Out of the blue, early December 2019, Badlands Online announced a strictly limited version, exclusively UK release of Bob Dylan's 50th Anniversary Collection from the days of 1969, just a month after the release of "Travelin Thru, 1967-69, Bootleg Series Vol 15" (which I posted about both before and after the release). The few sets … Continue reading “With his memories in a trunk” – Bob Dylan – 50th Anniversary Collection 1969
“Arise, arise,” he cried so loud In a voice without restraint “Come out, ye gifted kings and queens And hear my sad complaint A week where the debate of Bob Dylan's voice is "trending" in social media, might be the perfect week for the release of "Bootleg Series, Vol. 15", most of all an underlining … Continue reading Live By No Man’s Code! Bob Dylan’s “Travelin’ Thru, 1967-1969, Bootleg Series, Vol. 15”
At first, Bob Dylan's Bootleg Series, starting in 1991, came around the bend like a slow train. These days, it's really picking up speed. More like a freight train, actually. While we had to wait seven years for the second release, "Live 1966", this year's release follows "More Blood, More Tracks" from last year, "Trouble … Continue reading “Strap yourself to the tree with roots” – Waiting for Bob Dylan’s “Travelin’ Thru, 1967-69: Bootleg Series, Vol 15”
"Jimmie Rodgers of course is one of the guiding lights of the Twentieth Century whose way with song has always been an inspiration to those of us who have followed the path. A blazing star whose sound was and remains the raw essence of individuality in a sea of conformity, par excellence with no equal." … Continue reading Don´t The Singing Brakeman Look Good? – A Blazing Star – Jimmie Rodgers.
Bob Dylan´s love for country music is well known and started early, as he was listening to the country radio stations already as a child, getting "Grand Ole Opry", "Louisiana Hayride" and lots of other programs conveying the genre, and this music has been following him through all his career. One of his heroes … Continue reading Bob Dylan + Country = True!