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.
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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 [...]
Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones To Release Duets Album via Rickey.org Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones have recorded a duets album in tribute to The Everly Brothers. The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
So. Billie Joe Armstrong and Norah Jones are friends. And that’s not even the most unexpected revelation in this post. No, that would be their cover of the Everly Brothers’ lovely “Long Time Gone,” and how good it is. Punk and Starbucks, together at last. Show More Summary
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong has recorded a new album of Everly Brothers covers with Norah Jones. Foreverly is due out on Reprise Records Nov. 25 and was inspired by The Brothers’ classic Songs Our Daddy Taught Us. “Long Time Gone,”...Show More Summary
Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong has a soft side, and we’ll be hearing it on his new album. The Green Day frontman who’s known for his punk rock roots has decided to “go soft” after chilling out with indie-jazz singer Norah Jones. The two have decided to combine their talents and are coming out with... Show More Summary
Stream the first track, "Long Time Gone".
What is weirder than thinking about Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong casually chilling out with indie-jazz super chanteuse Norah Jones? How about if the two of them get together and record an album of Everly Brothers covers? In an instance of something so weird it actually makes perfect sense, the two musicians recently convened [...]
The documentary Broadway Idiot is less about the process of turning Green Day's smash-hit concept album American Idiot into a Broadway musical and more a poignant portrayal of Green Day's frontman Billie Joe Armstrong's journey from the big stages of rock-n-roll to the scary, unknown realm of musical theater. Show More Summary
“There’s people that like to do things the safe way, and that’s just never been part of my vocabulary,” says Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong in the voiceover that opens the slavish new documentary Broadway Idiot. It sets an appropriately...Show More Summary