The colored lights are on stillwater in almost famous, but the light that shimmers brightest is the character of penny lane, the selfproclaimed band aid who, to. The band existed from 1973 to 1982 and was based in warner robins, georgia. William is barred from backstage until the opening band stillwater arrives and william flatters his way in. Early seventies rock band from troy, michigan and a major part of the 2000 movie, almost famous. Russell hammond, jeff bebe, larry fellows, and ed vallencourt almost famous. Almost famous 2000 soundtrack complete list of songs.
Almost famous is a 2000 comingofage film directed by cameron crowe, loosely based on crowes own teenage years as a music critic set in the 70s, the film follows the experiences of author avatar william miller patrick fugit, an aspiring teenage rock journalist who gets sucked headfirst into the world of rock when he goes on tour with a band named stillwater. Also home to the world famous eskimo joes bar and grill. The film is semiautobiographical, as crowe himself was a teenage writer for rolling stone. The answer is yes, but the band featured in the movie was completely fictional and based on several groups that crowe covered for rolling stone during the early 70s namely the eagles and led zeppel. All 68 songs from the almost famous 2000 movie soundtrack, with scene descriptions. The movies name comes from the name of the band s 1973 tour. Pearl jams mike mccready and crowes wife nancy wilson of heart are the creative forces behind stillwater, which features mccready on vocals. Fifteen years ago, almost famouscameron crowes poignant. Sep 21, 2000 reveals the real musicians behind the almost famous band a member of pearl jam and two 70s guitar prodigies make the music you hear in the film. The answer is yes, but the band featured in the movie was completely fictional and based on several groups that crowe covered for rolling stone during the early 70s namely the eagles and led zeppelin, among others. The 1973 mustache collective featured in writer director cameron crowes almost famous has. Apr 21, 20 almost famous largely chronicles williams ontheroad adventures with stillwater and their groupies, as he covered the band for his first feature for rolling stone. He follows a rock band called stillwater much to moms dismay played well by frances mcdormand on a almost famous tour with rockers, groupies and bandaids.
Stillwater discography the uncool the official site. Almost famous is a 2000 american comedydrama film written and directed by cameron crowe and starring billy crudup, frances mcdormand, kate hudson, and patrick fugit. The allman brothers band full concert 011682 university of florida. In almost famous, cameron crowe relives his glory days as a teen. See the cast of almost famous then and now screencrush. A highschool boy is given the chance to write a story for rolling stone magazine about an upandcoming rock band as he accompanies them on their concert tour. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and check out our resources for adapting to these times. The following video was part of a bbc special the old grey whistle test. However, the actual bands cameron crowe followed when he was a rolling stone reporter were the eagles, led zeppelin and a few others. Music talk who really sings for the fictional stillwater in almost famous of course jason lee is no way the singer. Sep, 2000 almost famous is a winner because crowe dares to wear his heart on his sleeve.
First saw the band on the old grey whistle test around 1975 playing sams jam on a show which also featured elvin bishop and other southern rock bands. Stillwater band poster from the almost famous untitled. Oct 12, 2000 the colored lights are on stillwater in almost famous, but the light that shimmers brightest is the character of penny lane, the selfproclaimed band aid who, to crowe, represents the soul of. With billy crudup, patrick fugit, kate hudson, frances mcdormand. Fictional band who star in cameron crowes film almost famous 2000. Ew reveals the real musicians behind the almost famous. Stillwater was the name of a real band signed to macon, georgias capricorn records label, which required the films producers to obtain permission to use the.
Almost famous is dramacomedy film about music, 70s music to be exact. In one famous scene, stillwater joins a singalong to the elton john song tiny dancer during a rough patch in their existence. Mar 26, 20 stillwater band poster from the almost famous untitled vinyl ltd edition stay safe and healthy. The almost famous stillwater from troy, mo is actually a composite of four or five bands i toured with back in the early 1970s a little lynyrd skynyrd, a lot of the allman brothers, some eagles, some neil young, and a large dose of led zeppelin. Their song mindbender charted in the top 100 singles in 1978. Stillwater tshirt almost famous movie band tour costume aid womens adult. Almost famous is a sweet and sentimental look at a teenage journalists. The film is semiautobiographical, as crowe himself had been a teenage writer for rolling stone. Stillwater discography the uncool the official site for. Pick up this stillwater shirt from their tour with the enemy and reminisce about the good old days out on the road with the band. The answer is yes, but the band featured in the movie was completely fictional and based on several read full biography.
