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Michael Nesmith performs live at the Britt music festival, showcasing both circa-1960s/early '70s tunes from both The Monkees and his solo career... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Michael Nesmith ... Himself
Joe Chemay ... Himself - The Band
Luis Conte ... Himself - The Band
John Hobbs ... Himself - The Band
John Jorgenson ... Himself - The Band
Red Rhodes ... Himself - The Band

Directed by
Joshua White 
Produced by
Ward Sylvester .... executive producer
Kac Young .... producer
Original Music by
Michael Nesmith 
Cinematography by
Michael Franks (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Jason Dutcher 
Production Management
Chris Sackett .... production manager: Britt Festivals
Art Department
John Sanborn .... graphics
Sound Department
Lee Collett .... audio
Jim Hibbard .... 24 track sound
Mike McDonald .... live audio mix
Spencer Palermo .... audio assist (as Spence Palermo)
Camera and Electrical Department
Kieran 'KC' Illes .... gaffer (as K.C. Illes)
Scott Jonas .... camera
Craig Kelly .... camera
Tim Lay .... camera
Erich Lyttle .... camera
Roy Slocum .... video controller
Joe Smelser .... vtr operator
Music Department
Joe Chemay .... musician: bass guitar
Luis Conte .... musician: percussion
John Hobbs .... musician: keyboards
John Jorgenson .... musician: guitar/mandolin
Michael Nesmith .... musician: guitar/lead vocals
Red Rhodes .... musician: pedal steel guitar
Other crew
Rick Blake .... stage manager: Britt Festivals
Terrance Connolly .... stage crew: Britt Festivals
Steve Deacon .... road manager
Brent Gorman .... technical director: Britt Festivals
Steve McKeown .... technical director
P.J. Noxon .... production assistant: Britt Festivals
Scott Pinkerton .... road manager
Michael Sturgill .... stage crew: Britt Festivals

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Also Known As:
"Michael Nesmith Live at the Britt" - USA (long title)
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82 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Excellent concert film, showcasing both classics and more recent material, 6 March 2009
Author: InjunNose from Alabama

Backed by a first-rate band that includes sidemen both present (keyboardist John Hobbs and percussionist Luis Conte, both of whom appear on Nesmith's most recent album, "Rays") and past (the late, great steel guitarist Red Rhodes, whose long collaborative relationship with Nesmith began during the First National Band days), Papa Nez proves once again that he is one of the most talented songwriters in the world of popular music. The first half of "Live At the Britt" focuses on Nesmith's early career, hitting high points like 'Joanne', 'Silver Moon', and 'Some of Shelly's Blues'. He even acknowledges his stint in the Monkees with a slow, mellow recasting of 'Papa Gene's Blues'! During the concert's second half, the audience is treated to selections from Nesmith's then-new album "...tropical campfire's...", which range from the beautifully tranquil ('Yellow Butterfly') to the quirkily upbeat ('I Am Not That'). The show closes with another couple of oldies, 'Rio' and 'Different Drum' (which Nez performs alone on acoustic guitar). At eighty minutes, "Live At the Britt" is the perfect length--it doesn't go on too long, but it's not so brief that you wish there were more when it's over. Throughout the performance, Michael Nesmith is relaxed, dignified and in perfect form. It's nothing short of criminal that so many people still think of him as just "that guy from the Monkees" when he has produced a body of work that rivals Bob Dylan's and Paul Simon's.

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