“Strap yourself to the tree with roots” – Waiting for Bob Dylan’s “Travelin’ Thru, 1967-69: 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”

Don´t The Singing Brakeman Look Good? – A Blazing Star – Jimmie Rodgers.

"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 + Country = True!

  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!