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All I Really Want To Do – Bob Dylan

‘I ain’t lookin’ to compete with you Beat or cheat or mistreat you Simplify you, classify you Deny, defy or crucify you All I really want to do Is, baby, be friends with you’ Warning this post includes a potentially

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All Along The Watchtower – Bob Dylan (live Vancouver 11-11-1978)

If it were not for Bob Dylan writing so many great songs, I would probably be listening to more classical music. Today we look at All Along The Watchtower, a Dylan song which became so famous because Jimi Hendrix covered

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‘Abandoned Love’ (revisited) – Bob Dylan

The next song in the library is Bob Dylan’s Abandoned Love which has already been explored here in Is ‘Abandoned Love’ Bob Dylan’s saddest song? Click on the image below to revisit the song and peruse the engaging conversation.

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2 x 2 – Bob Dylan

Anyone that has followed my blog for some time is probably aware that I am a Bob Dylan fan. There are varying degrees of Bob Dylan appreciation ranging from those who listen occasionally to his greatest hits package all the

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Music homage films abound in 2019 (Beatles, Springsteen, Elton John & Bob Dylan)

After the big box-office smash hit Bohemian Rhapsody, film studios must have been wiping the dust off dozens of musical homage scripts faster than they could sing: ‘We will, we will rock you!’. Yesterday and Blinded By The Light In

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All Bob Dylan songs are now available on HIS official vevo you tube channel!

This is an extraordinary move coming from an artist that has been fiercely fighting bootleggers for most of his life and rigorously taking down videos on youtube. Talk about having Dylan at your fingertips. No longer do we have to

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Leonard Cohen’s ‘Come Healing’ and 5 other contemporary spiritual masterpieces

As far as musical sub-genres go, contemporary-spiritual music doesn’t get its just-deserts!  Heck, we might have got into the weeds professing our love for folk-rock and alternative seattle music, but when did you ever hear people spout on about ‘contemporary-spiritual

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Nina Simone – Ain’t Got No, I got Life

Nina Simone. I used to cross paths with her in New York City in the Village Gate nightclub. She was an artist I definitely looked up to. She recorded some of my songs that she learned directly from me, sitting

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The greatest cover up in history – The unheralded Robert Zimmerman

Few Hollywood insiders know that Robert Zimmerman’s nuanced acting performance in The Night We Called It a Day landed him a tonne of movie scripts. If you have seen Robert in this short music video; his manner holding the gun

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Fallen Angels – Bob Dylan

Like its predecessor, the masterpiece Shadows in the Night ( my review here), this album is enticing a whole new audience to the Bob Dylan musical repertoire; the type of audience which lounged their music away and didn’t think twice,

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