True Blood

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True Blood Music Recap: A Jailbreak, A Funeral & A Beatles Song

This week’s episode — the second to last of a shortened, ten-part season — may have been the best, with a final goodbye to a longtime character and a particularly bloody jailbreak.

08/12/2013

Second time's the charm for Jessica and James. (John P. Johnson/HBO)

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: Death, Lust & Led Zeppelin’s ‘In The Evening’

Over the course of its five seasons, “True Blood” has consistently been one of the best shows on television not only for fans of vampires but for music fans as well. Each episode is named after a […]

07/29/2013

Bill Flynn/Warlow played by Rob Kazinsky. photo: John P. Johnson courtesy of HBO

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: ‘At Last’

Over the course of its five seasons, “True Blood” has consistently been one of the best shows on television not only for fans of vampires but for music fans as well. Each episode is named after a song title, and a number of artists have contributed new recordings to the show. Every week during season six, Radio.com will check in with “True Blood” Music Supervisor Gary Calamar, who has been nominated for GRAMMYs twice for his work on the show.

07/08/2013

Rikki, played by Kelly Overton. (John P. Johnson/HBO)

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: ‘You’re No Good’ – But The Plastiscines Are

Every week during season six, Radio.com will check in with “True Blood” Music Supervisor Gary Calamar to see which songs made the cut. This week, the Plastiscines have their way with a classic.

07/01/2013

Photo Credit: John P. Johnson/HBO

‘True Blood’ Music Recap: Mikky Ekko Subs In For Eric Burdon

Over the course of its five seasons, “True Blood” has consistently been one of the best shows on television not only for fans of vampires but for music fans as well. Each episode is named […]

06/17/2013

Alexander Skarsgård and Ana Paquin photo credit: John P. Johnson

‘True Blood’ Finale Gets Musical Touch From Creator Alan Ball

Which “Save Yourself” song would “True Blood” choose? There are several with that title: blues-rocker Jonny Lang, Americana singer-songwriter James McMurtry, indie rocker Sharon Van Etten, thrash metal legends Overkill, guitar-god Michael Schenker and noted True Blood fan Snoop Dogg all have songs by that name.

08/27/2012

Anna Paquin, Ryan Kwanten. photo: John P. Johnson

This Week’s “True Blood”: Sookie “Against” John Mellencamp?

On this week’s episode, Sookie may have added to her problems by insulting a heartland rocker so ornery he named himself “Little Bastard.”

08/21/2012

Jim Parrack, Deborah Ann Woll, and Ryan Kwanten/Photo credit John P. Johnson

From Sun Records To Katy Perry, ‘True Blood’ Shows Musical Variety

This week’s episode of HBO’s True Blood covered a wide array of music, including classic blues from Chess Records (John Lee Hooker), early rock and roll from Sun Records (Carl Perkins) and a somewhat more recent pop star (Katy Perry).

08/14/2012

Pictured – Alexander Skarsgard/ photo credit: John P. Johnson

This Week’s “True Blood”: “Everybody Wants To Rule The World,” Alcide Is A Wallflowers Fan

This week’s episode of HBO’s True Blood was titled “Everybody Wants To Rule The World,” so fans figured that the song of that name would be running during the show’s end credits. And that’s what happened: except that it wasn’t the familiar Tears For Fears version.

08/06/2012

photo credit: John P. Johnson

Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used To Know”: Too Popular For True Blood?

“We tried a few things over the love scene, but when we cut in Howlin Wolf’s blues classic ‘Smokestack Lightning’ we all knew this was the one to capture the wild sexuality of Alcide and Rikki.”

07/31/2012

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