TO SEE MY LIST OF TOP TEN GREAT WILLIE NILE VIDEOS, COME VISIT THE BIG TAKEOVER!
Despite a long-standing obsession with late seventies upstarts, earnest folk-rockers, and rock n' roll survivors I've really only recently become acquainted with long-in-tooth-and-claw singer/song-writer/ass-kicker Willie Nile. Nile's endured a history of ups, downs and turnarounds and has come out at the other end as one of the keenest learners around, one who has voraciously assimilated great swaths of musical history.
First of all this means majoring in Dylanology:
(actually a double major with Rock n' Roll Iconography):
and a minor in Punk rock:
plus, of course, graduate work with professor Bruce Springsteen:
So without further ado (or extended metaphors) here's Willie Nile: Live in Faenza, 2010
Recorded live (digital soundboard recording) at Auditorium Piazza Della Libertà, Bergamo ITA, on May 9th 2009
So if you'd like to hear more otherwise-unavailable Willie Nile, now is the time to weigh in on the man's strange-but-wonderful career!
Speaking of those comment-type-things, that's the very same section in which you'll find the link for Live in Faenza, 2010.
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