T Bone Burnett

Joseph Henry "T Bone" Burnett III is an American record producer, musician, and songwriter.

Down from the Mountain (2001)

On May 24, 2000, the historic Ryman Auditorium was booked to offer Nashvillians an evening of sublime beauty. Label executives and soundtrack producers so loved the music of O Brother, Where Art Thou? that they brought it to life as a benefit concert for the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Hegedus  •  D. A. Pennebaker  •  Nick Doob
CAST:  Alison Krauss  •  Emmylou Harris  •  Gillian Welch  •  Ralph Stanley

On May 24, 2000, the historic Ryman Auditorium was booked to offer Nashvillians an evening of sublime beauty. Label executives and soundtrack producers so loved the music of O Brother, Where Art Thou? that they brought it to life as a benefit concert for the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Hegedus  •  D. A. Pennebaker  •  Nick Doob
CAST:  Alison Krauss  •  Emmylou Harris  •  Gillian Welch  •  Ralph Stanley

Heaven's Gate (1980)

Harvard graduate James Averill is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners fight the immigrants with the help of Nathan ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Cimino
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  Christopher Walken  •  John Hurt  •  Isabelle Huppert

Harvard graduate James Averill is the sheriff of prosperous Jackson County, Wyo., when a battle erupts between the area's poverty-stricken immigrants and its wealthy cattle farmers. The politically connected ranch owners fight the immigrants with the help of Nathan ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Cimino
CAST:  Kris Kristofferson  •  Christopher Walken  •  John Hurt  •  Isabelle Huppert

The Soul of a Man (2003)

In "The Soul of A Man," director Wim Wenders looks at the dramatic tension in the blues between the sacred and the profane by exploring the music and lives of three of his favorite blues artists: Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J. B. Lenoir. Part history, part ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Chris Thomas King  •  Keith B. Brown  •  J.B. Lenoir

In "The Soul of A Man," director Wim Wenders looks at the dramatic tension in the blues between the sacred and the profane by exploring the music and lives of three of his favorite blues artists: Skip James, Blind Willie Johnson and J. B. Lenoir. Part history, part ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Wim Wenders
CAST:  Laurence Fishburne  •  Chris Thomas King  •  Keith B. Brown  •  J.B. Lenoir

Renaldo and Clara (1978)

Filmed in the autumn of 1975 prior to and during Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue tour – featuring appearances and performances by Ronee Blakley, T-Bone Burnett, Jack Elliott, Allen Ginsberg, Arlo Guthrie, Ronnie Hawkins, Roger McGuinn, Joni Mitchell, Mick Ronson, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Dylan
CAST:  Bob Dylan  •  Joan Baez  •  Sara Dylan  •  Ronnie Hawkins

Filmed in the autumn of 1975 prior to and during Bob Dylan's Rolling Thunder Revue tour – featuring appearances and performances by Ronee Blakley, T-Bone Burnett, Jack Elliott, Allen Ginsberg, Arlo Guthrie, Ronnie Hawkins, Roger McGuinn, Joni Mitchell, Mick Ronson, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Dylan
CAST:  Bob Dylan  •  Joan Baez  •  Sara Dylan  •  Ronnie Hawkins

John Mellencamp: It's About You (2012)

It's About You is a 2012 music documentary film directed by father and son duo Ian & Kurt Markus. The films focus regards John Mellencamps 2009 tour with Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson and the recording of his new album in the month and a half of the tour. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kurt Markus  •  Ian Markus
CAST:  Kurt Markus  •  John Mellencamp  •  Bob Dylan  •  Willie Nelson

It's About You is a 2012 music documentary film directed by father and son duo Ian & Kurt Markus. The films focus regards John Mellencamps 2009 tour with Bob Dylan and Willie Nelson and the recording of his new album in the month and a half of the tour. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kurt Markus  •  Ian Markus
CAST:  Kurt Markus  •  John Mellencamp  •  Bob Dylan  •  Willie Nelson

The Union (2011)

In November 2009, filmmaker Cameron Crowe began filming a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the album The Union, a collaboration between musicians Elton John and Leon Russell, who hadn't spoken to one another in 38 years prior to beginning work on the album ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Elton John  •  Leon Russell  •  T Bone Burnett

In November 2009, filmmaker Cameron Crowe began filming a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the album The Union, a collaboration between musicians Elton John and Leon Russell, who hadn't spoken to one another in 38 years prior to beginning work on the album ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  Elton John  •  Leon Russell  •  T Bone Burnett

Roy Orbison and Friends: A Black and White Night (1988)

Recorded live at the Coconut Grove in Los Angeles, Roy is joined by an eclectic ensemble of rock and roll superstars including Jackson Browne, Elvis Costello, T-Bone Burnett, J.D. Souther, Jennifer Warnes, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Springsteen and Tom Waits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Mitchell
CAST:  Roy Orbison  •  Jackson Browne  •  T Bone Burnett  •  Elvis Costello

Recorded live at the Coconut Grove in Los Angeles, Roy is joined by an eclectic ensemble of rock and roll superstars including Jackson Browne, Elvis Costello, T-Bone Burnett, J.D. Souther, Jennifer Warnes, k.d. lang, Bonnie Raitt, Bruce Springsteen and Tom Waits.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tony Mitchell
CAST:  Roy Orbison  •  Jackson Browne  •  T Bone Burnett  •  Elvis Costello

This So-Called Disaster: Sam Shepard Directs "The Late Henry Moss" (2003)

