Archive for the 'Bob Dylan' Category

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

Since the beginning of Bob Dylan’s imprint on popular culture his material has had the rare ability to transcend race, space and time. While you may have a number of these covers scattered throughout your collection, there is no denying Ace Records did a commendable job last year gathering up and framing twenty Dylan tracks […]

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Bob Dylan is no easy cover. His distinctive voice, both vocally and lyrically, make it nearly impossible for many artists to capture the proper temperament. There are even some Dylan lyrics that just sound, well, wrong coming from the throats of anyone but him. Antony Hegarty’s gift for interpreting the music of others, however, has […]

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

While most of the Dylan news of late has surrounded the upcoming, October, release of ninth entry in the official bootleg series (The Witmark Demos: 1962-1964), last month the new Dylan biography Bob Dylan In America was published by Doubleday. We have five copies to give away to AD readers. To enter, leave a comment […]

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

As nice as the official ‘bootleg series’ releases have been over the past 10+ years, it’s the unofficial stacks I regularly find myself turning to when looking for an off-kilter Dylan fix. Long available in trading circles (at times known as the Yesterday bootleg) the following two sessions were cut in ’69 and ’70 at […]

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

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Wednesday, May 20th, 2009

Remember that travel book on Memphis and the Delta Blues trail we spent 2.5 months traveling around the region working on?  Well, it’s now out.  If you are in L.A., come by STORIES bookstore tonight for the release event.  The wife and I will be discussing the book, our friends Le Switch will be playing, […]

Monday, March 30th, 2009

Today, Bob Dylan fans got an early taste of the artists upcoming LP, Together Through Life, by way of a free MP3 off his site.  This is Dylan’s 46th release.  Fellow Larry Brown enthusiasts may have noticed that the image used on the cover of Dylan’s upcoming album was also used on the cover of […]

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

AD reader, tim crimson, reminded me of this great clip from 1966 of Dylan playing “Can’t Leave Her Behind” filmed in a Glasgow hotel room, with Robbie Robertson, while on tour in the UK. While the general consensus among the Dylan faithful is that the following is the only known recording of the tune (and […]

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

As mentioned a couple of weeks ago in Bob Dylan :: After The Crash (1967-1970), back in 2005 AD posted the unreleased tracks from Bob Dylan and Johnny Cash’s 1968 sessions. With the Legacy reissue of Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison and the October release of Bob Dylan’s Bootleg Series Volume 8 (more on that […]