• American Masters -- Patti Smith on the Scene
    S12 E4: Patti Smith on the Scene
    In this never-before-heard interview from American Masters – Lou Reed: ...
    In this never-before-heard interview from American Masters – Lou Reed: Rock-And-Roll Heart (1998) conducted by filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, Patti Smith talks about how we live in a very ...
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  • American Masters -- Fran Drescher on Lucille Ball
    S29 E9: Fran Drescher on Lucille Ball
    American film and television comedian, model, actress, and producer Fran ...
    American film and television comedian, model, actress, and producer Fran Drescher, star of the hit TV sitcom "The Nanny," reflects on how Lucille Ball used the character of Lucy to present a stylish, ...
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  • American Masters -- Gloria Steinem on Marilyn Monroe
    Gloria Steinem on Marilyn Monroe
    Gloria Steinem discusses her experience watching Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen ...
    Gloria Steinem discusses her experience watching Marilyn Monroe in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes. While Steinem believes the support system that resulted from the Women’s Movement has been a huge help to ...
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  • American Masters -- The Highwaymen: 'The Mount Rushmore of Country Music'
    S30 E7: The Highwaymen: 'The Mount Rushmore of Country Music'
    In 1985, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson ...
    In 1985, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson formed a country supergroup: The Highwaymen. In this excerpt from The Highwaymen: Friends Till The End, Willie Nelson, Kris ...
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  • American Masters -- Willie Nelson Sings 'Always On My Mind' at Nassau Coliseum
    S30 E7: Willie Nelson Sings 'Always On My Mind' at Nassau Coliseum
    "Willie cut 'Always on my Mind.' He called me the night he cut it and he said, ...
    "Willie cut 'Always on my Mind.' He called me the night he cut it and he said, listen to this. I heard it over the phone and I went wow, that’s a smash. That band was the same band that toured with ...
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  • American Masters -- How Kris Kristofferson Convinced Cash to Record His Songs
    S30 E7: How Kris Kristofferson Convinced Cash to Record His Songs
    How did Kris Kristofferson convince Johnny Cash to record his songs when he was ...
    How did Kris Kristofferson convince Johnny Cash to record his songs when he was just a janitor? In this outtake clip from The Highwaymen: Friends Till The End, John Carter Cash recalls how Kris ...
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  • American Masters -- The Havoc Behind 'The Highwayman' Music Video
    S30 E7: The Havoc Behind 'The Highwayman' Music Video
    Spectators were taken by surprise when filmmaker Jon Small decided to do ...
    Spectators were taken by surprise when filmmaker Jon Small decided to do something extraordinary during "The Highwayman" music video shoot.
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  • American Masters -- Filmmaker Jim Brown: The Highwaymen Had a Message
    S30 E7: Filmmaker Jim Brown: The Highwaymen Had a Message
    Director and producer Jim Brown talks about the making of The Highwaymen: ...
    Director and producer Jim Brown talks about the making of The Highwaymen: Friends Til The End, a documentary about Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, and Kris Kristofferson, who pioneered ...
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  • American Masters -- How Waylon Jennings Started the Outlaw Movement
    S30 E7: How Waylon Jennings Started the Outlaw Movement
    "Waylon was the first to say I'm not going to do things the normal way - I'm ...
    "Waylon was the first to say I'm not going to do things the normal way - I'm gonna do it my way."
  • American Masters -- How the Highwaymen Became Family in Montreux
    S30 E7: How the Highwaymen Became Family in Montreux
    In this outtake of The Highwaymen: Friends Till the End, friends and family ...
    In this outtake of The Highwaymen: Friends Till the End, friends and family recall the how Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash all came together, along with their ...
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  • American Masters -- How Janis Joplin Made the Hell's Angels Get Her Groceries
    S30 E6: How Janis Joplin Made the Hell's Angels Get Her Groceries
    Janis' one-time lover -- recalls Janis' encounter with a group of armed Hell's ...
    Janis' one-time lover -- recalls Janis' encounter with a group of armed Hell's Angels. They had come to her house in the middle of the night, raiding her kitchen and making a commotion. When Niehaus ...
