WLIW Arts Beat

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February 6, 2014

On WLIW Arts Beat premier: a LI graffiti artist, Broadway's "After Midnight," Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston and famous singer Graham Nash!

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♪♪

>>> HI, I'M DIANE MICHELLE

GENERAL MANAGER OF WLIW.

I WANT TO TELL YOU ABOUT WLIW

"ARTS BEAT" IT'S AN EXCITING NEW

PROGRAM TO OUR PROGRAM LINEUP.

THIS MONTHLY SHOW CELEBRATES THE

RICH WORLD OF ARTS AND CULTURE

RIGHT HERE ON THE ISLAND AROUND

THE REGION AND ACROSS THE

COUNTRY.

SO, PLEASE STAY TUNED, AND ENJOY

WLIW "ARTS BEAT."

♪♪

>>> IN THIS EDITION OF "WLIW

ARTS BEAT" A GRAFFITI ARTIST

MAKES HIS MARK ON LONG ISLAND.

>> IF YOU DO ART, ART LIVES

FOREVER.

>> THE JAZZ AGE HITS BROADWAY.

>> MY WISH FOR THE SHOW IS THAT

IT WOULD BE INSPIRED BY PERIOD,

NOT BOUND BY PERIOD.

>> AND AN AWARD WINNING ACTOR

REFLECTS ON THE FINAL SEASON OF

HIS HIT SHOW.

>> THAT'S THE JOY OF

WELL-WRITTEN MATERIAL.

IT MOVES YOU IMMEDIATELY.

>>> AND A ROCK STAR REVEALS HIS

FIRST LOVE.

>> I DON'T WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW

THAT I'M THERE.

I WANT TO BE INVISIBLE.

>> IT'S ALL AHEAD ON "WLIW ARTS

BEAT."

>>> FUNDING FOR "WLIW ARTS BEAT"

IS MADE POSSIBLE BY VIEWERS LIKE

YOU.

THIS EDITION OF "WLIW ARTS BEAT"

KICKS OFF WITH A LOOK AT THE

WORK OF SONIC THE GRAFFITI

ARTIST.

STACY SWEET SPEAKS WITH THIS

LONG ISLAND ARTIST WHO USES

GRAFFITI AS A FORM OF SELF

EXPRESSION AND A WAY TO

CONTRIBUTE TO HIS LOCAL

COMMUNITY.

>> I'M STACY SWEET AND I'M HERE

WITH SONIC.

THANK YOU FOR BEING WITH US.

>> THANK YOU.

>> I LOVE YOUR NAME.

>> THANK YOU.

>> I LOVE THIS MURAL.

TELL ME ABOUT IT.

>> THIS MURAL ABOUT HERE, WHICH

WAS A SKELETON PUT BACK

TOGETHER, IT IS JUST SAYING THAT

ART, IF DO YOU ART, ART LIVES

FOREVER.

SO, THIS MURAL, TO ME, IT MEANS

THAT I HAD THE OPPORTUNITY TO

CREATE ART.

THE BEGINNING, IT'S FUN.

AT THE END IT'S THE BEST PART.

IN BETWEEN IS JUST HARD WORK.

>> WHAT DO PEOPLE SAY AS THEY

WALKED THIS TOWER OF YOURS?

>> IN THE BEGINNING THEY WERE

SHOCKED AT WHAT WAS GOING ON.

I WAS USING SPRAY PAINT.

THE EXPRESSION ON THEIR FACES

WAS PRETTY COOL.

I WISH I HAD A CAMERA TO TAKE

PICTURES OF EVERYBODY THAT

WALKED BY.

SOME PEOPLE CAME UP AND SAID

THEY LIKED IT.

I WAS HAPPY.

I GUESS I WAS DOING THE RIGHT

THING.

>> SO IT'S GRAFFITI ART.

>> GRAFFITI ART.

YES.

GRAFFITI STYLE.

>> I SEE LOTS OF EYES, MOUTHS,

FUNNY FACES.

>> IT'S JUST TO MAKE PEOPLE LOOK

AT IT AND LET THEM USE THEIR OWN

IMAGINATIONS.

YOU KNOW.

IT COULD MEAN SOMETHING TO ONE

PERSON, TO ANOTHER PERSON IT

COULD MEAN SOMETHING TOTALLY

DIFFERENT.

