WSCP 1: Tommy Emmanuel

Woodsongs Old-Time Radio Hour

 

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00:00:00 - Show Introduction 00:01:10 - Performance: "Summertime" (Michael Johnathon)

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Segment Synopsis: Michael Jonathon performs"Summertime", from the Gershwin opera Porgy and Bess

Keywords: Banjo; Michael Johnathon (artist); Porgy and Bess (Opera), George Gershwin (Composer)

00:04:57 - Welcome/Artist Introduction

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Segment Synopsis: Johnathon introduces Tommy Emmanuel and briefly discusses Chet Atkins' influence on his guitar style and plays a clip from a 1961 Chet Atkins song.

Keywords: Chet Atkins (Artist); Tommy Emmanuel (Artist); acoustic guitar (instrument)

00:07:07 - Performance: "Windy and Warm" (Tommy Emmanuel)

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Keywords: Chet Atkins (Composer); Live and Solo in Pensacola, Florida (Album); Tommy Emmanuel (Artist); Windy and Warm (Song); acoustic guitar (Instrument)

Subjects: guitars

00:09:58 - Interview 1: Tommy Emmanuel

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Segment Synopsis: Emmanuel talks about his musical family background and how playing in a band with his brothers led him to combine rhythm guitar with bass parts.

Keywords: Tommy Emmanuel (Artist); bass (Instrument); guitar (Instrument); musical background; rhythm guitar

Subjects: guitars

00:15:22 - Performance: "Blue Moon" (Tommy Emmanuel)

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Keywords: Blue Moon (Song); Lorenz Hart (Composer); Richard Rodgers (Composer); Rodgers and Hart (Composers); Tommy Emmanuel (Artist); acoustic guitar (Instrument)

Subjects: guitars

00:18:45 - Interview 2: Tommy Emmanuel

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Segment Synopsis: Emmanuel talks about the percussive element of guitar playing. He demonstrates different methods of "drumming" he incorporates into his playing style.

Keywords: Tommy Emmanuel (Artist); guitar (Instrument); musical style; percussion (Instrument)

Subjects: guitars

00:23:20 - Performance: "Mombasa" (Tommy Emmanuel)

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Keywords: Live and Solo in Pensacola, Florida (Album); Mombasa (Song); Tommy Emmanuel (Artist); acoustic guitar (Instrument)

Subjects: guitars

00:27:10 - Interview 3: Tommy Emmanuel

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Segment Synopsis: Emmanuel discusses the importance of hand and wrist care as a guitarist as well as proper maintenance of his instruments.

Keywords: Tommy Emmanuel (Artist); guitar (Instrument); hand and wrist care; instrument maintenance

Subjects: guitars

00:29:29 - Performance:"El Vaquero" (Tommy Emmanuel)

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Keywords: El Vaquero (Song); Live and Solo in Pensacola, Florida (Album); Tommy Emmanuel (Artist); acoustic guitar (Instrument)

Subjects: guitars

00:30:53 - Break 00:32:25 - Interview 4: Clara Emmanuel (wife of Tommy Emmanuel)

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Segment Synopsis: Emmanuel's new wife Clara introduces the next song, "Beatles Medley"

Keywords: Clara Emmanuel (Artist); Tommy Emmanuel (Artist); acoustic guitar (instrument)

Subjects: guitars

00:34:27 - Performance: "Beatles Medley" (Tommy Emmanuel)

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Keywords: Beatles Medley (Song); Tommy Emmanuel (Artist); acoustic guitar (Instrument)

Subjects: guitars

00:39:35 - Woodsongs Kid: Parker Hastings and Tommy Emmanuel, "Dixie Maguire" (Interview and Performance)

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Segment Synopsis: Tommy Emmanuel and this week's Woodsongs Kid Parker Hastings of Richmond, KY, play a duet.

Keywords: Dixie Maguire (Song); Parker Hastings (Artist); Richmond (KY); Tommy Emmanuel (Artist); Woodsongs Kid; acoustic guitar (Instrument); duet

Subjects: guitars

00:45:20 - Interview 5: Tommy Emmanuel

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Segment Synopsis: Michael Johnathon talks about Tommy Emmanuel's prolific Woodsongs appearances and his most recent live album release, Live and Solo in Pensacola, Florida.

Keywords: Live and Solo in Pensacola, Florida (Album); Tommy Emmanuel (Artist); Woodsongs Old Time Radio Hour; guitar (Instrument)

Subjects: guitars

00:47:18 - Performance: "The T.E. Ranch" (Tommy Emmanuel)

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Keywords: Live and Solo in Pensacola, Florida (Album); The T.E. Ranch (Song); Tommy Emmanuel (Artist); acoustic guitar (Instrument)

Subjects: guitars

00:50:10 - Coda: Michael Johnathon 00:52:05 - Closing Credits / From the Woodsongs Archives: "Joy" (Phil Emmanuel)

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Segment Synopsis: A Woodsongs Archive performance of "Joy" by Tommy Emmanuel, from Woodsongs episode 624.

Keywords: Joy (Song); Woodsongs Archives; guitar (Instrument)