Wednesday, April 19, 2023 – Rodney Crowell released the video for "Lucky," a song on his forthcoming disc, "The Chicago Sessions."
The clip features Crowell wearing John Lennon's legendary suit worn during the opening of The Beatles' debut film "A Hard Day's Night."
Crowell said, "For the past 30-odd-years I've owned the suit John Lennon wore in the opening scene of 'A Hard Day's Night,' a birthday gift from Rosanne Cash courtesy of a Sotheby's auction of Fab Four memorabilia. I've worn it in public a few times, once on the David Letterman show and before that on a country music award telecast. Only Roger Miller ever took notice. Smiling, he made the keen-eyed comment, 'I like your teddy boy suit, Rodney.' For the 'Lucky' video, we hit on the idea of paying tribute to '60s black and white, rock and roll TV shows like Hullabaloo and Shindig. For me, the wardrobe choice was simple: Saville Row gaberdine."
Joshua Britt & Neilson Hubbard-directed the video.
Crowell previously released the video for the album's first single, "Everything at Once," which features footage filmed at The Loft during recording. A co-write with album producer Jeff Tweedy, the song walks a tightrope between hope and despair.
"The Chicago Sessions" will be out Mauy 5 on New West Records.
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