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And I wrote down this song…

Apr 19, 2024

Click now to watch James sing his classic “Fire And Rain” in this vintage footage from a special episode of Ohne Filter which first aired on German station SWR in 1987.

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Going faster than a roller coaster…

Apr 12, 2024

This week James has shared another excerpt from his Ohne Filter special that aired on German broadcaster SWR in 1987. Click now to enjoy this live performance of the Buddy Holly classic, “Everyday”, which James also recorded on his 1985 album, That’s Why I’m Here.

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Time I get home my supper’ll be cold…

Apr 5, 2024

Click now to watch James and the band romp through his song “Traffic Jam” (with stellar harmonies from Arnold McCuller, Rosemary Butler and Leland Sklar), followed by a take on Jimmy Buffett’s “Sea Cruise”, in this footage from a special 1987 episode of the German music program, Ohne Filter.

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Long ago, a young man sits…

Mar 22, 2024

This week James has shared another clip from his 1987 Ohne Filter special, recorded in March 1986). Click now to watch this performance of “Long Ago And Far Way” (originally recorded for his 1971 album, Mud Slide Slim and the Blue Horizon).

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There’s something about you, baby…

Mar 15, 2024

Originally recorded for James’s 1977 album, JT, “Your Smiling Face” was a top 20 hit when released as a single that year. Click now to enjoy this live performance, taped in 1986 for Ohne Filter, German public broadcaster SWF’s long-running music program.

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Well the frost is on the pumpkin…

Mar 8, 2024

James and his crack band perform “Walking Man” in this footage from a 1987 special episode of the German music program, Ohne Filter, which was recorded before a studio audience the year before.

Click now to watch, and dig that sweet pedal steel sound!

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