Robbie Robertson: The Story of Storyville
Promotional disc from Geffen Records, for Robbie's second solo
Includes several open-ended interview clips
and a radio program. Not for sale anywhere.
(Tracks 1-21: Open-ended interview clips)
- After The Band split up it took you 10 years to
record your first solo album and now it's taken
another 4 years for Storyville. Why does it take so
"You write until...be part of that." 75 secs.
- How do you compare your first solo album to Storyville?
"The first album...in my life." 50 secs.
- Tell us about the role New Orleans played in
making the album.
"I'm not telling...works with this." 100 secs.
- You used New Orleans as a touchstone and as a
flavouring on Storyville unlike some other
musicians who have gone in and pilfered musical
cultures for their albums.
"I wouldn't...thrills me." 36 secs.
- How did the other members of the New Orleans
musical community react to your recording?
"There's a friend...alright now." 63 secs.
- Tell us what Storyville was.
"Storyville was...to Storyville." 76 secs.
- Tell us the story of the couple on the album.
"And it's just...on this story." 36 secs.
- The subject matter is unusually romantic for you.
"It's a very...story." 36 secs.
- Who were the people that helped you with the
production of the album?
"I worked with...trying to get." 77 secs.
- Are you more comfortable now with your singing?
"I don't know...that much help." 47 secs.
- What is the relation between the song "Night Parade" and the album cover artwork?
"When I finished...as the Night Parade." 63 secs.
- Tell us about "Hold Back The Dawn'.
"Hold Back The Dawn...to your loved one." 45 secs.
- Tell us about "Go Back To Your Woods".
"Go Back To Your Woods...the story too." 84 secs.
- Tell us about "Soap Box Preacher".
"Soap Box preacher...pass you by." 66 secs.
- Tell us about "Day of Reckoning".
"Day of Reckoning...as loud can." 69 secs.
- Tell us about "What About Now".
"This next song, What About Now...let it be now." 32 secs.
- Tell us about "Shake This Town".
"Shake This Town...this town". 72 secs.
- Tell us about "Breaking The Rules".
"Breaking The Rules...to her." 33 secs.
- Tell us about "Sign Of The Rainbow".
"The Sign Of The Rainbow...something else." 84 secs.
- Do you have any plans to tour?
"I'm thinking about it...idea." 6 secs.
- Storyville "Dixie Jam" clip. (Vocal 66 secs.)
- Radio Program - Segment One (intro) (2:00)
- Radio Program - Segment Two (15:28)
- Radio Program - Segment Three (15:50)
- Radio Program - Segment Four (15:12)
Robbie Robertson - The Story of Storyville - 1991 - Geffen 91102
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