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Friday Nite Videos | January 10, 2020

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Bernie Sanders to Stephen Colbert: I Will Do Everything I Can To Stop A War With Iran. Soul Rebel Featuring Bunny Wailer and Manu Chao. Advocate | Movie. What If We Nuke a City? Top Science Breakthroughs of 2019.

Soul Rebel Featuring Bunny Wailer and Manu Chao

Bob Marley once said “One good thing about music, when it hits you feel no pain...” Enjoy Bunny Wailer, Manu Chao and Bushman singing the Wailer’s classic, “Soul Rebel,” along with musicians from around the world.

Friday Nite Videos | October 4, 2019

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Impeachment Is Broken. Impeach Trump, Anyway. Jokerman | John Cruz. The Day Shall Come | Movie. Trump Tries to Normalize His Criminal Behavior by Doing It in Public. Dr Quantum - Double Slit Experiment.

Jokerman | John Cruz

A new video from Playing for Change featuring John Cruz's soulful rendition of Bob Dylan's "Jokerman." Filmed on the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawai'i.

Friday Nite Videos | September 27, 2019

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Greta Thunberg Rips World Leaders at UN Over Climate. The Weight | Featuring Robbie Robertson. Trump Off the Rails. Elizabeth Warren's Anti-Corruption Plan. Don't Waste an Impeachment.

The Weight | Featuring Robbie Robertson

“The Weight” celebrates 50 years of this classic song and features musicians performing together across five continents, including Robbie Robertson and Ringo Starr

Friday Nite Videos | August 2, 2019

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Kentucky Wants to Break Up with Mitch McConnell. La Bamba | Playing For Change. What If We Ended the Injustice of Bail? Boris Johnson: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver. A Black Lady Sketch Show.

La Bamba | Playing For Change

We started this recording on a back porch in East Los Angeles With members of Los Lobos, And Then returned to the roots of the song in Veracruz, Mexico. As we traveled, musicians everywhere mixed the traditional and rock 'n' roll styles of "La Bamba" into a new Song Around The World.

Friday Nite Videos | July 26, 2019

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Trump Lies About Robert Mueller’s Testimony. Groove In G | Playing for Change. American Swamp | Four-Part Special Series. Student Debt in the U.S. Reaches an All-Time High. Opposition Leader Challenges Boris Johnson.

Groove In G | Playing For Change

We started this track in West Africa with a musical group named Tinariwen. We asked them to play a groove in the key of G, then as we traveled the world we added more musicians to the song. Over the course of our travels, it transformed into a global jam with its roots in the blues.

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