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November 19, 2020 @ 9:14 AM

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Home ... new song video (with special guest Cindy Cashdollar)

This week’s offering is not just a new video, but a new recording of a song never before cut by Orleans.

“Home” first appeared on my solo CD "Love Doesn't Ask"but only began being performed live by the band recently. Written with Johanna Hall and Don Schlitz, it tells a story of family; childhood, adolescence, marriage, parenthood, childhood again.

 

In the late 1980s, following the release of our Grownup Children album, Orleans did lots of work in Nashville and collaborated with different country musicians. Johanna and I (John Hall) were signed.........

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November 5, 2020 @ 10:03 AM

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1976 - Jackson Browne Tour


Although there have been MANY high watermarks along our almost 50-year path, one could argue that the summer of 1976 was the pinnacle of Orleans' impact on the pop/rock music landscape. The top-5 radio success of Dance With Me in 1975 and the resultant Melissa Manchester tour moved the ball well downfield, but it was the success of Still the One in mid-1976 and the summer tour opening for Asylum label-mate, Jackson Browne, that carried it into the end zone.


This footage comes from one such gig on that tour ... October 15th, 1976 at The Capitol Theater in Passaic, NJ.

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In the winter of 1975-.........
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