Classic concert: Jan Garbarek live Wackerhalle Berghausen 2006 – Happy birthday

photo: Dimitris Papazimouris

photo: Dimitris Papazimouris

Classic concert: Jan Garbarek live Wackerhalle Berghausen 2006 – Happy birthday

Jan Garbarek (born 4 March 1947) is a Norwegian tenor and soprano saxophonist, active in the jazz, classical, and world music genres. Garbarek was born in Mysen, Norway, the only child of a former Polish prisoner of war Czesław Garbarek and a Norwegian farmer’s daughter. Effectively stateless until the age of seven (there was no automatic grant of citizenship in Norway at that time) Garbarek grew up in Oslo. At 21, he married Vigdis. He is the father of musician and composer Anja Garbarek.

Happy Birthday Jan Garbarek!

The band:
Jan Garbarek: Saxes
Eberhard Weber: Bass
Rainer Brüninghaus: Keyboards
Manu Katche: Drums/Percussion

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Bobby Womack sings All Along the Watchtower by Bob Dylan

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Bobby Womack sings All Along the Watchtower by Bob Dylan

Facts Of Life is a 1973 R&B album recorded by Bobby Womack. for United Artists Records.

Released in June 8, 1973, it raced to No. 6 on the Billboard R&B Charts. It also charted at No. 37 on the Billboard U.S. Pop Charts. The album included the hit single “Nobody Wants You When You’re Down and Out” (which charted No. 2 on the Billboard R&B Singles chart).

It also included a very good cover version of Bob Dylan’s All Along The Watchtower:

It’s a great album, seek it out!

Personell:

  • Bobby Womack – guitar, vocals
  • Dave Turner, Jimmy Johnson, Pete Carr – guitar
  • David Hood – bass
  • Barry Beckett, Clayton Ivey – keyboards
  • Roger Hawkins – drums

– Hallgeir

March 4: The Late Bobby Womack was born in 1944

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It is my fondest wish that the gift of song that God has given me will flow from my soul to yours and help ease any burden that might weigh upon you.
~Bobby Womack

You gotta know when it’s time to hang up. But when I finally go, let me go out on stage, my perfect ending. Don’t let me go when I’m sick or asleep. Let me be in motion.
~Bobby Womack

Ron Wood inducts Bobby Womack Rock and Roll Hall of Fame:

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Bob Dylan: Standing In The Doorway, London 2000

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I’m walking through the summer nights
Jukebox playing low
Yesterday everything was going too fast
Today, it’s moving too slow
I got no place left to turn
I got nothing left to burn
Don’t know if I saw you, if I would kiss you or kill you
It probably wouldn’t matter to you anyhow
You left me standing in the doorway, crying
I got nothing to go back to now

Wembley Arena
London, England
6 October 2000

  • Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar)
  • Charlie Sexton (guitar)
  • Larry Campbell (guitar, mandolin, pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar)
  • Tony Garnier (bass)
  • David Kemper (drums & percussion)

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March 3: Nick Cave – The Boatman’s Call (1997)

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..It speak volumes about the album’s universality that its songs have soundtracked everything from Michael Hutchence’s funeral to Shrek 2.
~Stuart Berman (pitchfork.com)

The Boatman’s Call is one of his finest albums and arguably the masterpiece he has been promising throughout his career.
~Stephen Thomas Erlewine (allmusic.com)

Into My Arms – live

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