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Because You Watched This Christmas: Live in Chicago 24 Available Shows

  • Christmas: A Soundstage Special Event

    Chris Isaak

    Year: 2004

    Runtime: 56 min

    Taped at the Soundstage studio in Chicago, Chris and his long-time band perform some of his childhood favorites such as "Mele Kalikimaka" and "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer" in addition to classic holiday standards ranging from "White Christmas" to "The Christmas Song." Isaak also includes some holiday originals such as "Washington Square" and "Hey Santa." Other songs performed are "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "Blue Christmas," and "Let it Snow" to name a few. Joining Chris on a number of duets are Michael Buble, Brian McKnight, and Stevie Nicks.

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  • A Tribute Motown International

    Michael McDonald

    Year: 2008

    Runtime: 54 min

    Michael McDonald lends his soul-stirring voice to Motown's greatest hits in this live performance recorded in High-Definition for the PBS concert series Soundstage. Belting out tracks from his two critically-acclaimed Motown concept albums, the Grammy Award-winner revives some of the most influential American music ever made. Joined by special guests Toni Braxton, India.Arie, Take 6 and Billy Preston, McDonald presents 14 classics from the rollicking I Second That Emotion to the poignant Whats Going On, that pay tribute to Hitsville legends such as Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and Smokey Robinson.

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  • Live at Soundstage

    Chris Isaak & Raul Malo

    Year: 2003

    Runtime: 55 min

    Chris Isaak is most well known for his classic pop and rock sounds. He successfully integrates modern touches into timeless songs such as America Boy off of his most recent release Always Got Tonite. On this episode of Soundstage, Chris will perform a variety of hits like Wicked Games, Somebodys Cryin and Baby Did a Bad Bad Thing. Isaak will be joined by fellow crooner Raul Malo. Singer, songwriter, producer, and front man of the Mavericks, Raul will be performing songs from his first solo album Today. Highlights include Raul with a string quartet performing Are we Almost There, and the Everly Brothers song Let it be Me.

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  • Live in The Lowlands

    Willy DeVille

    Year: 1976

    Runtime: 1 hr 36 min

    Willy DeVille is the founder, leader and principal songwriter of the band Mink DeVille. The band came out of the mid-70s New York punk scene but first broke worldwide with their hit Spanish Stroll in 1977. Their music belied their punk routes and mixed soul with R & B, blues and Cajun influences. The band continued to release albums through to the mid-80s when Willy began to perform and record under his own name. His solo single Storybook Love was nominated for an Oscar after it appeared in the film The Princess Bride. This concert was filmed at the Paradiso in Amsterdam in autumn 2005 during the tour for his most recent album Crow Jane Alley.

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  • In Session

    J.J. Cale

    Year: 1978

    Runtime: 1 hr 19 min

    This film is the most intimate look at JJ Cale ever. Recorded in 1979 at the Paradise Studios in Los Angeles this rare and unique session with Leon Russell on keyboards, has never been seen before and gives fans the chance to see this unique talent at work in the studio.

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  • Live From the Grand Canyon

    Kenny Loggins

    Year: 1991

    Runtime: 1 hr 12 min

    The multiple award-winning songwriter and performer Kenny Loggins is featured in this live concert video set against the majestic and awe-captivating backdrop of the Grand Canyon. This rock and pop balladeer sings many of his classic songs from his albums and motion picture soundtrack in this concert, including "The Real Thing," "Conviction of the Heart," "Celebrate Me Home," "Will of the Wind," "Leap of Faith," "Sweet Reunion," and more.

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  • Live at Montreux

    Mike Oldfield

    Year: 1980

    Runtime: 1 hr 45 min

    Mike Oldfield took the world of music by storm at the age of 19 in 1973 with the release of his debut album, "Tubular Bells", which hit the No.1 spot in numerous countries and has gone on to sell in excess of 16 million copies worldwide. A naturally shy man, it was not until the end of the decade that he began to play live on a regular basis. In 1981, by now a confident stage performer, he embarked on his European Adventure Tour, which took in the Montreux Festival in July, where he performed in front of an enthusiastic sold out audience.

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  • A Twin Pines Christmas

    Charlie Daniels Band

    Year: 2009

    Runtime: 47 min

    Join Charlie Daniels and his guests, The Grascals, Kathy Mattea, Aaron Tippin, Dan Tyminski, and Evelyn and Suzanne Cox for a down-home pickin’ party on A Twin Pines Christmas.

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  • Live in Manchester

    Don Mclean

    Year: 1991

    Runtime: 1 hr 14 min

    Singer/songwriter Don McClean performs a fifteen-song set in Manchester that includes renditions of his signature songs such as "Vincent," "1967," and "American Pie."

