live TV)

Live Music Television is pleased to present The Black Keys on a filmed live performance for Australian television network, V Music, and their program known as The Gig.

The Black Keys - Set You Free

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Facundo Cabral - Immensely popular Argentine folk artist, murdered in gang hit against manager.

Gregory J. Chamberlain

Hated to read the Yahoo! News article of how Facundo Cabral was shot to death by a gang of gunman who were out to kill Cabral's manager, who survived the attack. The Argentinian folk singer, artist and vegabond is loved in throughout Larin America and Mexico. A wikipedia page devoted to his life has grown today and is a very interesting read. H

Facundo Cabral - No soy de aqui, ni soy de alla

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Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash & Eric Clapton Live On The Johnny Cash Show

Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Thank you for the e-mail from Sandy Linderman to post this obscure 1970 flashback video of Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash & Eric Clapton perform Matchbox Blues live On The Johnny Cash Show. Enjoy!

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Listen to tracks and read reviews from Eric Clapton's album Clapton Complete

Feeling Good: Where Muse meets Nina Simone

Go to the following link to hear a pretty great live take of Muse performing the song made famous by Nina Simone titled Feeling Good. It was recorded live at Wembly Stadium in June 2007. After watching, come back here for more :)

They had the whole audience singing along, as better evidenced via this cell phone take from the nosebleed section, which actually captures the essence of the crowd better than the slick version from above. It makes one realize how big of an act Muse really is.

This is the Nina Simone version of Feeling Good which appeared on her 1965 album titled I Put a Spell on You

Listen to Nina Simone songs from her album I Put a Spell on You

Mad Rad - Party Mountain

Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Mad Rad perform "Party Mountain" live on KEXP from the Bumbershoot Music Lounge. Recorded 9/3/2011

Recorded by KEXP 90.3 FM , Seattle, Washington USA - on the web at
Audio: Kevin Suggs, Julian Martlew
Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Scott Holpainen, Luke Knecht, Cassidy Turner & Jordan Salazar
Edits: Scott Holpainen

Listen to more Mad Rad off their White Gold Album

The Black Keys - "Grown So Ugly" live @ Grimey's Records Nashville TN

posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Those videos of the fantastic duo known as Hank @ Cupcakes made me think of another great duo, The Black Keys. Here is the Black Keys performing a in store at the world famous Grimey's record store several years back.

The Black Keys - "Grown So Ugly" live @ Grimey's Records Nashville TN (2007 or earlier)

Hear more of The Black Keys from their Brothers album

Pickwick - Hacienda Motel (Live at the Mural)

Pickwick performs "Hacienda Motel" during KEXP & Seattle Center's Concerts at the Mural series at the Mural Amphitheater. Recorded 8/26/11.

Audio: Toby Basiliko Michele Khazak & James Nixon
Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Scott Holpainen, Luke Knecht & Jordan Salazar
Edits: Jim Beckmann

JAMES BROWN & The Famous Flames 1964

Listen to songs from the James Brown All Time Greatest Hits

Biggie Smalls when he was 17 years old

Grace Potter live at Daryl's House (Daryl Hall)

Here is a fun take of the hard rocking Grace Potter and her drummer playing with Daryl Hall for Hall's online show, Live at Daryl's House.  Daryl sits in to do doing vocal harmonies and play guitar. Enjoy! GC

They covered Grace Potters song entitled Paris (Ooh La La)

Connect direct with Grace Potter at GracePotter.Com

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Outer Sanctum - Hold On (Hard Rock Band)

Hard rock band Outer Sanctum performing Hold On at the Terre Haute Music Venue on May 14th, 2011.

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The Adults - Nothing To Love (Live Music Video)

Here is a tasty band from New Zealand known as The Adults.  This is their music video, recorded live, to their song titled Nothing To Lose. Enjoy! GC

The Adults - Nothing to Lose

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Gaby Moreno - Stripped bare and raw, three great Illustrated Songs live.

I love Gaby Moreno so much. Her music is just wonderful! She plays in everything from full blown electric rock bands all the way down to keeping it simple, unplugged and acoustic. She jumps from from English to Spanish songs as she crosses genres with grace and style.

