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Baby, Let Me Follow You Down (Live 1966 and the Last Waltz) – Bob Dylan

It won’t come as much of a surprise that I adore all the versions of this old folk number sung by Bob. I suppose if I had to choose a favourite it would be the Live 1966: The “Royal Albert

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Autumn Leaves (2015) – Bob Dylan

According to Bob Dylan, a singer has to have lived a little to get to the song’s meaning. “You sing that and you have to know something about love and loss and feel it just as much,” Dylan told AARP

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Arthur McBride (1992) – Bob Dylan

Oh, me and my cousin, one Arthur McBride As we went a-walkin’ down by the seaside Now mark what followed and what did betide For it bein’ on Christmas mornin’ Now, for recreation, we went on a tramp And we

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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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