Cyprus Avenue
12:10 am
Sun January 26, 2014

20 Feet from Stardom ~ Encore

This past summer on Cyprus Avenue, Bill Shapiro put the spotlight on the documentary film 20 Feet from Stardom, a celebration of outstanding musicians who rarely receive recognition:  the back-up singers.  Included on the show were portions of the film's soundtrack, plus other recordings by the artists featured in the film.  Since then, 20 Feet from Stardom has been nominated for an Oscar, so we bring you a special encore of that show.

Track List:

"Walk on the Wild Side" -- Lou Reed

"Slippery People" -- Talking Heads

"Nobody's Fault but Mine" -- Merry Clayton

"Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" -- Darlene Love

"What'd I Say" --  Ray Charles

"He's a Rebel" -- The Crystals (Darlene Love)

"Space Captain" -- Joe Cocker

"I Idolize You" -- Ike and Tina Turner

"A Fine, Fine Boy" -- Darlene Love

"Gimme Shelter" -- Merry Clayton

"Southern Man" -- Merry Clayton

"Lean on Me" -- Darlene Love

"Sure on This Shining Night" -- Lisa Fischer

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