>> IT'S AMAZING.

WHAT'S THE FEELING?

KNOWING IT'S ALL DONE AND PEOPLE

WALK ABOUT IT.

>> PEOPLE TALK ABOUT IT EVERY

DAY.

THEY FACEBOOK ME, TWITTER ME.

THEY TELL ME IT'S GREAT.

HOW DID I DO IT?

SO ON.

IT'S GREAT.

IF I DO IT AND NOBODY MENTIONS

IT, THEY PAINT OVER IT, THEN I

MOVE ON TO THE NEXT PROJECT.

>> TO LEARN MORE VISIT

HUNTINGTONARTS.ORG.

>>> NOW HERE'S A LOOK AT SOME OF

THE ARTS EVENTS HAPPENING THIS

WEEK IN OUR COMMUNITY.

♪♪

>>> THIS SEASON ON "DOWNTON

ABBEY," A NEW CHARACTER BRINGS

THE STYLE AND MUSIC OF THE JAZZ

AGE TO LIFE.

ACROSS THE POND HERE IN NEW YORK

JAZZ MUSIC IS TAKING OVER

BROADWAY WITH THE PRODUCTION OF

"HALF MIDNIGHT."

HERE'S A LOOK.

♪ AFTER MIDNIGHT EARLY IN THE

EVENING ♪

♪ COMING ON NOW ♪

♪♪

>> "AFTER MIDNIGHT" IS A MUSICAL

BASED ON HARLEM.

HARLEM RENAISSANCE 1930s.

IT'S ESSENTIALLY, I THINK, A

JOURNEY OF MANY CHARACTERS

COMING TO THE CLUB.

THIS WAS A PLACE WHERE A LOT OF

AFRICAN-AMERICANS USED TO DANCE,

SING, ACT.

OUT OF SLAVERY, OUT OF

IMMIGRATION, OUT OF ALL OF THAT

CAME THIS SURGE OF CREATIVITY IN

THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN WORLD.

>> JAZZ, DUKE ELLINGTON

ESPECIALLY, I LOVED IT.

I LOVED IT.

I HAD ALWAYS BEEN AWARE OF IT.

LISTENED TO IT.

IT'S ALWAYS BEEN IN MY

SUBCONSCIOUS SOMEWHERE.

RESEARCHING THE SHOW, I

ABSOLUTELY FELL IN LOVE WITH

THIS MUSIC ALL OVER AGAIN.

IT'S UNBELIEVABLE.

UNBELIEVABLY POWERFUL.

IT SOUNDS TO ME LIKE DIALOGUE.

BEAUTIFUL WOMEN, SOUNDS LIKE MEN

HAVING A CONVERSATION.

IT'S VERY EASY TO CREATE TO THIS

MUSIC.

>> IT'S INTERESTING.

IN APPROACHING THE SHOW THERE

WERE SOME THINGS IN "AFTER

MIDNIGHT" THAT ARE PERIOD

CORRECT.

SOME MOVEMENT AND SOME VOCALS

ARE PERIOD CORRECT FOR THE

1930s.

ABSOLUTELY.

THERE'S NOT A STEP THAT'S NOT

FROM THE '30s IN SOME OF THOSE

NUMBERS.

IN SOME PLACES I WANTED TO MAKE

A SHOW FOR MY GENERATION AND

YOUNGER, YOUNGER THAN ME.

I DIDN'T WANT DO A DUSTY, OLD

MUSEUM PIECE.

I REALLY DIDN'T.

I DON'T THINK THIS MUSIC IS

DUSTY OR OLD.

I THINK IT'S SO VIBRANT, SO

ALIVE.

MY WISH FOR THE SHOW IS THAT

IT'S INSPIRED BY PERIOD NOT

BOUND BY PERIOD.

>> WHAT IS THE IMPROVISATION IN

A PLACE WHERE YOU DO A SHOW,

EIGHT SHOWS A WEEK?

THERE'S GOT TO BE A STRUCTURE.

A STURDY STRUCTURE.

IT'S BASED ON JAZZ.

IT'S BASED ON THE IDEA THAT AT

ONE POINT THERE WILL BE AN

IMPROVIZATION.

SO WE ARE ALL EVENTUALLY WAITING

FOR IT.

THE STRATEGY IS THERE TO SUPPORT

THE IMPROVISATION.

