Tag Archives: Bob Dylan

All Along the Watchtower: Bob Dylan; Jimi Hendrix Experience; Neil Young

Hello there! This week we will discuss a fantastic rock ‘n roll song, All Along the Watchtower. We will first review the original song by Bob Dylan. Next we will feature covers of this song by Jimi Hendrix and by … Continue reading

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Bob Dylan: Nobel Prize for Literature, 2016

Hello there! In this week’s blog we will depart from our normal formula. In honor of Bob Dylan’s winning the 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature, we are going to feature three songs by the inimitable Mr. Dylan. In our normal … Continue reading

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It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue: Bob Dylan, Them, Richie Havens

Hello there!  In this week’s blog we consider the song It’s All Over Now, Baby Blue.  This is a fabulous song by Bob Dylan, one that marks his transition from folk music to rock.  After discussing Dylan’s original song, we … Continue reading

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Mr. Tambourine Man: Bob Dylan, The Byrds, William Shatner

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider Mr. Tambourine Man, a wonderful song from Bob Dylan and one that jump-started the field of folk-rock music. We will review the original by Bob Dylan, a cover of that song by … Continue reading

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Four Strong Winds: Ian and Sylvia, Neil Young, and Bob Dylan

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the folk song Four Strong Winds. We will review the original by the Canadian folk duo Ian & Sylvia, and covers of that song by Neil Young and Bob Dylan. Ian & … Continue reading

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The House of the Rising Sun: Joan Baez, Dave Van Ronk, Bob Dylan and The Animals

Hello there! In this edition of Tim’s Cover Story we review House of the Rising Sun, a song that has taken a fascinating journey through the realms of traditional, folk and rock music. According to Wikipedia: The authorship of “The … Continue reading

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