I've covered music on Jools Holland before, but as it's a weekly show with each series lasting about 5 or 6 shows, it's time to do it again! I dearly love Jools' programme, and ensure I watch it each and every week. An evening of Jools Holland for me revolves around frantic googling of acts, and manic writing on my brother's Facebook wall about them. You have no idea how excited I was to do this MM. Pru, thy name is dork.
Some of the performances are straight from Jools, whereas I had to rely on the bounty of YouTube for some others. Here are some of my favourites from this most recent series.
Eli 'Paperboy' Reed and the True Loves: This Dude is 24, has the most soulful voice you've heard in awhile, and looks straight out of Peggy Sue Got Married.
Take My Love With You
Carolina Chocolate Drops: Amazing, innovative, and again, you won't see anything like this anytime soon.
Hit 'Em Up Style (yes, that Hit 'Em Up Style)
Cornbread and Butterbeans
Hayes Carll: Yet another American (Texas) artist I'd not heard of until the oh-so-British Later with Jools Holland. XPN listeners (TASH), you'll hear Hayes Carll every once in awhile on their playlist.
Like I Care (Wings)
Falling in Love with You Again
Johnny Got a Boom Boom
In These Shoes (not as good as the Kirsty MacColl version, but entertaining nonetheless)
Katy Perry - shut up. She's actually not a bad singer, ok? Also, I like her dress.
Waking Up in Vegas
Soon We'll Be Found
And finally, Kings of Leon. Yes, you all know who they are, but I love them and that's that.
Sex on Fire
Here's the playlist, but of course you can't find these songs just anywhere, so I've not been able to find all of the songs referenced above. Sorry.