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  • Final 24: His Final Hours

    Jim Morrison

    Year: 2010

    Runtime: 48 min

    This compelling documentary series unlocks the hidden secrets, psychological flaws and events that result in the tragic deaths of famed notorious and the iconic. Every episode maps out the final 24 hours of a different famous person's life. The series weaves the star's back-story with events from their last day, which lays bare the threads of fate that led inextricably from childhood to the moment of death. These are no ordinary biographies. They're psychological detective stories attempting to uncover the mystery of why the celebrity died. July 2, 1971. Jim Morrison is one of the most famous rock singers in the world. He's also the ultimate sex symbol, but Morrison is at war with his own dark demons. In 24 hours his darkness will consume him and he'll be dead. Using archive footage, dramatic reenactment and interviews with his closest companions, we detail the last hours of Morrison's life and the gripping events that led to his tragic death in Paris.

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  • Across From Midnight Tour: Live in Berlin

    Joe Cocker

    Year: 1996

    Runtime: 1 hr

    Filmed at the vast Waldbuhne outdoor arena in Berlin this program captures Joe Cocker at his very best in front of huge crowd. This spectacular show includes all his hits and best loved tracks including: Delta Lady, Up Where We Belong, With A Little Help From My Friends, The Letter, Unchain My Heart, Dont Let Me Be Misunderstood and many more.


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  • Songs From Small Machine: Live in L.A.

    Lindsey Buckingham

    Year: 2011

    Runtime: 1 hr 26 min

    Filmed in high definition at an exclusive show at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills in April this year, “Songs From The Small Machine” captures Lindsey Buckingham showcasing tracks from his new studio album “Seeds We Sow”, songs from across his solo career and Fleetwood Mac classics. His distinctive guitar picking style and instantly recognisable voice are joined to his dynamic on stage presence to deliver a show that brings the audience to their feet and leaves them calling for more. Starting with five solo acoustic performances, Lindsey is then joined by his band to rock their way through the rest of the set before a final acoustic encore of “Seeds We Sow” brings a perfect evening to an end.

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  • Live at Montreux

    Mink DeVille

    Year: 2004

    Runtime: 1 hr 6 min

    Willy DeVille is the founder, leader and principal songwriter of the band Mink DeVille. The band came out of the mid-70s New York punk scene, but first broke worldwide with their 1977 hit Spanish Stroll. Their music belied their punk roots and mixed soul with R & B, blues and Cajun influences. The band continued to release albums until the mid-80s when Willy began to perform and record under his own name. His solo single Storybook Love was nominated for an Oscar after it appeared in the film The Princess Bride.

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  • Live at Soundstage

    Ronald Isley & Burt Bacharach

    Year: 2004

    Runtime: 55 min

    This episode of Soundstage features lush orchestral melodies composed and rearranged by Bacharach and infused with Isley's low, smooth soulfulness. The performance, like the breakthrough album, reveals not just a simple set of cover songs, but rather a complete renovation of Bacharach's timeless standards. This is a reverent tribute to American classics including - among others - string-invigorated versions of "Make It Easy on Yourself" and "Alfie," along with sweeping renditions of "Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head," "In Between the Heartaches" and "This Guy's in Love with You." It's an evening that allows both Bacharach and Isley to shine.

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  • Live at Santo's Party House

    Phenomenal Handclap Band

    Year: 2009

    Runtime: 48 min

    The Phenomenal Handclap Band brought their funkadelic sermonizing to Santos Party House for the record release party of their self-titled debut.
    Despite the shortness of their set, the collective brought together orchestral coordination, all the spirit and technical proficiency of their album and a ton of joyous presence to make everyone in the audience a believer.

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  • Live at Soundstage

    Rickie Lee Jones

    Year: 2007

    Runtime: 54 min

    Rickie Lee Jones is one of the most complex singer-songwriters of our time. Her career, which spans nearly three decades, has been full of unique musical expression. Jones’ style has crossed many genres including folk, rock, jazz, soul, spoken word and pop. Her voice echoes that of a 40’s jazz era performer, and has been an influence to many of today’s performers including Sheryl Crow and Tori Amos.

    Rickie Lee Jones’s inimitable Soundstage performance is a celebration of her career. She performs the classic songs “Coolsville” and “Last Chance Texaco” as well as many selections from her new album Sermon on Exposition Boulevard. Highlights include “Falling Up” and “Nobody Knows My Name.”

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  • Live in Dublin

    Bruce Springsteen

    Year: 2005

    Runtime: 2 hr 9 min

    Recorded over three nights at The Point Theatre in 2006, Live In Dublin features Bruce Springsteen and The Sessions Band tackling deep cuts from Springsteen's catalog and exciting folk covers in a raw, stripped-down style.