Below is a recent 2011 performance of Gaby Moreno on NPR Music's Tiny Desk Concert with her friend Adam Levy sitting with her on guitar. She performs three original songs, all so sweet and captivating, finishing with a song she wrote titled Sing Me Life which is sort of a call to arms to not let outside powers rule ones world. It got my mind wandering the way great songs do. The studio version is great too and has a tasty feel and production. Actually her entire record, Illustrated Songs, is like that. Enjoy! GC

(set list)
0:00 "No Regrets"
2:42 "Ave Que Emigra" (Bird That Migrates)
7:15 "Sing Me Life"

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***Gaby Moreno update: Since this post was originally posted in August of 2011, Gaby has transcended beyond "indie" status when she was signed to Metamorfosis‎ Records in March of 2012. In November, 2013, Gaby won the Latin Grammy in the category for Best New Artist, something the MusicTelevision.Com Family had proclaimed several times prior to that as far back as 2006 :)

See the video to a song from Gaby's latest 2014 Christmas Album:

Enjoy these additional Gaby Moreno performances, filmed live with excellence:

Gaby Moreno performing live in Paris

Gaby Moreno performs on Treble Clef Live :)

Gaby Moreno performs a live take of Quizás, Quizás, Quizás


Tasty music out of Mexico. Enjoy!

Hear clips and download MP3 tracks off the Best of Jose Feliciano - click image below :)

Ayo "Black Spoon" unplugged

Here is one of our most favorite artists who seems way too under the radar.  Her name is Ayo.  In this video below she performs her song entitled Black Spoon, for the French website, that has featured many unique artist presentations over the years such as this great recording of Nneka. Enjoy! GC

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The Mitchell Brothers - Live at Kulak's Woodshed

posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Young brothers, kids of a former music student of mine, writing their own songs.

The Mitchell Brothers perform their original song entitled "Please" at Kulak's Woodshed.

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Jimi Hendrix - Foxy Lady - Live at Rainbow Bridge

Rainbow Bridge is a 1972 film directed by Chuck Wein that features footage from a Jimi Hendrix concert, and a short piece of conversation between Pat Hartley, Wein and Hendrix. It was mainly financed by Hendrix manager Mike Jeffery, hence his appearance. The film is about Pat Hartley's "spiritual awakening" via a visit to the 'Rainbow Bridge' planetary meditation cult on Maui, where, as part of the proceedings Jimi Hendrix visits to play a concert during a 'Rainbow Bridge' mass meditation/colour/sound "experiment". The "Rainbow Bridge" concert was a free concert by Jimi Hendrix that was held on July 30, 1970, in a horse pasture above Seabury Hall, on the "Upcountry" slopes of Haleakala, the volcano that makes up 75% of the island of Maui, Hawaii, although it probably last erupted in the 17th century, it is officially considered as being active.

A modest audience of a few hundred island hippies, surfers, and students turned up following announcements that Hendrix would play a free concert for a film. Hendrix was also in Hawaii to play the last concert on his 'Cry of Love' tour with his reformed 'Jimi Hendrix Experience' (with Billy Cox replacing Noel Redding on bass & backing vocals. Mitch Mitchell & Cox were also previously members of Gypsy Sun and Rainbows). The director Chuck Wein introduced Hendrix' performance (no mention of a group name) as the driving force of this 'Rainbow Bridge' "experiment" , (this title is often mistaken as being the name of the site of this concert rather than the name of this "Planetary meditation" cult, an extension of the Gaia hypothesis into spiritual realms). The original cut, not surprisingly used very little of the concert footage, as this was not intended to be a concert film and no music from the performance was released on the official Reprise LP "Rainbow Bridge- Original Motion Picture Soundtrack" for contractual reasons and due to the original music soundtrack being unreleasable due to its very substandard sonic quality on account of strong winds that day. The album does include, however, the studio tracks featured in the film. However, the music from the concert was distributed as a bootleg recording for three decades, before Radioactive Records released this same bootleg recording on the 2003 album, The Rainbow Bridge Concert: The Early Show until it was withdrawn due to a court action by 'Experience Hendrix' which makes this officially a 'bootleg' CD release. The 'Rainbow Bridge' concert was the penultimate performance by Hendrix in the United States, his last was two days later on August 1, 1970, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Hendrix died less than two months later on September 18, 1970 in London, England

