VH1 Storytellers - Season 3

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


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Episode Guide

  • Tori Amos
    Tori Amos
    Episode 13
    Tori Amos, whose songs are often stories unto themselves, brings her angst-ridden songs to Storytellers. Appearing a little nervous, she gives some very personal anecdotes about her music. The songs include "Cornflake Girl", "Silent All These Years", and "Hey Jupiter".
  • R. E. M.
    R. E. M.
    Episode 12
    Michael Stipe, Mike Mills, and Peter Buck discuss their music and perform hits like "Losing My Religion", "Fall On Me", and "Man On The Moon". They also introduce some new songs from their latest album, "Up".
  • Tony Bennett featuring The Backstreet Boys
    The venerable and extremely popular Tony Bennett performs for an audience of 200 schoolchildren, (2nd through 5th grades). The show is dedicated to VH1's Save The Music campaign. Tony sings songs from his latest collection, "The Playground". He also does some of his well-known standards, and The Backstreet Boys contribute a couple of their hits. They join with Tony for "Swinging On A Star".moreless
  • John Mellencamp
    John Mellencamp
    Episode 10
    VH1 extends Storytellers to 90 minutes for a special performance by John Mellencamp. In the intimate Riviera Club in Chicago, John performs hits from his extensive catalog, including "Small Town", "Pink Houses", "Jack and Diane", and "Pop Singer". He also previews a few new songs, "Eden Is Burning", and "I'm Not Running Anymore".moreless
  • Stevie Nicks
    Stevie Nicks
    Episode 9
    Stevie weaves tales into her hits from her days with Fleetwood Mac, ("Dreams", "Landslide"), and her solo efforts, ("Stand Back", "Edge of Seventeen"). She takes questions from the audience after each song, and explains how the ideas take shape. She also performs "Rhiannon" solo, accompanying herself on the piano.
  • Natalie Merchant
    Natalie Merchant
    Episode 8
    Natalie brings her folksy vocal stylings to the Manhattan Theater. She performs her hits, including "These Are Days", "Carnival", and a few songs from her brand new "Ophelia" collection.
  • Meat Loaf
    Meat Loaf
    Episode 7
    Meat Loaf, (real name Marvin Aday), shows his knack for interacting with his audience in this episode. He chats with several people, and dedicates "Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth" to an audience member who remembered having her first kiss to that song. He also does a cover of Warren Zevon's "Lawyers, Guns and Money", and leads a sing-a-long on the chorus of "I Would Do Anything For Love".moreless
  • Sheryl Crow
    Sheryl Crow
    Episode 6
    Sheryl performs her hits, including "Leaving Las Vegas", "All I Wanna Do", "If It Makes You Happy", "My Favorite Mistake", and "Everyday Is A Winding Road". She is also joined by Stevie Nicks for duet on "Strong Enough".
  • Bonnie Raitt
    Bonnie Raitt
    Episode 5
    Bonnie discusses songs from her latest album, "Fundamental", and its Zimbabwean influences. She also performs hits from her smash album, "Nick of Time", including a moving version of "I Can't Make You Love Me".
  • Ringo Starr
    Ringo Starr
    Episode 4
    Ringo and his band The Roundheads perform his solo hits like "Photograph" and "It Don't Come Easy", and some of his Beatle songs, including "Octopus's Garden" and "With A Little Help From My Friends".
  • Hanson
    Episode 3
    Hanson perform in front of 200 elementary school kids, to benefit VH1's Save The Music effort. The songs include "Minute Without You", "Where's The Love", "Weird", and "Gimme Some Lovin".
  • Rod Stewart
    Rod Stewart
    Episode 2
    At New York's famous Supper Club, Rod brings his great rock and roll voice to an intimate setting, performing some of his classic hits. Selections include "Maggy May", "Tonight's The Night", "Ooh La La", "Hot Legs", and "Stay With Me".
  • Culture Club
    Culture Club
    Episode 1
    Culture Club perform their hits, including "Church of the Poison Mind", "Karma Chamelion", "Do You Really Want to Hurt Me", "Time", and "Miss Me Blind".