WHOEVER CATCHES THIS -- IT'S CUT

IN MANY WAYS.

IT CAN BE CUT BY THE TROMBONE,

OR MAYBE CUT BY SOMEONE'S VOICE.

MAYBE IT'S CUT BY SOMEONE GOING

BA BA BA.

IMMEDIATELY EVERYBODY PERKS UP.

IT'S UNUSUAL.

IT KEEPS US ON OUR TOES, A LOT.

♪♪

♪ MIDNIGHT HARLEM ♪

♪ ONCE IT WAS TRUE ♪

♪ IN 1932 HARLEM HEARTBEAT WAS

DRUM BEAT ♪

>> ONE OF THE OTHER THINGS WAS

HAVING SPOKEN WORD.

I WANTED TO BRING IN LANGSTON

HUGHES, WHICH SEEPED THE PERFECT

CHOICE FOUR THE SHOW.

I THOUGHT IT WAS IMPORTANT TO GO

TO ZERO GO TO SPOKEN WORDS.

IN SOME WAY IT RESETS THE

AUDIENCE, MAKES THEM LISTEN

AGAIN.

THEY START TO REATTACK.

THE EAR REATTACKS WHEN YOU HAVE

TO LISTEN TO SPOKEN WORD.

LANGSTON'S POETRY IS EVOCATIVE.

IT'S ALL ABOUT IMAGES.

IT CREATES TONE.

>> WHY THE AUDIENCE IS SO -- IN

THE LINE OF JAZZ THERE IS A

GOLDEN THREAD CALLED FREEDOM.

I DO BELIEVE JAZZ WAS BUILT ON

THE OPPRESSION AT THE TIME OF

THE OPPRESSION OF THE

AFRICAN-AMERICANS.

THERE WAS A TIME WHERE THE

SPIRIT ITSELF WAS NOT FREE.

AND OUT OF THAT CAME THIS

AMAZING SURGE, THIS AMAZING

DEDICATION FOR FREEDOM.

THEN BECAME THIS AND THAT, THE

RHYTHM, THE SCATTING.

NEXT THING YOU KNOW JAZZ WAS

THERE.

THAT'S WHAT THE AUDIENCE IS

MOVED MOST BY.

I'M TOTALLY CONVINCED.

THE SAME WAY WE ARE MOVED BY IT.

SO IT'S LIKE THERE'S NO -- YOU

DON'T CONTAIN IT.

YOU CAN'T.

YOU CAN ONLY BE READY FOR IT,

RIGHT?

YOU CAN ONLY BE AVAILABLE FOR

IT.

THE AUDIENCE FOR SOME WEIRD

REASON, THEY KNOW IT THE MOMENT

THEY SIT DOWN.

EVEN BEFORE, THERE IS SOMETHING

IN THE AIR ORIGINALLY THAT IS

ALREADY LIKE, WE FEEL THEM, WE

ARE LIKE, OKAY.

LET'S GO.

SO I WANTED TO SAY THAT THE

NOTION OF FREEDOM AND THE

CONCEPT OF FREEDOM IS WHAT I

FEEL IS RUNNING THE SHOW.

>> TO LEARN MORE, VISIT

AFTERMIDNIGHTBROADWAY.COM.

FOR LOCAL AIR DATES AND TIMES OF

THE PBS HIT SERIES "DOWNTON

ABBEY," VISIT OUR WEBSITE,

WLIW.ORG.

♪♪

>> UP NEXT, AN EXCLUSIVE

INTERVIEW WITH THREE-TIME EMMY

WINNER, BRIAN CRANSTON.

HE SHARES HIS BITTER SWEET

EMOTIONS ABOUT THE END OF

"BREAKING BAD" AND HIS GOOD-BYE

TO WALTER WHITE.

>> HOW DO YOU LEAVE A ROLE LIKE

WALTER WHITE BEHIND?

>> KICKING AND SCREAMING.

IT'S BEEN THE ROLE OF MY CAREER.

SO, TO SEE IT COME TO AN END IS

SATISFYING IN ONE SENSE.

THAT I THINK VINCE GILLIGAN, THE

CREATOR OF THE SHOW DIDN'T HAVE

TO DILUTE THE STORY BY GOING TOO

LONG.

YOU DON'T EVER WANT A REACTION

LIKE "BREAKING BAD" IS THAT

STILL ON THE AIR?