Buy the Complete DVD of the Jimi Hendrix Rainbow Bridge Concert :)

Other Lives - Live on KEXP Seattle

Gregory J. Chamberlain

The radio station KEXP out of Seattle, Washington is one of my favorite eclectic stations out there. Their YouTube channel that features video of many of the stations on air performances. Not only does KEXP bring in some incredible talent, they record amazing audio and terrific video of these outstanding events. It's hard not to be in awe of the work KEXP does.

Major kudos to the following people who made the videos of the band below happen:
Engineer: Kevin Suggs
Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Carlton Eide, and Cassidy Turner
Editing: Jim Beckmann

Below are videos of a etherial band known as Other Lives. Enjoy!

Other Lives and their track entitled For 12

Other Lives and their track entitled Tamer Animals

Other Lives and their track entitled Weather

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Moreland & Arbuckle - Just A Dream

Legendary guitarist Steve Cropper makes guest appearance on Moreland & Arbuckle's album titled Just A Dream, scheduled for release on August 23, 2011. Enjoy this video, also titled Just a Dream - GC

Buy Moreland & Arbuckle - Just A Dream

Pickwick - Awesome Live Performances on KEXP Seattle

I love this radio station, KEXP, out of Seattle. They consistently invite great bands into their studio to film and capture great audio recordings of the performances.

Just below is a most excellent Seattle band known as Pickwick performing raw and live in the KEXP studio. Enjoy! GC

Here is Pickwick and their track entitled Window Sill.

Here is Pickwick performing their track entitled The Round

Pickwick and their song entitled Up All Night

Pickwick and their song entitled Hacienda Motel

Recorded 7/20/11.
Host: John Richards
Engineer: Kevin Suggs
Cameras: Jim Beckmann, Scott Holpainen & Justin Wilmore
Editing: Jim Beckmann

The Continuing Adventures of Miles Davis and Keith Jarrett

Thanks to the Jazz Video Guy on YouTube for another great classic video from 1971 featuring Miles Davis, Keith Jarrett on Keys, Gary Bartz on sax, Michael Henderson on bass, Ndugu Chancler on drums and Don Alias on percussion.

What Did Keith Jarrett Say to Miles Davis?

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Gaea - Simple Man (Live in Venice Beach)

Caught this unique duo while passing through the Venice Beach Boardwalk in Southern California. Saw them again a few weeks later and the news is that they are in the studio with one of the members of the Foo Fighters at the controls. Gaea is unique, raw and real. Enjoy! GC

Gaea - Simple Man (Live in Venice Beach)

Connect direct with Gaea at GaeaSoul.Com

Al Jarreau - Look To The Rainbow Album: Live In Europe - A Flashback to 1976

Finding these vintage 1976 live films of Al Jarreau is reason for celebration. These are gems.

In 1977, my mom bought this 2 record set on vinyl when it came out and we must have played it hundreds of times. It was a style of jazz that seemed really fresh. I was exposed to all kinds of music, but this record was really different. Had never heard anybody scat sing like this, blending lyrics and scat with such fluid soul with super burning jazz groove band. Real players, no bullshit.

The album was titled "Look To The Rainbow: Live in Europe". This album took a long time to explore in all of it's intricacies and just loved listening to it really loud, which drove the crotchety old people across the street, Herbie and Irene, nuts. They loved to come bang on our front door yelling "turn it off!".

Al Jarreau album cover to Look To The Rainbow: Live in Europe

The record was recorded and was shot live in Hamburg, Germany in 1976. The musicians featured are Tom Canning on keys, Jerome Rimson on bass guitar and Nigel Wilkinson on drums.

