Jimmy Fallon Channels James Taylor For Election Spoof
Jimmy Fallon demonstrates why we dedicated an entire cover story to him with his latest spot-on musical impression. After proving himself an uncanny mimic of Neil Young, Jim Morrison and Bob Dylan, Fallon unveiled his latest trick: being James Taylor. On September 7, the late night talk show host re-purposed Taylor’s “Fire And Rain” as [...]
Jimmy Fallon And President Obama Slow Jam The News
You knew he could sing the blues, but did you know that our sitting President can slow jam the news? Last night, Barack Obama was the guest on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, and for his first segment, he chose to join Fallon and house band The Roots for a little musical speechifying. As Obama [...]
Jack White Sings “Mother Nature’s Son” For Obama And McCartney
Check out this video clip from the upcoming PBS special on the White House tribute to Paul McCartney, airing July 28. In it, the ever intrepid Jack White performs the White Album classic “Mother Nature’s Son” in front of a star-studded audience, including McCartney and the President of the United States, as well as the [...]
“Something’s going right if there’s a banjo in the White House.” That’s what bluegrass singer/fiddler Alison Krauss had to say after her inaugural show at the Obama residence. On Tuesday, Krauss and her band, Union Station, played to a packed crowd of high school students from Tennessee and Virginia. Country stars Brad Paisley and Charlie Pride filled out the bill in the East Room.