Stoneman Has A Rare Conversation With T Bone Burnett

April 22, 2019

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I had a great and rare opportunity to talk to one of the most sought after producer/calibrator/musician arounf today,T Bone Burnett.  We talked about making movie soundtracks and being asked to producing some of the biggest names in music, plus talking about his new release "THE INVISIBLE LIGHT: ACOUSTIC SPACE" .  

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But first, some of T Bone's background:

GRAMMY AWARDS

Producer of the Year, Non-Classical (2001)

Record of the Year:         “Please Read the Letter” (Robert Plant & Alison Krauss / 2008)

Album of the Year:         “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” (2001)

                                                “Raising Sand” (Robert Plant & Alison Krauss / 2008)

Best Compilation Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture, Television, or Other Visual Media:  

  • “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” (2001)
  • “Walk the Line” (2006)
  • “Crazy Heart” (2010)

 

Best Contemporary Folk/Americana Album: “Raising Sand”  (Robert Plant & Alison Krauss / 2008)

Best Traditional Folk Album:                      “Down from the Mountain” (2001)

Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album:          “A Wonderful World” (Tony Bennett & K.D. Lang / 2004)

Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television, or Other Visual Media:

  • “The Scarlet Tide” (2004)
  • “The Weary Kind” (from “Crazy Heart” / 2010)

 

Best Song Written for Visual Media: “Safe & Sound” (from “The Hunger Games” / 2012)

 

Academy Awards (Oscars)

Best Original Song:          “The Weary Kind” (from “Crazy Heart” / 2010)

 

Golden Globe Awards

Best Original Song:          “The Weary Kind” (from “Crazy Heart” / 2010)

 

Country Music Association (CMA) Awards

Album of the Year:          “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” (2001)

Single of the Year:           “I Am A Man of Constant Sorrow” (2001)

 

Academy of Country Music (ACM) Awards

Album of the Year:          “O Brother Where Art Thou?” (2002)

Vocal Event of the Year:                “I Am A Man of Constant Sorrow” (2002)

 

T BONE  BURNETT   -   Solo & Band Albums

The Alpha Band

The Alpha Band

1977

The Alpha Band

The Alpha Band

1977

T Bone Burnett

The Statue Makers of Hollywood

1978

T Bone Burnett

Truth Decay

1980

T Bone Burnett

Proof Through The Night

8/31/1980

T Bone Burnett

Trap Door (EP)

8/11/1982

T Bone Burnett

Behind The Trap Door

1984

T Bone Burnett

T Bone Burnett

1986

T Bone Burnett

The Talking Animals

6/15/1987

T Bone Burnett

The Criminal Under My Own Hat

7/14/1992

T Bone Burnett

Twenty Twenty: The Essential T Bone Burnett

5/16/2006

T Bone Burnett

The True False Identity

5/16/2006

T Bone Burnett

Tooth of Crime

5/13/2008

Various Artists

T-Bone Burnett Presents The Speaking Clock Revue: Live From the Beacon Theater

10/18/2011

Jay Bellerose, Keefus Ciancia, and T Bone Burnett

 

The Invisible Light: Acoustic Space

 

Film & Soundtrack Credits

Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night

TV Special

Music Director

1/3/1988

Great Balls of Fire! Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Soundtrack

Producer

6/8/1989

Until the End of the World

Soundtrack

Vocals, Producer

12/10/1991

Prêt-à-Porter 

Soundtrack

Producer

12/23/1994

Stealing Beauty

Soundtrack

Producer

5/28/1996

Horse Whisperer

Soundtrack

Producer

6/2/1998

Clay Pigeons

Soundtrack

Producer

9/22/1998

The Big Lebowski

Film

Musical Archivist

3/6/1998

O Brother Where Art Thou?

Soundtrack

Producer

12/5/2000

O Brother Where Art Thou?

Film

Music Producer, Original Music

12/22/2000

Down from the Mountain: Live Concert Performances by the Artists & Musicians of O Brother, Where Art Thou?