One of the most popular songs on the record was Jarreau's unique version of the Paul Desmond classic, Take 5, that was already famous as it recorded by The Dave Brubeck Quartet on their 1959 album Time Out. Jarreau's take on the song was a major departure, like a blast off to another planet. Be patient, the song does not really take off until the 2:20 point of the first video below. Enjoy! GC

Al Jarreau - Take Five (live)

Al Jarreau - Letter Perfect

Al Jarreau - We Got By

Al Jarreau - You Don't See Me

Al Jarreau - Lock All The Gates

Al Jarreau - Your Song

Connect direct with Al Jarreau at AlJarreau.Com and and at

Al Jarreau's past catalogue is with Rhino Records/Warner Bros. Records

Presently, Al Jarreau is signed to the Concord Music Group, home to numerous historical and current imprints/labels, and home to hundreds and hundreds of the most legendary established and well picked emerging artists, groups and songwriters.

My favorite memory of Amy Winehouse - Stronger Than Me

This first song I ever heard Amy Winehouse do was Stronger Than Me. It was offered as free promotional download on in 2002/2003 and was a rougher demo version than the album version. It was so beautiful, I melted each time I listened and must of played it hundreds of times. Been digging through my old drives looking for that old version.

This video below is the best version of this song I could find so far, thanks to one of the best music shows on the planet, Later with Jools Holland out of the U.K. on the BBC. Jools is a former member of Squeeze. Remember Squeeze's song titled Pulling Muscles from a Shell?

I love this recording, below, very much. It was early in Winehouse's career before she got carried away with tattoos, the drugs and the booze. She stands there, sexy as can be, delivering the goods, singing her ass off and nailing some very sweet guitar voicings on her Stratocaster. It was obvious genius in the making. Enjoy!  GC

Connect direct with the official Amy Winehouse legacy website at AmyWinehouse.Com

This post was created by Gregory J. Chamberlain on July 23, 2011 with subsequent edits and updates by Mariana L. Villanueva for Indies Network.

Amy Winehouse died in her London home

Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

I am so sad to have just read the story on the news wire that recording artist Amy Winehouse has passed away. Her music may never die. She had that "it" thing that I loved the first time I ever heard her music. Words cannot express my saddness at this time. She was a real true original.

Amy Winehouse performed Back to Black on BBC Sessions

Lady Gaga - The Edge of Glory + Hair (Live on The Howard Stern Show)

Live Music Television is very pleased to present two stunning minimalist performances by Lady Gaga, whose real name is Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta. The performances were recorded live on The Howard Stern Show with just her voice and herself playing the piano.

Please click the play button of the video below and choose the high-resolution & full screen options.  When this music video ends, it will automatically be followed by hours of excellent music videos. Press forward to skip any video or click the reverse button to replay or return to previous songs.

Lady Gaga - The Edge of Glory

Lady Gaga - Hair

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SuperHeavy - In The Studio

This SuperHeavy project featuring Mick Jagger, Joss Stone, AR Rahman, Damian Marley and Dave Stewart is something I have been waiting for. Here is just a tiny taste with much more coming soon. But I must say, it's disturbing that there are so many teaser reels on YouTube with little substance. There are tweenagers on yourube pumping out full tracks, with videos and all on a daily and weekly basis and these legends are taking their sweet fucking time with teaser reels. It's starting to piss me off just a little bit. But try to enjoy being teased, none the less.

OK Go, This Too Shall Pass at MOOG SOUND LAB

Posted by Gregory J. Chamberlain

Many may remember Ok Go as we posted their amazing conceptual video to their song entitled This Too Shall Pass here back in March 2010. Click the following link to see their original conceptual video to this great song:

Right here, however, OK Go performs an all MOOG version of their song "This Too Shall Pass" from the 2010 album "Of the Blue Colour of the Sky" down at The MOOG Sound Lab.

The mood and tempo are set by Andy Ross via the Little Phatty's arpeggiator and staccato sound creating the perfect MOOG canvas for Damian and Tim.

Damian Kulash discovers the wonder of Full Sustain mode on the Moog guitar. Because of this, he was able to create a flowing violin esque melody and feel with little need for picking or strumming.

