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  • Sam Amidon and guitarist Bill Frisell are the guests on the eTown radio show. Following Frisell's set, Amidon makes his eTown debut performing three songs from his latest album, Lily-O—"Down the Line," "Walkin' Boss," and "Your Lone Journey"—as well as "Another Man Done Gone," from an earlier album, and joins host Nick Forster for a conversation about his life and music. The show closes with a group performance of "I'll Fly Away." You can listen to the complete show and watch the performances here.

  • Sam Amidon is the guest on today's episode of NPR's World Cafe. He is joined by guitarist Bill Frisell, who is featured on Amidon's new album, Lily-O, to perform four songs from the album: "Walkin' Boss," "Blue Mountains," "Your Lone Journey," and a web-exclusive take on "Groundhog Variations." The two also talk with World Cafe host David Dye about recording of the new album in Iceland and more. You can watch their performance of "Walkin' Boss" below and hear the complete session at npr.org.

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    This limited-edition EP, recorded live at London’s Meltdown Festival in 1995, features a stark, haunting duo performance by Bill Frisell and Elvis Costello. Together, the two explore a mix of standards and original compositions, including Charles Mingus’s “Weird Nightmare” and Costello’s “Poor Napoleon.”

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    MUSICIANS
    Bill Frisell, guitar
    Elvis Costello, vocals

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Bill Frisell
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Release Date: 
Tuesday, August 1, 1995 - 04:00
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This limited-edition EP, recorded live at London’s Meltdown Festival in 1995, features a stark, haunting duo performance by Bill Frisell and Elvis Costello. Together, the two explore a mix of standards and original compositions, including Charles Mingus’s “Weird Nightmare” and Costello’s “Poor Napoleon.”

Description: 

This limited-edition EP, recorded live at London’s Meltdown Festival in 1995, features a stark, haunting duo performance by Bill Frisell and Elvis Costello. Together, the two explore a mix of standards and original compositions, including Charles Mingus’s “Weird Nightmare” and Costello’s “Poor Napoleon.”

ProductionCredits: 

MUSICIANS
Bill Frisell, guitar
Elvis Costello, vocals

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Nonesuch Selection Number: 

46073

Number of Discs in Set: 
1disc
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459
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Tuesday, August 1, 1995 - 04:00
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SINGLE FORMAT (OLD)
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093624607328
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