Song by Song (Ongoing Series)
“Song By Song” is focused on iconic and impactful artists whose music and careers have stood the test of time. Each episode aims the spotlight on one song, the times, the genre, the writing, the performance and the songs place in musical history while looking a the artist through the lens of that song. Produced documentary style, guests comment on the impact, influence and sustainability of the artist and the song. See More on IMDb…
Previous Episodes include:
Johnny Cash – Six Episodes: Ring of Fire, Jackson, I Walk The Line, A Boy Named Sue, Sunday Morning Coming Down and Hurt.
Dolly Parton –Six Episodes: I Will Always Love You, Coat of Many Colors, Jolene, 9 to 5, It’s All Wrong But It’s Alright and Travellin’ Thru.
Sheryl Crow – Four Episodes: Strong Enough, If It Makes You Happy, Favorite Mistake and Redemption Day.
Blondie – Four Episodes: One Way or Another, Heart of Glass, Call Me and Rapture.
Lindsey Sterling – Two Episodes: Elements and Crystallize
Featuring commentary from: John Carter Cash, Grace Potter, Shooter Jennings, Billy Bob Thornton, Kris Kristofferson, Willie Nelson, Derek Webb, Justin Townes Earl, Dolly Parton, Miley Cyrus, Carrie Underwood, Kellie Pickler, Brad Paisley, Miranda Lambert, Vince Gill, Mac Davis, Lilly Tomlin, Sheryl Crow, Rascal Flatts, Amy Grant, Lissie, Debbie Harry, Chris Stein, Clem Burke, Iggy Pop, Joan Jett, Lindsey Stirling and Lzzy Hale/Halestorm, Kristin Chenoweth, Kenny Rogers, Vince Gill, Janis Ian, Brandi Carlile …and many others….
A range of authorized documentary one-hour specials for the Biography Channel. Individual biography episodes featured a range of artists and icons including:
Billy Ray Cyrus
Weird Al Yankovic
The Mamas & The Papas
Fallen Beauty Queens
Mavericks – Honky Tonk Heroes & Honky Tonk Angels (2 parts)
Four Strong Winds
8 one-hour part series focusing on the history of the Canadian singer-songwriter, including legends Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Leonard Cohen, Ian Tyson, Sarah McLachlan, Gordon Lightfoot, Randy Bachman, Robbie Robertson, Daniel Lanois, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Bruce Cockburn, Dan Hill and others.
Episode 1: In The Blood
Episode 2: Bound for Movin’ On
Episode 3: No Borders Here
Episode 4: Four Strong Winds
Episode 5: Sisters of Mercy
Episode 6: A Hand for the Band
Episode 7: Pop Goes the World
Episode 8: From the Tower of Song
Impact: Songs That Changed The World
Certain songs have come to define the times in which they appeared as they proved to be the catalyst for the transformation of the cultural and political landscape. Most set trends in music, fashion and dance while flouting convention and testing the boundaries of society’s accepted moral values.
This initial 12 part half-hour series puts the spotlight on the songs that have left an indelible mark on the world. Besides setting the scene for the release of the song, the programs feature the song’s creator(s) and explore its cultural impact and the ways that it changed the course of history. Guests include recording artists, music industry executives, cultural and political pundits and the music fans themselves for whom these songs became their life’s soundtrack.
Previous Episodes include:
Aretha Franklin: Respect
Band-Aid: Do They Know It’s Christmas?
Bob Marley: I Shot the Sheriff
Chuck Berry: Maybellene
Elvis Presley: Heartbreak Hotel
Madonna: Like a Virgin
Nirvana: Smells Like Teen Spirit
Run DMC and Aerosmith: Walk This Way
Shania Twain: Any Man of Mine
The Beatles: I Want to Hold Your Hand
The Bee Gees: Stayin’ Alive
The Ramones: I Wanna Be Sedated
Documentaries • Anthologies • Performances