For me it´s always been like this: Bob Dylan is a singer first, then a poet. He must sing, he needs to sing, he sings. Yes, he has written the greatest songs of our times, but most of all I think he wrote them to have the right song to sing when he need them, … Continue reading ”Where Have You Been, My Blue Eyed Son?” – The Singer And The Song. About the performing artist – Bob Dylan.
Bob Dylans Bootleg Series har alltid vært en velsignelse, fra 1991 og til denne dag. Kunstnerens kreative overflødighetshorn formelig tryglet om denne behandlingen, både for å dokumentere en ustoppelig turnévirksomhet og for å dokumentere sanger og opptak av høy kvalitet, ”outtakes” og alternative versjoner, som av en eller annen, mer eller mindre forståelig grunn, ikke … Continue reading Fra “Trouble In Mind” til “Trouble No More” – A Simple Twist of Faith? Bob Dylan – Bootleg Series, Volume 13. Anmeldelse.
Bob Dylan´s Bootleg Series has always been a blessing, since 1991 and till this day. The creative wellspring of the artist begged for this treatment, both in the need of documenting an extraordinary life-spanning career of live performances and of documenting high quality songs and recordings, outtakes and alternative versions, that, for one reason or … Continue reading From “Trouble In Mind” to “Trouble No More” – A Simple Twist of Faith? Chapter Three: Bob Dylan – Bootleg Series, Volume Thirteen. The Music. A Review.
“Bob Dylan is the greatest singer of our times. No one is better. No one, in objective fact, is even very close. His versatility and vocal skills are unmatched. His resonance and feeling are beyond those of any of his contemporaries. More than his ability with words, and more than his insight, his voice is … Continue reading Bob Dylan – “Trouble No More – A Musical Film”. Anmeldelse.
"Bob Dylan is the greatest singer of our times. No one is better. No one, in objective fact, is even very close. His versatility and vocal skills are unmatched. His resonance and feeling are beyond those of any of his contemporaries. More than his ability with words, and more than his insight, his voice is … Continue reading From “Trouble In Mind” to “Trouble No More” – A Simple Twist of Faith? Chapter Two: Bob Dylan – A Musical Film Review.
"Come to Jesus today, let him show you the way/You're drifting to far from the shore" “Maybe when I was about ten, I started playing the guitar. I found a guitar… in the house that my father bought, actually. I found something else in there, it was kind of mystical overtones. There was a great … Continue reading From “Trouble In Mind” to “Trouble No More” – A Simple Twist of Faith? Chapter One.
Hvorfor "Trouble No More" egentlig? ”Trouble, No More” var for eksempel navnet på en Muddy Waters-singel i 1955, foregrepet av ”Worried Life Blues” med Brownie McGhee i 1946 (tydeligere slektskap i den enn med Big Maceos versjon i 1941), den ene inspirert av den andre i en eller annen tapning, én eller begge av Sleepy … Continue reading “Trouble No More” – stor dylansk filmkveld i Konserthusets Lille Sal, 26. oktober, kl 19.30.
I really don´t understand it, how much I try - how come "The Cox Family" isn´t a household name for all in love with Americana music? I just don´t understand it. Still - I know lots of people know and love Alison Krauss, as they should, and she is the best friend and the greatest … Continue reading An Angel Band, – The Cox Family
Guy Charles Clark was born in Texas, November 6th, in 1941, and he was meant to be larger than life. When he died in Nashville, 17th of May, 2016, it was like the death and the fall of this enormous grape-fruit tree we could see from the window, with roots all over the place, cracking … Continue reading One Hell of a Guy – The voice and songs of Guy Clark.
"These songs are some of the most heartbreaking stuff ever put on record and I wanted to do them justice. Now that I have lived them and lived through them I understand them better. They take you out of that mainstream grind where you’re trapped between differences which might seem different but are essentially the … Continue reading Bob Dylan + The Great American Songbook = True!