• American Masters -- Loretta Lynn's Gowns
    S30 E5: Loretta Lynn's Gowns
    Loretta Lynn's personal designer Tim Cobb makes the gowns she wears at concerts ...
    Loretta Lynn's personal designer Tim Cobb makes the gowns she wears at concerts and events. Cobb shows two popular gowns displayed in her museum: the golden one with glass beads that she wore for her ...
  • American Masters -- Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty
    S30 E5: Loretta Lynn and Conway Twitty
    Loretta Lynn, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood talk about Lynn's hit partnership ...
    Loretta Lynn, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood talk about Lynn's hit partnership with Conway Twitty. This film excerpt includes footage of Lynn and Twitty performing the number 1 country songs ...
    0:02:59
  • American Masters -- Dave Bartholomew, Longtime Collaborator of Fats Domino
    S30 E4: Dave Bartholomew, Longtime Collaborator of Fats Domino
    Dave Bartholomew is one New Orleans' great musicians and learned trumpet from ...
    Dave Bartholomew is one New Orleans' great musicians and learned trumpet from the same man who taught Louis Armstrong to play. Bartholomew played with the best bands in New Orleans before he began ...
    0:05:25
  • American Masters -- Fats Domino: I'm Ready, Performed with The Byrds, 1971
    S30 E4: Fats Domino: I'm Ready, Performed with The Byrds, 1971
    See Fats Domino perform "I'm Ready," his hit from 1959, with the rock band The ...
    See Fats Domino perform "I'm Ready," his hit from 1959, with the rock band The Byrds backing him in 1971. Their appearance was on the local television show "Turn-On, Barry Richards Rock and Soul" on ...
    0:02:59
  • American Masters -- Fats Domino Filmmaker Joe Lauro on Making the Documentary
    S30 E4: Fats Domino Filmmaker Joe Lauro on Making the Documentary
    Joe Lauro, director of Fats Domino and The Birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll, details ...
    Joe Lauro, director of Fats Domino and The Birth of Rock ‘n’ Roll, details the challenges of making a film about a living legend and a very private man. One hurdle was finding archival footage of ...
    0:08:11
  • American Masters -- Fats Domino Concerts: Riots and Rock n' Roll
    S30 E4: Fats Domino Concerts: Riots and Rock n' Roll
    White and black fans flocked to Fats Domino concerts, integrating many venues ...
    White and black fans flocked to Fats Domino concerts, integrating many venues for the first time. Four riots took place in 1956. Saxophonist Herb Hardesty describes two concerts and says the riots ...
    0:01:55
  • American Masters -- Fats Domino of New Orleans, the Music Mecca
    S30 E4: Fats Domino of New Orleans, the Music Mecca
    Fats Domino, born and raised in New Orleans, and so were his writing partner ...
    Fats Domino, born and raised in New Orleans, and so were his writing partner Dave Bartholomew and bandmates like drummer Earl Palmer. In the late 1940s and 1950s, Cosimo Matassa’s J&M music shop ...
    0:02:11
  • American Masters -- Carole King (You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman - Live
    S30 E3: Carole King (You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman - Live
    Carole King sings "(You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman" at the piano, in ...
    Carole King sings "(You Make Me Feel Like A) Natural Woman" at the piano, in never-before-seen footage. The intimate recording for the camera took place in Austin, TX, in 1982 for the film "One to ...
    0:03:45
  • American Masters -- Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
    S30 E3: Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
    King didn't like the idea of a musical about herself until she read the book for ...
    King didn't like the idea of a musical about herself until she read the book for the show by Douglas McGrath. The storyline not only covers the work of King and her former husband and writing partner ...
  • American Masters -- Carole King: A Teenage Songwriter in the Music Business
    S30 E3: Carole King: A Teenage Songwriter in the Music Business
    Carole King, songwriters and friends Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and others ...
    Carole King, songwriters and friends Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and others describe the music business and work of songwriters in the 1950s and 1960s. As a 16-year-old living in Queens, King would ...
    0:02:53
  • American Masters -- The Making of Carole King's Album "Tapestry"
    S30 E3: The Making of Carole King's Album "Tapestry"
    Singer-songwriter Carole King recorded the Grammy Award-winning solo "Tapestry" ...
