John Kahn and Jerry Garcia.
Jerry Garcia plays a great acoustic version of Bob Dylan’s “It Takes A Lot to Laugh, Takes a Train to Cry” at Oregon State Penitentiary, Salem, OR, May 5, 1982.
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The Rolling Stones haven’t covered many songs by Bob Dylan, but they came together in 2011 to record a tribute to their departed (from this earth) piano player, Ian Stewart. Their cover of “Watching The River Flow” is a good one. It appears on the Ben Waters album Boogie 4 Stu: A Tribute To Ian Stewart.
And I like both Keith Richards’ take on “Girl From The North Country,and his version of the…
Rod Stewart and his mates in The Faces including Ron Wood.
I know it’s hard to believe, but once upon a time, that time being the late ’60s and early ’70s, Rod Stewart could really sing, and he made some amazing rock ‘n’ roll records, and zome excellent folk-style recordings.
Here are two covers of Bob Dylan songs that are quite good.
Plus versions of the songs by Mr. Dylan himself.
Neil Young at Farm Aid 2014.
Neil Young rocked Farm Aid 2014 at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre, Raleigh, NC, on September 13, 2014.
Here are clips of his performances:
Intro to Neil Young’s set:
“Heart Of Gold”:
“Comes A Time”:
The other day I did a post featuring the live Bob Dylan/ Joan Baez duet on Bob Dylan’s “Troubled And I Don’t Know Why,” a song that never appeared on an official Dylan album or single, but did make it onto a Joan Baez album.
My post prompted Dylan fan Ron Chester to post the following essay in the Facebook Dylan group, EDLIS Cafe.
I thought Chester wrote a wonderful essay and asked if I could…
Today Ryan Adams released the latest in his PAX-AM Singles Series. “Jacksonville” is a three-song, 10-minute EP.
There’s the title track plus “I Keep Running” and “Walkedypants.”
Check it out.