Billie Joe Armstrong was a young boy that had big plans. Now, he’s just a dirty, 42-year-old man. Somehow, the lead singer of Green Day, the band that taught you the basics of punk, turned 42 years old this week. Next you’ll tell me punks are having heart attacks on stage…oh, wait. Show More Summary
Still looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? Atlanta Music Guide has you covered! Recently, Green Day front man and Grammy Award winning artist Billie Joe Armstrong and Grammy Award winning singer and songwriter Norah Jones team up for “foreverly”, an unforgettable collection inspired by “Songs Our Daddy Taught Us”, an album of traditional Americana […]
Miranda Lambert and Billy Joe Armstrong teamed up on last night's Grammy Awards to honor the late Phil Everly. Watch here! Miranda Lambert & Billy Joe Armstrong – 2014 Grammy Awards – When I Will Be Loved – Video first appeared on Rickey.org The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Miranda Lambert dons a beautiful black dress while performing classic 1960s hit song “When I Will Be Loved” at the 2014 Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center on Sunday (January 26) in Los Angeles. The 30-year-old country singer was joined on the stage by Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong, who showed off his guitar [...]
Looks like we're still gonna need to hold onto those tissues after Madonna and Macklemore's performance. The Grammys took a quick break from all of the performances and trophies to look back at some of the musicians we've lost over the past year including Cory Monteith, Phil Everly, and Lou Reed. Afterwards, Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong [...]
It’s official: Madonna will indeed perform at this year’s Grammy Awards. Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong and country star Miranda Lambert are also confirmed for a Phil Everly tribute. Initially, a source said that Madonna will lend guest vocals to a performance by a nominee, according to Los Angeles Times. So when the pop icon... More »
The 2014 Grammys are officially the concert event of the CENTURY! The show to end all shows just added performances by Miranda Lambert, Billie Joe Armstrong, and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. Oh, and did we mention Madonna?! Her Madgesty is all healed up and she's ready to get all heeled up for the big show! She said: "It's [...]
Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong paid tribute to the Everly Brothers with Norah Jones on the 2013 album "Foreverly." In the wake of Phil Everly's passing, Armstrong writes of the darkness and tradition that drew him to the Everly's music.
Foreverly is Green Day honcho Billie Joe Armstrong and contempo pop-jazz vocalist Norah Jones’ tipping of the hat to The Everly Brothers. Instead of cherry-picking a handful of nuggets from that duo’s extensive oeuvre, they decided to...Show More Summary
By: Molly Segers On paper Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones’ new record Foreverly, a re-recording of the Everly Brothers’ record Songs Our Daddy Taught Us, from 1958, doesn’t exactly add up. The punk rock guy and jazz singer dueting on folk/Americana classics just doesn’t scream obvious. All that said, the resulting album is so […]
The most popular indie jazz/pop musician maybe ever and the lead singer of Green Day recorded an album together – a country one at that. Read more articles like "Review: Billie Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones – Foreverly" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones and an essential Thanksgiving theme
That Billie Joe Armstrong, Green Day frontman, would team up with Norah Jones, Ravi Shankar’s softly crooning daughter, to re-record an Everly Brothers record originally released in 1958—well, it seems like a bit of a stretch. Immediately, a series of questions arise, but it turns out the answers are pretty simple. Show More Summary
The lead singer of Green Day and the jazz-folk crooner seem like an odd pair to tackle an obscure Everly Brothers album at first glance.
Interestingly enough, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones are teaming up to… Read more articles like "Billie Joe Armstrong & Norah Jones – “Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine”" on PMA - Pretty Much Amazing.
Off their collaborative covers album.
A few years back at The Festival of Quilts, one of the outstanding pieces, in my humble opinion, was this epic quilt of Billie Joe Armstrong from Green Day, by Charlotte Bailey. Charlotte is a Foundation Degree Graduate of the Royal School of Needlework and is using her top class skills to explore contemporary subject [...]
“You’ll never guess who’s in this duet,” I said. “Tyler Perry.” “Okay, maybe it’s not actually that weird.” Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day and Norah Jones have teamed up to cover the 1958 Everly Brothers record Songs Our Daddy Taught Us, a collection of traditional country songs. (Nope, still pretty weird.) The two met at the [...]
After seeing the live many years ago at Lollapalooza I quickly became a Green Day Fan. not a record buying kind, but the kind that when the subject of punk came up I weighed in on their side. Of course making a jillion $$ and a Bradway shows doesn’t help with punk cred, but none [...]Show More Summary
Green Day‘s Billie Joe Armstrong and songstress Norah Jones have teamed up to cover the Everly Brothers. The two musicians will release Foreverly, a modern-day reworking of the Everly Brothers’ 1958 country folk covers album Songs Our Daddy Taught Us. Back when Songs Our Daddy Taught Us was released, people and critics praised the album [...]