William gets the opportunity to travel with up and coming band stillwater. Billy crudup broke hearts as stillwaters golden god russell. It tells the story of a teenage journalist writing for rolling stone in the early 1970s, his touring with the fictitious rock band stillwater, and his efforts to get his first cover story published. The stillwater string band is an acoustic trio from central massachusetts that plays a mix of contemporary and traditional music. Home to the greatest university in the world, oklahoma state. Track durations are not printed on the release but are timed from playback. The quiet rhythm section of stillwater, larry and silent ed dont say a whole lot throughout almost famous.
Sep 12, 2000 all 68 songs from the almost famous 2000 movie soundtrack, with scene descriptions. This release features each of the stillwater songs featured in the film almost famous. Almost famous is a winner because crowe dares to wear his heart on his sleeve. Crowe had a strikingly similar experience at age 18 when he went on the road with the allman brothers band for three weeks. Guitarist russell hammond formerly of fizz merchant and blues reduction played by billy crudup.
Almost famous original score was composed by nancy wilson of. Cameron crowes 2000 movie, almost famous, left some wondering if stillwater was a real band or not. There was an actual country rock band named stillwater in the late 1970s who recorded two albums for capricorn records home of the allman brothers band. Peter frampton served as the music consultant on almost famous, he wrote two of the stillwater songs along with crowe and his then wife, nancy wilson and taught billy crudup how to play the guitar. Almost famous soundtrack music complete song list tunefind. Sep 14, 2016 almost famous had one of the most expensive music budgets for a film, ever. Stillwater was an american band of the 1970s, which played southern rock with a folk flair.
Almost famous is a 2000 comedydrama film written and directed by cameron crowe, telling the comingofage story of a teenage journalist writing for rolling stone magazine while covering a fictitious rock band named stillwater. Listen to and download the music, ost, score, list of songs and trailers. He ended up using the name stillwater for his fictional band in his movie almost famous. So the story is about 15yearold william miller patrick fugit who wants to be a writer, a rock writer, mind. All songs written by bebehammond except fine tooth comb by bebefellows and birmingham by bebevallencourt. Almost famous 2000 frequently asked questions imdb. The following video was part of a bbc special the old grey whistle test that was filmed at uncle sams in 1976.
The real stillwater were signed to the recording label capricorn records. Almost famous is a 2000 american comedydrama film written and directed by cameron. Stillwater perform fever dog with william patrick fugit and penny lane kate hudson watching. Miller will get to see what goes on behind the scenes in a famous band. Stillwater was an american band, based in warner robins, georgia, that played southern rock and was active from 1973 to 1984. Capricorn became famous for its role in spearheading southern rock in the seventies, with the allman brothers band at the forefront, but also including the marshall tucker band, elvin bishop and wet willie, among the more successful bands. Designed for saturday mornings, the show focused on the four members of stillwater as they fought whitecollar crime using their superpowers. Stillwater womens tshirt almost famous movie band tour ebay. Please practice handwashing and social distancing, and. There was an actual band from the 1970s named stillwater, too, and. Cameron crowe s 2000 movie, almost famous, left some wondering if stillwater was a real band or not.
Stillwater womens tshirt almost famous movie band tour white. If you find yourself enjoying a few songs by a phony band called stillwater, dont be too embarrassed. Stillwater band tour dates and concert tickets eventful. Almost famous turns 15 this week, which might make many of you once.1437 1163 671 277 351 470 704 293 199 852 1534 1425 665 658 1089 1519 713 886 936 1095 206 1606 533 714 1450 1449 1079 231 967 19 976 851 932 1091 771 244 695 1211 1075