Bob Dylan: Shadows In The Night

Bob Dylan Shadows In The Night Q: Why did you make this record now? A: Now is the right time. I’ve been thinking about it ever since I heard Willie [Nelson]’s Stardust record in the late 1970s. All through the years, I’ve heard these songs being recorded by other people and I’ve always wanted to do that. And I wondered …

Feb 28: Van Morrison released the album Moondance in 1970

In Moondance, Morrison bursts forth in warm Technicolor. The Van Morrison that the public would come to know and recognize over the decades—Van the Man, the Belfast Cowboy, etc—essentially makes his first appearance on Moondance. ~Erik Hage This is Van Morrison’s 6th Symphony; like Beethoven’s equivalent, it’s fixated on the power of nature, but rather than merely sitting in awe, …

Bob Dylan & Susan Tedeschi @ Newark, Delaware 1999 (videos)

  University Of Delaware Newark, Delaware 20 November 1999 Bob Dylan (vocal & guitar) Charlie Sexton (guitar) Larry Campbell (guitar, mandolin, pedal steel guitar & electric slide guitar) Tony Garnier (bass) David Kemper (drums & percussion) Susan Tedeschi (guitar)

Bob Dylan: 8 essential videos from the 80’s

..to draw a crowd with my guitar, that’s about the most heroic thing that I can do. To play a song to calm the king, well everybody don’t get to do that. There’s only certain things a King wants to hear. And then if he don’t like it, he might send you to the gallows. Sometimes you feel like a …

Feb 27: Dexter Gordon Birthday

The top tenor saxophonist to emerge during the bop era and possessor of his own distinctive sound, Gordon sometimes was long-winded and quoted excessively from other songs, but he created a large body of superior work and could battle nearly anyone successfully at a jam session. ~Scott Yanow (allmusic.com) Jazz to me is a living music. It’s a music that since its …

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