One year ago, on July 31, 2013, Bob Dylan performed “All Along The Watchtower” at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre, Greenwood Village, CO.
Dylan’s vocal performance is quite good, and his band is superb as usual.
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Dinosaur Jr.’s J Mascis has a new album, Tied to a Star, out August 26, 2014.
One song on the album, the beautiful “Wide Awake,” finds Cat Power joining Mascis on vocals.
Check it out.
[In August of this year I’ll be publishing my rock ‘n’ roll/ coming-of-age novel, “True Love Scars,” which features a narrator who is obsessed with Bob Dylan. To read the first chapter, head here.
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The great indie power=pop combo, Big Star, made two classic albums in the early ’70s: #1 Record and Radio City.
An incredible third album, Third/Sister Lovers was also recorded but that was basically an Alex Chilton solo record.
The first two albums have been major influential — R.E.M. were just one of numerous bands that fell under the sway of Big Star.
Now the first two albums have been…
Jeff Tweedy at Newport. Photo by Adam Kissick for NPR.
Jeff Tweedy’s entire set, recorded at the Newport Folk Festival this past Sunday, July 27, 2014.
Tweedy is in top form these days.
Check it out right now at NPR.
“Diamond Light Pt. 1″
“Honey Combed” (Feat. Lucius)
“New Moon” (Feat. Lucius)
“High As Hello” (Feat. Lucius)
As you probably know, Beck’s Song Reader sheet music album has been turned into a audio album that’s released this week. Appearing on the apple are lots of great artists including: Jack Black, Jarvis Cocker of Pulp, Norah Jones, Fun., Tweedy, Laura Marling, Jason Isbell, and Eleanor Friedberger.
If you’ve got Spotify, you can listen right now. If you don’t, I believe you can try it out for…