YOU WANT PEOPLE TO SAY I

MISS THAT SHOW.

>> DO YOU HAVE TO LEAVE WALT

BEHIND.

>> I DID A SHOW CALLED "MALCOLM

IN THE MIDDLE" FOR SEVEN YEARS.

WHEN THAT WAS ENDING, I WAS

OFFERED TWO TELEVISION SHOWS

THAT WERE VERY SIMILAR.

THEY SAY HE'S A GOOFY,

FUN-LOVING DAD.

I SAY I JUST DID THAT FOR SEVEN

YEARS.

SO, NO THANK YOU.

IT WASN'T A TEMPTATION FOR ME.

BECAUSE I'VE NEVER BEEN IN IT

FOR FAME AND RECOGNITION OR

MONEY.

I -- MY JUICE IS THE -- IS THE

THRILL AND THE EMPOWERMENT THAT

I GET OUT OF MAKING PEOPLE LAUGH

OR MAKING PEOPLE ANGRY OR -- OR

SCARING PEOPLE OR WHATEVER THE

CASE MAY BE.

THAT'S WHERE I -- WHERE I GET MY

EXCITEMENT FROM.

SO IT WAS EASY FOR ME TO TURN

THAT DOWN.

THEN ALL OF A SUDDEN COMING

ACROSS MY PLATE IS THIS ODD SHOW

CALLED "BREAKING BAD."

>> VINCE GILLIGAN HAD SAID IT

COULDN'T HAVE SOUNDED WORSE IF

YOU PUT IT ON PAPER AND PITCHED

IT HE KNEW YOU FROM AN EPISODE

OF THE X FILES" THAT YOU DID.

>> IN ORDER TO HAVE A SUCCESSFUL

CAREER IN THIS BUSINESS, IN THE

ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS, THERE

ARE COMPONENTS THAT ARE

NECESSARY FOR THAT TO COME

ABOUT.

ONE IS TALENT.

YOU DO HAVE TO WORK HARD AND GET

EDUCATED AND LEARN YOUR CRAFT,

LEARN YOUR BUSINESS.

ASIDE FROM THAT IS PATIENCE,

PERSEVERANCE.

THERE'S ALSO A COMPONENT

NECESSARY THAT'S THE WILDCARD,

THAT'S LUCK.

YOU HAVE TO HAVE A HEALTHY DOSE

OF LUCK TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL.

THAT'S JUST THE WAY IT IS.

YOU CAN'T PREPARE FOR IT BUT YOU

CAN BE READY FOR IT IF IT COMES

TO YOU.

I WAS LUCKY TO GET THAT ROLE ON

"X FILES."

ODDS ARE VERY HIGH THAT I

WOULDN'T HAVE GOTTEN "BREAKING

BAD" HAD I NOT MET VINCE

GILLIGAN BEFORE.

IT'S ONE OF THOSE THINGS YOU

HAVE TO DO YOUR WORK, DO THE

BEST YOU CAN, HOPE FOR THE LUCKY

BREAKS.

>> AS YOU WORKED WITH VINCE TO

CREATE THE CHARACTER OF WALTER

WHITE OVER THE FIRST COUPLE OF

AS SOON AS, DID YOU KNOW THAT

YOU HAD IT LOCKED IN AT SOME

POINT?

WERE THERE DAYS YOU WERE

THINKING TO YOURSELF, I NAILED

IT?

YOU LOOK OVER, NO, NO, YOU

DIDN'T.

>> I DON'T THINK THEY WOULD GO,

OH, NO.

EVEN IF THEY FELT THAT.

THAT'S THE JOY OF WELL-WRITTEN

MATERIAL, IT MOVES YOU

IMMEDIATELY.

WHEN I READ THE PILOT SCRIPT OF

"BREAKING BAD" IT CONJURES UP

THOUGHTS, IDEAS, INSPIRATION

WITHIN AN ACTOR THAT MOVES YOU

ALONG, INVOLUNTARILY.

I WAKE UP FROM A DREAM, OH, IT

WOULD BE GREAT IF HE HAD THIS.

>> WEIGHED THIS MUCH.

I'M WRITING NOTES THE WHOLE

TIME.

I PITCH VINCE ON THESE IDEAS,

HE'S GOING, OH, THAT'S A GREAT

IDEA.

