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I'm your host James -- we're broadcasting live as we always do from the Washington bureau Fox News here in the nation's capital.
Elvis Costello once said that writing about music is like dancing to architecture.
We're not gonna write about music here -- -- talks about music but as the first ever historic episode of the fossil.
We're gonna play some music.
Throughout this half hour we have to industry legends -- us.
Chip Taylor is a singer songwriter from New York City.
Who may best be known for two hugely successful compositions he wrote in the 1960s wild thing I think we've all heard that an Angel of the morning.
Most of the -- that.
But as New York Times once that about chip Taylor if you only known as the guy who -- wild thing and Angel of the morning you don't know you're gonna known today.
And also accompanying -- -- his longtime musical collaborator John plutonium who has worked with -- Van Morrison going back to the sixties both of these guys have worked with.
So many legends Sony music legends have recorded their compositions.
That's a real honor to have you both in the foxhole today thanks for visiting Wimbledon next to you just so you guys are still actively exploring -- the first and wanna mention is that chip and John will be playing at hill country New York on Thursday and then -- country.
Here in Washington DC on Friday wolf although the the fan who shows up and pays their -- -- shekels to see the show got four.
Well we're not exactly sure who -- we going to put what you will get his.
Business if you via a few steals this but we gonna hear a lot of them well we have all broadcast Cyrus is just -- world.
And so let these things from so.
Recent albums and.
Block out the sirens -- -- lonely world it is the new album from chip Taylor and -- -- it's available on train -- records dot com.
Just want to remind our viewers as always you can -- -- right beneath me on your screen using your Twitter FaceBook account to send us your questions.
So if you have questions about the recording industry as it's existed over the past forty years or so these guys to ask him not me.
Without any further ado let's hear something from the -- Sure that I live in Manhattan on the fourteenth floor and pulled down the street so often -- my tires and it this is songs inspired by his feelings I have how.
I don't quite understand why there's not more chaos sound -- -- Sometimes there is that a lot of sponsors and it's those.
This is from the -- quote pretty good.
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They don't call me.
Believe children -- When they -- -- Yeah.
So we'll soon.
Most of them.
-- -- Human beings.
-- -- -- Love and John.
-- I absolutely.
-- We'll -- we'll.
-- -- -- So.
That was really pretty what's the name of that -- For regular pretty good order and that's on the new album tell -- again blot out the sons of this -- so it seems like you've been.
Focused your intellectual energies on urban settings trying to block out sirens the people down in the crowds below what's going on.
Well actually it came from it.
From hearing the sirens that -- titles the title song came from as always happen in the writing was on the hundreds of sirens there.
And those important little prayer I was ready for some folks and I'm doing.
And pitching right to -- have to -- his home.
The the Grammy museum in Los Angeles next month in August is going to be staging -- -- a retro retrospective exhibit.
On the life and works -- legacy still evolving chip Taylor songwriter.
Who's responsible for some big hits in the sixty's tell us about the Genesis of wild thing because it kind of has a mythical status that song.
I kind of in my mind put it together I know you didn't write it but with Louie -- this sort of have a kind of same garage rock suppressing a relative -- -- Garage on things that I had to come about.
I actually was a staff writer.
I think obviously your that was -- country wants to right -- That's an economist people -- -- And -- Nelson Eddy Arnold.
It's -- -- models things -- and producer who was also very good quote me on the phone this write.
A song for.
Shouldn't you otherwise it was that it was Jerry Brown.
And he's producing group in New York.
And I wrote this song I didn't have any absolutely -- tape recorders say it.
And routing and session coming up that they -- country -- -- -- -- doing I decided to write what I had this little crazy thing.
The studio does that -- survived by the way yet you still have it yet.
And so it is.
-- -- -- -- -- And Versa course and I just wants the studio omelet would ever let yourself -- -- Brings up this news.
-- -- -- -- -- -- Now alone.
I think you can move.
-- Police today.
How cool is that I can retire and that.
That was also a couple of questions about that song when you were writing it.
