Laurence Juber reimagines Derek and the Dominos' "Layla" at the Turning Point Cafe, Pierpont, NY, October 12, 2006, written by Eric Clapton and famed drummer Jim GordonTo read an exclusive and wide-ranging 2012 interview with Laurence Juber, featuring additional photos, visit http://exm.nr/MaNLvEIn it, Juber remembers the thrill of performing in front of an audience for the first time when he was six years old, why his goal was always to master the guitar, how he handles the constant travel, and examines his current one-man stage show...Fingerstyle guitarist Laurence Juber exemplifies a committed musician who still has plenty left to do. A former member of one of rock aristocracy's most powerhouse groups, Paul McCartney and Wings, Juber was content to share the limelight.But after McCartney terminated the hugely popular band in 1981, Juber made the crucial decision to pack his bags and depart London for America. The talented artist eventually became an in-demand session guitarist, playing with George Harrison and appearing on hit records such as Jennifer Warnes and Bill Medley's ubiquitous duet, "[I've Had] The Time of My Life."
The official music video for "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go," released in January 2012 on the 'Chimes of Freedom' charity project Credit: Courtesy of Hollywood Records...When Miley Cyrus walked into Hollywood's Henson Recording Studios last fall to record her contribution to the Chimes of Freedom charity project featuring the songs of Bob Dylan, who knew that she would be forging a possible career move into country music.Along with songwriter and producer John Shanks [Sheryl Crow, Keith Urban, Bon Jovi], who has worked with Miss Cyrus on her previous two releases [The Time of Our Lives and Can't Be Tamed, plus her chart-topper "The Climb"], the song she chose was "You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go".It was originally written and recorded by Dylan and appeared as a cut on arguably his best album, 1975's Blood on the Tracks.The legendary songwriter was at a critical impasse in his personal life when "Lonesome" was recorded in September 1974 in New York City. He and his first wife, Sara, were experiencing their first major marital problems, which would ultimately end in divorce three years later. To read the full article, featuring exclusive photos and videos, simply visit http://exm.nr/LDn6aM
Video courtesy of Universal Home Entertainment....The most decorated soldier in American history, Audie Murphy, reenacts the moment when he lost his best friend [go to the 5-minute mark], taken from To Hell and Back, the 1955 blockbuster film based on his war exploits; To read an in-depth review of the film, along with rare photos taken on the movie's location, visit http://exm.nr/Nzgg2l
Classic pop soul...B.J. Thomas performs a song that should have went to number one, "Pass The Apple Eve" from 1969, produced by Chips Moman, recorded at American Sound Studio, and featuring the Memphis Boys; written by Mark James of Suspicious Minds fame and Johnny Christopher [he co-wrote Always On My Mind for Elvis and Willie Nelson]An extensive 2012 interview with B.J. Thomas documenting his time in Memphis with Chips Moman, the 827 Thomas Street Band, and Elvis Presley is available. Entitled "Back When Memphis Was Electric..." and featuring rare photos, it can be accessed by visiting: http://exm.nr/QTVGR0