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Oh, Oh, Are We Gonna Fly: Bob Dylan's "You Ain't Goin' Nowhere"

One of the most treasured chapters in the legend of Bob Dylan tells the story surrounding his mysterious motorcycle accident in the summer of 1966 and his subsequent self-exile to his home in Woodstock, New York.   503 more words

Sing Like No One Is Listening

A Supposed Short Track to Dylan Cuts

There are a golden tonne of great Bob Dylan songs (excluding the ones where he’s blowing haphazardly into a blues harp).

By my reckoning, the following albums harbour the tastiest in his basket: 29 more words


Bob Dylan Reborn: The New Basement Tapes - Kansas City

I have two early memories linked to The Basement Tapes, the 1975 album by Bob Dylan and The Band, both linked to the moment of discovering that album. 224 more words


I Wish Grandma Lo-Fi is My Grandmother :(

It’s two in the morning, I just finished smoking yet another bowl, and I was trolling around the internet for something new to listen to – I do this most of the time seeing as I don’t have a life – and by chance I came across Grandma Lo-Fi on an old music blog that I have been following since a million internet years ago (around 7 years, I guesstimate – shout out… 219 more words

I Like Music Sometimes

Currently Excited About: The New Basement Tapes

The new album, Lost on the River, from the New Basement Tapes is finally on Spotify!

The New Basement Tapes—consisting of a series of tracks based on recently uncovered lyrics handwritten by Bob Dylan in 1967— showcase Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens, Taylor Goldsmith, Jim James and Marcus Mumford. 40 more words


Old, Weird Monday #1 - Greil Marcus, Bob Dylan and The AAFM

As the original intent of this blog was to provide a more eclectic range of music, I feel that my selections, although still spread across a range of pop, blues, rock and jazz, are starting to become more mainstream than the tunes I typically listen to and read about.   634 more words

Folk Music

The New Basement Tapes

The New Basement Tapes is a collective of musicians Elvis Costello, Rhiannon Giddens, Taylor Goldsmith, Jim James and Marcus Mumford. Their album… 149 more words