All posts tagged “Bob Dylan

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Shelter from the Storm

I remember seeing Dylan perform this on that Hard Rain TV special back when I was 15 or 16. I remember thinking, geez, I’ve never heard anything like this. Watching today, I think it still holds up, still exceptional.

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Rough and Rowdy Ways

The last thing I expected this spring was an album from old weird Bob Dylan that would stop me in my tracks, but that’s exactly what he delivered today with his first collection of original songs in 8 years. There were hints, when the stream… Read More

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Murder Most Foul

About the last thing I expected today was to hear a new 17 minute long song by old weird Bob Dylan. It’s more like a recitation than a song, with a lovely musical backdrop, a drifting narrative based around the assassination of JFK, filled with… Read More

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4th St.

I came across various covers of the tune 4th Street Messaround on YouTube, and I realized I know two tunes about 4th St. The first one is that old Memphis Jug Band tune. They were a great band and were very well recorded. If you… Read More