Music from the US – Fleet Foxes

We had in 2011 already one song from this band from the US , here is another one “White Winter Hymnal ” . In germany we have actually no snow this winter , a green and grey winter in fact we have this year with temperatures almost over 0°C .

Fleet Foxes is the name of this American band from Seattle founded 2006 . The quintet describes its music as “baroque harmonic pop jams”.

Music from the US – The Last Goodnight

The Last Goodnight are an US-american alternative rock band Connecticut. They became famous in 2007 with their pop hit “Pictures Of You”:

Music from Canada – I am Robot and Proud

I am Robot and Proud, born as Shaw-Han Liem is a canadian indietronica musician from Toronto. Listen to his 2005 single “My Sky Your Sky”:

Music from the US – Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Benjamin Francis Leftwich is an US-american singer-songwriter from York. Listen to his absolutely amazing song “Box of Stones”:

Music from Germany – Fred Bertelmann R.I.P:

Fred Bertelmann (born October 7, 1925 in Duisburg, † January 22, 2014 in Berg) was a German pop singer and actor. Hed ided a few days ago

He became famous in germany with a song called “The laughing vagabond ” der lachende Vagabund , a cover version form Jim Lowes US Hit “Gamblers Guitar”

Music from the US – Pete Seeger R.I.P.

Peter “Pete” Seeger (May 3, 1919 in New York; † January 27, 2014) was an American folk musician who inspired many peace and freedom movements with his songs.

He died yesterday at the age of 94

Here is his song “Where are all the flowers gone ” , the song translated in german was also a great hit in germany

other hits have been “Turn Turn Turn “ and “If i had a hammer “

 

Music from the US – The Blues Brothers

John Adam Belushi (born January 24, 1949 in Chicago, Illinois, † March 5, 1982 in West Hollywood) was an American singer and film actor and the brother of the blues musician and actor James Belushi.

yesterday was his 65 birthday , Happy Birthday

Together with Dan Akroyd and the band he was the main actor in the John Landis film “Blues Brothers” from 1980.  many celebrities could be seen in guest appearances, including Aretha Franklin, James Brown, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, John Lee Hooker, Chaka Khan, Carrie Fisher, Frank Oz, Twiggy, Steven Spielberg, Joe Walsh, John Candy and Charles Napier.

Here is their song “Rawhide ” and “Everybody needs somebody ” both clips from the movie

 

Music from the US – Phillip Phillips

Phillip Phillips is an US-american singer-songwriter. He was born in 1990 and performs rock, pop and folk rock music. Listen to his song “Gone, Gone, Gone”: