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The music marathon continues this week during the WDSE•WRPT March Membership Drive. From rocking favorites and rhythm & blues to Irish ballads and classical hits, find your music here!
60s Pop Flashback: Hullabaloo (My Music)
March 12 at 6:30pm on 2nd Chance
March 17 at 5pm on PBS North
MY MUSIC returns to the era of go-go dancers, mod mini-skirts and swinging pop-rock sounds. This first-ever retrospective of the 1965-66 NBC-TV primetime series includes appearances by The Rascals, Nancy Sinatra, The Four Seasons, Paul Revere & The Raiders, The Lovin' Spoonful and The Byrds.
Herbert Grönemeyer: I Walk
March 12 at 8:30pm on PBS North
He is the Bruce Springsteen of Germany; poised to be a major star in the USA with an enormous fan base in Europe as well as with German Americans. In this concert filmed in Berlin, Herbert Grönemeyer is joined by Bono on stage.
Love for Levon
March 12 at 8:30pm on 2nd Chance
Levon Helm was celebrated in October of 2012 in a star-studded concert featuring once-in-a-lifetime collaborations by friends and admirers to the likes of Gregg Allman, Marc Cohn, Joe Walsh, Mavis Staples, John Hiatt, My Morning Jacket, Lucinda Williams, Warren Haynes, Jorma Kaukonen and many more.
Albert King with Stevie Ray Vaughan In Session
March 17 at 8:30pm on 2nd Chance
In this 1983 session, two of the greatest musicians play the blues on an electric guitar jam.
Rolling Stones: Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!
March 17 at 9:30pm on PBS North
Enjoy vintage footage shot by Albert and David Maysles in 1969 that has never been broadcast before! Songs include "Prodigal Son," "You Gotta Move," "Under My Thumb," "I'm Free," and "Satisfaction."
The PlayList Presents: Trampled By Turtles
March 14 at 8:30pm on PBS North
March 17 at 7:30pm on 2nd Chance
The PlayList cameras captures the magic when TBT performs favorite tunes for an appreciative hometown crowd at Duluth's Pizza Luce' restaurant. Enjoy interviews and music from one of Duluth's break out indie bands. Pledge for tickets to TBT’s April 4 concert in Duluth and Homegrown Music Festival!
The PlayList: “Charlie Parr”
March 14 at 9:30pm on PBS North
His music and narrative style is honest and inviting. The Minnesota minstrel sings stories in the folk tradition of earlier days with his magical 12-string guitar in hand. Charlie Parr's unique musical journey and perspective come to life in personal interviews and his original music in this PlayList special.
A TOUCH OF THE IRISH
Daniel O'Donnell from the Heartland
March 13 at 7pm on PBS North
March 16 at 8:30pm on PBS North
The beloved Irish crooner pays tribute to some of the greatest artists of all time including Loretta Lynn's "Standing Room Only" and Andy Williams' "Moon River."
Celtic Thunder Mythology
March 16 at 7pm on PBS 2nd Chance
March 17 at 7pm on PBS North
Mythology tells the story of our ancestors in Ireland; their legends, their history and their stories. Like the Celts, Mythology is bold, challenging, strong, proud and steeped in history.
I’VE GOT RHYTHM
Sam Cooke – Legend
March 16 at 9pm on 2nd Chance
He shared his gospel roots through his R&B, soul and pop music. Rare performances include interviews with Bobby Womack, Aretha Franklin, and Lou Rawls. Cooke wrote classics including "You Send Me," "Wonderful World," "Chain Gang" and "A Change is Gonna Come," before being shot to death in 1964.
Aaron Neville: Doo Wop: My True Story
March 17 at 6pm on 2nd Chance
Iconic Soul/R&B vocalist and multiple Grammy Award-winning artist, Aaron Neville performs songs from his Doo-Wop inspired album, My True Story. An incredible array of musicians and guests join Neville, including: Greg Leisz on guitar (Beck, Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan, Ryan Adams), George G. Receli on drums (Bob Dylan, James Brown), Tony Scherr on bass (Bill Frisell, Norah Jones, Rufus Wainwright), Charles Neville on saxophone (Neville Brothers); and special guests Paul Simon and Joan Osbourne.
Victor Borge: Comedy In Music!
March 13 at 8:30pm on PBS North
Recently re-discovered hilarious and most memorable skits include rare archival footage from the Andy Williams Show and Perry Como Show (not seen in more than 40 years!); a classic hilarious performance of the Dwight D. Eisenhower inaugural celebration from the White House; and touching, heart-felt reminiscences by his five children and their favorite Borge routines.
The Piano Guys: Live at Red Butte Garden
March 13 at 8:30pm on 2nd Chance
Using both live performance and the group's wildly popular music videos, the show not only entertains viewers with the quality of the band's performance, it also shares how and why they make the music they do.