VH1 Storytellers - Season 2

Sunday 10:00 PM on VH1 Premiered Jun 02, 1996 In Season


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Episode Guide

  • The Bee Gees
    The Bee Gees
    Episode 1
    The Bee Gees perform hits from their thirty year career. In the stripped-down 'unplugged' style, they roll out songs like "Lonely Days", "Jive Talkin", "To Love Somebody", and some from their record-breaking "Saturday Night Fever" soundtrack album.
  • Phil Collins
    Phil Collins
    Episode 2
    Phil was in the middle of a world tour when he stopped to do this show. His performance included his solo hits "In The Air Tonight" and "Sussudio", Genesis songs "I Can't Dance" and "Since I Lost You", and some audience requests, including "I Wish It Would Rain"
  • Johnny Cash & Willie Nelson
    The two country legends, (and longtime outlaw buddies), tell jokes and accompany each other on tunes from their songbooks. Willie croons "Crazy", which he wrote for Patsy Cline in 1959, while Johnny sings "Folsom Prison Blues". They trade guitar licks on an extended version of "Ghost Riders In The Sky".
  • John Fogerty
    John Fogerty
    Episode 4
    The former leader of Creedence Clearwater Revival strips down an amazing set of hits. Talking softly, but belting out his trademark vocals, he performs "Proud Mary", "Fortunate Son", "Bad Moon Rising", "Who'll Stop The Rain", and many others.
  • Elton John - Live 90
    Sir Elton John performs, as VH1 presents its first live broadcast of Storytellers. On the evening of September 19, 1997, at a packed House of Blues in New Orleans, Elton tells some emotional stories about some of his biggest hits, and some lesser-known gems. Songs include "Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me", "Bennie And The Jets", "Your Song", "Daniel", "Levon", and "I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues". Bernie Taupin, Elton's lyricist, is on hand to share some insight into the origins of the songs.moreless
  • Counting Crows
    Counting Crows
    Episode 6
    Riding a wave of critical and commercial success, the Counting Crows, led by Adam Duritz, perform an array of their hits, including "Rain King", "Mr. Jones", and "Long December".
  • Paul Simon
    Paul Simon
    Episode 7
    Taped at the Selwyn Theater in New York, Paul performs some of his solo hits, a few Simon & Garfunkel classics, and previews songs from his new Broadway show, "Capeman".
  • Sarah McLachlan
    Sarah McLachlan
    Episode 8
    Sara performs her hits, including "Adia", "Building a Mystery", and "Angel". She is joined by Paula Cole for a rendition of "Elsewhere".