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  • American Masters -- P!nk, Melissa Etheridge, Juliette Lewis can relate to Janis
    S30 E6: P!nk, Melissa Etheridge, Juliette Lewis can relate to Janis
    Musicians like Melissa Etheridge, Juliette Lewis and Alecia Moore (P!nk) can ...
    Musicians like Melissa Etheridge, Juliette Lewis and Alecia Moore (P!nk) can relate to how Janis Joplin must have felt each night after a big performance. The musicians talk about how you "cannot live ...
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  • American Masters -- Janis Joplin's former lover: "She set me free"
    S30 E6: Janis Joplin's former lover: "She set me free"
    David Niehaus had no idea who Janis Joplin was when they first met in Brazil. In ...
    David Niehaus had no idea who Janis Joplin was when they first met in Brazil. In this outtake clip, Niehaus remembers his relationship with Janis as a liberating, wild but delicate one, in which he ...
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  • American Masters -- Chan Marshall Talks About Voicing Janis Joplin's Letters
    S30 E6: Chan Marshall Talks About Voicing Janis Joplin's Letters
    In this film outtake from Janis: Little Girl Blue, Chan “Cat Power” ...
    In this film outtake from Janis: Little Girl Blue, Chan “Cat Power” Marshall, who serves as the film’s narrator and provides the voice for Joplin-penned letters, discusses how she tapped into ...
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  • American Masters -- Why Janis Joplin left Big Brother & the Holding Company
    S30 E6: Why Janis Joplin left Big Brother & the Holding Company
    In this excerpt from American Masters - Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue, Janis' ...
    In this excerpt from American Masters - Janis Joplin: Little Girl Blue, Janis' letter home reveals a glimpse of the troubles she had with her band, Big Brother and the Holding Company, until she ...
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  • American Masters -- Merle Keeps You On Your Toes
    S30 E6: Merle Keeps You On Your Toes
    In this outtake from Merle Haggard: Learning to Live With Myself, band members ...
    In this outtake from Merle Haggard: Learning to Live With Myself, band members of The Strangers talk about Merle Haggard's unique and carefree performance style that ultimately pushed each musician to ...
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  • American Masters -- Letter Home Reveals Janis’ Greatest Ambition
    S30 E6: Letter Home Reveals Janis’ Greatest Ambition
    In this film excerpt from Janis: Little Girl Blue, Chan Marshall narrates Janis ...
    In this film excerpt from Janis: Little Girl Blue, Chan Marshall narrates Janis Joplin’s letter home to family shortly after her 27th (and last) birthday. The letter reveals a glimpse into her ...
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  • American Masters -- Dick Cavett on Janis Joplin’s Influence
    S30 E6: Dick Cavett on Janis Joplin’s Influence
    Dick Cavett, a former talk show host and TV personality, talks about his ...
    Dick Cavett, a former talk show host and TV personality, talks about his relationship with Janis Joplin and how her frequent appearance helped the show thrive. He also describes the unforgettable ...
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  • American Masters -- Why Loretta Lynn Wrote "You Ain't Woman Enough"
    S30 E5: Why Loretta Lynn Wrote "You Ain't Woman Enough"
    "You Ain't Woman Enough (to Take My Man)" is from Loretta Lynn's second studio ...
    "You Ain't Woman Enough (to Take My Man)" is from Loretta Lynn's second studio album (1966). Lynn wrote the song after a young fan at a concert confided in Lynn that a rival was trying to steal her ...
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  • American Masters -- Loretta Lynn: Lyricist and Songwriter
    S30 E5: Loretta Lynn: Lyricist and Songwriter
    In this film excerpt from Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl, Sheryl Crow and ...
    In this film excerpt from Loretta Lynn: Still a Mountain Girl, Sheryl Crow and Jack White talk about Loretta Lynn’s talent as a lyricist and songwriter, and Reba McEntire reveals her favorite Lynn ...
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  • American Masters -- Loretta Lynn Wrote for Women. Her Song "The Pill."
    S30 E5: Loretta Lynn Wrote for Women. Her Song "The Pill."
    Loretta Lynn, Sissy Spacek and Sheryl Crow on Lynn's work and influence among ...
    Loretta Lynn, Sissy Spacek and Sheryl Crow on Lynn's work and influence among women artists, and her song, "The Pill." The song about birth control was both banned and a top hit for Lynn, who has her ...
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