Mavis Staples + Jeff Tweedy- You Are Not Alone (Acoustic)
This song is an acoustic version of the title track from Mavis Staples’ 2010 album, which was produced by Jeff Tweedy of Wilco. The song was also written by Tweedy.
Mavis Staples has had a long career. She started off singing with her father and two sisters in The Staple Singers. They were active in the civil rights movement (her father was friends with Martin Luther King Jr.) and had multiple hits in the 1970′s including the songs Respect Yourself and I’ll Take You There. Her solo career includes recording two albums produced by Prince (in 1989 and 1993), a concept album produced by Ry Cooder, We’ll Never Turn Back (2007), and most recentlyreleasing, Livin on a High Note (2016), which features production by M. Ward and songs written by Nick Cave, Neko Case, and Justin Vernon.
Every Friday in March in Union Station, dublab and Metro Art are having Music for Train Stations. Inspired by Brian Eno’s 1978 ambient masterpiece, “Music for Airports“ every week there will be a DJ set and live performance- this week it is a DJ set by Ale and a live performance by The Tenses.
At 3pm M. Ward is playing a free show at Amoeba Records in Hollywood and signing his new album
Artists & Fleas is opening its second location (the other is in the Arts District) in Venice
The Theatre at the Ace Hotel is having a special screening of Paul Thomas Anderson’s Punch Drunk Love with 50 members of Wordless Music Orchestra and wild Up ensemble performing a live orchestral accompaniment
Machine Project’s UFO and alien abduction theme continues this Sunday night with a Double Feature with Winona Bechtle and Joe Merrell giving lectures on famous abduction cases and a screening of The UFO Incident starrring James Earl Jones and Estelle Parsons ($10)