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Jason Isbell: Hiding Behind the Curtain

  • Aired: 04/11/2014
  • 02:18
  • Expires: 04/11/2017
  • Rating: NR
As he proves in his new concert special from Lincoln Center, Jason Isbell knows how to get inside the lives of the people he sings about. He tells us where this instinct comes from, and talks about the delicate balance he tries to reach between revealing and respecting his subject.
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Jason Isbell: Hiding Behind the Curtain
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Isbell describes the freedom of writing songs from other people's points of view.
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Live From Lincoln Center is made possible by a major grant from MetLife. The series is also made possible with generous support from the Robert Wood Johnson 1962 Charitable Trust, Thomas H. Lee and Ann Tenenbaum, The Robert and Renée Belfer Family Foundation, Mercedes T. Bass, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
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