Steely Dan combined rock, jazz and funk in "Kid Charlemagne," written by Donald Fagen and Walter Becker. The single is from the band's 1976 album, The Royal Scam.
American Soprano Patricia Racette sings the aria "Vissi d'arte" from Act II of Puccini's Tosca at the Metropolitan Opera.
Boz Scagg's smooth "Lowdown" off his 1976 album, Silk Degrees was Scagg's first major hit and won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song.
Acclaimed American soprano Patricia Racette stars in one of opera’s greatest roles as the ultimate diva, Floria Tosca, in Luc Bondy‘s production. French tenor Roberto Alagna sings Tosca’s lover, the painter Cavaradossi, and Georgian baritone George Gagnidze is the corrupt, lustful Scarpia.
"Sun's Gonna Shine" is a collaboration between Steve Martin and Edie Brickell on the album, "Love Has Come For You" (2013).
"I Keep Forgettin' (Every Time You're Near)" (1982) is a hit from McDonald's debut solo album If That's What It Takes. Joining him on stage in this concert performance is Donald Fagan (piano) and Boz Scaggs (guitar).
Great Performances takes a look at five performers for whom comedy is not enough: more five-string banjo, please. Also, an interview with Steve Martin about his upcoming concert broadcast.
Watch Steve Martin perform "The Crow," the title of song of his album The Crow: New Songs For The Five-String Banjo that won a Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album in 2010.
In this once-in-a-lifetime concert from 1992, many of the greatest names in popular music—including The Band, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Roseanne Cash, Eric Clapton, Shawn Colvin, George Harrison, Richie Havens, Roger McGuinn, John Mellencamp, Tom Petty, Stevie Wonder, Eddie Vedder, Ron Wood, Neil Young, and more—pay homage to Bob Dylan and the songs that made him a legend.
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