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Never Ending Tour, 2003, Part 4: No flash in the pan

An index to the Never Ending Tour series of articles can be found here. So far in 2003…. 2003 part 1  2003 part 2 2003, part 3 By Mike Johnson (Kiwipoet) 2003 is one of Dylan’s most energetic and innovative … Continue reading

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Dirt Road Blues (1997) part 11 (postscript)

Previously in this series… Dirt Road Blues part 1: They going down 61 Highway Dirt Road Blues part 2: The troublingest woman I ever seen Dirt Road Blues part 3: But your brains are staying south Dirt Road Blues part … Continue reading

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Who’s Going To  Throw That Minstrel Boy A Coin

By Larry Fyffe A sorrowful ballad by an American Romantic “lieder” writer: Though battered and old Our hearts are bold Yet oft do we repine For the days of old For the days of gold For the days of forty-nine … Continue reading

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Dylan- Released/Unreleased- Clearwater 1976

By Aaron Galbraith and Tony Attwood Details of the earlier episodes of the Released/Unreleased series can be found at the end of the article. As with other pieces presented by the two of us, Aaron (in the US) selects the … Continue reading

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Never Ending Tour 2003, part 3, I know I’m only living

An index to the Never Ending Tour series of articles can be found here. 2003 part 1  2003 part 2 By Mike Johnson (Kiwipoet) At the start of my previous post, I spoke of the special musical alchemy Dylan created … Continue reading

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Love Sick Revisited Part 2

This article continues from part 1 which can be found here. By Achesko We all want to be the one to crack the code and find the absolute meaning in the song intended by Dylan, even when he scoffs at … Continue reading

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Love Sick Revisited

By Achesko What songs that get included in a Dylan studio recorded album, are a mystery to us, especially when many “masterpieces” like Blind Willie McTell, become outtakes. Perhaps, for Dylan, it is not important how “good” the song is … Continue reading

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Dirt Road Blues (1997) part 10 (final): Sit down, Winnie

Previously in this series… Dirt Road Blues part 1: They going down 61 Highway Dirt Road Blues part 2: The troublingest woman I ever seen Dirt Road Blues part 3: But your brains are staying south Dirt Road Blues part … Continue reading

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A Dylan cover a day: I contain multitudes

By Tony Attwood I’ve had a little pause in the Dylan cover a day series (there’s a full list of the 47 songs covered below) but have now gathered enough strength to carry on… and what better cover song to … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan Takes The Frosty Path

by Larry Fyffe The city-dwelling Romantic Transcendentalist poet in the lines below finds comfort from the memory of a sunlit breeze in the countryside: When all at once I saw a crowd A host of golden daffodils Beside the lake, … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan released and unreleased: the late night TV shows

By Aaron Galbraith and Tony Attwood Aaron: Bob appeared on Letterman in 1992 and performed Like A Rolling Stone. Just check out some of the musicians on stage with him here! Chrissie Hynde (guitar) Steve Vai (guitar) Carole King (piano) Jim … Continue reading

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Dirt Road Blues (1997) part 9 : And there will be nothing new in it

  by Jochen Markhorst IX         And there will be nothing new in it Gonna walk down that dirt road ’til everything becomes the same Gonna walk down that dirt road ’til everything becomes the same I keep on walking ’til … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan And John Fogerty

by Larry Fyffe Hecate, in ancient mythology, watches the crossroads at night; she represents the dark side of Diana, the latter being the bright moon-goddess, sister of Apollo, the sun-god. The following song lyrics warn everyone of the Gothic witch … Continue reading

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Dylan: the released and unreleased duets

by Aaron Galbraith in the USA and Tony Attwood in the UK A list of earlier articles from this series is given at the end. Aaron: I thought it would be fun to have Tony take a listen to some … Continue reading

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Dirt Road Blues (1997) part 8: You Ain’t Going Nowhere

Previously in this series… Dirt Road Blues part 1: They going down 61 Highway Dirt Road Blues part 2: The troublingest woman I ever seen Dirt Road Blues part 3: But your brains are staying south Dirt Road Blues part … Continue reading

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The art work to Bob Dylan’s Triplicate

by Patrick Roefflaer This is the 25th album of Bob Dylan’s for which the art work has been reviewed.  Details of the previous articles can be found here. 41 – Triplicate Released             March 31, 2017 Photographer    John Shearer Liner Notes         … Continue reading

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The Never Ending Tour: 2003, part 2, Pounding pianos and hectic harps

By Mike Johnson (Kiwipoet) An index to the Never Ending Tour series of articles can be found here. The previous episode (Things come alive or they fall flat) was published here. In 2003 we find some of the most exciting … Continue reading

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Dylan cover a day: I believe in you. Welcome to my funeral.

By Tony Attwood This is one of those moments where there is a cover version I have raved over so much on this site that I suspect most of the series’ dozen or so readers will know exactly where I … Continue reading

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Stuck Inside Of Memphis With The Highland Blues Again

by Larry Fyffe In his lyrics, singer/songwriter/musician oft expresses the trials and tribulations that a performer faces. Once a work is waxed in the black plastic of a vinyl record (though more likely burned on a CD in these modern … Continue reading

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Dirt Road Blues (1997) part 7: The pale and the leader

  by Jochen Markhorst VII        The pale and the leader I been lookin’ at my shadow, I been watching the colors up above Lookin’ at my shadow, watching the colors up above Rolling through the rain and hail, looking for … Continue reading

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