Grammys

Stan Erhart stan@ERHART.NET
Mon Feb 13 16:45:33 EST 2012


 $)CThe video/photo montage of past greats left out Etta, presumably because
of the duo tribute to her by Bonnie Raitt and Alicia Keys - which was
really good.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LYL1Wn_pJkI

I also enjoyed the Paul McCartney jam, with everyone tradin' twos on "The
End". Besides Paul, it was Joe Walsh, Dave Grohl, Bruce Springsteen, and
two of McCartneys side men (Rusty Anderson and Brian Ray). Joe Walsh did
his Funk 49 lick on one go around, and they all kept it together. ;-) It's
about 4 minutes into this clip.

http://youtu.be/JhR4zDOa8Zc

Stan
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From: Jimmy Jacobs <jacobslawoffice@GMAIL.COM>
To: BLUES-L@LISTSERV.NETHELPS.COM
Date: 2/13/12 12:54:30PM
Subject: Re: Grammys

The video has been pulled apparently.

I also heard that Springsteen did a number from his new cd.  I will get to
see
him (and the Beach Boys) at jazz fest this year ... along with a lot of
great
blues players.

I would like to see the Grammy organization put the old categories back in
but
I don't expect that will happen.

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Brat
Sent: Monday, February 13, 2012 2:43 PM
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Subject: Re: Grammys

Bonnie Raitt and Alicia Keys Grammy's 2012 performance in tribute to Etta
James.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Aq4J6jM7Y0&feature=youtube_gdata_player

The Grammys remembered Don Cornilius as well.

Tedeschi Trucks Band thanked several late legends, Pinetop Perkins, Etta
James,
Hubert Sumlin and Honeyboy Edwards, after winning Best Blues Album. (Even
though we didn't get to see that part on TV!) And Devon Allman posted a
pic on
facebook of Gregg Allman with his Lifetime Achievement Award. The Beach
Boys
sang too with help from others. 10ish yrs ago I was alone in a green room
with
Brian Wilson, Christopher Cross, and Paul Shaffer. I sat on a sofa and
talked
with Brian Wilson, who could hardly hold a conversation. He seemed to make
it
through the song last night.

Adele swept the Grammys, as expected. Shes amazing.

They paid tribute to those who passed. They included Pinetop, Hubert, and
Honeyboy  ">  then Jennifer Hudson sang I Will Always Love You. Very few
people
could have pulled that off. She did.

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-----Original Message-----
From: Jimmy Jacobs <jacobslawoffice@KNOLOGY.NET>
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Sent: Mon, Feb 13, 2012 2:01 pm
Subject: Grammys

OK, I know that Susan and Derek won for blues album, and Levon won for
Americana album.  Also heard that Rebirth got a Grammy.  Anything else of
interest go on?


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