Soundtrack

Producer

7/24/2001

The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Soundtrack

Producer

5/28/2002

The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood

Film

Composer

6/7/2002

Crossing Jordan Music From the NBC Television Series

Soundtrack

Executive Producer

2003

Cold Mountain

Soundtrack

Producer

12/16/2003

Cold Mountain

Film

Executive Music Producer

12/25/2003

The Ladykillers

Soundtrack

Producer

3/23/2004

Walk the Line

Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Producer

1/15/2005

Don't Come Knocking

Film

Executive Music Producer, Composer

 

 

8/25/2005

 

 

 

Walk the Line

Film

Executive Music Producer, Composer

11/18/2005

Across the Universe

Film

Music Producer

1/12/2007

All The Kings Men

Film

Executive Music Producer

9/14/2007

Across the Universe

Soundtrack

Producer

9/14/2007

Crazy Heart

Film

Producer, Songwriter, Composer

12/19/2009

Crazy Heart

Soundtrack

Producer

1/19/2010

O Brother Where Art Thou?

Soundtrack

Producer

8/23/2011

Happy Feet Two

Soundtrack

Producer

11/15/2011

The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond

Soundtrack

Producer

3/20/2012

The Music of Nashville: Season 1, Volume 1

Soundtrack

Producer

11/11/2012

A Place at the Table

Soundtrack

Artist/Writer/ Producer

2/26/2013

The Music of Nashville: Season 1, Volume 2

Soundtrack

Producer

5/7/2013

Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

Soundtrack

Producer

6/4/2013

Inside Llewyn Davis

Soundtrack

Producer

11/12/2013

Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating to Music of Inside Llewyn Davis

Soundtrack

Producer

2/13/2014

True Detective

Soundtrack

Producer

8/14/2015

True Detective

Soundtrack

Producer

8/15/2015

An Inconvenient Truth

"Truth To Power" Single

Producer, Co-Writer

2017

True Detective Season 3

Soundtrack

Producer

7/11/1905

 

Producer Credits

Delbert McClinton and Glen Clark

Delbert & Glen

1972

Leo Kottke

Time Step

1972

Los Lobos

…And a Time to Dance

6/15/1983

Los Lobos

How Will the Wolf Survive?

1/1/1984

Marshall Crenshaw

Downtown

9/16/1985

Tommy Keene

Run Now

1986

Elvis Costello

King of America

2/21/1986

BoDeans

Love & Hope & Sex & Dreams

5/1/1986

Peter Case

Peter Case

1986

Tonio K.

Romeo Unchained

1986

Los Lobos

By The Light Of The Moon

7/7/1987

Leslie Philips

The Turning

8/14/1987

Elvis Costello

Out of Our Idiot

12/4/1987

Tonio K

Notes from the Lost Civilization

1988

Roy Orbison

Mystery Girl

2/1/1989

Elvis Costello

Spike

2/14/1989

Sam Philips

Indescribable  Wow

8/9/1988

Los Lobos

La Pistala y El Corazon

10/7/1988

Roy Orbison

Mystery Girl

2/7/1989

Roy Orbison

Black & White Night: Live

10/23/1989

Joe Henry

Shuffletown

8/31/1990

Leo Kottke

My Father's Face

10/25/1990

Sam Philips

Cruel Inventions

5/28/1991

Nitty Gritty

Live Twenty Five

7/16/1991

Bruce Cockburn

Nothing but a Burning Light

11/5/1991

Dirty Looks

Five Easy Pieces

11/10/1992

Spinal Tap

Break Like the Wind

3/17/1992

Wendy Matthews

Lily

9/28/1992

Roy Orbison

King of Hearts

10/20/1992

Steven Stories

Everything You Want (Nothing That You Need)

1993

A.J. Croce

A.J. Croce

5/25/1993

Counting Crows

August and Everything After

9/14/1993

BoDeans

Go Slow Down

10/1/1993

Bruce Cockburn

Dart to the Heart

3/1/1994

Sam Philips

Martinis & Bikinis

3/8/1994

Jackopierce

Bringing on the Weather

4/18/1994

Michael Petak

Pretty Little Lonely

8/16/1994

Jackopierce

Jackopierce

2/14/1995

Daniel Tashian

Sweetie

3/26/1996

Gillian Welch

Revival

4/9/1996

The Wallflowers

Bringing Down the House

5/21/1996

Jimmie Dale Gilmore

Braver New World

6/25/1996

Sam Philips

Omnipop

8/20/1996

David Poe

David Poe

9/23/1997

Tonio K.

