The music and insights of singer-songwriter Randy Newman, who performs intimate renditions of his songs and is interviewed by host David Wild. Songs include “You've Got a Friend in Me” and “I Love L.A.”
Singer and guitarist Wyclef Jean, of the Fugees, discusses his eclectic musical style and performs four songs, including “Gone till November,” “Daddy” and Bob Marley's “No Woman, No Cry.” David Wild hosts.
Show business veteran Tony Bennett regales an intimate crowd with four songs and is interviewed by host David Wild. Included: Bennett discusses his singing style and talks about Frank Sinatra, Bob Hope and Judy Garland. Songs include “The Best Is Yet to Come” and an elegant rendition of Billy Joel's “New York State of Mind.”
Alt-rock singer-songwriter Alanis Morissette performs three songs and discusses her music with host David Wild. Included: Morissette talks about her “angry young female” reputation and reveals the artistic process behind the song “Hand in My Pocket.” Songs performed: “Head Over Feet,” “That I Would Be Good” and “Hands Clean.”
Rocker Lou Reed discusses his craft and performs absorbing, stripped-down versions of “Walk on the Wild Side” and “Perfect Day.” Included: Reed talks about the art of performing and reflects on his former band, the Velvet Underground. David Wild hosts.