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  • 50 Watt Fuse

    G.E. Smith

    Year: 2007

    Runtime: 57 min

    GE Smith is a Rock/Doc featuring David Lindley Written and directed by Taylor Barton. GE Smith is an important figure in the history of American music. He is a true musicologist that has an enduring passion for the music he plays. His stories are colorful and textured; from GE on a Jimi Hendrix riff in a Little Richard song to auditioning for Dylan, GE tells an intimate, intriguing story of what sustains an axe man through his music. Featured performances, live shows, cameos and appearances include Jeff "Skunk" Baxter, David Broza, Jimmy Buffett, Rosanne Cash, Rodney Crowell, Michael J Fox, Hall & Oates, Hot Tuna, Randy Lerner, John Leventhal, David Lindley, Roger McNamee, Lorne Michaels, Scotty Moore, Charlie Sexton, and The Cleveland Browns. GE's funny musings illustrate the true essence of "the definitive sideman." Musings and performances: Bob Dylan, Rosanne Cash, Hot Tuna David Lindley.

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  • Live at Soundstage

    Lucinda Williams

    Year: 2002

    Runtime: 56 min

    Lucinda Williams is widely considered to be one of America's best singer/songwriters working today. An artist who completely defies categorization, her honest lyrics are often compared to fine poetry as she sings her narrative tales of Southern Gothic and heart-wrenching songs of love, heartbreak and desire. On this episode of Soundstage, Lucinda and her band perform favorites from her catalogue, as well as tunes from her newest album: World Without Tears.

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  • Live on Soundstage

    Michael McDonald

    Year: 2017

    Runtime: 57 min

    Michael McDonald brings his classic songs and legendary vocals to the Soundstage studios in Chicago. Taped before a live audience, McDonald performs his classics, plus new material from his just-released project "Wide Open".

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  • Live at Soundstage

    30 Odd Foot Of Grunts

    Year: 2003

    Runtime: 55 min

    Before New Zealander Russell Crowe became an Oscar-winning Hollywood heavyweight, he was a guy in a band writing songs about his parents, his politics and his then-sweetheart. Crowe wrote his first song at age 6, and in the 1980s formed 30 Odd Foot of Grunts, or TOFOG - the name for a sound effect that Crowe heard while working on the set of the 1995 film, Virtuosity. Crowe and his bandmates give a performance that features the bravado-stripped, engaging and garrulous Crowe along with the rocking, carefree, and guitar infused Grunts.

    Crowe's deep baritone sings songs written for his then-sweetheart, "Inside Your Eyes," along with "Swallow My Gift," a tune he wrote in response to critics who over-scrutinize his music. The band features other songs off their album Other Ways of Speaking including "Never Be Alone Again," "What's Her Name?" and "Charlie's Song." Crowe's cover of "Ring of Fire" reveals the rough-edge rock that the band builds from while also hinting at their blues, folk and pop influences.

    The highlight of the evening is a duet with country-pop icon Kris Kristofferson. TOFOG and Crowe cover the hits "Me and Bobby McGee," originally sung by Janis Joplin, and Kris' "Sunday Morning Coming Down," recorded by Johnny Cash. On his own, Kristofferson performs hits that highlight his philosophical lyricism and poignant arrangements including "The Circle," "A Moment of Forever" and "Help Me Make It Through The Night."

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  • Live in Perth with the West Australian Symphony Orchestra

    Ben Folds Five

    Year: 2004

    Runtime: 1 hr 19 min

    Who says an orchestra can’t rock out? Ben Folds and The West Australian Symphony Orchestra joined forces on Live In Perth, performing 14 amazing rearranged versions of Folds’ greatest hits, both solo and as part of Ben Folds Five.

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  • Live at Soundstage

    Daughtry

    Year: 2008

    Runtime: 56 min

    Formed by American Idol contestant Chris Daughtry in 2006, this band is a recipe for success. Daughtry, their self-titled release, was listed as the fastest-selling rock debut in Soundscan history. Truly revitalizing the rock genre, Daughtry’s triple-platinum album features Chris’ rugged voice and the band’s heavy, polished sound. On this episode of Soundstage, Daughtry performs fan favorites with passionate intensity, including rock gems “It’s Not Over” and “What I Want,” power ballads “Feels Like Tonight” and “Home” and many more you won’t want to miss.

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  • Live in Chicago

    Fountains Of Wayne

    Year: 2008

    Runtime: 56 min

    Pure pop is on tap as Fountains of Wayne take the stage in the Windy City. With their warm, feel-good vibe, unleashing the hooks and humor that have made them champions of power pop. Fans are treated to a career-defining set with punchy performances of their hits including Stacy's Mom, Sink To The Bottom and Radiation Vibe.

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