This past September, Robert Hunter was graciously awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for Songwriting at the 2013 Americana Music Honors & Awards in Nashville, Tennessee. This performance of “Ripple” from the event at the Ryman Auditorium (aka Grand Ole Opry) was Robert’s first live performance of the song in over 8 years. Be the first to know when new videos are posted to Robert Hunter’s Official YouTube Channel. Please subscribe - http://www.youtube.com/roberthuntervideo
We are very excited to launch the official Robert Hunter YouTube Channel. Please subscribe so that you will be notified when new videos are released. http://www.youtube.com/roberthuntervideo We hope it will become the video archive for all the material we can dig up – past, present and future. Here is the first video to be released from last Fall’s “Let There Be Songs” Tour - “Bertha” from the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY (10/05/13). We’ve got a lot more material from the “Let There Be Songs” Tour, so stay tuned for more as we’ll be posting new tracks regularly. Also, be on the look…
Robert Hunter will playing at the Newport Folk Festival – July 25, 2014 in Newport, RI. “I am honored and humbled to be playing the Grandaddy of all festivals. Please make sure you check out the entire lineup of this amazing festival.” Complete festival and line-up info @ http://www.newportfolk.org.
This short tour was undertaken to discover if I had the wherewihtall to perform after recovering from a serious illness. Half-way through I can report I’m hanging in there and actually getting stronger. The loving reception of my audience no doubt accounts for this. My goal is to finish the tour and wish it were longer!
Mission in the Rain, Box of Rain, Dry Dusty Road, Easy Wind, and more. More then 20 live tracks now available from Spring Tour 2003. Visit the MUSIC page.
Once called by the Grateful Dead “the band member that doesn’t come onstage with us” Robert Hunter is known as one of the most important and prolific lyricists in Americana. Born in Arroyo Grande, California he became part of the burgeoning Bohemian scene of Palo Alto in the early 1960′s playing mandolin and upright bass in various bands with his friend Jerry Garcia. His songwriting partnership with Garcia solidified in 1969 when they began to compose songs that would become classics in the Grateful Dead’s repetoire such as “Uncle John’s Band,” “Cumberland Blues,” “Casey Jones,” “Friend of the Devil,” and…
01. Standing on the Moon 02. Deal 03. Cruel White Water 04. Liberty 05. Doin’ That Rag 06. End of the Road 07. Silvio 08. Cumberland Mine 09. Yellow Moon 10. Wild Bill 11. Uncle John’s Band – Click the tile of this post or visit the MUSIC page to listen!