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From Bob Dylan to Motorhead, there’s been some great music moments on the show.
They’re calling it “The New Basement Tapes.”
The show featured George Harrison, Neil Young, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Stevie Wonder, Chrissie Hynde, Willie Nelson and Sinead O’Connor.
“I’m pretty shy and I’m not seeking the spotlight,” he tells Radio.com. “I like having a big grand piano to hide behind when I’m playing with the Heartbreakers.”
“Sometimes there were more than 27 voices,” producer Lou Adler said, “because on several occasions real brothers and sisters stopped by and grabbed a part. It sounds corny, but that was the spirit of the thing. The tape stopped, but they were still singing.”
Dylan was featured in two commercials during the big game.
We take a look at Dylan’s folk classic just as ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ brings attention to the early ’60s folk scene.
The Nauts grew out of a casual studio jam session with the two artists alongside guitarist Charlie Sexton, his brother Will Sexton and drummer Brady Blade.
Here’s our guide to some of the seminal figures from the Greenwich Village folk music scene, which thrived in New York during the early 1960s and serves as the film’s setting.