    Singer-songwriter Carole King recorded the Grammy Award-winning solo "Tapestry" album in 1971 with background vocals and instrumentation by James Taylor and Joni Mitchell among others. The recording ...
    0:02:24
  • American Masters -- Making B.B. King: The Life of Riley - Director Interview
    S30 E2: Making B.B. King: The Life of Riley - Director Interview
    Jon Brewer, the director/producer of B.B. King: The Life of Riley, describes ...
    Jon Brewer, the director/producer of B.B. King: The Life of Riley, describes how the first documentary on the blues legend came to be, his experience of filming B.B., and how his own background in ...
  • American Masters -- B.B. King's Funeral Procession
    S30 E2: B.B. King's Funeral Procession
    In this web extra footage from the director of "B.B. King: The Life of Riley," ...
    In this web extra footage from the director of "B.B. King: The Life of Riley," see B.B. King's funeral procession, which traveled from Memphis, Tennessee, to his final resting place in Indianola, ...
    0:06:11
  • American Masters -- B.B. King's Start in Memphis: WDIA Radio
    S30 E2: B.B. King's Start in Memphis: WDIA Radio
    B.B. King tells the story of how a product jingle got him a gig at WDIA in ...
    B.B. King tells the story of how a product jingle got him a gig at WDIA in Memphis, TN, the country's first radio station to program exclusively for African-Americans. King approached the white ...
    0:01:19
  • American Masters -- B.B. King's Distinctive Guitar Playing
    S30 E2: B.B. King's Distinctive Guitar Playing
    See and hear B.B. King in performance while musicians share the same response to ...
    See and hear B.B. King in performance while musicians share the same response to the King of the Blues' artistry: they can recognize B.B. King is playing by hearing just one note of his guitar. This ...
    0:01:33
  • American Masters -- Meryl Streep Interview: Working with Director Mike Nichols
    S30 E1: Meryl Streep Interview: Working with Director Mike Nichols
    Meryl Streep describes working with Mike Nichols, who directed her in his films ...
    Meryl Streep describes working with Mike Nichols, who directed her in his films Silkwood (1983), Heartburn (1986), Postcards From the Edge (1990), and in the HBO miniseries Angels In America (2004). ...
  • American Masters -- Mike Nichols: Interview with Producer Julian Schlossberg
    S30 E1: Mike Nichols: Interview with Producer Julian Schlossberg
    See behind-the-scenes footage of producer Julian Schlossberg interviewing ...
    See behind-the-scenes footage of producer Julian Schlossberg interviewing director Mike Nichols. The interview became an important part of the film Mike Nichols: An American Master. Schlossberg is a ...
    0:05:02
  • American Masters -- Mike Nichols' Laugh
    S30 E1: Mike Nichols' Laugh
    Director and comedian Mike Nichols was famous for his hearty laugh, which often ...
    Director and comedian Mike Nichols was famous for his hearty laugh, which often turned into tears, and is why he always kept a handkerchief nearby. Alec Baldwin, playwright Neil Simon, Matthew ...
    0:00:47
  • American Masters -- Mike Nichols and "The Graduate"
    S30 E1: Mike Nichols and "The Graduate"
    Mike Nichols won an Academy Award for directing "The Graduate," his second film, ...
    Mike Nichols won an Academy Award for directing "The Graduate," his second film, released in December 1967. Nichols learned about directing from Elia Kazan and Lee Strasberg. Dustin Hoffman, the young ...
    0:01:17
  • American Masters -- Laurie Anderson: On Identity and Her God Complex
    S29 E9: Laurie Anderson: On Identity and Her God Complex
    "I am a New Yorker one, I’m an artist two, I’m a woman three,” says Laurie ...
    "I am a New Yorker one, I’m an artist two, I’m a woman three,” says Laurie Anderson in this excerpt from The Women's List. The artist best known for her pioneering electronic music admits she ...
    0:01:28
  • American Masters -- Filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders: The Women's List
    S29 E9: Filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders: The Women's List
    Photographer-filmmaker Timothy Greenfield Sanders uses a large format Deardorff ...
    Photographer-filmmaker Timothy Greenfield Sanders uses a large format Deardorff camera and shoots just six to eight frames for his portraits. For the women in The Women's List, he has created 15 ...
    0:03:53