THEN -- SO YOU START KEYING OFF

EACH OTHER.

PRETTY SOON YOU'RE DEVELOPING

TOGETHER THE LOOK OF THE

CHARACTER, THE TONE OF THE

CHARACTER, THE PACE, YOU KNOW,

AND, YOU KNOW, I WANTED WALTER

TO FEEL THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD.

SO HIS POSTURE WAS

ROUND-SHOULDERED.

HIS HEAD WAS KIND OF BOWED FROM

THE WEIGHT OF THE TENSION AND

DEPRESSION HE WAS CARRYING WITH

HIM.

>> IS HE MORE UPRIGHT NOW?

>> HE IS.

>> IS HE CONSCIOUS?

>> WHEN HE TOOK ON THIS PERSONA

OF HEISENBERG WHERE HE IS THIS

DESPERATE DETPARADO, HIS

SHOULDERS ARE BACK, HE FELT MORE

COMFORTABLE, IN CONTROL AND

POWERFUL.

>> IT MOST BE TREMENDOUSLY

CHALLENGING AND FUN FOR YOU TO

PLAY A CHARACTER WITH THIS KIND

OF ARC.

THERE WERE ALMOST SLAPSTICK

MOMENTS WHAT THE PILOT WITH YOUR

TIGHTIE-WHITIES, AND THEN DARK

TOWARDS THE END.

>> IS THE ROLE OF MY CAREER,

PLAYING WALTER WHITE.

I WILL FOREVER BE GRATEFUL TO

VINCE GILLIGAN FOR GETTING THIS

ROLE.

THERE WERE SOME CONCERNS ABOUT

THE GOOFY DAD FROM "MALCOLM IN

THE MIDDLE" TRANSFERRING NOW AND

BECOMING WALTER WHITE THIS

MASTERMIND CHEMIST WHO CREATES

THIS AWFUL DRUG AND PUTS IT OUT

IN SOCIETY, AND WHO WOULD WANT

TO WATCH THIS?

IT'S CRAZY.

YET, IF YOU SEE "BREAKING BAD"

YOU REALIZE IT'S NOT ABOUT

GLORIFICATION OF DRUG USE OR

DRUG MANUFACTURING, NO ONE

WOULD -- IN THEIR RIGHT MIND

WOULD WANT TO TRADE PLACES WITH

WALTER WHITE.

HE'S A TROUBLED, TROUBLED,

DESPICABLE MAN.

CAUGHT UP IN HIS OWN EGO AND

HUBURIS.

IT'S A CAUTIONARY TALE ABOUT

POOR DECISIONMAKING AND WHAT

COULD HAPPEN.

>> WHEN YOU GO TO THOSE DARK

PLACES, ARE YOU JUST MAKING THAT

UP?

ARE YOU TAPPING INTO PERSONAL

STUFF?

DO YOU WANT TO KEEP A LINE

BETWEEN THOSE TWO?

>> NO.

I MEAN, I THINK THE SUCCESS OF

AN ACTOR IS BEING WILLING TO GO

INTO THOSE DARK PLACES AND --

AND DISPLAY THEM PUBLICLY.

WE HAVE TO HAVE THAT KIND OF

COURAGE AND VULNERABILITY.

ONCE ACTORS LEARN THAT, IT'S

LIKE, OH, OH.

>> I'VE READ INTERVIEWS WITH

AARON PAUL, HE SEEMS MYSTIFIED

AT THE FACT THAT PEOPLE STILL

LOVE WALT, DESPITE ALL THESE

UNBELIEVABLY AWFUL THINGS HE

DOES.

>> MY JOB IS TO BE HONEST WHEN I

DEPICT WALTER WHITE, NOT TO

JUDGE HIM BUT JUSTIFY HIS

ACTIONS SO THAT I CAN HONESTLY

PLAY HIM WHEN I STEP INTO HIS

SHOES.

THE SENSIBILITY OF BRIAN LOOKING

AT THAT IS, YOU KNOW, ABHORRENT

BEHAVIOR.

YOU REALIZE THAT WE AS HUMAN

BEINGS ARE FULLY CAPABLE OF A

WIDE SPECTRUM OF EMOTIONS.

I BELIEVE THAT IF WE CHOSE THE

SWEETEST, MEEKEST PERSON, THAT

PERSON, GIVEN THE RIGHT SET OF

CIRCUMSTANCES CAN BECOME

DANGEROUS.

