Physically imposing, with a wry sense of humor and love for booze, he battled his demons by writing about them, and became best friends and brothers in self-destruction with Townes Van Zandt. A love letter to musicians and all their wild, crazy and sometimes downright bizarre antics, Tales from the Tour Bus continues to serve as an entertaining and enlightening look into a lesser-known side of music history, for music buffs and casual fans alike. They were perfect in the public eye, but their tumultuous relationship was punctuated by George's alcohol-fueled escapades and his paranoia over Tammy's romantic past. The subjects describing such stories do so with a casual tone but emphatic pride emulated by the series itself. George Clinton was a cornerstone figure in funk music who went from singing a cappella in a barbershop to chasing Motown glory in Detroit with his band, The Parliaments. Multiple episodes feature gunfire aimed at other human beings, including two instances where someone is shot in the head and survives. .
Between his womanizing ways, perfectionist attitude and daredevil style, he built an empire that went far beyond entertaining, often alienating musicians and business partners along the way. I have told every single one of them and even had a dinner so I could introduce this show to others. He compares Johnny Paycheck to N. I am so impressed with this show! The first season was country music. I am not a huge fan of country music but I more than enjoyed that first season, watched it twice, and even added a couple songs to my Spotify playlist! I am a music enthusiast and am surrounded by family and friends of the same cloth.
The details that survived an onslaught of booze, drugs, and the slow tick of time are quite telling. Together, George Jones and Tammy Wynette became the first power couple in country music. Even the editing can evoke a chuckle, and that might just be enough to make a few dismissive music fans show some respect to these legends. She was a cotton-picking Mississippi girl dreaming of stardom in Nashville. However, due to the passage of time and, in some cases, indulgence in both controlled and illicit substances, details of some tales are a bit hazy. Written by: Mike Judge, Mark Monroe, Jeff Feuerzeig, Julien Nitzberg Directed by: Mike Judge He was a poor boy from a bootleggers' town in the Texas backwoods.
The above quote is the first thing Judge says in the pilot, and this dry methodology of his is used to juxtapose the insanity of what these men have done. Mostly, though, these figures are fascinating themselves, even in animated form, such as the unforgettable image of Jimmy McDonough, a music writer, sitting behind his kitchen table with a pair of shades on his face and a black cat perched prominently next to him. Thank you to all involved, I and my friends and family and their friends are thoroughly entertained! The queen of funk, Betty Davis should have been a superstar. A small-town Southern girl, she exploded onto the music scene in the early '70s after launching a career in New York as a fashion model and playing muse to Miles Davis, and her brief marriage to the jazz legend helped launch her career as a performer. George Jones gets tied to a tree after accosting a man outside his home. Judge uses his introductions — sitting on the bus with a beer in the deepened, spill-proof cup-holders, a guitar hanging next to an open window, and a framed photo of Tammy Wynette behind his head — to frame each story in a wider historical context.
Regardless of the genre, it is the story telling method of artistry and oral story telling that oddly makes you feel like you are there in the moment! Chronicling the exploits of legendary music artists, Mike Judge Presents: Tales from the Tour Bus returns for an all-new season that focuses for the first time on funk-music greats including James Brown, George Clinton, Bootsy Collins, Rick James and others. I don't leave reviews, but I would be at fault if I didn't take a moment to share how excited I am about this show. I literally pay and would pay more just to watch this show! Regardless of the genre, I need this show to continue in it's march! Each episode starts with the jocular intro: The following is about real people and real events. Second season was way more my speed with it being the funk music I grew up with, I am now obsessed! The talking heads are animated, too. Hilarious and offbeat, the series features animated interviews with former bandmates, friends and other erstwhile associates, each of whom share uncensored anecdotes brought to life by animated reenactments, and woven together with live-action archival performance footage and behind-the-scenes photos. .
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