Martin, Brickell play Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight
Monday, May 6, 2013
– Tune in to Late Night with Jimmy Fallon tonight to see Steve Martin and Edie Brickell perform Fighter
off of their new album "Love Has Come For You."
Martin and Brickell will perform the song with house band and Grammy Award winning hip hop group The Roots.
The disc came out last month on Rounder Records, debuting in first on Billboard's Bluegrass Charts and 21 on Billboard's Top 200 chart.
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Following up their 2009 Grammy Award winning "The Crow," Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers present another stellar bluegrass release. With this one, Martin stretches his musical wings by writing or co-writing all of the songs and brings along his trademark brand of humor as well.
This features the same outstanding instrumentals supplied by the exceptional Steep Canyon Rangers, and, of course, Martin on banjo, but also includes a much more vocal and lyrical presence to enjoy. ...
Although primarily known for his award-winning work as an actor, writer and stand-up comedian, Steve Martin is also a talented five-string banjo player with a lifelong love affair with the instrument. Martin played the banjo on his comedy albums in the late 1970s and made guest appearances on more recent recordings from other artists including Earl Scruggs and Tony Trischka, but his relationship with the instrument was never officially consummated on-record until this debut full-length musical ...