Tim Nordwind fills it all out with the Taurus 3 in Hand Mode. It's massive low register sound creates the perfect tone and ambience to pull the instruments together in this unique rendition of "This Too Shall Pass".


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Dead Sara - The Weatherman - Live at Sunset Sessions

Here is a great LA band known as Dead Sara. Love the authentic rockin' nature of this group live. Also love their studio recordings. They pretty much kick ass. Enjoy!

Dead Sara - The Weatherman - LIVE at SUNSET SESSIONS

Dead Sara - The Weatherman - STUDIO VERSION at

Connect direct with Dead Sara at DeadSara.Com

Montrose - Bad Motor Scooter (1974)

This is Ronnie Montrose and his band known as Montrose, circa 1974, that included Sammy Hagar at the time.

I agree 100% with one of the many comments on YouTube that said this about this song: "This the genuine article. No effects, synth, overdubbing, just great musicians. They didn't even need a second guitar. Kids should watch this so that they know what musicianship really is." Enjoy! GC

Kim Churchill - A very soulful artist worth a listen!

Wow.... I really like this song by 20 year old Aussie artist, Kim Churchill. Living out of his van and traveling to shows around his native country, this artist is walking the walk of the do it yourself artist as he tours hard to make a name for himself.

Thanks to a Melbourne Australia connection Alastair Burns and Prince Bandroom who produced this raw one take recording with no special effects or overdubs. Enjoy! GC

Kim Churchill - Tides

Connect direct with Kim Churchill at KimChurchill.Com,,, and

Harlan Pepper - Reefer

Harlan Pepper - Reefer

White Sea - Cannibal Love (Filmed Live)

Live Music Television presents White Sea and a live recording of their song titled Cannibal Love

White Sea - Cannibal Love

Them - Mystic Eyes/Gloria (Music Hall de France, 1965)

Them - Mystic Eyes/Gloria (Music Hall de France, 1965)

War - Slipping into Darkness

There are so many great versions of this song, I'll start with this one live from Soul Train, circa 1971 or 1972.

Phoebe Snow - July 12, 1950 – April 26, 2011

Phoebe Snow’s first album, a self-titled LP in 1974, contained her biggest hit entitled Poetry Man. Enjoy this 1989 performance below.

Jarle Bernhoft

The soulful recording artist and producer, Kelly Moneymaker, was where I found out about the fabulous Jarle Bernhoft this week. I feel he is one of the freshest, most organic and unmanufactured emerging musical artists I have heard this year.

A little research uncovered that "Bernhoft", as he is known, has been emerging for years and is signed to Universal Music Norge of Norway. Mike Finnigan, the legendary hammond player and keyboardist extraordinaire who recently did another world tour with Joe Cocker, informed me that Berhoft opened for several Joe Cocker shows in Europe recently.

Bernhoft is a self contained unit, a one man band, that relies on loops he lays down with his voice and with instruments as he goes. His soulful and deliberate croon is contagious and entertaining. Enjoy! GC

Bernhoft and his track entitled Cmon Talk from his most recent 2011 release.

Bernhoft and his track entitled Choices from a recent release

Berhoft and his unreleased track entitled Since I was a Little Kid

If you like Bernhoft's music, sign up at his page, Bernhoft.Org, where all can get some free downloads for at least a little while!

Mike Finnigan favorite pick: Enrique Morente and Eva Yerbabuena

The legendary keyboardist, hammond extraordinaire and vocalist, Mike Finnigan, turned his facebook friends onto this video of Enrique Morento a couple of days ago. Mike asked that all wait for the dancer, Eva Yerbabuena, to appear, which occurs at the 2 minute and 30 second point. Bravo! gc

LAURA DÍAZ & JUAN FRÍAS - Music from some balconies of Mexico City

Stephen O'Regan is one of my favorite producers of music content on YouTube with his ongoing music series known as Balcony TV at BalconyTV.Com. He has a network of directors in cities around the world that shoot bands and artists on various balconies. The videos and archives are posted on BalconyTV.Com and end up on O'Regan's YouTube Channel as well at

Often times the interviews are in foreign languages, just like the films below shot on rooftops in Mexico City.



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Gregory J. Chamberlain