Who what where its antecedents in your mind was it's the sort of cement -- sort of between everything I hear a little bit sort of rockabilly is suppose that we.
I've -- among those schools got a guy so you -- flying.
It's -- sound like anybody else trying to because I -- myself and play and I strongly that pick.
Sales go down and come home so you hear that drives down -- So -- wouldn't -- We just felt good rhythm felt good.
And and I just -- I was in this stop.
And say something like the -- -- is loosely choose and I think that's felt like I was never do that but the rest of the you know what it was going to.
-- -- Very cool original organic sound them and neutrons records -- record in England and in which went to chase time.
Spanish legend -- record because you have -- trial which was -- a -- on reg Presley just had just passed away I was gonna mention that over the funeral with the Stanley he's a wonderful wonderful was there were recording of it prior to the trunks.
There was it because I think I just heard on X and the other those who -- -- -- actually Nigeria granite intrusive wrote a nice little boost threatened with a Bruce who global -- What is happening there kind of typical blue suit and sound -- what I just played.
And -- heard my panel and you just like.
What did you think when you heard -- -- that sounds just like everything Hendricks did including his version of like -- Rolling Stone extends it.
Destroys it rips it apart kills it and just like we'll make something wholly new look that right here -- the first I heard that in who's playing it all the time.
And then somebody should you gotta come see this private screening of the model racing from.
And so -- performance.
Tomorrow that you think.
As it is to good lord I hope for just because that's what it.
-- it was amazing it is here.
Do you continue to receive royalties from the social ness has has that made it's that you don't you don't actually have to work we were and -- -- I'm really going out and touring the way I like to -- Say I can sell out places in Europe and stuff but not me.
You know any station.
When you go out on tour by the way nobody comes as she -- you -- -- than usual morning -- to see -- your current record is very slow folk falling in America following.
But having that.
Going out was good good players usually these separate funerals.
Have -- solid -- with the royals.
So it's provided some sort of comfort -- as the spirit.
Stay tuned stay here in the fossil.
On the other side of a brief break we'll have more roots music -- music industry legends.
Chip Taylor and -- the time you're in the fossil.
Hey everybody just -- thank you and taking them back and they can hate to.
But I think did -- -- Eight to.
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We have a very special fox -- this afternoon we are.
Joined by two music industry legends chip Taylor.
And his company just.
That's an actual word right a company is sure OK let's jump to -- him.
John I want -- ask you Boettcher reporting experiences Van Morrison you go all the way back to the moon dance album -- the moon dance album as soon to be re released as a part of a four CD several you can hear the outtakes.
And that sort of thing.
Do you regard that as one of the how much of your career.
Well yeah absolutely -- his you know at the -- and realizes from reporters it's something so.
You know and these are particularly on a particular song that.
That -- that we could sort of all of you.
Into the mystic from England and.
You you just hear.
John so unique styles so you need.
He's such a warm -- commonplace these things you can just hear he's playing and he's eight he's playing innovation.
And he's like silk into the mystic and a dear family friend of ours passed away from cancer and she was only in her early sixties an -- at the service.
You know a synagogue all of us -- super widow worsened she would have wanted you to listen to -- and -- she played into the mystic.
Uninterrupted in the entire lives in our congregation percent since vessel.
It's really wanting.
Truth be candid here spend more so difficult diocese he sort of has an image of being different.
Yeah -- can be difficult but he's also loyal person means you know we just need to once he's he's harder on himself and he is.
Those around him better known for so long so I know how to dance around his moves and it is a good you know he's just just.
-- is the way he's always been that way.
The latest album provision and John is called block out the sirens of this -- world.
And it's available on train wreck records dot com give us something from the -- sure.
What's this -- this is gone the last video.
He that is amazing.
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The last video from block out the sirens of the -- world on train wreck records dot com.
It's just as -- sort of instant take -- I hear Willie Nelson.
Affinity and they'll also with the way the rhyming lyrics and so forth meter sort of might -- -- subterranean homesick blues.
Shiver me don't.
-- he recorded yourself -- No.
