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John Mayer & Chris Botti on Letterman, 11/27/08

Here is another nice Letterman clip posted to youtube by phillyzero. Is there no musical style that Mayer can't do? Enjoy this Thanksgiving treat. John Mayer's myspace . John Mayer's website . Chris Botti's myspace . Chris Botti's website .

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas with Melody Gardot

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Big thanks to Melody for sharing this clip that was recorded live at the Sellersville Theater, 12/13/06, as part of Harry Shearer & friends' Christmas show. Enjoy, and best wishes to all for the holidays. Buy Worrisome Heart at Amazon (still a major steal at $6.99). Melody's myspace . Melody's website . Melody's blog: Chateaux du Gardot .

Shayna Zaid - Rockwood Music Hall, 11/22/08

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Listen to "Closer", Live at Rockwood, 11/22/08. I think I've figured out why there is so much love in the room whenever Shayna Zaid plays the Rockwood Music Hall. Rockwood regulars have enjoyed seeing her and her band play many times this year as they write and record the new album that is currently nearing completion. The reason for the Rockwood love fests is that Shayna has a magical way of writing and singing a love song; when you hear her sing songs like "Closer" and "It's You", all of her songs really, it seems like she is singing them directly to you. Combine that with superb arrangements given these songs by her band, especially the highly melodic playing of Yan Izquierdo on violin, producer Joel Dean on guitar, Brendan O'Grady on bass, and drummer Chris Heinz who always has just the right touch at the right time, and well it all adds up to a really special live music experience. The show opened with a debut of a new song called

Jenny Lewis & Elvis Costello on Letterman, 11/03/08

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Jenny Lewis made another late night tv appearance in support of Acid Tongue, this time on the David Letterman show, performing the song "Carpetbaggers". Elvis Costello guests on the album version of the song and he appears with her here to do it live. Enjoy, courtesy of phillyzero who nicely posted the clip to youtube. Jenny Lewis website . Jenny Lewis myspace .