Director Michael Almereyda's documentary on the weeks just prior to Sam Shepard's stage production of his play "The Late Henry Moss."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Nick Nolte  •  Sam Shepard

Director Michael Almereyda's documentary on the weeks just prior to Sam Shepard's stage production of his play "The Late Henry Moss."  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Almereyda
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Woody Harrelson  •  Nick Nolte  •  Sam Shepard

Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued (2014)

A documentary that goes behind the scenes with some of today's most talented songwriters as they make new music based on long-lost, newly discovered lyrics from Bob Dylan's legendary Basement Tapes sessions. T Bone Burnett brings Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Jones
CAST:  T Bone Burnett  •  Elvis Costello  •  Rhiannon Giddens  •  Jim James

A documentary that goes behind the scenes with some of today's most talented songwriters as they make new music based on long-lost, newly discovered lyrics from Bob Dylan's legendary Basement Tapes sessions. T Bone Burnett brings Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sam Jones
CAST:  T Bone Burnett  •  Elvis Costello  •  Rhiannon Giddens  •  Jim James

Inside 'Inside Llewyn Davis' (2014)

A 42-minute making-of documentary, "Inside 'Inside Llewyn Davis,'" produced and directed by David Prior. A number of cast and key crew people are interviewed, but, not surprisingly, the Coens, music supervisor T-Bone Burnett, and lead Oscar Isaac dominate the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Prior
CAST:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Oscar Isaac  •  John Goodman

A 42-minute making-of documentary, "Inside 'Inside Llewyn Davis,'" produced and directed by David Prior. A number of cast and key crew people are interviewed, but, not surprisingly, the Coens, music supervisor T-Bone Burnett, and lead Oscar Isaac dominate the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Prior
CAST:  Joel Coen  •  Ethan Coen  •  Oscar Isaac  •  John Goodman

Elvis Costello: Mystery Dance (2013)

Elvis Costello: Mystery Dance, the first-ever documentary portrait of one of the greatest musicians and songwriters of our time. Assured of Costello’s full collaboration, exclusive access to his extensive archive and with the full participation of his record ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Kidel
CAST:  Elvis Costello  •  Allen Toussaint  •  Paul McCartney  •  Mark Ellen

Elvis Costello: Mystery Dance, the first-ever documentary portrait of one of the greatest musicians and songwriters of our time. Assured of Costello’s full collaboration, exclusive access to his extensive archive and with the full participation of his record ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Kidel
CAST:  Elvis Costello  •  Allen Toussaint  •  Paul McCartney  •  Mark Ellen

The Making of Elton John: Madman Across the Water (2010)

Documentary exploring Elton John's childhood, apprenticeship in the British music business, sudden stardom in the US at the dawn of the 70s and his musical heyday. Plus the backstory to the album reuniting him with Leon Russell, his American mentor. Features ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Dunn
CAST:  Elton John  •  Leon Russell  •  Bernie Taupin  •  T Bone Burnett

Documentary exploring Elton John's childhood, apprenticeship in the British music business, sudden stardom in the US at the dawn of the 70s and his musical heyday. Plus the backstory to the album reuniting him with Leon Russell, his American mentor. Features ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Dunn
CAST:  Elton John  •  Leon Russell  •  Bernie Taupin  •  T Bone Burnett

Roy Orbison: One of the Lonely Ones (2015)

Using previously unseen performances, a biography of rock balladeer Roy Orbison told through his own voice, casting new light on the triumphs and tragedies that beset his career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Marre
CAST:  Clarke Peters  •  Alex Orbison  •  Roy Orbison Jr.  •  Wesley Orbison

Using previously unseen performances, a biography of rock balladeer Roy Orbison told through his own voice, casting new light on the triumphs and tragedies that beset his career.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeremy Marre
CAST:  Clarke Peters  •  Alex Orbison  •  Roy Orbison Jr.  •  Wesley Orbison

The American Epic Sessions (2016)

Jack White and T Bone Burnett invite today’s greatest artists to test their skills against the long-lost machine that recorded their musical idols and forebears. The producers have, over a decade rebuilt, a 1920s recording system, timed by a weight-driven system of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard MacMahon
CAST:  Jack White  •  T Bone Burnett  •  Willie Nelson  •  Merle Haggard

Jack White and T Bone Burnett invite today’s greatest artists to test their skills against the long-lost machine that recorded their musical idols and forebears. The producers have, over a decade rebuilt, a 1920s recording system, timed by a weight-driven system of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bernard MacMahon
CAST:  Jack White  •  T Bone Burnett  •  Willie Nelson  •  Merle Haggard

Bob (2001)

Loosing your apartment is as easy as loosing a tooth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Diliberto
CAST:  T Bone Burnett  •  Emma Warg  •  Derrick Strickland  •  Steven M. Porter

Loosing your apartment is as easy as loosing a tooth.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Diliberto
CAST:  T Bone Burnett  •  Emma Warg  •  Derrick Strickland  •  Steven M. Porter

Celebrating the Man in Black: The Making of Walk the Line (2006)

A documentary about the life of Johnny Cash and the making of Walk the Line (2005).  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  T Bone Burnett  •  John Carter Cash  •  Johnny Cash  •  Jack Clement

A documentary about the life of Johnny Cash and the making of Walk the Line (2005).  (more)

DIRECTION: 
CAST:  T Bone Burnett  •  John Carter Cash  •  Johnny Cash  •  Jack Clement