He did a little bit more important that in 1960.
Just -- it went over.
Tell me what you like myself those guys that's pretty -- about Elvis Presley she doesn't -- Elvis Dumervil.
-- the folks that are recorded your tunes that -- very proud to mention.
Well it's franks and Waylon Jennings just in case Willie Nelson and his job.
I've heard of these -- you -- -- If you look back Jessica.
I am always thinking about the next song for myself sure whatever but as yours here actually here thinking about creating I am writing new stuff now on those planes Johnson used today.
But but to look back it is nice it.
And to have it is.
Yes somebody somebody recorded at Walter Jackson.
Whose record he made him welcome home was when.
When my favors Dusty Springfield report several missiles and she's she's is so precious and as of -- The brown family was my favorite -- grown up.
That's cute little kid and they record to record tools.
So it -- it cherish things.
And justifiably so if if you're looking at chip telling you thinking something that looks terribly familiar.
It may be because he is you're watching -- addition -- -- -- -- in addition to being an accomplished musician and songwriter he's also.
The brother of the actor Jon Voight but you change your name along time ago.
And we'll that the Iraq girls coach never expected it to us to -- -- -- -- the but the other brother like dimensions were brother Barry.
That Garcia was Johnson's little amount paid in very.
There's a guy that invented the form of the traditional -- -- erupting just came back from Japan he's a wonderful wonderful guy -- cool like this is you know.
Just came back from that you.
Japan was leading the metal bar over the papers were good -- it's.
We also wouldn't dissuade you if you had some thoughts on Angelina Jolie that you want to share with us well -- I you know I usually keep growing -- I could -- -- in California we were.
We were buddies that's like this year -- -- -- it was only once or twice a year.
And then when she became.
You know that your.
In the world and pepper -- whatever -- -- Six.
But that's what your business cards actually say I'm the biggest thing in the world.
Just about the music industry you've seen it evolve from up close.
For decades and I wonder if they -- the changes that we see happening music industry today where the -- the suits if you will don't really seem to want to create a Beatles.
Or Michael Jackson something that -- -- audiences and sort of hasn't killer of monster record like -- sergeant peppery -- what have you rather they seem to prefer the sort of niche marketing.
Even to buy an album today -- gets divvied up by -- you can buy individual songs on iTunes and so forth this fragmentation of things which seems to be the new.
What how how do you think it is it's helpful for artists like you.
Well actually I am not so sure -- he didn't agree with you promise me this and -- to control it.
There was no other place to go through any of their own the major record companies so you.
You couldn't -- heard on the Internet if you just and other artists and there was no winners and errors of you either suns signed by the -- not so they had control of -- -- and they made plans and they -- do wonderful things breaking some wonderful one -- artists.
But I think in today's day in case the -- there's something nice going on we're.
We're the big companies don't have all the power and that people -- Your cult disputed by other -- in terms we call this democratization.
Good we've only got a few minutes left in the program's gone -- way too fast.
But I would love to hear.
Little Angel in the morning I feel like playing it through merrily rush correct.
Actually the first girl didn't produce with a girl maybe he stands which is almost -- -- Her record she will come from bankruptcy as a refuge if she would the number one was number one where people.
Couple my friendships moment Tommy Haas that yes it was OK go with -- -- -- think -- So so.
There will be no strength to.
And is my -- In my future.
There is no need.
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Maybe -- sons.
Good morning say -- Live.
-- -- Okay.
Its -- -- news.
I like that version better I don't you know it's it's so pretty.
And it's so routine.
Chip Taylor and John plutonium had visited the fossil this afternoon and we are the richer for it.
You can check out their album.
-- block out the sirens of this lonely world on train -- records dot com you can check them out live at the hill in New York who went on Thursday hill country excuse me.
That's a Capitol Hill yeah that's sort of my -- she just -- Erica hill country in New York on Thursday and hill country here in DC.
On Friday what an honor it's been to have children sales jumped a tenuous two games very accomplished musicians -- of the fossil.
We'll -- in two weeks.
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