ANY HUMAN BEING IS POTENTIALLY A

DANGEROUS PERSON.

I BELIEVE THAT WE ARE ALL LIVING

IN -- TRUTHFUL, A GRAY AREA.

IT'S NOT BLACK AND WHITE LIKE

TELEVISION SHOWS OF THE PAST

USED TO SHOW US.

IT'S ALL ABOUT THE GRAY.

SHADES OF GRAY.

I BELIEVE IT'S POSSIBLE FOR A

MAN, WALTER WHITE, TO GO OUT AND

TO KILL A RIVAL OF HIS AND YET

WASH HIS HANDS, GO HOME, AND

GENTLY AND LOVINGLY PICK UP HIS

BABY DAUGHTER AND CARESS HER AND

LOVE HER AS A FATHER.

WE ARE CAPABLE OF THAT.

OF THOSE WIDE SWINGS AS HUMAN

BEINGS.

IT'S FRIGHTENING IN A WAY.

>> YOU'VE BEEN REALLY GENEROUS

WERE YOUR TIME.

APPRECIATE IT.

>> THANK YOU.

>> THIS MONTH RYAN CRANSTON

MAKES HIS DEBUT IN THE PLAY "ALL

THE WAY."

TO LEARN MORE VISIT

ALLTHEWAY.COM.

NOW HERE'S A LOOK AT WHAT

HAPPENED THIS WEEK IN ARTS

HISTORY.

♪♪

>>> FINALLY ON WLIW ARTS BEAT,

GRAHAM NASH, WELL KNOWN FOR

BEING A FOUNDER OF THE HOLLIES

AND CROSBY STILLS AND NASH, BUT

WHAT MANY FANS MAY NOT KNOW IS

NASH GOT HIS START AS A

PHOTOGRAPHER.

>> THE MORRISON GALLERY, AN

EXHIBIT FILLED WITH FAMILIAR

FACES, IN THE CROWD AND ON THE

WALLS.

BUT THE CREATOR OF THESE IMAGES

MIGHT SURPRISE.

>> I'VE BEEN A PHOTOGRAPHER

LONGER THAN I'VE BEEN A

MUSICIAN.

I STARTED MAKING MUSIC WHEN I

WAS ABOUT 13.

I STARTED MAKING PHOTOGRAPH THE

WHEN I WAS JUST OVER 10 YEARS

OLD.

I HAVE A BOOK OUT CALLED "EYE TO

EYE" THE FIRST PORTRAIT IS THERE

IS A SHOT OF MY MOTHER I TOOK

WHEN I WAS 11.

>> A GIFT FROM FATHER TO SON.

>> WE WERE A POOR FAMILY.

ONE OF THE JOYS IN HIS LIFE WAS

TO TAKE HIS KIDS OUT TO THE ZOO,

TAKE PICTURES OF THEM.

DEVELOP THEM IN WHAT WAS CALLED

TWO UP, TWO DOWN.

IT WAS TWO SMALL ROOMS

DOWNSTAIRS, TWO SMALL ROOMS

UPSTAIRS, AND A THOUSAND IN A

ROW.

HE WOULD COME HOME FROM THE ZOO,

TAKE THE BLANKET OFF MY BED,

BLOCK OUT THE LIGHT AND SHOW ME

THE MAGIC OF PHOTOGRAPHY.

>> ANOTHER EXACT MOMENT IN TIME

SENT GRAHAM ON A LEAP OF FAITH

THAT CHANGED HIS COURSE AND THE

SOUNDTRACK OF HIS LIFE.

>> I THINK LEAPS OF FAITH ARE

BASED ON SOMETHING.

I HAVE HEARD THEM SING.

WHEN I DECIDED I WOULD HAVE TO

LEAVE THE HOLLIES AND WENT BACK

TO FILM, THEY SAID ARE YOU

LEAVING THE BLOODY HOLLIES?

ARE YOU DEFT?

ARE THAT MONEY, FAME, GIRLS, ARE

YOU CRAZY?

THEY HAD NOT HEARD WHAT I HEARD.

I HEARD US SING TOGETHER.

THERE WAS NO CHOICE IN MY MIND.

