Sunshine By The Stars

Friday, May 29, 11 a.m. on Vermont PBS Plus
This program, hosted by Harry Connick Jr., features Louisiana's biggest music stars performing the popular song "You Are My Sunshine, " originally recorded by country star and former Louisiana Governor Jimmie Davis. See Harry Connick, Jr., and his band second-lining through the French Quarter, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews performing with his band on a New Orleans streetcar and country music star Tim McGraw leading fans in a spirited rendition. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Jerry Lee Lewis performs at his house in Memphis, Blues legend Buddy Guy plays at his club in Chicago. Grammy winners Wynton and Branford Marsalis join with their dad Ellis and brother Jason for a unique jazz version of the state song. The complete list of performers: Zion Harmonizers, Buddy Guy /guitar, vocals, Rebirth Brass Band, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Marsalis Family (Ellis Marsalis /piano, Branford Marsalis /saxophone, Wynton Marsalis /trumpet, Jason Marsalis /drums), The McMains Choir, Marsha Ball, Paul Groves, Michael Doucet, Rocking Doopsie, Luther Kent, Allen Toussaint, Zachary Richard, Buckwheat Zydeco, Jerry Lee Lewis, Better Than Ezra, Mickey Gilley, Tim McGraw, Harry Connick, Jr.
 

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