Archive for the 'Bob Dylan' Category

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 […]

Thursday, November 6th, 2008

Following the amphetamine-paced frenzy of his 1966 European tour, Bob Dylan retreated to his home in Woodstock, NY. It was there that, on July 29th, the artist crashed his Triumph 500 motorcycle. While the details of the crash, and subsequent injuries, remain somewhat of a mystery, Dylan, reflecting on the pivotal event, later stated in […]

Friday, June 20th, 2008

Album artwork: Does it indeed affect our listening experience, and if so, how? Scratch the Surface is a new feature on Aquarium Drunkard that that takes a look at some dubious/in(famous) cover art choices. Not surprisingly, we kick off the series with one of our favorite LPs, Bob Dylan’s Blood on the Tracks. I’ve always […]

Monday, June 2nd, 2008

Bob Dylan and session musicians :: Muscle Shoals, AL – 1980 (Recording the Saved LP) This weekend I watched the latest installment of the Under Review series continued focus on Bob Dylan entitled Both Ends Of The Rainbow. I believe this was number three in the Dylan series, taking us though his career from 1978 […]