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Friday, July 09, 2010

Pegi Young's "Starting Over" on YouTube



Pegi Young's "Starting Over," filmed at the Tower Theatre in Philadelphia PA. Directed by Jonathan Demme. From The DVD "Love Like Water" which is the bonus disc from Pegi's new album "Foul Deeds." Pegi's band includes Anthony Crawford, Ben Keith and Rick "the bass player" Rosas.

Pegi's new album Foul Deeds -- she says laughingly -- "is full of dark themes... divorce, debauchery, disillusionment and despair. So the title 'Foul Deeds' summed it up". The CD includes tracks such as "Pleasing to Me," "Broken Vows," Lucinda Williams' "Side of the Road" and Devendra Banhart's "Body Breaks".


"Foul Deeds" by Pegi Young
(Zoom Cover)


From an interview in American Songwriter by Skip Matheny:
Q: You’ve been witness to and participated in so many important recordings in the past few decades, both as a creator and an observer. You’ve worked with, or been in close quarters with, several of the more influential artists and musicians I can think of. From the position of trying to make good music or good art, is there anything you have learned or observed that seems to work across most all situations?

PEGI: Be true. Just stay true. That’s the best advice I’ve ever gotten from Neil, in particular, but many others around me as well. All the wonderful musicians I’ve gotten to work with. Anthony and I were just taking a walk here the other day, and I was nervous ’cause we hadn’t done a show and he said, “We’re going out there to groove, not prove.” But, for real, you know, don’t try to fake it — just follow your muse. Just follow where your artistry takes you. And don’t try to be “something” cause — I mean well look at American Idol; there’s some talented people in there, but there’s a lot of people who I think are just trying so hard to get something and they don’t even know what it is.

More on Pegi Young Goes On Tour with Bert Jansch.


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At 7/10/2010 01:05:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

YouTube has a video of Pegi at Mississippi Studios in Portland on July 12. I can make out the back of my head in that one!
Bert has a video from the same show only filmed from the single row balcony stage right from above.
Interesting but, there's nothing like being there!
Live music is better!

Best twenty bucks I ever spent!

-Daniel in Portland

 
At 7/11/2010 08:13:00 AM, Blogger doc said...

I really think the ecclectic band compliment Pegi very nicely... you unknown legend you!

doc

 
At 7/11/2010 04:57:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

If you go to Neil`s Garage you can hear Pegi`s new album being streamed.

All the best of luck to her. Keep on rockin` Pegi!

Jill

 
At 7/11/2010 05:28:00 PM, Blogger Thrasher said...

Thanks Jill!

 
At 7/12/2010 12:30:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

The only foul deed is releasing this CD. I like her back up vocals with Neil but I find her voice is as bland as it is boring.

I'm more curious to read the reviews than I am to listen to the songs on the CD one more time.

 
At 7/12/2010 12:31:00 PM, Anonymous Jonathan said...

The more I think about it, the more I say "good for her and God bless her." I've heard + read the Yoko and Linda McCartney comments before. Not the same. Good for her, damn it.

 
At 7/12/2010 12:33:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

You`re welcome Thrasher!

Jill

 
At 7/12/2010 01:23:00 PM, Anonymous Stop the Nonsense! said...

"I mean well look at American Idol; there’s some talented people in there, but there’s a lot of people who I think are just trying so hard to get something and they don’t even know what it is."

Pegi, those kids are trying hard because they don't have a rich husband or record company who will support their every whim when they feel like it. Those kids want recognition for their talent, hard work, and grit.

Those kids know that they can't show up to perform surgery because they know how to sew and use a knife AND because their family owns the hospital.

I'm sure those kids resent the hell out of someone like Pegi Young who shows up one day and saying "I want to make an album today because I wrote songs when I was in high school and lived in a teepee but took 30 years to care for my children so my husband could pursue his career."

My gawd girl, get a grip of reality here!

 
At 7/12/2010 02:21:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Walk on Pegi. just walk on.

 
At 7/13/2010 01:12:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Ask the Bridge School children what they think of Pegi Young.

I don't think it's Pegi who needs to "get a grip."

 
At 7/14/2010 05:29:00 PM, Anonymous Mother Nature on the Run said...

I can't believe I missed this!

"When faceless and anonymous
Come to beat down your door..,"

Schools like the Bridge are almost obsolete in our country because school districts today cannot provide the same one-on-one training offered at the Bridge School due to financial constraints. So Pegi took things into her own hand to keep the school open. Looks like her grip on reality is pretty firm to me.

As for her statement about "American Idol" contestants, I don't think she was being condescending. I hear her saying that all musicians & singers define success differently.

She's also not the first back-up singer to go solo or cut an album and she won't be the last. If you read "Being Young," Neil's sister Astrid gives a pretty gritty and grueling account of life on the road with Pegi backing up Neil.

Can anyone say, "Red Rocks?"

 

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