VH1 Storytellers - Season 4

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


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Episode Guide

  • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
    Tom Petty talks about how he writes his songs, and even writes one on the spot. His performance includes hits "I Won't Back Down", "Free Falling", "You Wreck Me", and "You Don't Know How It Feels".
  • Tom Waits
    Tom Waits
    Episode 2
    Tom Waits tells us some bizarre stories, and performs some of his songs. Included are "Ol '55", "Downtown Train", and "Jersey Girl".
  • Dave Matthews featuring Tim Reynolds
    Accompanied by guitarist Tim Reynolds, Dave charms the audience with his stories about 'my worship of women', and performs songs from his repertoire, including "Crush", "Tripping Billies", "Crash Into Me", and "Don't Drink The Water". He makes several references to 'altered states of conciousness'.
  • Jewel
    Episode 4
    Jewel begins by reading from her book of poetry, "Night Without Armor", then weaves some stories about her songs. Among the selections she perform include "Just Leave Me Alone", "Jupiter", "You Were Meant For Me", and "Angel".
  • Alanis Morissette
    Alanis Morissette
    Episode 5
    Alanis gets up close and personal with her audience at the Roxy in New York City. She introduces each song with details of the emotions she felt while writing. Her songs include "You Learn", "Thank You", Hand In My Pocket", and "You Oughta Know".
  • Def Leppard
    Def Leppard
    Episode 6
    Co-insiding with the VH1 original movie, "The Def Leppard Story", and the release of "Euphoria", the band's latest album, the Lepps discuss their history and perform some of their hits. Included are "Two Steps Behind", "Hysteria", "Pour Some Sugar On Me", and "Rock Of Ages".
  • David Bowie
    David Bowie
    Episode 7
    David discusses some of the processes by which he wrote his songs. In particular, he informs us that during 1974-1977, he was deeply distressed and negative, and the lyrics in his songs from that period reflect those emotions.
  • Lenny Kravitz
    Lenny Kravitz
    Episode 8
    Lenny's music is a mixture of varying styles. Here he talks about writing a song "Thinking Of You", for his mother who had died. He also tells of helping a young girl who was working the street, in a song titled "My Precious Love". He also performs hits from his career, including "Are You Gonna Go My Way", and "Fly Away".moreless
  • Wyclef Jean & Friends
    Wyclef talks about his songs, and performs some of them, including "New Day", "Guantanamera", "Gone Till November", "Maria Maria", and "My Love Is Your Love". He is joined by friends Bono and Sheila E., and his band "The Refugee All-Stars".
  • Storytellers at Sundance
    Singer-songwriters Aimee Mann, Dwight Yoakam, Lisa Loeb, and John Popper of Blues Traveler take the stage at Park City, Utah. Each of them talk about the role of music in film. Part of the Sundance Film Festival, this event is webcast live at 4:30 pm., and users can e-mail their questions directly in for the artists to respond.moreless