♪ IN THE MORNING ♪

♪ WHEN YOU RISE ♪

♪ DO YOU THINK OF ME AND HOW YOU

LEFT ME CRYING ♪

>> WE WERE DOING A SONG CALLED

"YOU DON'T HAVE TO CRY."

A BEAUTIFUL SONG THAT STEVEN

WROTE.

WE WERE AT JOANIE'S HOUSE.

THEY SAID PLAY THAT SONG.

THEY PLAYED IT.

BEAUTIFULLY IN TWO-PART HARMONY.

I SAID, HUM, GREAT SONG.

FANTASTIC.

I SAID SING IT AGAIN.

THEY SANG IT AGAIN.

I SAID BEAR WITH ME, JUST DO IT

ONE MORE TIME.

THEY LOOKED AT EACH OTHER, WHAT

THE HECK?

THEY DID IT A THIRD TIME, I PUT

MY HARMONY IN.

WHATEVER SOUND THAT CROSBY,

STILLS & NASH WHAT WAS BORN IN

40 SECONDS.

WE DIDN'T WORK FOR IT.

WE DIDN'T DO ANYTHING, IT JUST

HAPPENED.

♪♪

♪♪

IT'S CRAZY.

ABSOLUTELY.

CROSBY STILLS AND NASH IS MORE

DIFFICULT.

THEY ARE HARMONY FREAKS AS I AM.

SO THEY CAN GO ANYWHERE.

THE THING THAT HAPPENS MOST

WHOEVER WROTE THE SONG USUALLY

SINGS THE MELODY.

LIKE IN "HELPLESSLY HOPING.

"STEVEN WRONG THAT BEAUTIFUL

SONG, HE SINGS THE MELODY.

ME AND CROSBY GO, OKAY, SHOULD I

GO ABOVE STEVEN OR UNDERNEATH

HIM?

YOU GO ABOVE STEVEN, I'LL STAY

HERE?

WE LOOK AT EACH OTHER AND GO,

OKAY.

GO.

IT'S EASY.

I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO SAY.

IT'S EASY.

♪ THE SOUNDS OF GOOD-BYE ♪

>> WHETHER IN MUSIC OR

PHOTOGRAPHY, KNOWING WHERE HE

BELONGS SEEMS KEY.

>> I HAD SO MANY PICTURES TAKEN

OF ME.

I KNOW WHEN I WANT TO BE COOL.

WHEN I WANT TO LOOK LIKE ELVIS.

I KNOW THAT.

I DON'T WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW I'M

THERE.

I WANT TO BE INVISIBLE.

I THINK BEING INVISIBLE IS IT

THE ONLY WAY TO GET A TRUE

MOMENT OF SOMETHING I WANT TO

CAPTURE.

THAT PORTRAIT OF JOANIE IS A

PERFECT EXAMPLE.

SHE'S SPACED.

LISTENING TO HER CLOUDS ALBUM,

AND SOMEWHERE ELSE.

SHE'S ON ANOTHER PLANET.

BUT I WAS THERE, LUCKILY, TO BE

ABLE TO CATCH IT.

>> AND JUDY GIVING STEVEN SOME

ADVICE.

>> YEAH.

KISSING HIM ON THE CHEEK.

YEAH.

THEY DIDN'T KNOW I TOOK THAT

PICTURE.

PEOPLE SAY HOW DOES A MUSICIAN

TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS?

IT'S ALL THE SAME TO ME.

IT'S ALL ENERGY.

IT'S ALL MY ENERGY.

I'M JUST TRYING TO SHOOT OFF MY

MOUTH.

I'M TRYING TO EFFECT YOUR LIFE.

I'M TRYING TO MAKE YOU FEEL A

LITTLE LESS CRAZY, A LITTLE LESS

LONELY.

THAT'S WHAT I WANT FOR MYSELF.

I HAVE THIS ABILITY TO

COMMUNICATION.

THAT'S ALL I AM.

I COMMUNICATE.

NO ONE HAS TO LISTEN TO WHAT I

SAY.

NO ONE.

BUT YOU'RE NOT GOING TO SHUT ME

UP.

♪ LOOK IN YOUR EYES ♪

♪ THEY CAN'T TELL LIES ♪

♪♪

>>> LEARN MORE BY VISITING

GRAHAMNASH.COM/ART.

>>> THAT WRAPS IT UP FOR THIS

EDITION OF "WLIW ARTS BEAT."

THANKS FOR WATCHING.

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