Ole'

12/23/1997

The Surfers

Songs from the Pipe

7/21/1998

Gillian Welch

Hell Among The Yearlings

7/28/1998

Clay Pigeons

Clay Pigeons

9/22/1998

Eels

Electro-Shock Blues

10/20/1998

Sam Phillips

Zero Zero Zero: Best of Sam Phillips

3/23/1999

Joseph Arthur

Vacancy

5/11/1999

Freedy Johnston

Blue Days Black Nights

7/20/1999

Joseph Arthur

Come To Where I'm From

4/11/2000

Sam Philips

Fan Dance

7/31/2001

Evan and Jaron

Evan and Jaron

11/5/2000

Minibar

Road Movies

4/10/2001

Gillian Welch

Time (The Revelator)

7/31/2001

Natalie Merchant

Motherland

11/13/2001

Ralph Stanley

Ralph Stanley

6/11/2002

Tony Bennet & K.D. Lang

A Wonderful World

11/5/2002

Soundtrack

A Mighty Wind: The Album

4/16/2003

Sam Phillips

A Boot And A Shoe

4/27/2004

Rusty Truck

Broken Promises

9/23/2003

Ollabelle

Ollabelle

3/9/2004

Autolux

Future Perfect

10/26/2004

Adam Freeland

Back to Mine (Volume 21)

7/25/2005

Natalie Merchant

Retrospective: 1990-2005

9/27/2005

Bruce Cockburn

Speechless

11/27/2005

Cassandra Wilson

Thunderbird

4/4/2006

Ralph Stanley

A Distant Land to Roam

5/30/2006

Leslie Philips

The Definitive Collection

2/6/2007

Brandi Carlile

The Cover Story

4/3/2007

Robert Plant & Alison Krauss

Raising Sand

10/23/2007

BoDeans

Still

5/4/2008

John Mellancamp

Life Death Love and Freedom

7/15/2008

Rusty Truck

Luck's Changing Lanes

7/29/2008

Sam Phillips

The Disappearing Act: 1987-1998

8/5/2008

B.B. King

One Kind Favor

8/26/2008

Akiko

Akiko

10/22/2008

Moonalice

Moonalice

4/14/2009

Elvis Costello

Secrets, Profane, and Sugarcane

6/2/2009

Jakob Dylan

Women & Country

4/6/2010

Willie Nelson

Country Music

4/20/2010

Robert Randolph & The Family Band

We Walk this Road

6/21/2010

John Mellencamp

No Better Than This

8/17/2010

Ryan Bingham

Junky Star

8/31/2010

The Secret Sisters!

The Secret Sisters

10/12/2010

Betty Buckley

Bootleg: Boardmixes from the Road

10/13/2010

Elton John & Leon Russell

The Union

10/19/2010

Elvis Costello

National Ransom

11/2/2010

Gregg Allman

Low Country Blues

1/18/2011

Leon Russell

The Best of Leon Russell

4/5/2011

Steve Earle

I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive

4/29/2011

Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges

8/21/2011

The Cheiftains

Voice of Ages

2/21/2012

Lisa Marie Presley

Storm & Grace

5/12/2012

Elton John

The Diving Board

9/24/2012

Diana Krall

Glad Rag Doll

10/2/2012

Elvis Costello

In Motion Pictures

11/19/2012

The Secret Sisters

Put Your Needle Down

4/14/2014

Jack Clement

For Once and for All

7/15/2014

Betty Buckley

Ghostlight

9/16/2014

New Basement Tapes

Lost On The River

11/11/2014

John Mellencamp

Plain Spoken

11/23/2014

Punch Brothers

The Phosphorescent Blues

1/27/2015

Rhiannon Giddens

Tomorrow Is My Turn

2/10/2015

Mini Mansions

The Great Pretenders

3/23/2015

Striking Matches

Nothing But the Silence

3/24/2015

Elvis Costello

Unfaithful Music

10/13/2015

Punch Brothers

The Wireless

11/20/2015

Rhiannon Giddens

Factory Girl

11/27/2015

Elton John

Wonderful Crazy Night

2/5/2016

Steven Tyler

We're All Somebody From Somewhere

7/15/2016

Imelda May

Life Love Flesh Blood

4/7/2017

Sara Bareilles

Admist the Chaos

4/5/2019

Logan Ledger

Logan Ledger

10/4/2019